Mangaluru: The 'World Green Building Week 2023' was launched by BIT, BEADS, BIES & BIT Polytechnic, Innoli, at the International Seminar Hall of the Bearys Knowledge Campus in Mangaluru on Wednesday, September 13, in the presence of the faculty members and students of various institutions.

The event began with a warm welcome by Dr. SI Manjur Basha, Principal of BIT. Ar. Khalil, who addressed the audience, spoke on the importance of water conservation. Dr. Aziz Mustafa, Principal of BIES, spoke on sustainability and Prof. Prithviraj M, Director of BIT Polytechnic, shared his insights with the audience.

Prof. Hannath BA, Head of the Department at BIES, introduced the chief guest at the event Dr. Mohammad Shafiul Musthak B, Professor and Chairman in the Department of Applied Zoology at Mangalore University. Addressing the audience, Dr. Musthak emphasized the significance of conservation of natural resources in order to have a better future. He also discussed on the occasion innovative ideas for creating a green city.

The 'World Green Building Week 2023' is being organized from September 13 to 15 and will feature various events aimed at promoting green building practices. It will be an informative and inspiring series of events focusing on sustainability and environment-friendly building practices, the organizers have said in a press release. Prof. Zaheer Ahmed, who is the coordinator of the event, is from the Civil Department.


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Bengaluru/Chennai (PTI): Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin is likely to appear before a Bengaluru court on Tuesday for his 'eradicate Sanatana Dharma' remark.

The court had issued a notice to him based on a petition filed by a social activist Paramesh.

According to sources, Udhayanidhi left for Bengaluru on Monday night.

Udhayanidhi, who holds the sports and youth welfare portfolio, is the son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and ruling DMK chief M K Stalin.

Speaking at a conference in September 2023, Udhayanidhi said that Sanatana dharma is against social justice and equality and should be 'eradicated'.

The statement drew widespread condemnation from various quarters