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Students protest against lady lecturer

Students protest against lady lecturer

Students of the Government Polytechnic here staged a protest by boycotting classes on August 27, Tuesday accusing a lady lecturer of the college of mentally harassing the students.
It is learnt, the incident wherein the lecturer Tejaswini offended a student named Jithesh by making him sit on the floor, is learnt to have triggered the protest.

SDM Society led by Heggade had purchased hundreds of acres of farm land through false affidavit, alleges Nagarika Seva Trust

SDM Society led by Heggade had purchased hundreds of acres of farm land through false affidavit, alleges Nagarika Seva Trust

K Somanath Nayak, President of the Nagarika Seva Trust of Guruvayanakere who convened a press meet here on August 27, Wednesday has made the allegations that “The Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational Society of Ujire headed by D Veerendra Heggade,

Health Minister fails to end Kanchinadkapadavu waste treatment plant impasse

Health Minister fails to end Kanchinadkapadavu waste treatment plant impasse

State Health and Family Welfare Minister U.T. Khader has finally participated in a progress review meeting in the town on August 25, Monday, in the backdrop of the town facing garbage problem since some time giving rise to health concerns.

Villagers gherao officials who try to evict illegal huts

Villagers gherao officials who try to evict illegal huts

The villagers of Padubidri gheraoed the local village accountant on August 26, Tuesday and prevented him from moving from the spot when he along with the police had arrived at Minchinabavi in Kanchinadka to evict the illegal huts that have been raised by some locals on the 60 cents government land in the area. The move followed a directive from the Tahsildar of Udupi.

Cops remove banner making mockery of U.R.Ananthmurthi demise

Cops remove banner making mockery of U.R.Ananthmurthi demise

KARKALA: Some miscreants have put up a banner at Salmara her making a mockery of the demise of Jnanapeeth Award winning writer UR Ananthamurthi. The banner had some writing which made a mockery of the late writer in the form of a tribute as if to say that the writer who had said he would […]

Phyton hiding in vehicle gives garage staff a tough time

Phyton hiding in vehicle gives garage staff a tough time

MOODBIDRI: An incident wherein a huge python which had somehow managed to creep inside the chassis of a Tempo Traveller parked inside a garage at Kadepalla, gave the garage staff a tough time by not coming out of the chassis despite repeated efforts, on August 22, Friday. The vehicle owned by Varadarajya Kamath was parked […]

These two generators-a testimony to apathy of authorities

These two generators-a testimony to apathy of authorities

KUNDAPUR: Here is a classic case that shows how public funds utilised towards providing better amenities to government offices are blatantly misused. Two generators of 20 kv capacities, each costing around Rs 2.5 lakhs provided to the Kundapur sub-registrar’s office are standing mute testimony to the apathy of the authorities. The two generators which lie […]

B.C.Road’s record room in shambles

B.C.Road’s record room in shambles

BANTWAL: The record room at the Taluk office located at the B.C. Road here is in a pathetic state, giving rise to fears about the safety of the valuable records in the office. On August 21, Thursday, public who noticed that the windows and doors of the record room were lying open, making the records […]

Gangolli’s garbage problem remains unresolved

Gangolli’s garbage problem remains unresolved

KUNDAPUR : The residents of Gangolli who were fed up with the garbage problem which was persisting since the past one month, though were a relieved lot on seeing the Gram Panchayat take up the garbage disposal drive, their happiness was short lived when they came to know that the cleared up garbage was disposed […]

Padoor villagers resist survey for jelly crusher unit

Padoor villagers resist survey for jelly crusher unit

PADUBIDRI: Villagers of Padoor sent a team of officials of the Department of Mines and Geology packing off on August 21, Thursday when the latter had arrived along with some private persons to undertake survey for the land to set up a jelly crusher unit in Padoor. Niranjan, officer of the Udupi District Mines and […]

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