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'Salaam Kalam'-tribute paid to Abdul Kalam through sand sculpture

Bantwal: Bhavana Kala Arts Puttur paid homage to former president of India APJ Abdul Kalam by creating a sand sculpture.

A huge sand sculpture of the world renowned scientist from India was created by Vighnesh Vishwakarma of Bhavana KalaArts at Tanneerbavi beach in Mangaluru on Sunday August 2. The sculpture was given the tag line 'A salaam to Kalam'.

People who visited the beach on Sunday pais their tribute to Kalaam and praised the work of Bhavana Kala Arts. Dinesh Vishwakarma, Sathyaraj, Ganesh, Bhaskar Kelinja, Vishal, Mithunraj, Vasanth, Jagadish Mameshwar, Anasuya, Vanitha, Vighnesh, Master Vinil, Yashas, Vishas, Jnanesh Vishwakarma helped to create the sculpture.


  • Published in Bantwal

Dead blue whale found in Tannirbavi beach

Mangaluru:  Biggest mammal on earth, blue whale was found dead on the shores of Tannirbavi beach on Thursday morning.

The whale was first spotted by the local people. It had injuries all over the body and locals suspected that it might have been hit by a ship and have had died due to injuries.

It might weigh around 15 tons.

Few days ago a dolphin was found injured in Hosabettu beach near Surathkal. It was given first aid treatment and then left into the sea.
  • Published in Mangaluru

Couple dies in a fatal accident in Kulur

Mangaluru: In a ghastly accident a car plunged into the river killing two persons. The incident happened IOC plant in Tanneerbavi on the late night of Tuesday May 12.

The lad Tausheel (21) is from Mangaluru and was an engineering student. The lady is Pranita from Karvar. Tuesday evening they were going to Tannirbavi beach. On the way when Tausheel tried to overtake another vehicle, lost his control and the car plunged into the river.

The eyewitness of this accident, IOC workers informed the cops. Immediately the cops, fire engine, sand lifting workers and local people helped to lift the car out of the river. The couple were then taken to hospital.

Panambur police have registered the case for further investigation.

  • Published in Mangaluru

Tannirubavi: 6 crores sanctioned for the construction of hanging bridge

Mangaluru: The State PWD has sanctioned rupees 6 crores for the construction of Tannirubavi-Sultan Batteri hanging bridge, briefed Mangaluru MLA J.R.Lobo to the press.

He said that since several years the project has been dumped and he wanted to give life to the project once again. The 410 mtr long, 10 ft wide bridge was expected to be constructed by spending 12 crores. The bridge was to be constructed 25 ft above the water level.

The project was started in 2006, 1 crore was released in the year 2008 for the construction work. In 2012 the work was started and later dumped due to scarcity of the aid.

This year with J.R.Lobo’s efforts the project has been handed over to PWD as tourism department couldn’t fund such huge amount.

The PWD has released first installment 6 crores. The construction work will soon begin and the second installment of 6 crores more will be released later. He also said that he is hope full that within 2 years the work will be over.

  • Published in Mangaluru

Man lost life in bike accident at Tannirbavi

Mangaluru:  A young bike rider lost his life as his bike hit a pile of stones on the road and dashed into the wall of a house near Krishna Bhajana Mandir road, on Chitrapur-Tannirbhavi stretch here on Tuesday, November 11 at 8.30 pm.

The deceased has been identified as Naga Reddy (24), resident of Sindur in Raichur. He was working as a security guard at APMC in RK factory, Mangaluru. The accident was caused due to high speed. The deceased was plying from Baikampady to Chitrapur. Suratkal police rushed to the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. A case is yet to be registered.

  • Published in Mangaluru
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