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Two youths meet watery grave
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Two youths meet watery grave

Maddur: Two youths, who had gone to a pond to wash their hands and legs after picking brinjal and tomatoes from the field belonging to Nagaraju, at Atagoru village in the taluk yesterday, were reportedly drowned after slipping into the pond in the field. The deceased have been identified as Chandan (18), son of Nagaraju…

Man brutally murdered in Maddur
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Man brutally murdered in Maddur

Maddur: A 35-year-old man was found brutally murdered in Maddur town this morning. The deceased has been identified as Naveen, a native of Kanakapura. Miscreants are said to have murdered Naveen by smashing his head with a boulder behind the TAPMS godown at Maddur town. Passersby who noticed the body informed the Maddur Police, who…

More rains predicted in next three to four days
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More rains predicted in next three to four days

Mysuru: More rains are predicted in the coming three to four days. The city has been experiencing rains from Saturday night and the downpour continued from Sunday evening. The rainfall disrupted normal life as it continued to pour the whole of last night and this morning. Naganahalli Organic Farming Research Station Nodal Officer Dr. C….

Woman killed in accident
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Woman killed in accident

Maddur: A 54-year-old woman died in an accident after the two-wheeler she was travelling was hit by an unidentified vehicle in Maddur, this morning. The deceased has been identified as Sudha, wife of Thimmaiah and a resident of Teachers Layout. The Police said that the incident took place at 5 this morning when she was…

Rowdy-sheeter’s hand chopped off in Maddur
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Rowdy-sheeter’s hand chopped off in Maddur

Maddur: A rowdy-sheeter’s right hand was chopped off by a gang, which attacked him in Maddur yesterday night. The rowdy-sheeter, whose hand was chopped and undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Mysuru, has been identified as 21-year-old Varun, who had come out on bail recently. Varun was charged for attempt to murder. It is…

Cauvery row: Kannada activists half-bury themselves in Maddur
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Cauvery row: Kannada activists half-bury themselves in Maddur

Maddur: Taking a cue from the farmers who half-buried themselves in Maharashtra to draw the attention of the Government towards their problems in April this year, a group of farmers half-buried themselves in Maddur this morning protesting against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam. The protesting farmers,…

CAUVERY WATER ROW: Pro-Kannada organisation, farmers protest in Maddur
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CAUVERY WATER ROW: Pro-Kannada organisation, farmers protest in Maddur

Maddur: Around 100 persons including members of Kasturi Pro-Kannada Organisation and farmers staged a protest at the Maddurammana Kere in Maddur this morning protesting against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. They alleged that the State Government had failed to protect the interest of the farmers by releasing water to TN. On learning…

Newly-wedded couple commits suicide by coming under moving train
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Newly-wedded couple commits suicide by coming under moving train

Maddur: A newly wedded couple committed suicide by falling in front of a moving train  near Maddur Railway Station yesterday. They have been identified as Sunil (28), a resident of Hunsur village in T. Narasipur taluk and Manjula (25), a resident of Kollegal. It is learnt that Sunil and Manjula had got married after falling…

Two youths killed in accident in Maddur
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Two youths killed in accident in Maddur

Maddur: Two employees of a coffee chain were killed on the spot when their bike rammed against a parked lorry near Maddur KSRTC Bus Stand on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway last night. The accident victims have been identified as 33-year-old Ajith and 36-year-old Umesh, both employees of Coffee Day in Maddur. Both of them were heading…

Chopper with Ministers makes emergency landing at Maddur
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Chopper with Ministers makes emergency landing at Maddur

Mysuru: A private chopper that had brought Chief Minister Siddharamaiah to Mysuru had to make an emergency landing at Maddur on its way to Bengaluru last evening. The helicopter was carrying Law Minister T.B. Jayachandra, Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar and Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil. CM Siddharamaiah had come to Malavalli from Bengaluru yesterday to…

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