Raids at edu institutions if they fail to clean up drugs from their premises, warns Dr Harsha

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Mangaluru : City police commissioner Dr Harsha on Wednesday said that the police will not deter in conducting raids at hostels and campus of educational institutions if they do not cooperate in the crackdown against drugs. Addressing a press conference following the arrest of four drug peddlers from Thokottu, Dr Harsha said that the police […]

DC to visit educational institutions inspect dengue cases

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner S Sasikanth Senthil  appealed to educational institutions to take measures to destroy mosquito larvae on campus within three days. He was speaking at ‘Training of Trainers’ (ToT), a meeting of heads of educational institutions in the district, organised by the district administration at the Town Hall on Monday. The […]

District administration to issue guidelines on personal mentoring of students

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
School Guidlis

Mangaluru : The district administration will issue guidelines to all educational institutions on personal mentoring of students, Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil S said on Monday. The step has been taken following an increase in cases of sexual atrocities on women and girl students. The deputy commissioner was speaking at a meeting organised by the district […]

Importance of security of sea, coast emphasised

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
coast emphasised

Mangaluru: P.K. Jaiswal, Coastguard Commandant, said on Friday that people were now well aware of the importance of protection of the sea and coast. He was speaking at a meeting at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here. He also gave a power point presentation on the occasion. Mr. Jaiswal said that the cooperation of all people […]

Curfew in Srinagar after 12-year-old dies in pellet firing by security forces

Saturday, October 8th, 2016
Curfew in Srinagar

Srinagar: Tension gripped Srinagar on Saturday and curfew remained in force in seven police station areas following death of a minor boy, who was injured during clashes between protestors and security forces in Safakadal area of the city. 12-year-old Junaid Akhoon succumbed to injuries at SKIMS Hospital at Soura late last night, taking the death […]

Legal services authority takes the lead to promote non-motorised transport

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Mangaluru: The Dakshina Kannada District Legal Services Authority has taken the lead to spread the message of non-motorised transport by not only observing World Car-Free Day on September 22, but also urging all the concerned to observe every second Saturday of the month as Car-Free Day. The authority, in association with the Mangaluru Bar Association, […]

Central’s help is must to develop educational sector: Basavraj Raya Reddy

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Konaje: “Atal Bihari Vajapey government implemented ‘sarva shikshana abhiyana’ and Next UPA government also continued it. But now Modi government is chanting 60-40 rule. It is necessary that central government also should provide fund for the development in educational sector,” said higher education Minister Basavraj Raya Reddy. He was addressing the gathering after visiting Mudipu government […]

342 cases on petty shops for selling liquor illegally: H Y Meti

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Mangaluru: State Excise Minister H Y Meti has informed that totally 342 cases have been registered in connection with selling liquor at petty shop near educational institutions in 2015-2016 year. “Some of the bars and wine shops are opening the door before the scheduled time. Cases have been registered against such bars owners,” he said. […]

Anjaneya ticked off for objectionable statement

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Mangaluru : Taking exception to the reported objectionable statement of Social Welfare Minister H. Anjaneya on private educational institutions, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president G. Parameshwara reprimanded the Minister and asked him to refrain from making such remarks which damage the image of the party. In a letter to Mr. Anjaneya written on May […]

‘Collect tax from educational institutions in GP limits’

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Mangaluru : Taking note that many educational institutes, who have their huge buildings in the jurisdiction of gram panchayats, are not paying property tax, a committee here on Thursday decided to ask the panchayats to conduct a physical survey of such buildings and make them pay the tax. Raising the subject at the monthly meeting […]