Archive for the Category ‘Special Report’

NHAI finally vacates a misleading sign board

NHAI finally vacates a misleading sign board

If sign boards are put up on the state and national highways by the authorities for the

convenience of people travelling on the route, the National Highway Authority of India had recently

invited the ire of the locals by putting up a misleading sign board at Banglegudde in Karkala as it

showed the direction of a school ground instead of a main road. The Canara Times and Karavali Ale

had carried reports in this regard.

A Congress-BJP banner war in Ajekar

A Congress-BJP banner war in Ajekar

A Banner war is presently underway between the Congress and the BJP in Ajekar over the issue of developing the Ajekar main road. A sum of Rs one crore was earlier sanctioned by the government for widening a 300 meter stretch of the road and to convert it into a two-lane road with dividers. The local MLA Sunil Kumar had even laid the foundation for the project.

Balloon selling minor boys of Rajasthan origin rescued by officials

Balloon selling minor boys of Rajasthan origin rescued by officials

Following complaints from members of the general public that some minor boys instead of going to schools were selling balloons in the town, officials of the Departments of Labour and Education raided a few places and took as many as nine boys into custody.

Water problem : Anganavadi kids sit on dharna in Panchayat office

Water problem : Anganavadi kids sit on dharna in Panchayat office

We might have seen people protesting with empty pots against water problem or even picketing GP offices. But probably, this might be the first time that Anganavadi kids too staged a protest by holding empty vessels that too inside the Gram Panchayat office. Such an incident has been reported from Kedambadi village.

Moodbidri still deprived of taluk status

Moodbidri still deprived of taluk status

The people of Moodbidri who have been waiting since over two decades for the formation of Moodbidri taluk are a disappointed lot.

Puttur associations launch signature collection drive against controversial Yettinahole Project

Puttur associations launch signature collection drive against controversial Yettinahole Project

Various organizations of Puttur joined hands in organizing a signature collection campaign against the controversial Yettinahole Project implementation. As part of the campaign volunteers went on a Padayatra from Darbe Circle to Boluvar to collect signatures.

Ghosts haunting Kumbra bridge! Over 20 accidents in 6 months

Ghosts haunting Kumbra bridge! Over 20 accidents in 6 months

Over 20 accidents have been reported on the Kumbra Bridge on the Maani-Sampaje State Highway since the past six months. The accidents have claimed three lives and have left many injured. Meanwhile in another development, rumours are afloat that the Bridge was haunted by ghosts, thus panicking motorists who use the road.

Udupi SP offends Dalit leaders; apologises later

Udupi SP offends Dalit leaders; apologises later

An incident wherein Udupi SP Annamalai reportedly offended Dalit leaders who had approached him seeking justice, and later tendered an apology to the latter, took place on March 5, Thursday.

Sans dividers, Karkala’s main road invites danger

Sans dividers, Karkala’s main road invites danger

Most roads of Karkala town have been given a facelift-thanks to the Mahamastakabhisheka of Bhagavan Bahubali held recently. It is true that the widened and re-asphalted roads have pleased the motorists and pedestrians alike.

Ellur GP decides to take to legal recourse against UPCL

Ellur GP decides to take to legal recourse against UPCL

Yashawanth Shetty, sitting member and former president of Ellur Gram Panchayat has said that the Panchayat has decided to take to legal recourse against the UPCL thermal power plant which was wreaking havoc on the lives of the people in the vicinity of the plant.

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