Military training institutes in coastal districts: Minister

Friday, July 8th, 2022

Mangalore: As a supplement to the Agnipath scheme, military training institutes will be started in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts in the name of freedom fighters on behalf of the Backward Classes and Welfare Department, informed Minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary. Speaking after foundation laying for the SC/ST ladies hostel (CAFES) at a cost […]

Buses not allowed, All shops in Dakshina Kannada can be open till 2 p.m. from June 23

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Kota Srinivas Poojary

Mangaluru : Minister for Welfare of Backward Classes and in charge of the district Kota Srinivasa Poojary on Tuesday said, all shops in Dakshina Kannada can remain open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. from June 23. The Minister said that owners of textile and other shops, both essential and non-essential, have complained that life […]

COVID-19 tests will continue till February : Kota Srinivasa Poojary

Friday, December 25th, 2020
Kota srinivas poojary

Mangaluru : Minister in-charge of Dakshina Kannada Kota Srinivasa Poojary said on Thursday that the Health Department will continue testing 3,350 nasal and throat swab samples daily in the district till February 2021. Of these samples, 2,950 samples will be subjected to RT-PCR test, he said and added that testing will continue as per the […]

Coastal Security Police launched Kadalu App to help fishermen

Saturday, November 14th, 2020
Kadalu App

Udupi : The Coastal Security Police on Friday launched the Kadalu App for fishermen that will help them in submitting information about their arrival and departure from the fishing harbour using android mobile phones. The Coastal Security Police conceptualised the app and developed it for the Department of Fisheries. It was launched by the Minister […]

74th Independence Day celebrated at Nehru Maidan

Saturday, August 15th, 2020
Kota Srinivas poojary

Mangaluru : The 74th Independence Day was celebrated in a simple manner at the Nehru Maidan in the city on Saturday, amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Dakshina Kannada District in-charge Minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary hoisted the National tri-colour and received the guard of honour. In his address, the Minister said the government allocated  Rs. 2,000 crore […]

District Wenlock Hospital will start functioning for out patients soon

Saturday, June 27th, 2020
Kota Srinivas

Mangaluru : DK District in-charge Minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary has said that a 100-bed in-patient facility will soon start functioning at the District Wenlock Hospital. Presiding over a Covid-19 management meeting held at the DC office on June 26, Friday, Poojary said the administration is aware of the fact that poor patients are affected ever […]

Dakshina Kannada : Devotees start to visit temples, No prasadam, Sevasa

Monday, June 8th, 2020
Temple Visit

Mangaluru : Devotees visited temples in Mangaluru after over two months on Monday as they were shut as per the lockdown guidelines to contain COVID-19. Kukke Subrahmanya, Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala, Kadri Manjunatha, Mangaladevi, Polali Rajeshwari, Bappanadu Durgaparameshwari are some of the major temples in Dakshina Kannada district. The staff at the temple were seen checking […]

Mangaluru : Temple staff to get Sixth Pay Commission salaries

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
Kukke Subrahmanya temple i

Mangaluru : Minister for Muzrai Kota Srinivasa Poojary said here on Thursday that 1,100 employees of 53 A grade temples in the State will get Sixth Pay Commission pay scale. There are 191 A grade temples in the State whose annual income exceeded ₹ 25 lakh. The new pay scale would cover employees of Mandarthi […]

31 Matsya Darshinis will coming up to serve fish food at a cheaper rate

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Mangaluru : The State government will come out with an integrated policy on fisheries for promoting both inland and marine fisheries, according to Minister for Fisheries, Ports, Inland Water Transport and Muzrai Kota Srinivasa Poojary. Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, he said that the draft policy, which is ready, will be put out for public […]

District in-charge minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary Hoisted National Flag at 64th Karnataka Rajyotsava celebration

Friday, November 1st, 2019
Rajyotsava 2019

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada the district administration celebrated the 64th Karnataka Rajyotsava at the Nehru Maidan on Thursday, November 1. District in-charge minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary hoisted the flag and received guard of honour from the parade commander on the occasion. Speaking after unfurling the flag minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary said, the new national education policy was […]