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Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway traffic thrown out of gear
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Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway traffic thrown out of gear

Mandya: The Cauvery Pushkara Mela held once in 12 years in Srirangapatna, may not draw as much crowd as the Kumbh Mela in other parts of the country, but the 12-day Mela drew lakhs of people yesterday throwing traffic completely out of gear on the busy Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway. It was the sixth day yesterday and…

Water flows into Virija Canal
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Water flows into Virija Canal

The State Government has released Cauvery water from KRS into the dried canals for drinking purpose and livestock. This picture captured by SOM photographer yesterday shows a herd of sheep and goat near the Virija Canal on Mysuru-Bengaluru National Highway, grazing and drinking water from the canal. Virija canal irrigates about 5,360 hectares of wet…

Two from city among three killed in road accident near Maddur
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Two from city among three killed in road accident near Maddur

Mysuru: Two persons from city were among three killed in an accident that occurred near Maddur on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway at around 1 am today. Three more persons were injured and they have been admitted to Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS). The victims are 28-year-old Shakeel Ahmed, a resident of Udayagiri, 29-year-old Farooq, a resident…

Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Protests continue across Mandya
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Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Protests continue across Mandya

Mandya: Protests over the release of KRS water to Tamil Nadu continued across the district for the second day yesterday. Police detained hundreds of protesting farmers at Mandya city, while farmers staged a road blockade at Srirangapatna to register their protest against the detention of farmers. The farmers who gathered near Sir M. Visveswaraiah statue…

Rider killed as lorry hits scooter
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Rider killed as lorry hits scooter

Mysuru: A two-wheeler rider was killed when a lorry hit his scooter near the K.R. Mills Police check-post here last evening. The deceased has been identified as Basavalingappa (59), a resident of Siddalingapura on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway. Basavalingappa was proceeding on his scooter (KA-09 HB-5407) from Columbia Asia Hospital side towards Srirangapatna, when a Tamil Nadu…

Long weekend: Tourists crowd city
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Long weekend: Tourists crowd city

Mysuru: ‘Destination Mysuru’ seemed to be the mantra of tourists who have arrived in the city in large numbers from various parts of the country including Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai. Yesterday and today being weekends and tomorrow (May 1) being a closed holiday for May Day, all roads led to Mysuru. The number of tourists…

City student among 3 killed in separate accidents
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City student among 3 killed in separate accidents

Mysuru – Three youths including a city college student lost their lives in separate accidents on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway late last night. While one accident occurred near Srirangapatna where a 20-year-old girl was killed, the other accident took place near Maddur where two youths, aged 26 and 27, were killed. The first accident occurred at…

13 injured in Truck-KSRTC bus collision
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13 injured in Truck-KSRTC bus collision

A collision between a truck and a KSRTC bus at about 12.15 am near Columbia Asia Hospital Signal on Mysuru-Bengaluru highway in city has left 13 persons injured. The injured who are undergoing treatment at Columbia Asia Hospital here are identified as bus driver Madegowda, truck driver Kamalesh, passengers Narasimhamurthy, Niaz Pasha, Ravichandra, Thyagaraja and…

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