Friday, January 19, 2018

DC directs jail authorities to provide vocational training to under trials

Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim has directed the District Jail authorities in Mangaluru to take steps to provide vocational training to the prisoners.

KJP to file PIL in High Court against Yettinahole Project

Padmanabha Prasanna, President of the Karnataka Janatha Party (KJP) has said that his party would file a Public Interest Litigation in the High Court against the Yettinahole Project which would do irreversible damage to the coastal district of Dakshina Kannada.

Rights of forest dwellers in danger, says Tripura MP

Tripura MP Jithendra Chowdhury has alleged that the Centre which has a proposal to entrust the maintenance of 40 per cent forest lands to private companies was planning to snatch the rights of forest dwellers.

Yettinahole Uttara Needi event proves to be a futile exercise

The Yettinahole Uttara Needi programme organised by the Netravathi Samrakshana Samithi at Roshni Nilaya on September 19, Saturday turned out to be a futile exercise with none of the five elected representatives as well as the Karnataka Irrigation Corporation Limited officials succeeding in giving a satisfactory reply to the ten questions posed by green activists.

Moral policing has instilled fear among Muslims: Ashraf

Muslim community will dread to appoint Hindu girls as their employees in their establishments if immoral policing activities continued in the district, said K Ashraf, DK District unit President of United Muslims Organisation.

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

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

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 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...

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.