Elephant attacks van in Mangaluru, 7 injured
Sunday, June 24, 2018, 12:02 PM
Seven persons were injured after an elephant attacked their vehicle on a state highway in Dakshina Kannada district early Saturday, the police said. The jumbo ran towards the vehicle and attacked it with its trunk. The incident was reported from Bilinele on the Uppinangady-Subramanya highway. The condition of one of the injured is stated to be critical.
Heavy Rains Lash Mangaluru, Schools to Stay Closed Today
Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 7:22 AM
The Karnataka government has announced that all schools and colleges in Mangaluru and Udupi will remain closed on Wednesday after heavy rainfall flooded several low-lying areas. Karnataka disaster management department asked stranded residents to tweet their location to ensure that officials reach them in time. At least two people were killed in the heavy rainfall.