Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner K G Jagadeesha has said that the setting up of a Special Agricultural Zone on the lines of a Special Economic Zone is under consideration. The Deputy Commissioner who was addressing a meeting of farmers held at his office was responding to an appeal by farmer leaders on setting up of a...
Mangaluru : DK District in-charge Minister Ramanatha Rai and State INTUC President B Rakesh Malli sprang a surpise by rubbing shoulders with each other after a long time at a private function held in the city on July 16, Sunday. The two leaders belonging to the Bunt community had a strained relationship for the past several years...
A total of 66,991 complaints of human rights violations have been registered in the state since the formation of the State Human Rights Commission ten years ago, said Commission Chairperson Meera Saxena.
The control rooms operating at all taluk offices in Dakshina Kannada should function continuously to assist people in distress in the wake of the heavy downpour the district has been experiencing since the past few days, said Additional DC Kumar.
Toll gates have been a subject matter of controversies prior to their commencement and even after they commenced operations. Recently, the Sasthan toll gate staff in Udupi district were accused of assaulting a commuter who picked up a quarrel after the gate at the toll gate fell on his car.
The Kumaradhara Bridge which links the famous pilgrim place Kukke Sri Subrahmanya shine has been famous in many ways as it gets submerged at least a few times every monsoon whenever Kumaradhara overflows. Every time the bridge submerged people on either sides remained stranded for hours and sometimes for even a day and had to wait for the water to recede. There have been instances of mishaps too.
If everything goes as per plans, Mangaluru city will get full-fledged bus bays at as many as 11 locations. Already survey has been completed at several places including Ballalbagh, PVS, Bunts Hostel, Jyothi, Balmatta, Kankanady, Shivabagh, Nantur, near Canara College etc in this regard.
Kukke Shree Subrahmanya Temple is one of the famous pilgrim shrines considered as the richest temple of the state. Thousands of devotees descend to this place every day to have darshan of Lord Subrahmanya. During the summer vacations the number of devotees visiting this pilgrim shrine increases substantially, in turn also posing cleanliness problems in the town.
DYFI leader Muneer Katipalla has accused the Mangaluru City Corporation of creating unnecessary fears in the minds of Mangalureans about water shortage in the city.
The coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts which are known for receiving plenty of rainfall every monsoon are likely to face severe drought this summer. Already Mangaluru and Bantwal taluks in Dakshina Kannada district and all three taluks in Udupi district have been declared drought hit.