District administration gears up to necessary precautionar for monsoon

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru : The district administration has directed officials to take necessary measures to deal with the problems arising during monsoon. Chairing a meeting on Monday on the precautionary measures to be taken ahead of monsoon, deputy commissioner S Sasikanth Senthil directed all the urban local bodies to take up work on cleaning major and minor […]

District administration permitted to extract sand in CRZ areas with GPS: Sasikanth Senthil

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Sasikanth Senthil

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district administration has made global positioning system (GPS) a must on boats permitted to remove sand in CRZ areas. This new arrangement will come in to vogue in next 15-days. In addition, these boats will also be painted in a distinct colour to help authorities concerned identity them with ease and […]

GPS on autos: District administration yet to approve proposal

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
GPS on autos

Mangaluru: In what could go a long way in ensuring the safety of both passengers and the drivers, a proposal has been submitted by a society of autorickshaw owners and drivers to have the Global Positioning System (GPS) installed on all autos plying on the city’s roads, along with LED advertisement display. National Institute of […]

Sand mafiya behind the district administration : Sanjeeva Matandoor

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Mangaluru : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday urged the Deputy Commissioner to issue permits for extracting sand from river. Addressing reporters, Sanjeeva Matandoor, president of the Dakshina Kannada unit of the party, said a lorry full of sand supplied illegally now costs Rs.18,000. The construction industry is facing a severe scarcity of sand […]

DC formed a Committee to Investigate Alleged Irregularities in Alva’s Institutions

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada (DK) district administration has formed a committee to investigate alleged irregularities in Alva’s Group of Institutions following allegations by the public and a report submitted by a committee, the sources said. The committee will examine the basic infrastructure facilities being provided at the institutes and check whether any rules and regulations formed […]

International Yoga Day programme celebrated at Town Hall

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
yoga day

Mangaluru : The district administration, in association with the Department of Ayush organised International Yoga Day programme At the Town Hall mini auditorium on June 21, Wednesday. Yoga guru Gopalakrishna Delampady demonstrated yogasanas during the session an hour for the participated elected representatives and senior officials. DK DC Dr K G Jagadeesha, Additional Deputy Commissioner […]

Four taluks enforced prohibitory orders till midnight of Wednesday

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Bantwal: The Dakshina Kannada district administration has issued prohibitory orders all across the district except the city police commissionerate limits. Bantwal, Puttur, Beltangady and Sullia taluks, enforced prohibitory orders under Section 144 up to to midnight of Wednesday June 14. Hindu Jagarana Vedike leader Rathnakara Shetty, Ravi Bhandary were injured after the duo were attacked […]

Police arrest 67 at Sasthan during protest against toll collection

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Udupi: The police arrested 67 persons for violating prohibitory orders and protesting against collection of toll about a kilometre from the toll plaza here on Saturday. The district administration had on Friday clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code in a 2-km radius of the toll plaza both at Sasthan and Hejmady […]

Residents protest against delay in road widening

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Mangaluru: Traders and residents of BC Road-Polali Kaikamba resorted to a demonstration in protest against National Highways Authority of India’s apathy in completing the road widening work in the region affecting vehicular movement on the busy Mangaluru-Bengaluru National Highway 75 around BC Road on Monday. Residents alleged that the NHAI dug up shoulders on the […]

Dalita Damanitara Swabhimana Horata Samiti staged protest against vacating tribes at Diddalli

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Dalit organisation

Mangaluru: Dalita Damanitara Swabhimana Horata Samiti staged protest in front of DC office on Tuesday against vacating Dhiddalli tribes from the forest. Addressing the protestors Dalit organisation leader Raghuveer Suterpete said that the deed of state government and district administration is unforgivable.Officers should serve the people should not harass them. Suresh Bhat Bakrabail said that […]