Elected representatives using their pictures on works development funds is not correct : Bhoje Gowda

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Mangaluru : MLC S L Bhoje Gowda on Thursday said, he will welcome HC ordering crackdown on flex banners. The government stopped practice by elected representatives to use their pictures on works executed under their local area development funds. Noting that the projects are taken up using public and not personal funds, he said it […]

Nurse’s death: Family’s wait for mortal remains gets next week!

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Udupi: The wait for the mortal remains of Shirva-based nurse Hazel Jyotsna Mathias, who died under mysterious circumstances in Saudi Arabia may finally be over. Reportedly, a NOC (No Objection Letter) has been obtained from the Saudi Embassy and all processes in connection to the repatriation of her body have been completed. Hazel’s mortal remains […]

150th Foundation Day celebrations at University College

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: A constant enthusiasm is a necessity for excellence in student life, said MP and former union minister M Veerappa Moily. He was speaking as a chief guest at the 150th Foundation Day celebrations of Mangalore University College here on September 20, Thursday. Every student must strive to make his student life unique, everyone has […]

Several applications seeking BPL cards since 2017 are pending: Mohammed Monu

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: Pointing out that several applications seeking BPL cards since 2017 are pending, Mohammed Monu, president of the Mangaluru Taluk Panchayat, has ordered an acceleration in the process of clearance of applications. He was chairing the Panchayat general meeting at the Zilla Panchayat Nethravathi auditorium in Mangaluru on Tuesday, when he expressed discomfiture on the […]

Murder of elder brother: two younger siblings get bail

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Kundapura: In connection with the case in which their elder brother, who used to come home fully drunk and kick up a fight routinely, was killed and his mortal remains were burnt down, the additional district and sessions court here has granted conditional bail to the two younger brothers of the deceased. The person who […]

Muthappa Rai elected president of the Karnataka Athletics Association

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: N. Muthappa Rai took over as president of the Karnataka Athletics Association amid much fanfare at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Wednesday. Muthappa Rai Rai, who now heads the social welfare organisation Jaya Karnataka but has a chequered past, arrived at the offices of the KAA in a large convoy, surrounded by a […]

Tipper owners protest against unilateral ban on sand extraction

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Kundapura: Owners of tipper trucks here held silent protest opposite the office of the assistant commissioner here on Wednesday September 19 to register their resentment at the unilateral ban placed on sand extraction by the district administration. They also handed over petition listing their grievances to the assistant commissioner. “The district administration has taken steps […]

Udupi farmers worried due to lack of rains in Sept

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Udupi: The sudden absence of rainfall in Udupi district has left farmers, and also people, worried. The decline in rainfall has reduced the inflow into rivers and the level of water in wells and other water bodies too has gone down. According to information provided by the district administration, the average rainfall in the district […]

Firemen from Karnataka excel at World Firefighters Games

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: Rajesh K. Madiwal and Ashwin Sanil, two firemen from Kumta, in Uttara Kannada, and Udupi, respectively, won bronze medals at the 13th World Firefighters Games, which was held in Chungju in South Korea between September 10 and 17. This was the maiden participation of firemen from the State in an international event. Mr. Madiwal […]

Craters leave motorists struggling: DYFI to go ahead with protest

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) which collects hefty toll for the 17-km stretch of NH 66 between Nanthoor and NITK Surathkal has not taken steps to keep the stretch motorable even a month after the monsoon has receded. Filled with potholes and craters, the stretch of the national highway paints a very […]

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