Press conference against principal, College serves notice to three students

Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

Mangaluru : The principal of University College, Hampankatta, has served a show cause notice to three Muslim girl students, for conducting a press conference and condemning the college’s decision to ban hijabs. Three Muslim girl students, along with others, held a press conference here on Friday, opposing the hijab ban in University College, and demanded […]

Mangaluru : ‘Save history and heritage’ programme held

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Mangaluru : Pointing out at people’s lack of sense on history, researcher and historian Pundikai Ganapaiah Bhat said here on Wednesday that many monuments and inscriptions have been lost because of either ignorance or superstitious beliefs. At the valedictory of a seminar on ‘Save history and heritage’ at the University College, Hampankatta, he said architecture […]

PR card mandatory for property registration & transaction from December

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: The government has made PR cards mandatory for property registration and transaction in the city from December 1. It issued a notification to this effect on October 25. The notification applies to 32 revenue villages under the jurisdiction of Mangaluru City Corporation, according to a release from the office of the Deputy Commissioner. The […]

Engineering student committs suicide at Hampankatta

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: An engineering student committed suicide by jumping off a building at Kankanady around 8:30 am in the morning on Wednesday July 25th. The deceased has been identified as Guruprasad (20), son of Manoj, a resident of Jeppinamogaru. The deceased is a student of a private engineering college at Valachil and was reportedly suffering from […]

Iconic Clock Tower to be reconstructed in Mangaluru

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Mangaluru: City’s iconic Clock Tower is all set to have a new tower at Hampankatta close to the place where it existed decades ago. Mangaluru Smart City Ltd has proposed to re-construct it at an estimated cost of Rs. 90 lakh. Addressing the media Mayor Kavita Sanil said that the memories of the Clock Tower […]

Duo made to work in manhole as sewage flows by

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Mangaluru: In yet another incident that could be a blot on the city’s image, two persons were made to work inside a damaged underground drainage chamber near Hampankatta in Mangaluru on Friday. Though it’s not clear if the incident amounts to manual scavenging, the workers constructed walls of the chamber even as night soil was […]

Alumni institute endowment fund for scholarship

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Mangaluru: Amid nostalgia, Science students who passed out of the erstwhile Government First Grade College at Hampankatta half a century ago came together and instituted an endowment fund of ₹ 3 lakh in the college here on Wednesday. It is for awarding scholarships to three top scorers in Mathematics. They were all students of the […]

MCC plans to build Multi-level car parking complex at Hampankatta

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Mangaluru : Mayor Kavitha Sanil said that multi-level car parking complex at Hampankatta will be a reality under the Smart City project. Speaking at a meeting convened to discuss on traffic woes in Mangaluru on Monday, she said that Detailed Project Report (DRP) will be ready within a month and the work is likely to […]

KSRTC bus hits a pedestrian near Hampankatta

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Mangaluru: A KSRTC bus hit a pedestrian as rash and negligent driving near the bus stand at Hampankatte on Wednesday morning. The man was identified as Mohammed Hakeem (25) suffered injuries but had a miraculous escape. He hails from Bihar and employed in a hotel at Deralakatte, A CCTV camera captured the incident and it […]

Mini Vidhana Soudha inaugurated in Mangaluru

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Mini Vidhana Soudha

Mangaluru : Former Union minister M Veerappa Moily inaugurated mini Vidhana Soudha building at Hampankatta in the heart of the city on Sunday. Addressing the gathering after inauguration, Moily expressed hope that the Mini Vidhana Soudha would benefit the public. “Though the construction of the building was inordinately delayed, the chief minister took steps to complete […]