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Organizations urge government to save historical Ninnikallu
Organizations urge government to save historical Ninnikallu

Several organizations organized a protest against the KIADB’s move to convert the historic
place of Ninnikallu into an industrial area.

Mohammed Ameen unanimously elected as KCCI president
Mohammed Ameen unanimously elected as KCCI president

Mohammed Ameen was unanimously elected as the president of the Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) for a term of one year, at the KCCI’s annual general body meeting held on July 17, Tuesday.

Air cargo complex to come up at Mangalore Airport
Air cargo complex to come up at Mangalore Airport

Veerappa Moily, union minister for corporate affairs, said that Ajith Singh, union civil aviation minister, had announced the commissioning of domestic as well as international terminals at Mangalore Airport by Aug 2012. 

Former MUDA Chairman, Dr. Madhav Bhandary is no more.
Former MUDA Chairman, Dr. Madhav Bhandary is no more.

Dr. Madhav Bandary, former Chairman, Mangalore Urban Development Authority died in a private hospital today, July 17, 2012, at 9.30 PM.

Semi-Private corporate rooms launched at Unity Health Complex
Semi-Private corporate rooms launched at Unity Health Complex

Dr. P. Tamilvanan, chairman of New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), inaugurated semi-private corporate rooms in Unity Hospital on July 17, Tuesday.

Haladi Srinivas Shetty quits assembly over denial of ministerial berth
Haladi Srinivas Shetty quits assembly over denial of ministerial berth

The ruling BJP in Karnataka today suffered an embarrassment after party MLA Haladi Srinivasa Shetty resigned from the Assembly over denial of ministerial berth in the Jagadish Shettar Cabinet.

Government to decide on Made Snana soon – Muzrai Minister Kota Shrinivas Poojary
Government to decide on Made Snana soon – Muzrai Minister Kota Shrinivas Poojary

Speaking at a press conference, the new minister of ports and inland water transport and muzrai, Kota Shrinivas Poojary said that the government will soon take a decision on the controversial Made Snana

Congress protests against lack of facilities in passport office
Congress protests against lack of facilities in passport office

The district Congress, under the leadership of Ivan D’Souza, secretary of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC),

Jati mukta sambandha Vedike organizes meeting at Udupi
Jati mukta sambandha Vedike organizes meeting at Udupi

A meeting of those interested in establishing  cordial, human relationships with others regardless of the community, caste or the system of worship was held at Udupi on July 15, under the auspices of Jati Mukta Sambhandha Vedike, Udupi.

Shriramulu’s party to hold mega 8-day yatra to connect with people
Shriramulu’s party to hold mega 8-day yatra to connect with people

Addressing a press conference at Press Club on July 17, Tuesday, Rakshitha Prem, Sandalwood producer and actress, said that Shriramulu, the founder of the Swabhimani BSR Congress, will hold a Sankalpa Yatra from Karwar to Ramnagar from July 29 to August 5 with the intention of building a strong Karnataka.

Hijab row: students continue their protest
Hijab row: students continue their protest

Over 100 students of Sri Ramakunjeshwara First Grade College near Uppinangadi have boycotted classes for the past one week.

50 villagers surrender and confess to cutting trees
50 villagers surrender and confess to cutting trees

Around 50 villagers who felled trees in Mudur 10 days back to express their anger against the district administration surrendered before the Kollur police on July 16, Monday.

DVS’s first visit to Puttur as former chief minister
DVS’s first visit to Puttur as former chief minister

D. V. Sadananda Gowda, former chief minister of Karnataka, visited Puttur for the first time on July 16, Monday after giving up the post of chief minister and addressed the gathering at a special welcome ceremony organized in his honor by the BJP at Bunts Bhavan in Puttur.

Kannada booklet on human rights released
Kannada booklet on human rights released

Ejaz Ahmad Alsam, national secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, released a Kannada handbook on human rights on July 16, Monday, and said that the central government must give adequate compensation for all the victims of the two encounters between the Maoists and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Chhattisgarh on June 27.

Schools have no teachers and text books – ZP members at meeting
Schools have no teachers and text books – ZP members at meeting

Speaking at the 8th general body meeting of the DK Zilla Panchayat (ZP) held in Nethravathi Hall on July 16, Monday, Mamatha Gatty, member of the ZP, said that the students of Sajipa Nadu School have been put through a lot of inconvenience because the government has not yet appointed mathematics