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Mother drowns children in water drum, commits suicide
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Mother drowns children in water drum, commits suicide

Mandya: A 25-year-old mother of two children, depressed over incurable skin disease, allegedly drowned her two children in a water drum and later committed suicide by hanging self at her house in Shivanahalli at Nagamangala taluk in the district yesterday afternoon. While the mother is identified as Shivamma alias Mahalakshmi, wife of Manjunath, a Gram…

Mysuru student drowns in River Cauvery
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Mysuru student drowns in River Cauvery

Mandya: A city student, who had gone for a swim along with three of his friends to River Cauvery near Karekura village in the taluk, was reportedly drowned yesterday                        afternoon. While the deceased student is Hemanth (21), son of Raghuram of Mysuru, his friend who had gone with him are Kowshik, Manoj and Lokaranjan. All…

Nine get life term for rice merchant’s murder
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Nine get life term for rice merchant’s murder

Mandya: Nine persons, followers of JD(S) National General Secretary Zafrullah Khan, charged with murdering a rice merchant in 2010, were sentenced to life imprisonment by the IV Additional District and Sessions Court in Mandya yesterday. According to the Mandya West Station Police, Rafi Ulla was brutally attacked by the gang with lethal weapons on Jan.18,…

Woman falls prey to kidney racket, commits suicide
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Woman falls prey to kidney racket, commits suicide

Malavalli (Mandya District): A 48-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping into Doddakere in Malavalli town yesterday and the Police have suspected that she was a victim of the kidney racket. Venkatamma of Gangamatha Beedhi was selling greens and vegetables. It is said that Tara, a neighbour, allegedly convinced Venkatamma to sell her kidney to make…

‘Gaddappa’ of Thithi fame struggling for medical treatment
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‘Gaddappa’ of Thithi fame struggling for medical treatment

Mandya: Channe Gowda, 75, who shot to fame as ‘Gaddappa’ (man with a beard) in the award-winning Kannada movie Thithi, is severely unwell and battling with paralysis. His relatives and neighbours at Node Koppalu near Pandavapura said that the septuagenarian was treated in a hospital in Mysuru for a few days and was brought to…

Deafening sound triggers panic in Mandya
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Deafening sound triggers panic in Mandya

Mandya: A loud sound triggered panic among the residents of Mandya and surrounding places on Thursday. Fear gripped Mandya and its surroundings for a few minutes following a loud sound at about 3.40 pm. Panic-struck people ran out of their homes and offices as the sound reverberated through the taluk for a few seconds, causing…

Adieu Ambarish
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Adieu Ambarish

Lakhs pay last respects to actor-politician at Mandya, Bengaluru Funeral procession from Kanteerava Stadium to Kanteerava Studios Mandya/ Bengaluru: The last journey of Malavalli Huchhegowda Amarnath, fondly known as “rebel star” Ambarish (66), began in Bengaluru at around 12 noon today. After an overnight opportunity for lakhs of fans to pay their last respects at…

Fans brave midnight chill to pay last respects to Ambi in Mandya
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Fans brave midnight chill to pay last respects to Ambi in Mandya

Mandya: Scores of teary-eyed fans paid their last respects to actor and politician M.H. Amarnath, popular as Ambarish, in Mandya yesterday. The darling of the masses passed away at a private hospital in Bengaluru on Saturday night after a cardiac arrest. After thousands of people — men, women and children — from across Karnataka came…

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