Endosulfan care centre should be set up in Udupi: Madhwaraj

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Udupi: Minister in charge Pramod Madhwaraj has directed the District Commisioner Priyanka Mary Francis to take up initiatives to set up a permanent rehabilitation centre for people suffering from the effects of endosulfan. Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, recently directed Udupi DC Priyanka Mary Francis to take up with […]

Provide facilities to Endo victims on priority: DC

Friday, June 16th, 2017
endosulfan kokkada

Belthangady : Deputy Commissioner Dr K G Jagadeesha has directed officials to provide facilities to endosulfan victims and their family members on priority. Chairing a meeting of Endosulfan Victims’ Rehabilitation Executive Committee at Ambedkar Bhavan in Kokkada on Thursday, he said, “If endosulfan victims and their family members apply for government benefits, the facilities should […]

Permanent rehabilitation centre for endosulfan victims to set up in Udupi.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Udupi : District In-charge Minister Pramod Madhwaraj said that a proposal for Rs 7.50 crore would be submitted to the government to set up a permanent rehabilitation centre for endosulfan victims in Udupi. He was speaking at an endosulfan general committee meeting here on Wednesday. Five acre land would be required to set up a […]

Another Endosulfan like tragedy to haunt Dakshina Kannada?

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Belthangady: The number of endosulfan victims are likely to rise in South Canara as a pesticide having similar features of banned endosulfan is being sprayed in private cashew nut plantations of Dakshina Kannada, the sources confirmed. The pesticide is being manufactured in Pune and priced at Rs 675 per liter. The pesticide is expected to […]

Four Endosulfan victims commit suicide in Belthangady on Thursday

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Belthangady: Four endosulfan victims of a family committed suicide at Aladka in Kokkada village of Belthangady on Thursday morning. According to the sources, the victims may have committed suicide due to ill effects of endosulfan pesticide as they have been facing health issues. Four members jumped into a pond to commit the act. The dead […]

Endosulfan Virodhi Horata Samithi stage protest

Monday, April 27th, 2015
endo protest

Mangaluru : The Endosulfan Virodhi Horata Samithi staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Monday against the State government for not releasing monthly pension since last December. Addressing a gathering Sridhara Gowda K., president of the samithi, said that the Health Department was giving Rs. 1,800 per month for those […]

Good Teachers Scarce in Country says Pranab Mukherjee

Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Pranab Mukharji

Kasargod : “Scarcity of good teachers is one the biggest challenges India faces and it is the key reason why Indian universities are absent from the top 200 ranks in the world,” said President Pranab Mukherjee. He was speaking at the convocation ceremony of the Central University of Kerala at Periya in Kasargod on Friday. […]

Kerala top 10 in the list of unsafe states for women : Modi

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Narendra Modi

Kasaragod : Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Kasaragod in Kerala on Tuesday and targeted the state government over the issue of safety of women by saying that the state figures in the top 10 list of unsafe states for women. Addressing to the rally, Modi said that no […]

Good compensation, jobs to family member of Endosulfan affected people demanded

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Mangalore : Several suggestions to provide relief to the Endosulfan affected people of the district, were put forth at the meeting of the Committee formed for the welfare of Endosulfan affected people  at DC office on  September 21, Saturday. The meeting was attended among others by DK District Minister and Committee President Ramanatha Rai, Health […]

Financial aid distributed to Endo-hit, differently abled people

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Endosulfan Belathangady

Belthangady: A total of 34 Endosulfan affected people and also differently abled people  from Barya, Tekkaru and Puttila villages were distributed a total financial aid of Rs 1.7 lakhs accounting to Rs 5000 each on behalf of MN Rajendra Kumar, Chairman of  SCDCC Bank at a function held on November 20, Monday. Speaking on the […]