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Depression-induced heavy rain likely for the next five days

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: With the possibility of formation of a low pressure over South East Arabian Sea by Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has not only said that there will be heavy rain over Coastal and South Interior Karnataka in the next five days but has also urged fishermen not to venture into the sea. In […]

Old Kuloor bridge on National Highway 66 to be closed soon

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil on Monday informed that the old Kuloor bridge on National Highway 66 will soon be closed for traffic. The NHAI which had recently undertaken a survey of bridges under its network, in its report, deemed that the 65-year-old bridge across the Phalguni (Gurupura), connecting Panambur to Mangaluru is […]

Move to relax sand norms may trigger illegal extraction: NECF

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: Terming the demand from legislators of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts under the leadership of Minister U.T. Khader to get sand extraction norms relaxed as a move that would facilitate illegal sand extraction from rivers in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) area, the National Environment Care Federation (NECF) has invited them for an open […]

Banks in Dakshina Kannada lagging behind in lending to priority sector

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: The poor performance of banks in lending to priority sector in Dakshina Kannada, known as the cradle of banking, in the first quarter of the current financial year came to the fore at a meeting here on Monday. Selvamani R., Chief Executive Officer, of Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat, presided over the meeting. It was […]

Selvamani R appointed Dakshina Kannada ZP CEO

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: Selvamani R, a 2013 batch IAS officer has been appointed as the Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat chief executive officer (CEO). An order to this effect was issued by the state government on Thursday. Selvamani R, who has served as Zilla panchayat chief executive officer of Bidar for the last 22 months will be replacing […]

After Kerala, rivers in DK show signs of drying

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: After our neighbouring state Kerala witnessed unexplainable instances of rivers getting dry, it is now the turn of undivided Dakshina Kannada district, wherein the flow of water in most of the rivers is said to be decreasing when compared to last year. Due to this, social activists, environmentalists and civilians are worried about the […]

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 […]

Dakshina Kannada Congress Committteee stages a protest in Mangaluru

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Alleging major corruption in the Rafale deal, Dakshina Kannada district Congress Committteee (DKCC) staged a protest in Mangaluru on Tuesday. The protesters demanded a probe into Rafale deal to bring out the truth. A protest march was taken out from Ambedkar Circle to the deputy commissioner’s office in Mangaluru. The protesters shouted slogans against […]

Dasara holidays reduced to make up for deficit in school studies

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: The mid-term holidays for students of primary and high schools in Dakshina Kannada district, originally scheduled between October 7 to 21 has been reduced by seven days i.e from October 14 to 21, to make up for the deficit in the school studies, resulting out of the holidays granted owing to the torrential rains. […]

Help desk for Gulf returnees in Mangaluru soon: U.T.Khader

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada district in-charge Minister U T Khader, on Monday, informed that a help desk would soon be set up for those people, returning from Gulf countries, having lost their jobs or having quit the same due to the enactment of the Nitaqat’ scheme in Saudi Arabia and prevailing job crisis in Gulf nations. […]

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