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Kollegal Court vacates stay on appointment of Salur Mutt successor
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Kollegal Court vacates stay on appointment of Salur Mutt successor

August 5, 2020

Kollegal: The Additional Civil Court here has vacated the stay order brought by M.M.Hills Salur Mutt Junior Seer Immadi Mahadevaswamy against the appointment of successor for the Mutt in his absence. Immadi Mahadevaswamy is in jail in connection with Sulwadi temple food poisoning case in which at least 17 people lost their lives and scores…

SSLC exam result by Aug. 8, says Minister Suresh Kumar
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SSLC exam result by Aug. 8, says Minister Suresh Kumar

July 31, 2020

Kollegal: Primary and Secondary Education Minister Suresh Kumar said here that the results of SSLC exam (2019-20) will be announced by Aug. 8. Speaking to presspersons here yesterday, Suresh Kumar said that preparations are underway for the announcement of results. Asserting that  schools do not re-open in August, the Minister said that the Government will…

Three killed as vehicle carrying marriage party topples near Hanur
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Three killed as vehicle carrying marriage party topples near Hanur

June 16, 2020

Hanur: Three persons were killed and 10 injured when a Bolero Pickup vehicle carrying a marriage party toppled near Odeyarapalya close to Koramanakathari J Village yesterday afternoon. The deceased are Nanjundaiah (60), Chikkasiddamma (55) and Nagaraju (60), all residents of Hunasepalya village in the taluk. Among the 10 persons who are injured, Ningarajamma and Chandra…

Heritage Lushington Bridge to get an alternative
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Heritage Lushington Bridge to get an alternative

March 14, 2020

Works to restore bridge that was washed away in 2018 begins; to be completed by May 2020 Mysore/Mysuru: The Government will renovate the Lushington Bridge at Sathegala in Kollegal, which was washed away in July 2018 rain. The two-century-old bridge built across River Cauvery near Shivanasamudra in Kollegal taluk will be repaired and conserved as…

Veerappan aide arrested after 27 years of hiding
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Veerappan aide arrested after 27 years of hiding

February 3, 2020

Police got clues about her after she opened fire at an elephant herd Kollegal: A woman associate of forest brigand Veerappan was arrested by Kollegal Crime Branch Police in Chamarajanagar District on Saturday, 27 years after she was booked under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA). Forty-year-old Stella alias Stella Mary had been…

Idol manufacturing unit gutted
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Idol manufacturing unit gutted

February 3, 2020

Kollegal: A Ganapati idol manufacturing unit on CDS Community Hall Road in Basaveshwaranagar here has been gutted completely in an accidental fire last evening. The unit belongs to Bangari Girivasa, son of K.K. Venkataramanaiah and the loss is estimated to be over Rs.10 lakh. Last evening, Bangari Girivasa and his staff closed the unit and…

Police Constable dies after falling from bike
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Police Constable dies after falling from bike

January 2, 2020

Kollegal:  A Police Constable, who was returning home on his bike after finishing his duty, died after falling from his bike yesterday early morning. The deceased is Siddaraju, a Constable (Crime Division) at the Rural Police Station and a resident of R.S. Doddi in Hanur. Siddaraju, who was on duty on Dec.31 night, was returning…

Three including two women arrested for blackmailing priest
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Three including two women arrested for blackmailing priest

November 15, 2019

Kollegal: Kollegal Town Police have arrested three persons including two women for allegedly blackmailing a priest and extorting Rs. 19.95 lakh and a gold chain weighing 18 grams from him after threatening to ‘expose’ him in TV channels. The priest, fearing social stigma and reputation, had meekly handed over the money but filed a Police…

Human-animal conflict: MLA holds discussion with Forest officials
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Human-animal conflict: MLA holds discussion with Forest officials

July 22, 2019

Kollegal: MLA Narendra and DCF Yedukondalu participated in a meeting held here yesterday to discuss on steps to be taken to prevent human-animal conflicts and prevention of wild animals straying and spoiling agricultural land of farmers destroying standing crops. Narendra discussed at length with Forest officials regarding steps taken to prevent death of farmers owing…

Three meet watery grave near Shivanasamudra
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Three meet watery grave near Shivanasamudra

June 10, 2019

They were part of six persons from Bengaluru who had come on a trip Kollegal: Three persons including a woman, who were part of six persons from Bengaluru, who had come on a trip, met their watery grave near Shivanasamudra yesterday. The deceased are Manoj Kumar (23) of Sunkadakatte in Bengaluru, Lokesh (21) of Kothegala…

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