Archive for the Category ‘Special Report’

BJP’s conflicting stand on Hephsiba transfer

BJP’s conflicting stand on Hephsiba transfer

The district unit of the BJP has threatened to launch a severe agitation if a new Commissioner was not appointed within ten days in place of Hephsiba Rani Korlapati who was recently transferred. At the same time, the party has demanded withdrawal of the transfer order of Hephsiba.

Over speeding sand lorries claim 12 lives in past 3 months

Over speeding sand lorries  claim 12 lives in past 3 months

The over speeding and overloaded sand lorries which have been wreaking havoc on roads of the district have claimed a total of 12 lives in the past three month period.

World class railway station still a mirage for Mangaluru

World class railway station still a mirage for Mangaluru

It has been almost over five years since the then Union Railway Minister Mamatha Banerjee had announced in the 2009-2010 budget regarding the proposal to upgrade the Mangaluru Railway Station to international standards. Five years down the line, no concrete measure has been taken to make this proposal a reality.

Children begging alms on city streets rescued

Children begging alms on city streets rescued

A few children of migrant families who were found begging alms in different parts of the city have been rescued with the help of Child Line and other departments.

Water splash from BC Road fly over!

Water splash from BC Road fly over!

A fly over at BC Road might have fulfilled a long standing demand, but that does not mean the end of the woes of the residents and motorists who use the road.

Plenty of free sand alongside NH!

Plenty of free sand alongside NH!

Several people filled their bags with freely available sand which was lying in heaps on either sides of the National Highway here after overloaded sand lorries dumped their excess sand on the roadsides fearing action from the authorities.

With no tough action coming forth, illegal hoardings continue to rule city

With no tough action coming forth, illegal hoardings  continue to rule city

Mangaluru City Corporation is certainly an expert in issuing warnings to those putting up hoardings and banners unauthorisedly.

An inhuman act indeed !

An inhuman act indeed !

In what can be termed as an inhuman act, some people were seen busy videographing an incident wherein a youth who was stabbed by an assailant was bleeding profusely and was crying for help on the busy Town Hall road in Mangaluru during broad daylight on June 4, Thursday.

Opposition accuses Jacintha of being rubber stamp mayor

Opposition accuses  Jacintha of being rubber stamp mayor

Opposition Corporators in the Mangaluru City Corporation have accused the city Mayor

Jacintha Vijay Alfred of being a rubber stamp Mayor.

As schools re-open, govt fails to fill vacancies in teachers posts

As schools re-open, govt fails to fill vacancies in teachers posts

As always private and government schools have re-opened for the Academic Year of 2015-16. As per government orders, the government schools had a grand re-opening day with children also taking out a procession.

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