Govt holidays shall not be removed says U T Khader

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Mangaluru: The department of urban development has planned to bring out a separate policy for paying guest (PG) accommodations operating without any rules and regulations, said U T Khader, the minister for urban development and district minister. He said that the policy will cover homestays which are functioning in urban areas. Khader also said that […]

CMC to provide uninterrupted water for a few hours in a day

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
udupi cmc

Udupi : CMC is all set to tackle water shortage in the next three months and also take up repair works of damaged linkages and provide uninterrupted water supply for at least two to three hours in a day, CMC Environment Engineer Raghvendra said. Elaborating over the measures taken to overcome water scarcity in the […]

Official blamed for favours done to sand mafia results in water scarcity

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Mangaluru : It was the sand mafia which was most favoured by delaying “Fixing of wooden planks to store water in Thumbay vented dam by 2 months. This lead to serious water scarcity in the city and put people to hardship,” according to former state minister Krishna J Palemar who addressed a pres meet at […]

Mangaluru Medical students return home due to Water scarcity

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Medical Students

Mangaluru : Two medical colleges in Dakshina Kannada district have decided to partially shut down hostels. They have asked several boarders to return home, till the water situation improves. While Kasturba Medical College (KMC) has sent back about 400 MBBS students from the second and third year batches in their hostels till May 15, Father […]

‘Water scarcity in coastal regions, a grave concern ‘

Friday, March 13th, 2015
Dr Shailesh Nayak

Mangaluru : The Centre has launched ‘Mission Monsoon’ programme towards improvisation of rainfall predictions and towards addressing the challenge of seasonal and climate changes, Union Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary Dr Shailesh Nayak said. Delivering the inaugural address at the International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE-2015), organised by Department of Applied […]

District-in-Charge Secretary directed to administration to tackle water scarcity woes

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Maheshwar Rao

Udupi : District-in-Charge Secretary Maheshwar Rao directed the district administration to gear up to tackle the impending water scarcity in the district during summer. Speaking at the review meet held here to discus over the various development programmes initiated in the district, the district in charge secretary said all measures should be taken to provide […]