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ACC Ltd. launches Coastal+ cement for durable buildings
ACC Ltd. launches Coastal+ cement for durable buildings

ACC Ltd., India’s foremost cement manufacturer and pioneer in cement and concrete technology, launched Coastal+, a premium eco-friendly brand of cement at Hotel Gateway today.

Manual sand removal on Karnataka coast allowed
Manual sand removal on Karnataka coast allowed

Acceding to the Karnataka government’s request for the protection of livelihood of traditional manual sand miners, Union Ministry of Environment and Forest on Wednesday decided to allow manual sand mining in rivers and streams in the coastal areas

Kanady Ajit Hegde takes over as MUDA commissioner
Kanady Ajit Hegde takes over as MUDA commissioner

Kanady Ajit Hegde took over as the commissioner of Mangalore Urban Development Authority (MUDA) on Nov 9 Wednesday.

Days ahead challenging for banking sector – Karnataka Bank MD Jayarama Bhat
Days ahead challenging for banking sector – Karnataka Bank MD Jayarama Bhat

Karnataka Bank held its regional heads’ review conference in its head office on Tuesday to review the performance of its 10 regional offices at the end of the fiscal quarter. Speaking about the threats of NPA increase to the banking sector, P. Jayarama Bhat,

DK government departments have not indexed their records – RTI activist Prakash Bhat
DK government departments have not indexed their records – RTI activist Prakash Bhat

Delivering a talk on the Right to Information Act (RTI) of 2005, RTI activist Prakash Bhat said that no government department in DK has indexed its records fully.

Cop’s teenage son hangs himself at home
Cop’s teenage son hangs himself at home

The 19-year-old son of a police constable committed suicide on Nov 9 Monday. The deceased is Sandeep Kumar, the son of Somashekar, district reserve head constable. His mother is a nurse in a Mangalore-based private hospital.

Workshop at Gorigudda destroyed in fire
Workshop at Gorigudda destroyed in fire

A workshop near Durga Auto Works in Gorigudda caught fire at 7:30 p.m. on Nov 9 Wednesday.

Immaculate Conception Church organizes fund-raiser fete  Mangalore, Nov 9, 2011: The Immaculate Conc
Immaculate Conception Church organizes fund-raiser fete Mangalore, Nov 9, 2011: The Immaculate Conc

The Immaculate Conception Church of Ladyhill organized a fancy fete on the church grounds and an arts fest in its centenary hall under the guidance of its parish priest F. Victor D’Mello on Nov 6.

Renowned Yakshagana artiste Shambu Hegde’s birth anniversary observed
Renowned Yakshagana artiste Shambu Hegde’s birth anniversary observed

The Kannada and Cultural Department and the Karnataka Yakshagana Bayalata Academy of Bangalore jointly observed Keremane Shambhu Hegde Jayanthi at Town Hall on Nov 9 Wednesday.

World Konkani Centre to organize mega Konkani event on Nov 10 – 11
World Konkani Centre to organize mega Konkani event on Nov 10 – 11

The Mangalore-based World Konkani Centre will organize a number of events on the occasion of the inauguration of Sri. T. V. Raman Pai and Smt. T. Vimala V. Pai Hostel

YAC protest against corruption in district administration
YAC protest against corruption in district administration

Madhusudhan Kushe College, the Mangalore Chapter of Youth against Corruption (YAC), and ABVP jointly organized an anti-corruption protest in front of the DC’s office today.

Civil contractor found murdered in his house
Civil contractor found murdered in his house

A civil contractor, identified as Jayakumar (41) of Kerala, was found murdered in his residence at Meenakariya in Panambur on Nov 8, Tuesday.

Making people manually clean septic tanks is criminal – DC
Making people manually clean septic tanks is criminal – DC

Following a tragic incident in which a labourer called Kitta Koraga (45) of Ullanje fell into a septic tank of a hotel in Kinnigoli and died of drowning, the DC has issued a directive that suction machines available at the Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) should be used while cleaning septic tanks.

Chaminda Vaas Benefit T-20 cricket tournament postponed
Chaminda Vaas Benefit T-20 cricket tournament postponed

The Chaminda Vaas Benefit Twenty-20 Cricket Match, which was scheduled to be held on Nov 10 on NMPT Grounds, has been postponed owing to unfavorable climatic conditions.

Youth organizations demand rights to organize Yuvajanothsava
Youth organizations demand rights to organize Yuvajanothsava

The Udupi District Youth Association organized a protest in front of the DC’s office yesterday alleging that they were not given posts in the organizing committee of the state-level Yuvajanothsava, which is scheduled to be held on Nov 12