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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…

Miraculous escape for passengers as private bus catches fire
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Miraculous escape for passengers as private bus catches fire

Mandya: About 15 passengers of a private bus had a miraculous escape, when the bus caught fire at Kolli Circle in Maddur in the wee hours yesterday. It is learnt that the private bus (KA-01-AC-4259) belonging to SRS Travels was ferrying 15 workers from Bidadi Industrial Area towards Mandya and Mysuru on Wednesday late night….

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…

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