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Earthquake of 3.4 magnitude hits Hassan district
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Earthquake of 3.4 magnitude hits Hassan district

June 23, 2022

Tremors also felt in parts of Ko:dagu and Mandya Madikeri: An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale (magnitude) hit Hassan district in the wee hours of today. Officials from the State Disaster Management Authority confirmed that the epicentre of the earthquake, which occurred at 4.37 am, was 0.8 km NNE of Maluganahalli village, in…

Hassan CMC member hacked to death
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Hassan CMC member hacked to death

June 3, 2022

Hassan: Hassan City Municipal Council (CMC) member, was brutally hacked to death by miscreants with lethal weapons at Laxmipura Extension yesterday evening and the incident has caused tension in the city. The deceased CMC member from Ward-16, who was also a JD(S) member, is Prashanth Nagaraj (42). Yesterday at about 7.30 pm, Prashanth was proceeding…

PSI exam scam: Brother of arrested accused ends life
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PSI exam scam: Brother of arrested accused ends life

May 12, 2022

Holenarasipur (Hassan): The elder brother of one of the accused candidate in the PSI exam scam that was unearthed recently, reportedly committed suicide by hanging self at his residence in Gunjevu village, Holenarasipur taluk of Hassan district late on Tuesday night. The deceased is identified as G.R. Vasu, elder brother of PSI candidate G.R. Manukumar,…

Caught in deep debt, 3 of a family end lives
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Caught in deep debt, 3 of a family end lives

February 25, 2022

Hassan: Caught in deep debts, a family of three committed suicide by consuming poison at their residence here and the incident came to light yesterday. The deceased are Sathya-prasad (54), a petrol bunk owner, his wife Annapoorna (50) and their son Gourav (21), residents of Post Office Road at Hemavathi Nagar in Hassan. Details: It…

Stolen gold, silver worth Rs. 24 lakh recovered
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Stolen gold, silver worth Rs. 24 lakh recovered

February 23, 2022

Three chain-snatchers, two burglars adept in inter-district crimes arrested Mysore/Mysuru: Chasing chain-snatchers and burglars, the City Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths have arrested five criminals who were experts in inter-district crimes. They have records in Police Stations of Bengaluru and Hassan. Arresting them has enabled the Police to recover gold and silver articles worth Rs. 24…

Two engineering students from Hassan killed in car-truck collision
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Two engineering students from Hassan killed in car-truck collision

February 2, 2022

Hunsur: Two engineering students from Hassan were killed in an accident near Bilikere and two more students have been injured when their car collided with a truck near Bilikere at 12.30 am. The students were classmates and were studying in the second year at Malnad Engineering College, Hassan. The group of friends were heading towards…

Suja Kushalappa of BJP wins in Kodagu
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Suja Kushalappa of BJP wins in Kodagu

December 14, 2021

Dr. Sooraj Revanna bags Hassan seat Madikeri: Suja Kushalappa of the BJP won the Kodagu MLC seat. He defeated his nearest rival Dr. Manthar Gowda of the Congress by a margin of 105 votes.  Kushalappa was the first winner to be officially declared in the State, after the counting ended at St.Joseph’s School in Madikeri,…

This senior couple found love again
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This senior couple found love again

December 3, 2021

Melukote: Marriage is a beautiful and sacred institution. But it is marred by the wrong selection of partners, exaggerated expectations between spouses, adjustment problems, low tolerance levels and the failure to understand limitations of marriage. While there are many who part ways due to lack of compatibility, there are many who wait for years to…

City lensman rescues two from drowning in Hassan
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City lensman rescues two from drowning in Hassan

August 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In a daring rescue act, a photography trainer from Mysuru saved two persons from drowning at Cauvery River near Konanuru in Arkalgud taluk of Hassan on Sunday.  Giri Manju managed to rescue both of them though the water currents were in full force. A faculty in photography at Rural Development and Self-employment Training Institute…

Senior Congress leader S.M. Anand passes away
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Senior Congress leader S.M. Anand passes away

August 2, 2021

Hassan: Senior Congress leader from Hassan and former MLC S.M. Anand (72), passed away at a private Hospital in Bengaluru early on Sunday morning following brief illness. He leaves behind his wife and two daughters.  An advocate by profession, Anand joined Congress party over three decades ago and served as an MLC from 2004 to…

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