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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.

Tulunada Birse Award conferred on Devadas Kapikad
Tulunada Birse Award conferred on Devadas Kapikad

Devadas Kapikad received the Tulunada Birse Award at a Chavadi Koota organized by the Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy on May 29, Tuesday

Trichur Nazeer to hold 24-hour show for communal harmony
Trichur Nazeer to hold 24-hour show for communal harmony

Eminent Kerala-based mimicry artist Trichur Nazeer will hold a non-stop, 24-hour mimicry and musical show at Town Hall, Mangalore on June 14 – 15

Congress demands release of Lokayya Poojary
Congress demands release of Lokayya Poojary

The Congress organized a protest demanding the release of Lokayya Poojary, one of its activists, who was arrested on grounds of illegal possession of liquor on May 28, Tuesday. 

 

Bundh call is unlawful – Janardhan Poojary
Bundh call is unlawful – Janardhan Poojary

B. Janardhan Poojary, former union minister said that the nationwide bundh called by the BJP, the NDA, and left parties in protest against the petrol price hike for May 31 is unlawful.

Gerald’s death is murder, not accident - IFKCA
Gerald’s death is murder, not accident - IFKCA

The International Federation of Karnataka Christian Associations (IFKCA) has alleged that the death of lineman Gerald Veigas in Vamanjoor is murder, not accidental death.

Kundapur girl stabbed to death in Bangalore
Kundapur girl stabbed to death in Bangalore

An unidentified person stabbed a 21-year-old Kundapur girl who was walking home from work in BTM Layout, Bangalore on the evening of May 28, Monday.

Wedding cars allowed on bundh day – Padmanabha Kottari
Wedding cars allowed on bundh day – Padmanabha Kottari

Padmanabha Kottari, president of the district unit of the BJP, said that wedding cars will be allowed on the roads on May 31 if “wedding car” stickers are pasted on them.

Mud dumping issue – High Court orders status quo on MSEZ project
Mud dumping issue – High Court orders status quo on MSEZ project

The Karnataka High Court has ordered a statu quo on the MSEZ project following intense public protest against the dumping of mud in River Phalguni.

Kannada portal ‘newskarnataka.com’ launched
Kannada portal ‘newskarnataka.com’ launched

 ‘www.newskarnataka.com. a Kannada news portal was launched in a glittering ceremony at Hotel Ocean Pearl, Mangalore today. Former Chief Minister and Lok Sabha Estimate committee chairman, Fransisco Sardinha formally launched www.newskarnataka.com

Beedie workers urge government to increase minimum wages
Beedie workers urge government to increase minimum wages

Beedie workers held a demonstration under the leadership of organizations such as District Youth Federation of India (DYFI), Students’ Federation of India

Gandhian N Venkatesh Rao is no more
Gandhian N Venkatesh Rao is no more

Venkatesh Rao, a true Gandhian who had worked hard to bring about real ‘grama swaraj’ in a remote village named Vorkady in Manjeshwar died this after-noon due to heart attack in a city hospital in mangalore.

District convention for differently abled held in city
District convention for differently abled held in city

MP Nalin Kumar Kateel inaugurated a district-level convention for the differently abled organized by the DK District Federation for the Physically Challenged on May 28, Monday. The organizers also distributed scholarships worth Rs. 500 each to 50 children, 6 wheelchairs

Mangalore University computerizes entire exam process
Mangalore University computerizes entire exam process

Prof. T. C. Shivashankar Murthy, vice-chancellor of Mangalore University, said that undergraduate and postgraduate students of Mangalore University can log on to its official website http://www.mangaloreuniversity.ac.in to apply for examinations.