KSCA plans to build cricket stadium in Mangalore

26 November 2009

Director of the Karnataka State Cricket Academy Syed Kirmani said here on Wednesday that they were looking for 25 acres of land in Mangalore to build a cricket stadium of international standards.

The academy functions under the

Mangalore to get Golf course, Hotel institute

Karnataka Government has decided to set up a golf course and an institute of Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) in Mangalore to tap tourism potential in coastal Karnataka. This was announced by Minister for Tourism G Janardhana Reddy here after releasing a new Karnataka

Parking Complexes to be Developed in Mangalore

Minister for Urban Development, Law and Parliamentary Affairs S Suresh Kumar said at least 10 multi-storeyed parking complexes will be developed in the City limits in the days to come.

Poovamma among three Mangaloreans to bag Ekalavya Award

Three sportspersons from Mangalore, including R Poovamma, have been selected for Karnataka Government’s Ekalavya Awards for the years 2007 and 2008.

The sportspersons are Nayana Shriyan - power lifting (Mangalore), R Poovamma - athletics (Mangalore), Uday Chowta -

MCC drive cleans up Bibi Alabi Road

An hour-long drive by the Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) officials on Saturday left the Bibi Alabi Road in the central business area of the city much cleaner and wider. The operation was conducted near the scrap market, also known as Chor Bazar.

Cutting of some trees inevitable

Minister for Environment, Ecology, Ports and Inland Water Transport J. Krishna Palemar on Tuesday directed Forest Department officials here not to object unnecessarily to cutting of trees for widening roads in the Mangalore City Corporation limits.

“Academic Excellency Award 2009”

12 November 2009

The Yenepoya Foundation Confers its Academic Excellency Awards 2009 on the campus of Yenepoya University on Nov 11, Wednesday.

Rain continues for third day in the District

Heavy rain that started pouring on Monday continued for the third day in the district. The district is witnessing heavy rain and made the life in miserable here. The commuters are finding it difficult to travel in the city as many roads clogged with rainwater.

Unprecedented rain hits city

11 November 2009

Unprecedented rain hits Mangalore city that proceed since noon threw the normal life into standstill on Monday 9th November. Lightening and thunder made office workers stay nil and work pending. Also school children, officers and other found many difficulties in reaching home in the evening.

Building licences: MCC to act soon

09 November 2009

The Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) council, at its meeting on Friday, resolved to find a solution within a week to problems related to building licences, which have cropped up after the master plan for the Mangalore region came into effect from October 1.

Land acquisition, demolition drive imminent

The district administration is set to acquire land from private parties along some of the main thoroughfares here for the ongoing road widening work. As part of the proposed drive, Deputy Commissioner V. Ponnuraj conducted a survey of the congested Car Street and Central

Light rainfall in coastal districts

Both Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts received light drizzle throughout the day on Sunday. As dark clouds covered the horizon since the afternoon, both the districts experienced darkness since early evening.

Arogyotsava inaugrated

07 November 2009

Arogyotsava, a mega comprehensive health exhibition organized by Fr Muller Charitable Institutions at Fr Muller Grounds, Kankanady Mangalore formally inaugurated on Friday 6th November 2009 by Ponnuraj,

Exhibition at Head Post Office Pandeshwar

04 November 2009

Exclusive collection of postal stamps exhibition organized by Philatelic and Numismatic Association DKPAMA was inaugurated on Tuesday 3rd November 2009at Indian Postal

BSNL to launch 3G service

Bharat Sanghar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) will offer 3G mobile phone service in Mangalore by January-end, if everything goes as planned. The company had announced in February that 3G services would be available in Mangalore, Manipal and Udupi by the year-end.

Mangalore Today’s web portal launched

Krishna J Palemar, District in-charge Minister and State Minister for Ports, inland water transport and Environment launched the new website www.mangaloretoday.com, on

Kannada Rajyotsava Celebrated in the city

Kannada Rajyotsava celebrations were held today at Nehru Maidan Mangalore. November 1st is the day Mysore state renamed as Karnataka and therefore all the Kannadiga’s celebrate this day as Karnataka Rajyotsava.

Kannadambe, mother of Karnataka Bhuvaneshwari was bought in a procession from Jyothi circle of city to Nehru Maidan. Yogish Bhatt, MLA Mangalore, Pradeep Kumar Kalkura, Chame Gowda, DDPI and the many dignitaries of the district involved in the procession.

Lalitha Kala Vaibhava 2009

31 October 2009

Lalitha Kala Vaibhava 2009, University level inter collegiate fine arts competition inaugurated at Karavali College Mangalore.


Proyog-09 the dance competition organized by Mangalore Excellence Dance Academy (MEDA) with Panama group got end on Sunday at Nehru Maidan with the presence and performance of young talents and

First flight to Haj from Mangalore takes off

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said that the government will bring reformation to curb irregularities in the Haj tours being conducted by private tour operators in the country.

Cruise vessel arrives at Port city

Cruise vessel AIDA cara, with 1,135 passengers and 376 crew on board reached Mangalore port on Saturday, marking the beginning of the cruise season from October to April.

Mumtaz Ali Khan inaugurates camp for Haj pilgrims at Bajpe

Muslim women are also given opportunity to perform Haj adhering to the conditions stipulated in the Haj Committee Act of 1959, said state Minister for Haj and Waqf Dr Mumtaz Ali Khan.

'S M Krishna to inaugurate first Haj flight on Oct 25

24 October 2009

Union External Affairs Minister S M Krishna will flag off the first flight of Haj pilgrims to Jeddah from Mangalore airport on October 25 at 9 am, said Haj Camp Committee President Y Mohammed Kunhi.

Civil Aviation ministry clears Mangalore-Jeddah flights

20 October 2009

The Civil Aviation ministry has cleared the Mangalore-Jeddah direct flight. "To start with it will be limited to the Haj period from 25 to 30th October, but if there are demands to keep the operations there is nothing that stops the operator (Air India Express) to sustain the schedule" said a

Students of Karavali College celebrated Diwali at College premise

Students those who could not able to reach their houses to celebrate Diwali celebrated their diwali at College it self. Students of Karavali College along with faculty and management members celebrated the festival of lights by lighting the lamps and bursting the fire crackers.

MUDA unveils Master Plan -2

16 October 2009

The urban development department has accorded a conditional approval for the city''s master plan 2. The master plan spells out a plan of action anticipating the city''s growth in 2021 and an estimated population of 10.75-lakh as against the present 6.46-lakh.

'Sirimane' waterfalls

14 October 2009

A view of beautiful waterfall 'Sirimane' which is at 5 kilometers distance from the place Kigga near Sringeri. Best season for visiting would be just after the rainy season. Distanace from Mangalore to Sringeri is approximately 100 KMS.

source udayavani

Work on court complex gets Rs 6 crore boost

Work on the integrated district courts complex here is expected to receive an impetus with the state government approving the Rs 18 crore project. The government at its recent cabinet meeting has also approved immediate release of one-third of the estimated cost, that is Rs 6 crore, a move that is expected to kick-start the work again. At present, work on the basement and the ground floor of the courts complex is ready.

Communities pledge for peace

Spiritual leaders of Hindu, Muslim and Christian came together at the Eid Souharda Koota organised by the Youth Wing of Jamaat -e-Islami Hind at Shanti Nilaya in Balmatta on Tuesday.

SEZ ad depicting Gandhi kicks off row

13 October 2009

Advertisements worth several crores of rupees which the Mangalore Special Economic Zone Ltd had released to newspapers on October 2, Gandhi Jayanthi Day, is now caught in a controversy. Despite an Act being in force prohibiting the use of the name of Gandhi or his photograph for any industrial or commercial purposes, the advertisement of the MSEZ published in the dailies on October 2 has the photograph

‘Special Operation Squad’

The district police have formed a special team called ‘Special Operation Squad’ to deal with communal violence and other similar incidents that disturb law and order.

Shramadana to clean Radio Gudda

12 October 2009

The students of NSS, Mangalore University degree colleges and Mangalore City Corporation jointly hold a Shramadana camp at Radio Gudda, Urvastore Mangalore on Sunday the 11th Oct.

Jos Alukkas Jewellery showroom inaugrated

The gold lovers in Mangalore city had a reason to cheer up. The Kerala based Jos Alukkas Jewelers who gave your dreams to a golden tint, now come with latest collection of certified diamond and gold ornaments amassed from world over at K S Rao Road in Mangalore.

Rendition 09

10 October 2009

Genesis, The Forum of MBA Students of St. Joseph Engineering College, inaugurated its First State Level Paper Presentation Contest titled ''Rendition 09'' on 6th October, 2009 at Bethania Hall, SJEC, Vamanjoor, Mangalore. Chief guest Jacob Crasta President,

DKCA Cup T 20 begins at Nehru Stadium Mangalore

Dakshina Kannada Cricket Association (DKCA) Cup T 20 Cricket Tournament formally began on Thursday 8th October 2009 at Nehru Stadium Mangalore.

Never Again’- 2006 Communal Riot

“Never again,” an exhibition of exclusive photographs taken during Mangalore Riots in October 2006, by a well-known photojournalist Sudhakar Yermal, was inaugurated today at Kandaya Bhavana, District Administration Premise in the city.

First Haj flight from Mangalore on October 25

The first flight carrying Haj pilgrims to King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will take off from Mangalore airport on October 25, said Minister for Haj, Wakfs and Minority Welfare D. Mumtaz Ali Khan.

Mangalore city's masterplan 2021

07 October 2009

The urban development department has accorded a conditional approval for the city's masterplan 2021. The masterplan spells out a plan of action anticipating the city's growth in 2021 and an estimated population of 10.70-lakh as against the present 6.46-lakh.

World Sight Day

Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Hospital, Attavar, here will celebrate World Sight Day here on Thursday. Retina surgeon Nithin Shetty will inaugurate the newly installed OCT machine, and this event will be followed by an awareness talk to students.

PFI plays moral cops

An incident where members of an organization allegedly abducted a man and woman, of different communities, because they were seen in each other's company sent the police into a tizzy here on Tuesday.

According to sources, the members of the organization from Popular Front of India objected to the girl being seen in the company of a boy from another community at a hotel near the DC's office.

MRPL donates Rs 50 lakh

Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), a mini ratna ONGC group company based in Dakshin Kannada, stepped up with Rupees fifty lakh for the Chief Minister''s Relief Fund (calamities), GoK. This amount is besides the one-day salary

Protests against user fee in govt hospitals

The agitation against hike in service charges and introduction of new charges in government hospitals has been intensified with Dakshina Kannada District Head Load Worker''s Union joining the issue.

Autorickshaw drivers stage protest

Auto rickshaw drivers’ unions from across the district came together on Tuesday to stage a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here demanding a slew of welfare schemes for them.

Mangalore Diocese donates Rs one lakh

Diocese of Mangalore has donated a sum of Rs 1 lakh towards flood relief fund through the Deputy Commissioner on Tuesday 6th October 2009.

Labs to monitor quality of roads

District-in-Charge Minister Krishna J Palemar said that government will set up 16 quality control labs in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Kodagu districts to check and maintain the quality of roads.

women’s throw ball tournament inaugrated

Success decides on the capacity and efforts inducted in the game. Accept the reality and whenever there is an opportunity on your way grab it with both hands, said G Ganesh Rao, Chairman G R Education Trust. He was speaking

T-20 Cricket now in Mangalore!

06 October 2009

The Dakshina Kannada District Cricket Association (DKCA) has announced the DKCA cup T-20 Cricket Tournament 2009, which will be played at Nehru Maidan between 8th October to 11th October. The finals will be held on

Grandson of Harsha owner meets tragic end

The grandson of the owner of Harsha group of companies met a tragic end on Sunday night when his car was hit by a bus near Kallapu in Katapady.

The deceased person who has been identified as Srinath (35) was returning home from the Mangalore branch of the firm in

Nagarjuna menace forcing locals to migrate!

Reports of late indicate that several residents in the vicinity of the controversial Nagarjuna (Now Udupi Power Corporation) site, who are virtually fed up with the harassment of the company’s contractors as also the apathy of the authorities towards their complaints in this regard, are now

Old age home ‘Aasare’ inaugurated

The old age home ‘Aasare’ was inaugurated here on Sunday in the city.

This new institution has been started under ‘Sevabharathi’. Corporation bank chair man, Managing director J M Garg inaugurated the old age home.

‘National Parisara Ratna 2009’ award conferred

Dr Sir M Visvesvaraya National Parisara Ratna 2009 Award was conferred on Shri J M Garg, Chairman & Managing Director of Corporation Bank.

DK district to get 11 micro vented dams

The Dakshina Kannada district which is presently facing severe water shortage both for irrigation and domestic purposes may get some relief during the next fiscal, following an initiative by the Coastal Area Development Authority to build 11 small vented dams in eleven different places

Flood Release Collection Centre inaugrated

The Flood Release Collection Centre jointly established by Kalkura Pratisthan in association with Manthralaya - North Karnataka was inaugurated today at 3:30 P.M at the Besant Complex. The Flood Release Collection Centre was inaugurated by Mr. Naleen Kumar

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