Project to be completed before March 2012
Following the Karnataka High Court order to the State government to make arrangements to provide potable water to all government schools , Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat has chalked out a plan to provide water connection to187 schools in the district.

As many as 40 fresh water fish species in Karnataka are under 'threat' and urgent conservation measures are needed to ensure their survival, says a study by Environment Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI).

Mangalore : Union Minister for Corporate Affairs M Veerappa Moily has informed that in order to curb the illegal mining, the Central government will come up with a new mining policy soon.

M Veerappa MoilyA new regulatory authority is being formed by the government which will act upon the mining policy, he said.

Samvidhanika Chaluvali demands distribution of unused land to the poor
The Samvidhanika Chaluvali has urged District-in-Charge Minister Krishna Palemar to initiate measures to stop land acquisition process, which has been taken up by the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) for setting up private companies in the district.

The unique aspect of this place is that, hardly any visitors go there, for two reasons: Not many people from City know about the place and on the other hand, for localites, there is nothing new in the place as the Kere is part and parcel of their life. Legend has it that there was a person by name Guruvayya who constructed a barrage (bund) to store water that comes from three hillocks, at a place where the Kere (tank or lake) is situated at present.

lightings in Mangalore. (Top) Hemalatha Rao, the woman behind solar lightings. Photo Naina J AElectricity does not appear and vanish whenever fancy strikes it, as is often the case with other villages. However, several such villages have the ‘power,’ thanks to the solar p

Mangalore: The Mangalore City Coporation had been mulling on providing uninterrupted water supply in its limits for quite some time now. Now the proposal on the 24X7 water is ready. The total estimated cost of the project would be Rs 138 crore.

Mangalore: The Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP), an undertaking of the Fishmeal and Oil Manufactures Association (FOMA) was inaugurated by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board Chairman A S

Bangalore: A 17-hour work schedule, visiting ports for days together, half a year of undercover investigation.

The govt decision to denotify land is like a miracle, says farmer

With the State government withdrawing the process of acquiring land for the second phase of Mangalore Special Economic Zone through gazette notification after denotifying the already notified 1998.3 acre land in 42 Thenka Ekkar, 45-Delanthabettu, 44-Kuthethur and Permude villages in Mangalore taluk, Pejawar seer Vishw