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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.

UPCL expansion : Over 2000 participate in public hearing; report to be sent to govt

A public hearing meeting in view of the proposed expansion of the controversial UPCL thermal power project was organised at Paniyoor on November 10, Thursday amid the prohibitory orders under Section 144 imposed by the government in view of Tipu Jayanthi celebrations. The meeting which chaired by Udupi Deputy Commissioner. It has been alleged that the meeting was literally ruled by the hired speakers on behalf of UPCL.

Disappointment as MCC asked to store water upto only 5 meters in new vented dam

The second vented dam at Thumbay which is now getting readied for water storage and is believed to be a great boon for the city of Mangaluru, has some disappointment in store.

Udupi’s Clock Tower to don a new look soon

The long standing demand for the renovation of the clock tower in the heart of the town, is expected to be a reality soon, with the authorities taking up the work recently as rains have subsided in the past few days.

Bharathi Vishnuvardhan in a Tulu movie for first time

Veteran actress Bharathi Vishnuvardhan is donning the grease paint for a Tulu film for the very first time. She will be seen in a prominent role in the movie named 'Amber Caterers' to be brought out under the banner of Nageshwara Cine Combines.

65% posts vacant in Mangaluru RTO office

The coastal city of Mangaluru boasts itself as the fastest growing city next only to the capital Bengaluru.

Poor family gets a house, thanks to a youth organisation

The Jayalakshmi Friends Circle at Bolur in Mangaluru has proved to be a model to the society and other voluntary organisations though its service initiative. It has constructed a new house to a poor family of Bolur which was living in dire straits without a proper roofing under its head.

With existing public lavatories stinking, MCC decides to construct 34 more

The Mangaluru City Corporation has decided to construct 34 public lavatories at various places in the MCC limits under the Swachh Bharath scheme.

Can restrictions alone put an end to mishaps involving school vehicles ?

Following the recent road mishap at Trasi in Kundapur involving a bus and a Maruti Omni that crushed eight tender lives, the administration has taken a number of precautionary measures and has also warned drivers of school vehicles against negligent driving. None can raise objection to this. Several restrictions have also been imposed on vehicles carrying school children. However, the question is whether such restrictions would be able to put a check on road accidents.

Truck Terminal proposal at APMC Yard may not be a reality

The proposed truck terminal at the APMC Yard at Baikampady may not be a reality at least in the near future following the opposition expressed to the same.