Bengaluru: In an unprecedented move, a girl from Kolar has bagged gold medal in Karate despite suffering from kidney stone problem.

Rumana Kausar, a student of SV Paramedical in Srinivaspura in Kolar, brought laurels to the nation by winning the medal in the International Karate Championship held recently in Malaysia.

While Rumana's father Rashid Ahmed is an autorickshaw driver, her mother Shabana is a housewife. Despite all the odds, the couple tried to provided every facility to Rumana to get good education and karate training.

It was Rumana's uncle Althaf Pasha, who supported her in achieving this height. Kausar has been known internationally as a result of the training given by Althaf Pasha. Behind this success, there is a tough training and hard work that she has had from a very young age behind.

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Mangaluru:Former Congress MLA Mohiuddin Bava on Wednesday claimed he received a call from an unknown person objecting to his participation in the ongoing Navaratri celebrations at a temple here.

Bava, who had represented from Mangaluru North segment, said he has lodged a police complaint about it.

The Congress leader said he visited the Gurupura Ambika Annapoorneshwari temple at Bajpe here and took part in the rituals following an invite by its priest.

Later, he got a call from a man, who identified himself as Anil from Mumbai and raised objections to his visit, saying It's not Nehru period, it's a Modi period, Bava alleged.

"A Muslim should not go to the temple, a beef eater and Muslim should not visit temple," the caller had told him, he claimed, adding the conversation was recorded by him.

Bava said he told the caller that he went to the temple on invitation and added he had not differentiated between communities in his political life.