Mangaluru safest city in India; Abu Dhabi safest in the world: Survey
Mangaluru, Jan 19: Karnataka’s coastal city of Mangaluru has been ranked India’s safest city with the lowest crime index (24.14) in the country, according to a survey conducted by Numbeo.
Numbeo is a crowd-sourced global database of reported consumer prices, perceived crime rates, and quality of healthcare, among other statistics.
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Mangaluru’s Tauseef Ahmed who distributes free water bowls to help stray animals
With an aim to provide water to stray animals in Mangaluru, an animal activist announced a project 'Jal' under which free water bowls will be distributed to the people across the city.
Tauseef Ahmed believes many animals and birds do not find source to drink water which leads to death. "Finding clean and safe drinking water has been a...
Meet Shifali Saldanha, Namma Kudla’s new beauty queen
She is one of a few beauty queens who give equal importance to both modelling and academic growth. Within months after completing her MBA in Finance and HR, Shifali Saldanha won Miss India Continent 2019 first runner-up and Miss Glory of International 2019 held in Mumbai.
An alumna of St Aloysius College (AIMIT), this 23-year-old Mangalurean is now a...
Mangaluru: Stringent action now awaits fish trucks that spill effluents on road
In an attempt to dissuade fish transporters from discharging waste effluents on roads and foul smell in the surroundings, Dakshina Kannada district administration has decided to enforce ‘Kerala model’ to plug the practice of unhygienic fish transportation.
The police department has issued a notice to all ‘Fish Transporters’ to retrofit their carriages with leak-proof insulation. Further, the transporters are...
Mangaluru Prof develops QR Code for trees to save them from the axe
Mangaluru: The ‘Fern Doctor’ of Mangaluru, Professor Smitha Hegde has now launched a crusade against felling of trees by developing a Quick Response (QR) Code to save the city, some greenery. The Nitte University Centre for Science Education and Research (NUCSER) Professor Dr Smitha Hegde has involved her students to develop the code for all the trees on the campus....
Metro train for Mangaluru, Mysuru? BMRCL likely to take up viability study
Mangaluru, Feb 8: Apart from announcing extension of metro rail link in Bengaluru, the Karnataka state budget presented today by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has promised to conduct a viability studies for building metro rail projects other cities such as Mysuru, Mangaluru and Hubballi-Dharwad.
Considering the decadal gap between viability studies and the actual implementation of...
Global market 'all open' for greeting cards from this differently-abled unit in Mangaluru
For over five-decades now, the differently-abled trainees at the rehabilitation unit of Fr. Muller Medical College Hospital in Mangaluru are turning into 'master' artisans in greeting card and handicraft making. Their artistic endevour that comes alive especially during Christmas has not only gained them recognition far and wide in Europe, but is also aiding their financial sustainability. "We cater to...
State of the art markets to come up at Kankanady, Kadri, Urwa Store, Alake: U T Khader
Mangaluru, Sept 17: U T Khader, Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Dakshina Kannada district in-charge, has said that new state-of-the-art markets would come up in Mangaluru in near future.
Speaking to reporters, he said that the Karnataka government has proposed to have a market at Kadri at a cost of Rs. 12 crore and another at Kankanady at...
CM promises of overall development of coastal region, promotion of Mangaluru as economic hub
Mangaluru, Sept 7: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday said that his government would focus more on developing Mangaluru as the hub of economic activities since it is next to Bengaluru when it comes to revenue generation in the state.
Speaking to reporters after holding a review meeting of development works and rain-related damages in the district, Mr Kumaraswamy...
Market-cum-commercial complex to come up at Mallikatta
Mangaluru: If everything goes as expected a state-of-the-art market-cum-commercial complex will come up at Mallikatta in the heart of the city within a couple of years.
Mangaluru City South MLA J R Lobo and Mayor K Bhaskar Moily on Monday, March 26, laid the foundation stone for the multi-crore project proposed by the Mangaluru City Corporation.