Congress candidate J R Lobo visits religious shrines

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Mangaluru: JR Lobo, the sitting MLA and Congress candidate from Mangaluru South Constituency visited religious shrines of diverse faiths on April 23, Monday as a prelude to filing his nomination. Early in the morning, Lobo was present at the St Sebastian Church at Bendur for the mass. He later addressed the gathering outside the church […]

Left in the dust by Congress-BJP battle in Mangaluru City South

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: About six decades ago, the political fight in Mangaluru City South Assembly constituency (the erstwhile Mangalore I) was between the Congress and the left-wing Communist Party of India (CPI). Today, the battle is between the Congress and the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The CPI was the runner-up in the 1957 and 1962 elections […]

Congress now has multiple ticket aspirants in six constituencies

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: Except Bantwal and Mangaluru (Ullal), the ruling Congress this time has multiple contenders in the remaining six constituencies in Dakshina Kannada, albeit a few of them are said to be “dummy” candidates. In all, 21 party workers have submitted applications to the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) expressing their desire to contest the May […]

Arise Awake Park dedicated

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dedication of the renovated Arise Awake Park marked the successful completion of 20 weeks of cleanliness drive in the fourth phase of Swachh Mangaluru Abhiyan of Ramakrishna Mission. MLA J R Lobo inaugurated the park in the presence of Swami Jitakamananda, head of Ramakrishna Mission, MLC Ganesh Karnik, corporator Prakash Salian, and others. Lobo […]

Swachh Mangaluru Abhiyan sees dedication of Arise Awake Park, shramadan

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dedication of the renovate Arise Awake Park on Sunday marked the successful completion of 20 weeks of cleanliness drive in fourth phase of Swachh Mangaluru Abhiyan that Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru is carrying out with stakeholders. J R Lobo, Mangaluru City South MLA inaugurated the park in the presence of Swami Jitakamananda, head of Ramakrishna […]

Market-cum-commercial complex to come up in city

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru City Corporation has proposed to build a modern market-cum-commercial complex at Mallikatta at an estimated cost of ₹ 12.30 crore by demolishing the existing small market. J.R. Lobo, MLA, Mangaluru City South, laid the foundation stone for the project, along with Mayor K. Bhaskar Moily here on Monday. The building, to be […]

People urge cops to check indecent behaviour of visitors at beach

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: The residents of Thannirbavi appealed to City Police Commissioner T R Suresh to set up a police outpost at Thannirbavi. “The youths and tourists who visit Thannirbavi beach behave indecently,” said the residents. Corporator Raghuveer Panambur, Thannirbavi Youth Sports Club President Naveen Suvarna, Mahila Mandala President Bharathi Suvarna, and others met the Commissioner on […]

Centre must reserve more funds for sports: Madhwaraj

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Mangaluru: The Central government has allocated only Rs 900 crore in its annual sports budget, which is meagre compared to the annual sports budget of England, which is to the tune of Rs 2,200 crore,” said Youth Empowerment, Sports and Fisheries Minister Pramod Madhwaraj. He was speaking after laying the foundation stone for the state-of-the-art […]

Bhaskar Moily new Mayor for Mangaluru city corporation

Thursday, March 8th, 2018
Bhashkar Moily

Mangaluru : Congress corporator Bhaskar Moily has been chosen as the new Mayor of Mangaluru city corporation. This morning, District in-charge minister Ramanath Rai along with MLA J R Lobo, MLA Moideen Bawa, MLC Ivan D’Souza, mayor Kavitha Sanil and other congress corporators’ held the meeting in which Bhaskar Moily was chosen. In presence of […]

Now city gets a taste of Indira canteens

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: The State government opened its first two Indira canteens, at Urwa Stores and near the service bus stand in the city on Tuesday. According to V. Prasanna, Project Director, District Urban Development Cell, each canteen serves food to a maximum of 500 persons at a time. Thus each canteen would serve food to a […]