Archive for the Category ‘Special Report’

Vehicular movement despite ban hinders Shiradi repair works

Vehicular movement despite ban hinders Shiradi  repair works

Though traffic on the stretch of Shiradi Ghat from Gundya to Hassan has been banned in the wake of the ongoing repair works, the bitter truth is that still several vehicles including cars, jeeps, two-wheelers, mini buses and sometimes even sand lorries use the road, thereby hampering the ongoing repair works.

Samajotsava backdrop: “Mangalore Muslims’ FB page warns Sangh Parivar

Samajotsava backdrop: “Mangalore Muslims’ FB page warns Sangh Parivar

With just two days left for the Hindu Samajotsava to be held in the city on March 1, there have been some disturbing developments in social sites. A Facebook page named “Mangalore Muslims” being operated from some Gulf nation has made its appearance and has issued a warning message to Sangh Parivar against

Congress planning to give Mayor post to Christian candidate

Congress planning to give Mayor post to Christian candidate

Rumours are agog that there may be uproar in the local unit of the Congress party following the reported decision of the leadership to make a Christian candidate as the city Mayor. It is being said that the scene which the Congress Office in the city had witnessed during the previous Mayor elections may be repeated this time.

Concretised Bunts Hostel-Ambedkar Circle Road inaugurated: But, where are the footpaths, bus shelters?

Concretised Bunts Hostel-Ambedkar Circle Road inaugurated: But, where are the footpaths, bus shelters?

The concretised Bunts Hostel-Ambedkar Circle Road has been opened for traffic on February 23, Monday. But one cannot see footpaths, street lights or the two bus stops earlier located in the area, despite the concretisation complete at a cost of several crores of rupees.

Delay in Udupi fish market construction irks fish sellers

Delay in Udupi fish market construction irks fish sellers

The slow pace of construction works of the main fish market building coming up on Poorna Prajna College Road in the city, has invited the ire of the fish selling women.

Has new entrance helped Puttur CMC?

Has new entrance helped Puttur CMC?

The Puttur CMC(erstwhile TMC) which was in the news for one reason or the other in the recent past, has suddenly fallen silent without any dispute, controversy or pandemonium. In the meantime, there are many in the town who feel this change has been possible after the Vaastu Dosha facing the TMC office was set right.

Photo of boy on lap of girl students creates stir on social sites

Photo  of boy on lap of girl students creates stir on social sites

MANGALURU: A photo of a male student lying down on the lap of five female students of his own college which has been uploaded on social sites has invited angry reactions from many. It has been gathered that all the students belong to a prestigious college of Suratkal and are classmates but belong to different […]

Puttur TMC office facing ‘Vaastu Dosha’!

Puttur TMC office facing ‘Vaastu Dosha’!

It seems the Puttur TMC office is suffering from ‘Vaastu Dosha.” This issue has even led to an interesting debate in public circles.

Activists stall illegal sale of unclaimed bodies from Wenlock Hospital

Activists stall illegal sale of unclaimed bodies from Wenlock Hospital

An alleged attempt made to unauthorisedly sell unclaimed bodies from the Government Wenlock Hospital in the city to the Kanachur Medical College was stalled by activists of Human Rights Federation and Karnataka Rakshana Vedike.

A 24×7 PHC that shuts doors at 4 pm!

A 24×7 PHC that shuts doors at 4 pm!

There’s a board outside the Maani Primary Health Centre in the taluk which states that the Centre functions round the clock. But since the past few months it has been noticed that the Centre was closing its doors at 4 pm everyday much to the inconvenience of patients who visit this Centre.

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