Gas cylinder explosion : Two persons injured

Tuesday, June 14th, 2022
Gas CylinderBlast

Udupi : Two persons were injured in an LPG cylinder blast at Moodubettu in Udupi. The furnitures and various goods in the house have been damaged and window panes broken due to the impact of the blast. A woman named Savitri is among the two injured who have been hospitalized. The family members had rushed […]

Two died in LPG cylinder blast in Sanjeevirayan Kote

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Bellari : Mother and her daughter were charred to death after an LPG cylinder explosion at a house in Sanjeevirayan Kote village of the taluk on Monday morning at around 7 am. The police gave the names of the deceased as Parvathamma(55) and her daughter Huligemma(35). The firefighters arrived at the spot and doused the […]

Government should pay compensation for the loss of crops : CPI

Saturday, March 11th, 2017
cpi protest

Mangaluru : Demanding a people-friendly budget, the CPI unit of Dakshina Kannada district staged a protest in front of Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Friday. Addressing the protesters, CPI DK and Udupi secretary V Kukkyan said the state is reeling under a worst drought with more than 160 taluks being declared as drought-hit. With the […]

DYFI protests by giving out subsidised food

Saturday, February 14th, 2015
subsidised food Stall

Mangaluru : The Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) activists on Friday operated a makeshift canteen near the bus stand at State Bank Circle and provided food at subsidised price. This was part of the DYFI’s demonstration seeking reduction in the price of food items in hotels in accordance with the fall in the price […]

Petrol, diesel prices cut Rs.2 a litre each

Thursday, January 1st, 2015
Petrol, diesel prices cut

New Delhi: With international crude oil rates slipping below $55 a barrel, state-run oil marketers had a New Year Day gift of a cut petrol and diesel rates by Rs.2 a litre, excluding local taxes. Allowing for local levies, petrol per litre from Thursday costs Rs.61.33 in Delhi, Rs.68.86 in Mumbai, Rs.68.65 in Kolkata and […]

Petrol price cut by Rs 1.82/litre; diesel rate hiked by 50p

Sunday, August 31st, 2014
petrol price

New Delhi : In a third such reduction in a month, petrol prices were reduced by Rs 1.51 per litre from midnight on Sunday while diesel prices were increased by 50 paise per litre excluding value added tax (VAT) . The cut in petrol price will be more after the local taxes or VAT is […]

LPG cylinder explosion 14 year old girl Killed, three injured

Friday, April 4th, 2014
Gas Blast

Mangalore : A LPG cylinder explosion killed a 14 year old girl at the basement of Elite Apartment  Kadri Kambala in the wee hours on April 4, Friday. The deceased has been identified as Bharathi and Shivananda (40), Bhagaya( 35), Anjikya (14) were seriouly injured. Shivananda deceased Bharati’s father working as watchman in the same […]

Congress party failed on each and every promise they made : Venkaiah Naidu

Friday, January 31st, 2014
M. Venkaiah Naidu,

Mangalore : The Congress party is frustrated and desperate as it has realized that it has lost the ground and is certain to loose elections. That is why it is making desperate attempts by resorting to gimmics, offering lollypops and making false promises. Any amount of this cheap tactics will not help the Congress to […]

Cabinet may consider raising LPG cylinder cap to 12 Thursday

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs may consider raising the quota of subsidised LPG cylinder from nine to 12 per household at a meeting on Thursday. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had strongly pitched for raising the cap to 12 cylinders per household while addressing the AICC meet earlier this month. He also […]

Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG to be extended to 289 districts by Jan 1

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

New Delhi: After the success of the pilot programme in 20 districts, the scheme to pay domestic cooking gas (LPG) consumers cash subsidy will be extended to 289 districts in the country by January 1.Under the scheme, Rs 435 is deposited in bank accounts of household LPG consumers in advance so as to help them […]