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Oct 27 1999

Fish prices dip due to truckers' strike

Round-the-clock cooling operations averted blast

Meet to discuss coffee industry in 21st century

Plea to expedite broad guage conversion work for development of dist

Coronation Day celebrated

Oct 26 1999

Udupi resident prisoner for 16 years in Beirut

Seminar on e-commerce held

Renewable energy policy and legislation in offing

Application invited for loans

Bank launches public issue

Coffee meet begins on Oct 29

GBM of investors of sick financial company held

Janapada Rangoostava from Thursday

Two-day art, literature convention in Udupi on Oct 30, 31

CMC asks for Rs 50 lakh grant for festival

Oct 25 1999

PU Board suggestions unscientific- forum

Oct 23 1999

Food costs soar, hotels, SSIs hit

Vacational camp inaugurated

Sewage system outdated, ineffectively utilised- expert

Oct 22 1999

2-day sterilisation camp to begin on Oct. 26

Oct 21 1999

Bank declares 18% dividend

Booking opens for Hyndai Accent

Thalassaemia cases on rise in DK

Award for Haridas Bhat

Madhwa jayanthi celebrated in Udupi

Oct 20 1999

Grameen Bank registers 38% growth in deposits

All efforts to collect taxes will be made, says Dhananjaya Kumar

Philanthrope ayurvedic clinic completes one year

Sponsor unemployed youth, Rudseti head urges managers

Oct 18 1999

Govt will not resort to populist measures'

4,500 phones 'dead' as lightning strikes Manipal exchange

Office for Mangalore writers guild soon

V-C expresses need to increase employability

Beacon of education, growing in size, with technology

Oct 17 1999

Thunder strikes- house damaged, 1 injured

`Saraswat Bhoundi' flagged off in Mangalore

Oct 16 1999

Ayurveda gaining popularity in Japan

Oct 15 1999

Lack of ventilation, family of six suffocate

Surgical workshop, three-day ENT conference ends in Mangalore

Polio drops given in 661 centres

Oct 14 1999

Net users run into problems with service provider

Gulf Medical College calls for new admissions

Udupi bus fares scaled down

Ayurveda advocated for many ailments

Oct 13 1999

Third convention of Buntara Sangha held in Mangalore

Teenager held for robbery

KDP meet- fisheries dept unhappy with subsidy

MCF records losses; old plants to blame, say officials

Oct 10 1999

Diamond necklace for deity, celebrations begin today

Treat humanely, homeopaths told

No parking problem- shop online

Oct 08 1999

All nations must respect CTBT- Ramanna

Bus fare hiked in Udupi

PM's Rozgar Yojana interviews from October 11-15

Good performance by Magnum Sector Funds

Gujral in key post in Corporation Bank

Bank nets profits of Rs 139 crore

Two die in accident

NMPT observes Safety Week

Oct 07 1999

Bus, truck operators pass on burden to public Freight charges to go up 20%, bus fares by 35%

Health camp for beedi workers

Polio vaccination programme

Bitech tie-up with Mysore University

Oct 06 1999

Training for bankers on solar energy systems

Counting process will be telecast today

ENT conference will focus on latest surgical techniques

Oct 05 1999

College teachers plan hunger stir on Friday

Spic-Macay cultural fest from Nov 15 to 28

Students advised to take interest in extra-curricular activities

Oct 04 1999

Ford unveils Ikon in Mangalore

Cattle thefts- rally against police inaction today

Mangalore professor is youngest president of Orthodontics Society

Toilet complex inaugurated amid protests

Oct 03 1999

Award for educationist

New loan scheme for traders launched

One killed, 2 hurt as truck collides with jeep

Swat the fly before it strikes you down

Oct 02 1999

Coaching institute director awarded

2 injured as vehicle turns turtle

Corporation to make amends, will name road after Karanth

Students boycott classes against new PU circular

Rail travel service agent appointed

Huge quantity of spirit has been seized

Liquor seized

`Challenges to banks'

Oct 01 1999

He predicted Tendulkar's injury

Azhar may be suffering from opthalmic disorders- expert

Hyundai showroom is one year old

7 hurt in collision

`Consult eye specialist at early stage'

Move to release special funds to take up road repairs mooted

Sep 30 1999

NABARD releases Rs 401 cr for farm schemes

MPC donates Rs 1 lakh for Malpe fire relief fund

SBI celebrates Hindi week

Kudremukh not cause for environmental imbalace in western ghats, says KIOCL CMD

Rains abate without harm to paddy crop

Reservation is not begging, it is a right- concludes seminar

ABVP calls for bandh on Oct 1

Sep 29 1999

Coordination between team members for success of projects stressed

Rs 10,87,647 contributed towards Kargil fund

Meet stresses on plurality of Indian Culture

Two-day folk arts convention begins on Oct 2

Phone-in programme with KEB superintending engineer

Sep 28 1999

First Women's Co-operative Bank in district opens

Imitation destroys creativity, points out MAHE V-C

`Five cases of rat fever reported in DK

Power project clearance sought

Year-long celebration of Official Language opened

Contributions to Kargil Fund continue to flow in

Sep 27 1999

Company launches Mini Diesel 410D in Mangalore

RTO office shifted

Workshop on traditional Yakshagana held

Dashalaksh Parva concludes

Sep 26 1999

KCCI chief has several awards in his kitty

Tests do not confirm rat fever virus in river

Sep 25 1999

MRPL's despatches first bach of finished products to HPCL Refineries capacity tripled to 9 mmtpa

`Students should be exposed to Indian culture'

Sep 24 1999

Hospital offers single window service

Sri Venkatrama temple in Mangalore goes online

Pavanje river may be source of rat fever, says team

Forum to redress investors' woes

Survey done to open milk societies in rural areas

Sep 23 1999

Channel airs Nag's film

Gopuram collapses, no casualties

Blood lead levels not alarming in Mangalore

Sep 22 1999

School of Geopolitics being set up by MAHE

Measures for protection from rat fever

Forum to redress investors' grievances

Symposium- `concept of samanvaya in history of Karnataka'

Residents mourn bad road conditions, even as officials excuse themselves Bus operators to go off roads from Saturday

Flowers on the net

Sep 21 1999

Talent search for Dasara festivities

Kannada conference in Chennai in December

Sep 20 1999

Azharuddin's injury resulted from neglect of body-friendly exercises- expert

Dasara can be watched on the Net

Calls made to service number are free

Taj out to woo students, middle-class clients

'Integration camps bring out latent talents in students'

3 killed in car-van smash

Sep 19 1999

Rangabhoomi in Oct, Nov

8 villages adopted for dev, more likely to follow

Traditional glass blowing; Resurrecting a dying art

Gang's attempt to loot jewellery shop proves futile

Web site exclusively for shoppers

Sep 18 1999

Sorcerer kills man after promising him treasure

Role of `public relations' in next millenium defined

Global workshop on sinus surgery begins

Man's daredevilry enthrals crowds

Citizens are fighting a sleeping Corporation

New office-bearers elected

Sep 17 1999

New diagnostic technique is accurate and fast

Miscreants loot mill owner's house, decamp with cash, gold worth Rs 56,000

`Narmada yatra' reaches Mangalore

Sep 16 1999

5 leptospirosis cases detected in Surathkal

Repair roads or buses won't ply, association warns officials

Citizens' forum urges Railways to take notice of its poor service

`IT sector must focus on nation's growth'

Four men and a woman hijack hired vehicle

Stress on yoga, values for human development

Meet on latest in sinus surgery begins tomorrow

Sep 15 1999

Voter turnout good in Mangalore, Udupi

Car catches fire, no casualty

Malaria deaths on the decline in DK district

After dengue, it's now rat fever in Suratkal, Mulky

Sep 13 1999

Dead and kicking on voter's list

KMC gets hi-tech equipment for ENT surgery

One held, liquor worth Rs 1.25 lakh seized

Talent search competion during Dasara

750 participants gather to celebrate Asian Youth Day in Thailand

Engineers Day celebrations

Sep 12 1999

Moderate polling in DK, Udupi dists

Sep 11 1999

Talent contest for teachers

Sep 10 1999

New India Assurance goes hi-tech; will offer better services

Contractor assured better opportunities

Dairy unit launches Kamadhenu

Sep 09 1999

Scooterist hit by truck dies

Teachers talent competition results

Sep 07 1999

IAF calls for candidates

Citizens raise hospital waste issue with MLA

Virtual jetty gets ready at NMPT

SHCIL depository service launched

Tulu Sahitya Academy awards given away

Students take out protest march

Bank enters share market

Round Table will educate 1m children

One more held for woman's murder

KTSE Rank holders felicitated

Sep 06 1999

15-year-old rescued from brothel mentally scarred

Sep 04 1999

Krishna casts his spell over Udupi

KSIA setting up testing laboratory for small industries

Libraries being neglected, says expert

Sep 03 1999

Unidentified body found in hotel

`Brain drain causing major loss to Indian society'

Excel Club launched for students

Dasara Geethe competition on Sept 13

Sep 02 1999

Call to promote communal harmony

Rudseti opening branch in Jaipur

Jain seer stresses on religious harmony

Sep 01 1999

Forests, monsoon affect power supply to Mangalore Rs 20 lakh sanction

Painting contest draws good response

Aug 21 1999

Electorate in DK registers increase

Vijaya Bank introduces new schemes to achieve better results

Costume contest for Krishnashtami

Revoke rule on supplementary exam, demand students

Aug 20 1999


Aug 19 1999

Book on science in magic released

NMPT celebrates Independence Day

Tourism agency opens today for Haj pilgrims

Green workshop for teachers, Aug 21

Aug 17 1999

Insat system is Y2K compliant

Daily stretch brings solace to the soul

Greens seek assurance from poll candidates

Belthangady forums give Rs 67,000 for Kargil fund


Aug 16 1999

Policisation of education opposed

Students celebrate Interact week

Painting programme held to express solidarity for Kargil heroes

Aug 15 1999

Forum's projects for Sanskrit Year

SUNDAY BRUNCH- Shimoga Subbanna

Aug 14 1999

Vishnu Gas to set up unit in Mangalore

Survey on wedding rituals

Invitation for scholarships

Aug 13 1999

Mangalore company joins tie-up for R&D site

Last date extended

Aug 10 1999


Stick to truth, journalism trainees told

Aug 9 1999

NMPT- Gateway of trade in Karnataka

New regional manager takes charge of Syndicate Bank

Leprosy programme

Aug 7 1999

SHCIL depository service launched

Aug 6 1999

Banks role in new millenium outlined

Aug 5 1999

Traffic jams on the rise

Aug 4 1999

CIIL on net

Panchasutras for bank's success

Training programme

Aug 3 1999

Drug de-addiction centre achieves high success rate

Industrialisation destroying nature

Yakshagana artiste dead

July 31 1999

Karnataka Bank's service and business have improved- chairman

Entrance exam pattern proving stumbling block for B.Ed aspirants

July 30 1999


Diabetes camp on Aug 1, 8

Student enrolment drive in DK

`Chaturmasya' begins in Udupi temple

July 29 1999

Floods usher in `black month' for the Tuluvas

July 28 1999

Bank pays Rs28.70 cr dividend to Centre

Keeping dying art form alive through children

Workshop on joint forestry programme

July 27 1999

To catch a cyber-criminal

Computerisation of police force- slow but steady

Malaria no longer touches fever pitch in Mangalore

Mangalore boy does the city proud in US

July 26 1999

For Sarasvati's children

July 20 1999

MRPL to hold free dental camp


Rains damage Rs 132 lakh worth of property in Dakshina Kannada

Authorities caught in a bind over sinking land

July 19 1999

Corpn Bank holds Second annual general meeting

Money crunch helps sea swallow coastal regions

Rains abate yet no relief in sight

Cricket stars to felicitate young achievers

Microtron facility bags 1 crore research project

July 18 1999

Fusion of science and spiritualism to enrich life

July 17 1999

War vetran urges youth to join armed forces

Udupi meet on road accidents today

July 15 1999

Falcon Lubricants launched in DK market

Felicitation programme for teachers

July 14 1999

Meet focuses on giving a boost to shrimp culture

Yakshagana artiste dead

Employment details

July 10 1999

Bank elects directors to board

Stress on job-oriented courses

Girls outdo boys in varsity exam

Campco's new product

July 09 1999

HRD college opens in Mangalore

Stress on job-oriented courses

Corporation Bank elects directors

Mangalore central library to have Internet facility

July 08 1999

Dakshina Kannada dist turns 200 years with pride

State Bank Day celebrated

July 07 1999

Tulu Sahitya Academy awards given away

Cash for poor fishermen

Workshop focuses on new poverty alleviation scheme

Applications invited

IAF calls for candidates

Virtual jetty gets ready at NMPT

SHCIL depository service launched

Reiki workshop

July 06 1999

Seminar on freshwater prawn and fish culture held

NMPT announces Rs 25 lakh for Kargil fund

Trust wants to develop Pajaka as study centre

July 05 1999

Paes-Bhupathi do a Grand Slam double

Engg students build indigenous Go-Kart

Workshop on chemistry education held

'Reorient medical education'

Better use of teaching aids stressed

July 03 1999

Teachers' offer one-day's salary to Kargil fund

Value-based edn needed

Body pleads for revival of village forest committees

Surplus SSLC passes put colleges in a fix

Talk on `management of consumers' problems'

Syndicate Bank achieves profit growth of 73 per cent

School starts special tree planting programme

Passports despatched

July 02 1999

DK scribes observe `Patrika Divas'

Mangalore PTI bureau incharge retires

Post forum for better interaction


July 01 1999

Kumble, Srinath bowled and caught Both marriages today in Bangalore

Manipal Academy launches distance education

MCC taken up malaria control on a war-footing

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