Authority to remove loudspeakers from violators premises

Friday, May 27th, 2022

Mangaluru : The Dakshina Kannada district administration has set up seven committees, involving officials from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, police and other departments, to implement the government circular dated May10, 2022, related to the use of loudspeakers in public places and religious centres in the district. The district administration, in a circular issued […]

Mangaluru : State-level conference on environment at Tannirbhavi tree park

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Mangaluru : At a time when climate change has become a major issue of debate the world over, Mangaluru too played a small part by hosting a state-level conference on environment at Tannirbhavi tree park on Sunday March 1. Altogether 36 major issues were discussed during the conference, one among them being pollution of rivers […]

Government keen on preserving environment : Kota Srinivas Poojary

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Mangaluru : District in-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary on Tuesday said the government will take steps to protect and preserve environment and forest with the active participation of local residents, including forest dwellers. He was speaking after inaugurating Vrukshotsava 2019, organised by Forest Department in association with the district administration, Mangaluru City Corporation and other […]

People must protect the environment: Dr. Veerendra Hegde

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Udupi: “It is the responsibility of the people to protect the environment” opines Dr. Veerendra Hegde, the dharma-adhikari of Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala. He was speaking at the World Environment Day programme, ‘Sasya Gopuram’ organised as part of the dedication ceremony of Suvarna Gopura of Sri Krishna Mutt at Rajangana. He also distributed plants to people […]

Creating awareness on environment the MAHE way

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Manipal: The Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) along with the schools under the Academy of General Education (AGE) and Dr. T.M.A. Pai Foundation celebrated the World Environment Day at the university campus here on Tuesday. Over 1,000 students took part in a rally and the programme at KMC Greens. Forty saplings of flowering, fruit […]

IISc professor moots plan to save floodwater

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Mangaluru: “If water can be managed and stored scientifically, there will be excess water in Mangaluru which can be supplied not only to the entire Karnataka state, but also to the neighbouring states.” Prof T G Sitharam, professor in civil engineering at IISc, Bengaluru, made a presentation before reporters on ‘Floodwater Coastal Reservoir in the Arabian Sea,’ […]

Expelled AIADMK MP opposes Sasikala becoming CM

Monday, February 6th, 2017
Sasikala Natarajan

Chennai: Expelled AIADMK Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Puspha today opposed party chief V K Sasikala becoming the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, alleging she had a “criminal background”. In letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, she said, “It is condemnable to nominate or invite Sasikala Natarajan to be a […]

Won’t interfere in drinking water project: NGT on Yettinahole Issue

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Mangaluru: In a set back to the legal battle against Yettinahole project being implemented in Karnataka state, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in New Delhi on Monday has reserved its order on the issue for tomorrow and criticized the petitioners. The petitioners have objected the project citing, the environment will be damaged significantly during the […]

‘Aerophilia 2017’ takes off

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Mangaluru: ‘Aerophilia 2017,’ the two-day annual aeromodelling competition, made a start on Friday with budding designers in the realm, displaying their skills with metal birds at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management. The twin grounds next to the canteen had turned into hot spots with curious onlookers, mostly students, witnessing the model planes, copters and drones, […]

Fish Meal Processing Plant in Balekudru shut after protests

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Fish Meal Processing Plant

Kota: A fish meal processing plant has been shut by the representatives of the people on Thursday which is located adjacent to Balekudru school in Hangarakatte near Udupi town. The proposed plant was scheduled to start functioning on January 15 amid strong protests by the local residents as the processing unit would pollute the environment […]