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Man caught trying to sell his daughter
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Man caught trying to sell his daughter

Srirangapatna: Child trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes. It is all the more reprehensible when the man himself indulges in it, trying to sell his three-year-old daughter. The Police and Women & Child Protection Officers have been able to nab the person, while he was in the act of selling the child yesterday….

Rowdy-sheeter arrested for assault on divorced wife
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Rowdy-sheeter arrested for assault on divorced wife

Srirangapatna: A rowdy-sheeter, who had assaulted his divorced wife brutally, has been arrested by the Police. The accused rowdy-sheeter has been identified as Mahesh, a resident of Hulikere village. It may be recalled that on May 27, the accused who barged into the Gram Panchayat office, where his divorced wife Geetha was working as a…

Two killed, one injured as car topples
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Two killed, one injured as car topples

Srirangapatna: Two persons were killed on the spot, while another sustained serious injuries, when the car in which they were travelling toppled near T.M. Hosur Gate on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway late Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Trilok Jadav (25), a resident of Laggeri in Bengaluru and Roopesh (25), resident of Dasarahalli in Bengaluru….

Political defections at Srirangapatna: Who will be the next MLA?
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Political defections at Srirangapatna: Who will be the next MLA?

Mandya: With still a year to go for the 2018 Assembly elections, aspiring candidates are making silent preparations to contest the poll. Even as election fever seems to have gripped Srirangapatna, a full one year ahead, major political parties — BJP, Congress and JD(S) have begun to look for winning candidates. Induvalu S. Sachidananda, a…

City student among 3 killed in separate accidents
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City student among 3 killed in separate accidents

Mysuru – Three youths including a city college student lost their lives in separate accidents on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway late last night. While one accident occurred near Srirangapatna where a 20-year-old girl was killed, the other accident took place near Maddur where two youths, aged 26 and 27, were killed. The first accident occurred at…

Woman robbed of chain
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Woman robbed of chain

Srirangapatna – In a reported incident, an elderly woman was robbed of her chain by two unidentified women at Belagola in the taluk on Thursday. Lakshmamma, wife of Vishkantegowda of Belagola is the victim. Lakshmmamma was walking towards the weekly shandy, when two unidentified women diverted her attention to dropped currencies. As soon as Lakshmmamma…

Woman who attempted suicide, rescued
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Woman who attempted suicide, rescued

Srirangapatna – An elderly woman from Bengaluru who attempted suicide, was rescued by Fire and Emergency Services personnel on Thursday morning. Girijamma, 67 of Ullala in Bengaluru is the woman who attempted suicide. Girijamma who was reportedly suffering from an ailment for long, arrived at Srirangapatna by a train on Wednesday evening and spent the…

15 injured as bus rams into tree
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15 injured as bus rams into tree

Srirangapatna – Fifteen passengers travelling in a tourist bus sustained minor injuries, when the bus rammed into a roadside tree near the Pump House on Yelwal-Srirangapatna Road  early this morning. While 13 of the injured passengers were treated at a hospital in Mysuru, two others were treated at a nearby hospital. The tourist bus (AR-01…

Former MP Vishwanath will soon join JD(S), claims MP
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Former MP Vishwanath will soon join JD(S), claims MP

Mandya JD(S) MP C.S.Puttaraju has claimed that former Congress MP A.H. Vishwanath, who is upset with the Congress, will soon join the JD(S). Addressing party workers at Srirangapatna TB here yesterday, Puttaraju said he and Vishwanath were good friends and used to discuss various issues whenever they met. Stating that Vishwanath had advised him on…

Tipu armoury moved to new location
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Tipu armoury moved to new location

The translocation of Tipu Sultan’s armoury at Srirangapatna to pave way for the double-tracking work of the Mysuru-Bengaluru Railway line was completed yesterday at 4.45 pm. This is a spectacular engineering effort and is the first such in India. The shifting of the 228-year-old and 1,050-tonne Tipu armoury began on Mar. 3. The armoury was…

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