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Villagers shout, throw stones to chase wild tusker at Hunsur
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Villagers shout, throw stones to chase wild tusker at Hunsur

October 21, 2021

Hunsur: Fed up by the constant inaction by the Forest Department despite many appeals and damages to crops, the residents of Tibetan Colony at Hunsur drove away a marauding wild elephant that had entered their habitat. Using shouting crowds and stones as weapons, the villagers chased the elephant from the plantations. A wild tusker entered…

Leopard kills goat
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Leopard kills goat

September 30, 2021

Hunsur: A goat, that was left for grazing in a forest area has been killed by a leopard near Hosur Gate in the taluk. The goat belonging to Sannakalaiah was left for grazing in the forest area when the leopard attacked and killed it causing a loss of Rs. 10,000 to Sannakalaiah. Forest officials, who…

Ex-Servicemen stage protest at Hunsur seeking Government land
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Ex-Servicemen stage protest at Hunsur seeking Government land

September 14, 2021

Hunsur: Urging the Government to sanction lands for them which they are rightfully entitled to, over 300 Ex-Servicemen, under the joint banner of Federation of All Karnataka Ex-Servicemen, Federation of Mysuru District Ex-Servicemen, Veera Vanitheyara Okkoota and Sathya Foundation, staged a demonstration near D. Devaraj Urs Statue at Hunsur on Sunday. Addressing the protesters, Sathyappa,…

Nagarahole tribals refuse to resettle outside hamlets
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Nagarahole tribals refuse to resettle outside hamlets

September 8, 2021

Seeing plight of those who have moved out of forest, families shy away to relocate Hanagodu: While the Forest Department is spending crores of rupees every year to maintain the flora and fauna in Reserve Forests and Tiger Reserves in order to rake in the moolah through boosting safari, creating protected areas and attracting tourism,…

Rider killed, bike gutted in fire after lorry collides
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Rider killed, bike gutted in fire after lorry collides

September 7, 2021

Hunsur: A two-wheeler rider was killed on the spot, when a lorry collided head on with the bike near Kal Betta on Hunsur-Madikeri Highway yesterday evening. Soon after the collision, the bike reportedly caught fire and was completely gutted in the fire. The deceased rider has been identified as B.P. Muthanna, son of B.A. Praveen…

Tusker tramples forest guard
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Tusker tramples forest guard

September 6, 2021

Hanagod: A forest guard was killed on the spot when a raging tusker attacked a group of men while on border duty near Hunsur late last night.  The incident occurred at Veeranahosalli Range near G.M. Halli where a team of forest guards and watchers were stationed to prevent wild elephants from raiding the crops grown…

Girl swallows coin; choked to death
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Girl swallows coin; choked to death

September 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A four-year-old girl was choked to death after she swallowed a five rupee coin at Hirekyathanahalli village in Hunsur taluk yesterday. She had been to her granny’s house when the tragedy struck.  The girl, named Kushi, accidentally swallowed the coin while playing at her grandmother’s house and began coughing continuously. Alerted by this, the…

Tender coconut vendor robbed
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Tender coconut vendor robbed

September 4, 2021

Hunsur: In a daring loot, miscreants who targeted a tender coconut vendor, has robbed him of cash, jewellery and cellphone on Thursday night. M.K. Chandru, the tender coconut vendor of Murukanahalli in K.R. Pet taluk, was proceeding to Hunsur from Ratnapuri  on a motorcycle on the night of Sept. 2, when three bike-borne miscreants who…

Bus collides against timber truck
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Bus collides against timber truck

August 30, 2021

Close shave for 35 passengers near Hunsur; driver seriously injured Hanagodu: Over 35 persons, including regular commuters to Mysuru from Kushalnagar, had a miraculous escape in the wee hours of today when a KSRTC bus they were travelling in collided against a parked truck carrying tree logs. The incident occurred at Kalbetta near Hunsur at…

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