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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…

Maize trader kidnapped
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Maize trader kidnapped

December 10, 2020

Released after Rs. 70,000 deposited to bank account Mysore/Mysuru: Miscreants, who had allegedly kidnapped a maize trader and his driver who had come to city, have released them two days later after Rs. 70,000 was deposited to their bank account. The kidnapped and released victims are Periyaswamy and Balaji of Jageri village of Kollegal taluk…

Court sentences man to life imprisonment for killing wife
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Court sentences man to life imprisonment for killing wife

December 2, 2020

Chamarajanagar: The District Additional and Sessions Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of killing his wife by pouring kerosene on her and setting her ablaze, in 2017. The convict is Suresh, a resident of Mukkadahalli village in the taluk. Details: A labourer, Suresh was addicted to liquor and…

Make MM Hills plastic-free: CM
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Make MM Hills plastic-free: CM

November 27, 2020

Chamarajanagar: The aim of the State Government and Male Mahadeshwara Hills (MM Hills) Development Authority was to develop MM Hills as a beautiful shrine since it is flocked by lakhs of people from across the country, said Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa. Speaking after inaugurating a slew of developmental works and laying foundation stone for new workers…

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