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If Suratkal has a traffic police station, why not Moodbidri?, question residents

If Suratkal has a traffic police station, why not Moodbidri?, question residents

Residents of Moodbidri are now questioning their local MLA as well as State Minister for Youth Services and Sports Abhayachandra Jain as to why a Traffic Police Station has not yet started functioning in Moodbidri.

Lokayukta officials inspect quality of concrete road in Bantwal TMC limits

Lokayukta officials inspect quality of concrete road in Bantwal TMC limits

Following a complaint that the BC Road-Kaikunje road concretisation works within the Bantwal TMC limits were sub-standard in nature, an investigation team of the Lokayukta officials arrived at the spot and inspected the quality of the road on December 17, Wednesday.

Shibaroor Daivasthana management tests patience of devotees waiting for Annadana

Shibaroor Daivasthana management tests patience of devotees waiting for Annadana

In a queer incident reported from the historic and famous Shibaroor Kodamanittaya Daivasthana here, the devotees were reportedly made to wait for long for the Annadana at the Daivasthana.

Kutlur tribals share their woes with Deputy Commissioner

Kutlur tribals share their  woes with Deputy Commissioner

Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim visited the tribal colony at Alamba area of the Naxal affected Kutlur village falling within the Kudremukh National Park limits on December 17, Wednesday and heard the grievances of the tribal families.

Onus on owners if cruelty meted out to buffaloes during Kambala

Onus on owners  if cruelty meted out to buffaloes during Kambala

The District Kambala Committee which met here on December 16, Tuesday has resolved that the buffalo owners will be held responsible for any cruelty meted out to the animals during Kambala.
The committee met at the Samaja Mandir here under the presidentship of Bhasker KS Kotian, the Committee Chief in the wake of the Karnataka High Court lifting the ban on Kambala provided certain conditions are met.

Irked over indiscriminate hike in tax, Veerakambha villagers lock up Panchayat office

Irked over indiscriminate hike in tax, Veerakambha villagers lock up Panchayat office

Villagers of Veerakambha are up in arms against the local Gram Panchayat for increasing taxes in accordance to its own whims and fancies. On December 16, Tuesday villagers staged protest and locked up the Panchayat Office. They even gheraoed a ZP member who arrived at the protest venue.

Puttur APMC check post gate row settled amicably

Puttur APMC check post gate row settled amicably

The raging controversy over the decision of the Puttur APMC to construct a check post gate, has been resolved amicably following talks between the traders and APMC officials. Earlier, the traders who had opposed the construction of the checkpost gate had even decided to resort to protest stating that no such system was in vogue in other APMCs of the state.

Traders oppose entry gate near Puttur APMC

Traders oppose entry gate  near Puttur APMC

The decision of the Puttur APMC management to construct an entry gate near the APMC main entrance, has resulted in protest by traders. On December 13, Saturday traders staged a demonstration and halted the works of the entry gate.

Angaragudde tense over damage to banners

Angaragudde tense over damage to banners

A tense atmosphere prevailed at Angaragudde near here after miscreants damaged two banners put up by different communities.

Jamaat leaders receive threat calls to withdraw land grab case

Jamaat leaders receive threat calls to withdraw land grab case

A complaint has been lodged in Bantwal police station alleging that Jamaat leaders have received life threat calls from overseas demanding to withdraw the cases registered against a few persons who had reportedly tried to grab the land of the Akkarangady Jumma Majsid by creating fake documents.

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