Several organisations to boycott LS Polls to protest against sand crisis
Udupi: Traditional Sand Boat Association, Maralu Horata Samiti along with Goods and Tempo Owner’s Association, Udupi have threatened to boycott upcoming Lok Sabha elections for alleged failure of the Union government, state government and Udupi district administration to solve the sand crisis in the district.
Udupi district Jayakarnataka unit to boycott Lok Sabha elections
Udupi: "District Jayakarnataka unit will boycott forthcoming Lok Sabha election as a protest against both the state and central government's failure in solving sand crisis in the district," said Jayakarnataka Udupi district committee President Sathish Poojary Saligrama.
KTM organises spectacular Stunt Show in Manipal
Udupi: KTM, the European Racing Legend, conducted breath-taking KTM Stunt show in Manipal. The Stunt-show was organized in order to showcase the mind-blowing stunt rides and tricks from the professional stunt riders.
Action will be taken against people for not paying vehicle tax: R M Varnekar
Udupi: "Severe action will be taken under the Motor Vehicles Act, against people who do not pay taxes for their vehicles. The district had set up a target of collecting of Rs 140.20 crore revenue by tax during 2018/19 period. Rs 121 crore has been collected up to February, and the remaining amount should be collected before the end of this financial year," said R M Varnekar, District Deputy Transport Commissioner and District Senior Regional Transport Officer.
MIT faculty’s book on journey into Himalayas released
Manipal: “Uncharted: My journey into the Himalayas” authored by Ganesh Nayak, the 152nd publication of Manipal Universal Press was released by Dr Vinod V Thomas, Registrar-Evaluation, Manipal Academy of Higher Education on Saturday at Manipal Institute of Technology here.
Archana to represent India at 2019 Special Olympics
Manipal: Archana Jai Vittal has been selected to represent the country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from March 14 to 21, 2019. Archana is a resident of Asare, a home for the mentally challenged, which is a joint project of Archana Trust and Manipal Acadamey for Higher Education (MAHE).