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Good cricketing infrastructure a distant dream

Good cricketing infrastructure a distant dream

MANGALURU: Come December 12 and this coastal city will enter 60th year since it last hosted a first class match – a match involving Mysore and Kerala. It was from December 12 to 14, 1959, that this match was played at Nehru Maidan between the two sides that saw the […]

DK youth pedals 3.2 lakh villages promoting cleanliness

DK youth pedals 3.2 lakh villages promoting cleanliness

MANGALURU: As many as 3.2 lakh villages, 2,200 cities spread across 18 states and two international territories. This is how much a 23-year-old from Mangaluru rode on his bicycle with one motto: to promote cleanliness and usage of dustbins. With a basic bicycle, a tricolour, some clothes, a tent and […]

Fire at Mangaluru hospital NICU; all babies safe

Fire at Mangaluru hospital NICU; all babies safe

MANGALURU: Four newborns in the (NICU) had a close shave as a warmer – equipment used to provide warmth to the babies – in the room at the here caught fire on Sunday. A total of nine babies, including five in the (ICU) located adjacent to the NICU were immediately […]

I will contest Lok Sabha election if party gives ticket: Janardhana Poojary

I will contest Lok Sabha election if party gives ticket: Janardhana Poojary

MANGALURU: Former Union minister and veteran Congress leader said here on Sunday that he will be ready to contest the in 2019 if the party gives him ticket. The 81-year-old Congressman was speaking to media persons after distributing fruits to the inmates at various orphanages and in the city as […]

Single window system for building, layout approvals from Dec 15: Khader

Single window system for building, layout approvals from Dec 15: Khader

MANGALURU: Minister for and housing said the government will introduce a for building/ in urban areas across the state. The new system, which will reduce the burden on those who want to develop commercial and , will be inaugurated by chief minister and others on December 15. All types of […]

Expert panel to monitor KMC hot-mix plants

Expert panel to monitor KMC hot-mix plants

KOLKATA: The civic body has finally set up a committee of experts to monitor functioning of hot-mix plants that supply materials required for Kolkata’s . The panel of experts from IIT-Kharagpur, KMDA, HRBC and will take stock of the pollution index of the two KMC-maintained plants at Palmerbazar (Beliaghata) and […]

Cops close to cracking online harassment case

Cops close to cracking online harassment case

KOLKATA: Police on Saturday said they were closer to unmasking the main accused in the harassment case, in which two Jadavpur women had been targeted. The announcement came a day after police arrested one Gaurav Verma for allegedly trying to defame the women and their family — both online and […]

KMC sends notice to realize property tax

KMC sends notice to realize property tax

KOLKATA: Prodded by Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), the assessment department has set up a crack team, which will conduct special drives against major defaulters across the city. The CAG had sent a letter to the civic authorities last month, giving details of the number of property tax and the […]