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Lakshadweep bound cargo vessel capsizes; all 6 crew on board safe
Lakshadweep bound cargo vessel capsizes; all 6 crew on board safe

A cargo vessel bound to Lakshadweep from Mangalore Port,   capsized in the Arabian sea about 50 nautical miles off the coast late night on February 6, Wednesday, after being caught in strong winds and high tidal waves. However, luckily all six crew on board are safe and reached Mangalore coast on the morning of February 7, Thursday.

Belthangady : Students refuse mid-day meal prepared by Dalit cook!
Belthangady : Students refuse mid-day meal prepared by Dalit cook!

In a shocking incident reported from Surya in Belthangady on February 7 Thursday, several students of the Surya Government Lower Primary School refused to  consume the  mid-day meals on the pretext that it was prepared by a Dalit woman.

Luxury cruise vessel MV Rotterdam calls at New Mangalore Port
Luxury cruise vessel MV Rotterdam calls at New Mangalore Port

M V Rotterdam, one of the world’s most luxurious cruise vessels called at New Mangalore Port here on Thursday February 7, with 1,288 cruise passengers and 598 crew on board the vessel.

Nalin directs officials to complete pending road works before monsoon
Nalin directs officials to complete pending road works before monsoon

At the District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee meeting held at DK Zilla Panchayat meeting hall held here on February 7, Thursday, MP Nalin Kumar directed the officials to identify all half repaired roads and complete the works before the onset of monsoon.

Mangalore: Koraga community holds protest seeking end to atrocities
Mangalore: Koraga community holds protest seeking end to atrocities

The Dakshina Kannada District Committee of Koragas staged a protest in front of DC Office on Feb 7, Thursday demanding  justice in  cases of harassment of members of the  Koraga Community.

Mangalore :  Protest staged against attack on Karavali Ale staffer
Mangalore : Protest staged against attack on Karavali Ale staffer

The members of Karnataka Komu Souharda Vedike and PUCL staged a protest in front of the DC office here on February 7, Thursday  condemning the grievous attack on Harish Putran, a senior office staff of Karavali Ale, a city based eveninger.

Mangalore: Children’s festival inaugurated at Town Hall
Mangalore: Children’s festival inaugurated at Town Hall

DK Zilla Panchayath in association with DK District Administration, Women and Child Welfare Department, District Programme Implementation Samithi of Bala Vikasa Academy and Karnataka Bala Vikas Academy, Dharwad organized a ‘Children’s Festival 2012-2013 at Town Hall on Feb 7, Thursday.

Union Ministry notifies air cargo complex at Mangalore Airport
Union Ministry notifies air cargo complex at Mangalore Airport

The Union Finance Ministry has notified the long-awaited air cargo complex at the Mangalore Airport, thus fulfilling a longstanding demand of the region.

Dist admn fully geared up to tackle drug menace, assures DC N Prakash
Dist admn fully geared up to tackle drug menace, assures DC N Prakash

The District Administration finally seems to be determined to put an end to drug menace. Deputy Commissioner N Prakash has said that the administration is geared up to tackle the menace of drug trafficking and directed all departments concerned to initiate measures to eradicate the menace.

Cops launch drive against drug menace ;  raid several shops, hotels  in Mangalore
Cops launch drive against drug menace ; raid several shops, hotels in Mangalore

Mangalore Police, on the evening of February 6 Wednesday raided several shops, hotels, bars and lodges in Mangalore  as part of its endeavour to  eradicate the drug menace. The latest move is in the backdrop of the suicide of  17 year old Sneha who was addicted to drugs.

 

Karavali Ale employee  attacked by Hindu activists at Kulai
Karavali Ale employee attacked by Hindu activists at Kulai

Harish Putran, an employee  of Mangalore based eveninger Karavali Ale was allegedly attacked a gang of assailants belonging to the Hindu Jagarana Vedike on February 6, Wednesday at around 8.30 pm.

Gulzar Banu’s  election as Mayor declared  valid by court
Gulzar Banu’s election as Mayor declared valid by court

The court has finally ruled that the election of Gulzar Banu as Mayor of Mangalore, a year ago, in an unexpected turn of events, was valid. Incidentally,  the ruling by the Third Additional Court comes when Gulzar Banu has just 15 more days left in office.

2 boys  go missing from Karkala
2 boys go missing from Karkala

Two students of Christ King English Medium School, have  been reported missing since February 5, Tuesday.

Notice to govt on withdrawal of case against journalist
Notice to govt on withdrawal of case against journalist

Karnataka High Court today ordered issue of notices to the government and a regional television channel reporter on a PIL challenging the withdrawal of case against him in connection with attack on boys and girls in a homestay in Mangalore.

Former drug addict’s father speaks out; blames ex-mayor’s son
Former drug addict’s father speaks out; blames ex-mayor’s son

Drugs mafia is hogging the limelight in Mangalore ever since the suicide of 17 year old Sneha who was addicted to drugs. In a latest development, the father of another drug victim, who however has  luckily recovered and is free from addiction, has now.......