Dasara holidays may be cut short in Dakshina Kannada

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Students are missing out classes due to the precautionary rain holidays issued by the district administration because of the intermittent heavy rains lashing the coastal districts of Mangaluru and Udupi. These additional holidays are adversely affecting the students’ education and thus the department of Public Instruction may cut short Dasara vacation to help school’s […]

Nagarapanchami celebrated with religious fervour

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Mangaluru : Nagarapanchami celebrated with religious fervour in Dakshina Kannada district on Wednesday, August 15. People gathered in large numbers at “Naga banas” and offered pujas to the serpent god. Huge crowds visited to the Ananthapadmanabha temple at Kudupu in Mangalore from the early hours of the day. The special “Alankara” made to Lord Ananthapadmanabha […]

Samithi demands expediting of four-laning of NH 66

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada Mattu Udupi Rashtriya Heddari Horata Samiti threatened on Monday that it will forcibly close four toll booths along NH 66 between Talapady and Kundapura if the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) did not complete the four-lane project at the earliest. Devi Prasad Shetty, president, samiti, said the concessionaire of the NHAI […]

Last 5 years, beedi industry is wasting away: Mohammed Rafi

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Mangaluru: The situation of ‘beedi’ workers is deplorable and therefore the central and state governments must come together and see to it that the working class is not cheated and provide encouragement to the beedi industry, appealed Mohammed Rafi, Secretary of Canara-Udupi District Beedi Contractor Union. Speaking at a press conference in the city he […]

Leaky roof of Subrahmanya cross road railway station

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Subrahmanya: The second largest railway station in Dakshina Kannada district is Subrahmanya cross road railways station, which exemplifies disorganization. Leaky platform during rains, roofless rest room, lack of lighting, and the list of problems keeps going. Though this station connects and thousands of devotees visiting Subrahmanya Dharmasthala, it is clouded with major lack of basic […]

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in next 2 days

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: The meteorological department at Bengaluru has predicted more rains and strong winds along the coastal belt for Saturday and Sunday. The strong winds are expected to give rise to huge waves and therefore the fishermen have been warned to stay away from the sea for the weekend. The wind is blowing at a velocity […]

Damaged roads will be repaired soon: U.T. Khader

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Minister, U T Khader, said that the roads which suffered damages due to heavy rains in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada would be repaired from July 23. Addressing a meeting at circuit house here, he said that he has instructed the concerned persons to look into the filling of pothole in the roads. He said […]

PWD asked to fill potholes on roads in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Minister for Urban Development and Housing U.T. Khader said here on Monday that the Public Works Department (PWD) has been instructed to fill potholes on all roads maintained by it in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi from July 23 to make them motorable. Addressing media persons after a meeting with MLAs from both the districts […]

The “No Bag Day” in schools initiated in Dakshina Kannada

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Mangaluru: The “No Bag Day” in schools initiated in Dakshina Kannada in the last academic year has prompted five more districts in the State to emulate it in this academic year, Y. Shivaramaiah, Deputy Director of Public Instruction, Dakshina Kannada, said here recently. Belagavi, Hassan, Tumakuru, Chikkaballapur and Kodagu districts have implemented the concept now, […]

166 villages identified for Mission Antyodaya

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: As many as 166 villages under 97 gram panchayats have been identified for implementing the Union government’s Mission Antyodaya scheme in Dakshina Kannada, according to M.R. Ravi, Chief Executive Officer of Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat. It is basically a poverty alleviation programme by converging different schemes of the government. The scheme would be launched […]

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