Tag: Hunsur

Wild elephant falls into drain; battles for life
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Wild elephant falls into drain; battles for life

Hanagodu: A wild elephant is battling for life as it fell into a drainage when villagers and Forest Officials were attempting to drive it back to the woods. Stuck in the drain, the elephant can neither move nor get up. Department officials are trying to get a tamed elephant and an earth mover to lift…

Dams at Kattemalalavadi, Hanagodu in Hunsur full
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Dams at Kattemalalavadi, Hanagodu in Hunsur full

Mysuru: The Kattemalalavadi Dam in Hunsur taluk built across River Lakshmanatheertha that flows from Kodagu is overflowing and it has become a picnic spot now, thanks to the increase in the water flow.  Heavy rains in South Kodagu like Ponnampet, Kutta, Nagarahole, Balele, Nittor and surrounding areas have increased the water flow. Usually, the Kattemalalavadi…

Farmer dies of snake bite
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Farmer dies of snake bite

Hunsur: A 55-year-old farmer, who had gone to his field to harvest water to the ginger crops, died after being bitten by a venomous snake at Haralahalli village in the taluk on Tuesday night. The deceased is Shivalingegowda. He is survived by his wife and two children. Shivalingegowda was rushed to a hospital, where he…

Farmer commits suicide at Hunsur
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Farmer commits suicide at Hunsur

Hunsur:  A debt-ridden farmer, who had attempted suicide by consuming pesticide and was admitted to a private hospital in Mysuru, breathed his last yesterday. The deceased farmer is Rajashekar (45), a resident of Hegganduru village in Hunsur taluk. Rajashekar had taken a loan of Rs.7.5 lakh from a bank in Hunsur and had also taken…

Traffic constable dies of excessive boozing
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Traffic constable dies of excessive boozing

Hunsur: A Police Constable, attached to Nanjangud Traffic Police Station, reportedly died of excessive boozing in Hunsur late last night. Mahesh of Modur P. Koppalu in the taluk is the deceased Cop. Mahesh, who was serving at Nanjangud, came to the town yesterday and attended a party late in the evening. Mahesh, who is said…

Accused on bail assaults rape victim, mother
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Accused on bail assaults rape victim, mother

Hunsur: A youth, who was out on bail in a rape case has allegedly assaulted the rape victim and her mother with the help of his relative. The Police have arrested him again. Hunsur Rural Police, who acted on the complaint from the rape victim’s mother arrested the accused youth on Thursday and have interrogated…

Former Hunsur MLA H.P. Manjunath injured
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Former Hunsur MLA H.P. Manjunath injured

Hunsur: Former Hunsur MLA H.P. Manjunath has been injured in an accident at Greece and was admitted at a private hospital in city. Manjunath, along with his wife Supriya and family members, had gone to Greece on a trip when the accident occurred. According to reports, the former MLA and his wife were on a…

Man goes missing from Hunsur
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Man goes missing from Hunsur

Hunsur: A 28-year-old man, who left his house at Pakshirajapura in the taluk on Apr.23, has since gone missing, according to the complaint lodged by his wife. The missing man is identified as Shibhu. Those having any information about the missing person may contact Hunsur Rural Police Station on Ph: 08222-252042 or 252133 or Mob:…

MLA, MP inspect rain-affected villages in Hunsur taluk
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MLA, MP inspect rain-affected villages in Hunsur taluk

Hunsur:  MP Pratap Simha and MLA A.H. Vishwanath visited the rain-affected areas in the taluk yesterday and took stock of the situation. Many houses were damaged in the rain that lashed in Hanagodu limits on Tuesday evening which also inundated agricultural fields. Vishwanath, accompanied by taluk officials, visited the rain-affected villages and interacting with the…

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