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KSRP to soon have women’s battalion

KSRP to soon have women’s battalion

Additional Director General of Police Praveen Sood has hinted at the Department’s plans to constitute a women’s battalion in the Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) Force within the next three months.

No fear of Naxals during Gram Panchayat elections, assures SP

No fear of Naxals during Gram Panchayat elections, assures SP

Dakshina Kannada District Superintendent of Police Dr Sharanappa has assured people of Naxal affected villages of the district, that they can cast their votes in the Gram Panchayat elections without fear of Naxals.

Education Dept urged to act against schools collecting hefty donations

Education Dept urged to act against schools collecting hefty donations

Members and office bearers of the Child Rights Activists and Parents Association staged

a protest in front of the Zilla Panchayat office in the city on May 25, Monday to condemn the

donation menace in several private schools in the district.

DC directs AMR authorities to issue notice prior to releasing dam water

DC directs AMR authorities to issue notice prior to releasing dam water

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner A.B.Ibrahim has directed the AMR dam authorities to ensure that the general public are inconvenienced in no way when the water from the dam is released during monsoons.

Administrative apathy forces Jokatte Nagarika Samithi members to fight GP polls

Administrative apathy forces Jokatte Nagarika Samithi members to fight GP polls

The Jokatte Nagarika Samithi which is spearheading the movement against the coke and sulphur units of MRPL which are causing widespread pollution, has fielded some of its active members in the upcoming Gram Panchayat polls thereby challenging the government as well as the district administration which has turned a deaf ear to their appeals.

Police Patrolling intensified in Naxal affected villages

Police Patrolling intensified in Naxal affected villages

In the backdrop of the May 29 Gram Panchayat elections, the Police Department has decided to intensify patrolling in Naxal affected areas of the district with immediate effect.

Commissioner orders probe into alleged police atrocities on watermelon seller

Commissioner orders probe into alleged police atrocities on watermelon seller

City Police Commissioner R Murugan has ordered a divisional level investigation into the alleged case of police atrocities on a watermelon seller while being in the custody of Urwa police.
The victim is Maqbool Ahmed (49), a resident of Tipu Nagar in Shivamogga district.

Traffic cops launch crackdown on deafening horns of over 200 buses

Traffic cops launch crackdown on deafening horns of over 200 buses

The Traffic Police have on May 19, Tuesday launched a sudden crackdown on private and express buses near the Service bus stand here, and removed the ear deafening horns and the tape recorders used in over 200 buses.

Donation menace : Shikshana Rakshana Vedike pays surprise visit to schools

Donation menace : Shikshana Rakshana Vedike pays surprise visit to schools

Members of the Shikshana Rakshana Vedike who paid surprise visits to different schools in the city in the backdrop of complaints that some private schools were collecting higher fee in violation of the Education Department orders, alleged that the schools have not put up information on notice boards as instructed by the Department.

Rly ticket booking counter at DC office premises fails to re-open

Rly ticket booking counter at DC office premises fails to re-open

The railway ticket booking counter at the DC office premises which has remained closed since September last years, has still not reopened.

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