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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.

Ten months down the line, Town Hall renovation still incomplete

Ten months down the line, Town Hall renovation still incomplete

It has been ten months since the Town Hall renovation works commenced. But the fact that the works are not yet complete speaks volumes about the total lack of will power and commitment on the part of our authorities.

Light vehicles to be permitted on Shiradi Ghat stretch from Aug 1

Light vehicles to be permitted on Shiradi  Ghat stretch from Aug 1

Light vehicles will be permitted to ply on the Shiradi Ghat stretch of the Mangaluru-Bengaluru Highway from August 1 onwards, while heavy vehicles will be allowed on the stretch from August 10 onwards. The Shiradi Ghat stretch was closed since January this year to facilitate upgradation of the road the condition of which has been turning from bad to worse with the passing of every year.

!6 yr girl who went missing 6 yrs ago is now a mother of 2 kids

!6 yr girl who went missing 6 yrs ago is now a mother of 2 kids

A 16 year old girl who was reported missing from Uppinangady five years ago has been traced. She is now married and a mother of two children. Hers was one of the 11 cases of mysterious missing of minors reported in the district in the past five year period.

Harekala villagers stall illegal sand mining activity

Harekala villagers stall illegal sand mining activity

Villagers of Harekala have on July 5, Sunday successfully stalled unauthorised mechanical sand mining activity on the banks of River Netravathi in Harekala Gram Panchayat limits.

‘Torture’ by locals drives drunk man to suicide

‘Torture’ by locals drives drunk man to suicide

An elderly man who had created trouble for neighbours by coming home drunk was recently thrashed and the video uploaded on Whatsapp much to the agony of the man who later reportedly ended his life by hanging himself in his house. The incident was reported from Vamanjoor in Mangaluru Rural Police Station limits.

ChildLine rescues abandoned woman, 2 kids

ChildLine rescues abandoned woman, 2 kids

A woman and her two children who were living inside the KSRTC bus terminus premises at Bejai in Mangaluru since the past four days have been rescued by ChildLine officials.

Tulu-Tulu Lexicon Project underway

Tulu-Tulu Lexicon Project underway

Janaki Brahmavar, President of the Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy has informed that works on a Tulu-Tulu Lexicon Project have been initiated by four scholars at the Rashtra Kavi Govind Pai Study Centre at Udupi.

Drop golf course, resort project at Bengre, demands DYFI

Drop golf course, resort project at Bengre, demands DYFI

The Bengre unit of the DYFI which has strongly opposed the proposed golf course and a luxury resort project on Bengre shores, has alleged that the public who were opposing the compound wall works are being threatened by the contractors. The DYFI has also decided to stage a protest against this at the project site on June 23.

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