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CM announces Rs. 1 lakh compensation for train accident victims
CM announces Rs. 1 lakh compensation for train accident victims

D. V. Sadananda Gowda, chief minister of Karnataka, announced a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh for those who died when the Hubli to Bangalore Hampi Express rammed into a stationary goods train near Penukonda in Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh.

Medical Education Minister Ramdas visits Wenlock Hospital
Medical Education Minister Ramdas visits Wenlock Hospital

S. A. Ramdas, medical education minister, visited Wenlock Hospital on May 22, Tuesday, at around 10:30 a.m.

Byari wins bronze medal at SAARC Film Awards 2012
Byari wins bronze medal at SAARC Film Awards 2012

Byari, a Beary film, has won the bronze medal in the feature film category of the SAARC Film Awards of 2012

Second anniversary of the Mangalore plane crash of May 22, 2010
Second anniversary of the Mangalore plane crash of May 22, 2010

May 22, Tuesday is the second anniversary of the tragic Mangalore crash of May 22, 2010 when an Air India (AI) Boeing Express from Dubai to Mangalore overshot the runway and plunged into Kenjar valley, killing 158 of its passengers and crew.

Bishop inaugurates renovated church in Valencia
Bishop inaugurates renovated church in Valencia

Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, bishop of Mangalore Diocese, inaugurated and blessed the renovated St. Vincent Ferrer Church of Valencia and the new adoration chapel and new presbytery and hall on May 20, Sunday. The bishop was also the main celebrant of the Holy Mass held that evening.

Halli Cricket: Shedde Friends Beat New Star in Finals
Halli Cricket: Shedde Friends Beat New Star in Finals

Shedde Friends cricket team of Moodushedde beat New Star team of Soorinje with a clear lead of 17 runs, thereby claiming the coveted Sri Bhoothanantheshwara Trophy and the cash prize of Rs. 3 lakh of Sri Bhoothanantheshwara Halli Cricket – II.

MCC cracks down on chaat stalls in Mangalore
MCC cracks down on chaat stalls in Mangalore

The Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) raided chaat stalls in different parts of Mangalore on May 21, Monday.

Vittala Malekudiya answers semester exams on May 21
Vittala Malekudiya answers semester exams on May 21

Vittala Malekudiya, who is now in jail for alleged connection with Naxals, answered his semester exams on May 21, Monday.

BJP Yuva Morcha organizes rally to publicize state-level youth convention
BJP Yuva Morcha organizes rally to publicize state-level youth convention

The BJP Yuva Morcha organized a bike rally and a ratha yatra to publicize the state-level Yuva Jaagrithi Samavesha, which it will organize in Mangalore on May 22, Tuesday.

CET for professional courses began today
CET for professional courses began today

The Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to engineering, medical, and dental courses started on May 21, Monday at 16 centres all over DK.

Dowry deaths increase despite Dowry Prohibition Act – Zainaba
Dowry deaths increase despite Dowry Prohibition Act – Zainaba

A. S. Zainaba, vice president of NWF, said at a women’s convention that dowry deaths and female feticide were on the rise in spite of the Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961.

Scrap shop in Bunder catches fire
Scrap shop in Bunder catches fire

A scrap shop on Ansari Ground near Bunder caught fire at around 11:00 a.m. on May 21, Monday.

Puttana urges voters to vote for S. L. Bhoje Gowda
Puttana urges voters to vote for S. L. Bhoje Gowda

MLC B. Puttanna urged voters to vote for S. L. Bhoje Gowda, who is contesting the legislative council elections from the south-west graduates’ constituency, and Panchakshari, who is contesting for the same from the south-west teachers’ constituency.

DKDCC pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi on his 21st death anniversary
DKDCC pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi on his 21st death anniversary

The members of the DK District Congress Committee offered flowers to the portrait of India’s sixth prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed by a suicide bomber 21 years back

Give top priority to waste disposal, DC directs local bodies
Give top priority to waste disposal, DC directs local bodies

Dr. N. S. Channappa Gowda, the deputy commissioner of DK, directed all local bodies to give priority to waste disposal and the officials of the Pollution Control Board to visit Bantwal and submit a report on the TMC’s progress in waste disposal.