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Organisations seek capital punishment for culprits
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Organisations seek capital punishment for culprits

Kollegal: Members of various Progressive Organisations  staged protest in the town on Monday, demanding capital punishment for the culprits in Hanur Sulwadi Temple Tragedy. The protesters have also urged the Government to set up Special Fast Track Court to ensure speedy justice to award punishment for the accused. They felt that delay in the judgement…

Pellets hit 7 villagers during elephant chase
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Pellets hit 7 villagers during elephant chase

Kollegal:  Seven people sustained pellet injuries when Forest Department personnel opened fire to scare a herd of elephants that had camped in paddy fields at Madhuvanahallli in Chamarajanagar district yesterday. Some of the injured have been admitted to K.R. Hospital as there are no facilities for scanning at Kollegal. The injured have been identified as…

Big Boost to Tourism  in Chamarajanagar, Kollegal
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Big Boost to Tourism  in Chamarajanagar, Kollegal

Chamarajanagar: Grand plans are afoot to promote tourism in a big way in Chamarajanagar, Mysuru and surrounding areas. Be it a cable car above Bharachukki waterfalls at Kollegal or eco-tourism at Bandipur Tiger Reserve looking at the interests of both tourists and wild animals, concrete plans are being made to boost the tourism sector. Notably,…

Historical Lushington Bridge near Kollegal washed away
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Historical Lushington Bridge near Kollegal washed away

Kollegal: The oldest heritage stone bridge in the erstwhile princely State of Mysore that was constructed in 1818 at Shivanasamudra near Madhyaranga across River Cauvery was washed away yesterday in the gushing floodwaters of River Cauvery. The 400-metre bridge is called the Wellesley Bridge by the locals. But historical references say that while initially the…

Two leopards found dead in Kollegal, Gundlupet
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Two leopards found dead in Kollegal, Gundlupet

Kollegal/ Gundlupet:  In separate incidents, two leopards were found dead at Thimmarajipura village in Kollegal and Mantipura in Gundlupet. In the first incident, a four-year-old leopard, which tried to cross the electric fence installed illegally around the field of one Suresh at Thimmarajipura, died after being electrocuted. Suresh had allegedly put up the electric fence…

Father ends life hearing about son’s suicide
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Father ends life hearing about son’s suicide

Kollegal: Man’s relationship with man works at different levels. The bonding between mother-daughter, brother-sister, father-daughter are all very unique and special. One more bonding that is equally unique is the father-son relationship. But, strange are the ways that destiny works and even such sacred relationships can go horribly wrong and even end in tragedies. One…

Four from Tamil Nadu rescued from swirling Cauvery waters
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Four from Tamil Nadu rescued from swirling Cauvery waters

Kollegal: Four members of a family from Tamil Nadu, who had come to visit Shivanasamudra near Sattegala in the taluk, had a miraculous escape when they were rescued by the villagers after they were found stranded in the middle of Cauvery river. The four persons from Madurai in Tamil Nadu, including a woman, are Palaniappan,…

Kollegal tailors refuse to stitch ‘transparent’ girls’ uniforms
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Kollegal tailors refuse to stitch ‘transparent’ girls’ uniforms

Kollegal: Today the Government claims to be ‘transparent’ in all its dealings. Unfortunately, sometimes, it takes it too literally. The result is embarrassment not only to it but also to those on whose behalf it takes decisions. Such a ‘transparent’ incident has occurred in Kollegal where the tailors have refused to stitch uniforms for girls,…

Teacher suspended for fifth time!
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Teacher suspended for fifth time!

Kollegal – Chamarajanagar District DDPI Manjula has suspended a teacher for threatening higher officials and for dereliction of duty. Chandrashekar, serving at Pachedoddi Government School, is the suspended teacher. Incidentally, this is the fifth time that Chandrashekar has been suspended for his wayward ways. Education Officer Thimmegowda, after learning about Chandrashekar failing to perform his…

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