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Kankanady pre-paid auto counter impasse continues

Kankanady pre-paid auto counter impasse continues

The impasse over the pre-paid autorickshaw counter at the Mangaluru Junction Railway Station still continues despite a meeting held recently under the presidentship of local MP Nalin Kumar Kateel to settle the impasse. It may be recalled here the counter which had commenced operations on July 15 had closed down within 18 days.

Does Mangaluru need another ‘Bhavan’?

Does Mangaluru need another ‘Bhavan’?

DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai has recently announced the proposal to construct a Valmiki Bhavan. But the question is –Does Dakshina Kannada need another Bhavan, a promise left to be unfulfilled when already several Bhavans that have been announced have still not seen the light of the day?

Several deadlines for Town Hall completion

Several deadlines for Town Hall completion

The Town Hall renovation works have finally reached its final phase after several initial hiccups. But, the amusing part of the story is that already several deadlines have come up for the completion of the works.

DC directs jail authorities to provide vocational training to under trials

DC directs jail authorities to provide vocational training to under trials

Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim has directed the District Jail authorities in Mangaluru to take steps to provide vocational training to the prisoners.

KJP to file PIL in High Court against Yettinahole Project

KJP to file PIL in High Court against Yettinahole Project

Padmanabha Prasanna, President of the Karnataka Janatha Party (KJP) has said that his party would file a Public Interest Litigation in the High Court against the Yettinahole Project which would do irreversible damage to the coastal district of Dakshina Kannada.

Rights of forest dwellers in danger, says Tripura MP

Rights of forest dwellers in danger, says Tripura MP

Tripura MP Jithendra Chowdhury has alleged that the Centre which has a proposal to entrust the maintenance of 40 per cent forest lands to private companies was planning to snatch the rights of forest dwellers.

Yettinahole Uttara Needi event proves to be a futile exercise

Yettinahole Uttara Needi event proves to be a futile exercise

The Yettinahole Uttara Needi programme organised by the Netravathi Samrakshana Samithi at Roshni Nilaya on September 19, Saturday turned out to be a futile exercise with none of the five elected representatives as well as the Karnataka Irrigation Corporation Limited officials succeeding in giving a satisfactory reply to the ten questions posed by green activists.

Moral policing has instilled fear among Muslims: Ashraf

Moral policing has instilled fear among Muslims: Ashraf

Muslim community will dread to appoint Hindu girls as their employees in their establishments if immoral policing activities continued in the district, said K Ashraf, DK District unit President of United Muslims Organisation.

No representation for Jokatte Nagarika Samithi in DC led committee

No representation for Jokatte Nagarika Samithi in DC led committee

The Jokatte Nagarika Horata Samithi members have alleged that their Samithi has been ignored by not including its representatives in the DC led committee formed by the administration as per the directions of the state government to solve the problems arising out of the coke and sulphur units of MRPL.

Green Tribunal orders closure of 14 fish meal plants in Ullal

Green Tribunal orders closure of 14 fish meal plants in Ullal

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board to imitate measures to close down 14 fish meal plants operative in Ullal area.

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