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Old February 27th, 2012, 05:20 PM   #10541
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For me most important thing at a railway station is bus connectivity. Currently passagers are forced to walk till RTO busstops, this should be changed by allowing city busstop at railway station. And there should be a convenient walkways/subways/skywalks (preferably subways as number of steps are less.) to move from rail platforms to bus platforms. All other things like shopping complex may not be of much interest to a common man. The shopping complex may increase vehicle congestion at railway station as I posted earlier.
I would suggest government should acquire the land from railway station to RTO main road. till opposite to town hall. the main building there are railway qtrs and police qtrs. both are government hence there should not be any problem in acquireing them. also there is one more way shoul be provided from A.B shetty circle side.

It would be good if they bring the railway station till hampankatta main road.
the new railway station should be integrated with TTMC bus stand and multi story car parking and building.
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Here is my plan on railway station
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Old February 27th, 2012, 07:06 PM   #10543
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I would suggest government should acquire the land from railway station to RTO main road. till opposite to town hall. the main building there are railway qtrs and police qtrs. both are government hence there should not be any problem in acquireing them. also there is one more way shoul be provided from A.B shetty circle side.

It would be good if they bring the railway station till hampankatta main road.
the new railway station should be integrated with TTMC bus stand and multi story car parking and building.
what about Wenlock then? Any solutions?
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MUDA to approve pending single site plans within 15 days

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Mangalore Urban Development Authority (MUDA) will clear applications for approval of single-site layouts within 15 days.

MUDA Chairman Ramesh S. told presspersons here on Saturday that he had ensured clearance of over 1,500 files related to single-site layouts after he assumed charge two months ago. "75 per cent of single-site applications have been cleared," he said.

Mr. Ramesh said applications would be disposed of in the order in which they had been submitted. On any punitive measure against officials responsible for failing to meet the target of 15 days, he said he was making sincere efforts to deliver goods on time.

He said: "You know our administration system. We are trying our best. We will set a good example." He hastened to add that MUDA faced staff shortage and he would pressure the government to help it overcome the problem. However, he maintained that people could call up MUDA officials for a patient answer on the status of their files.

The MUDA Chairman said tenants and owners of buildings on the periphery of the open space used earlier as bus-stand at Hampanakatta Circle presently being used as a vehicle parking zone had agreed to part with their land and buildings for the proposed multi-level car parking facility.

Mr. Ramesh said tenders would be invited for a public-private-partnership project aimed at accommodating around 1,000 cars. The project implementation would begin within six months. The tenants and owners of buildings would be given space in the building to resume their business, he said.

He said more car parking zones were being planned at Kankanady, Surathkal, and Urwa Store.

He said MUDA was acquiring 200 acres of land at Surathkal to develop 3,000 residential sites. The layout development would begin by August and completed in four months thereafter.

Mr. Ramesh said MUDA was clearing layouts in single sites up to 1,600 sq ft even if they had small approaches to the nearest road.

He had heard that the Mangalore City Corporation was not approving buildings on such land and was insisting on wider roads.

He would take it up with the corporation authorities to ensure that the provisions of the Master Plan 2021, which was under implementation now, prevailed. Sites bigger than 1,600 sq ft should have 20 ft approach roads, he said.
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Mangalore: Anyone with Two Cents of Land can Construct House - MUDA
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Mangalore, Feb 25: "Construction of houses and other buildings was allowed under the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) that was in force from 1992 to October 1, 2009. From October 2009, a revised Master Plan II was introduced under which, anybody who owns two cents of land is permitted to construct a house along with 3-mtr wide path," said Mangalore Urban Development Authority (MUDA) president Ramesh S.

Addressing a press meet here on Saturday February 25, he made the above statement in the wake of allegations from some quarters that the poor are not being allowed to construct houses in the city. Ramesh clarified that there are many land owners under MUDA limits who are eligible to contruct their own houses, and reiterated that in case of any confusion, one should approach the MUDA office in Urva Stores, Ashoknagar, directly and get the necessary details and permits.

He said that MUDA was not a profit making concern, and that on December 5, 2011, the Authority completed 25 years. The state government then appointed Ramesh S as its president, along with four other members Sharatchandra Shetty, advocate M Sudhakar Joshi, technical expert Suresh Rao, advocate Kasturi Panja, and advocate M Surekha. "It was for the first time that a technical expert was appointed to the team," added Ramesh. All the members were present at the press meet.

The MUDA president further said, "Nearly 75 percent of the files have been cleared in two-and-a-half months after I took up as president. Application received by the MUDA are mostly single-site applications, and steps will be taken from March 1 to clear the pending files within 15 days under the single site housing project.

Elaborating the Master Plan II, he said that it was formed keeping the future in view. "The current population of Mangalore is 6 lac-odd, and in 2021, it is expected to be 10.71 lac. The Master Plan II has been designed in such a way as to meet the demands of the growing population," he said.

He also said that no construction work will be allowed at the cost of the city's beauty or by damaging the surroundings. Citing the example of the fish market at State Bank, he said that it was set up by the people considering accessibility and economy, however, it has no legal permission and will soon be shifted. "That is not how markets should be constructed, and MUDA will take steps to shift it in the near future," he said.

On a query about the increasing number of high-rise buildings in the city, he said that Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) is the licensing authority and not MUDA. "The licences were given by MCC under CDP. MUDA is concerned only with development plans. However, under Master Plan II, illegal high-rises will not be allowed, and we will not hesistate to demolish such structures," he asserted.

He also said that the work on the proposed multi-level car parking project in Hampankatta, Suratkal, Kavoor, Urva Stores, Pumpwell, and Kankanady would be initiated within six months.

The MUDA will also direct the MCC to construct 3-mtr wide footpaths in the main roads of the city, he said. Also, the development of colonies will be encouraged. Already many colonies have been built.

On problems arising out of partition of ancestral land among family members, he said that families must ensure that the partition is done according to the norms of National Building Code (NBC) so it does not interfere with MUDA's plans of development. He added that before dividing the land, the family members should meet and take suggestions from MUDA officials, so that no problems arise later while undertaking development works.

On a query if MUDA would be under citizens charter which will be introduced soon, Ramesh said that it will not be so for the time being, but may be in the future.
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  • 1000 cars capacity multilevel parking complex at Hampankatte
  • Multilevel parking complexes in Surathkal, Kavoor, Urwastore, Pumpwell, Kankanady
  • Drains on both sides of all roads for rain water flow
  • Separate project for waste water drainage
  • Footpaths of 3 meters width on all main roads
  • Special facilities for handicapped
  • Nameplates on road sides
  • New entertainment projects on beaches with private participation (food festivals and entertainment programmes on weekends)
  • Modern public toilets on main parts of the city
  • Market construction & development with private participation (Hampanakatte, Urwamarket, Urwastore, Kadri, Kankanadi, Surathkal, Kuloor, Mulki, Kavoor, Thokkottu, Deralakatte)
  • Full computerisation of MUDA offices
  • Swimming pools in Surathakal, Kavoor, Bondel, Thokkottu with private participation
  • Public libraries in Kavoor, Surathkal, Vamanjoor, Thokkottu, Bikarnakatte, Carstreet
  • Trees on both sides of roads to create garden city
  • Gardens in Kuloor, Surathkal, Kankanadi, Attavara, Thokkottu, Bajal, Ullala or Deralakatte, Kulashekara, Sultan Battery
  • Redevelopment of slums
  • Project for smooth movement of traffic with help from police and transportation departments
  • Cooperation is saught from every citizen for beautification and development of the city
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  • 75% single sites in MUDA limits
  • 1,500 files processing in 2.5 months
  • Immediate processing of applications
  • Construction of houses allowed in 2 cents sites also
  • Current population of MUDA coverage region is 6,46,434
  • Expected population in another 20 years is 10,70,000
  • The area covered by MUDA is 30,600 hectres
  • Urbanization limit is 24,255 hectres
  • Residential area is 46.66%
  • Commercial area is 3.68%
  • Industrial area is 11.51%
  • Garden & Open space area is 8.27%
  • Transportation area is 10.84%
  • Public utility space is 0.19%
  • New playgrounds in Surathkal, Kavoor, Vamanjoor, Kadri, Adyar, Thokkottu
  • 3000 sites in 200 acres in Surathkal for homeless
  • Apartmental complexes in Urwa, Bondel
  • TDR to those who give up land for development
  • Three bio-diversity parks
  • Joining of roads after studying mobility issues
  • Expansion of roads
  • KSIDC has taken up Mangala Corniche survey works
  • Launching of multilevel carparking complex within next six months
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Wow, MUDA is giving everyone everything!
  • Sites & Apartments for homeless poors
  • Permission to construct houses for poors with 2 cents
  • 3 meters footpath for poor pedestrians
  • Facilities for handicapped poors
  • Playgrounds for poor children
  • Gardens for poor joggers
  • Entertainment facilities for poor tourists
  • Road nameplates for poor travellers
  • Parking space for poor builders who can not afford to have their own parking space
  • Parking places & wider roads for poor car owners
  • Industrial zones for poor inmdutrailists
  • Bio-diversity parks for poor plants, birds and animals
  • Toilets for all poors

My Quetions:
  • Left out 18.85% is non-urbanization area?
  • Why only swimming pools? Why not sports complexes?
  • What are playgrounds? Just openspace? Where is sports city?
  • Why not sports complex in every school & college?
  • Car parking complexes or TTMCs with busstops?
  • Why 2 cents? Why not 1 cent? Saw in an old TV show Kannada Actor Upendra during his childhood staying in a 6'x5' house in Bengaluru.
  • What is the plan to avoid Mangaluru becoming concrete jungle of independent houses? If proposed colonies look like Railway Colony near Mangaluru Central with all huge trees spreading over Mangaluru tiled roofs then it is fantastic. But, if looks like the picture below and then no footpath to walk in township then?



MUDA chief's press meet a bundle of contradictions - TNIE

One of news paper has reported that NH-66 width in Mangaluru core city limits is only 35 meters. I think it should atleast be 45 meters.

Demolition of a few of commercial and office complexes along Kuloor stretch of highway is a neccessity. Along with it MUDA/MCC should see that sufficient land is available at Nantoor circle for the construction of a big traffic circle. A new building under construction near the circle may not be good thing for this. At Nantoor we can have just a flyover for NH-66 & a big circle below it for other traffic considering the fact that main traffic towards NH-75 is from Kadri market side and not from NH-66. (This statement is against my drawing with underpass and overpass posted with heading Roads of Mangala Corniche Enclosure.)(NH-66 is old NH-17, NH-75 is old NH-48 but NH-13 along Nantoor-Bikarnakatte stretch.)

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Mangalore, Feb 26 : Six years after the then chief minister of Karnataka Dharam Singh's proposal of changing the names of 12 major cities into pure Kannada forms, the time is nearing to change them officially.

Though some of the cities have already implemented the cities' names in Kannada, there was no compulsion from the government to follow the rule. According to reliable sources, the legal hurdles to go ahead with the proposal is almost cleared now and within a month 12 major cities of Karnataka will be renamed according to their Kannada roots.

This means, Bangalore will be renamed as 'Bengaluru', and Mangalore as 'Mangaluru'.

The Karnataka government is finalising the process, and the official gazette is awaited.

S V Ranganath, chief secretary of Karnataka government said that legal hurdles related to renaming 12 cities have been cleared, and only the opinion from Surveyor of India is awaited. The committee headed by S V Ranganath has submitted the report to Surveyor of India in order to make necessary changes in the map and survey documents.

It may be recalled that when the proposal was made in 2005 there had been opposition from a few corners, specially to changing the name of 'Bengaluru' and 'Belagavi'. Public Interest Litigations were filed in the high court to put a stay on announcing the change of names. But both applications were rejected by the high court in 2008. Later, even the central government approved the change of names, but the implementation was not possible due to technical reasons.

The old and new names of twelve cities are as follows:

Bangalore - Bengaluru
Mangalore - Mangaluru
Bellary - Ballary
Bijapur - Vijapura
Belgaum - Belagavi
Chikmaglur - Chikmagaluru
Gulbarga - Kalburgi
Mysore - Mysoru
Hospet - Hospete
Shimoga - Shivamogga
Hubli - Hubballi
Tumkur - Tumakuru
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Old February 28th, 2012, 11:54 AM   #10547
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Psychology division soon at Regional Forensic Science Lab

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* Shortage of manpower, a matter of concern

As the role of forensic medicine has been increasing, the Regional Forensic Science Laboratory in Mangalore which is functioning under two divisions will add one more specialised section soon.

The State government has approved for the functioning of Forensic Psychology division in Mangalore Forensic Lab, thus allowing the lab to widen its area of operation.

The Regional Forensic Lab that receives over 100 cases per month from four districts under the Western Range is at present having two divisions namely Toxicology and Biology. If the Toxicology division undertakes the extraction, analysis of various poisons and drugs from visceral samples, the Biology division deals with analysis of various exhibits including blood, saliva, hair, tissues etc. With the opening of Psychology division, the lab will be able to conduct polygraph, brain mapping, narco analysis and other psychological tests to elicit crime related information from individuals connected to crime.

Speaking to Deccan Herald, Regional Forensic Science Laboratory Deputy Director Dr T S Kenchappa said that the lab has been supplied with necessary equipment to start Forensic Psychology division. However they could not start functioning as the required personnel are not yet recruited. “The division requires two staff i.e a scientific officer and a scientific assistant for the operation. We are waiting for the government to fill the posts so that we can at least begin with the initial work,” he said.

Two proposalsHe also informed that they have sent two more proposals to the State government requesting to open Fire Arms division and Chemical division in the lab. The Fire Arms branch will help in examining the cases pertaining to weapons, fire arms, guns etc where as the Chemical division deals with chemical analysis of food adulteration and the like.

“The lab is waiting for the government to approve the two proposals and once they are approved the lab will be a full-fledged one. With this the lab will have the potential to handle more number of cases,” he said.

Currently the lab receives over 100 cases every month. The Toxicology division receives 80-100 cases on an average in a month and the Biology division receives 15 to 20 cases. The government has also approved for the expansion of the lab building. Dr Kenchappa said that a new floor will be constructed and the work will begin soon.

According to Dr Kenchappa most of the cases that are handled by the lab are related to unnatural death and drunk and drive cases. Along with it they also receive the cases of murder, attempt to murder, rape and assault.

Staff shortageDespite the lab receiving green signal for expansion plans, the shortage of staff is the matter of concern at the moment. The lab which has 28 sanctioned posts out of which 13 posts are of technical staff, is struggling to handle the cases as 60 percent of the technical staff posts are lying vacant.

Dr Kenchappa said that though there are no pending cases in Biology division, handling of cases under Toxicology division has been difficult. With eight posts lying vacant, there has been a month’s delay in solving the cases, he said.
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UP election results will be completed on 09-03-2012 (Friday).

Suppose UPA wins UP and Ajit Singh is made CM ... ... ...
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I would suggest government should acquire the land from railway station to RTO main road. till opposite to town hall. the main building there are railway qtrs and police qtrs. both are government hence there should not be any problem in acquireing them. also there is one more way shoul be provided from A.B shetty circle side.

It would be good if they bring the railway station till hampankatta main road.
the new railway station should be integrated with TTMC bus stand and multi story car parking and building.
Yes thats what i always used to think they should bring rly station upto main road near rto .rather than keep it interiror. i think even wenlock can be shifted to the outskirts . but only govt college will remain. a grand railway station complex can be built which will look majestic on the main road.
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Yes thats what i always used to think they should bring rly station upto main road near rto .rather than keep it interiror. i think even wenlock can be shifted to the outskirts . but only govt college will remain. a grand railway station complex can be built which will look majestic on the main road.
I have always thought Wenlock was in a wrong location ,then I thought I was wrong because poor patients can come by bus and get down in front of the Hospital.Shift wenlock to Pumpwell? It will be a very difficult decision politically as well . There have been lots of improvements in Wenlock like the apediatric intensive care etc....What will happen to these . So practically I think this is difficult. I would welcome Moorthy's comment.If one has to avoid controversies (which is bound to cause delays) the railway station has to be expanded towards Town Hall and RTO side..that will be the cheapest and most cost effective option. May be they can improve the road from wenlock to Railway station ...a proper four lane road with pavements ....and a arch near wenlock side.
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Mangalore witnesses the great gold rush

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The gold prices are skyrocketing day by day. There was a time when even Rs 5,000 per 8 gram was considered a bomb. On the contrary, when the prices have touched nearly Rs 22000, people continue to throng the jewellery shops and the shops too are mushrooming.



In fact, the gold business in Mangalore has reached a new height with more and more jewelry showrooms coming up in the city as gold has turned out to be a hot and profitable business.

According to experts, more than 100 kilogram of gold is being sold in Mangalore every month, a trend started about 10 years ago, after multinational jewelers opened shops in Mangalore. The arrival of different firms, increased the competition as well, which in a way benefited the customers. At the same time, the jewelers too were forced to maintain the quality.

Quite interestingly, almost all the leading jewellery showrooms have purity analyzer and the customers can check the quality using the machine in the showroom. “People in Mangalore are always fond of traditional ornaments. The youth like trendy and accordingly, the jewellery shops too are having a collection of both traditional as well as modern ornaments which have a cosmopolitan look,” opines Jos Alukkas Show Room Manager Glinto Johny.

There is another interesting aspect. Though women are the traditional customers of gold, the number of males visiting the showrooms too is on the rise. Most of the men opt for Punjabi Kada, bracelet and chains. Youth are more interested in diamonds and platinum ornaments which look simple, say jewelers.

Gold as an investment

Apart from the jewellery, gold has also turned out to be a safe investment in which one can convert it in to currency at any given point of time. Probably this fact must have persuading the people to buy more gold nowadays, opines Euro Gold Director Sajjad and adds that the banks too always prefer gold deposit for loan.

Customer is the king

In olden days, only the rich people used to go for purchase with confidence. On the other hand, those planning to buy a small quantity of gold were reluctant to go to big showrooms. But the scene has changed. Now, the customer is the king. In this scenario, many jewelers are giving training to their showroom employees on how to behave with the customers. One of the jewelry groups even started a training college for their employees wherein they are undergoing training on hospitality.

“The customer may be coming to buy one kilogram or one gram of gold. We are treating them equally. All are our guests,” opines Malabar Gold Managing Director Subair.

“A small change on our face might make the customer unhappy. So, we have to handle the things very carefully,” he adds.

Trust and transparency is the new slogan of jewelers and the customers too are giving importance to this factor. “People do not rush to any shop where gold is available for cheaper price. The foremost aspect a customer looks for is quality and value for the money,” opined a customer and added that the customers now have knowledge of gold and its market.
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A treasure of rare exhibits at Mahatma Gandhi Museum, has been enlightening the people of Canara for over seven decades.



A partial view of the Mahatma Gandhi Museum located at Canara High School, Dongerkery. DH photo/authorThe Canara High School at Dongerkery hosts one of the oldest museums in Mangalore. Having some of the rarest collections, which is not to be found elsewhere, the museum has been enlightening students for over seven decades.

Located in an artistic balcony of A Subbarao Pai Memorial Hall in the school premises, this museum is named after Mahatma Gandhi after the great leader himself granted permission to the school authorities for this.

Speaking to City Herald, Canara High School Principal Umesh Mallya says, that the former School Headmaster Padmanabhaiya’s contribution was responsible for the existence of the museum.

Looking through school records, Mallya says that the existence of the museum was first mentioned in 1916, which simply says “The Museum is being built up”. In the year 1917, a district exhibition which had half-cured skins of animals and forest produce from the Canara region was put up. The school records mention that, this entire collection was donated to the school by the exhibition authorities. The records further state, that the school alumni have also been responsible for contributing several exhibits, of which a collection of African exhibits, was considered as the key attraction.

The entire collection is said to be built up by M Madhava Rao. The school records also mention the great efforts put up by Curator P N Manicka Pai who was also a Natural Science Graduate. However, his early demise was a great loss to the school.

The foundation stone for the museum building was laid by one of the Senior Directors of Canara Bank, Nagar Narasimaiah. The building was constructed in 1934.

The museum was inaugurated by the Governor of Fort St George (Madras) Lord Erskine in 1935.

Lord Erskine inaugurates

A letter written to Lord Erskine by the school authorities dated October 15, 1935 inviting him to inaugurate the Library and Museum building gives several details. An excerpt of the letter says, “The ground floor of the building accommodates the library of the school and the upper floor houses the school museum, in which owing to the generosity of Old Boys and sympathisers, we have been able to assemble non-Indian specimens not available in any other Museum in Presidency. We hope that the Museum will be a fertile stimulus to the intellectual curiosity of 1,400 pupils that yearly seek instruction in this High School and the Girls’ Higher Elementary School lying just across the road and working under the same management.”

The letter also reveals that the hall on the ground floor is 2,400 square feet, while the balcony on the upper floor is 1520 square feet. The building has been built at the cost of Rs 10,000.

Gandhi’s letter

On June 11, 1939, the School Management requested Mahatma Gandhi’s permission to name the Museum after him and the permission was promptly given. Gandhiji’s Secretary Mahadev Desai replies in a letter dated June 20, 1939 saying, “Gandhiji has your letter of 11th instant. He has no objection to your naming the Canara High School Museum after him, though he does not know its value or usefulness.”

Mallya reveals that the exhibits in the Museum were re-arranged and labeled during 1971 with the assistance of School alumni M Mukunda Prabhu, who is an expert in setting museums.

Exhibits

The museum has a wide collection of antlers of different kinds of deer, an elephant foot, stuffed animals, skeletons of animals, a whale skeleton, turtle shells, ostrich eggs, a huge collection of shells, corals, animal teeth, claws, fetus of a baby and animals stored in formalin solution. Two huge coconuts which are three times the size of the coconuts available today can surprise anyone. One of the walls of the museum is adorned with glass paintings, which have been presented by alumni M N Prabhu.

Collection of rocks, currency, statues, utensils, antique gadgets, a old radio, typewriter, Vedic inscriptions written on palm leaves, dolls, books are some among the several exhibits of the museum.

Today, this treasure trove at Canara High School is not open for public viewing. Many of the artifacts have not been maintained. However, Principal Mallya reveals that the Canara High School Association has plans to renovate the museum and re-open it for public viewing soon.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 08:34 AM   #10555
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I have always thought Wenlock was in a wrong location ,then I thought I was wrong because poor patients can come by bus and get down in front of the Hospital.Shift wenlock to Pumpwell? It will be a very difficult decision politically as well . There have been lots of improvements in Wenlock like the apediatric intensive care etc....What will happen to these . So practically I think this is difficult. I would welcome Moorthy's comment.If one has to avoid controversies (which is bound to cause delays) the railway station has to be expanded towards Town Hall and RTO side..that will be the cheapest and most cost effective option. May be they can improve the road from wenlock to Railway station ...a proper four lane road with pavements ....and a arch near wenlock side.
I thik Wenlock's current location is fine if along with railway connection atleast city bus connection is provided. It can serve people of city & people coming through railway. We can have another hospital at Pumpwell Bus Terminus for patients coming via service buses. As such every Taluk headquarters should have a multispeciality hospital. Pumpwell Hospital should have far better services to so that it can serve the entire region for specialized requirements.

Our MP should hold a comined meeting of railway officials, MUDA officials, traffic police officials, fire service officials for finalizing the design of World Class Railway Station Design. Mangaluru MP is doing a good job by holding regular meetings of state and national level road development officials & railway development officials. Even in Puttur & other places Adharsh class design should be finalized. Every Railway Station should have feeder bus services.

Anyway having fire service station at a very close distance is an advantage for the safety of the station. But, fire service officials may be worried with the speed with which they can move to other places of Mangaluru. For this, fire service station road should be widened enough for easy movement of fire service engines along with vehicular movements to/from railway station. I think this is already planned.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 08:40 AM   #10556
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Old March 1st, 2012, 09:57 AM   #10557
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Being Student of Canara High school Mangalore, it’s the proud moment for me to see this article that my school had all this things. More than that this also brings me the old memory alive. I never had been to school after I left that after finishing my 10th standard. Some 20 years back. But this library was very special to me since I was very much interested in History. This place always appealed me. As a student I along with friends used to go there to clean the library prior to annual day period. That is the only time it is opened to anyone. But the things kept there were so amazing that I used think why these are not maintained and put for general public use. There used to be huge Whale vertebral (Back bone of Whale) the entire set of some 40-50 back bone pieces were there from head to tail. There were lot of old books covered with binding of Gold, Menu scripts and coins. There were few coins known as Ramtanga the coin from the period of Lord Ram, some are from Maurya period. These coins were made of gold and silver castings. Some of my friends used steal these coins for their gain. I used feels very bad for that. There were many statues of Mahavir and Buddha with beautiful carvings. which school authority got during building excavation one century back.

More than that the building interior itself used to give me lot positive vibration. The interior are built with Anglo- Canara architecture, with full of wooden floor, Mangalore tile, old Lamps, old table with built in cub boards, Long pole fan, almery etc.

It is good that school Authorities have woke up now to renovate it and give entrance to general public.

Friend’s one last point,

Don’t you think we need a Huge Museum to show case our heritage: which I feel we don’t do in hurry we will not find in future.

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Recently I had been to mangalore and shocked see a huge rush in Joy Alukas on K.S Rao road. this is true in other jewellary also. God only know from wehre so much of money flowing in mangalore. I saw lot of Audi, WW and Mercedice vehicals
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Recently I had been to mangalore and shocked see a huge rush in Joy Alukas on K.S Rao road. this is true in other jewellary also. God only know from wehre so much of money flowing in mangalore. I saw lot of Audi, WW and Mercedice vehicals
this is what we were discussing few days back about the number of jewellery shops. And i had posted an article that mangalore ranks ninth in excise tax collection also. Money is over flowing everywhere in Mangalore. But the best thing in Mangalore is number of beggars on street is very less. Which is another reason to proud.
Retail, real estate likely many private organisation have made all Mangaloreans proud. But only our Govt gas let us down. Why cant they start modernisation of facilities for public like busstands, hospitals, library, residential areas, parks, layouts, roads etc
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Old March 1st, 2012, 10:17 PM   #10560
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Being Student of Canara High school Mangalore, it’s the proud moment for me to see this article that my school had all this things. More than that this also brings me the old memory alive. I never had been to school after I left that after finishing my 10th standard. Some 20 years back. But this library was very special to me since I was very much interested in History. This place always appealed me. As a student I along with friends used to go there to clean the library prior to annual day period. That is the only time it is opened to anyone. But the things kept there were so amazing that I used think why these are not maintained and put for general public use. There used to be huge Whale vertebral (Back bone of Whale) the entire set of some 40-50 back bone pieces were there from head to tail. There were lot of old books covered with binding of Gold, Menu scripts and coins. There were few coins known as Ramtanga the coin from the period of Lord Ram, some are from Maurya period. These coins were made of gold and silver castings. Some of my friends used steal these coins for their gain. I used feels very bad for that. There were many statues of Mahavir and Buddha with beautiful carvings. which school authority got during building excavation one century back.

More than that the building interior itself used to give me lot positive vibration. The interior are built with Anglo- Canara architecture, with full of wooden floor, Mangalore tile, old Lamps, old table with built in cub boards, Long pole fan, almery etc.

It is good that school Authorities have woke up now to renovate it and give entrance to general public.

Friend’s one last point,

Don’t you think we need a Huge Museum to show case our heritage: which I feel we don’t do in hurry we will not find in future.
Visnaya ,felt nice to read about your School. I havent visited my old School ,Kendriya Vidyalaya ,New Mangaluru (Panambur) fom 1980!
Mangalore ha s amuseum at Bejai .....badly needs renovation. When it comes to tourism ,maintaining heritage sites once has to learn from British people. For even a small thing they put up the usual brown tourist attraction board and above all an expensive ticket of some ten pounds for nothing....or something.People pay and go because presentation is excellent.
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