Mangalore University has invited application from candidates to fill vacant seats under the government quota in MBA and MCA courses for the current academic year. Applications can be obtained from the office of the Registrar of the university or downloaded from the university’s website. The last date for filing application is October 5, while the entrance test will be held on October 7 at 11 a.m. For details, log on to

Telephone Adalat

Dakshina Kannada Telecom District, Mangalore, will conduct a Telephone Adalat during October for customers of all telephone exchanges in DK and Udupi districts. Complaints on services provided and billed with respect to landlines will be considered, said a release. The last date for receipt of complaints is October 7. For details, visit or AGM (Administration), PGMT, BSNL, Mangalore.

Funds to publish PhD thesis

The Kannada and Culture Department will provide financial assistance for those seeking to publish PhD or MPhil research works written in Kannada. Those interested can forward their applications to the Assistant Director, Kannada and Culture Department, Bangalore by October 21. For details, contact 2441527.

Selected for basketball camp

Sowkin Shetty, a student of St. Aloysius Pre-University College and a member of the Mangalore Basketball Club, is the lone candidate from Karnataka to be selected for the India Junior (U-18) national coaching camp to be held at the SAI centre in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The camp, which started on Monday and that will be held till October 28, would select players to represent the Indian Junior team in the Asian junior basketball championship to be held at China in 2014, a release said.

Seva Dal to host medical camp

DK District Congress Seva Dal will organise a free medical camp at Surathkal Central Maidan on Thursday starting 9 a.m. Addressing presspersons on Tuesday, H.M. Ashraf, district chief organiser of the Dal, said national, state and district-level leaders are expected to participate in the camp.

Computer applications course

The state government has invited applications from Commerce colleges and individuals to start computer application courses. Those interested should fill Form-1, draw a Demand Draft for Rs. 2,000 and send it to the Department of Public Instruction, Mysore division before October 31.

Ambulance donated

Lady Goschen Hospital has added an ambulance to its existing fleet after MNPT footed the Rs. 13 lakh bill. The ambulance is stocked with life-saving medicines and equipment to attend to emergencies.

Housing aid

Residents in areas coming under Urban Local Bodies in the district – Mangalore, Ullal, Moodbidri, Bantwal, Belthangady, Sullia, Puttur, Mulki – can apply for aid in constructing a house under the Vajpayee Urban Housing Scheme. For details, contact 0824-2220593.