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Heavy rains wreak havoc in Hunsur
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Heavy rains wreak havoc in Hunsur

Hunsur:  Heavy rains, accompanied by thunder, lightning and gusty winds wreaked havoc in the taluk yesterday with a senior citizen getting killed as a tree fell on the house. Rains that began at about  6 pm continued to lash the taluk for more than an hour. Gusty winds uprooted trees which fell on electric poles,…

Rowdy-sheeter sent to judicial custody
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Rowdy-sheeter sent to judicial custody

Hunsur: Rowdy-sheeter Sunil alias Papu of Sadashivanakoppal in the town was arrested and sent to judicial custody for obstructing a Police Constable from discharging his duty and also defying the externment orders issued by the Deputy Commissioner who is also the District Magistrate. The District Magistrate had issued externment order against Sunil, who was involved…

Drunk husband kills wife
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Drunk husband kills wife

Hunsur:  Suspecting the character of his wife, a drunk husband has allegedly killed his wife at Bijapur Dongri Gerasia Colony near B.R. Kaval, Hanagod hobli in the taluk on Saturday night. While the deceased is Manjula (30), the accused husband has been identified as Suresh. The couple has three children. Suresh used to reportedly come…

Petrol Bunk owner, staff assaulted
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Petrol Bunk owner, staff assaulted

Hunsur: The driver of a mini goods van (KA-55/4516) allegedly assaulted a woman petrol bunk owner and her staff over the issue of not filling diesel to his vehicle. The incident occurred at Chayadevi Petrol Bunk near Court Circle in the town on Thursday morning. The accused driver picked up a fight with Petrol Bunk…

594 villagers boycott polls in Hunsur
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594 villagers boycott polls in Hunsur

Hunsur: Over 594 voters boycotted the election at Billenahosalli – Chandanagiri polling booth number 159, dominated by tribals in Hunsur taluk accusing the failure of the Government to take up development works in their village. The villagers had threatened of a poll boycott and even held protest last week demanding enough drinking water, good roads…

Kallahalli GP members threaten to resign and boycott LS election
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Kallahalli GP members threaten to resign and boycott LS election

Urge shifting of present GP office   Hunsur: Elected representatives of Kallahalli Gram Panchayat (GP) comprising four villages staged a protest in town on Tuesday urging the authorities to shift the Gram Panchayat office to the main road near Kallahalli Gate failing which they threatened to resign and also boycott the LS election on Apr.18….

Vani V. Alva is Hunsur CMC Commissioner
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Vani V. Alva is Hunsur CMC Commissioner

Hunsur: Vani V. Alva has been posted as Commissioner of Hunsur City Municipal Council (CMC). She was earlier holding the same post in Ullal coming under Mangaluru Division. The previous in-Charge incumbent Shivappa Nayaka was suspended for irregularities on Jan.29 by the Municipal Administration Director.

Pedestrian succumbs to injuries
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Pedestrian succumbs to injuries

Hunsur: An unidentified pedestrian, who suffered serious injuries when a bike rammed into him while he was walking on the roadside near Akshay Bhandar on Monday and was admitted to K.R. Hospital in Mysuru, has breathed his last. Soon after the incident, the bike rider left the bike (KA-04 AS-3441) behind and fled from the…

Fire destroys furniture shop at Hunsur
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Fire destroys furniture shop at Hunsur

An accidental fire has destroyed furniture worth lakhs of rupees at a furniture shop belonging to Siraj Ahmed in Hunsur on Thursday. Fire and Emergency Services personnel led by unit head Vinay Kumar and staff Ganesh, Raviprasad, Ganesh and others rushed to the spot and doused the fire. Hunsur Police, have registered a case in…

Couple running roadside shop assaulted
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Couple running roadside shop assaulted

Shop destroyed, Rs.2 lakh robbed Hunsur: A row over construction of a road side drain resulted in the family members of a political leader allegedly assaulting the couple and their family members at Yashodhapura in the taluk on Friday evening. Those who were assaulted are Gurappa’s son Srinivas, his (Srinivas) wife Vasantha and their family…

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