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Mysuru’s War Memorial taking shape in Chamarajanagar
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Mysuru’s War Memorial taking shape in Chamarajanagar

January 17, 2021

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: After a long wait, the construction of a War Memorial in city is finally seeing the light of the day with high-quality black granite stones being cut and shaped in Chamarajanagar. The State Government has already released Rs.50 lakh for the project that is estimated to cost Rs.1.41 crore. The…

Kichguth Maramma Temple Hundi records Rs.1.7 lakh collection
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Kichguth Maramma Temple Hundi records Rs.1.7 lakh collection

January 11, 2021

Hanur (Chamarajanagar): The Kitchguth Maramma Temple at Sulwadi in Hanur taluk of Chamarajanagar District, which re-opened on Oct. 20 last after it was shut down in Dec. 2018 following the  infamous food poisoning incident in which atleast 17 people lost their lives and over 100 others fell ill, has recorded a Hundi collection (offerings box…

30 artistes chosen for Janapada Academy Awards
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30 artistes chosen for Janapada Academy Awards

January 11, 2021

Kamsale artiste Kumaraswamy of Mysuru and Baalopat artiste K.K. Ponnappa of Kodagu among awardees Chamarajanagar: Kamsale artiste Kumaraswamy of Mysuru and Baalopat artiste K.K. Ponnappa of Kodagu will be honoured with the Karnataka Janapada Academy Awards for the year 2020 along with 28 others. Academy Chairperson Manjamma Jogati released the list of awardees for the…

Two killed as tipper hits bike
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Two killed as tipper hits bike

January 10, 2021

Chamarajanagar: A rider and his pillion were killed on the spot, when a tipper hit their bike from behind and ran over them near Siddartha Theatre on Sathy Road here yesterday afternoon. The deceased are Manikanta (24), son of late Doddashetty of Byadamodlu village and his friend Nataraju (24), son of Sakashetty of Honganur village…

Leopards on the prowl
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Leopards on the prowl

January 7, 2021

Chamarajanagar/Mysuru: Frequent sighting of leopards, has shocked the residents of Gundlupet town, while another leopard entered the quarters of the staff of Chamarajanagar Government Medical College yesterday night.  In Mysuru too, a leopard that entered the premises of Advaith JCB Company at Hebbal on October last, has taken away a sleeping dog. All the above…

Three-day Hakki Habba ends today at BRT Sanctuary
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Three-day Hakki Habba ends today at BRT Sanctuary

January 7, 2021

Chamarajanagar: The first State-level three-day Bird Festival (Hakki Habba) that began at the Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple (BRT) Wildlife Sanctuary in Chamarajanagar District on Jan. 5, ends today evening.  The area is also a Tiger Protected Zone. Though many State-level Bird Festivals were held at other places in the past, the Forest Department and the Karnataka…

3-month-old baby among three killed in separate accidents
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3-month-old baby among three killed in separate accidents

December 26, 2020

Chamarajanagar: Three persons including a three-month-old baby were killed in two separate accidents reported in Chamarajanagar district yesterday. Deaths occurred when two speeding cars turned turtle. In the first incident occurred on Chamarajanagar-Mysuru Road, 50-year-old Yasin Wazir of Coimbatore district in Tamil Nadu and his three-month-old granddaughter Hina Fathima died and three other occupants of…

Two-wheeler tycoon lands chopper in Chamarajanagar
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Two-wheeler tycoon lands chopper in Chamarajanagar

December 26, 2020

Helicopter landing in Eco-Sensitive Zone riles up environmentalists; No violation, says Forest Officer Chamarajanagar: Industrialist and Chairman of TVS Group Venu Srinivasan has come to Chamarajanagar District and is camping at a coffee estate. He arrived in a helicopter on Thursday and he will be in station for two more days.  Srinivasan is the Chairman…

Man ends life after wife wins GP election
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Man ends life after wife wins GP election

December 17, 2020

Chamarajanagar: Soon after a woman was elected unanimously as a Gram Panchayat (GP) Member  in Chamarajanagar, her husband committed suicide. Ningaraju’s (27) wife Gagana was elected unanimously after which he threw a party. However, soon after, he allegedly committed suicide. Though the reason is unknown, sources say he was depressed over not having children even…

Media can influence community behaviour towards wildlife
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Media can influence community behaviour towards wildlife

December 16, 2020

State-level media workshop on wildlife conservation held at BRT Sanctuary Chamarajanagar: The Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, commonly called BRT Sanctuary, is located at the confluence of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats and the sanctuary is home to eco-systems that are unique to both the mountain ranges.  This sanctuary is unique because it…

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