Private bus owners to increase bus fares by 25%

Sunday, June 27th, 2021
Private Bus

Mangaluru : Office bearers of DK Private Bus Owners Association, of private and city buses in Mangaluru, will meet the Deputy Commissioner on Monday and indicate their willingness to resume services with 25% increase in fares. Association President Dilraj Alva told that, the fare hike was necessary in the face of increased diesel prices and […]

All shops will be closed in weekend curfew, strict rules enforced during curfew

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
KV Rajendra

Mangaluru : All shops including grocery and liquor shops too will be closed down during the period, Officials should ensure that weekend curfew is effectively enforced, informed Deputy Commissioner Dr Rajendra KV. He was speaking in a meeting attended by taluk panchayat executive officers, tahsildars and taluk health officers at the deputy commissioner video conference […]

To Unlock need to reduce Covid positivity rate to 5% : Dr Rajendra K V

Monday, June 7th, 2021

Mangaluru : The lockdown rules will be implemented strictly till June 14 in the district as the Covid positivity rate was presently 20% to 21% and there was a need to reduce it to 5% before lockdown restrictions could be eased said, Deputy Commissioner Dr Rajendra K V.   Speaking to reporters on June 7, […]

DC withdrawn Weekend lockdown in Dakshina Kannada

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioner Dr. Rajendra K.V. has revoked the weekend curfew in a order dated May 13. The district administration stated that there would not be complete lockdown in the district during the weekends and the same restrictions as applicable on the weekdays till May 24. Purchase of essential items will be […]

People seen at the milk booths and Hopcoms without maintaining social distancing

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Mangaluru : People were seen queuing up in front of milk booths to collect milk on Saturday morning after te weekend curfew announced by the Dakshina Kannada district administration. People were seen jostling with one another, with no regard to the social distancing norms, at the milk booth at Urwastore in Mangaluru. Similarly, a large number of […]

District tightens covid 19 restrictions, essentials to be available only till 9 a.m.

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Dakshina Kannada district administration on Thursday ordered for purchasing essentials to between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. on weekdays with immediate effect and complete closure of all establishments on Saturdays and Sundays except healthcare and pharmacy facilities as against the window of 6 a.m. and noon prescribed by the State Disaster Management […]

Deputy Commissioner suspends Hospital licence for negligence

Monday, April 26th, 2021

Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra has ordered the temporary suspension of licence of Misquith Hospital in Surathkal on the charge that the hospital allowed Ayurvedic doctors administer allopathic treatment and appointed nurses not recognised by the Karnataka Nursing Council. The order was issued in his capacity as the district designated officer under the Karnataka […]

Section 144 (3) imposed in Dakshina Kannada

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
KV Rajendra

Mangaluru : As a precautionary measure against spread of Covid-19, Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioner Dr KV Rajendra on Tuesday announced to impose Section 144 (3) of the CrPC in the district. The order is aimed at preventing public gatherings and congregation during the upcoming festivals like Ugadi, Shab-e-Barat and Good Friday. As per the DC’s […]

Compulsory Mask : Deputy Commissioner on the ground to enforce

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
mask Drive

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra was seen on the roads in Mangaluru on Monday to enforce wearing of masks, which, according to him, is an effective way to prevent the surge of COVID-19. Dr. Rajendra led the team of officials, which included Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Hariram Shankar and […]

Minister hands over Kambala grant cheques to deputy commissioners of the two districts

Saturday, March 20th, 2021
Kambala Grant

Mangaluru : The tourism minister C P Yogeshwar handed over Rs 50 lakh each cheques to the deputy commissioners of the two districts to organise 20 Kambala events in Dakshina Kannada (DK) and Udupi districts. Deputy commissioner of DK, Dr K V Rajendra, received the cheque from the minister. The state government on March 18 had approved […]