Grocery shops permitted to open till noon from May 2

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Mangaluru : The State government has permitted grocery shops and APMC markets to remain open from 6 a.m. till 12 noon. Milk booths, HOPCOMS and vegetable cart vendors can sell from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Sunday to the remainder of the lockdown. Earlier guidelines did not allow any of these, barring milk parlours, […]

Vegetable laden tempo collides with tipper, driver seriously injured

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Mangaluru : A tempo collided with a tipper vehicle on Pumpwell flyover on Thursday, May 14. A driver of a tempo was severely injured after the accident at around 7.15 am was hospitalized. The tempo bearing registration No. KL 14 V 3651 was moving towards Kerala with a load of vegetables. It is said, When the vehicle […]

4 dead, 15 hospitalized after inhaling toxic gasses coming out of vegetable container in Karachi

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Karachi : At least four people died and 15 were hospitalized after inhaling toxic gases emanating from a vegetable container in Pakistan’s port city Karachi, police said. The container was unloaded from a cargo ship in the Kemari port area on Sunday night. “The initial investigation showed that as soon as people from Jackson market […]

New farming mode promises profits on Mattu gulla

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Udupi : The Mattu gulla, a brinjal unique to Mattu and its surrounding villages that enjoys the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, is much sought-after as its taste is different from other brinjals. Nearly 200 farmers grow this brinjal on about 150 acres of land in Mattu, Kopla, Kaipunjal, Uliyargoli and Pangala villages. The Mattu gulla […]

Vatal Nagraj sells vegetable leaves at cheap rates

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
Vatal Nagraj

Bangalore: You can trust Vatal Nagaraj, a former MLA and a Kannada activist, along with his admirers, to formulate new ideas of public demonstrations for any cause. This time in view of sky rocketing prices on vegetables and daily necessities, they thought of selling green leaves in packs at 25 paise each, in an open […]

Market arrivals in Monsoon bring down vegetable prices but fruits remain dear (er).

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010
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Mangalore: When produce from farms keep on arriving in the market, prices start to come down. Local Vegetables (more of small durability) known as perishable have fluctuating prices depending upon stocks on hand in the shops on a given day. Fresh vegetables come at day break in huge loads, and get snapped up by local […]