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Mangaluru: Bodies of two missing fishermen recovered | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: The coastal security police and local fishermen who continued their search for the second day have retrieved the bodies of two fishermen identified as Chinthan and Mohammed Hassainar, on Wednesday. The search for two more missing fishermen is on. According to police, a body was found in the sea, a few metres away from …

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Karnataka: POCSO court sentences accused to undergo imprisonment for rest of natural life | Mangaluru News

UDUPI: The fast track special court – 1 (POCSO court) sentenced a person found guilty of sexually abusing his teenage daughters to serve the remainder of his natural life in prison, here on Monday. This is the first such instance of a person accused under section 6 of the POCSO Act being handed out the …

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Mangaluru: NGO plans special camps to motivate kids in tribal regions | Mangaluru News

Dinesh Holla of NGO Sahyadri Sanchaya with kids from tribal communities MANGALURU: Lack of access to internet and devices has hampered the learning of children in far-flung tribal communities. To address this problem, NGO Sahyadri Sanchaya plans to launch a twomonth programme called ‘Vana Belaku’ in remote pockets of Uttara Kannada. Under the initiative, which …

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‘Indian Railways working to achieve objective of Aatmanirbhar Bharat in a big way’: Railway Board chairman | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: The Indian Railways is working towards achieving the objective of Aatmanirbhar Bharat in a big way and is developing the requisite infrastructure in an integrated manner, Railway Board chairman and CEO Vinod Kumar Yadav said in an ASSOCHAM webinar on Friday. “Over a period of a long time, due to various reasons Indian Railways …

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Karnataka: SSLC exams keep teachers in Dakshina Kannada on their toes | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Despite the suspension of Vidyagama, learning has not stopped in Dakshina Kannada district. However, now, teachers and officials of the department of public instruction are fully focused on preparing SSLC students for next year’s board exams. Teachers of governmentaided and unaided schools are coaching SSLC students through virtual mode. Elearning has continued through Samveda …

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Road width of bridge-cum-dam to be increased by 3 meter: Karnataka minister | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: The width of the road over the bridge-cum-saltwater exclusion dam (SWED), which is being built across the Nethravati river connecting Kannur and Harekala villages, will be increased by three metres, said J C Madhuswamy, minister for law and parliamentary affairs and minor irrigation. The minister held an inspection at the site of the ongoing …

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Covid forces closure of 13 schools in Dakshina Kannada district | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Uncertainty induced by the pandemic, poor enrolment and other issues have forced the closure of as many as 13 primary and secondary schools, including nine aided schools in Dakshina Kannada district. Of the nine private aided schools, five are located in Mangaluru south and north BEO limits, two in Moodabidri and one each in …

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Mangaluru: Surfing federation of India gets new governing council | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Surfing Federation of India (SFI), the recognised national governing body for surfing in India has announced the new governing council headed by the new president Arun Vasu from Covelong Point. The focus of the new council is to build a healthy surfing community and to deliver equal opportunity and support for all surfers at …

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Govt to give golf course proposal a relook: DC | Mangaluru News

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioner Dr KV Rajendra has decided to give a boost to tourism projects in the district. The DC told TOI that plans are on to develop around 150 acres of land from Tannirbavi to Bengre. “Through the District Tourism Development Committee, we are planning to take up various tourism development projects …

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Mangaluru-Kasaragod bus operations back, 8 months on | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Inter-state bus services between Mangaluru and Kasaragod in Kerala, which were halted in March after the lockdown was enforced, resumed after a gap of eight months on Monday. During the lockdown, daily commuters involved in essential services were allowed to travel in their private vehicles after registering online as per Covid-19 guidelines. These restrictions …

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Unidentified assailants attack man outside Kandavara mosque | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: An unidentified assailants attacked secretary of Karnataka Muslim Jamaat, Mangaluru while he was coming out mosque after prayers, near Kaikamba, on Sunday night. The victim has been identified as Abdul Aziz, 55, resident of Kaikamba and the incident took place around 10.30pm. According to police Aziz was recently appointed as secretary of Karnataka Muslim …

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Mangaluru: Bus owners’ association president’s FB post on pedestrian underpass goes viral | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: A Facebook post by Dilraj Alva, president of the Dakshina Kannada District Bus Owners’ Association, questioning the need for spending Rs 7 crore on the construction of a pedestrian underpass near Town Hall in Mangaluru has gone viral on social media. Pointing to a recent decision taken by the government to shift both the …

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Karnataka fishermen now have ‘Kadalu’ backing them on sea | Mangaluru News

UDUPI: Fishermen venturing out into the sea from Karnataka now have ‘Kadalu’ backing them. Kota Srinivas Poojari, minister for fisheries released this app developed for the department of fisheries by Capulus Technologies here on Friday. Coastal security police conceptualised this mobile app which helps in keeping track of fishing boats in the sea and helps …

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‘Ward committees will hold corporators accountable’ | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: The formation of ward committees in the city has to be broad-based with a concern for social justice and to make democracy work. The formation of the committees is the key, but keeping social issues core to this agenda is another important focus area, said Centre for Development Studies and education director Dr Rita …

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Karnataka: Eco-friendly recycled plastic house project launched in Mangaluru | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: The Plastics For Change (PFC) India Foundation, which is working to develop and improve the quality of life of informal waste-collectors in Karnataka, has launched an innovative and environmentally sustainable project that converts hard-to-recycle plastic waste into building material that can be used to construct low-cost shelter. The foundation has built Karnataka’s first environmentally …

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Mayor commences drive against illegal shops in Mangaluru | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Mayor Diwakar along with officials of the Mangaluru city corporation (MCC) on Sunday commenced a drive against shops, restaurants and other business premises that carry out business without obtaining trade license from the city corporation. The team of officials led by Diwakar visited restaurants, fruit stalls, eateries and shops in the city. Officials verified …

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Yakshagana world becomes poorer with demise of M R Vasudeva Samaga | Mangaluru News

UDUPI: World of yakshagana woke up to the sad news of demise of one of its leading names – M R Vasudeva Samaga, 72 on Saturday. The septuagenarian artist ailing for some time now leaves behind his wife and son. Hailing from a family of yakshagana artists, his father Malpe Ramadasa Samaga, Malpe Shankarnarayana Samaga, …

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Covid-19: Karnataka CM signals financial recovery by easing roll back of fiscal measures | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Hinting at financial recovery in a pandemic warped economy, chief minister B S Yediyurappa hinted at rolling back fiscal measures put in place to deal with the fallout. Restoration of MLAs local area development fund by releasing a second tranche of Rs 50 lakh for this and nod to Mahatma Gandhi Nagar Vikas Yojana …

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Mangaluru: Ambulance drivers join hands to help burns victim as emergency siren goes off | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Several ambulance drivers in Dakshina Kannada district chipped in to help a fellow driver transport a 15-year-old burns victim from Mudigere in Chikkamagaluru to a Mangaluru hospital, covering 120km in two hours. However, Sirshitha, who had suffered severe burns while lighting a gas stove, had to wait for more than five hours to get …

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Karnataka: Covid-19 awareness goes green, digital in Mangaluru | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Covid-19 awareness Information, Education and Communication (IEC) activity in this coastal city went green and digital on Monday. Rather than depend on static messages painted either on cloth/vinyl banners displayed on a billboard, the district administration in conjunction with Indian Red Cross Society, DK district and Bank of Baroda opted for live streaming of …

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