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Land slip endangers houses ; families appeal to Lokayukta for compensation

Land slip endangers houses ; families appeal to Lokayukta for compensation

As many as eight families whose houses are endangered due to the caving in of a hill during heavy rains at Kallagudde in B Kasaba village here, have lodged a complaint to the Lokayukta seeking compensation.

Now, Abhayachandra in slumber!

Now, Abhayachandra in slumber!

It seems State Minister for Fisheries and Youth Services Abhayachandra Jain has decided to follow the footsteps of his colleagues, none other than DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah by taking a quick nap in the assembly.

Was Beluvai quarry mishap accidental? Suspicions loom large

Was Beluvai quarry mishap accidental? Suspicions loom large

The death of seven year old Suraksha and four year old Sukanya who met a watery grave in a quarry pit at Beluvai Kariyanangady on July 20, Sunday is shrouded in mystery with locals raising several suspicion.

Govt hospitals in Udupi accused of fleecing patients

Govt hospitals in Udupi accused of fleecing patients

Complaints are being heard of late that the staff of the Ajjarkad Government Hospital and the Government Women’s and Children’s Hospital in the town were fleecing poor patients visiting the hospital after getting the lab tests done at private labs instead of in the hospital.

New Court Complex still not fully operational

New Court Complex still not fully operational

The new court complex building constructed at accost of Rs 42 crores and which was inaugurated almost nine years after the construction works commenced, is still not fully functional.

A bus stand where buses have no place!

A bus stand where buses have no place!

The situation at the bus stand in Belthangady is utterly chaotic with the bus stand virtually not offering space for government buses as much of the space is occupied by private vehicles.

Youth who married SC girl goes abroad without wife’s knowledge

Youth who married SC girl  goes abroad without wife’s knowledge

Jayan Malpe, Principal Convenor of the Udupi district unit of the Dalita Sangharsha Samithi has made an appeal to the District Superintendent of Police and also emailed to President Pranab Mukherjee to take steps to bring back a youth who had left the nation without the knowledge of his wife with whom he had an inter-caste marriage.

Tree axed for obstructing hoarding!

Tree axed for obstructing hoarding!

Here is an instance which makes a mockery of the Mangalore City Corporation which at a recent meeting discussed the ways and means to make Mangalore a Green city, A look at a denuded tree in front of Tanishk Jewellery on Jyothi-Hampankatta Road will make everything clear.

Collapse of embankment: Poor family living in constant fear

Collapse of embankment: Poor family living in constant fear

A poor family at Kolnadu village is spending its days and nights in absolute fear ever since there has been landslide adjacent to a road at Tamaraje-Kodi-Peelyadka a few days ago. There is also a fear that the road connection would be cut off as well as electric poles would be razed to the ground if matters turn worse. Even the house of Ismail located nearby is feared to face damage.

“Dear minister, please give us some poison,” appeals distraught poor Muslim family

“Dear minister, please give us some poison,” appeals distraught poor Muslim family

“ I am a poor scrap trader. My age has crossed 65. A goonda who is my neighbour has filed a rape case in the Vittal Police station by using his political clout.

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