People parking vehicles on footpaths police to take serious action : Mayor Premananda Shetty

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
Premanada Shetty

Mangaluru :  The police to take seriously people parking vehicles on footpaths in the city and impose fine on wrong-doers, said Mayor Premananda Shetty on Monday. Speaking at a co-ordination meeting called by him to address traffic management issues, the Mayor said that the civic body will extend to the police the necessary cooperation in […]

Police warn motorists for parking on footpaths

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Mangaluru: Sandeep Patil, city police commissioner, warned that vehicles parked in spaces meant for pedestrians would be towed away, and directed motorists to refrain from doing so. Patil was responding to the calls from some residents during the weekly phone-in programme on Friday. A woman aired grievances that elderly people face a lot of difficulties […]

Mangaluru city roads, footpaths to be inspect by Corporation officials and traffic police

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Kavitha Sanil

Mangaluru : City Corporation officials and traffic police will begin a joint inspection of encroachments on footpaths and roads in the city starting from PVS Circle to State Bank of India bus terminus from Wednesday, according to Mayor Kavita Sanil. Replying to a question at a monthly phone-in programme here on Tuesday, the Mayor said […]

MCC sent out  notice to Mescom to pay Rs 59 lakh fine for digging footpaths

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Mangaluru : The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has served a notice on Mangalore Electricity Supply Company (Mescom) Limited for digging footpaths to lay underground cables without taking pre-requisite permission from the local body. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday here, Mayor Kavitha Sanil said that she has directed the officials to serve notice as the Mescom has to pay […]

Over 500 million Indians will need new homes in a decade

Sunday, February 5th, 2012
Indian population

New Delhi : Over 500 million Indians will need new homes in almost a decade, close to the needs of China, North America and Western Europe put together, as the government and urban local bodies focus more on construction than long-term operation and maintenance, says a study.  “We have to rethink the way we live […]