26 years after accident, he still prays for help

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: With only dreams of a better life as his constant companion, Hosamane Jayaram Shetty, 48, struggles on,having spent the better part of his youth bedridden. Shetty, a resident of Sarkal village in Kundapur taluk, still sees a silver lining in the dark clouds that have surrounded him. Twenty-six years ago, Shetty had big dreams, […]

Sending a strong message to society through marriage!

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: When society is opposing inter-religious marriages, a couple – Vikram Savji and Shabana belonging to two different religions — have sent a strong message by getting married at the State Home for Women in Kalaburagi on Thursday. A resident of the State Home for Women since 2004, Shabana married Savji from Bidar district. “I […]

Dakshina Kannada’s monsoon-health to exceed expectations

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: After decades of deficit, rainfall in Dakshina Kannada breached its normal rainfall record for the first six months, by registering 59mm extra rain. The rainfall figures show that the district received extra 59mm before the end of June, indicating that the district is all set to receive above average monsoon. While the district records […]

It’s an attempt to highlight elder abuse, not to show any city in bad light: HelpAge

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: Reacting to the comments from various quarters on the ‘Elder Abuse in India-2018’ survey, NGO HelpAge India asserted that they stood by their study. “We do not in any way wish to show any city in bad light,” said Mathew Cherian, chief executive officer, HelpAge. “It’s an attempt to highlight the violence within the […]

KSRTC buses to have GPS announcement

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: GPS based announcement of bus stops on the route will be soon installed in KSRTC buses operating in Mangaluru. Like its metro system, KSRTC Mangaluru depot is all set to introduce ’GPS Based Next Stop Announcement System’ in all the buses. In the first phase of the installation, 100 KSRTC buses will be fixed […]

GPS-based announcement in 100 KSRTC buses soon

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: All KSRTC buses operating from Mangaluru will have GPS-based system to announce the names of all bus stops on the routes. This facility will be introduced soon. The Mangaluru depot of KSRTC is all set to introduce ‘GPS Based Next Stop Announcement System’ in all the buses to alert passengers just like Metro services. […]

T R Suresh takes charge as city police commissioner again..!

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: T R Suresh once again became the police commissioner of Mangaluru after acceotiung his charge at the city commissionerate here on Monday June 18th. He takes his charge from IPS officer Vipul Kumar who has been transferred back to his previous post as inspector general of police and director of the Karnataka Police Academy, […]

Greater Mangaluru proposal will not include Mulky: U.T. Khader

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: No urban bodies and villages including Mulky town panchayat would be brought under the proposed Greater Mangaluru as their inclusion would give rise to more complications than achieving development, said State urban development minister, U T Khader, during his personal visit to Mulky on Sunday June 17th. The minister observed that including places like […]

Pvt. institution gets ex-parte stay against clearance drive

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: A private educational institution in the city has obtained an ex-parte temporary injunction against encroachment clearance on the storm-water drain by the side of the highway near Kodical Cross in Bangra Kuloor by the district administration and Mangaluru City Corporation. The temporary injunction order was passed by the first Additional Civil Judge and JMFC […]

Mangaluru Regional Transport Office lacks sufficient staff

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangaluru Regional Transport Office is facing a crisis where less than 30 employees are serving at one of the busiest RTO in state. It has been reported that, on a daily basis, Mangaluru RTO receives around 2000 applications for registration, license, NOC, permit and others. The office currently has 30 staff, who is trying […]

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