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Why delay in clearing parking space encroachment? »

Mangaluru: It has been more than a week since Mayor Kavitha Sanil had announced that all constructions that have encroached upon public parking spaces will be evicted. With no action…

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Big scam in KUDCEMP implementation, alleges DYFI leader »

Mangaluru : “One of the biggest scams in the history of the Mangaluru City Corporation has taken place in the ADB aided KUDCEMP implementation,” alleged DYFI State President Muneer Katipalla.…

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Land grab complaint against Rai : Lokayukta pulls up Harikrishna Bantwal »

Mangaluru : Lokayukta Justice P Vishwanath Shetty has pulled up Harikrishna Bantwal, an expelled Congressman who recently joined the BJP, when the latter tried to lodge a complaint accusing DK…

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Crime/Mishaps

BJP Worker Hacked to Death in Kerala, Party Blames CPM »

A BJP worker was allegedly hacked to death in Kerala’s Thrissur district late on Sunday. Sources said that a BJP…

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Vigilante group attacks Mangalore University student »

An incident wherein a post graduate student who had arrived with his friends to the Ullal beach was…

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Suspicious death of prisoner in lock-up of Manipal police station »

A man of Uttar Pradesh origin who was arrested on charges of abetting the suicide of his wife, has died…

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2 persons including a woman booked for blackmailing businessman »

The Sampya Rural Police have registered cases against two persons including a woman on the charges of blackmailing a…

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GP Vice President booked for attempting to molest college girl »

A complaint has been lodged with Shankernarayana Police against the Vice President of the Yedamoge Gram Panchayat on the…

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RECENT NEWS

General

Caste widening the gap between poor and rich’ »

The gap between the poor and the rich has been widening as a result of caste-based discrimination, said V. Lakshminarayana, a thinker associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Sunday. He was speaking after inaugurating a unit of the Dalit Hakkugala Samiti at…

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First time, Church says: Dalit Christians face untouchability »

FOR THE first time in its history, the Indian Catholic Church has officially accepted that Dalit Christians face untouchability and discrimination, and that “their participation in the level of leadership… at the higher levels is almost nil”.…

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Sociology student comes up with documentary on plight of tile factory workers »

A Sociology student from Manipal has prepared a documentary portraying the difficult lives of the nearly 150 workers of the last tile factory of the district which has been closed. Titled 'Murida Hanchu' this documentary by Melwyn Mathew Thomas aims at…

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Days after burglary, customers make beeline to SK Goldsmith Co-op Bank in Kinnigoli »

In the wake of the recent theft of gold and cash worth nearly Rs 4.63 crores from the SK Goldsmith Co-operative Bank at Kinnigoli, several anxious customers particularly women who had pledged gold in the Bank were seen visiting the Bank on November…

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Politics

MLA Sunil Kumar accused of interfering in Moodbidri TMC affairs »

Ruling Congress Councillors of Moodbidri staged a protest by wearing black flags and shouting slogans during the TMC meeting on May 30, Saturday. Their…

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Rai hits out at BJP for comments on ‘goondaism’ »

DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai has hit back at the BJP which has made a mockery of him by stating that…

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CM Siddaramaiah censures Mangaluru Police Commissioner Murugan »

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has censured Mangaluru Police Commissioner S Murugan during a meeting of senior police officials for failure to maintain law…

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Youth Affairs

CFI condemns ‘false’ complaint lodged against students by Ramakunja college

The Udupi district unit of the Campus Front of India staged a demonstration in front of the Gandhi statue near the service bus stand in the town on July 24, Tuesday, condemning what it said the…

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Students of Puttur Govt College suffer for want of public conveyance

Students of the Puttur Government First Grade College at Jidakallu, have to either trek a distance of over 5 kms to reach the college, or else spend as much as Rs 8 to reach the college…

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Human Interest

Leopard lands in trouble for the second time; rescued

A leopard which had fallen into a well in its bid to chase a duck about a week ago, has once again landed in trouble.…

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Leopard falls into trap laid for boar; rescued

Forest officials as well as local villagers have rescued a leopard which was in danger after it fell into a bait laid for boars in the fencing of a plantation at Taramadu Kundadka…

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Point of view

Alva’s institutions fail to declare holiday after UR Ananthamurthi demise

MOODBIDRI : It has been gathered that the Alva’s educational institutions at Moodbidri conducted classes as usual on August 23, Saturday, though the state government had declared a holiday to all educational institutions and government offices…

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Nalin complains to election officials against reports maligning him

MANGALORE : BJP candidate Nalin Kumar Kateel has lodged a complaint with the election officials requesting for steps to stay publishing of news that maligned him. Nalin in his complaint has said that a criminal advocate…

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Editorials

A year passes without a full-time Commissioner for MCC

It has been a year since Mangaluru City Corporation had a full-time Commissioner. Mangaluru being the largest city of the coastal districts constantly sees implementation of several developmental projects. That such a city …

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Letters to Editor

Clarification on Ganesha Katte row

This is a clarification with regard to the report on the ‘Ganeshana Katte’ row published in The Canara Times on August 6. As mentioned in the report, the statement of Sunny D’Souza that the building…

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