Former ZP president B.Sadananda Poonja passes away

Saturday, March 13th, 2021
Sadananda Poonja

Bantwal : Former president of Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat and veteran Congress leader B Sadananda Poonja passed away at a private hospital in Mangaluru on Saturday following a brief illness. Sadananda Poonja (80) was considered the architect of the development of Sajipamuda village. He had even served as District Congress President and had played a […]

Tobacco Control Cell collected a total fine of Rs 1,95,150 in Dakshina Kannada

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Tobacco Control Cell has collected a total fine of Rs 1,95,150 for violating various sections of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) Act, since April 2016. As many as 1,218 cases have been booked so far in the district. A total of 169 cases have been booked from April […]

BJP candidate elected unanimously as the president of Kotekar town panchayat

Thursday, November 5th, 2020
Jayashree Prafulladas

Mangaluru : BJP candidate Jayashree Prafulladas elected unanimously as the president of Kotekar town panchayat on  Thursday, November 5. Kotekar town panchayat, which did not have a president for the past two years, got a president on Thursday. At the last two years.  town panchayat was running under the administration of vice president. Bharathi Raghava Gatty was the […]

Immediate grant of Rs 10,000 to be paid to rain-affected damages

Sunday, August 9th, 2020
R Ashok

Mangaluru: Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka on Saturday instructed district deputy commissioners and revenue officials to evacuate people from their houses with the help of police in flood-hit areas even if they are reluctant to move out. He was speaking at a review meeting on flood management at the zilla panchayat office here. He cited […]

Dakshina Kannada DC Sindhu B Rupesh transferred to Bengaluru

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada DC Sindhu B Rupesh has been transferred to Bengaluru and Dr Rajendra KV has been posted as the Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district n Tuesday. The state government has transfered 13 IAS officials on Tuesday. Sindhu B Rupesh has been transfered as Director, Electronic Delivery of Citizen Services (EDCS), DP&AR (EGovernance), […]

Demand for women reservation in Parliament genuine

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Mangaluru : MLC Ivan D’Souza said that the demand for reservation for women in Parliament was genuine and the government should introduce it. He was speaking during district-level Sthree Shakthi Samavesha and International Women’s Day programme organised by District administration, Zilla Panchayat, Women and Child Development department, Jilla Sthree Shakthi Okkuta and Jilla Mahila Mandalagala […]

Zilla Panchayat resolves to review sports school students’ selection list

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Madikeri : Zilla Panchayat members on Wednesday alleged that the selection of students for the sports school at Ponnampet in Virajpet taluk has not been done in a transparent manner. Following pandemonium in the general body meeting of the Zilla Panchayat on the issue, Zilla Panchayat president B A Harish intervened and said the selection process can […]

Akshara Dasoha members stage protest in Mangaluru

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Mangaluru : Members of the Karnataka Rajya Akshara Dasoha Naukarara Sangha district unit staged a protest on Tuesday, urging the state government to meet their demands, including the implementation of minimum wages for mid-day meal workers. The members protested in front of the Zilla Panchayat office in the city. The protesters said that the Centre […]

Dakshina Kannada banks told to improve credit-deposit ratio

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

Mangaluru : Banks in Dakshina Kannada have been asked to improve their credit-deposit (CD) ratio. Zilla Panchayat CEO Dr R Selvamani, addressing a district consultative committee meeting at the Zilla Panchayat Netravathy Hall on Tuesday, said that CD ratio as on September 30 was 57.96%, showing a decrease of 3.89% when compared to the corresponding […]

CM B S Yediyurappa to visit Mangaluru on Dec 21

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Mangaluru : Chief minister B S Yediyurappa will arrive on a one-day visit to the city to participate in various programmes on Saturday, December 21. The CM is expected to chair the review meeting at zilla panchayat auditorium after his arrival here on Saturday afternoon. Later, he will particpate in the 17th annual floodlit Koti-Chennaya […]

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