Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has directed the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) to stop acquisition of land for Phase 2 of the Mangalore Special Economic Zone (MSEZ). Sources in the office of the Chief Minister told The Hindu that directions had been issued to the KIADB to immediately withdraw the preliminary notification to acquire 2,035 acres of land.

Nirani, unmoved over Gadag, withdraws notification of 2,035 acres for MSEZ
In stark contrast to its flat refusal to review its decision to acquire land for Posco in Gadag district, the State government on Tuesday withdrew the process of acquiring land for the second phase of Mangalore Special?Economic Zone (MSEZ) hours after Pejawar Mutt seer Vishwesha Teertha threatened to go on an indefinite fa

In a move to increase the State's green energy imprint, five State-owned Electricity supply companies(ESCOMS) signed an agreement with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Wednesday to purchase wind power.

A 100-Mega Watt (MW) wind energy project proposed at Guledagudda in Bagalkot district will supply power to ESCOMS at Bangalore (Bescom), Mangalore (Mescom), Hubli (Hescom), Gescom(Gul

The number of persons affected by Dengue has gone up drastically in June in Dakshina Kannada district.

On?June 23, two persons were found affected with Dengue. They are Soumya Sridhar from Moodabidri Kallbettupadau and Bijay from Shiradi Ichlampady in Puttur.

Likewise three cases have been suspected in Athur Kemral, 10 in Mulky, Two in Moodabidri and one in Belthangady.

Dust levels have gone up in mixed urban pockets
Bangalore: Residential and commercial areas are more polluted than industrial areas in the City, which has the highest levels of both air and noise pollution.

According to a study by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), dust levels with chemical and toxic emissions have gone up in mixed urban areas (which have both commercial and

Mangalore: The success of Bhoo Chetana in dry land cultivation has inspired the State Government to expand its reach to all the districts in the State and to include rain fed areas.

Accordingly, in Dakshina Kannada district, the scheme will cover 5,100 hectare paddy field in the kharif season.

Speaking to Deccan Herald, Agriculture department Joint Director Padmaiah Naik said the programme

Mangalore, Zilla Panchayat Executive Engineer Sathyanarayana S L said that 15 proposals on the Multi-Village Water Supply Scheme has been sent to the government for approval.

Speaking at the Zilla Panchayat meeting held under the presidentship of ZP President Shailaja Bhat, he said the 15 proposals include three in Mangalore taluk, eight in Bantwal taluk and four in Sullia taluk.

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The project is likely to cost about ` 137.42 crore Mangalore, The Crisil Infrastructure Advisory Ltd presented report on the preliminary study on the implementation of 24X7 water supply in MCC limits at MCC hall here on Wednesday. Presenting the report, the official from the Crisil Infrastructure said that the 24X7 water supply project may cost Rs 137.42 crore.

Suvarna Bhoomi

Developing each garden will cost ` three crore
Mangalore, Cubbon Park and Lalbagh are the integral part of our state capital.