Mangaluru’s animal rescue centre saves life of tar-smeared dog

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As an animal rescue centre, the Animal Care Trust in Shaktinagar sees animals of all kinds arriving at the centre in various conditions. But recently, it witnessed a heart-wrenching scene, when a dog was brought to the centre, covered in thick tar. The dog had accidentally fallen into tar, and was lying in it for two days until he was rescued by a passer-by. “Daamru (as he’s been christened at the trust) was brought to us by a good Samaritan and we got down to immediately working on him. Six…

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Fishermen rescued from vessel off Karwar

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Mangaluru: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) interceptor boat ICGS C-155 on Thursday rescued fishermen on board Karwar fishing boat ‘Yashwardhan’. Acting on information given by Ghanshyam, a local fisherman, to the ICG station at Karwar at 1.30pm about the fishing boat reporting hull damage and flooding, the Indian Coast Guard diverted its interceptor boat to the spot to aid in the rescue of stranded fishermen on board. The fishermen were stranded on board the stricken vessel some 10 nautical miles from Karwar off Loliem Point (Polen) along the Karnataka-Goa border. ICGS…

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3 arrested under Pocso for raping minor

Mangaluru: Bantwal Town police arrested three people under the Pocso Act for sexually assaulting a minor girl on Wednesday night. Razak, 36, a bakery line salesman, Shekabba, 65, a scrap dealer, and Nawaz, 21, a hotel worker, (all residents of Goodinabali near BC Road) allegedly raped the 8-year-old girl at different times the same day. The incident took place when the girl was visiting her grandmother at Goodinabali. Razak took the girl to the terrace of a house and committed the crime. Later, Shekabba took the girl near an under-construction…

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Four arrested for woman’s death due to electrocution

Mangaluru/Udupi: The Udupi district police have arrested four people in connection with the death of an elderly woman, and for destruction of evidence. The arrested are John Claudius, 57, a resident of Putthige; Padmanabha Salian, 42, a resident of Sachheripete; Sunil, 30, a resident of Alangarugudde and Shivarama Shetty, 80, a resident of Posral in Mundkur. The victim Girija Poojary, a resident of Mundkur, was killed after she came in contact with a live electric wire fence laid for killing a wild boar. It was installed at the property belonging…

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CJs directive to fill up Bengaluru pot-holes in 24-hours impractical: MLC

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Welcoming pro-activeness of Karnataka High Court in directing the government to fill all potholes in Bengaluru in 24-hours, MLC S L Bhoje Gowda on Thursday appealed to Dinesh Maheshwari, chief justice of Karnataka High Court to show same zeal in dealing with pendency. While CJs concern over pot-hole ridden roads is laudable, it is also a matter of fact that people are suffering from delay in justice delivery system, he noted.

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Mangaluru: Three-day regional film festival at SAC from September 21

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MANGALURU: Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy, Bengaluru in association with department of information and public relation, St Aloysius College is organising a three-day regional language film festival at the LCRI auditorium of the college here from September 21. In all, nine feature films from Tulu, Beary, Konkani, Kodava languages and one Kannada film ‘Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shaale Kasaragod’ will be screened during the festival. Na Damodar Shetty, convener of the festival told reporters here on Wednesday that the film festival was aimed at drawing youth to see and appreciate films. “We have…

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