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Hunsur boys selected for International Volleyball
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Hunsur boys selected for International Volleyball

Two Volleyball players from Hunsur — V.B. Justin and Mahesh — who took part in the U-19 Volleyball Tourney conducted by the Student Federation Games at Rani Chennamma Stadium in Bengaluru recently, are selected to take part in the International Volleyball Games-2018 to be held in Faridabad. H.P. Amarnath, brother of former Hunsur MLA H.P….

Police raid field, destroy ganja plants
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Police raid field, destroy ganja plants

Hunsur:  In a major crackdown on ganja cultivation, the Hunsur Rural Police, who raided a farmland at Kalabochanahalli in the taluk yesterday, have destroyed ganja plants. Acting on a tip off, the Police raided the farmland of one Shekar, son of Madegowda and destroyed ganja plants grown in the field, besides seizing a plastic sack…

Saw Mill watchman bludgeoned to death
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Saw Mill watchman bludgeoned to death

Hunsur:  The watchman of a saw mill in Hunsur town was found brutally bludgeoned to death by miscreants yesterday morning. Naga (58), a resident of N.S. Thittu in the town, is the victim. Naga, who worked as a night watchman at the saw mill owned by former Hunsur Urban Development Authority Chairman M. Ravishankar at…

Spotting of tiger scares villagers
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Spotting of tiger scares villagers

Hunsur: The reported spotting of a tiger on the outskirts of Billenahosahalli in Hunsur taluk has caused scare among the villagers. A villager is said to have captured on his cell phone the image of a tiger standing on the bed of a water tank on the outskirts of Billenahosahalli, close to the forest borders….

Lightning injures labourers in Hunsur
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Lightning injures labourers in Hunsur

Hunsur:  Two labourers sustained injuries when lightning struck them at Channasoge village, Hanagodu hobli in Hunsur taluk  last evening. The injured are Vishwanath and Ramachandra of Maakanahalli Palya in Periyapatna taluk. The two were working as construction labourers at the under-construction house belonging to Sumithramma and Srinivas couple at Channasoge village when rain, accompanied by…

Hunsur farmers impress at Raitha Dasara
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Hunsur farmers impress at Raitha Dasara

As part of ‘Raitha Dasara,’ a sports competition was held for farmers under men’s and women’s categories yesterday at J.K. Grounds here. The events for men featured running with a backpack of 50kg fertilizer, three-legged race (two men with a leg of each strapped together), gunny sack race and slow cycling. For women, the events…

Rural Dasara Sports held at Hunsur
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Rural Dasara Sports held at Hunsur

Hunsur: As part of Dasara festivities, Rural Dasara Sports was inaugurated by Taluk Panchayat President Padmamma Basavaraju at Muneshwara Kaval Grounds in Hunsur yesterday morning. Speaking on the occasion, Padmamma said that rural women should come out of their houses, take part in such activities and get noticed in various fields. Sports such as ‘carrying…

Three tribals from Hunsur stuck in Mozambique
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Three tribals from Hunsur stuck in Mozambique

Hunsur: Three tribals belonging to Hakki-Pikki community from Pakshirajapura village near Hunsur have been stuck at Nampula in Mozambique for the last three months and they have been banned from leaving that country. The tribals are Saiju, Madhu Chandran and Praveen from Pakshirajapura that is well known for Ayurvedic treatment, massages and herbal remedies. All…

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