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Gold worth Rs.1.6 lakh stolen from vanity bag
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Gold worth Rs.1.6 lakh stolen from vanity bag

Mysuru: A miscreant is said to have stolen a purse kept in the vanity bag of a devotee at Chamundi Hill here recently which reportedly contained 70 gm of gold jewels worth about Rs.1.6 lakh. The incident happened on May 14 when Thimmappa from Shivamogga had come with family members to the Hill Temple. Seeing…

Driver assaults security guard atop Chamundi Hill
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Driver assaults security guard atop Chamundi Hill

Mysuru: A driver of a tourist vehicle, who had brought tourists to the Chamundi Hill, allegedly assaulted a Security Guard for not allowing the vehicle near the  Temple yesterday. While the Security Guard, who was assaulted, is Mahesh, the driver who assaulted him is Ayaz Shariff of city. Ayaz, who had brought tourists to Chamundi…

Bengaluru South BJP candidate Tejasvi Surya in Mysuru
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Bengaluru South BJP candidate Tejasvi Surya in Mysuru

Tejasvi Surya (fourth from right), the surprise BJP candidate for the prestigious Bengaluru South Lok Sabha seat, visited Chamundeshwari temple atop the Hill in Mysuru this morning. He was accompanied by Avadootha Arjuna Guru Maharaj (third from right) of Sonar Beedhi, Mysuru and others. Picture below shows R. Raghu Kautilya (right), BJP State Spokesperson and…

Illuminated signage atop Chamundi Hill to attract voters this poll season
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Illuminated signage atop Chamundi Hill to attract voters this poll season

Mysuru:  SVEEP Co-ordinating Officer and ZP CEO K. Jyothi has said that awareness on voting would be created among people through an illuminated signboard atop Chamundi Hill with Lok Sabha polls round-the-corner. Addressing a meeting of officials at ZP premises here on Wednesday, Jyothi said that on the lines of ‘Suswagatha’ and ‘Welcome’ signboards atop…

Fire atop Chamundi Hill yet again
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Fire atop Chamundi Hill yet again

Mysuru:  Fire has destroyed dry grass, trees and other plants near the Nandi Statue atop Chamundi Hill this noon. DCF Dr. Prashanth and staff, who rushed to the spot, were trying to control the fire from spreading further but are facing difficulties due to extensive heat and wind. Movement of vehicles towards Nandi Statue from…

Forest Fire-Lookout Towers dot Chamundi Hill
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Forest Fire-Lookout Towers dot Chamundi Hill

These ‘eye in the sky’ help Forest Department keep a watch during peak fire season On Feb. 25 this year, dry vegetation on nearly four acres of land was gutted near the foot of Chamundi Hill. Fire and Emergency Services personnel managed to douse the fire before it spread to the forest area. A major…

Bandipur Safari stopped till Mar. 3
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Bandipur Safari stopped till Mar. 3

Raging fire engulfs vast forest lands including Chamundi Hill CM orders aerial survey using Army choppers Bandipur: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy this morning instructed officials to conduct an aerial survey on the loss of forest cover using army helicopters. The CM also directed the officials to draw water from Nugu dam in Chamarajanagar district to…

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