Citizens, workers, hold protest by blocking movement of sand trucks

Thursday, August 6th, 2015
Sand trucks

Mangaluru : Angered by the illegal acitivity of unchecked sand transportation to Kerala from the district coast, , citizens of Manjanady village, withheld sand trucks in protest. The protesters said, Acute shortage of sand is experienced by people who had planned to construct houses and buildings here, due to the illegal sand transportation into Kerala […]

Car crushed under sand laden truck, 1killed

Friday, May 8th, 2015
Car crushed under sand laden truck, 1killed

Vittal : A over speeding sand laden truck kills 81-year-old woman on spot on National Highway 75 at Vittal on Friday, May 8. The deceased is Saraswathi, a resident of Puttur and two others were grievously injured in the mishap. It is said deceased Saraswathi was travelling in an Alto car along with two other […]

75 vehicles seized in surprise checks

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
DC Ibrahim

Mangaluru : Revenue officials with the help of the police stopped vehicles that were carrying sand far beyond the prescribed limits. As many as 75 vehicles were seized in the operation that was held in different parts of the district on Monday. Recently, Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim had issued guidelines to regulate sand extraction and […]