Ready to back people battling sexual assaults cases, says Sowjanya’s mother

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MANGALURU: More than five years after 17-year-old Sowjanya was found murdered after being raped in Ujire near Dharmasthala, her mother Kusumavathi Gowda on Monday pledged her support to those fighting sexual assaults against women. “Five years have gone by since my daughter was murdered. Ever since the day her body was found, I have left no stone unturned to give her justice. I fear no more. I will support anybody who seeks my involvement in movements against such crimes,” she declared before a huge gathering that assembled near the district…

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Swachh Mangaluru abhiyan shramadan leaves Highland-Falnir, Marnamikatta clean

MANGALURU: Ramakrishna Mission on Sunday carried out the 25th and 26th shramadan of the 40 weeks Swachhata Abhiyan at Highland Falnir and Marnamikatta area of the city respectively. Swami Jitakamananda of Mangaluru Ramakrishna Math and Swami Teerthakarananda of Mysuru Ramakrishna Math flagged off the shramadan at Highland Falnir and Suresh Shetty, social worker and Purushottam Chitpal, lecturer did so at Marnamikatta. Braving a steady drizzle, Ganesh Karnik, MLC and senior volunteers cleaned both sides of road and footpaths of Mother Theresa Road. Another group loaded heaps of stones and construction…

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Two more notorious cattle thieves in CCB net

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Sleuths of City Crime Branch of Mangaluru City Police on Monday nabbed two more notorious cattle thieves in connection with case of cattle theft reported in Moodbidri police station limits on the intervening night of March 13 and 14. Police incidentally had arrested two persons in this case earlier and the latest arrests have taken total arrests in this case that took place at Mudu Marnadu to four, deputy commissioner of police (law and order) Hanumanthraya said.

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Karnataka’s only fertilizer company to celebrate its golden jubilee on April 17

Karnataka’s only fertilizer company – Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers (MCF) is all set to celebrate its golden jubilee on April 17. Having started its journey as Malabar Chemicals and Fertilisers on incorporation as a company on June 18, 1966, the company has changed many hands and is presently owned by the Adventz group that Saroj Kumar Poddar heads. The group’s fertilizer division accounts for production of 4 million tonnes of fertilisers per annum.

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Complaints pile up, medical negligence board demands more specialists for the inquiry

GURUGRAM: The district medical board has written to state health department asking for specialists to conduct the inquiries in medical negligence cases. The number of complaints against hospitals in Gurugram has reached 60 within 4 months. With complaints piling up, the medical negligence board will now conduct inquiry meetings 5 times a week. With an increase in complaints, the district medical negligence board has asked the health headquarters to provide specialists and super-specialists from the Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) in Rohtak on its…

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Card skimmer found in SBI ATM, police ask users to be cautious

Coimbatore: City police are warning ATM users to beware of data-skimming devices after they recovered one from an ATM owned by a public sector bank in the city.A techie had found the device inserted in the ATM owned by the State Bank of India on Trichy Road at Ramanathapuram, police sources said. “After drawing cash, when he pulled out the ATM card, the skimmer came out of the slot. He immediately alerted the cybercrime cell of the city police,” a police officer said. A police team led by cybercrime inspector…

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Avinashi Flyover project report to be ready within 2 months

Coimbatore: Construction of a flyover on one of the most congested roads in the city, Avinashi Road, is expected to commence soon, with the state highways department getting ready to submit a detailed project report (DPR) within two months. In an attempt to reduce traffic congestion in the heart of the city and to help commuters reach the airport without being caught in traffic snarls, the state government had proposed the 8.5-kilometre flyover from Uppilipalayam Junction to SITRA-Kalapatti Junction in 2015. The work to prepare the DPR had commenced in…

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