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‘Despacito’ versions create ripples on YouTube

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Mangaluru: At five billion-plus views, it is easily the top 100 most-watched videos of all time on YouTube. Despacito by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee has spawned remakes in many leading languages, and joining the bandwagon are two south Indian languages – Telugu and Konkani. While the Telugu version hit YouTube on March 15, the […]

Illegal sand extraction still continues

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Contrary to allegations that politicians are behind illegal sand extraction in CRZ area, illegal extraction thrives even when the model code of conduct is in force. Motorised large steel boats and earth movers are still deployed to extract and load sand along the CRZ. Dredgers too are being deployed to suck sand during night […]

Disappointed Jagadish Adhikari planning to quit BJP

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Moodbidre: Resentment is brewing within the BJP in Moodbidri over granting of ticket to Umanath Kotian to contest from the constituency. BJP District Vice President K P Jagadish Adhikari who was one of the aspirants is a disappointed lot and has said that he would very soon decide on quitting the party. Speaking to reporters […]

Nomination papers acceptance from today: Senthil

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The acceptance of nomination letters for the eight Assembly constituencies will commence on April 17th and the election officials of their respective constituencies will accept the nomination papers from forenoon 11am to afternoon 3pm, informed district election officer Shashikant Senthil at a press meet. H.R. Nayak is the election officer for Belthangady Assembly constituency […]

MCF is all set to celebrate its golden jubilee

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers (MCF), Karnataka’s only fertilizer company – is all set to celebrate its golden jubilee on April 17. Having started its journey as Malabar Chemicals and Fertilisers on incorporation as a company on June 18, 1966, the company has changed many hands and is presently owned by the Adventz group that […]

Ticket refusal to Mithun Rai, rebellion by youth Congress leaders

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Mulky-Moodbidri, a Congress stronghold in Dakshina Kannada district, rebelled against the rebellion. Yuva Congress leaders have turned down their ticket to MLA Abhayachandra Jain in Mulki Moodbidri. The disagreement in the handkerchief of Dakshina Kannada district has begun. Moodbidri Rai, who is contesting from Moodbidri constituency, has lost tickets to Dakshina Kannada District Youth […]

Complaint against overzealous election officials: Ivan D’Souza

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Mangaluru: The election officials are harassing the common man in the name of the Model Code of Conduct. In regard to this issue, MLC Ivan D’Souza on April 16, informed that he would file a complaint with Election Commission and bring Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner’s attention to this issue. Ivan was speaking at a press […]

One thrashed; Chaos as Police, Protesters clash over Kerala hartal in Karnataka

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Mangaluru: An individual got thrashed by a group which was conducting a road block after he approached them intellectually. The news of this incident reached the police who rushed to the spot only to face attack on their vehicle. The incident took place near Bedagudde in Karopadi village on Monday. The injured individual has been […]

Illegal trafficking – 850 kg beef seized, five arrested

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Belthangady: In two separate operations directed by the district crime intelligence bureau (DCIB) on Monday morning, illegal trafficking of beef was identified. Five people were arrested, and their vehicles and 850 kg beef was seized during the operation. The arrested men and in addition items worth about Rs 14.25 lakhs seized from their ownership, were […]

Hebbalkar dares Karandlaje to condemn Kathua and Unnao rape incidents

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Women’s Wing President Laxmi Hebbalkar dared and demanded that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Member of Parliament Shobha Karandlaje should speak against the two incidents of rape at Kathua and Unnao with her party legislator also being accused and condemn the incidents of atrocities against women. Hebbalkar speaking […]

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