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Shobha’s ‘high-handed’ behaviour irks journalists

Shobha’s ‘high-handed’ behaviour irks journalists

KUNDAPUR: An incident in which journalists of Kundapur pulled up Udupi-Chikmagalur MP Shobha Karandlaje for her ‘high-handed’ behaviour, took place in the town on August 21, Wednesday evening. The agitated journalists later walked out of Shobha’s programme. Shobha had participated in a grievance hearing meeting convened in the town in the afternoon. The BJP leaders […]

Congress questions BJP’S silence on Kudremukh Tiger Project

Congress questions BJP’S silence on Kudremukh Tiger Project

The Congress has expressed its surprise over the silence maintained by the BJP with regard to the Kudremukh Tiger Sanctuary which has been approved by the Union Government. In fact the BJP had strongly opposed the project in the past.

Moral policing in Gurupur-Kaikamba?

Moral policing in Gurupur-Kaikamba?

A suspected case of moral policing reported from Gurupur-Kaikamba area in the outskirts of the city is making news in social sites. It is said a news and photo of the incident is rampantly circulated on Whatsapp. However, Bajpe police are not ascertaining the news.

DC asks MCC to act against labs not furnishing Malaria statistics

DC asks MCC to act against labs not furnishing Malaria statistics

The Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim has directed the Mangalore City Corporation to take steps to close down those labs in the city which fail to furnish statistics regarding malaria every month.

Bangalore cops in city to hunt underworld elements

Bangalore cops in city to hunt underworld elements

The Bangalore police who are in the district since the past two days are gathering details regarding the underworld elements and activities in the district.

Leopard spotted near airport runway

Leopard spotted near airport runway

A leopard which was spotted near the compound wall adjacent to the runway of the Mangalore International Airport on August 19 Tuesday caused some amount of panic.
The leopard was first spotted by the CISF personnel at the airport at around 6.30 pm, outside the compound wall of the airport.

Jaipur ATS team makes hush hush probe in city

Jaipur ATS team makes hush hush probe in city

Information of late has revealed that a team of six ATS officials from Jaipur in Rajasthan was in the city recently for investigation into a terror link case.

Mangalore rly division formation only after thorough study: DVS

Mangalore rly division formation only after thorough study: DVS

Union Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has said that the decision on the demand for the separate railway division for Mangalore will be taken only after a thorough study as the Palakkad Division

MCC warns builders

MCC warns builders

The Mangalore City Corporation has warned the builders in the city against flouting norms while raising constructions,

Greens set deadline for dropping Netravathi diversion project

Greens set deadline for dropping Netravathi diversion project

Even as the District level Independence Day celebrations were being held at the Nehru Maidan under the leadership of District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai on August 15, Friday, the Sahyadri Samrakshana Sanchaya and other like-minded organisations staged a protest in front of the Town Hall to pressurise the government to drop the Netravathi River Diversion Project.

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