Shimogga: K.A. Dayanand, Shivamogga Deputy Commissioner, has ordered to open the Agumbe Ghat for the movement of mini-buses, two-wheelers, four-wheelers, and light commercial vehicles from May 16.

Landslides were reported along this stretch in June and July 2018 following heavy rainfall. Vehicular movement had been barred from April 1 to May 15 for repair and restoration work.

The work on reconstruction of parapet and retaining walls has been completed. The surface of the road has been relaid with dense bitumen concrete.

"A decision on allowing heavy commercial vehicles and cargo container trucks would be taken later," the DC added.

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Mangaluru: In another case of suspected Dengue, a 19-year old student died on Friday taking the toll of Dengue in Dakshina Kannada District to 11.

The deceased has been identified as Madhushri, a student of private college in Mangaluru.

Madhushri was admitted to a private hospital in the city due to suspected Dengue fever and was discharged just three days back.

She was again rushed to hospital on Thursday late night when she complained of chest pain. However, she passed away on Thursday after not responding to the treatment.

Health officials have denied Dengue to be the cause of her death and added that she was cured of Dengue while being discharged from the hospital.

The officials further added that she had developed lungs infection which caused her death.