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.
Top cop holds media responsible for tarnishing image of peace-loving Mangaluru
Mangaluru: Police Commissioner T R Suresh has reiterated that constant negative portrayal by mass media and social media has tarnished the image of the coastal city of Mangaluru in spite of the fact that people of this city are peace-loving and friendly.
Speaking at an interactive session organised by Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)...
Mangaluru is a peaceful city; media focusing only on negative things: Top cop
Mangaluru, Jan 20: Though the crime rate in Mangaluru is very less compared to other prominent cities of India, the coastal Karnataka’s port city is being defamed by certain vested interests through mass media and social media for reasons better known to themselves, said T R Suresh, the Commissioner of Mangaluru City Police.
Speaking at an...5
Forget expansion, Mangaluru airport’s runway length now cut by 120 metres
Mangaluru Jan 4: The New Year hasn’t brought good tidings for airlines operating from Mangaluru International Airport. From December 31, the runway length has been reduced by 120 metres. The development comes months after the Airport Authority of India decided to postpone the Airport’s runway expansion plan.
It means that of the 2,450m of runway available, only 2,330m will...