The Dakshina Kannada district administration has imposed a ban on the conduct of Kambala (buffalo racing on slush tracks), a folklore sport that has been part of rural life in the district.
Karnataka Health Minister UT Khader has asked the District Health Officer of Dakshina Kannada to lodge a complaint with the cyber cell police in Bangalore against persons spreading rumours on social media claiming Ebola virus had entered the city.
Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim has seized several lorries illegally transporting sand to other places without proper documents.
Controversial ritual "Made snana" where some devotees roll over food remains on plantain leaves left behind by Brahmins, began at Kukke Sri Subrahmanya temple in Dakshina Kannada district on Friday.
Karnataka government would put an end to moral policing in Dakshina Kannada district, Home Minister KJ George said on Wednesday.
A slight intensity earthquake hit Dakshin Kannad region of Karnataka, the Indian Meteorological Department said.
Anti-Naxal police on Sunday fired at a group of ultras at Palligadde in Dakshina Kannada district but they managed to escape, police said.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade