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Alleged rape by varsity prof : Victim vents ire over cops for filing FIR

Alleged rape by varsity prof : Victim vents ire over cops for filing FIR

An incident wherein a young woman who was protesting in the University campus on October 28, Wednesday alleging that the Associate Professor of Commerce Department P Vedava had been sexually exploiting him since a year, vented her ire against the police who had registered an FIR in connection with the incident.

Indiscriminate felling of trees in Forest Minister’s home constituency

Indiscriminate felling of trees in Forest Minister’s home constituency

In a rare incident, media men have detected huge quantity of felled trees worth over Rs 5 lakhs at Punacha village. Incidentally, this has taken place in the home constituency of DK District in-charge and Forest Minister B Ramanatha Rai. It has also been gathered that two forest personnel have colluded with the timber mafia in felling the trees.

Who is responsible for damaging SSF banners?

Who is responsible for damaging SSF banners?

The increasing instances of damaging banners of the SSF put up at several places in connection with the Karnataka Yatra organised by the organisation, has sparked much debate.

Storm water drain row : Residents clash before TMC Chief Officer

Storm water drain row : Residents clash before TMC Chief Officer

Two groups of residents from Parlia-Nandarabettu in the TMC limits, involved in a fracas right in the presence of the TMC Chief Officer over the issue of a storm water drain in the area.
If a drain was constructed at Nandarabettu ward four years ago, a local resident had constructed a house above it resulting in blockage of drain.

Maravanthe’s scenic beauty to soon be a thing of past

Maravanthe’s scenic beauty to soon be a thing of past

The scenic beauty of Maravanthe in Kundapur would soon be a thing of past-thanks to the ambitious project of converting the stretch of NH here into a four-lane.

NH 66 is still NH 17 in Suratkal NIT-K area!

NH 66 is  still NH 17 in Suratkal NIT-K area!

It has been over a year since the National Highway 17 has been renamed as NH 66. But the NH has still remained as NH 17 in the NIT-K area of Suratkal. Locals say this reveals the apathy of the authorities concerned.

No fresh bus permits since 1992: Dist Admn dancing to tune of pvt bus lobby

No fresh bus permits since 1992: Dist Admn dancing to tune of pvt bus lobby

If the October 22 issue of The Canara Times and Karavali Ale had revealed how the private bus operators of DK and Udupi Districts were trying to prove a hurdle in the way of sanction of NURM buses, here is another instance which proves how even the bureaucracy is dancing to the tunes of the bus operators who are hell bent upon preventing permits for new buses within the city limits since the past 22 years.

Inter-religious marriage breaks down within 3 days; girl files police complaint

Inter-religious marriage breaks down within 3 days; girl files police complaint

An inter-faith love marriage between a Christian woman and Hindu youth which was held at Arya Samaj on October 16 has broken down within just three days with the woman lodging a police complaint alleging that seven persons including her lover had kidnapped her and had attempted to outrage her modesty and forcibly made her sign some documents. An allegation is now heard that this was a Love Jehad case of the saffron brigade.

Dalit poet Siddalingaiah all set for ‘palanquin’ parade at Alva’s Nudisiri?

Dalit poet Siddalingaiah all   set for ‘palanquin’ parade at Alva’s Nudisiri?

MANGALORE: The Alva’s Foundation of Mohan Alva is all set to host the 11th edition of Nudisiri which has earned the notoriety of being organized with an intention of commercializing education. In the meantime, rumours are agog that Siddalingaiah, a famous Dalit poet who has been elected the Sammelan Chairperson will be taken in a […]

Udupi CMC apathetic to Lokayukta orders to demolish ‘illegal’ Diana building

Udupi CMC apathetic to Lokayukta orders to   demolish ‘illegal’ Diana  building

It has been a month since the Upa Lokayukta has directed the Udupi CMC to submit an action taken report after demolishing the Diana Restaurant building at Jodukatte which had encroached upon the road and violated the construction norms. Presently, an allegation is being heard that the Udupi CMC has failed to honour the Upa Lokayukta ruling.

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