The report on `Status of Ground Water Quality in Coastal Aquifers of India’ is the outcome of an attempt at compilation and synthesis of available scientific data on the ground water quality in the coastal aquifers of India, generated through years of scientific studies carried out by Central Ground Water Board and many other Central and State A

Surathkal, Jan 6, DHNS :

While factories pollute the sea by letting chemicals flow at Mithrapatna near Sasihitlu here, fish processing units dump the garbage on the seashore posing threat to the environment.

Garbage of a fish processing unit dumped on the seashore at Mithrapatna near Sasihitlu in Surathkal.

Open letter to Manmohan Singh

on the subject of nationalistation/resumption of iron ore mining valued at over two trillion dollars. 

''The Cabinet has given its nod for the permanent solution to check sea erosion in 300 km coastline of Karnataka. The work will commence after monsoon and sea erosion will be checked permanently by 2018,'' said District-in-Charge Minister Krishna Palemar.

SRM University faculties of the department of civil engineering Dr Deeptha Thattai and R Sathyanathan submitted a feasibility study of coastal erosion in Karnataka to the state government through Deputy Commissioner V Ponnuraj here at KCCI.

The study was initiated by the Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry as its corporate social responsibility project to commemorate the 70th anniversary.

Report on erosion emphasises assessment before implementation.

Under scanner

Development of container terminal at New Mangalore Port.

Proposal to remove dredge from fishing harbours.

Upgrade of ports at Old Mangalore, Honnavar and Malpe.

Addition of facilities at Belekeri and Tadadi ports along coastal Karnataka.

Our Bureau

Mangalore, July 2

A Rs 700-crore action plan has been prepared as a permanent solution to sea erosion from Ullal to Karwar.

Speaking to mediapersons here on Monday, Minister for Ports and Ecology Krishna Palemar said the plan will be jointly implemented by the State and Union governments. The Asian Development Bank will provide 70 per cent loan and the balance will be borne by the government.

Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday launched a pilot project for coastal eco-restoration and sustainable development that proposes developing a 'green belt' along the sea erosion-prone coastline in the State.

Karwar/Mangalore/Udupi, Nov 12, DH News Service:

Three deep-sea fishing trawlers sank in the Arabian Sea off Karwar coast, as cyclonic conditions caused extensive damage to property and standing crops in several parts of coastal Karnataka.

Participating in the Forest Martyr