Disruption in power today in some areas in Mangaluru

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MANGALURU: There will be no power supply in Mangaluru and Udupi on Tuesday in the following areas: Moodbidri Pete, Mastikatte, Gandhinagar, Mahaveer College, Ontikatte, Kadalakere, Nagarakatte, Aramane Bagilu, Jyotinagar, Puchchemogaru, Jainpete, Shediguri, Alangar, Kotebagolu, Prantya, Gantalkatte and adjoining areas in Moodbidri (9.30am-6pm). Kandavara, Kallapu, Moodukere, Koudoor, Adyapady Pade, Dorinje, Suralpadi, Kukkatte, Narlapadav, Daddi, Urki, Poopadikallu, Kuppepadav, Kilenjaru, Kulavooru, Malali, Bhavanthibettu, Sanbettu, Chinnarapade, Kanjikodi and adjoining areas in Mangaluru (10am-5pm). Kateel Temple, Perar Eshwarkatte, Kalavar, Ekkar, Tenka Ekkar, Gidigere, Malligeyangadi, Mooduperar, Kompadavu, Mura, Shastavu, Hoigepadavu, HPCL Colony, Permude, Swamilapadavu, Barankila, Kanikatta,…

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Policy for mobile towers in Karnataka ready: Minister

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MANGALURU: Karnataka minister for urban development and housing, U T Khader said here on Tuesday that the government was all set for implementation of state policy on mobile towers. Mobile phone operators will have to adhere to the new policy, which mandates them to follow various guidelines before and after the installation of network towers in the state. Through the policy, the government will restrict operators from installing towers within a 50-meter radius of schools, religious centres, hospitals and other public places where people frequent in large numbers, said Khader.…

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Trolled incessantly over flyover project, DK MP strives to set record straight

MANGALURU: Trolled incessantly on delay in completion of flyover at Pumpwell (Mahavir) Circle, DK MP Nalin Kumar Kateel on Sunday sought to set the record straight. While the project was indeed sanctioned in 2010 during UPA 2.0 and his first term as MP, Nalin said, the project took off only in 2016 during NDA 2.0 in his second term. The 6-year-delay, the MP said was due to failure of the state government to acquire the land needed for the project. Going further, Nalin told reporters after inspecting the ongoing work…

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Karnataka: Stacked containers come crashing down on Higher Primary School

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MANGALURU: Stacked containers came crashing down on DK ZP Higher Primary School at Angaragundi at Baikmapady near here in the intervening night, causing damage to the school building. The containers meant for import/export through New Mangalore Port, were stored in a private property in Baikampady industrial area adjacent to the school. The incident came to light when the teachers and students arrived at the school on Monday. B A Khader Shah, assistant director, department of information and public relations, also an alumnus of the school said the school authorities had…

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Karnataka: After electric shock, monkey gets new lease of life

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MANGALURU: A monkey, which was in a critical condition after getting electric shock, got a new lease of life, thanks to four good samaritans who not only administered it medical help, but also gave it food and water. Not only this, according to the veterinarian who treated the monkey, the four men have taken up the responsibility to take care of the simian till it recovers to its fullest health. The incident took place near Gampadadka in Punjalkatte, around 47km from here. A couple of days ago, an approximately five-month-old…

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Mangaluru: To tackle artificial flooding, civic officials directed to clear drains by summer

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MANGALURU: Holding inefficient storm water drains as the main reason behind the artificial floods that rocked Dakshina Kannada in the rainy season this year, district deputy commissioner Sasikanth Senthil S has directed all government departments concerned to not repeat the mistakes next year. The district deputy commissioner has directed the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) and all the urban local bodies to clear drains latest by April next year. In an oral direction issued to various entities of the government, Senthil has directed the officials concerned to submit budget estimate required…

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Dakshina Kannada to celebrate Eid on Tuesday, educational institutions to remain closed

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MANGALURU: All educational institutions and government offices in the district will remain closed on November 20 on account of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammed. District minister UT Khader on Sunday announced that though the state government holiday was scheduled for November 21, the festival will be celebrated in the district a day earlier. Hence, Tuesday will be a government holiday in the district while business will be as usual on Wednesday. Khader said Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has already directed the chief secretary to take make all formalities…

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NITK student ends life by jumping off sixth floor

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Mangaluru: There was a flash protest by hundreds of engineering students at NITK, Surathkal, after a third year mechanical engineering student allegedly ended his life by jumping off from the sixth floor of the department. The protesting students have blamed one of the professors from the mechanical engineering department, who they said was “academically strict,” which caused the victim to take the extreme step. The incident took place on Saturday, when the institution was closed. The victim has been identified as Anand Pathak, 20, who hails from Maharashtra. He jumped…

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