I will take up Tulu script in schools with govt: Jaimala

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: Evincing interest in introducing Tulu script to schoolchildren, Minister for Kannada and Culture Jaimala said here on Wednesday that she will pursue the matter with the government. At a programme organised by the Karnataka Tulu, Konkani and Beary sahitya academies at the Tulu Bhavan, she asked A.C. Bhandary, president of the Tulu Sahitya Academy, […]

Milk price hike:Govt shifts onus on KMF

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Bangalore  : The Karnataka government has distanced itself with the proposed hike in milk price. Animal Husbandry Minister T B Jayachandra on Wednesday said the decision to hike milk prices is left to the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) and the government will not interfere in this regard. He told mediapersons that the government had only […]

Govt silent on Owaisi, but maligning Hindu groups, says Uddhav Thackeray

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Mumbai : Accusing the Maharashtra government of being lax in arresting culprits involved in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar’s murder, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday  said the government was bent on “maligning” the image of Hindu organisations by linking them to the killing.“The perpetrators of Dabholkar’s murder are still at large as police have failed […]

Govt plans to have 250 bedded multi-speciality wing at Wenlock :UT Khader

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Mangalore : UT Khader, State health and family welfare minister who addressed a meeting at the Wenlock Hospital along with members of a study team which arrived from Bangalore, elaborated on the various plans on anvil to upgrade Wenlock Hospital and also to provide better facilities. He said a 250 bed multi-speciality block is on […]

CFI urges govt to withdraw decision to ban elections to students council in colleges

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Mangalore : The  Campus Front of India has urged the government to go back on its decision to ban Students Council elections in colleges all over the state. Speaking to media on August 2, Friday,  Iqbal Bellare, State  President of the CFI said the decision would hamper the democratic process of elections in the colleges […]

Govt must ensure that PDP leader Madani gets bail : Muslim Souharda Vedike

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Mangalore : The  Muslim Souharda Vedike South India has been critical of the  Karnataka Government stance in dealing with the case of PDP leader Madani, an accused in the Bangalore blast case. Speaking to media, SM Basheer Ahmed, the Vedike Secretary  said the state government stance was condemnable and also accused the public prosecutor of […]

Give kits to dairies to detect milk adulteration: HC to govt

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Mumbai : Taking a serious note of sale of ‘synthetic milk’, the Bombay High Court yesterday directed Maharashtra government to provide every dairy in the state with testing kits to detect the presence of chemicals.A public interest litigation filed by Pune-based S M Joshi Memorial Association says that Food and Drug Administration had found presence […]

Govt must implement Single card system to avoid confusion: M G Hegde

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Mangalore : Tulunada Rakshana Vedike, Sanathana Seva Trust, Kadala Sene and SC/ST Committee jointly staged a protest in front of the DC office on July 25 opposing delay in the registering and issuing of the Adhar Cards. Social activist M G Hegde in his protest speech said that even though the government’s initiative to issue […]

Govt eases 5-kg LPG cylinder procurement

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

New Delhi : With an eye on elections, the government has made it easy for people to procure cooking gas, especially for a vast majority of migrant labourers and students. Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday appr­oved a proposal for Free Trade LPG (FTL) Scheme for selling 5-kg LPG cylinders through petrol pumps owned […]

Govt may make rain-water harvesting mandatory in Bangalore

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Bangalore :  Karnataka government may make rain water harvesting mandatory in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah indicated yesterday.“Let’s try to make it mandatory,” he said in reply to a question from K S Puttannaiah (Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha), who pointed that Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu has done a good job in rain water harvesting, […]