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Jagan moves HC, demands neutral probe on attack

Jagan moves HC, demands neutral probe on attack

HYDERABAD: YSR Congress party president YS on Wednesday filed a writ plea in the Hyderabad High Court, urging it to entrust the investigation into the attack on him at Visakhapatnam airport on October 25 to an appropriate independent agency that does not fall under the purview of Andhra Pradesh or […]

DK youth pedals 3.2 lakh villages promoting cleanliness

DK youth pedals 3.2 lakh villages promoting cleanliness

MANGALURU: As many as 3.2 lakh villages, 2,200 cities spread across 18 states and two international territories. This is how much a 23-year-old from Mangaluru rode on his bicycle with one motto: to promote cleanliness and usage of dustbins. With a basic bicycle, a tricolour, some clothes, a tent and […]

Fire at Mangaluru hospital NICU; all babies safe

Fire at Mangaluru hospital NICU; all babies safe

MANGALURU: Four newborns in the (NICU) had a close shave as a warmer – equipment used to provide warmth to the babies – in the room at the here caught fire on Sunday. A total of nine babies, including five in the (ICU) located adjacent to the NICU were immediately […]

I will contest Lok Sabha election if party gives ticket: Janardhana Poojary

I will contest Lok Sabha election if party gives ticket: Janardhana Poojary

MANGALURU: Former Union minister and veteran Congress leader said here on Sunday that he will be ready to contest the in 2019 if the party gives him ticket. The 81-year-old Congressman was speaking to media persons after distributing fruits to the inmates at various orphanages and in the city as […]

Single window system for building, layout approvals from Dec 15: Khader

Single window system for building, layout approvals from Dec 15: Khader

MANGALURU: Minister for and housing said the government will introduce a for building/ in urban areas across the state. The new system, which will reduce the burden on those who want to develop commercial and , will be inaugurated by chief minister and others on December 15. All types of […]

Expert panel to monitor KMC hot-mix plants

Expert panel to monitor KMC hot-mix plants

KOLKATA: The civic body has finally set up a committee of experts to monitor functioning of hot-mix plants that supply materials required for Kolkata’s . The panel of experts from IIT-Kharagpur, KMDA, HRBC and will take stock of the pollution index of the two KMC-maintained plants at Palmerbazar (Beliaghata) and […]

Cops close to cracking online harassment case

Cops close to cracking online harassment case

KOLKATA: Police on Saturday said they were closer to unmasking the main accused in the harassment case, in which two Jadavpur women had been targeted. The announcement came a day after police arrested one Gaurav Verma for allegedly trying to defame the women and their family — both online and […]

KMC sends notice to realize property tax

KMC sends notice to realize property tax

KOLKATA: Prodded by Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), the assessment department has set up a crack team, which will conduct special drives against major defaulters across the city. The CAG had sent a letter to the civic authorities last month, giving details of the number of property tax and the […]