Udupi, February 28: Udupi CMC President Kiran Kumar, at the monthly meeting held here on Monday, refused to withdraw the parking fees being levied on the vehicles parked in front of the shops and business outfits. Raising the issue Congress Councillor Jayananda alleged that the fees levied on the parked vehicles (Rs 5 for four wheelers and Rs 2 for two wheelers) were too heavy and the municipality

Mangalore, February 28: A person was killed and five others suffered injuries in a gruesome road accident involving a passenger bus and a jeep on Sunday at Harladka Jeerumakki Kemraje village in Sullia taluk, official sources said. The victim has been identified as Janardhana, who was driving the jeep, which collided with an oncoming KSRTC bus. The injured are Radhakrishna, Venkataramana

Mangalore, February 28: A send-off function was arranged at St Joseph`s Higher Primary School for Lilly Gonsalves, a teacher who rendered 37 years of meritorious service in teaching children, on Monday, February 28. V. Rev.Fr Valerian Pinto, the correspondent of the school, presided over the function and felicitated Lilly Gonsalves. He appreciated her service specially her love and care that she

Mangalore, February 28: India is the fifth worst country in the world in suppressing human rights, said Justice Micheal F Saldanha, Retired High Court Judge. He was delivering the presidential address at a national seminar on “Human Rights and Unorganised Labour” organised by Department of Political Science, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, in association with Human Rights Cell and Pathways on

Mangalore, November 29: Poor residents of Thannirbavi staged a protest demonstration under the banner of Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday in front of the office of Deputy Commissioner here to exert pressure on the district administration and state government to fulfil their demand of providing door numbers and site title deeds. The protest coincided with the election of the new Mayor

Mangalore, February 28: Four couples entered into wedlock in the presence of a large gathering including religious leaders at the mass marriage ceremony organised by TC Friends, a city based charitable association, as part of its Eid Milad celebration. Haji KS Mohammed Masood, Chairman, Muslim Central Committee inaugurated the programme at Zeenth Baksh Yatheem Khana here on Monday, February 28

Mangalore, February 28: Pravin has been elected as Mayor of Mangalore, while Geetha Nayak was elected the Deputy Mayor, in the elections held at MCC on Monday, February 28. Pravin, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate, defeated Appi of the Congress by a margin of 13 votes. Geetha Nayak of BJP defeated Mamatha Shenoy of the Congress by the same margin. Pravin and Geetha Nayak secured the votes

Mangalore, February 28: Police investigating into the brutal murder case of Kabeer, who was also an accused in at least two murder cases, have reportedly made a headway in their task as five persons have already been taken into custody under the jurisdiction of Mangalore City Police Commissionerate. According to the reliable sources, in the course investigation, police have secured enough clues

Udupi, February 27: As part of the silver jubilee celebrations of Nama Tuluveru Sanghatane (NATKA), Mudradi, a National Drama Festival is being held here. Mudradi is a small village in Karkala Taluk of Udupi District surrounded by lush green mountains, paddy fields, tall standing palm and coconut groves close to the shores of Arabian Sea, roaring sounds of waves which can be heard blended with

Mangalore, February 28: Muhammed Hejamady P. Kannangar (56), who was serving in Al Osthada Trading Co for the past 14 years as a Marketing Manager passed away due to cardiac arrest during his visit to Mecca to perform Umrah with his wife and two daughters on February 26. The incident happened soon after his prayers at the holy shrine. The mortal remains are being buried at Jannathu Mualla in Saudi