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Tiger-Leopard menace at villages bordering Bandipur Forest
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Tiger-Leopard menace at villages bordering Bandipur Forest

Gundlupet: Villagers of Hundipura, Triyambhakapura, Kaggala and surrounding villages bordering Bandipur Tiger Reserve are living in a sense of fear and have also lost a few of their livestock to tigers and leopards. A tiger has killed a cow belonging to Kariaiah of Hundipura village which was tied in the cow shed. Though the Forest…

RFO injured in tiger attack near Gundlupet
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RFO injured in tiger attack near Gundlupet

Gundlupet: A Range Forest Officer (RFO), who had gone for an inspection after a tiger was sighted at an agricultural field, was injured when the tiger attacked him at the field in Kallipura village here yesterday. The injured is Raghavendra Agase, RFO of Gopalaswamy Hill coming under Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Details: Farmers, who had sighted…

Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest
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Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest

Gundlupet/ Periyapatna: In separate incidents, the Forest Department staff have found carcasses of two tigers at Bandipur National Park, Gundlupet and at Muddanahalli Forest in Periyapatna taluk. In the first incident, the Forest staff have found the carcass of a seven-year-old tiger at Chikkanahalla area of Moolehole Range in Bandipur National Park. It is said…

Carcasses of tigress, leopard found
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Carcasses of tigress, leopard found

Gundlupet: Carcasses of a 6-year-old tigress and a 7-year-old leopard have been found in a highly decomposed state at Vontigudda behind Skandagiri Parvathi Hill in the taluk. A youths who had followed the pug marks of a big wild cat, that had attacked a calf, found the carcass of the leopard on the rock and…

Elephant charges at car in Bandipur
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Elephant charges at car in Bandipur

Gundlupet:   While a wild tusker entered human habitation and attacked a car at Kutta, in Bandipur, another tusker attacked a car inside the forest area. Here too, the occupants of the car had a providential escape. This incident occurred last evening when Vinod, a resident of Bengaluru was proceeding towards Ooty along with two of…

Three drown while swimming in lakes
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Three drown while swimming in lakes

Gundlupet/ Nanjangud: In separate incidents, three persons, who had gone for swimming and for a bath at lakes in Gundlupet of Chamarajanagar and Nanjangud of Mysuru on Sunday, have been drowned. Gundlupet: Two persons, who had been to a lake at Hatooru Lake near Terakanambi in the taluk yesterday afternoon, have been drowned. The deceased…

Kerala’s garbage raises a stink in Mysuru
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Kerala’s garbage raises a stink in Mysuru

Two waste-carrying trucks from Kerala stopped at Gundlupet Mysuru:  Kerala that is facing a huge crisis in solid waste management has found a convenient way of getting of waste: Dump them in Karnataka. Even as the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is seeking public cooperation in a bid to reclaim the Cleanest City tag in India,…

Two trucks collide head-on; one injured
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Two trucks collide head-on; one injured

Two goods-laden trucks collided head-on in the wee hours of today near Gundlupet. So severe was the accident that the front portion of one of the vehicles was mangled while the other truck turned turtle. Fortunately, no lives were lost. The accident occurred near Chikkahundi village in Gundlupet Taluk on National Highway 766 — Bengaluru-Nilgiri…

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