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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
Mysore Dasara 2018, Sports

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…

Cow killed by tiger
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Cow killed by tiger

This is the fourth cow being killed by the tiger since a couple of months Hunsur:  A cow, which was left for grazing at Taragan Estate at K.G. Habbanakuppe, bordering Nagarahole Reserve Forest, was attacked and killed by the tiger yesterday. This is the fourth cow that was killed by the tiger since a few…

Triangular love affair ends in murder
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Triangular love affair ends in murder

Hunsur: A triangular love affair has ended with the murder of a youth who was reported missing and the Police have arrested two persons including a minor boy in connection with the case. While the deceased is Ramesh Nayaka (22), son of Neelanayaka of Jabagere village in the taluk, the arrested are Puttanayaka, son of…

Hunsur boy wins gold in Karate
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Hunsur boy wins gold in Karate

Hunsur’s H.G. Tharuna, taking part in the Open International Karate Championship held at Nehru Indoor Stadium in Shivamogga, has bagged gold medals in Kata and Kumite categories (Under 30 kg). In all, 1,500 karatekas from across India, Nepal and Srilanka took part in the Championship. A 6th standard student of Shastri Public School here, Tharuna…

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