Stolen cables meant for railway electrification seized; 5 detained

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: Five persons who have been accused of stealing electric cables stocked for drawing power cables to run electric trains, were arrested by the Bajpe police from Shantigudde here. The arrests were made on Monday September 17. The arrested accused happen to be Arif alias Muhammed Arif (28), residing near Kalavaru in the taluk, Ramlan […]

Management to hold meeting on revival of Brahmavar sugar factory

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Udupi: With the Chief Minister’s recent statement that the government was ready to revive the Brahmavar Cooperative Sugar Factory if farmers were ready to grow sugarcane, the factory management would take stock of the situation here on Friday, while the farmers too are keen on its revival. It may be recalled that the foundation stone […]

India activists stages a protest against the delay in concreting Bajal Main Road

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: Democratic Youth Federation of India activists on Monday staged a protest against the delay in concreting the stretch of Bajal Main Road between J.M. Road and Pakkaladka. Addressing protesters, the former DYFI State president Sunil Kumar Bajal said that it was unfortunate that the residents of Bajal are forced to go on protest for […]

Plans to create a children’s swimming pool: MCC

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangala swimming pool is going to be upgraded and Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has already begun the work on it. In the same way, the little children in the city are showing much interest to learn swimming and hence, the corporation is thinking of creating a separate swimming pool dedicated for the children. The […]

MP Nalin and Shobha Karandlaje bringing disrepute to district: Prof Radhakrishna

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: KPCC Vice President and Media Cell Chief Prof Radhakrishna has accused Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje of disturbing peace in the region by inciting communal sentiments among the youth. The two are to be blamed for bringing disrepute to the district, he added. Speaking to reporters at the […]

The legal battle between law and PETA on Kambala

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: People for the Ethical Treatment of animals (PETA) has yet again initiated a legal battle against the traditional sport of Tulunadu by filing an application with the Supreme Court demanding the cancellation of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Karnataka Second Amendment) Act, 2017, which gave opportunity for the conduction of Kambala sport. PETA […]

Improve sand availability for constructions across the state: U T Khader

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Urban Development & Housing Minister U T Khader, ordered the Dakshina Kannada (DK) administration, to present a proposal to shelve the conditions in the separate sand mining policy for coastal districts. This was being done to improve sand availability for constructions across the state, Khader said. He spoke after inspecting the new market complex […]

Police arrested youth for stealing batteries from parked lorries

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Kankanady Police have arrested a youth named Azaruddin (26) from Vamanjoor on the charges of stealing batteries and other materials from parked lorries in Vamanjoor area. It is learnt, he was wanted in connection with theft of goods worth Rs 4.50 lakhs. Police are on the look out for another accused named Arif who […]

St Mary’s Island opens for tourists

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Udupi: Boat services to St Mary’s Island which is situated about 6.5 km from Malpe beach began on Sunday. The boat services were prohibited for three months during the monsoon by the district administration. The island is full of hexagonal linear columns stacked together. Millions of years ago the molten lava of basaltic rock overflowed […]

Padayatra on September 26 against bad condition of NH 66

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Tollgate Virodhi Horata Samiti will take out a padayatra from Kulur to Surathkal on National Highway 66 on September 26 to protest against the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) not filling up potholes on the highway between Nanthoor and Surathkal. The padayatra will commence from 9.30 a.m. A protest meeting will be conducted […]

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