Kayakalp award conferred to 7 best Hospitals in the district

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Kayakalpa Award

Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner Dr K G Jagadeesha on Wednesday set a task for the district health and family welfare officials to make preparations to emerge numero uno during the next year’s annual Kayakalp award. The award instituted by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is conferred on the best district and taluk hospitals, […]

JnNURM buses: KSRTC waits for RTO to fix timings

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Mangaluru: The KSRTC Mangaluru division is waiting for the Regional Transport Office (RTO) to fix timings to operate 17 more buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) scheme. The Regional Transport Authoritty (RTA) had approved the applications of the KSRTC seeking route permission to operate buses under the scheme in its meeting […]

Commissioner directed officials to make temporary arrangement for sand

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
KDP meeting

Mangaluru : Despite the reservations expressed by Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim, district in-charge Minister B. Ramanath Rai, on Monday directed the official to find a temporary solution to the sand crisis in the district. The permanent arrangements include clearance from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to extract sand from rivers in the Coastal […]

Arecanut import price hiked to Rs. 162 a kg

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Mangaluru : The Union government has increased the minimum import price of arecanut from Rs. 110 a kg to Rs. 162 a kg with immediate effect. The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday announced it [price rise] is to “safeguard the interests of domestic farmers.” The government has received representations from various stakeholders […]

One more industrial estate getting ready near Ira-Mudipu

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
industrial exhibition

Mangaluru : The industries and commerce department is developing an industrial estate near Ira-Mudipu in Bantwal taluk for micro, small and medium enterprises, said S.G. Hegde, Joint Director of the department, Dakshina Kannada district, on Wednesday. He was speaking at the inauguration of a national vendor development programme-cum-industrial exhibition at Hotel Moti Mahal, organised by the […]

DC N Prakash inaugurated five-day ‘Jute Fair’

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Jute Fair

Mangalore : Deputy Commissioner N Prakash inaugurated a five-day Jute Fair, organized by National Jute Board under the Union Ministry of Textiles at Hotel Woodlands on July 31, Wednesday. Speaking after inaugurating the event, DC said that using jute will replace the use of plastic bags. Mr. Ayyappan, National Jute Board Marketing Promotion Officer said […]

No hike in diesel, LPG prices, clarifies Moily

Sunday, January 13th, 2013
M Veerappa Moily

Mangalore : Union Minister M Veerappa Moily has said that  there would be no hike in LPG and diesel prices . He rubbished rumours in this regard. Speaking to reporters in Mangalore, Moily said though the proposal for a hike was before the Union Ministry, a final decision would be taken at the right time. […]

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