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Corporators, Commissioner lock horns again

Corporators, Commissioner lock horns again

Corporators of Mangaluru have once again aired their resentment against MCC Commissioner Hephsiba Rani Korlapati, this time at a review meeting convened on April 25, Saturday under the leadership of MLA JR Lobo.

Authorities thwart attempt to sell newborn to issueless couple

Authorities thwart attempt to sell newborn to issueless couple

The Child Line and the Kavoor Police have in a joint operation foiled an attempt to sell a seven day old girl baby by its parents to an issueless couple for Rs 5000 in Kavoor Police Station limits.

Pollution by coke, sulphur units : Jokatte Citizens Committee protests against inaction of KSPCB

Pollution by coke, sulphur units : Jokatte Citizens Committee protests against inaction of KSPCB

The Jokatte Citizens Action Committee which has alleged that the local officials of the State Pollution Control Board have failed to insatiate action against the MRPL coke and sulphur units, staged a protest in front of the Board Office at Baikampady on April 20, Monday.

Sand mafia reigning again, alleges DYFI

Sand mafia reigning again, alleges DYFI

The DYFI has alleged that sand mafia was once again reigning supreme in the district ever since the new sand mining policy has been effective. It has also blamed the district administration for the present impasse.

Do not renew licence of coke, sulphur units, appeals Jokatte Citizens Committee

Do not renew licence of coke, sulphur units, appeals Jokatte Citizens Committee

The Jokatte Citizens’ Action Committee has decided to stage a dharna in front of the Pollution Control Board Office at Baikampady on April 20 to pressurise the authorities against renewing the licence of the MRPL Coke and Sulphur units for any reason. The protestors will also demand the immediate closure of the two units.

Section of Congress Corporators complain against Commissioner with Rai

Section of Congress Corporators complain against Commissioner with Rai

A section of Congress corporators of Mangaluru have complained to DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai against MCC Commissioner Hephsiba Rani Korlapati considered to be a very strict officer.

DC decides to act tough against illegal sand transportation

DC decides to act tough against illegal sand transportation

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim who has directed officials to deal illegal sand transportation with a firm hand has instructed that multi-axle trucks transporting sand in violation of rule should be immediately seized. He also stated that the condition of ghat roads at Sampaje and Charmady have deteriorated due to the movement of heavily loaded sand lorries.

KSPCB recommends action against coke unit

KSPCB recommends action against coke unit

The Regional Office of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board which has took cognizance of the complaint that the third unit of the MRPL has failed to check pollution levels, has now recommended action against the unit.

Jokatte Nagarika Samithi to stage black flag protest against Petroleum Minister

Jokatte Nagarika Samithi to stage black flag protest against Petroleum Minister

The Jokatte Nagarika Horata Samithi has decided to stage a black flag demonstration and gherao Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan who will be arriving here on April 5 for the inauguration of the new unit of MRPL. It has been gathered that Pradhan will be accompanied by Maneka Gandhi and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to the function.

Petrol bomb detection case still a mystery

Petrol bomb detection case still a mystery

The case of detection of eight petrol bombs and two machetes at the basement of a mobile tower at Ganjimutt in Bajpe Police Station limits, is still shrouded in mystery with the police unable to make any headway in the investigations into the case so far. On March 31, Tuesday, a forensic team even visited the spot and conducted investigation.

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