Panel to be formed to study feasibility of Spl. Agricultural Zone

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner K G Jagadeesha has said that the setting up of a Special Agricultural Zone on the lines of a Special Economic Zone is under consideration. The Deputy Commissioner who was addressing a meeting of farmers held at his office was responding to an appeal by farmer leaders on setting […]

A new bridge for Kumaradhara is ready

The Kumaradhara Bridge which links the famous pilgrim place Kukke Sri Subrahmanya shine has been famous in many ways as it gets submerged at least a few times every monsoon whenever Kumaradhara overflows. Every time the bridge submerged people on either sides remained stranded for hours and sometimes for even a day and had to wait for the water to recede. There have been instances of mishaps too.

Mangaluru may soon get 11 bus bays

If everything goes as per plans, Mangaluru city will get full-fledged bus bays at as many as 11 locations. Already survey has been completed at several places including Ballalbagh, PVS, Bunts Hostel, Jyothi, Balmatta, Kankanady, Shivabagh, Nantur, near Canara College etc in this regard.

Kukke Subrahmanya’s Kumaradhara is highly polluted

Kukke Shree Subrahmanya Temple is one of the famous pilgrim shrines considered as the richest temple of the state. Thousands of devotees descend to this place every day to have darshan of Lord Subrahmanya. During the summer vacations the number of devotees visiting this pilgrim shrine increases substantially, in turn also posing cleanliness problems in the town.

Drought looms large over undivided DK

The coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts which are known for receiving plenty of rainfall every monsoon are likely to face severe drought this summer. Already Mangaluru and Bantwal taluks in Dakshina Kannada district and all three taluks in Udupi district have been declared drought hit.

Right-wing Groups Threaten Freedom of Press

In the last week of January this year, four members of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) threatened Sharath D Kanthavara, a reporter with Mangalore-based evening daily Sanjevani. He was told there would be dire consequences to a report of what they construed as a slight.

Who will be the next Mayor ?

With the last one year term of the Congress rule in the Mangaluru City Corporation remaining, there is curiosity galore as to who will be adorning the post of Mayor of Mangaluru during this term. The term of sitting Mayor Harinath ends on March 11.

Heated debate in MCC over contamination of Netravathi water

At the MCC meeting held recently, BJP corporators raised the issue of contamination of the Netravati river water at as many as 18 places in Bantwal due to the release of effluents in the upstream areas of Tumbay dam. The issue even sparked a heated debate between BJP and Congress corporators.

Parking problem continues to haunt city

Anyone who visits the Central Market Road in Mangaluru will realise that the situation is chaotic there, thanks to the haphazard parking of two-wheelers and four-wheelers least bothered about the inconvenience they cause to others.

Waste segregation at source yet to take off in Mangaluru

Though the Mangaluru City Corporation has launched its campaign with regard to waste segregation at source in the city limits, the scheme has yet not taken off in a true sense.

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