SEZ Industrial production likely to be affected as water crisis

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
water problem

Mangaluru : The production of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. and Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd. and industries under the special economic zone is likely to be hit as they will get water once in two days from April 20. At a meeting here on Monday to review the availability of water, Minister in-charge of […]

Activist plans hunger strike over Yettinahole

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
Netravathi Rakshana Samyukta Samithi

Mangaluru : Netravathi Rakshana Samyukta Samithi will stage a hunger strike in front of the DC’s office from 10 am on March 17 to urge the government to drop Yettinahole project. Addressing mediapersons on Tuesday, Samithi leader M G Hegde said the hunger strike is held before the State budget to register the protest against […]

Social activist Vidya Dinker to get Lawrence Pinto award

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Mangaluru : social activist Vidya Dinker has been chosen for the Lawrence Pinto Human Rights Award 2016 by Friends of Lawry, which has instituted the award. The statement said Ms. Dinker was unanimously chosen for the award, as she has dedicated many years selflessly to fight for people’s rights; taken on the might of the […]

DC declares SEZ, MRPL and OMPL as ‘no fly zones’

Friday, October 17th, 2014
dc meeting

Mangalore : DK DC A B Ibrahim directed the authorities of Mangalore Airport to take a formal request letter from Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) and ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (OMPL) and declare their areas as ‘No fly zones. He was speaking after chairing the meet organized for District Disaster […]

Villagers protest against district administration apathy to clear mud dumped on Phalguni banks

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Kuloor Villagers protest

Mangalore:  The inaction and apathy of the district administration to ensure measures to see that all the mud dumped unauthorisedly on the Phalguni river banks by the SEZ contractors was removed, came under severe criticism by residents of Melkoppala and Athrebailu near Kulur who staged a dharna in front of the DC office in Mangalore […]

Karnataka: Export Vision – 2020 to be held on Feb 13

Thursday, February 9th, 2012
Veerappa Moily

Mangalore : Honourable Minister for Corporate Affairs Dr M Veerappa Moily said that Federation of Indian Export Organizations, (Southern Region) in association with the Organizing Committee of Exporters Convention, Mangalore Airport and Kanara Chambers of Commerce and Industry will organize ‘Karnataka: Export Vision – 2020’ at Dr TMA Pai Convention Centre on Feb 13, Monday. […]

17th DK DK Sahitya Sammelana concludes with 11 resolution

Sunday, November 20th, 2011
Kannada Sammelana

Bantwal : The valedictory ceremony of 17th DK District Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Alike Shree Sathya Sai Hall brought a grand end on November 19, Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, renowned senior litterateur Vasanth Kustagi said that the schools which take lot of donation from the people must be closed. Since the corruption grow from […]

Land Denotification: Pejavar seer threatens indefinite fast

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
pejavara seer threatens of fasting

Bangalore: Pejavar Mutt pontiff Visvesha Thirtha Swami today threatened to go on an indefinite fast in Mangalore from tomorrow if the ruling BJP failed to honour its promise of withdrawing notification on acquisition of land for SEZ in that city by this evening. “Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa met me three days back and promised […]

MCC and STEM organized a workshop on City Development Plan

Friday, February 4th, 2011
Mayor Rajani Dugganna, inaugurated the workshop

Mangalore : The Mangalore City Corporation in association with Symbiosis of Technology, Environment and Management (STEM) organized a workshop on Mangalore City Development Plan at Conference hall on Feb 4, Friday. Mayor Rajani Dugganna, inaugurated the workshop on the occasion. MCC Commissioner Dr K N Vijayaprakash briefed on the blue print of the City development […]

Karavali Karanataka Janabhivriddhi accused MLA to support SEZ

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Mangalore : The SEZ has always assured people to provide job and not fulfilled any of its promise so far, said Natesh Ullal, spokesperson of Karavali Karnataka Janabhivriddhi Vedike. Speaking at the press meet held at Hotel Woodlands Hotel Hall on Jan 25, Tuesday, he said that the similar situation was occurred at Thokur in […]