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Health Minister Khader concerned over attempts to disrupt peace

Health Minister Khader concerned over attempts to disrupt peace

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare UT Khader has expressed his grave concern over attempts made by some disruptive elements to disturb peace in the society through stabbing and such other incidents.
Assault and stabbing cases have been reported without any reason in the region since the past few days and there is a ploy to incite communal feelings, the minister opined.

4 lakh tonnes sand extracted in just 3 months

4 lakh tonnes sand extracted in just 3 months

A total of 4 lakh tonnes of sand has been extracted from the Coastal Regulation Zone area in the district between March and June. This is equal to the quantity of sand extracted from April 2014 to February 2015.

Woman alleges death threat from in-laws for demanding repayment of loan

Woman alleges death threat from in-laws for demanding repayment of loan

A woman named Reshma Raj of Bengaluru has alleged that her in-laws who owed her a sum of Rs 18 lakhs which she had given to them on different occasions as loan were now threatening her just because she was demanding her money back

Incomplete Town Hall renovation hits hard Yakshagana show organisers

Incomplete Town Hall renovation hits hard Yakshagana show organisers

The closure of Town Hall for renovation works and the inordinate delay in the completion of the works has hit hard organisers of cultural programmes who normally prefer to hold programmes in Town Hall.
Every monsoon Town Hall hosts a number of Yakshagana shows. However that is not possible this time. Not just Yakshagana shows, even other programmes, functions and meetings which otherwise used to be held at this venue are hit.

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.

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