Sand extraction in CRZ areas yet to resume

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Mangaluru: Even as permit holders are yet to commence sand extraction from rivers in the Coastal Regulatory Zone in Dakshina Kannada district, after the ban ended on Monday, the Chennai Bench of the National Green Tribunal extended the stay on sand extraction in CRZ areas of Udupi district till September 13. As the two-month ban […]

M-Sand will become alternative for river sand: A B Ibrahim

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
DC sand

Mangaluru: The Manufactured Sand (M-Sand) will be the best alternative for the river sand for construction activities in Dakshina Kannada district, said Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim. He was speaking in a meeting with sand extractors and builders here on Monday he said that with strict regulations, extraction of sand from riverbeds has come to halt […]

There should not be any delay in registering birth and death: A B Ibrahim

Friday, July 8th, 2016
DC office

Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim said that there should not be any delay in registering birth and death date. In a meeting held at DC office on Friday he said that registration of birth date and death date has become necessary as it plays major role in the development of the nation. “Based on […]

Construction workers end dharna

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Mangaluru : Construction workers who converted their two-day dharna into an indefinite fast on Thursday under the banner of the Dakshina Kannada unit of the Karnataka State Building and other Construction Workers Federation ended their stir after Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim responded to their demands. A release from said that the Deputy Commissioner held a […]

Four houses washed away in Ullal

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Mangaluru : Four houses were washed away due to sea erosion and 10 other houses were facing threat in the heavy rains in the Ullal Someshwar area in Dakshina Kannada district, official sources here said. Several houses in the region had been washed away due to sea erosion in the last couple of years. Sea […]

Panel to design modalities for sand extraction in CRZ areas

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Mangaluru : The district administration on Wednesday constituted a committee to recommend measures to be taken to reintroduce traditional sand extraction from rivers in Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) areas within a fortnight. Chairing a meeting on sand extraction here, Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim said the committee would be headed by Additional DC Kumar and comprises […]

‘LPG tankers and oil companies are not following guidelines’

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Mangaluru : Rounds of official meetings to make oil companies and transporters of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) take precautionary measures to prevent accidents on highways in Dakshina Kannada have not yielded desired results. It came to the fore in the Karnataka Development Programme review meeting presided over by B. Ramanath Rai, Minister in-charge of Dakshina […]

Police keep watch along rivers to check illegal sand extraction

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Mangaluru : The district administrations of Mysuru and Dakshina Kannada — two districts that continue to see rampant illegal sand extraction — are putting in place vigilance mechanism along the rivers in an attempt to check the menace. While Mysuru district police have introduced patrolling the Cauvery and its tributaries by boat, Dakshina Kannada administration, […]

International Yoga Day to be observed on June 21

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Mangaluru : Yoga classes are being conducted in different parts of the city as a prelude to the International Day of Yoga on June 21. The district administration and Department of AYUSH will observe the day by organising yoga programmes at different locations. It was decided at a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim […]

1,050 acres of land is spread over 10 villages

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Mangaluru : The district administration has said that the 1,050 acres proposed to be acquired through KIADB for MRPL expansion is spread over 10 villages. The land would be utilised for expansion as well as rehabilitation of displaced persons. According to Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim, land would be acquired in Thokur, Baikampady, Tannirbhavi, Kalavara, Bala, […]