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Abandoned infant rescued from forest
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Abandoned infant rescued from forest

Maddur: A newborn baby girl, who was found abandoned at Hemmanahalli Forest area near here has been rescued by the villagers on Friday morning. Villagers, who heard the sound of an infant crying, rushed to the spot and found the baby in a cloth bag. Later, one Vimala of Shivapura, took the baby to her…

Tourist bus topples near Maddur
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Tourist bus topples near Maddur

• 40 West Bengal tourists injured, admitted to hospital • Two critical, 38 to leave for home this evening Mandya: About 40 tourists from West Bengal were injured, when the bus in which they were travelling toppled on National Highway (NH) 275 near Maddur on Sunday. Out of the 40 injured, 38 tourists, who underwent…

Couple duped of Rs. 5 lakh on promise of BDA site
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Couple duped of Rs. 5 lakh on promise of BDA site

Maddur:  A couple from Maddur taluk have lodged a complaint with the Kesthur Police accusing a resident of Bengaluru of cheating them Rs. 5 lakh on the promise of allotment of a BDA site at Bengaluru. T.L. Nanjundaswamy, an employee of Kesthur Primary Agricultural Credit Co-operative (PACC) Bank and his wife T.M. Girija are the…

JD(S) leader brutally murdered in Maddur
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JD(S) leader brutally murdered in Maddur

Maddur: Senior JD(S) leader Thoppanahalli Prakash (50) was stabbed to death by miscreants in Maddur Town on Monday. Prakash, husband of former Mandya ZP President Lalitha, was a close confidante of Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and Transport Minister D.C. Thammanna, who represents Maddur constituency in the Assembly. Prakash was travelling in his Innova car form…

City youths among three killed in road accidents
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City youths among three killed in road accidents

Mysuru: Two youths from city were among three persons who were killed in separate road accidents that took place at Srirangapatna and near Maddur yesterday. In the first incident, two youths from city, who were working at a bike showroom in Srirangapatna, were killed, when a tipper rammed into their bike at the KSRTC Bus…

Mild tremors at Maddur
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Mild tremors at Maddur

Maddur:  Even as the tsunami killed hundreds in Indonesia’s Sulawesi after an earthquake on Friday, tremors were felt at Maddur taluk this morning. An explosive sound accompanied by mild tremors were experienced at some villages in the taluk. As soon as the tremors were felt at about 7.40 am, anxious people came running out of…

House costing lakhs turns into Naga Temple
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House costing lakhs turns into Naga Temple

Mandya:  It is everyone’s desire to build a dream house. And after spending lakhs of rupees, if the experience turns into a nightmare, then drastic decisions have to be taken. However, the decision could become easy when there is a divine guidance. This is how the story unfolds in the house belonging to the couple…

Couple ends life at Maddur
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Couple ends life at Maddur

Mandya: In a tragic incident, a couple in their thirties, ended life by hanging self at their house in Dodda Arasinakere village of Maddur taluk in  the district early this morning. The deceased couple have been identified as Venkatesh (36) and Sujatha (32). The couple had entered wedlock in a love marriage a couple of…

Baby boy swallows cooker whistle, dies
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Baby boy swallows cooker whistle, dies

Maddur:   A one-year-old boy has breathed his last after swallowing a pressure cooker whistle while playing at his house at Nagarakere village, in the taluk, on Saturday night. The deceased infant is Bhuvangowda, son of Mariningegowda and Roopa couple. Mariningegowda is the son of G. Shivaramaiah, owner of Fair Price Shop in the village. It…

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