DC Witnesses MRPL On-Site Emergency Mock Drill

Saturday, September 19th, 2020
Mrpl Mockdril

Mangaluru :  MRPL, Karnataka’s sole Petroleum Refinery conducted an On-Site Emergency Mock Drill in its premises on September 19, Saturday in the presence of DC & DM of DK Dr Rajendra K V, IAS and Deputy Director of factories Rajesh Mishrikoti and other dignitaries. Officials from various wings of district administration and representatives from government bodies […]

Human Rights Protection Foundation to file case against MRPL, MSEZ

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Mangaluru: Chandrahasa, an ex-defence personnel, has been seeking rehabilitation benefits after his 80 cents agricultural land was acquired for Mangalore Special Economic Zone (MSEZ) in March 2008. His letters seeking redressal of his grievance, submitted to deputy commissioner, who is also the chairman of District Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) Committee, chief minister, defence minister and […]

MCC to begin supplying water on alternate days : DC

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Mangaluru: The District Administration has asked the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) and Mangalore Special Economic Zone Ltd. (MSEZ) not to draw water from the AMR dam at Shamboor. The decision was taken after orders were issued by Deputy Commissioner Dr K G Jagadeesha. The Deputy Commissioner stated in the order that MSEZ and […]

MSEZ to pay Rs 1 crore to non-mechanised boat fishermen as compensation

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Mangaluru: Mangaluru Special Economic Zone (MSEZ) will give Rs 1 crore as compensation to the non-mechanised boat fishermen of Baikampady area. In a meeting held by MLA Mohiuddhin Bava and Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim with fishermen and MSEZ officials at DC Office on Saturday, it is decided to give the compensation money to the […]

DYFI activist held for obstructing road work, relesed on bail

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
dyfi arrest

Mangaluru : DYFI State president  Muneer Katipalla and two activists, who were arrested for allegedly obstructing road work in the Mangalore Special Economic Zone area on Thursday, were released on interim bail late Thursday night. The residents, under the aegis of Jokatte Nagarika Horata Samiti, have been opposing a portion of the corridor road work […]

Consumers oppose proposed Mescom tariff hike

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
Mescom tariff

Mangaluru : Consumers and farmers’ representatives have said that people should not have to bear the burden of the failure of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd (Mescom) in collecting bills and bringing down the transmission and distribution losses. They were participating in a public hearing by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission on Tuesday over Mescom’s […]

MSEZ not fulfilled the necessities of PDF colonies

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
zp special meeting

Mangaluru : Zilla Panchayat members have alleged the MSEZ of not implementing rehabilitation policy appropriately and of causing nuisance to the families living near MSEZ area. In a special meeting convened to discuss revenue matters at Zilla Panchayat hall on Wednesday, ZP Member Rithesh Shetty said that MSEZ has not fulfilled the necessities of PDF […]

Vent to the treated water line concerns Mangalore residents

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Mangalore: Residents of Kuthethur are concerned over a vent given to the pipeline laid to carry treated effluent from Mangalore Special Economic Zone to the sea. The vent is directed towards the rainwater drain and they fear that release of any effluent through this vent will pollute the Nandini River, which the drain joins. In […]

Water levels in rivers rise as incessant rains continue to lash undivided DK

Thursday, July 4th, 2013
Mangalore Rain

Mangalore : Water levels in various rivers of DK and Udupi districts, has seen a sharp rise  due to incessant rains since the past two years.  The met department has said 175 mm rainfall may occur in the next 48 hours across the coastal belt. Fishermen have also been asked against venturing into sea for […]

Sewage wet wells inaugurated at Kodikal, Dumbel, Kodialbail

Monday, June 17th, 2013
Sewage wet wells

Mangalore :  JR Lobo, Mangalore South MLA has hoped that the water logging in several areas of the city would reduce considerably due to effective channelization of sewage water with the  commencement of sewage wet will units. He was speaking after inaugurating  new sewage wet-well units at Kodialbail, Kodikal and Dumbel areas on June 17, […]