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‘Netravathi Veera’ Sattar displays exemplary honesty again

‘Netravathi Veera’ Sattar displays  exemplary honesty again

Autorickshaw driver Abdul Sattar Goodinabali who has earned the title of ‘Netravathi Veera’ for his sincerity, honesty and dedication, has once again proved that he is honest to the core.
On May 20, Wednesday, three women of Nandavar who had travelled in his autorickshaw from BC Road to Panemangalore had forgotten a bag containing, cash valuables and documents in the autorickshaw itself.

UPCL expansion will not be allowed unless problems are solved: Sorake

UPCL expansion will not be allowed unless problems are solved: Sorake

Udupi District in-charge Minister and State Minister for Urban Development Vinay Kumar Sorake has made it clear that no scope would be given to UPCL which has been purchased by Adani Group for Rs 6500 crores, to resort to expansion in phases by forcibly acquiring land of farmers.

Malpe Harbour’s third phase works to complete soon

Malpe Harbour’s third phase works to complete soon

The Third phase works of Malpe harbour taken up at a cost of Rs 56 crores is almost complete, This year, fishing boats will therefore not have any problem in anchoring boats in the harbour.

DC serves notice to Puttur CMC Chief Officer for using Union Govt logo in letterhead

DC serves notice to Puttur CMC Chief Officer for using Union Govt logo in letterhead

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner has served a notice to the Chief Officer of the Puttur CMC for printing the Union Government Logo in the CMC letterhead.

Udupi’s incomplete open air auditorium is now shelter for drunkards, stray dogs

Udupi’s incomplete open air auditorium is now shelter for drunkards, stray dogs

An incomplete open air auditorium at Beedinagudde in the city has now turned out to be a

shelter place for stray dogs and drunkards.

Charge sheet against Vittal Malekudiya, a ploy against tribals, alleges DYFI

Charge sheet against  Vittal Malekudiya, a ploy against tribals, alleges DYFI

The DYFI which has alleged that the police have filed a false charge sheet before the court against Vittal Malekudiya and his father on April 24, has warned that it would not allow the government to threaten and evict the tribals from forest area, through such acts.

Udupi DC warns stern action against errant bus drivers

Udupi DC warns stern action against errant bus drivers

Udupi Deputy Commissioner R Vishal has warned of stern action against buses violating permit rules and failing to adhere to the revised fares.

Padoor pipeline affected people demand higher compensation

Padoor pipeline affected people demand higher compensation

Deviprasad Shetty, President of Udupi District Gram Panchayat Federation has said that farmers do not have any objection to letting their land for the Padoor pipeline project. Their only demand was to fix the land value four times higher than the market rate and also to furnish information regarding the pros and cons of the project, Shetty added.

Subrahmanya : Polluted Kumaradhara refrains devotees from taking holy dip

Subrahmanya : Polluted Kumaradhara refrains devotees from taking holy dip

Kukke Shree Subrahmanya Temple is no doubt the richest temple of the state. But the devotees visiting the bathing ghat here to have a holy dip are welcomed by the slushy water. Moreover the river is also fast drying up.

Maravanthe Harbour works limping

Maravanthe Harbour  works limping

The works of the Maravanthe Fisheries Harbour which had commenced in March 2013 are still limping. The project taken up at a cost of Rs 54.69 crores was scheduled to be completed on March19, 2014 as per the deadline. The Maravanthe Fisheries Harbour when completed is expected to be a model harbour for traditional and mechanised fishing boats.

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