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Husband killed, wife seriously injured as lorry rams into scooter
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Husband killed, wife seriously injured as lorry rams into scooter

Gonikoppal:  A man was killed on the spot and his wife suffered serious injuries when a lorry rammed into their scooter at Thittimathi. The deceased is Subramani (50) and his seriously injured wife who is admitted at K.R. Hospital in Mysuru is 40-year-old Manjula. The two, who were proceeding on their scooter from Gonikoppal to…

Did failed hair-straightening procedure lead to suicide?
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Did failed hair-straightening procedure lead to suicide?

Mysuru:  Depressed over frequent hair loss after undergoing the hair-straightening procedure, a Kodagu girl, who was pursuing her studies in city, has allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Lakshmanatheertha River at Nittur near Gonikoppal in Kodagu and her body was found floating in the river by the villagers on Saturday evening. Ponnampet Police, who rushed…

Man walks three days in forest to reach son-in-law’s house
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Man walks three days in forest to reach son-in-law’s house

Gonikoppal: An aged man Chandru, hailing from Hebbattageri, Mukodlu village, walked for three days in the forest in torrential rain and strong winds and finally managed to reach the main road from where he got a lift in a truck to his son-in-law’s house in Devarapura. Along with him, 40 other residents from neighbouring villages…

One killed, two injured as tree falls on vehicle
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One killed, two injured as tree falls on vehicle

Gonikoppal: One person was killed on the spot while two others sustained serious injuries when a tree fell on the Tata Ace vehicle which was ferrying them at Hosalli near Polibetta in Kodagu yesterday. While the deceased has been identified as Raju (35), a resident of Hanagodu in Hunsur taluk, the injured have been identified…

Caved-in makeshift bridge at Thithimathi restored
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Caved-in makeshift bridge at Thithimathi restored

Mysuru: Heavy and incessant rain in South Kodagu has damaged a makeshift bridge at Thithimathi and as a result, KSRTC buses and other heavy vehicles heading towards Gonikoppal have been diverted. Local people were forced to walk to Majjigehalla, Devamachi, and Balumane.The makeshift bridge that was built next to the new bridge that is being…

Congress, BJP workers clash at Gonikoppal
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Congress, BJP workers clash at Gonikoppal

Gonikoppal:  A clash between Congress and BJP workers during campaigning at Gonikoppal in Kodagu on May 9 night has left three persons including a student in critical condition. The injured have been identified as Gram Panchayat Member Jammanda Somanna, Gonikoppal Town Youth Congress President Karthanda Somanna and student Puneeth who have been   admitted to a…

Kodagu woman goes missing from city
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Kodagu woman goes missing from city

Mysuru: A 27-year-old woman from Gonikoppal in Kodagu, who had come to Mysuru to her parents’ house, has been reported missing after she boarded a bus to Gonikoppal on Apr. 28 from Mysuru bus stand. The missing woman has been identified as B.M. Chandini, wife of B.J. Muthappa of Gonikoppal. According to the complaint lodged…

Padmini Ponnappa quits Congress to join JD(S)
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Padmini Ponnappa quits Congress to join JD(S)

Appointed as State JD(S) General Secretary Gonikoppal: Congress party leader and Chairperson of Karnataka Forest Development Corporation Limited Mangera Padmini Ponnappa has quit the party to join Janata Dal (Secular), thereby severing her 33-year-old link with the Congress. She has now been given the post of State JD(S) General Secretary. Padmini, after ticket denial, rebelled…

Operation to capture elusive tiger in Kodagu continues
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Operation to capture elusive tiger in Kodagu continues

Gonikoppal:  The operation by the Forest Department personnel, who have stayed put at Devarakaadu and Kottageri in Kodagu to capture the elusive tiger which had killed livestock of villagers and escaped by a whisker from being trapped, continued yesterday also, with morning mist hampering the operation due to low visibility. The Forest personnel had placed…

Combing operation to capture elusive tiger in Kodagu
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Combing operation to capture elusive tiger in Kodagu

Gonikoppal: The elusive tiger, which had killed some cattle of the villagers living in and around Kottageri near Balele in Kodagu and was playing hide and seek with forest personnel, has killed the bait which was tied inside the cage by the Forest Department, which is conducting combing operations to capture it. The cage was…

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