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Work on Padil underpass to begin in November – DRM Piyush Agarwal
Work on Padil underpass to begin in November – DRM Piyush Agarwal

Vijay Kumar Shetty, MCC member, said that Piyush Agarwal, divisional railway manager, promised to start work on Padil underpass by November 2012 after first finishing tender processes, land acquisition, and other formalities.

Fr. Valerian D’Souza takes over as new parish priest of Milagres
Fr. Valerian D’Souza takes over as new parish priest of Milagres

Fr. Valerian D’Souza, former director of St. Joseph Engineering College in Vamajoor, took over as the new parish priest of Milagres on May 30, Thursday.

Mangalorean Akshat Moodubidri bags sole India rights to Kazibo Music
Mangalorean Akshat Moodubidri bags sole India rights to Kazibo Music

Akshat Moodubidri who began promoting parties and artistes in Mangalore at the age of 22, is today the first Indian international artiste manager to bag a licensing deal for an overseas music label called Kazibo Music, based in Romania.

BJP organizes bicycle rally against petrol price hike
BJP organizes bicycle rally against petrol price hike

The BJP organized a protest against petrol price hike in front of their district office on May 31, Thursday. They also arranged a bicycle rally to drive home their point.

CPI (M) protests against petrol price hike
CPI (M) protests against petrol price hike

The CPI (M) organized a protest against the UPA government at Mangalore Central Railway Station on May 31.

Bison stroll in Bajpe Airport Runway . No Flights affected.
Bison stroll in Bajpe Airport Runway . No Flights affected.

In a strange episode, a Bison has been found roaming in the runway of Mangalore Airport since two days. The wild animal was seen roaming in the runway by the airport fire force on Thursday, May 31

Mangalore silent – nationwide bundh successful in city
Mangalore silent – nationwide bundh successful in city

Life in Mangalore has come to a standstill in due of the call for a nationwide bundh issued by the BJP, NDA allies, and left parties in protest against the hike in petrol price.

MSEZ violates high court order, continues work along river bank
MSEZ violates high court order, continues work along river bank

MSEZ has reportedly ignored the High Court’s order for status quo on its road and corridor project near Kuloor, issued two days back.

Release of the Book “Small Things That Matter Much” - Connecting Thoughts with Reality
Release of the Book “Small Things That Matter Much” - Connecting Thoughts with Reality

A maiden book By a young final year medico (Dr) Edmund Fernandes, published by "Dhatri Pustaka" Bangalore ( ISBN 93-81440-15-8)  was released  at St Aloysius College Auditorium  on May 30,2012.

BJP takes steps to ensure success of bundh in Mangalore
BJP takes steps to ensure success of bundh in Mangalore

Determined that the call for a nationwide bundh issued by opposition parties at the centre in protest against the petrol price hike must be successful

ABVP protests against centralizing of diploma entrance procedure
ABVP protests against centralizing of diploma entrance procedure

The ABVP organized a protest near Karnataka Polytechnic demanding that entrance test must be held for diploma courses in all district centres from this academic year.

Mangalore Institute of Oncology to hold anti tobacco campaign
Mangalore Institute of Oncology to hold anti tobacco campaign

The Mangalore Institute of Oncology in Pumpwell will organize an anti tobacco campaign in Mangalore on June 3, Sunday.

RTO C. Mallikarjun meets the press
RTO C. Mallikarjun meets the press

The Mangalore Press and the DK Working Journalists’ Union jointly organized a program called Meet the Press with RTO C. Mallikarjun at Press Club on May 30, Wednesday.

Schools re-open – RTE continues to create confusion
Schools re-open – RTE continues to create confusion

Although schools in DK re-opened on May 30, Wednesday, school managements are still confused about the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which provides 25 percent reservation in private schools for children belonging to underprivileged sections of society.

Ongoing AI pilots’ strike creates problems for passengers
Ongoing AI pilots’ strike creates problems for passengers

The Air India (AI) pilots, who launched an indefinite strike a few days back, have caused a lot of inconvenience to domestic as well as international passengers. Everyday a flight is either delayed or re-scheduled or cancelled.