Nine students donate hair for cancer patients

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Mangaluru : As many as nine students, including two from primary classes, donated their hair in the city for the cause of cancer patients who suffer hair loss due to chemotherapy. Canara Organisation for Development and Peace (CODP), an NGO of the Mangalore Diocese of Catholic Christians that runs Sparsha, campaign against cancer by creating […]

NGO constructed a house using discarded plastic at Pachchanady

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Mangaluru : Plastics for Change India Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has constructed a free-of-cost house on a 350-square foot area for Kamala, a retired pourakarmika, using discarded plastic, near the landfill site in Pachchanady here. Chandan M.C., Director (Programs and Development) of the NGO, told reporters here on Tuesday that the NGO has made use […]

Covid- 19 relief work : All organizations are requested to share details to government

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Bengaluru: The Government of Karnataka has formed a Documentation Committee to extensively report on initiatives taken by NGO’s, Corporates, Civil Society Organizations in providing response and relief work during the Covid- 19 outbreak. In light of this, all organizations are requested to share details of all response and relief activities for Covid – 19 management […]

Rs 2000 transferred to 6,122 construction workers in Dakshina Kannada

Sunday, April 19th, 2020

Mangaluru: A sum of Rs 2000 has been transferred to construction workers, registered with the district labour department via DBT informed Dakshina Kannada District-in-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary. In a bid to provide relief to construction workers, who have lost their livelihood owing to the lockdown, the state government had announced Rs 2000 to construction […]

Donation made to Inchara Foundation

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Mangaluru : Hotel Prestige celebrated its 15th Anniversary of Diesel Cafe by donating Rs. 52,300/- to Inchara Foundation, a city based NGO which provides shelter to children in distress, especially those who are victims of sexual abuse. Sri Damodar Shetty, Director of Hotel Prestige along with his management team, handed over a cheque for the […]

SC to hear PETA plea against Kambla on Feb 12

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Supreme Court will hear plea by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) against Kambala on February 12. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud on Tuesday agreed to hear the plea by PETA as its lawyer, Arunima Kedia, mentioned the matter for an early […]

‘Disha Udyoga’ to be held at Mangaluru Univeristy on February 17

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: Disha Udyoga Parva, a job fest will be conducted at Mangaluru University campus, in Konaje on February 17, The Dakshina Kannada district administration, Centre for Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Learning and Alva’s Education Foundation will jointly organise a placement drive. Addressing the media, DC S Sasikanth Senthil said that the job fair will cater to […]

DK’s own Santa sets out on district tour

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Mangaluru: As the world gears up to soak in the Christmas fervour, the one man looked up to is Santa Claus—the jolly man in red is known for piety and kindness, as much as he is known for gifts and fun. Dakshina Kannada has its Santa Claus who, in his own way, has been touching […]

Firm to check air quality in M’luru during Diwali

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Mangaluru: Anti-Pollution Driver (APD) Foundation, an NGO, in association with the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), has set up four stations across the city to monitor air quality before and after Diwali festival. Under the ‘Shuddha Gaali’ project, the foundation has set up air quality assessment stations at four places. The asssessment of air […]

Senior Retired Meteorologist G. Srinivasan passes away.

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Mangalore : Senior Retired Meteorologist, G. Srinivasan (78), resident of Bejai-Kapikad near here, passed away at his residence on Monday morning following brief period of serious ailment. He is survived by his wife Rukmini, two sons, daughters-in-law and three grand children. His elder son S. Nandagopal, was formerly a correspondent of Times of India at […]