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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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  • From arun on BJP Leaders Trying to Glorify Nathuram Godse: M A Gafoor

    Truth is Bitter, Swallow with a pinch of salt.

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    2019/05/19 at 9:38 pm
  • From Joel on ಸಂಚಾರ ನಿಯಮ ಉಲ್ಲಂಘನೆ – ವಾಹನಾ ಚಾಲನಾ ಪರವಾನಿಗೆ ಅಮಾನತು – ದಕ ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಎಸ್ಪಿ ಎಚ್ಚರಿಕೆ

    Wrong side driving and heavy vehicles, two wheelers driving in the fast lane should also be included in this.

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    2019/05/16 at 7:07 am
  • From Jordan, Kadri on Rs 9 for 1 Kg Sugar! But Did You Read the Fine Print- 'Offer Only on Shopping of Rs 1499 & Above'?

    Thats why they named it Reliance Smart.

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    2019/05/16 at 12:03 am
  • From Nilesh on Police Arrest Jonas and Victoria in Shreemathi Shetty Murder Case

    Very well done to the police department.

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    2019/05/15 at 2:00 pm
  • From Deepak on Meaning Celebration of World Dance Day by Nrityaantaranga Saptaha

    Thankyu for a good coverage

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    2019/05/15 at 8:17 am
  • From Deepak on How Safe Are Women in City? Brutal Murder of Shreemathi Shetty Shocks Citizens, Especially Women

    A few years ago, I remember a news article of a young lady who was working for a reputed car showroom in Mangalore who was murdered and her burnt body was found. No idea what happened to that case.

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    2019/05/14 at 3:00 pm
  • From A Mangalorean on Flex Banners Shaming Politicians Negligence towards Drinking Water Crisis Adore City

    It’s time people react and show the elected representatives to work seriously and not to take the public for granted.

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    2019/05/14 at 1:28 pm
  • From Ivan Frank on Let’s Celebrate …Two Women of Strength

    Congratulations to the two Mother’s who represent all the Mothers. Wish them good health peace joy happiness and long long life and I am an ardent fan ofAuntie Romola and she is my favorite aunt too.

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    2019/05/14 at 9:04 am
  • From Allen Pais on Let’s Celebrate …Two Women of Strength

    Great Article & in depth association of events that will be a good guideline for the younger generation to achieve their goals-God Bless

    Allen Pais ( Brisbane )

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    2019/05/14 at 9:01 am
  • From Henry James on MLA Raghupathi Bhat offers prayers for Rain in Udupi Temples

    We the people from different communities and religions in our infinite wisdom have long agreed that God is one and the way we worship him/her is down to our culture and tradition. We even know that he/she is the most merciful, omnipresent and omniscient god.

    Everything is fine and dandy up to this point.

    Now, coming back to this news article,

    On the same day when our beloved MLA offering praying for rains, there could be a wedding planned in a parbu’s house and the bayamma of that house could be praying to god “aaz ek dees paavs yenathlyaar devak argaa’n favo.

    So, seriously, whose prayer should the God listen to?

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    2019/05/11 at 2:59 pm
  • From Melroy C.F.Fernandes on Police Meddling in Civil Cases and Threatening Litigants - Prof. Narendra Nayak

    Shri Keshava Moorthy.

    Please complain to DK district Police complaints authority. Search and find required info. on:

    Immediate superior of SP is IGP,Western Range . Police Commissioner is head of City Commissionerate and has no jurisdiction over DK police unit.

    As far as I know, there is nothing like Police High Commissioner in Bangalore. Perhaps you meant to address it to DGP.

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    2019/05/11 at 12:30 pm
  • From drona on Modi on Time magazine cover with controversial headline

    The author of this controversial article is a very controversial person apparently. Check wikipedia.
    So much for this disgusting crap.

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    2019/05/11 at 6:00 am
  • From ruchiragarwal on Arise & Awake Citizens of Mluru, Stop Out-of-Town Street Vendors Litter our City

    why cant a spot Tax on a day to day basis be collected from them or on a weekly basis?

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    2019/05/10 at 7:27 pm
  • From drona on 'Gundagiri at Cinepolis-Mangaluru? Movie Theatre Indulging in Aggressive Selling

    Aaj nipat khaaye toh koyi toh bachayyo.

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    2019/05/09 at 11:45 pm
  • From ruchiragarwal on 'Gundagiri at Cinepolis-Mangaluru? Movie Theatre Indulging in Aggressive Selling

    Siince i dont like pop corn as its not diet freindly i would rather take some nippats or chakulis which is not allowed. i was ready to create a scene but my better half pulled me back

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    2019/05/08 at 12:54 pm
  • From Siva on Why Piles of Waste Still on City Streets, When There's Door to Door Pick-Up by AWHCPL?

    This is a great article. I hope every Mangalorean reads this and take action to correct their acts. If we look east, we have singapore and Japan and look west we have all the European countries, why can’t we devlop this civic sense?
    But we don’t need to look only at advanced and developed countries. Countries like Rwanda and Burundi are not the countries that would come to our mind as clean countries. But cities and towns in those countries are thousand times better than our cleanest cities. Why can’t we do it?

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    2019/05/07 at 8:18 pm
  • From Siva on Not Smart! Letting Sewer System Flow into Open Drain resulting in Residents Woes

    If Kamath says it is fault of Lobo it is wrong. Similarly anyone says it is th responsibility of MLA Kamath, that is also wrong. The citizens should be aware of whose responsibilities it is. It is definitely health office, MCC and Corporators who should bear the responsibility. MLAs and MPs should get involved only when the people with primary responsibilities fail. They definitely need to look at who failed and take the matter to the right level but fixing a drainage, fixing potholes, parking skirmishes etc should not be their primary focus but makign sure that drainage system in place, roads are properly laid with proper inspection, developing long term parking plans for the city etc should be their focus.

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    2019/05/07 at 8:01 pm
  • From Hema on 'Gundagiri at Cinepolis-Mangaluru? Movie Theatre Indulging in Aggressive Selling

    I have also had the same experience a few weeks ago. When I couldn’t book online because of poor network, I had to go back to the extremely rude guy at the counter. But I put my foot down and he finally obliged. But I heard they were continuing this with the release of Avengers. I’m sure the consumer court can help in this regard.

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    2019/05/07 at 10:09 am
  • From Prasad M K on 6 Crores Sanctioned for Drinking Water, MLAs Must Use it Properly - MLC Ivan D’Souza

    Mr. MLC, the present MLA’s are better than the previous MLA’s. Please do not worry.

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    2019/05/07 at 9:42 am
  • From Henry James on 'Gundagiri at Cinepolis-Mangaluru? Movie Theatre Indulging in Aggressive Selling

    The solution to this Rs.200 for movie ticket and Rs.400 for popcorn is simple – do not go to multiplexes. Use social media to expose them.

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    2019/05/06 at 1:01 pm
  • From Cyril Rosario on 13 Couples Enter into Holy Matrimony during 45th Mass Wedding at Rosario Cathedral

    Thank you Team Mangalorean for the lovely coverage… Thank you for your support for a good cause…. God bless

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    2019/05/05 at 10:02 pm
  • From Ashutha on '90% of MRPL Staff Speak Hindi & Only 10% speak Kannada'- Youth INTUC on Outsourcing Jobs...

    A good article and a good realization to mangloreans, if big companies continue outsourcing then one day mangloreans will start moving to other cities with their families. As i am a manglorean i moved to pune for job and now i am settled here. Always looking for an opportunity to come back to tulunadu 🙁 .

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    2019/05/04 at 9:52 am
  • From drona on Ramya tweets morphed pic of Hitler with Modi’s, faces flak

    Panda Indirammana parattu phata pini ireg tikkija ?

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    2019/05/01 at 7:46 pm
  • From Richard Thomas on Sri Lanka Blasts - Railways Officials on High Alert in Udupi

    There are many drunkards, who work as porters or coolies in the day, and spend their nights on the Udupi Railway Station, and as well as other Railways stations all over the Indian cities, who tend to own these important Railway stations and junctions, and the authorities of the Railways do nothing to stop them. They will do anything for a quick buck and drink. Merely carrying out a security drill because of the Lankan blasts does not make Railway Stations and trains secure and safe – these must be secured at all times by some responsible and diligent authority, as the police are always busy with bandobast for politicians and their parties.

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    2019/04/30 at 10:23 pm
  • From Radhakrishna Bhat on HDK’s Rs 80-crore golden chariot plan to save govt

    While the concerned citizens/volunteers are trying to clean up the Kumaradhara river at the temple which has been highly polluted, it is very unfortunate that the funds meant for development works is being diverted in a hurry to build the golden chariot! Even God will not be willing to ride that chariot!!

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    2019/04/30 at 8:17 pm
  • From Laxmi nivas on Sunny Deol prays at Golden Temple before filing nomination

    Sunil Jakhar should win

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    2019/04/29 at 9:39 pm
  • From Lalith Mascarenhas on Incredible India! Spotted Two Bluru Tourist Buses Dump their Waste on Kadri Park Road

    Super write up Alfie

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    2019/04/29 at 7:41 pm
  • From Vinodh on The Congress Party set for landslide election victory

    Totally untrue. BJP has better ideas to take India forward to the future, unlike Congress. Congress has got nothing in its election manifesto. All they have is to shout Modi’s name 1000’s a day. I would have considered Rahul Gandhi as an opponent had he come up with greater ideas to lead India. Rather he wasted his time beating around the same bush, nothing but the Rafael deal. It is highly unfortunate that Congress just wasted all the precious time it had to convince people.

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    2019/04/27 at 1:26 pm
  • From Richard Thomas on Holy Anus! Gold Paste worth Rs 35.52 Lakh Stuffed in Anus seized by Customs Officials at MIA

    Majority of these gold smugglers are Malayalees from Kerala,
    and they are not from Karnataka – so how does Mangalore
    become their homeland. These carriers are backed by rich
    people who have money, influence, and power to keep on
    carrying out smuggling in spite of all we read in the media –
    smuggling does not stop. There must be some good reason
    why these Malayalees smuggle from Mangalore Airport
    and not from the six international airports in Kerala.

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    2019/04/26 at 8:57 am
  • From Dr keshav on Kadri Road in Shambles? Residents & Commuters are Breathing Dust

    Very slow progress.. monsoon awaited,, hope to see the completion sooner… lots of inconvenience for the locals/residents

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    2019/04/25 at 1:58 pm
  • From drona on Holy Anus! Gold Paste worth Rs 35.52 Lakh Stuffed in Anus seized by Customs Officials at MIA

    Peaceful way of laying golden eggs.

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    2019/04/25 at 5:52 am
  • From drona on Water Supply Everyone’s Responsibility, MLA Vedvyas should not Play Politics – Ivan D’Souza

    Can you quote the source for your allegation Ivan?
    Nahin toh Pappu ki tarah maafi maangna padega.

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    2019/04/24 at 8:01 am
  • From Judy Pinto on Former corporator Lancy Serrao(71) Passes Away

    Heartfelt condolences to my dearest Tina.May God grant you strength to bear the loss.God bless you Jeeth, Josman and family.
    May he rest in eternal peace.Amen

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    2019/04/22 at 8:06 am
  • From drona on BJP’s Star Campaigner Tara taken to task by Mogaveera Community Leader Dr Shanker

    Who is this Dr?
    Is he a potential Cong I candidate for the next assembly election?
    BJP Veera haagoo Mogaveera yellarannoo kaapaaduttade daactre. Yenu bhaya beelbedi.

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    2019/04/21 at 11:13 pm
  • From drona on ‘ಮೋದಿ ಹೆಸರಲ್ಲಿ ಚುನಾವಣೆ ಭವಿಷ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಪಾಯ’ - ಕಲ್ಲಡ್ಕ ಪ್ರಭಾಕರ್‌ ಭಟ್‌ 

    Modi Modi.
    Bhatru Bhatru antha slogan haakidre jana vite haaktaaraa?
    Hogi Swami neevondu!
    Bisilu iruvaaga jola kittkolli.

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    2019/04/21 at 5:51 pm
  • From drona on ಶ್ರೀಲಂಕಾ ಸರಣಿ ಬಾಂಬ್ ಸ್ಪೋಟ: ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಮಹಿಳೆ ಸಾವು

    Sorry to hear about this tragedy. May her family get the strength to go through the sorrow.
    May her soul rest in peace.

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    2019/04/21 at 5:47 pm
  • From Manikanta on ಸರ್ಜಿಕಲ್ ಸ್ಟ್ರೈಕ್ ಮಾಡುವ ಮೋದಿಗೆ 7 ಮೀನುಗಾರರನ್ನು ಹುಡುಕಲು ಆಗಲ್ವಾ - ಬಿಜೆಪಿ ನಾಯಕಿ ತಾರಾಗೆ ಡಾ| ಜಿ ಶಂಕರ್ ಕ್ಲಾಸ್

    Modi govt avra kaiyali adastu hudukalu prayathnisidare.. Nima mythri sarkara yen madide. Yavano obba Minister naveen samudra ke ilibeka keltare.. Innobba avru namge vote madala navyake hudukbeku antare.. Mythri sarkara ke qn maadi..

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    2019/04/20 at 7:26 pm
  • From Krishna Kulkarni on ಸರ್ಜಿಕಲ್ ಸ್ಟ್ರೈಕ್ ಮಾಡುವ ಮೋದಿಗೆ 7 ಮೀನುಗಾರರನ್ನು ಹುಡುಕಲು ಆಗಲ್ವಾ - ಬಿಜೆಪಿ ನಾಯಕಿ ತಾರಾಗೆ ಡಾ| ಜಿ ಶಂಕರ್ ಕ್ಲಾಸ್

    What a nonsense statement given by Mr Dr G Shankar Searching of missing fishermen is the duty of Karnataka police in case they not found it is the failure of Karnataka Police Let him ask resignation of Home Minister of Karnataka Why he haa to blame It has become a fashion to blame Modiji for every inciddnt

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    2019/04/20 at 7:00 pm
  • From Henry James on Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI  

    I love karma, especially the way it works.

    When cases after cases (which were blatantly false in nature) were being filed by a bunch of disgruntled wives in various courts in India (in order to get easy and quick money from their ATM husband), these geniuses at the top of the judiciary deliberately looked the other way. Instead of punishing those women for their wrongful accusations they instead made accused men’s lives miserable. Now let him live through this embarrassment.

    Only a couple of instances of stringent punishment to those who deliberately misused the law would have been sufficient to deter other wannabe gold-diggers from filing more fake cases. But these milords did not bat an eyelid despite having sufficient power at their disposal to do something. Instead they complained to the government for having lack of resources to handle the case loads mounting on various courts in India, while most of these cases have been frivolous and bogus in nature to begin with. Most of those cases were concoction of lawyers who had ill-advised those women.

    The lesson I have learnt in life is that when one is being treated unfairly by the system(or society for that matter), the best approach is to do ABSOLUTELY NOTHING and go with the flow, doing very little to get by. When you do that karma acts faster. If you try to do anything on your own, it only elongates your misery. At the end of the day existence abhors imbalance. You just have to give it a chance to act. Patience is everything in life.

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    2019/04/20 at 2:30 pm
  • From Henry James on Voter Opts for Challenge Vote, complaint proven false

    Veerendra Lancy D’Souza tho masth naam hai re

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    2019/04/19 at 12:35 pm
  • From Nazmeen Khan on Our Voting Rights have been Snatched - Majid and Shreyas

    I am also the victim. Even my name is not there in voting list. My name was deleted.
    I had voted last year too. Without our permission or without our notice or any document, how anyone can remove the name from the list.

    R we not alive?

    The concern authority has to take strict action regarding this.

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    2019/04/18 at 3:36 pm
  • From Krishna on LS Polls 2019: Many Voters Names Deleted from List at Last Minute - J R Lobo

    Barke station duplicate voters FIR – I didn’t know that we require two application forms to change our voter card address – one for registering new address and other for deleting old address! Why don’t they simplify process with a single form?

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    2019/04/18 at 2:43 pm
  • From dr pradeepkumar N.S on Minister Jayamala Lashes Out at C T Ravi for Insulting Women

    RSS people are dangerous for the country.

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    2019/04/18 at 12:58 pm
  • From drona on Modi's popularity on test as Karnataka goes to polls

    Shobha and Nalin will ride on Modi wave and win. BJP will get more seats from Karnataka compared to last time.
    Modi will become PM again.
    Prof Nayak, this is not a prediction. This is based on watching various channels.

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    2019/04/18 at 3:55 am
  • From Lalith Mascarenhas on Being Desi, They All Adopted Desi Pups/Kittens from Love 4 Paws Charitable Trust

    Nice write up alfie

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    2019/04/17 at 10:34 pm
  • From drona on Blah Blah Blah..! Finally Speeches & Promises Ended of the Lok Sabha Elections Campaign

    It is Modi wave and aka Cong I podi wave.

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    2019/04/17 at 6:14 am
  • From Krishna on Can Feel Undercurrent of Support for Mithun Rai - Ivan D’Souza

    We know what is “under table support” for politicians. But what is this “undercurrent of support”? Is it misspelt “under currency support”?

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    2019/04/16 at 3:51 pm
  • From drona on Hardcore PM Fan from Kudla Quits Job in Australia to Vote for Narendra Modi

    NRI with permanent resident status in Australia is eligible to vote.
    So what is the problem if he chose to come down and vote?
    How does it make him a porter as Dhaval is saying?
    There is a limit for implying insults at others.
    Wait till 23rd May when you will realise that your jokers of kai kangress would have got less than 44.

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    2019/04/16 at 1:03 am
  • From Rakesh Kumar on Hardcore PM Fan from Kudla Quits Job in Australia to Vote for Narendra Modi

    I agree with Dhaval Kumar he is probably a porter or a loader. Besides soon after elections he went away to Wherever Timbuktu and would have never seen the ground reality. He should have stayed back so he could have a glimpse of the Achche Din too. 🤣🤣🤣

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    2019/04/15 at 12:52 pm
  • From drona on As CM I have not killed innocent people as Modi did, says Kumaraswamy

    Lo Raj kummy sumke mudde tinnappa. Yaake bada bada annodu?

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    2019/04/15 at 7:59 am
  • From drona on I Quit BJP because It's 'One-man show and Two-man army' - Shatrughan Sinha

    Shatru has no credibility.

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    2019/04/15 at 6:31 am
  • From Dhaval Kumar. on Hardcore PM Fan from Kudla Quits Job in Australia to Vote for Narendra Modi

    This is quite suspect. Voting is only for Indian Citizens. He must be working as a porter at the airport which is a contract job. He is reeling that he is a screening officer. All lies like his political boss.

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    2019/04/14 at 7:43 pm
  • From Prasad M K, mnagalore/Dubai on Instead of Briefing his Achievements, Modi Misled DK People with Lies - MLC Ivan

    First of all what is your achievements? By the you were missing at Nehru maidan Yesterday. Please tell me how much you know about Vijaya bank. Why you are opposing for naming of LHH road as Mulky Sunderrram Shetty Road. you are a accidental MLC. Try to win some elections my dear…………..

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    2019/04/14 at 12:21 pm
  • From drona on Shatrughan Sinha to Visit Mangaluru on April 14 - Harish Kumar

    That loser?
    Namma kudla mein?
    Jao bhai. Yeh Bihar thodi hai?

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    2019/04/13 at 10:10 pm
  • From drona on What is Modi’s Contribution to Dakshina Kannada? – Ramanth Rai

    What is Pappu’s contribution?
    Mazaak samaj rakha hai kya?

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    2019/04/13 at 7:23 pm
  • From JF on Kundpaur BJP’s dissatisfied leaders extend support to Pramod Madhwaraj

    That’s a step forward. Don’t look at party but send a able, learned and efficient MP from the constituency to the parliament so they will facilitate such steps to develop the constituency. Bravo to BJP leaders who have supported Pramodanna.

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    2019/04/13 at 9:07 am
  • From Krishna on Mangaluru will be Doorway to Karnataka under Congress – Ex MLA Lobo

    Liers. Where it is mentioned in Congress manifesto that Mangaluru will be made doorway to Karnataka? Congress is harping on expressway for more than 25 years! Except for Srinivas Mallya no other Congress politician has contributed to the development of Mangaluru. When BJP ruled states have implemented smart city projject Congress ruled states have shown very poor progress. It is well known fact that Congress ruling Karnataka denied the central government benefit of Rs. 6000 to farmers by not sending the list of beneficiaries.

    Look at a few of progress the country has made during last five years BJP rule at the centre:-

    Fiscal deficit
    2013-2014 4.5% of GDP
    2017-2018 3.5% of GDP

    Congress always borrow money from World Bank, Asea Bank etc and puts country under burden of debt irrespective of whether it rules at the centre, the state or at local muncipality level. Do you know how much money Mangaluru City Corporation has borrowed from international financial bodies? When BJP was in power in MCC it put all effort to bring down laon burden. Now again loan burden of MCC has gone up. Do Congress borrow money for development or corruption?

    If fiscal deficit goes down then in general inflation rate will also go down.

    Inflation rate in 2013 – 9.13%, in 2018 – 4.74%, in 2019 – 4.32%.

    Ease of doing business 2019 – 77th rank – business freindly country
    Congress 2012 – 131 2014 – 142

    There are lot more BJP achievements during 2014-2019 rule at the centre like toilet construction, LPG supply to homes, rural electrification etc.

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    2019/04/12 at 7:36 pm
  • From perguthu satish Prabhu on Mangaluru will be Doorway to Karnataka under Congress – Ex MLA Lobo

    We had successive Congress state governments yet this was not done, why did they not do it then ?

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    2019/04/12 at 5:40 pm
  • From drona on Karnataka Minister to retire if Modi gets re-elected

    Neevu Kallambella kshetrakke hogi Swamy.

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    2019/04/11 at 8:20 pm
  • From dr pradeepkumar N.S on ನಳಿನ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಕಟೀಲ್ ಸೋಲಿಸಿ, ಅಕ್ರಮ ಟೋಲ್ ಗೇಟ್ ಮುಚ್ಚುವ ಹೋರಾಟಕ್ಕೆ ಬಲ ತುಂಬಿ

    It is good decision to defeat the people who works against people who get % from rich people.

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    2019/04/11 at 11:18 am
  • From drona on Amrith Shenoy Expelled from Congress for 6 Years

    So, what next?

    Laal Salaam?

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    2019/04/11 at 7:08 am
  • From Siva on MLA Suresh Kumar Interacts with DK Lawyers, Says Modi Once Again

    Magistrate did not say “No slogans were raised”. But what prosecution could not prove is that which student raised the slogan
    Whoeevr thinks it is doctored, should look athe video and intract informally with people who were there. You will know the truth. Professors of that institution have clearly mentioned that such slogans were raised in the campus.

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    2019/04/10 at 10:12 pm
  • From Poddar Ijje, on What is Modi’s Contribution to Dakshina Kannada? – Ramanth Rai

    Whats your contribution? Dividing people on communal lines.. NO Thanks..

    NOTA Here I come

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    2019/04/10 at 5:23 pm
  • From Peter Morris on President of WMA Govindraj Arrested for Objecting EOs from Discharging Duty

    I wish the official work like this through out, elections or no elections

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    2019/04/09 at 7:17 am
  • From jayaram on ದಿನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಗಳನ್ನು ಓದಿ ಜ್ಞಾನವನ್ನು ವೃದ್ದಿಸಿ: ಡಾ| ರೊನಾಲ್ಡ್ ಫೆರ್ನಾಂಡಿಸ್

    eega dinapathrike odidare ajnana vrddiyaguthade aste pathrikegalu sullu suddiyannaste prakatisuthade

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    2019/04/08 at 5:29 pm
  • From drona on BJP has No Moral Rights to Speak About Mulky Sundaram Shetty - Sushil Noronha

    Did Kummy teach you to talk in that crappy way?

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    2019/04/08 at 2:08 am
  • From drona on MP Candidate Mithun Rai Visits Temples and Churches in Moodbidri

    Is it true that he had a brief hide and seek session with Nalin at the 1000 khambada basAdi?
    Just curious.
    PS: Did I hear that voice ‘daaktre Irena mage punyavanthe’?
    Nahin. Dear kottaroo Pujary bida.

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    2019/04/06 at 10:45 pm
  • From kishore on ಮೋದಿ ಸೈನಿಕರ ಸಾಧನೆಯನ್ನು ಚುನಾವಣೆ ಅಸ್ತ್ರವಾಗಿಸಿ, ಜನರ ದಿಕ್ಕು ತಪ್ಪಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ - ಕುಮಾರಸ್ವಾಮಿ

    Congress is more powerful than any other party in the Era of Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi., But Now It is Powerless party because it is not having Such a leadership that can equal to Modi., So Please think as a common man and good citizen of India in welfare of Indian Sub Continent. Support the good One.

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    2019/04/06 at 5:37 pm
  • From JF on Cops are Towing More Illegal Parked 2-Wheelers Than 4-Wheelers - and That's a FACT?

    PC Sandeep Patil should introduce traffic sentinels like Goa. The whole departement can be run from traffic fines while paying the sentinels a livelihood which in turn will have better road discipline, lesser traffic violations.

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    2019/04/06 at 5:10 pm
  • From Vishanz Pinto on If Congress has Capacity Let them Rename LHH Road after Mulky SS Road - Jitendra Kottari

    Who is this chap…..?

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    2019/04/06 at 10:17 am
  • From Francis on Christians Not Happy having Election Day on Maundy Thursday'- Karnataka Christian Social Welfare Society

    Do not make issue . Maundy Thursday is not a public holiday. All christians will go to vote .

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    2019/04/06 at 10:04 am
  • From Melroy C.F.Fernandes on Christians Not Happy having Election Day on Maundy Thursday'- Karnataka Christian Social Welfare Society

    I agree with and standby the DC/DEO, Mr.Senthil, decision not to shift the dates and create further confusion in the chaos known as “India”.

    My official records proclaim my religion to be Roman Catholic. Therefore, I assume I fall under the category “Christian”.

    I, hereby, declare that I do not know nor have I ever met this group of people who claim to represent “The Christians”. I have not given them any authority to speak on my behalf or to represent my views.

    Just as people belonging to a “religion” shun being associated with terrorists and their acts. Similarly, it should not be assumed that some people represent the thoughts/acts of all the people affiliated, by whatever means, to a/any community.

    I fail to see how Article 25 is being violated by the ECI. It should be remembered that this election is being held in 7 phases over close to a month all over India, so somebody somewhere in India is going to be affected in some way, or another, considering that India is a country that is “mad for religion”!
    Religion is a private affair and it should not interfere with public activities.

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    2019/04/05 at 7:52 pm
  • From Henry James on Christians Not Happy having Election Day on Maundy Thursday'- Karnataka Christian Social Welfare Society

    Christians should stop being crybabies to complain about such matters – Don’t worry guys. All is not lost. Jesus is going to resurrect again by the subsequent Sunday. This event happens year after year as you know. Sabar karo.

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    2019/04/05 at 5:58 pm
  • From RS on Star Campaigner of BJP Tara Visits Fish Market at Statebank

    When for developmental reasons the fish market is bring moved, why are these opportunist politicians promising something that will stall the development? Same has happened in Bunder and Central Market, which should have been moved to a dedicated area outside of the city limits so congestion of roads can be cleared of all the heavy vehicles entering the city and the mess of garbage dumping and filth.

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    2019/04/05 at 7:30 am
  • From Peter on Star Campaigner of BJP Tara Visits Fish Market at Statebank

    Fake propaganda. It’s not acting.

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    2019/04/04 at 2:33 pm
  • From ayan on In-form SRH hold edge against erratic DC

    Srh in great form they will beat Dc today.Dc have quality in batting but srh continues their winning run.

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    2019/04/04 at 12:55 pm
  • From Umasankar on The Mangaluru Odia Cultural Association celebrates 'Utkal Divas'

    Very Nice Coverage.

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    2019/04/04 at 11:24 am
  • From JF on Rahul Gandhi tweets give away Congress manifesto?

    This looks very promising and achievable.

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    2019/04/03 at 10:48 pm
  • From Sadanand guha on Congress seeks Modi's apology for remarks on Rahul 

    Opposition accusing PM with the Labels such as Chor and now talking of Dignity?
    Give Respect and take Respect.

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    2019/04/03 at 8:47 am
  • From Ranganath C. Kini on ‘Chateau De Lou’-the Historic House of Late Lobo Prabhu's Gutted due to Blaze needs Extreme-Makeover!

    I have fond memories of this house while my grandfather Sri M. D. Kini who happened to be a close Family Friend would visit the Family on important days in the year specially the New Year Day where we used to spend Quality time watching the Sea from the open porticos decked with rare artifacts. A perfect Gentleman Uncle Lobo & Aunt Louella were. A Glance up the stairs even to date which had some rare photos & Artwork all over the house with one of the best Furnitures in the right quantities not to forget the white colored Old Car which was Uncle Lobo’s favourite with Cliffy as it’s Driver. Great Family & Great Contribution to Society those Days

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    2019/04/03 at 3:43 am
  • From Preetha Pisharody on Kudla Lad Chandan Suresh enters India Book of Records for his Paper Cutting Portraits

    Hats off dear Chandu..so proud of you 😍

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    2019/04/02 at 10:25 pm
  • From Krishna on Modi is Richman's Chowkidar - Dinesh Gundu Rao

    Yes. Indian National Congress was standing as chowkidar for last 70 yeasrs not allowing poor to cross poverty line, move up and become rich. But the chowkidar Modi is busy pulling poor people up the poverty line and then standing as chowkidar to guard that they will no move down again! Yes. Modi is Chowkidar of rich!

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    2019/04/02 at 7:54 pm
  • From jayaram on ವಿಜಯಾ ಬ್ಯಾಂಕ್ ವಿಲೀನ ಖಂಡಿಸಿ ಕಾಂಗ್ರೆಸ್ ಕರಾಳ ದಿನಾಚರಣೆ

    sundar ram shetty yavara hesarannu rasthege idalu agada ee janaru vijaya bank veleena madalu yake khandisuthiddare loan thegondu baddi kattade iddare eno

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    2019/04/01 at 6:43 pm
  • From Riya on ಅತ್ಯಾಚಾರ, ಕೊಲೆ ಆರೋಪಿ ಪೋಲಿಸ್ ಕಸ್ಟಡಿಯಿಂದ ಪರಾರಿ

    What police were doing I think they only supported him to run. He alone and police team with the weapons…if the police can’t run and catch him means how are these police selected for the job……really shit.

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    2019/04/01 at 9:44 am
  • From Purandhar Setlur on Rahul Gandhi takes injured Journalist to hospital

    And Nawaz Sharif,

    “Excerpt from the article,

    “LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif facilitated release of his ‘orderly’ in prison on bail, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

    Sawar Hussain, a prisoner in Kot Lakhpat Jail, who was made to serve as orderly (personal help) to the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was undergoing a jail term in a murder case.”:

    It is said that when two scientists meet there is jealousy between them as to who would discover or invent something first, but when two crooks; Sharif (BeSharif, former Pakistan Prime Minister and presently Pakistan Crime Prisoner), and Hussain (the late Saddam) meet; especially in this case in jail, there is camaraderie between them to commit together the next crime, perhaps in Indian Kashmir.”

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    2019/03/30 at 6:25 am
  • From Sri Shenoy on Court Orders Cops to Book Flat Owners' Assn for Disconnecting Power to a Couples' Apartment

    I appreciate the couple for taking such trauma in their this age and peacefully fighting the case! They are well deserved need a big applause and we all should Sopport in their justice seeing 🙏

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    2019/03/30 at 1:33 am
  • From Naras Bhat on Focusing on Speech and Hearing FMCOSH hosts 3-day National Seminar 'FOCUS-1

    Very well organized seminar. We enjoyed listening to the speeches on line. Congratulations Prof. Akhliesh. Your years of hard work and dedication has resulted in an exemplary department of speech and hearing.
    Dr. Naras Bhat and Dr. Kusum Bhat from San Francisco.

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    2019/03/29 at 9:48 pm
  • From drona on Inadequate Representation of Christians in Lawmaking Bodies both at the Center and States

    Lobo Prabhu used to represent Udipi constituency. George Fernandes also won from Bombay South and later Muzzaffar Nagar. They did not belong to Cong I.
    Fear of the main stream may be the driver of this psychosis.
    I do not think any right thinking Indian will waste the vote on a 50 y old adolescent.

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    2019/03/29 at 1:28 am
  • From drona on 3 Lakh Hens and 800 Goats sacrificed during Suggi Mari Puja Fest at Kaup

    What a waste of life and resources!

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    2019/03/29 at 1:10 am
  • From Melroy C.F.Fernandes on Inadequate Representation of Christians in Lawmaking Bodies both at the Center and States

    The article trips over itself and the author contradicts himself and his stated intentions.

    Indians who wish to better their life must stop thinking of getting their govt. entangled in their religion, caste etc.; all they ought to think of is for their govt. to provide them with “rule of law” , nothing more – nothing less(includes the best service standards of the police, the armed forces, the judiciary, the administration, common amenities).Period.

    As a citizen in a democracy we elect our representatives for the express purpose of making or modifying laws in sole conformity with the Constitution so as to provide us all “the rule of law” ( i am talking about laws as those acceptable in any civilized progressive society as commonly accepted in secular democratic republics all over the world and not those of psychopathic tyrants or religious fundamentalists)

    Religion is something private and personal and you don’t want the govt. involved in that just as you don’t want the govt. in your bathroom, bedroom and toilet. Separation of religion and state is an essential tenet of a republic.

    Tyranny of the “minorities”(self-labelled) is the corollary of the tyranny of the “majority”.

    The Constitution of India has adequate safeguards for all future generations including the past[ considering that the author himself could join the IAS(unless he got in based on some reservation and not his own merit), then he attained the post of CS by way of seniority (unless he attained it by other means ,e.g.: sycophancy), then he even became a minister ( perhaps he was elected by the people of some constituency unless he became a minister due to some other consideration)]. Well, besides him, as an ordinary citizen, I ,with a Roman Catholic name, have never ever experienced any discrimination whatsoever anywhere in India!

    The Constitution of India:
    15. (1) The State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place
    of birth or any of them.
    16. (2) No citizen shall, on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, descent, place of birth, residence or any of
    them, be ineligible for, or discriminated against in respect of, any employment or office under the State.

    Right to Freedom of Religion
    25. (1) Subject to public order, morality and health and to the other provisions of this Part, all persons are
    equally entitled to freedom of conscience and the right freely to profess, practise and propagate religion.

    26. Subject to public order, morality and health, every religious denomination or any section thereof shall have
    the right— (a) to establish and maintain institutions for religious and charitable purposes;
    (b) to manage its own affairs in matters of religion;
    Protection of interests ofminorities.
    29. (1) Any section of the citizens residing in the territory of India or any part thereof having a distinct
    language, script or culture of its own shall have the right to conserve the same.

    Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions.
    30. (1) All minorities, whether based on religion or language, shall have the right to establish and administer
    educational institutions of their choice.

    I recommend readers of this article to watch/read the below and make up their mind on their own about whether they wish to live in servitude – living off crumbs thrown at them by “saviours”, like the author proposes or whether they wish to live a life of dignity as a human being(irrespective of their “denominations “ and affiliations) and as sovereign citizens of this country not needing any favours from anybody.

    THEY WANT YOU TO BE POOR – a 6mins interview with Robert Kiyosaki

    a 6mins interview with Dr. Bruce Lipton Explains HOW WE ARE PROGRAMMED AT BIRTH

    abt. 29 mins interview with Walter Williams(author of “Up from the projects”), Economist, Professor, Thinker and Researcher.

    abt. 6 mins – Milton Friedman, Economist, Professor, Thinker and Researcher – discusses …….. the many ways government continues to tyrannize minorities.

    abt. 1 hr 30mins – Walter Williams – The Legitimate Role of Government in Free Society

    Read “Breaking free of Nehru – lets unleash India” and “Economics for children” by Sanjeev Sabhlok downloadable free from his blog.

    Now, it’s up to the individual(irrespective of religion and beliefs) to choose between preposterous nonsense or scientifically researched proof.

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    2019/03/29 at 12:05 am
  • From Roseline on Beulah Ruth Pinto Wins Grand Prize of 'Dubai Music and Dance Festival 2019'

    Super proud of you Beulah

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    2019/03/28 at 5:44 pm
  • From Ashwin on Inadequate Representation of Christians in Lawmaking Bodies both at the Center and States

    Alex Sir, why do you think Christians should vote for Congress always. Let them be open minded whom to vote for. Christians are educated and can understand political shenanigans. We prefer to vote for suitable candidate, without anything in return. Some people from previous thought processes think that only the Hand or Indira still needs to rule this country, and never upgrade their thinking or knowledge. Hope Christians come out of this vote bank politics and vote independently.

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    2019/03/28 at 10:59 am
  • From drona on Rahul Gandhi takes injured Journalist to hospital

    Good Samaritan act. U T Khader is well known for such humanitarian acts.

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    2019/03/28 at 3:24 am
  • From Deepa on Fast, Furious & Disastrous! High Speed Test Drive on a 70 Lakh Range Rover turns Fatal

    Sad, the over-confidence of the person driving got the better of him. Man or machine, out of control, is very risky

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    2019/03/27 at 1:42 pm
  • From Drona on Lord Shiva said in My Dream about Mithun's Victory - Janardhan Poojary

    Agle Janam mein.

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    2019/03/26 at 2:53 am
  • From Glenda Bastian on Subash Currie (51) Passes Away

    Sorry Sanjay for your loss. Condolences to you and your family

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    2019/03/25 at 1:18 am
  • From Siva on ಮಿಥುನ್ ರೈ ಗೆಲ್ಲಿಸುವಲ್ಲಿ ಒಗ್ಗಟ್ಟಾಗಿ ಶ್ರಮಿಸುತ್ತೆವೆ - ಕಾಂಗ್ರೆಸ್ & ಜೆಡಿಎಸ್ ನಾಯಕರು

    Naleen Kumar Solisuvude Avara guri. Kshetrada kelasa maduva guri avarigilla antha aithu. Hagiddalli, Ondu vele Rai geddare, koodale rajiname kodabeku ekendare, mathu kelasa madalu bere yaradarannu MP madabeku.

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    2019/03/25 at 12:58 am
  • From Eileen Weed on Open letter to the VC of Mysore University Vice-chancellor

    She is not educated and the PhD is not for “hugging people” – how can the University award such a doctorate? It is shameful!

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    2019/03/24 at 11:01 am
  • From Noel D silva on Come Cheer the 3 Special Champs of 'World Special Olympics-2019' on 25 March

    Congratulations to all the winners. God bless you all. Regards and congratulations to you too. Regards Noel D Silva & family secunderabad

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    2019/03/23 at 5:13 pm
  • From Rudalf M D Souza on Maria Rinna D'Souza Elected First Lady President of KCWA

    Congratulations to newly elected President and executive committee team. All the best. God bless you. We wish the First Lady President of KCWA will take KCWA to the great heights.

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    2019/03/23 at 4:50 pm
  • From Tejal naik on Miss & Mrs Mangaluru 2019 Charity Pageant Season 2 Beckons...Registration Opens 25 March

    How can i register for this?plz let me knw…u can mail me up on this id

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    2019/03/22 at 7:53 pm
  • From Antony Sajeeth Simon on Election commission of India not just leaving voters behind but utterly confused - anomalies on the official website

    Dear Mr. Peter, Indeed a detailed note, thank you. Yes I do agree with you. I have experienced it myself. Ever since my child turned eligible to cast the vote I made it a point to get the Election card done. My first attempt was on 15th Jan 2019, uploaded the document and waited for a month did not see any movement of the file. on 21st Feb i called the toll free number and got to know that i had not mentioned my constituency therefore it was pending. On21st Feb I re-registered on the NVSP portal, was glad to see that the file started moving stage by stage within a fortnight the file had reached the last stage of verification, was expecting the card anytime parallelly wanted to check the status online, to my surprise i see the application status back to stage 1. Tried reaching the toll free number but of no use and all my call went unanswered had almost given up. But this morning after reading this article I reached out to 1950 was glad that my call was answered, the executive told me that due to technical issue the actual status is not reflecting online but the card it under process and would reach me during the 1st week of April 2019. No choice but to wait and hope my child get the chance to exercise her rights during this election.

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    2019/03/22 at 4:58 pm
  • From LaoTzu on China not to recognise Dalai Lama's Indian successor

    The uneducated ,racist CCP prove once again how ignorant they are.
    It is up to the D.L. to decide such matters.

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    2019/03/21 at 11:47 pm
  • From Krishna on Website Impact! On Kadri Park Rd No Buses Parked & NO Garbage Dumped

    Now in which road buses are parked & garbage dumped? Bad luck of residents of that road!

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    2019/03/21 at 10:31 pm
  • From Joe D'Souza on Pile of Trash Welcomes You at Mangaluru Mini Vidhana Soudha?

    Mr Alfie, When I went to talk to Taluk Head Official regarding this problem along with other problems on premises, First Warning He gave Me that: “I Should Talk To Him In Kannada Only”. In few minutes while I was still there Same Person started talking to Someone on Phone Line in English. There I judged His ignorance.
    I have informed to MCC Official regarding this Trash Problem and He told me that He will take care of it.
    I have requested Mr Bharath Raj from Vijaya Vahini Paper to Publish this Beauty of Mini Vidhana Soudha,so that Citizens of Karnataka will get Amazed.
    Another highly Surprising matter is BJP Headman Mr. Monappa Bhandary has His Law Office inside the Premises along with many other Law Offices. In other matters He raises voice but He is quiet in Garbage Matter in front of His Office. There is a Rain Gutter in front of His Office with full of Garbage,including plastic.
    Another issue I wanted to bring to notice is Health Condition inside the Building. This Mini Soudha does not have Good Ventilation to Breath. Everyday Hundreds of Healthy and Unhealthy People gather there and breathing each others’ breath. Little Children are suffocating due to Low Ventilation. Smart City or ….City,public should decide.

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    2019/03/21 at 6:38 am
  • From Joe D'Souza on Green Life Abused! Why Plant Them, If You Can't Water Them?

    Dear Mr. Alfie, this is another loop hole to rob Public Money. I was requested by a Control Room Policeman to look at the Plants between AB Circle till Pandeswar on the Divider. I did call Forest Dept.and got the answer: Contact MCC Office. I called MCC Office and the result was like Dog trying to Catch the Tail by going round and round. I kindly request You to Contact A good Social Worker to find out the Total Amount of Money Paid to Tanker Owners through RTI(Right To Information). This will expose the corruption between Tanker Operator and MCC Office.
    First Joke: Every Year Forrest Dept. is planting Plants between Baithurli(Kudupu) through Neermarga to Volachil on the roadside. At least past SIX Years I have been watching the Drama of the Forrest Dept. When I called about watering the Plants to Authority in this matter, very next day a tanker will show up. If not it will not show up. Half of the plant are already died.
    Second Joke: They Plant the Saplings close to Rain Gutters by the Contractor. Just before Rain Season,PWD Authorities give a JCB Contractor to dig the Gutters and prepare for Rain water flow. This JCB Operator will Drive Up the Machine on top of the Saplings and destroy them. This will make way for Sapling Planting Contractor to replant the Saplings following year. This whole operation is between Forest Dept. and Contractor as “You Scratch My Back and I will Scratch Yours”.
    In the past six years not a single Plant is grown to six feet height. I request the Good Social worker to do an
    investigation in this Matter. I kindly Request IT Dept. to investigate the Officials and Contractors of their Yearly Income above the Table and Under the Table. Also I request ACB to investigate this Corruption in the name of Envirornment.

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    2019/03/20 at 8:45 am
  • From Nathasha on Open letter to the VC of Mysore University Vice-chancellor

    If every tom and dick is conferred with the doctorate what about those who study hard for a number of years putting a lot of time and effort and spending in crores to get the doctorate? Is it not an insult for the deserving qualified people?

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    2019/03/19 at 12:23 pm
  • From Oswald S. on Fr James Inaugurates 15th Shramadan of 5th Phase of RKM's Swacchata Abhiyan

    I was pretty surprised to see boys and girls cleaning the area near the Valencia park and leaving flower pots as beautification. But who will water these plants? No sooner they left the place looking neat and clean, people started to throw trash once again – what a pity and irresponsible behaviour. Instead of flower pots, they could have provided trash bins at various places so that people can dump their trash. Anyway, very good job and may God bless them all.

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    2019/03/19 at 6:20 am
  • From H.R.Prabhu on Open letter to the VC of Mysore University Vice-chancellor

    May I know her educational qualifications,?. A self claimed Matha or Goddess.it is shocking many highly qualified doctor,s , professional s are her devoties.

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    2019/03/19 at 12:20 am
  • From Prasad M K on Poojary always Remembers Kudroli and Siddaramaiah when Media Asks him about Me - Ivan

    Do not give much importance to the lok sabha elections. Even the deposit will go becuase of you. Please go behind RG and have some fun………..

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    2019/03/17 at 2:36 pm
  • From JF on Air India to turn financially attractive before divestment

    Stop giving free tickets to ex employee and their kin, give retirement to old staff who are generally unproductive in the industry, no free tickets to staff or politicians whatsoever. Discounted tickets may be a better option. Recover all dues from Modi for the foreign tours with interest. The airline will be debtfree in n o time..if these changea are made.

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    2019/03/17 at 2:33 pm
  • From drona on Siddaramaiah mocked for a poll invitation to Rahul

    Yes. RAHUL should contest from Karnataka. Iva yaarva?

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    2019/03/17 at 6:33 am
  • From drona on Poojary should Stop Praising Modi and Support Congress Candidate - Mohammed Kunhi

    Poojary admires Modi.
    400 for NDA.

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    2019/03/17 at 6:31 am
  • From Siva on Free stay for 4,000 Vaishno Devi pilgrims soon

    Don’t make anything free. Free facilities very quickly get neglected by the governments. People use it as if they own those and misuse it. At the minimum nominal charges should be collected. But most important is that very strictly monitored

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    2019/03/16 at 8:00 pm
  • From Joe D'Souza on Schoolchildren Injured as Car Collides with Autorickshaw at Santhekatte

    Thank God that Rickshaw was carrying only 7 children. Almost I guess most of the Rickshaws carry at least 12 children including one sitting next to driver. Some time back, after the accident at Ulaibettu, Traffic Police were making sudden rides near school gates to catch the Culprit Drivers. It was a show for a short time. Now no one cares. Public eyes will open only when major accident takes place with many deaths. My kind request with DCP Uma Prashanth and ACP Manjunath Shetty to start Random Traffic Rides near School Gates in the morning time to save the life of Innocent Children. Mrs Prashanth and Mr Shetty, God will Bless your Children when You care for other Little Children. Thanks to all Traffic Police, whom I Respect very much.

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    2019/03/16 at 8:41 am
  • From Sanjay Lobo on Studied in Same Classroom, Appearing in Same Exam are D'souza Triplets of St Aloysius PUC

    God bless trio. All the best.

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    2019/03/15 at 4:32 pm
  • From Rony on Nuns Gone Lawyers? 3 Nuns not Only Serving Christ but also Defending People in Court.

    Great to know Nuns taking this , certainly there will be help for the downtrodden to get justice

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    2019/03/14 at 9:41 pm
  • From Henry James on Studied in Same Classroom, Appearing in Same Exam are D'souza Triplets of St Aloysius PUC

    All the best to the triplets.

    In fact I was born when I was very small. How is that for a strange coincidence

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    2019/03/14 at 8:51 pm
  • From GK on Part of BMC-managed foot over bridge near CST collapses; 2 dead, 16 injured

    mumbai is delapidating. Some of the railway bridges on the Central and Western railway were built 40-60 years ago and they need to be replaced with new ones. Everyday accidents like these wait to happen.

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    2019/03/14 at 8:48 pm
  • From Cauvery Pooviah on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    Inefficiency is rewarded. Just read that the tenure of the Vice Chancellor of KSOU Mysore is extended up to May 31, 2019

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    2019/03/14 at 7:58 am
  • From Richard Thomas on Snatchers & Our City? Beware of Money, Gold & Mobile Phone Snatchers on the Rise in Kudla

    CCTV cameras and any technology can never control or contain any crime, anywhere in the world including the most advanced country, the USA.

    Here are a few safety tips:

    What is really required for the people from the time one gets out from their home is to always remember: ONLY YOU CAN SAVE YOURSELF!

    1, Do not wear gold jewelry – instead, wear dress jewelry – In India, people have the tendency to wear gold rings on any or all fingers and a couple of gold chains. and think it reflects how rich they are! Men are no exception too!

    2, Do not carry all your Credit or Debit Cards or all your cash with you- instead, some draw cash for a week’s expense and just carry at the most 5 x Rs.100.- notes in your wallet or your handbag for your daily commute or for daily petty expenses.

    3. Always walk facing the oncoming traffic and on the right side of the pavement and not on the kerb – and keep your bag slung across on your should with the handbag to your left side with traffic moving to the right.

    4. Do not travel in those packed buses that are not regulated by the Transport Dept. for maximum passenger capacity- it only encourages thieves and sexual perverts.

    5, Do not stay out after 7 pm to avoid drunkards, drug addicts, and criminals who hang out at these hours and later.

    6. Cell phones or Smart Phones are very pricey and sell like hotcakes! Technology can unlock or hack any password protection when stolen. Do not carry your cell phone in your hand to show off the brand or the model, as most people of today’s age do. It’s not safe in the eyes of thieves.

    7. If the law cannot control, contain, and stop the menace of crime – no one can!

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    2019/03/14 at 6:36 am
  • From Siva on Union Minister terms Rahul Gandhi 'hybrid', asks 'how does son of Muslim become a Brahmin'

    I think the way in which Mr Hegde conveys something makes people take it lightly. But What he is telling is heavy stuff and true. And I do not see why it is controversial. It is a known and sworn fact that Indira married Feroze, a non-brahmin. His son Rajiv, is a non-brahmin/non-Hindu by religion (culturally a Hindu, no doubt). Sonia is Christian. How can Rahul claim to be a Brahmin? How can he have any Gothra? None of this is made up. How can this be controversial? what is questionable in the fact cited here? Controversial is the claim by Rahul that he is Janeudhari (who does not know how to wear it). Even if he wants to claim that he is Hindu by faith, why claim to be a brahmin – Is he not furthering brahminical parochialism?
    Why the journalists are not saying anything about it but calling the truth as controversial?

    If anyone wants to criticize what I said, welcome but please do explain what I said is noot a fact and why?

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    2019/03/13 at 5:57 am
  • From Richard Thomas on Union Minister terms Rahul Gandhi 'hybrid', asks 'how does son of Muslim become a Brahmin'

    DNA is a technical test that cannot identify if one is Hindu, Christian, or Muslim.

    Indian Politicians, in general, have nothing better to do than badmouthing one’s identity and character. It would have been better if they could reflect what their religion has taught them. Indians are first Indian and not BJP or Congress.

    God is not Hindu, Christian, or Muslim – religion is a principle for practising mankind, and irrespective of which religion one follows, all religions only teach to love, care, and respect everything and everyone that God has created on this earth. We must all learn to live in love, peace, and harmony. Bad mouthing only results in hate.

    This media should never carry such messages as news, as there is enough hate in India already.

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    2019/03/13 at 1:06 am
    • From Siva on Union Minister terms Rahul Gandhi 'hybrid', asks 'how does son of Muslim become a Brahmin'

      The question was not about what religion Rahul is. But the question is about the claim that he is a Brahmin. He is Janeudhari. His Gothra is such and such. With that, he is referring to lineage and not faith, the Lineage he is claiming is a lie. If Rahul had said he is a Hindu, Christian or Muslim by faith, no one can and should question it and everyone has to respect it but here the question is faking his identity.

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      2019/03/13 at 3:41 pm
  • From Melroy C.F.Fernandes on 50 yr old Yakshagana Artiste Chandrahasa Hudugodu Collapses & Dies while Performing on Stage

    (1) WHO – Fact sheet No 258: Occupational and Community Noise , February 2001:

    Prolonged or excessive exposure to noise, whether in the community or at work, can cause permanent medical conditions, such as hypertension and ischaemic heart disease.
    (2) WHO – Burden of disease from environmental noise – 2011:
    Wolfgang Babisch
    Rokho Kim

    Epidemiological studies suggest a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases, including high blood pressure and myocardial infarction, in people chronically exposed to high levels of road or air traffic noise.
    At least 3 Yakshagana artistes have died within the last 4-5 years. This is the 2nd death of a Yakshagana artiste on stage during a performance within the last 4 -5 years.

    In my humble opinion, as a lay person, these deaths may have occurred due to a combination of: heavily clad costumes not allowing any ventilation through the clothing; heavy painting of the facial skin not allowing sweating of the skin; exposure to very high decibel levels of the loudspeakers for almost 6 -9 hrs continuously during each performance; exposure to regular (at least 4 to 5 per hour)bursting of very high decibel fire-cracker bombs also for almost 6 – 9 hrs continuously during each performance; atmospheric heat (particularly between mid -Feb upto the onset of the monsoons in June) & high humidity levels; additional heat from high intensity stage lighting; fatigue from the increased numbers of performances (as compared to earlier periods of normality) ; fatigue from physical exertion during the performance; possible existent illnesses; lack of sleep.

    Therefore, I feel these performances must be conducted only inside an AC’ed hall with controlled temp and decibel levels.

    In the “modern” loudspeaker(LS) era, Yakshaganas can be heard upto 2 kms away – both the LS’s and the firecracker bombs. These bombs are so loud they can startle anybody and give someone a heart attack even at a distance of 40 ft away.

    Further reading:

    Study of association between noise levels and stress in traffic policemen of Bengaluru city
    Kavana G. Venkatappa, M.S. Vinutha Shankar
    Department of Physiology, AJ Institute of Medical Science, Kuntikana, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
    *Department of Physiology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Sri Devaraj Urs University, Tamaka, Kolar, Karnataka, India.

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    2019/03/12 at 1:36 pm
  • From Anitha Amarnath on Nuns Gone Lawyers? 3 Nuns not Only Serving Christ but also Defending People in Court.

    Proud of you. Wishing you the best

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    2019/03/12 at 12:17 pm
  • From Nagaraj R C on ಬಿಜೆಪಿ ಕೊಲೆಗಡುಕರನ್ನು ಹುಟ್ಟುಹಾಕುವ ಪಕ್ಷ - ಸಿದ್ಧರಾಮಯ್ಯ

    Mosagararu, Kolegadukaru, janarannu brhamegolapadisuva mayagararu, hechchu kammi ella rajaKaranigalu. adare MODI avarannu bettu. Adhare Cagrase bagge 60 varshada sadane Helasu, Padagale Saladhu, Modalige Namma Deshada vibhajane Murubhaga, idarindali Kashmira samasye, bhangla deshda samasye. idu yarakaladinda Agiddu. I indina 60 vasrsha da ghana SHADANA.

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    2019/03/11 at 3:30 pm
  • From GK on Lok Sabha polls from April 11 to May 19, vote count on May 23

    No EC like TN Seshan. The currents one’s are nothing but — of the political masters. Sad though.

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    2019/03/10 at 6:50 pm
  • From JF on Development not Possible by Coalition Government - Rajnath Singh

    I’m sure they are better than a Jumla Goberment run by the BJP. And you shouldn’t even be talking about development when BJP themselves have none to talk about except for the blaming of previous Governments right from JN to MMS.

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    2019/03/10 at 12:42 pm
  • From drona on VOTE FOR CHANGE!

    Needless to say you will be disappointed again Fr Cedric. Relax. Sip some coffee. Take heart in the fact that the alternative is a 51 year old adolescent.

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    2019/03/10 at 4:04 am
  • From Joe D'Souza on Mluru Flunked in 'Swachh Survekshan '19' due to Citizens Ignorance towards 'Swachh Mluru'?

    Mr Alfie, Look at the Garbage thrown on Roadside near Kelarai-Neermarga Junction which is Mayors’ Ward. Best Solid Waste Management going on that Spot. Solid waste is Re-cycled by Cattle in dozens.

    1. Cows eat the Solid Waste thrown there along with Waste Food including a little bit of Plastic Too. (4 times I have removed Plastic from Poor Cows Mouth, struggling as Plastic stuck in between the teeth along with my worker’s help)

    2 Recycling Result: After the process Cow gives Milk to Children to drink. Gives Cow Dung as fertilizer to Vegetable Plants.

    Look at the garbage behind MCC Commercial Complex, Look at the garbage inside Mini Vidhana Soudha where many Attorneys have their offices including BJP Head Lawyer.

    Another matter You should Publish as open Garbage Trucks Overload the Garbage and do not Cover. They spill part of it on the middle of the road while 2 wheeler follows them. Secondly, these Riders INHALE the foul smell and digest inside their Lungs. IS IT HEALTHY MATTER? Few times I have informed MCC Officials but it is like “Dog Chasing The Tail” Traffic Police are afraid to take action as it is MCC Matter and Corporators get involved.

    My request: Media should Question Health Officials and Environmental Officials regarding this and publish the results.

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    2019/03/09 at 8:16 pm
  • From Ben on Victor Banerjee Slams Navjot Singh Sidhu

    It is sad to say that Mr.victor Banerjee did not comment on when Rajnath singh himself passed same comments in the parliament as Navjot singh passed his comments on terrorism.

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    2019/03/09 at 7:21 pm
  • From Haleema Tanveera on St Aloysius B. Ed College observes International Women’s Day

    Excellence is another name for St.Aloysius Institute of Education. Awesome programme…..

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    2019/03/09 at 12:17 pm
  • From Jeevan Kumar on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    As per a report from a local english evening newspaper in Mysore. The Governor did not attend the convocation on March 5. Looks like a crowd was collected in the hall. Not a single graduate was there to collect the graduation certificate. The dean made the announcement and walked out.

    “When KSOU Dean announced the list of students of Kannada, Hindi, English, Telugu and Urdu languages and asked them to get up, there was not a single student present which forced the Dean to walk away.”

    read report in the following link:

    After a gap of 4 years…: KSOU Convocation held

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    2019/03/08 at 1:54 pm
  • From Richard Thomas on 'Winds of Change Will bring Back Congress to Power-BJP will be Crushed'- MLC Ivan D'Souza

    Which party is chosen and elected is not the issue, the concern of every unbiased Indian citizen is to have sane and well-balanced personalities in each sector of governance and people’s acceptance and support.

    Right now, for the past 4 years, all Indians, as well as foreigners around the Globe, hear of Indian politicians and the two parties squabbling on a daily basis, justifying who did what and who did not during their governance. One has to live in peace and harmony in the present. Squabbling and blame-gaming only amplifies hate and division, which does good only to those want India as a nation to be a third-world country of the sub-continent!

    Most Indian citizens are fed up with all the bad mouthing and blame-game of all those appointed to run the country and of all the high scale Banking scams and Defence scams.

    Demonetization to end Terrorism, the introduction of GST to end multiple taxations and to introduce higher taxes on chocolates to cement and everything in-between to 28%, Introduction of another card called AADHAR mandatory for transfer bottled gas subsidy to a consumer’s bank account and thereafter to a call to GIVE UP SUBSIDY and thereafter to link AADHAR to avail everything except to vote!

    What every Indian need is good basic infrastructure and amenities, affordable living, affordable housing, good and affordable health care and Education to international standards, good and transparent regulations, availability of jobs, and sensible taxation – even in the USA, the GST is only 9 to 10% depending on the state including Chocolates and Cement and everything in-between.

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    2019/03/08 at 1:51 am
  • From Rena Diwakar on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    Thanks for this useful write up. You have saved the careers of 1000s of students who would have unknowingly walked into this mess. I will not even dream of joining KSOU and will definitely tell me friends and well-wishers not to join KSOU. What is the minister for higher education and the Secretary Department of Education, Government of Karnataka doing. Please intervene and take action against the errant officials.

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    2019/03/07 at 5:26 pm
  • From Raju on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    Why are the University authorities not responding? They should at least issue a clarification. It is a shame and reflects the total lack of accountability on the part of the KSOU officials.

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    2019/03/07 at 2:22 pm
  • From DEEPAK DCUNHA on THAT'S NOT SMART? Kadri Kambla Road- a Road with Footpaths & NO Footpaths?

    Also, Kadri Kamba road has many “narrow lanes”, where residents do not have decent road approach even in the 21st century. “Landlords” refuse to leave even small piece of land to construct a decent road. Sick, old people are literally carried on chairs, stretchers, etc. when they are unwell, as any 4 wheeler or auto rickshaw can not enter these lanes.

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    2019/03/06 at 11:46 pm
  • From Joe D'Souza on THAT'S NOT SMART? Kadri Kambla Road- a Road with Footpaths & NO Footpaths?

    Mr Alfie, there is a saying goes: Donkey Praises its own Tail.
    Area Corporator is busy on Traffic Circles to promote ……… . He knows that “If you feed the Cow, You get the Milk”. So He is feeding …….. to get the cream.

    This Corporator has created more problems then good to the public of the area.
    For Example, City Police East Traffic requested Me to install Barricades near Karnataka Bank to avoid accidents. At their request, at My Cost, I Installed 6 Poles to stop vehicles driving through Small Lane where little Children and Senior Citizen walk. Instead of appreciating, he questioned Me in front of the Public inside the MCC Building, Saying” Ninna Ammerena Jagena alpa Kamba Padere”. He went on abusing Me until I was ready to smack Him on His Face.

    Everywhere You drive, there is a chance of falling into the roadside gutter on Kambla Road. Look at the Car Wash Water flowing into the rain gutter in two places. There are Water wells close to this Gutter. Naturally, this Car Wash Water is sucked into Tankers through Pumps and Public are provided with this water. I have spoken to the Health Official and Environmental Official of the City. But it is like Spitting in the Air which falls on our face.

    There is also daylight robbery of Street Lights… . I told about it to Engineer Devraj, Commissioner Nasir including Mayor. It is like pouring water on Bulls’ Back. Just drive on Kambla Road and Pinto Lane and look at the Street Lights being misused with Tax payers money.

    You along with Mangalorean.com doing a great job for the Community pointing out problems and corruption. Please, I ask the Public to take serious action regarding this Street Light Robbery. Look on Arya Samaj Road too where a House Gate is lighted by Public Light.

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    2019/03/06 at 11:28 pm
  • From Siva on Woman Files complaint to SP against Husband for Physical and Mental Torture

    Too sad. No one should go through such harassment.

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    2019/03/06 at 11:12 am
  • From Anand on Foundation for Kulshekar - Karkala NH work To be Laid on Mar 5

    Only Election promiss. Naleen Kumar was sleeping for last 5 years.

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    2019/03/05 at 12:23 am
  • From JF on Foundation for Kulshekar - Karkala NH work To be Laid on Mar 5

    hope it Doesn’t take another 15-20 years to complete.

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    2019/03/04 at 4:12 pm
  • From Prakash on 19-year-old Youth Stabbed to Death by Cousin

    Very very sad. Condolences to the bereaved family

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    2019/03/03 at 4:20 pm
  • From Shantakumari on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    It is a shame that the university authorities are so indifferent. The irony is that these are teachers and with this attitude what is the image of KSOU. Will anyone enroll in these universities for any courses. I would tell all my contacts not to enroll in this university and that IGNOU would be the best option if anyone wants to pursue higher studies. Complete irresponsibility on the part of the authorities and this should be condemned

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    2019/03/03 at 11:38 am
  • From Mattie Keyes on 6 Expert House Cleaning Tips for Winter

    The Indian tradition of keeping your shoes outside is amazing, It will help to keep most of dirt outside and only few will remain to clean. Now, robotic vacuum cleaners have made cleaning much easier.

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    2019/03/03 at 10:31 am
  • From Siva on Ramanath Rai Hands Over Memorandum to Moily to Cancel Merger of Vijaya Bank

    Very nice to see Both Congress and BJP of the district are working together on this. I wish and pray that at all leevls, the opposition and ruling party work hand in hand at least on the issues of common interest. For example, women’s representation in parliament.

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    2019/03/02 at 9:03 pm
  • From RIYAZ AHMED on Despite losing Right Leg in Train Accident 18 yr-old Girl Writes II PUC Exam with Courage

    Maybe they need financial help
    Better try to help her

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    2019/03/02 at 10:17 am
  • From Joe D'Souza on SP Nisha James to form Special team to curb Illegal Activities including Sand Extraction

    Dear SP Nisha Madam,my kind request to you that Sand is coming from Adyar-Kannur area through Mangalore-Nanthoor- KPT Junction through Surathkal- through Udupi towards Koondapur. These Sand Lorries are travelling after 7 pm at the gap of 30 minutes each average. I have once contacted Dy.SP of Udupi regarding this and I hope He has taken action. Including this a Lorry driver threw empty Liquor Bottle to the road side in front of my Car. I stopped my vehicle and checked and name on bottles read Mysore Lancer. So that means He was drinking and driving too. Sad to notice that these trucks travel after Traffic Police leave the Nanthoor – KPT Junctions. There are few Kadri East Traffic Police are very strict but they cannot stop these Lorries in absence of ASI officers are present. This should be changed and given right to stop and check and take action. Or Drivers should be removed and sent to station for clarification and charged by inspectors. I am watching this misery everyday of my life, so also listening to the sad,difficult stories of Traffic Police East why they are handicapped to arrest. THE INVOLVEMENT OF CROOKED POLITICIANS are tying the hands of many honest and strict Policemen. Dear God please Help These Honest Police Officials and their Families. I Will Do.

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    2019/03/02 at 2:44 am
  • From Joe D'Souza on Vehicles Parked Illegally will be Towed - Sandeep Patil

    Thank You Sir, finally some action is taken instead of Rs.100 fine. I was very saddened to see Vehicles parked under the “No Parking” Boards which are installed by Me at My cost for the kind request of Traffic Police. I am kindly requesting the new Commissioner of Police Mr. Sanjive Patil and DCP Mr. Manjunath and DCP Mrs.Uma to get tough with Multiple Stories Building owners to clear their Vehicle storage areas which are used for commercial purposes. Just look at near Sony Building near Tandoor Bar on Jail Road. Building Parking is rented for commercial purpose and vehicles along with Bar customers block the road after 7 pm. Plus large Luxury Bus belongs to SRS Travels Parks blocking road. Under Law no Bus are allowed on this road and this bus is there everyday without fear even after Traffic Police Warning. Take a look at City Hospital area and take strict action. At the request of Kadri Traffic Inspector Mr.Suresh, I have Installed 4 (four) ‘No Parking’ Boards. Today there is only one board left standing and 3 are missing. MCC Contractor hands are in this operation along with Politician. I request all non vehicle People who walk on road to call Commissioner of Police on Call in day and request the need. Traffic Police do their best if Public Supports them like I do. They have only 2 Eyes-2 Hands-2 Legs like Public and they need Help of extra Eyes,Hands and Legs. So Please Help.

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    2019/03/02 at 2:09 am
  • From Lohith on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    Request to dear honourable governor of govt of karnataka. Kind look on this issue.and please resolve this issue . The students of ksou needs justice. Lakhs of students were completed course in the academic year 2015-2018. But what it is derecognision. Its not a deemed to be university. Its govt university. If the govt is not leading at the proper administration then it is voilation public interest. If the students of ksou doesn’t seek the justice then govt or ugc should permanently cancell the ugc recognition. On that year lakhs of ksou students who knows to the politically motivating upcoming years….
    Thanking you
    Kind regards

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    2019/03/01 at 8:21 pm
  • From Ravi G N on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    Request to the Honorable Governor of Karnataka and the Education Secretary Govt. of Karnataka, kindly look in this matter and help the thousands of students whose career is in trouble because of the indifference of the officials.

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    2019/03/01 at 12:05 pm
  • From Henry James on Pakistan to free captured Indian pilot  Abhinandan Varthaman

    How long before our Kumaranna announces one 30×40 BDA site for this soldier?

    Any bets?

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    2019/02/28 at 10:07 pm
  • From Henry James on Karnataka Congress, BJP in Twitter 'war' over pre-emptive strike

    Every politician has to be insincere from time time time in order to survive in politics. But this Yeddy is not only insincere, he is also an outright and incompetent fool. Time and again he proves that he is just not fit to lead a state party. He is an embarrassment to every citizen of our state. For that matter I consider Siddaramaiah and appa-maga or even DKS for that matter to be much cleverer in our political system. At least they do know when to keep their mouths shut.

    Up until the recent botched horse-trading, Yeddy’s stupidity was confined to the state and national-level politics but with this air-strike comment he has truly elevated himself to the international level. Buffoonery, nothing else.

    Perhaps the next time Modi retaliates terror-group aggressions in the Kashmir region, perhaps he should select one F-16 in Kamikaze mode, with Yeddy tied to the front, targeted to one of those terrorist base camps, effectively nailing two birds in one connie.

    The sad part is once Yeddy leaves the scene that will make room for another clown with his Rayanna Brigade. As I said earlier, BJP in Karnataka will be in shambolic disarray until these old f*rts disappear from public life.

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    2019/02/28 at 10:00 pm
  • From Krishna on Adanis Should Have Taken Over Pumpwell Flyover Instead of Mangaluru Intl Airport?

    Do you know how many years it would take to complete footpath on Sturrock Road?

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    2019/02/28 at 7:53 pm
  • From Krishna on Adanis Should Have Taken Over Pumpwell Flyover Instead of Mangaluru Intl Airport?

    Navayuga Company was blessed by Sonia Gandhi because of YSR Reddy the former CM of AP. Navayuga is under loss after Sonia Gandhi lost 2014 election. Best thing now is Adanis should take over Navayuga itself to complete the flyovers.

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    2019/02/28 at 7:49 pm
  • From donald d silva on Most Bollywood marriages end up on the rocks! Why?

    Hi Lancy,
    Thank you very much for your appreciation.
    Pls give me your cell number.
    Mine is 8692994897

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    2019/02/28 at 4:45 pm
  • From JGF on Minister Gadkari's Secretary Issues Deadline to Navyug for Completion of Pumpwell Flyover

    The flyover is a good 1 metre shorter than the normal required 5.5 metre. Is anything going to be done about this? Or we expect some more mishaps of high vehicles?

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    2019/02/28 at 2:45 pm
  • From Richard Thomas on Before Criticising me let MLA Kamath Speak about his Contribution to Mangaluru

    With all due respect, Mr. J.R. Lobo has been a very attentive
    and responsible person in authority during his tenure in MCC.
    Most, if not all, will vouch for what improvements he has brought
    about to infrastructure and amenities in the city and districts of

    My personal opinion is that, Mr. J,R, Lobo has the right to ignore
    all that is said against him, just as those who do nothing and
    speak evil of others, have the right to criticize. People of all walks
    of life in the city of Mangalore should unite and be united and make
    Mangalore a clean city not only in environment but in mindset too.

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    2019/02/28 at 12:59 am
  • From Richard Tomas on Only Promises NO Action by Officials! Trucks Spilling Fish Waste Water on Rd Still Continues

    This problem of any and every type of vehicle from a non-refrigerated truck to a moped
    transporting/selling fish should be brought to the attention of the local Fisheries Dept,
    (not that they are not aware of it) so that they can come up with some tough regulations
    in storing Fish on the docks, transporting Fish for local or export, and retailing Fish door to
    door. These regulations must then be legalized into a law, and the law must be first
    implemented at the docks (the source), where fish is brought in. The Fisheries Dept.
    should then be held responsible for ice water dripping from fish loaded trucks, tempos,
    and two wheelers. The high income generated from the wholesale and retail of fish should
    compel such traders to adhere to proper and hygienic handling and storage of fresh fish and
    in ensuring clean environment and the foul smelling fish water, that is truly a nuisance in
    Udupi and in Mangalore.

    Why bring in the Police? The mentality and mind set of the locals must first change to
    bring about a change.

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    2019/02/28 at 12:47 am
  • From Siva on 38 Species of Birds Sighted in St. Aloysius College Campus during Campus Bird Count

    Beautiful Birds. I wish I had paid more attention during my days there! Or did they just arrive for achche din?

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    2019/02/27 at 9:01 pm
  • From Indu on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    I just applied for transcripts for MSc course I completed in year 2004, after following up for 2 months got to know how to and where to apply and application was received at KSOU on Aug 24 2018 and till date no update. Tried contacting them by all means but of no use. Their so called concerned person has blocked my number.

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    2019/02/27 at 5:37 pm
  • From John Joseph on Karnataka State Open University Mysore – Confusion, chaos, and absolute indifference

    What is the duty of the PRO?. Sometimes students are told to visit the university. Imagine students from far off place and women have to make this journey only to be told by the staff that the certificates were sent and returned and that they need to produce the ID card of the student and other flimsy reasons. None of the higher officials are available. There needs to be accountability or otherwise is best the government shuts down KSOU and the students migrated to IGNOU.

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    2019/02/27 at 11:59 am
  • From drona on Washing feet of Safai Karmacharies by Modi is just Publicity Gimmick – Eshwar Khandre

    So Mr Khandre, what did you want him to wash? Pappu ka sar?

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    2019/02/26 at 6:07 am
  • From Lancy Madtha on Most Bollywood marriages end up on the rocks! Why?

    Superb article from Donald.

    Good luck and wishing you further success.
    Lancy Madtha
    IFL Group – Dubai,
    United Arab Emirates.

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    2019/02/25 at 11:25 pm
  • From Lancy Madtha on It's Women Power in Udupi! MP, DC, SP, DM, ZP-CEO & Addl DC are ALL Women

    Absolutely brilliant article by Alfie for m.com. What you have elaborated makes total sense. May the Women presence be felt everywhere they take the position and fulfill their respective obligations.

    Wishing Alfie and m.com every success in journalism.

    Lancy Madtha
    Integrated Freight & Logistics Group-UAE.

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    2019/02/25 at 11:06 pm
  • From Richard Thomas on Catholic Sabha Udupi Holds Christian Entrepreneurs Meet 'PRERANA' 

    With due respect to, The Catholic Sabha members and the Bishop in their speeches emphasize that local men should not go abroad for lucrative jobs, and instead be in business locally and look after their parents, but certainly they know how much it costs to rent or own a small shop in Udupi or Mangalore and that the Mother of Sorrows Church owned Udupi Super Bazaar shops that generate a very good monthly, are rented out cheaply to 95% non-Christians. Moreover, what about the large donations given to the Church by these Gulf-based Catholics of Udupi and Mangalore! Nothing is mentioned by the Bishop on this subject.

    Perhaps, the Builder and Promoter, Mr. Jerry Dias, would be able to inform that to rent a shop in Udupi costs nothing less than Rs.10,000.- to Rs.20,000.- per month and to own a shop costs nothing less than 35Lakhs to 50 Lakhs minimum in Udupi or Mangalore. If a local Catholic who has this kind of money, then he need not open a business or work in the Gulf to look after his own family or his parents. He could instead live on a good interest income of 8% per annum generated by keeping his money in Fixed Deposits.

    Banks charge between 8.5 – 9.5% interest on loans and this is simply a trap that one will never be able to get out off with any business. Ask any businessman in Udupi or Mangalore and they can tell the Bishop how many hours and how much effort one has to put to run a business in Udupi or Mangalore. and just how much they earn end of the day and just how they profit after deducting all the utility bills, and staff salaries, and unbelievable taxes

    The Churches earn 100% profit without any cash investment from the weekly Tithes, yearly KAIDO, and large donations coming from gulf based Catholics.

    People do not have enough spending money in Udupi and Mangalore taking into consideration their monthly income, and the salaries in Udupi and Mangalore for 95% of jobs in shops and supermarkets do not pay much. Only 10% working in Banks, Udupi Municipality or other Government offices and the Insurance companies earn well.

    Udupi, in general, has a very poor economy and market because of the small population and lack of industries and job opportunities. The Bejapuris labourers are instead doing very well, earning a daily wage of Rs.450 to Rs.700.- per day cash upfront, with little overheads and expenses and no taxes paid!

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    2019/02/25 at 4:50 am
  • From siva on Marriage of the Decade: Top Leaders Attend DYCP Mithun Rai's Wedding in City

    Wish the couple all th very best in their life.
    I don’t see any opposition leaders in the photos. Not sure if they were not called ‘properly’ or they chose to ignore. If either of these was true, it is sad. Of course whom to be invited for the wedding is prerogative of the marrying couple. But we mangaloreans always used to raise above politics in any personal functions, any emergency situations or any thing related to religion or cultural things. Sad that such practices are done away with.

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    2019/02/25 at 12:45 am
  • From siva on RKM Holds 12th Shramadan of 5th Phase of Swacchata Abhiyan

    It is appaling that the construction contractors are still following the prctice of not clearing the debris. Instad of cleaning what cntractors left, influential and experienced among the RKM volunteers can find out who the contractor was. Name them, Shame them and ask them to clear the debris. If they still don’t clear their mess, the MCC should clean it and collect the clearance charges from them. If they fail to give fine, those contractos should be banned from any contract with MCC. This should be a strict policy. Without such harsh measures, Mangaluru will not remain clean no matter how much RKM does
    One more thing: If public throw the garbage, they also should be cught and puniched well. Having said that I feel ashamed because Managlore is always considered as intellectual and inteeligent people. But looking at the mess we create, I seriously doubt it.

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    2019/02/25 at 12:35 am
  • From Alfred on Modi launches PM-KISAN scheme in Gorakhpur

    My only point is – why not these actions were initiated in the last 5 years – and why now – just before the polls? This is a natural reaction to anything the ruling part does (any party IN RULING). The Govt which doesnot care for its people for the full term, what can they do at the fag end. same goes for any party. we are normal citizens of INDIA and have never even voted for any party. We lived out of India for over 40 years. So our thoughts are not corrupt.

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    2019/02/24 at 4:23 pm
  • From Umesh Rao on Not Smart! Constructing Pumpwell Flyover with Height of 4.5 mts, when Legally it should be 5.5 mts

    The entire structure needs to be demolished at the cost of the NHAI and the job carried out afresh by a professionally qualified firm.

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    2019/02/23 at 10:55 am
  • From siva on ಸಿಸಿಬಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಚರಣೆ: ಕುಖ್ಯಾತ ಅಂತರ್ ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಸರಕಳ್ಳರ ಸೆರೆ

    Get bail, steal/Rob chain, get bail, steal/rob chain.. how this chain will be broken?

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    2019/02/22 at 3:18 am
  • From Alfie Dsouza (Author) on Loading Garbage Trucks on City Roads is Unhygienic, Stinky & Creates an Eyesore!

    This is in response to the comment posted by Francis Lobo who states that the author had missed to highlight that the laborers are not wearing any protective gear, like gloves, shoes etc. To clarify on this statement – Antony waste Handling cell does provide shoes, gloves etc, but it is the laborers who are reluctant to wear them- since they complain that wearing shoes get their feet warm and sweaty, gloves are hassles to remove now and then etc etc
    So whose fault is it? Laborers need to adhere to the safety rules but they are totally violating it.

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    2019/02/21 at 1:29 pm
  • From Bharath on SP Laxman Nimbargi Transferred, Nisha James New SP of Udupi

    Politics doesnt want a integrity person

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    2019/02/21 at 1:16 pm
  • From Matilda Yorke on SP Laxman Nimbargi Transferred, Nisha James New SP of Udupi

    So why was SP Laxman Nimbargi transferred with immediate effect? He worked with integrity, says the report

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    2019/02/21 at 12:31 pm
  • From francis lobo on Loading Garbage Trucks on City Roads is Unhygienic, Stinky & Creates an Eyesore!

    The author sees only the unhygienic way of loading of garbage bins. But misses seeing that the laborers who are working there are not wearing any safety equipment. They do not have shoes, Gloves. proper headgear, face masks or inhalers and they stay in the accommodation provided by the waste handlers which does not have hygienic facilities. Apart from this the people also do not know how to dumps garbage. Some people just throw the garbage on the roadside without proper packing or dump into bins.The laborers have to physically lift this material which may be 3- 4 days old and put inside the trucks.

    Let us first make sensitive the people who are working there and people who are throwing the garbage to do it properly with tools and tackles and also proper packing. The spillage on the road is an issue which can be cleaned. But then if the person gets infected or gets a disease it takes a longer time to cure and also expensive

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    2019/02/20 at 4:36 pm
  • From Roshan on Public Pelt Stones after KSRTC Bus Hits Car at Bendurwell

    Well deserved. Must be a ghattadha driver.. would have shown their typical attitude.

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    2019/02/20 at 2:04 pm
  • From J F on Public Pelt Stones after KSRTC Bus Hits Car at Bendurwell

    Those pelting stones should be booked for vandalism of Government property and made to pay for the repair of the bus.

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    2019/02/20 at 1:57 pm
  • From Richard Thomas on Loading Garbage Trucks on City Roads is Unhygienic, Stinky & Creates an Eyesore!

    Most of the Public Services and Utilities in India are not regulated and the public are not informed or educated on civic subjects, nor are the favoured Contractors specific educated or experienced or equipped.

    Garbage and Sewerage disposal is a serious civic concern of any country. Modern technology and modern living has quadrupled the garbage- wet or dry – due to prepared and packaged food and food packaging disposables. However, disposal management still lacks technology and infrastructure in India. Just purchasing a few garbage trucks and employing a few labourers does not call for a complete safe and hygienic garbage collection and disposal system.

    The State Government of Karnataka must look after it’s own state and it’s population and it’s infrastructure and amenities to a very high standard instead of bickering of who will govern and control and loot the public and the state, and which political party is better than the other.

    Examples and Education are of primary importance. Whilst the Indian government is spending millions of billions of Rupees taken from Indians in all forms of taxes to purchase the latest and costly hi-tech arms and armaments, that is not put to use in any form – peace or war, so should the people in authority in Karnataka State = source that technology and that equipment from those countries to manage better Garbage Collection and Disposal.

    The Municipality is quick levying a charge for Garbage disposal and collection but are not providing thickness approved plastic bags for garbage disposal to every household, and most household simply empty their wt garbage in a small plastic bin, that in turn is emptied in a big bin in a building and that in turn in dumped in a small open truck by the Garbage Contractor employees. This leads to stray cats, dogs, and rodents to these garbage bins and the foul smell and the disease it can spread.


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    2019/02/20 at 12:54 am
  • From Joseph Dsa & Fly. Shirva, Udupi. on Well-known Advocate Shirthady William Pinto Passes Away

    Dear Pinto Family.
    Sorry to hear the sad demise of a great lawyer and giving advise to the needy. I know him since late 1960s.
    Our heartfelt condolences to the entire family members. May the almighty God give strength to bear the loss. May his soul Rest in peace.

    From: Joseph Dsa & Fly. Shirva.

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    2019/02/18 at 9:12 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on 'ALOYSEUM'- a Renovated Unique & Pride Museum of St Aloysius Institutions

    What a magnificent place of collection of antiques and artifacts that have been carefully collected and displayed for the benefit of the public. Excellent location that will attract hundreds of visitors every day in addition to the visit to the nearby College Chapel, another place of unique paintings that have a proud display of history.

    All the students of St. Aloysius will be thrilled with two master pieces of Art and History that will enable the students to bring more visitors to their Campus and make the place more prominent than ever before. We shall certainly be there without fail on our next visit, and see how we can add some more items of antiquity as a small token of our contribution.

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    2019/02/18 at 8:01 am
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on 'God As An Artist & Creator' Renovated St Aloysius Chapel Paintings & Museum Inaugurated

    The Jesuits know the art of “Perfection”, and it begins from the spectrum of Education, Music, Sports and most importantly the selfless nature in performing what is good and beneficial for everybody. Mangalore therefore has been enriched with so many talents that has benefited the Society as a whole to a great extent.

    The College Chapel with some of the finest paintings from Bro Moscheni have remained safe and fresh for so long, because the place has been well maintained and preserved with utmost care. We took a tour of the Camp this year, and we were highly impressed with all the new developments that relate to not only Education but also various other short term and long term plans.

    The newly created Museum is certainly an added attraction. We were impressed with the wide variety of collections and antiques, and now from the recent photographs we even witness lot more happenings than what we had witnessed just a few months ago. The place needs further help and support, and we hope to spend much more of our vacation time at the College Museum next time. Thank you, Fr. Dion Vaz, Fr Leo and even Kavita, and many others, for all your new initiatives that will bring greater glory and fame for Mangalore.

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    2019/02/17 at 5:17 pm
  • From J F on 'Rapist' Kerala priest gets 60 years in jail

    Good the f***er will languish there.

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    2019/02/16 at 10:53 pm
  • From Rakesh on Here's How Risk-Averse Investors Can Purchase Term Insurance

    Nice and very well explained about term insurance, I am looking to have a term insurance plan, and this looks to be very useful fo me

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    2019/02/15 at 1:03 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Re-dedication of St Aloysius Chapel & Inauguration of Renovated Áloyseum' Museum on 16 Feb

    St. Aloysius College, in addition to the fine Educational expansion programs, is also proud to display their newly established Museum in a close vicinity of the famous College Chapel.

    Both these sites will become ever increasingly important for tourists while visiting Mangalore as tourists.

    The Museum is vast and specious. It treasures various antiques and collections that have great deal of history attached, and worth publicity so that more and more visitors can come to Mangalore and find their place of interest as St. Aloysius.

    We have lot more to offer to this valuable Museum, and hope to spend more time at St. Aloysius during our next visit to Mangalore.

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    2019/02/15 at 9:36 am
  • From J F on OLA Taxi Driver Assaulted at MIA, 3 Arrested

    Just arresting would be useless. Their car permits should be cancelled and their license and badge withdrawn. That would be the most fitting action from the authorities. Rowdyism should be dealt with a heavy hand.

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    2019/02/13 at 11:45 pm
  • From Carrienok on Carrie Underwood a 'total homebody'

    Carrie Underwood is my favourite US singer. She is young, beautiful and charming female in her 30s. Her voice takes me away from all troubles of this world so I start enjoy my life and listen songs created by her. Now she is on a Cry Pretty 360 Tour started in May of 2019. The concerts scheduled for this year, up to the 31st of October. Ticket prices are moderate and available for all men and women with different income. If you are a country music lover as me, then you must visit at least one Carrie’s concert. All tour dates are available at the carrieunderwoodtour. Visit the website and make yourself familiar with all powerful Carrie Underwood concerts in 2019!

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    2019/02/13 at 4:47 pm
  • From Dr Anil Thomas on Why the anti-BJP Votes will not Automatically go to the Congress party

    The injustice to the Christian community other than kerala is quite evident from many years!! Even where there is a chance to nominate a Christian the Congress party hv always gone back.
    Even the Minorities Directorate and KMDC has no Christian employees!!
    In politics the fear of losing votes is the only way to get our share of things !!

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    2019/02/13 at 8:18 am
  • From Prof. Dr. G. N. Menon on Kamala Harris confronts critics on her black heritage

    Senator Kamala Harris has an impressive record as a prosecutor, a district attorney and Attorney General in California. Her heritage should not be doubted. Her mother hailed from Tamil Nadu in South India and her father was Jamaican. To question these undeniable facts amounts to mischief mongering with intent to denigrate.

    More importantly, Senator Harris is an intelligent, personable, articulate, vibrant and electable candidate. Her first town hall performance in Iowa, chaired by Jake Tapper of CNN was very well received by the audience and by those who watched her on TV. She has many challenges ahead, one of which should NOT be the fact that she classifies herself as black in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, multi-religious country of over 300 million “immigrants” – the U.S.A.

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    2019/02/12 at 4:13 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Carmelite history of 400 years in India is of Holiness, Love of God and neighbour - Rev Dr Saverio Cannistra

    400 years of Carmelite dedication in India was filled with prayers, sacrifices, charities as well as virtues that have brought new awakenings as to how and what Missionaries can offer to India, a nation of religious history that has created Busshism, Jainism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity as well as Judaism.

    Carmelites have shown to this Nation how we can respect each faith and live side by side with dignity and respect for each other.

    The arrival of St. Thomas in India as an “uncrowned Ambassador” from Jesus Christ, followed by the arrival of St. Francis Xavier after 1500 years paved the way for variety of Missionary priests and nuns to the Indian sub-continent brought a new awareness in India as to how these foreign groups of Missionaries can create charitable Organizations by establishing schools, colleges, Universities, Hospitals, Orphanages and many other Institutes without indulging into any religious conversions. Carmelites showed to the Indian authorities during the Colonial era and even after the era of Independence that we all can live with peace and harmony and have our own freedom of choice towards our own individual faith.

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    2019/02/10 at 8:15 am
  • From Jayasanckar R on Being the Right People

    Absolutely….the change can happen with us being the change agent

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    2019/02/09 at 4:18 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on And There Shall Be Water! Bishop Peter Sadanha's Words turns into Miracle in Bajpe

    Presence of Timelgood Leaders in these times is as important as many other miracles. Bishop Peter Paul has proven to be a good Leader who follows the steps of Emiratus Bishop Aloysius. Under their joint leadership Mangalore will witness many more great things in the years to come.

    Let us pray for their good health and happiness so that Mangalore will witness many more great things in future days. Timely rain and sufficient rain in India each year is as precious a gift alike many other gifts that India deserves in addition to peace and harmony.

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    2019/02/09 at 5:37 am
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Did You Know 'Smart City' has a New Shopping Arcade' on NH-17? Not Smart At All!

    New Shopping Arcades, new Cinemas, new Restaurants, new Parking Lots are all important features that need be included in the “Smart City” concept for Mangalore, but there are many more “essentials” that have to be introduced for Mangalore in order to enable the City to enjoy all the “Smart City” priorities. We need the City to be zoned properly where the Hospitals, Schools, Colleges, Libraries, Performing Art Centers, and also the Parks and Recreations to be given equal prominence. Roadside vendors also need prominence and importance, but these roadside displays of all handicrafts and ‘cottage industry’ products need be expose only few week ends so that people can walk across the display stands on family outings.

    The City needs equal importance on cleanliness, frequent garbage collections and constant monitoring on general hygiene so that people are fully aware of the City laws. City has to focus on High Technology sectors that could bring more know-how with new Educational awareness and new plans to cope with future challenges. The City has to encourage inviting foreign dignitaries, including all the local expertise to be encouraged to visit the city periodically with series of lectures and public audiences with new ideas to appear and all possibilities for future establishment.

    The “Smart City” concept is a group effort of all private and public involvements with independent groups to monitor periodically the progress achieved thru various new old and new developments. The “Smart City” is a “big picture” concept that should be viewed with a patriotic attitude because it will transform the ever-growing Town into a modern city with prospects to change and benefit all facets of Social life, Economic life, Educational life where Society will continue to grow and prosper in line with other “Smart Cities” of India.

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    2019/02/08 at 4:03 am
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Get Ready for the Mega Natl Level 'Aloysian Fest 2019' happening at St Aloysius College

    Great joy to learn so many landmarks of Sports, Culture, Economy and much more are going to take place at St. Aloysius College this year under the able leadership of Rev. Fr. Dion Vas as well as Rev. Fr. Pravin Martis. All these events are worth following and worth supporting. Please keep us informed on all of these delightful events so that many of the old students can also plan to visit Mangalore during the appropriate time and participate in the happy occasion.

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    2019/02/05 at 11:44 pm
  • From Lancy Madtha & family on Pope Francis departs Abu Dhabi

    Excellent coverage from m.com.

    Wishing every success.
    Lancy Madtha & family from Dubai?

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    2019/02/05 at 11:35 pm
  • From Henry James on Welcome to George Fernandes International Airport-Mangaluru?

    What is even more appropriate is to re-name the Matsyagandha Express in his honour, as there does not appear to be any direct connection between George Fernandes and Mangalore airport.

    But then again I am torn -Matsyagandha is the most appropriate name for that train.

    May be, like someone else suggested, Mangalore junction could be named after him as a compromise.

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    2019/02/05 at 5:42 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on We are bound by our humanity: Shaikh Mohammad on Pope's visit

    This is indeed a historic event for the Christians and the Moslems of the world. The spirit of “Internationalism” that has always been practiced by the Citizens of U.A.E. has now come into reality. The visit of His Holiness, Pope Francis to U.A.E. has paved the way for a new era of justice and equality amongst all the religions of the world, particularly the Christians as well as the Moslems.

    The leaders of U.A.E. have brought a new awareness to the people of the region that we are all children of one God, and we all can live in peace and harmony for today, tomorrow and always in our life.

    There is so much to be enjoyed in life, and therefore may this Holy visit of Pope Francis bring a new climate of peace and reconciliation to the world at large, and bring greater happiness to mankind.

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    2019/02/04 at 2:56 am
  • From Joel on We are bound by our humanity: Shaikh Mohammad on Pope's visit

    Humanity and brotherhood supersedes religion here. Good for a peaceful co-existence and spreading of love and care. Good move by the Sheikhs of UAE and Papa Francisco.

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    2019/02/03 at 10:21 am
  • From Siva on RIP George Fernandes! If Bejai New Rd was His Birth Place, Bejai Cemetery is His Eternal Resting Place!

    Here is a tid-bit. George Fernandes was also connected to Cascia High School. George was nephew of founder of this school. Don’t know if George Fernandes had any role in its administration, though.

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    2019/02/03 at 4:23 am
  • From Drona on St Aloysius College Pays Homage to Sri George Fernandes

    I agree with Siva.
    George needs to be honoured.
    Mangalore Railway station may be named after him for his contribution of Konkan Railway.

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    2019/02/02 at 2:21 am
  • From Siva on Sex, Lies & Cyanide! Judge awards Serial Killer 'Cyanide Mohan' with Life Term till Death...

    I wonder why this is not a rarest of rare cases. Even a wild animal which has no sense of right or wrong kills 20 people, we would kill it. But this intelligent creature knowing what is right and wrong had chosen to kill after enjoying them has to be one of the worst things to be born on this earth and deserves only capital punishment. Anything else would be dangerous and taxing for the society.

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    2019/02/02 at 1:32 am
  • From Jonas Dsouza on Illegal Advt Posters Defacing the Swacchata of Mangaluru- It's Time MCC Takes Action

    If politicians and elected public representatives violate the laws and put their banners, without any shame, how the public will respect Laws? Those who make the rules only break the rules. Job Yatha Raja Tatha Praja.

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    2019/02/01 at 11:11 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on ‘Know your Rights’ Workshop at St Aloysius College

    The Constitution is a single most important document for any country to possess, preserve and honor in order to cherish our individual as well as group rights. The Constitution will enable all of us to respect the spirit and meaning of the document that forefathers had painfully prepared for the benefit of all the citizens. In a country such as India where we have so many cultures, religions, languages, and even colors, a Constitution is indeed a sacred document that will protect all our legitimate rights and interests so that each one of us safeguard our individual and group rights.

    India is also surrounded by other nations such as China, Pakistan and Bangla Desh who also are obliged to understand our existing rights and privileges and safeguard our neighborly obligations for a smooth and harmonious relations with each other.

    W are glad to note that St. Aloysius College is taking all the pains and efforts in familiarizing all the young students our legitimate rights as Citizens of India, and how we need to treat each other in good times and tough times. Jai Hind.

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    2019/01/31 at 8:45 am
  • From Janet on Aadhya P V - Successful Mangalorean of C A Exams 2018

    Congratultions. Good luck for yr future.

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    2019/01/30 at 1:12 pm
  • From Siva on Clashes between Two Student Groups in Bhandarkars College Kundapur turn Violent, Two Injured

    It looks like they all have political connections. Police should not care and should take appropriate action without any delay and that should provide a signal that irrespective of the political hue they belong to they will be punished.

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    2019/01/30 at 5:35 am
  • From Siva on St Aloysius College Pays Homage to Sri George Fernandes

    Mangaluru should be proud of its son who contributed to the nation in multiple ways. Being born in Managluru but becoming a popular and strong trade union leader in Bombay of yesteryears –where outsiders, particularly the south Indians were not liked, — is a great achievement. And from there, going to Muzzapur, Bihar and creating a strong supporter base, getting rejected from a far off place which was neither a birthplace nor a place where he developed trade union leadership is not something ordinary mortals can achieve, it requires special capabilities, very special ones! To contest an election sitting in jail with the highest margin in the country, the record of which was not broken speaks of the man that George Fernandes. As a defence minister, he went to Siachen a record 18 times to be with the Soldiers and show them we are with them. He was a true son of Baharthmata. His association with the BJP leaders is very difficult to comprehend. In fact, if my memory serves me right and reasoning is right, he may be one of the reasons for the existence of BJP. After Janasangh was dissolved while forming the Janata party, its erstwhile leaders continued association with RSS. If I remember right, George Fernandes was one of those who objected the Janata leaders continuing to maintain their association with RSS which he called ‘Dual Membership’. The leaders who did not want to disassociate with RSS, formed their own party, BJP. The fact that George Fernandes not only continued the friendship with those leaders, but stitched the alliance of his party (Samata party) with BJP to form the NDA and ultimately becoming its convener, yet retaining all his socialist ideas and ideology. If that is not political ingenuity of highest order, what is!
    And even though he was away from his birthplace he played a very significant role in moving forward the Konkan Railway project which languished for more than a century after conception. I doubt this project would ever have seen light if not for him. Of course, in my opinion, the coastal region is not using this Railway line to its potential and nor did we give respect to Geoge Fernandes to the extent that we should have given. That is what I want to point out. I think it is time that we Mangalureans give him proper recognition – a landmark, a beautiful and useful memorial, airport name, prominent street name, or any other suitable idea. For this, all people should come together irrespective of party, religion, language or any other affiliation as here is a son of Mangalore who became an institution by himself. We are, we should be proud and show that we are proud of him. oh, by the way, this is not for him as that great soul is Resting In Peace. This is for us and our future generations of Mangaluru.

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    2019/01/29 at 11:04 pm
  • From Melroy C.F.Fernandes on The Power of Right to Information

    Congratulations to Shariq for his vigilance as a citizen. To someone who has not dealt with the govt. ,it may seem as if Shariq has progressed so far with ease but only he knows how many difficulties he has had to face. Thanks to Rajendra Kumar for publicizing Shariq efforts. I think the author wished to convey that RTI , other laws and rules are “tools”(not “weapons”) in the hands of the citizen.

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    2019/01/29 at 10:24 am
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Indian Social Forum Riyadh celebrates 70th Republic Day

    It is a joy to learn that the India Social Forum celebrated the India Republic Day in Riyadh in the presence of various dignitaries. Saudi Arabia has always cherished the close friendship with India because both countries have strived together for peace and prosperity. Tens of thousands of Indians have given their best of loyal work to Saudi Arabia and have never interfered with the local politics.

    Today, India is also proving to be a valued customer of Saudi Arabia because India has a great deal of hydrocarbons to buy from Saudi Arabia. May the close relations between India and Saudi Arabia continue to prevail all the time so that both the nations may continue to live with mutual friendship and solidarity and the people of India and Saudi Arabia continue to live with peace and happiness.

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    2019/01/29 at 8:19 am
  • From JERARDIN DSOUZA , MAA Mangalore Alzheimers Association on Bevy of Citizens Gather to Support 'The Travel Hub in Mluru ' Concept by Er Aloysius Albuquerque

    It’s a Great Coming Together of Passionate Professional Lovers of MANGALURU. Er. Loy Albuquerque Must Be Commended For This Proactive Initiative. TRAVEL HUB is indeed a Very Helpful Convenient Proposition. Now that the Basic Discussion is Over, We Must Make The District Administration Take Over.

    Appreciate The Proactive Journalist Dear Alfie & mangalorean.com for Being with us & Conveying To The WORLD.

    Come Let’s Do it. JAI HO

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    2019/01/29 at 4:58 am
  • From Henry James on Congress-JDS Government Will Fall Due to Internal Rivalry - Kota Srinivas Poojary

    Your dear leader Yeddy can not even arrange for a piss up in a brewery, let alone toppling the coalition.

    Until he retires from the state politics, Karnataka BJP will always remain the bridesmaid, never the bride.

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    2019/01/28 at 7:44 pm
  • From Prof. Dr. G. N. Menon on Trump doubts lawmakers will reach border wall deal

    There is a fundamental flaw in Donald Trump’s idea that only a “very strong form of physical barrier” will stop criminals, drugs, gangs and human trafficking. All the information hitherto available to the intelligence agencies and those responsible for homeland security in the U.S.A. clearly shows that the main ports of entry are NOT at the southern border. However, the 45th POTUS has an obsessive, compulsive desire to build a wall in spite of all the facts to the contrary.And, he will use every possible way to do so. It is clear he does not want to be confused by the facts to build his “great, big, beautiful” wall.

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    2019/01/28 at 11:56 am
  • From P. Shanmugha sundaran on Christian Leaders Come Together To Appeal For Lok Sabha Seats For Christian Community In Karnataka

    I strongly support this initiative. It’s high time we have a representation. I feel Ms. Margaret alva should also be considered. She is also a seasoned politician. I appeal the congress party to consider the above.

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    2019/01/27 at 9:24 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Countdown Begins for much awaited 'Pinnacle 2019' in Kuwait

    Best Wishes are extended to the Organizers of Pinnacle 2019 that will be held shortly in Kuwait. It takes a lot of hands and lot of efforts to make any performance possible on the stage, especially in the Persian Gulf region because each one is actively involved with their respective professions in their daily pursuit of life.

    It is noteworthy that the ultimate goal of a performance such as this is intended for an Orphanage in India. Every Kuwaiti Dinar earned from an effort such as this is therefore well spent for a good cause, and all the people striving for a good cause will be abundantly blessed. Keep up the good work.

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    2019/01/27 at 9:20 pm
  • From Elias on Over 89,000 people in TN benefited from Modicare: PM

    Why this scheme made not applicable to law makers and how many of them availed the benefits.

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    2019/01/27 at 5:52 pm
  • From Nayan on Dr Ravikanthe Gowda Promoted DIGP of PFS, Laxmi Prasad New SP of DK

    So Proud, though I Don;t know him well. Really, Really Proud. Hats off.

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    2019/01/24 at 10:31 pm
  • From Joulan on Not Smart! Digging for Laying Water Pipeline Just after New Concrete Rd was Constructed

    Giving full time jobs to contractors & keeping them busy..
    Welcome to the Road Industry..

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    2019/01/24 at 7:36 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on FMMC holds Dr Venkat Rao Memorial PG Quiz 2019

    Late Dr. Venkat Rao was one of the original pioneers of Fr Muller’s Charitable Institution. He was a successor to Dr. Lorsab and Dr Mathews and changed the entire outlook of Fr. Muller’s with new technologies and new ideas. He was wholeheartedly supported by late Fr. Reginald Pinto and late Fr. Marian Fernandes. Dr. Venkat Rao brought a new name and fame for Fr. Mullers Hospital by attracting thousands of new patients who came to Fr. Mullers because of Dr. Venkat Rao.

    We as a family had close association with Dr. Venkat Rao who was virtually our neighbor. He came to Fr. Mullers when he was a bachelor, and when he got married he brought additional fame to our neighborhood. Dr. Venkat Rao was a kind-hearted person, and he rendered free medical services to hundreds of patients that visited Fr Mullers Hospital as well as his home when they could not afford medical services.

    We distinctly remember that when Mother Theresa first visited Fr. Mullers Leprosy Asylum several decades ago, Dr. Venkat Rao was there to first meet Saint Mother Theresa and greet her.

    We are so pleased that in the name of late Dr. Venkat Rao many worthy ideas being generated. This is an excellent idea, and late Dr. Venkat Rao deserves all the worldly recognitions.

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    2019/01/24 at 8:58 am
  • From Nazir Usman on Trekker dies of heart failure in Ladakh

    Really a sad tragedy. But very limited information is available except that he died of cardiac arrest. Did he have any previous ailments. Did he meet with an accident. More information would help other trekkers who are attempting the chadar trek. Any one having more details about this incident please do share.

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    2019/01/23 at 6:49 pm
  • From Fr Teji Thomas MI, Snehasadan on Five Achievers and 2 NGO's Conferred with 2019 Sandesha Awards

    “More Heart into those Hands” said St Camillus our Founder and Patron of the Sick.
    Dear Mr. Alfie D’souza & Mangalorean.com team. We the Camillians and the Staff who served with us till date feel greatly recognised and appreciated by Fr Nelson and Sandesha Team.
    The Govt project supported our mission for 5yrs. In the rest of the years God the Father extended His hands through many in Mangalore and all throughout the World.
    If we are able to make it a Big LOVE HOME it’s through the Support and Blessings of Mangalore Catholic Diocese, Mr Eugine Rent, the Donor of the land, Bethany Sisters who opened the doors of their institution for our Children to study and persons like Dr Ravi Vaswani, former Registrar of Yenepoya University, Dr Vishal Amin, Prof Yenepoya University, Dr Caroline D’souza, Psychiatry medicine, Dr Daisy, ART, Wenlock Hospital, well wishers and Benefactors.
    We keep you close in our hearts and pray for you. The words of Jesus from the crucifix said to St Camillus ecco in our hearts, “It’s not your work but Mine”.
    Fr Teji Thomas MI,
    Snehasadan, unit of Sneha Charitable Trust.

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    2019/01/23 at 3:50 pm
  • From Theresa on 'Maryemana Evi' The house of Virgin Mary- Our visit to Mary's abode

    I enjoyed reading this. I hope to visit Mary’s house one day!

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    2019/01/23 at 3:50 am
  • From Prof. Dr. G. N. Menon on What a Shame? US Government Shutdown Reaching 31 Days Creates a History

    This shut down of the federal government is the longest in U.S. history. President Donald Trump owns this shut down. In his own words at a meeting in the Oval Office with Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, the President said that he is proud to own this shut down. Instead of building a wall that was supposed to be paid for by the Mexican government, a non-starter from day 1, 800,000 Americans are unpaid for 32 days for a wall that’s not going to be built and that the majority of Americans do not want. The President’s intransigence is having grave consequences for the unpaid Americans and their families, and will have a deleterious effect on the U.S. economy.

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    2019/01/22 at 9:36 pm
  • From Prof. Dr. G. N. Menon on Turkey to launch international probe into Khashoggi killing

    The murder of the Washington Post columnist and Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey was a heinous crime that merits a thorough international, independent, transparent investigation. The Saudi government’s lies, changing stories and crude attempts to cover up this murder should not be unpunished. Justice must be done and perceived to be done. The current investigation in Saudi Arabia is a sham to cover up the name of the principal perpetrator of the crime, i.e. the person at the highest level of the Saudi government who ordered the killing.

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    2019/01/22 at 9:20 pm
  • From Alice kennedy on 'Maryemana Evi' The house of Virgin Mary- Our visit to Mary's abode

    Thank you for the beautiful tour and sharing your wonderful experience.

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    2019/01/22 at 6:56 pm
  • From Tracie on 'Maryemana Evi' The house of Virgin Mary- Our visit to Mary's abode

    Loved this?? I believe through Mary Peace will come, she is such a Good Mother????

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    2019/01/22 at 6:15 pm
  • From Philip Serrao on ಸಾರ್ವಜನಿಕ ಸ್ಥಳದಲ್ಲಿ ಅನಧಿಕೃತ ಕಟೌಟ್ ಅಳವಡಿಕೆ ದೂರು ದಾಖಲು

    Just a drama, no action will be taken. If MCC had the guts they shud have removed the cutouts etc with police protection just as they do to roadside vendors.

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    2019/01/22 at 7:12 am
  • From Prof. Dr. G. N. Menon on Sabarimala tantri gets 15 days more to explain purification rituals

    Tantri Kantaravru Rajeeveru’s purification ritual after two women visited the Sabarimala shrine, in defiance of the Supreme Court’s directive that allowed all women entry into the shrine, reflects insubordination and disrespect for the rule of law. Frankly, the restrictions on the entry of women are absurd, particularly so at the end of the second decade of the 21st century. It is high time these outdated rituals are discarded. The Almighty does not discriminate. Why should his self appointed representatives on earth be allowed to do so?

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    2019/01/21 at 11:55 am
  • From Prof. Dr. G. N. Menon on Our only goal to oust Modi government: Stalin at Brigade rally

    I am disappointed by the assertion of some opposition leaders that their sole objective is to oust the Modi government Instead,the opposition should unite and agree on a common alternative set of policies to take the country forward, restore secular democracy, decrease the alarming gap between the rich and the poor, reduce unemployment and assist the middle class, the working class, the oppressed and the poor to better their lives. and live in communal harmony.

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    2019/01/21 at 11:16 am
  • From Prof. Dr. G. N. Menon on Our only goal to oust Modi government: Stalin at Brigade rally

    I am not a Narendra Modi fan and I do not support his communal, divisive, intolerant and majoritarian policies. I do not like his remorselessly aggressive attacks on the opposition and his suffocating self aggrandizement. Moreover, I am disturbed by his government’s interference with institutions that should be autonomous like the CBI and the RBI. However, I am disappointed by the assertion of some opposition leaders that their sole objective is to oust the Modi government. Instead,the opposition should unite and agree on a common alternative set of policies to take the country forward, restore secular democracy, reduce unemployment and assist the middle class, the working class, the oppressed and the poor to better their lives.

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    2019/01/21 at 11:09 am
  • From MAHAMMADUVAISOK on ನಾಗೂರು ಮಸೀದಿ ಆವರಣದೊಳಗೆ ಹಂದಿ ಮಾಂಸ ಎಸೆತ: ಐವರ ಬಂಧನ

    ಇವರಿಗೂ ಹಿಂದೂ ಧರ್ಮಕ್ಕೂ ಯಾವುದೇ ಬಂಧವಿಲ್ಲ
    # ಸರ್ವೇ ಜನಾ ಸುಖಿನೋ ಭವಂತು#

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    2019/01/21 at 1:44 am
  • From Badmiyagi senior on Meet the Brave Pilot Atish Shinge Who Landed Engine Failed Aircraft Safely - An Exclusive

    Amazing feats of heroism and sheer expertise/stellar confidence are unshakeable and will remain as such. ‘Herculean’ is sometimes a mild word for such an accomplishment where so many lives were in obvious peril. Praise the Lord for guiding the expert pilot’s hands and filling him with the presence of mind, tranquility and sheer confidence he had to draw from. Believe in yourself are the operative words here. Ecstatic! Cheers!???

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    2019/01/20 at 7:32 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Cleanliness & good health are inter-related - Dr Shivashankar Murthy

    Cleanliness is next to Godliness is a clear saying that is fully applicable to a country such as India where the population is thriving all over our Cities, towns and villages. The daily garbage that is thrown all over the place without any concern is unbelievable. How much can a Municipality or a Punchayath render to the people while the budgets are limited and the relevant taxes collected are negligible. While people are conscious of the need for cleaner environments and cleaner sanitary procedures, the Government resources are indeed limited while the overall daily needs are enormous.

    Compared to many Cities of India, the City of Mangalore deserves the timely praise because we are striving the utmost to keep our City clean and organized. Our trash is collected regularly and the place is kept clean and neat. We even noticed that the domestic garbage is even collected regularly with enough warning, and the neighborhood is awakened by the crew in uniform coming to collect domestic garbage.

    Cleanliness throughout the city is improving every day, and our City fathers are more vigilant than many other cities of India. We are great believers that the “Smart City” concept does not merely relate to high technology and various costly and time consuming devices, but the daily cleanliness and upkeep of every corner of the city is of paramount importance. India has abundance of rich people who need to come forward voluntarily and help the City to maintain orderliness and clean environment. Let all our teachers and students in every Educational Institute come forward and teach the rest of the world the importance of clean environment. Let the pubic learn the substance of the benefit of cleaner city that will bring healthy atmosphere of reminder to each and everyone that cleanliness helps to bring healthier outlook to the entire city as a whole. This is the best time Mangalore should wake up and become a role model to the rest of India.

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    2019/01/20 at 6:28 pm
  • From Siva on Mega Pandal with 1 lakh Chairs Set for Dr Rajendra Kumar's 'Rajata Sambrama' at Nehru Maidan

    Reminds me of Mayavati’s self-aggrondizement on her birthdays when she was the chief minister. 25 years service is definitely great. But do you need a function at this scale? Unless the person has an ambition to enter politics, you won’t have this scale of celebrations. But this gentleman denies any political ambition. So the money could have spent more meanigfully.

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    2019/01/20 at 7:50 am
  • From Irshad on Indian Social Forum-Saudi Arabia to the Rescue of Economic Crisis faced by NRI-Kannadigas

    Well this was actually the work of government to be honest. Why is our Karnataka govt still mum over such a serious issue. Kerala Govt has way back done it’s best to save Expatriates interest. Where as Karnataka govt needs to understand the importance of NRIs. Well initiation from Indian Social Forum. As well as that Media is the main tool to make this issue get some credibility.

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    2019/01/19 at 5:50 pm
  • From Max and Jessie Rasquinha on Best place for expats: 73% of foreigners in UAE earn more than in their home country

    Expats throughout the Persian Gulf region have always played an important role in so many daily functions of their respective professions. Whether they are Doctors or Engineers, or whether they are Accountants or Secretaries, all of them or most of them come to the Gulf region with a distinct purpose and give their very best of dedication to the profession they belong to. A large portion of the expatriates leave their families behind to take care of their daily needs which also include their children education. Living in foreign countries throughout the contractual term is tough.

    Many expat professions also include many domestic jobs such as cooks, butlers, as well as many skills such as Nurses, Carpenters, Waiters and even gardeners and drivers who render a loyal service for the entire duration of their contract.

    Everything in this world of profession is a “give and take” service that serves a mutually beneficial service. It’s a service that is mutual and filled with loyalty and dignity. India is no doubt one of the best country that has proven to be one of the best nation that has been known as the trustworthy country for development of reliable human capital that will always continue to provide the best of human labor to one and all that deserve such service. May God bless them all.

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    2019/01/18 at 8:00 pm
  • From Drona on 2019 LOK SABHA ELECTIONS: Will it be Modi’s way or the Highway?

    At this point in time, there is no viable alternative for Modi ji in the country.

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    2019/01/17 at 1:46 am
  • From Narendra karkera on Got Condoms/Nirodh! 'Kadri Skating Rink' has become 'Kadri Mating Rink'?

    What is the Administration doing? What a shame!!

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    2019/01/16 at 9:51 am
  • From Richard Thomas on From Roadside to Beach-side, 'Kadri Park Walkomaniacs' take a stroll on Tannirbhavi Stretch

    Walking! This ancient and time tested form of activity, is what keeps our body functioning well,with all the 7 vital parts such as the brain, the eyes,lungs, heart,stomach, the kidneys, and our limbs in good shape, along with a good look at God’s creation, the amazing sunrise and the life that it springs into all that dwells in the sky, on the earth,below the earth, and in the sea, or the awesome sunset!

    Those who do not find a early morning walk convenient, should for an evening walk on the beach or in the park.

    Always carry drinking water in a half litre shoulder strap pvc/aluminium bottle that are commercially available, and stay hydrated, as Mangalore or South India is hot and humid.

    Walking at a good steady pace for an approx. up and down distance of 5 to a max of 7km is the most ideal workout one would require to keep the body healthy and strong. It’s free from timings, free from special footwear, free from special clothing, and most of all it’s FREE OF COST!

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    2019/01/16 at 12:04 am
  • From Dr Lenon DSouza on Dr Salma Suhana selected for Prestigious 2019 International Scholarship Award by American Academy of Neurology

    That’s wonderful to hear. Congratulations Salma 🙂

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    2019/01/09 at 10:32 pm
  • From siva on Missing Newlywed woman from Manipal found in Goa with Boyfriend Tanmoy Nath

    Strange. Why did she wait till the wedding was over? I am sure everyone has the same question

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    2019/01/09 at 9:44 am
  • From Siva on ರಾಮಕೃಷ್ಣ ಮಿಷನ್ ಸ್ವಚ್ಛ ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಅಭಿಯಾನದ 5ನೇ ವರ್ಷದ 5ನೇ ಶ್ರಮದಾನ

    I see that week after week, so much work is done. yet so much remains which means 2 things. 1. A lot of people are still irresponsible. It pains that educate cultured people of Mangaluru have still not embrace cleanliness. 2. Mangaluru corporation is not doing its duty incerely.
    Good that commisioner is now involved and is talking about cooperation.
    Here are a few humble suggestions (Nothing new and some of these may be already in place and may be I don’t know)
    1. Every week, there should be one team exclusively doing survey along with Mangaluru corporation officials (only those who are enthusiastic) and identify all areas of Mangaluru that needs to be cleaned. If corporators also can take part without party banners and work with citizens, this survey becomes easy.
    2. Have a dedicated website for this and let people give suggestions; post photos. IT companies in and around Mangaluru can take up this task of creating and maintaing a dedicated website as part of their CSR.
    3. A committee of officials, volunteers, Swamis of RK Ashram can decide which one to be taken by Sunday Swatchata Drive, what should Corporation do (For example, installing and cleaning trash bins in the public places). Mangaluru MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and Mangaluru MLAs could contribute and plan to meaningfully contribute to this by developing and implementing plans using their development funds.
    Mangalore has so many highly intelligent individuals; so many engineering and other colleges with some professors teaching public health; and many more intellectuals. They should come forward (may be on a active basis or by means of suggestions on the website).
    4. Finally a suggestion for Mangalorean or anyone else publishes these photos. You are doing a great job. It would be really good if you can please publish ‘before’ and ‘after’ side by side or next to each other and also it would be great to print the location information next to the picture.

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    2019/01/07 at 12:06 am
  • From Siva on Prakash Rai to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

    kooooch bhi!

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    2019/01/02 at 10:34 am
  • From Melroy C.F.Fernandes on 2019 LOK SABHA ELECTIONS: Will it be Modi’s way or the Highway?

    Voters cannot be said to have learned any lessons and therefore wisened if they keep alternately choosing between the black pot(miscellaneous brands), the black pan(miscellaneous brands) and the fire (there being no other choice;NOTA not being a person).

    Voters have to take the initiative to educate themselves so that they can choose wisely, instead of just gambling (like purchasing a “lottery” and hoping to win) their lives away by choosing between politicians and their parties which use different names but are essentially same/similar in character and which use “policies” which are carrying India toward disaster for the last 71 years.

    For solutions to the problems we are facing, I recommend reading “Breaking free of Nehru – Let’s unleash India” by Sanjeev Sabhlok https://bfn.sabhlokcity.com/ (it is generous of him to have made it available for free download so that even those who cannot afford can read it).

    For sometime, there was a progressive political party called “Loksatta” led by Dr. J.P.Narayan but around 2014 they have jumped off the political band wagon as they cannot compete with the “big-bucks political parties” and because in Dr. JP’s own words, “ Indians are still not ready for change”.

    Essentially almost all Indians are/have been turned into “freeloaders , cripples dependent on the govt. to think for them and religious zombies” living off State funds & corrupt to the core and they wish for the status quo to continue .

    If India does not reform (shunning socialism, communism and immediately delinking religion, tradition, culture from governance of the State) then India is soon going to go the way of :


    “Cuba and the cameraman” – 1hr documentary made over the course of 45 years between 1970’s to 2K by Jon Alpert.

    North Korea

    My Holidays in North Korea (North Korea Documentary) – Real Stories
    Published on Jun 16, 2018

    Nazi Germany!

    rise and fall of adolf hitler by Joachim C.Fest(2h37m)

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    2018/12/28 at 9:34 pm
  • From Melroy C.F.Fernandes on Japanese citizen Kane Suzuki flags off RKM's 3rd Shramadan of Swacchata Abhiyan

    It’s nice to see the RK missionaries, led by a missionary Swami clad in his missionary robes, conducting, with missionary zeal, the weekly/ monthly/annual/phased swacchata abhiyan as part of civil society contribution to the Swacch Bharat Mission(which in its earlier avatar, pre-2014, was named “total sanitation campaign” and “nirmal bharat abhiyan”). As is quite apparent, the previous names were totally uncatchy, unmissionary and unmarketable names not drawing people from around the world, film stars, sports-stars, captains and missionary-stars to crowd into the photo-frame.

    I particularly like the Warli art and other art works on the walls of the city as a result of the “Shram-dan” by the missionaries from the RK ashram or is it math(they sure are good at it).

    I cringe to see the able- Japanese citizen Kane sweeping the dusty and dirty roads of Mangal-uru; he now has first-hand experience of what one feels when one jumps from the (Ja)pan into the fire(quite literally, considering that the streets of Japan are what “cleanliness” and “hygiene” define).

    Not being “intelligent” I request some “smart” people to clear my doubts :
    (1) Doesn’t Shram-dhan mean “voluntary contribution of labour for a public cause”? Doesn’t “dhan” mean to donate and not take from one hand and give back only a little using the other?

    (2) If above is so , then why is MRPL-ONGC(a company owned by the people of India) paying RK Mission to conduct these heavily photo-op’d and publicised swacchata abhiyans. Under its CSR scheme, MRPL has paid RK Mission: Rs.10 lakh 40 thousand to build bath cum toilet blocks in FY 2013-14; Rs. 14 lakh “financial assistance” for Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan in FY 2015-16; Rs. 20 lakh(with a commitment of upto 50 lakh) for the SB mission jamboree in FY 2016-17;


    Well for FY 18-19 we have no publicly available data. So MRPL has paid RK Mission Rs.44.4/- lacs between 2013-14 to 2017 years. (pls note that the RK missionaries are not the only beneficiaries of the MRPL CSR funds. Never mind that MRPL feels no CSR toward the people they have forcefully displaced from their homes and lands and have no “funds” to pay these people their rightful share).

    (3) Was RK Mission conducting these heavily photo-op’d and publicised swacchata abhiyans prior to 2014? What caused the sudden love for the nation? The Nation wants to know!

    (4) I cannot help wondering how after so many phased “swacchata abhiyans” the brooms – held by the posing missionary-stars, the captains, the “Japanese in Manga-luru” and the elected reps. in the photo-sessions – look brand-new? How do you do it? Is the weekly work(2 – 4 hrs) so hardly (un)rough that you need to buy new equipment every week? Or, are these props kept separate for use during the photo-ops only.

    (5) Where is all the dirt and debris dumped after collection? Is it the NIMBY policy that is followed? Is the garbage segregated and disposed as per the waste disposal policy of the govt.? (RK Mission had conducted one such “abhiyan” in my Panchayat area and I heard that the collected garbage, after all the public “show” was over, was simply dumped from one conspicuous place to another “ out of sight is out of mind” place!)

    (6) Isn’t whatever the RK Mission is doing, actually the job of the MCC? So why are all the Corporators, MLA’s, MP’s and MLC’s who pose for the photo-ops not actually doing their job! Why is the govt. not held accountable for the civic works?

    (7) We are all charged a Swacch Bharat Cess by the govt. in our bills., where does all that money collected from 1.3 billion people go? (is it used to build statues and headquarters).

    (8) My Panchayat does not even collect any garbage. I collect the plastics , pay for the transportation and hand it over to the Panchayat and they happily burn it alongwith the other waste in their backyard posing grave health risks to the neighbourhood and the person burning the plastics. Practically everyone else throws their waste(including plastics) into the nearest rain water drainage channel, where it collects until the monsoon season and the rains faithfully wash it into the sea. So much for Swacch Bharat and pollution control!

    To wind up, MRPL should spend our public money wisely by donating, to the district administration , a large approved-for- the -purpose incinerator to burn the plastics with minimum air-pollution. All plastics should be collected from all over the district by each of the concerned authorities and sent to this centralised location.

    The concerned civic authorities should get their act together and do their job for which they collect taxes from the citizen.

    Public money should not be spent in promoting certain organisations, associations and religions who are bent on spoiling the govt.(for their own personal benefit) instead of holding the govt. accountable.

    MRPL could have spent those 44.4 lacs better by giving “dhan” to the poor municipal sweepers and garbage collectors for the education and betterment of their children and in providing these workers personal protection clothing and gear to safeguard their health while working rather than pouring it down the drain in making some rich people and some rich organisations richer!

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    2018/12/24 at 1:52 pm
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