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Two of Dandupalya gang arrested after 32 years
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Two of Dandupalya gang arrested after 32 years

Nagamangala Police have arrested two persons, Doodamuniya and his brother Chikkamuniya, said to be members of Dandupalya gang who were involved in burglaries of houses in Bellur and Nagamangala during 1981-84. They were arrested and granted bail in 1985 but subsequently were absconding for 32 years and now arrested again.

Water level rises at KRS
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Water level rises at KRS

The Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam witnessed a rise in water level by 3.39 ft yesterday with the release of Hemavathi river water from Gorur Dam in Hassan. The water-level at KRS was heading towards dead-storage (74 ft) and in an effort to supply water to areas depending on River Cauvery, the authorities had released water…

One killed as car topples
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One killed as car topples

In a tragic incident, one person was killed and two others were seriously injured, when the car in which they were travelling toppled as the driver lost control of the car on Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway near Srirangapatna, yesterday morning. The deceased has been identified as Mahesh (25), a native of Udupi and the injured have been…

Excise contractor and youth found dead  under mysterious circumstances
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Excise contractor and youth found dead  under mysterious circumstances

An Excise contractor from Mandya was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his hotel   yesterday. The deceased Excise contractor has been identified as Rangaswamy. Rangaswamy, who is also the proprietor of Jyothi International Hotel located at Kallahalli in Mandya, slept at a room of the hotel on Thursday night. But as Rangaswamy did not come…

Thousands of fish die at Boodanooru Lake
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Thousands of fish die at Boodanooru Lake

Severe drought and lack of water have killed thousands of fish at the Boodanooru Lake in Mandya. The lake has been given on contract to some villagers who depend on the fish sales for their livelihood. They are in dire straits now following the fish death. Added to the water scarcity, the water is polluted,…

G. Raju
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G. Raju

G. Raju (65), son of Guruvegowda and a resident of Guttalu in Mandya, passed away this morning. The Dharmadarshi of Gurumurthamma Temple Development Board, Hannur, Raju leaves behind wife Sowbhagyamma, two sons, two daughters and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites at Mandya today at 4 pm.

‘Kannada has survived only because of rural people’
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‘Kannada has survived only because of rural people’

“Kannada has survived only because of rural people,” opined Littérateur M. Krishnegowda, President of 14th District Kannada Sahitya Sammelana which was held at Sir M.V. Stadium here on Friday. In his presidential address, Krishnegowda said that Kannada was an integral part of folklore which has strong roots in rural areas. He hailed the contributions of…

Ramalingaiah
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Ramalingaiah

Ramalingaiah (85), former CADA Chairman and advocate, passed away at his residence following cardiac arrest yesterday. He leaves behind two  sons Vivekananda (V.V. Puram Traffic Inspector) & Aravind, two daughters and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were performed at Mandya this afternoon.

Mandya farmer succumbs to snake-bite
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Mandya farmer succumbs to snake-bite

)- Ramesh (40), a farmer from Hemmige village in Mandya taluk, who was being treated at the District Hospital for snake bite, passed away at the hospital yesterday evening. It is reported that Ramesh, who had gone to his field to release water from the borewell at about 7.30 pm, was bitten by a snake…

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