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Like-minded associations form panel to fight till Yettinahole Project is dropped

Like-minded associations form panel to fight till Yettinahole Project is dropped

Various like-minded organisations of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Hassan districts have come together to form a 17 member co-ordination committee to fight against the Yettinahole Project until the government drops it.

MCC has not sent Greater Mangalore Project proposal to Govt, says Sorake

MCC has not sent Greater Mangalore Project proposal to Govt, says Sorake

State Minister for Urban Development Vinay Kumar Sorake has said that the ambitious ‘Greater Mangalore’ Project proposal has not been submitted to the state government by the Mangaluru City Corporation.

Have a look at the door of Konaje station’s lavatory!

Have a look at the door of Konaje station’s lavatory!

A photograph of the lavatory of the Konaje police station coming under the Commissionerate limits, forwarded by one of our readers reveals the total failure of the authorities to maintain the much needed lavatory.

Clashes-a regular feature in District Prison

Clashes-a regular feature in District Prison

With reports already suggesting that the District Jail is overcrowded, rumours are now afloat that there had been a clash between two groups in the prison recently.

Palemar brought to forefront again

Palemar brought to forefront again

In a fresh development, the district unit of BJP has given the Presidentship of the Mangalore North Assembly constituency unit of the party to Krishna Palemar who was virtually sidelined after his debacle in the assembly elections. In fact the party brought Palemar for the post by all a sudden dislodging Ramesh Kumar, the former chairman of MUDA who was hitherto holding the post.

District Prison overcrowded with prisoners

District Prison overcrowded with prisoners

The District Prison in Mangaluru is said to be overcrowded, thanks to the spate of criminal activities in the district of late. Sources indicate that the prison with a capacity of 250 is presently housing as many as 447 under trials.

Miscreants dump ‘Nagana Kallu” in drain

Miscreants dump ‘Nagana Kallu” in drain

If Nagana Kallu is worshipped with great devotion not only by devout Hindus, but also people of other religions to ward off Naga Dosha, one such Nagana Kallu was surprisingly found dumped in a drain near Tokkottu on December 13, Sunday.

Media men asked to move out of secret meet of Muslim Central Committee

Media men asked to move out of secret meet of Muslim Central Committee

An allegation is being heard that the Muslim Central Committees of DK and Udupi districts which had convened a secret meeting on December 13, Saturday to discuss the recent untoward incidents in the district, had sent journalists out of the meeting despite extending an invitation to them earlier.

Muslim League demands invoking of Goonda Act against Pranavananda

Muslim League demands invoking of Goonda Act against Pranavananda

A delegation of the Indian Union Muslim League has submitted a memorandum to Balkis Banu, Chairperson of the State Minorities Commission demanding invoking of Goonda Act against Pranavananda of Hindu Mahasabha who visits the district time and again and makes some provocative statement.

KFD functioning in garb of Muslim Defence Force?

KFD functioning in garb of Muslim Defence Force?

It has been reliably gathered that a Muslim fundamentalist organization named KFD was operating in the name of Muslim Defense Force which had recently threatened raid on Muslim girls and students who behaved in an unislamic way. Sources have now revealed the the organization has also resorted to forcible marriage of lovers in Moodbidri.

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