Former mayor Rajani Duganna hurt in road accident at Kulai

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Rajani Dugganna

Mangalore : Former mayor Rajani Dugganna sustained injuries when the car she was travelling was hit by a mini lorry laden with fish near Kulai on January 30, Wednesday. Rajani Dugganna who sustained injuries on her head and chest has been admitted to the AJ Hospital in Mangalore.  The injuries are said to be minor.

Praveen elected as Mayor and Geetha Nayak as Deputy Mayor

Monday, February 28th, 2011
Praveen Mayor and Geetha Nayak Deputy Mayor

Mangalore : Praveen has been elected as Mayor of Mangalore and Geetha Nayak as deputy mayor at the Mayor’s election held at Mangalore City Corporation on February 28, Monday. The election for the post of mayor and deputy mayor of Mangalore was held in two processes. Both Praveen and Geetha Nayak won by 34 votes […]

Praveen and Gita Nayak likely to win on Feb 28.

Monday, February 21st, 2011
Praveen and Gita Nayak

Mangalore: Now that Rajani Dugganna will lay down office with only Car Street widening work to her credit, there is competition within BJP, as to who will be elected the Mayor or first citizen of Mangalore on Feb.28, according to categorized reservation, prescribed by state govt. There is a possibility of a contest between two […]

The Mayor next: Who is there?

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
Rajani Dugganna

Mangalore: Mayor Rajani Dugganna is retiring on Feb.21, and the number of candidates for the post from BJP is on the rise among backward classes. Ganesh Hosabettu got the first chance as belonging to backward ‘A’ class, and Shanker Bhat succeeded him from common category as a senior man (Brahmin). Presently in the third term, […]

Mangalore, Udupi, Kundapur and Karkala win awards

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
Mangalore, Udupi, Kundapur and Karkala win awards

Mangalore: Mangalore City Corporation has been declared as the second best such public of elected representatives for wards, next only to Mysore. Mayor Rajani Dugganna and City Commissioner Dr. Vijay Prakash received the award from Urban Development minister Suresh Kumar in the presence of Krishna Palemar, DK in charge on Tuesday. Award included Rs.3lakhs. Udupi […]

2-day Abbakka Festival commenced in Asaigoli

Saturday, January 29th, 2011
Abbakka Festival commenced in Asaigoli

Mangalore: The Veer Rani Abbakka (of Ullal) festival took of today with great fanfare in the morning (Jan.29) in the presence of Mayor Rajani Dugganna who lighted the traditional lamp at the Asaigoli Maidan in a decorated pandal. A folk arts and cultural procession was taken out on the occasion with dancers and large dolls […]

Bygone events of 2010 recalled before 2011 starts

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Mangalore: The year was better than 2009 in any ways with considerable rainfall and bumper harvests in many states. There were floods in many states in the north India, but Karnataka had both dry areas and those receiving rainfall, it was in Sept – October 2009, on year ago, that floods had devastated northern regions […]

Kabaddi Gold Medalist Mamatha Poojary

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

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Kabaddi Gold Medalist Mamatha Poojary warmly welcomed

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
Mamatha Poojary

Mangalore : Another golden girl, Mamatha Poojary, a member of the women’s Kabaddi team bagged the gold medal at the recently held Asian Games, arrived at Bajpe Airport on the next day of Ashwini Shetty’s arrival at 6:35 p.m. on Dec 1, Wednesday. After receiving a grand welcome, she said that women’s kabaddi is neglected […]

Opposition party is stealing every moment to defame Govt: Dhananjay Kumar

Sunday, October 24th, 2010
Dananjaya Kumar

Mangalore : Dhananjay Kumar, BJP leader at a press conference held at Circuit House on Saturday October 23, condemned the mockery of democracy by the opposition parties in the state and blames them to be involved in unconstitutional political games. He said that people had opted BJP government with majority votes to rule the government […]