HC dismisses plea against leasing out Mangaluru airport to Adani group

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
Mangalore Airport

Mangaluru : The High Court of Karnataka has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition questioning the Union government’s decision to hand over Mangaluru International Airport to Adani Enterprises Ltd. for operation, maintenance and development. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has followed the most transparent process in leasing out airports. This airport has not […]

Cooperative Ministry is a right decision at right direction: CA DB Mehta

Sunday, August 1st, 2021
DB Mehta

Mangaluru : In the last few years, most cooperative banks in the country have been hit by inadequate financial management. The newly created cooperative ministry by the Union government is the right decision in the right direction, said CREDAI Vice President and Economic Expert CA DB Mehta. Speaking at a National-level seminar on “Indian Economy […]

Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts will get red parboiled rice from November

Thursday, May 27th, 2021
Umesh Katti

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts will get red parboiled rice under the Public Distribution System (PDS) will get from November by this year said Minister for food, civil supplies and consumer affairs, Umesh Katti here on Thursday, May 27. Minister for food, civil supplies and consumer affairs, Umesh Katti organised a meeting, following the proposal to […]

Union government needs to give clarity on NRC : MLA U T Khader

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
MLA-U-T-Khader

Mangaluru : Mangaluru constituency MLA U T Khader has asked the union government to give people clarity regarding the implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) and hence avoid the prevailing confusion. Addressing media here on Tuesday, January 28, U T Khader said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit […]

Siddaramaiah says calls union government fascist

Saturday, October 5th, 2019
siddaramayah

Bajpe : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s is a fascist government. His regime is similar to that of Adolf Hitler’s,” alleged senior Congress leader and former chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Saturday, October 5 speaking to media-persons at Mangaluru International Airport. Siddaramaiah arrived to the city on his way to Chikkamagaluru’s Kalasa where he will […]

Union government released Rs.128 crore for flood-relief works in Karnataka

Saturday, August 10th, 2019
DVS

Mangaluru : Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday asked the BSNL officials to keep all mobile towers operational by arranging diesel to their generator sets in case of a power cut from the grid. Chairing a meeting to review the flood situation rehabilitation works in the office of Deputy Commissioner, […]

Union government increased fuel price as many as 12 times

Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Congress

Mangaluru : BJP-led Union government increased excise duty on fuel as many as 12 times, a total worth Rs 10 lakh crore in the last four years in looted in petroleum scam said former union minister Pradeep Jain. Speaking the press meet at District Congress Office on April 28, Saturday, he said that the prices […]

Fishermen seek ban on fishing with LED lights

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Fisheries

Mangaluru: Though the Union government has banned the use of LED lights while fishing, it’s rampant use in coastal Karnataka is threatening marine ecology killing juvenile fish, thereby jeopardizing the livelihood of traditional fishermen. Concerned with the ban not being implemented in Karnataka’s coastal waters, the Nadadoni Fishermen Association of Uttara Kannada has written to […]

‘Govt. has agreed to build a parallel bridge on the Phalguni’

Monday, December 11th, 2017
parallel-bridge

Mangaluru:The Union government has released ₹ 17.50 crore for repairing National Highway 169 between Karkala and Kulashekara (Mangaluru), according to Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament. He said in a release that the government has agreed to construct a parallel bridge across the Phalguni in Gurupura on the highway at an estimated cost of ₹ […]

Import Paper Only Throgh ports in Kerala and Karnataka

Friday, December 8th, 2017
ports

Mangaluru : The Consortium of Pepper Growers’ Organisation on Thursday urged the Union government to allow import of pepper only through two ports in the country. Welcoming the government’s decision to fix the Minimum Import Price, that is cost, insurance and freight (CIF) value, for pepper at ₹ 500 a kg to protect the interests […]