Two cousins drowns in rivulet near Gantubeelu

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
Brothers drown

Kundapur : Two cousins accidentally drowned in a rivulet near Gantubeelu in Albady village in the taluk on Monday August 23 evening. The victims of the incident have been identified as Mohan Naik (21), son of the late Kalu Naik residing near Ardi Konchady in Albady village, and Suresh (19), son of Mahabala Naik. It […]

Farmers unhappy with fiat to cut off power supply to pumpsets

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Mangaluru: Farmers living in the Baje-Hiriyadka belt are sore over the district administration’s fiat to cut off power supply to irrigation pumpsets which pump water from the Swarna to save water at the Baje reservoir to supply drinking water to Udupi city. These farmers reside on the right and left banks of the river in […]

Net profit of Corp bank is Rs 36 crore in first trimester: Jai Kumar Garg

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Mangaluru: “Corporation Bank has done a business of Rs 3,35,445 and fetched a net profit of Rs 36 crore in 2016’s first trimester time,” said Bank MD and CEO Jai Kumar Garg. Speaking to the reporters on Wednesday he said that the amount of deposit has been increased by 0.91%, in SB accounts Rs 30.62 […]

District Administraion planning to convert APMC yard as a truck terminal

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Mangaluru : The recent proposal of Dakshina Kannada district administration to use Mangaluru Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) yard at Baikampady to house the much-needed truck terminal appears to have stirred up a hornets’ nest. During the recent review meeting by Dakshina Kannada district in-charge Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary Higher Education Bharat Lal Meena, Deputy Commissioner […]

“Kumki” land rights to the Farmers Convention on Feb.6

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Mangaluru : The district unit of the BJP will take up the cause of rights of farmers to “Kumki” land, which are lands adjacent to farm lands. It will start with an awareness programme in Puttur on February 6 in which many State-level BJP leaders will participate. “Kumki” land refers to those plots situated adjacent […]

Provide farmers access to better marketing facilities: Sorake

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Mangaluru : Vinay Kumar Sorake, Urban Development Minister, said on Monday that it was necessary to provide better marketing facilities to farmers to sell their produce. He was speaking after inaugurating the Udupi hobli-level agricultural campaign organised by the Zilla Panchayat along with agriculture and other related departments, here. Mr. Sorake said that farmers suffer […]

Three APMC officials arrested by Lokayukta officials, Rs 1.52 lakh seized

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
APMC officials

Mangalore : The Lokayukta officials conducted a raid and arrested three officials of the Agricultural produce market committee (APMC) for collecting the bribes from the traders and seized the amount of Rs 1.52 lakh on May 8, Thursday. The arrested three officials are APMC enforcement department joint director B Satish Kumar and lower rank officials […]

B. Ramanath Rai inaugurated annual flower show at Kadri Park

Saturday, February 15th, 2014
Kadri Park Flower show

Mangalore : The Horticulture Department organized three days flower show at Kadri Park to remember the Silver Jubilee of Horticulture Department. B. Ramanath Rai, minister of forests, environment and ecology, inaugurated the annual flower show. Addressing after inauguration, he said that green is good for human health, this programme more useful for gardening. We appreciate […]

Potatoes selling at Rs 50, onions sellig at Rs 90 in National Capital Region

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

New Delhi: The prices of potato and onions shot up in retail markets of the capital on Monday with reports of rains in Punjab affecting potato output and post-cyclonic rains  damaging onion crops in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Residents of the National Capital Region however blamed the price hike on unscrupulous middlemen and wholesale merchants […]

Rains please farmers ; agricultural activities pick up

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Udupi: With the arrival of monsoon in full gust, agricultural activities have picked up in the district. Farmers are seen busy in their farms with smiles writ large on their face. Some farmers say agricultural works have delayed this year due to delay in the arrival of monsoons. In Udupi district about 4.70 lakh hectare […]

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