Muslims population 0.8 per cent increased in 2011 census

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
Muslim Cences

New Delhi : The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, while Hindus population showed a decline by 0.7 per cent at 96.63 crore during the period, according to the latest census data on religion. […]

ACT conducts street dog census in city for first time

Monday, October 27th, 2014
dog census

Mangalore : Animal Care Trust (ACT), an animal welfare association based in Mangalore has launched a stray dog census in city for first time. The census will help to track of the population of street dogs in the city for effective measures to be implemented for animal birth control. ACT is an organization Formed in […]

No, major shocks on tax laws: KCCI President,

Monday, February 17th, 2014
KCCI President

Mangalore : This time’s Budget is an interim event ahead of the Full Fledged Budget to be tabled in June- July this year after elections, we were sure that no major shocks by way of changes in tax laws were on the cards. However, knowing fully well that India has immense potential with 15% of […]

World Population Day observed

Thursday, July 11th, 2013
world population day

Mangalore : World Population Day was observed at the Regional Advanced Pediatric Care Centre of Wenlock Hospital on July 11, Thursday under the aegis of District Administration, District Health and Family Welfare Department and National Service Scheme of Mangalore University. B Ramanatha Rai, State Minister for Forest and District Minister said a greater awareness on […]

Pilikula has five new arrivals

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Mangalore: The Dr Shivaram Karanth Biological Park at Pilikula now has now new members which are bundles of joy. If Tigress Shambavi has given birth two cubs, another leopard is now a mother of three cubs. According to Jayaprakash Bhandary, Director of the Park, the gender of the cubs is yet to be ascertained. Pilikula […]

BJP struggles to clean Bangalore – and its own mess

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Bangalore: Karnataka’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been hurtling from one mess to another for the last four years. Now, the way the party, which also runs the Bangalore civic body, has handled the city’s garbage mess indicates that the problem will continue to fester. The BJP came to power in Karnataka in May […]

Mock drill by armed police creates panic

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Karwar: Due to false rumours spread by some ignorant persons watching a mock drill by Police at Karwar, called ‘ Sagar Kavach’, (protection of Sea), on armed exercise to check the war-preparedness of certain security agencies at the waterfront, panic spread among local people as if terrorists had planted bombs below kali bridge, on Thursday. […]

RD Minister J Shettar at Mannebettu GP and reviews GP/TP/ZP works

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Mangalore; All Gram panchayats in Karnataka that receive Rs. 8 Lakhs now (from Rs.6 lakhs earlier), on an even basis at present for local development, would get more funds when the 13th Finance Commission report is implemented by the government. This assurance was made by Jagdish Shettar, minister of rural development, while addressing a gathering […]

DC lays stress on Fundamental facilities in a growing city

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Dr. N.S. Channappa Gowda, new deputy commissioner in 2011, said on Dec 3 at Deepa Hotel on MG Road in a Workshop that he inaugurated, that Mangalore city was growing and changing a lot faster, and basic citizenship amenities also had to grow and expand accordingly, to cover all words and an increasing population. It […]

Kerala will push low-cost airline: Chandy

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
oman chandy

New Delhi : Kerala has not given up on a proposal to start an airline of its own, particularly to provide low-cost options to its vast diaspora in the Gulf, and will soon pursue this with the central government, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said. “We are at the moment concentrating on our fourth international […]