2 centenarian shops burnt by fire at night: Loss Rs50lakhs

Saturday, November 12th, 2011
Ullal fire

Mangalore: Shops in Ullal catching fire is a happening news from time to time, and on Saturday early morning turn shops were gutted at a loss of only Rs.50 lakhs to the owners in Ullal. Harish, owning a hardware store and relative Pavish, a general store owner, suffered heavy losses by continuous fire for hours […]

Unlimited Power Supply opposed by SDPI

Saturday, October 29th, 2011
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Mangalore: The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), irked by unlimited, frequent and untimely power black-outs in Mangalore and coastal areas conducted a bold demonstration and agitation right under the nose of MESCOM office employees on Friday evening (October 28) at Suratkal, a satellite town of the port city here. Vice-President Abubaker Kulai addressed the […]

Shobha in Mangalore to open Zonal office of KEB Engineers

Saturday, June 18th, 2011
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Mangalore: The Energy minister, Shobha Karandlaje, laid the foundation stone for KEB Engineers Association’s Zonal office building proposed at Kavoor, by ceremoniously unveiling a plaque at Lions’ Club Centre in Mallikatte close to MESCOM building here. The minister claimed that there was no shortage of power in the state now and un interrupted power supply […]

MESCOM has new MD in Vijaya Narasimha

Monday, May 23rd, 2011
Vijaya Narasimha

Mangalore: Vijaya Narasimha, ME., D.B.F, has taken charge as per state Govt, notification, as the new Managing Director of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company (MESCOM), with effect from Monday, May 23 at the local office. He joined KEB in 1977, as probationary assistant EE (F), and was promoted gradually to the post o Chief Engineer (E). […]

Locals get priority under Single Window Scheme: DC

Monday, May 2nd, 2011
Subhod Yadav

Mangalore: DK-DC Subodh Yadav has instructed officials to distribute industrial plots to entrepreneurs only after developing the infrastructure facilities, like water, electricity and roads, to local parties in the 176 acres of land claimed for development now in Ira of Mangalore Taluk. He said this while chairing a district level single window committee meeting on […]

KERC emerges with hike in electricity tariff and single phase power

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010
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Bangalore : The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) today issued an official notification from the electricity supply companies with an instruction to increased power tariffs with immediate effect, which shocked the common man and rural population Speaking on the occasion, KERC Chairman Srinivasmurthy said tariff will be 28.54 paise per unit in CHESCom jurisdiction and […]

Continuous Rains in and around Mangalore for 2 days now.

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
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Mangalore: Torrential rains have paralyzed a normal life on the coast this week with bad roads in pools and pot-holes, drainage holes overflowing, small umbrellas not enough to hold one person from getting wet and many passages slippery for senior citizens of the port city. Several regions on the west coast received more rains than […]

MESCOM dictators get shock treatment in Taluk Panchayat monthly meet.

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
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Mangalore: One must admit that South Kanara people are very intelligent, literate, witty and ever abusive when dissatisfied. The recent Taluk Panchayat meeting sent shock waves through the MESCOM power distributors, not against their disproportionate electric bills, or assets they hold privately but when MESCOM officials were taken to task by Congress members. Prithiviraj complained […]