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Farmer killed as power line snaps and falls on him
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Farmer killed as power line snaps and falls on him

Mysuru: A farmer, who was working in a sugarcane field, was killed after a live power line snapped and fell on him at Yelegowdanahundi village in the taluk yesterday morning. The deceased farmer is Gavisiddegowda (50), son of late Yelegowda of the village. Yesterday morning, Gavisiddegowda was working in the sugarcane field of one Mustaj…

Farmer commits suicide
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Farmer commits suicide

Mysuru: A farmer, who was suffering from illness, allegedly committed suicide by hanging self to a tree in his farm at Yandalli village in the taluk. The deceased has been identified as Karigowda (37), a resident of Yandalli. Karigowda, who was suffering from illness, who left his house on Saturday morning saying that he was…

Journey of a natural farmer through the eyes of a Historian
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Journey of a natural farmer through the eyes of a Historian

Renowned Historian and former Vice-Chancellor of Mangalore and Goa Universities Prof. B. Sheik Ali, an avid reader of Star of Mysore, is penning an article for this newspaper for the first time. The nonagenarian, in his lucid hand, writes about the importance of natural farming and highlights how M.K. Kailash Murthy, a natural farmer, cultivates…

Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Farmers stage protest
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Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Farmers stage protest

Mysuru: Strongly condemning the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu (TN), over a hundred farmers under the banner of Karnataka Sugarcane Growers Association staged a demonstration in front of the Cauvery CADA (Command Area Development Authority) office on Sayyaji Rao Road here  on Friday. Alleging that the State Government was releasing water to TN…

Farmer ends life
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Farmer ends life

A 32-year-old farmer from Hunsur taluk who was being treated at a city hospital after consuming pesticides at his residence yesterday, breathed his last in the hospital this morning. The deceased has been identified as Mayigowda of Bolanahalli in Bilikere Hobli. Mayigowda, depressed over the failure of all borewells which he had dug at his…

Protest against Srirangapatna SI for harassing farmer
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Protest against Srirangapatna SI for harassing farmer

Alleging harassment by Srirangapatna Sub-Inspector on a farmer, by joining hands with the owner of Athithi Resorts and Estate, more than 100 members of Karnataka Veerakesari Pade, staged a protest in front of the DC’s office here yesterday. The members, who assembled in front of Visvesvaraya statue, took out a protest rally to the DC’s…

Farmer’s new profession!
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Farmer’s new profession!

Wang Enlin, from Yushutun village, in China’s Heilongjiang Province, will never forget that day in 2001, when his village and farmland were flooded with toxic waste. On the eve of the Lunar New Year, villagers notice that the house they were in was being flooded with waste water from the nearby Qihua Group, a State-owned…

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