Thumbe storage: Land losers to get 10 crore compensation

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: The State government has released ₹10 crore as compensation to those people whose land got submerged as the water in the Thumbe vented dam was stored up to 6m high, according to J.R. Lobo, MLA, Mangaluru City South. Speaking to reporters, at the site of the dam built across the Netravathi near B.C. Road […]

Pilikula planetarium was BJP govt. initiative: Yogish Bhat

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Mangaluru: The former Mangaluru South MLA and former Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly N. Yogish Bhat on Tuesday said that the Congress government as well his successor J.R. Lobo have appropriated credit for the construction of the Swami Vivekananda 3D Planetarium at Dr. K. Shivaram Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama. It was the Bharatiya Janata Party […]

Archbishop opens tech devt centre in Mangaluru

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Mangaluru: ATC Group, consisting of Asian Trading Corporation, ATC Publishers and Brilliant Printers, with over 70 years in the business of publishing and printing, opened its technology development centre ‘ATC Online LLP’ at Goldfinch Complex here. Addressing a gathering after inaugurating the centre, Archbishop Rev Dr Bernard Moras complimented the directors for their dedication, perseverance, […]

Bairadikere to become a tourist attraction

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: J.R. Lobo, Mangaluru South MLA, recently said Bairadikere, off Mangaluru-Bengaluru National Highway near Padil, will get walking tracks and lights soon. Speaking after inspecting rejuvenation works of the tank here, Mr. Lobo said the Minor Irrigation Department and Mangaluru Urban Development Authority have already sanctioned ₹80 lakh and ₹2.2 crore respectively for the development […]

MLA Lobo assures amicable solution to Jeppu Compound residents-Bishop row

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: JR Lobo, MLA, Mangaluru City South on Monday assured the residents of Jeppu Compound that efforts would be made to redress their grievance after bringing both parties on a single platform. The Jeppu Parishioners’ Association has alleged that Rev Fr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop, Mangalore Diocese and his associates were attempting at relieving them […]

‘Arivu scheme to be extended to PU students’

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Karnataka Minorities Development Corporation Limited will extend the benefits of Arivu education loan scheme to PU students from the next academic year, said MLA J R Lobo. He was speaking after distributing benefits from the Corporation to beneficiaries of Mangaluru South Assembly constituency on Tuesday. Lobo said that the Arivu scheme was for […]

Bengre residents to get possession certificates today

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: J.R. Lobo, MLA, Mangaluru South, on Friday said as a part of the promise he made to Bengre residents, as many as 1,138 families will be given possession certificates for their house sites under Section 94 (c) (c) of the Land Revenue Act, 1964, on Saturday. Though people had been residing in Bengre for […]

District women congress members protest against fuel price hike

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada district women Congress members held a rally here against the Central Government for the hike in fuel prices. The women’s team led by Mayor Kavitha Sanil took out on a rally by pulling bullock carts and riding bicycles. The rally was flagged off by was inaugurated by Kannada cine actress Bhavana and […]

Congress slams BJP on Aadhaar card issue

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: District Congress Committee (DCC) spokes person AC Vinayaraj has slammed BJP leaders in Dakshina Kannada for making remarks on a Malaysian student obtaining Aadhaar Card in Mangaluru. Vinayaraj told reporters that even foreign nationals, who are residing in India for more than 182 days in the 12 preceding months, are eligible to apply for […]

New block of Lady Goschen Hospital yet to be opened

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Missing two deadlines, the five-storey new block of Government Lady Goschen Hospital here is yet to be opened for women. If the government officials stick to the latest deadline it will start functioning from this March. Following a review of Health Department works here in December 2016, Health Minister Ramesh Kumar told reporters that […]