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Jokatte, Kalavar residents block SEZ works

Jokatte, Kalavar residents block SEZ works

Residents of Jokatte, Kalavar and Tokur villages who are seeking an early solution to the environmental pollution caused by MRPL-SEZ, blocked the SEZ works at two places on November 22, Saturday.

Child Line notice to Kavoor school teacher

Child Line notice to Kavoor school teacher

The Child Line has served a notice to a teacher of the DK ZP Model Higher Primary School of Kavoor who is facing charges of physically and mentally harassing a student.

Jana Nudi in city on December 13, 14

Jana Nudi in city on December 13, 14

Just like last year, several social workers, activists and progressive thinkers have once again come forward to organise Jana Nudi conference in Mangalore on December 13 and 14 on the theme “Nudiyu Siriyalla, Baduku.” The event will be held at Shanthikiran Hall at Nantur in Mangaluru.

Most govt hostels in DK do not have wardens

Most govt hostels in DK do not have wardens

Though Dakshina Kannada district has several government hostels for students to accommodate large number of students from economically backward families, the grim fact is that 40 per cent of these hostels do not have wardens.

Moodbidri GSBs sore over Alva’s Nudisiri

Moodbidri GSBs  sore  over Alva’s Nudisiri

The Alva’s Nudisiri 2014 which concluded at Moodbidri on November 16, Sunday is facing another allegation-that the organisers had offended the GSBs of Moodbidri by denying opportunity to take part in the Alva’s Konkani Siri as part of the event.

Poet Baddoor boycotts Alva’s Beary Siri felicitation

Poet Baddoor boycotts Alva’s  Beary Siri felicitation

Poet Mohammad Baddoor has won commendation in the social media for boycotting the Beary Siri felicitation as part of Alva’s Nudisiri during its valedictory ceremony held on November 16, Sunday. This move of Baddoor has been widely appreciated particularly when so called Dalit poets and singers were busy singing praises of the ‘Dhanis’ even when there was allegation of Dalit abuse at the Nudisiri.

“Bring Dharmasthala Temple under Endowment Department” : Nagarika Seva Trust writes to Law, Mujrai Minister

“Bring Dharmasthala Temple under Endowment Department” : Nagarika Seva Trust writes to Law, Mujrai Minister

Ranjan Rao Yerdoor, Founder Trustee of Nagarika Seva Trust Guruvayanakere and K Somanath Nayak, its President have informed that the Trust has written a letter to the state Minister concerned demanding to bring the Dharmasthala Temple under the purview of the State Religious and Endowment Department,.

Why has ACP Tilakchandra not arrested advocate Noronha in court document forgery case?, questions Justice Saldanha

Why has ACP Tilakchandra  not arrested advocate Noronha in court  document forgery case?, questions Justice Saldanha

Justice MF Saldanha, President of Karnataka Chapter of Transparency International and former High Court judge has questioned why investigation officer ACP Tilakchandra has still not arrested city advocate MP Noronha and other accused despite a High Court ruling a year ago to imitate action against them in the case of creating a fake divorce decree by forging signatures and court documents aimed at grabbing property of late Everest Pereira.

BJP wants reduction in only govt bus fares; silent on private buses

BJP wants reduction in only govt bus fares; silent on private buses

The district unit of the BJP staged a protest in front of the KSRTC Bus stand at Bejai here on November 11, Tuesday urging for the reduction in KSRTC bus fares considering the slash in fuel prices. At the same time by staging the protest, the party has also revealed its true colour by only seeking reduction in KSRTC bus fares and not private bus fares.

I have not defended Satish Baikampady, clarifies Ganesh Hosabettu

I have not defended Satish Baikampady, clarifies Ganesh Hosabettu

In a written statement, sitting corporator and former mayor Ganesh Hosabettu has made it clear that he has not defended murder accused Satish Baikampady in the meeting held at Vishwa Sagar Hotel in Baikampady and that he had no intention of misleading the investigation.

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