Mixed response for bandh call in Dakshina Kannada & Udupi

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Mangaluru: The two-day nationwide bandh call against “anti-labour, anti-people and anti-national policies” of the Modi government received mixed responce in Mangaluru city in Tuesday Morning. Several shops and establishments in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts have remain shut on Tuesday, January 8. The bandh has been called for by various labour organisations to protest against “anti-labour, […]

Pvt enterprises to play role in rail head develpment: Nalin Kumar

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Mangaluru: Speaking after inaugurating a free emergency medical service centre, set up by Unity Hospital, at Mangaluru Central Railway station on Dec 23, Sunday. Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel appealed to the private enterprises to join hands with government to upgrade railway stations and other public enterprises. Lauding the initiative by Unity Hospital, the […]

Soon, airlines to launch new flights from MIA

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Bajpe: Air India along with some several other flight operators have agreed to begin the operations of new flights to destinations like New Delhi, Goa, Bengaluru and Pune. This comes after many ideas and opinions from the passengers and experts were collected after which the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) authorities along with Dakshina Kannada MP […]

Cleanliness in city, committees to be set up in wards: Mohammed Nazeer

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: Speaking at a meeting attended by the general public, representatives of NGOs and journalists on new projects for Swacch Sarvekshan at the corporation here on Dec 20, Thursday; MCC Commissioner Mohammed Nazeer has said.The Mangaluru City Corporation has decided to constitute committees comprising general public, area councillor and officials in all wards to ensure […]

DK to bet on tourism potential of riverine systems

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: The next happening place for tourism in Dakshina Kannada (DK) district will be the riverine and backwater systems in the district. The district administration is planning to harness the tourism potential of these natural systems in the district by banking on a 2-day river festival from Jan 12th 2019 and thereby opening a new-window […]

Kole Roga has struck plantations in Dakshina Kannada on a vast scale

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: Nearly 56,000 arecanut farmers in Dakshina Kannada have sought compensation from the government for loss of produce due to Kole Roga (fruit rot disease) which struck their plantations during this rainy season on a vast scale, after five years. According to Deputy Director, Department of Horticulture, Dakshina Kannada, H.R. Nayak, the disease has hit […]

Eid- Milad holiday on Tuesday in DK: U T Khader

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: November 20 will be declared as public holiday on the occasion of Eid-Milad in Dakshina Kannada, announced District-in-charge minister U T Khader on Sunday November 18th. Earlier, the public holiday had already been declared on November 21, however in DK it will be celebrated on November 20. “I have written to the chief minister […]

Campco to hold training on areca palm climbing from December 5

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Limited will conduct a five-day training programme on areca palm climbing from December 5 at Central Plantation Crops Research Institute’s (CPCRI) regional station in Vitla. Speaking to reporters here on Friday, Campco president S.R. Satishchandra said there was a need for persons trained in climbing […]

Shiradi Ghat now open for all vehicles

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Mangaluru: Ending months of ordeal for truck operators, the Dakshina Kannada administration on Wednesday announced that all kinds of vehicles, including trucks, can ply via Shiradi Ghat — the crucial link on National Highway 75 connecting Bengaluru and the coast. The district in-charge Minister, in a release, said he had held discussions with deputy commissioners […]

Dakshina Kannada celebrates Tipu Jayanti amid tight security

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: Tipu Jayanthi was celebrated at the Zilla Panchayat Auditorium in the city on November 10, Saturday amidst unprecedented security arrangements. MLC Harish Kumar inaugurated the programme in the absence of DK District in-charge Minister UT Khader. In his address, Harish Kumar described Tipu wanted unity in the society. He also stated that there was […]

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