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Clarification on Ganesha Katte row

Clarification on Ganesha Katte row

This is a clarification with regard to the report on the ‘Ganeshana Katte’ row published in The Canara Times on August 6. As mentioned in the report, the statement of Sunny D’Souza that the building near the Ganeshana Katte

Pro-active DC

Pro-active DC

The Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim is earning appreciation through his pro-people works. The DC has now waged a war against unused bore wells and has ordered local administrative bodies to close the unused borewells within a certain time frame.

Cursed Baikampady Bridge

Cursed Baikampady Bridge

Travelling on the stretch of road from near Deepak Petrol Bunk to the Baikampady Bridge is a tiresome job particularly during evening hours. The movement of several lorries on this route has been causing traffic jam.

Has Poojari realised Kalladka Bhat’s true colour?

Has Poojari realised Kalladka Bhat’s true colour?

Former minister Janardhan Poojari is now demanding that RSS leader Kalladka Prabhaker Bhat must be arrested for delivering provocative speech.

Let Heggade write to CM seeking CBI probe into Sowjanya case

Let Heggade write to CM seeking CBI probe into Sowjanya case

The fact that the agitation demanding justice in the Sowjanya rape and murder case has picked up at least a year after the incident, has given rise to hopes that justice will be done in the case. But it is not proper for either Veerendra Heggade or people supporting him think that they have been targeted in the whole incident.

What happened to Rai’s promise?

What happened to Rai’s promise?

When Ramanatha Rai took charge as the new DK District in-charge Minister he had vowed that there was no scope for moral policing in the district and had also warned of stern action against anyone resorting to communally provocative speeches. Rai had declared so at a press meet. But if one goes by the present situation, one has to say that Rai’s words were restricted merely to the press meet.

Why are vegetables so costly in Mangalore ?

Why are vegetables so  costly in Mangalore ?

The state capital Bangalore is at least 15 times bigger than our city of Mangalore. Still the prices of fresh vegetables and fruits are at least 30 to 40 per cent less when compared to their prices in Mangalore. Even in Mysore and Hubli, the prices are not that high and are less by even 50 per cent.

Ploy to encroach Radio Park land

Ploy to encroach Radio Park land

There is a ploy to encroach the land belonging to the Radio Park near Urvastore in Mangalore. It has been noticed that some people have raised a makeshift dwelling atop the hill here and are posing as if they are holding some religious programme. It seems they are planning to disturb peace and encroach land of this park.

Even temples must co-operate in checking Dengue, Malaria

Even temples must co-operate in checking Dengue, Malaria

The Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer KN Vijayaprakash had recently called upon all school authorities to administer cleanliness oath to students after prayer every day

BJP’s ‘scapegoat’ victimised in Udupi elections

BJP’s  ‘scapegoat’ victimised in Udupi elections

The BJP in Udupi which was awakened when the party bit the dust in the recently held ULB elections, refused a ticket to sitting MLA Raghupathi Bhat though in Mangalore North the party had chosen tainted Palemar as its candidate. Still, despite opposition from his own party men and leaders Raghupathi Bhat plunged head on into campaigning in Udupi in favour of the party candidate Sudhaker Shetty.

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