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Student electrocuted
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Student electrocuted

October 14, 2019

Periyapatna: A 13-year-old student was electrocuted, when he touched the power line, which was illegally drawn to supply power to a farm at Sampigekatte near Abbalati village in the taluk. The deceased boy is Manju, son of Poojary and a resident of B-Colony in Abbalati tribal hamlet. Following Dasara holidays, Manju, a class seven student…

Girl drowns in jumbo trench
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Girl drowns in jumbo trench

October 3, 2019

Periyapatna:  A seven-year-old girl died after she slipped and fell into a water-filled elephant trench at Aladakatte Tribal Hamlet in the taluk yesterday morning. The deceased is Sinchana, daughter of Chandru of the tribal hamlet. Sinchana, along with her classmates, was playing near the water-filled trench close to her house, when she accidentally fell into…

From tribal hamlet to athletic track…
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From tribal hamlet to athletic track…

September 20, 2019

By H.D. Ramesh A student from the Government School near the forest border and son of a very poor couple living in Tribal Hamlet (Girijana Haadi), Sachin, has brought laurels to the school and parents by being selected for the State-level Athletic Meet. Even teachers and parents of the taluk’s Kogilwadi Government Higher Primary School…

GP Member found dead inside car
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GP Member found dead inside car

September 18, 2019

Periyapatna: A Gram Panchayat (GP) Member was found dead in his car under mysterious circumstances on Tuesday. Ashok (33), a Member of Hanasoge GP in K.R. Nagar taluk, is the deceased. Villagers, who found a Maruti Ertiga car parked by the roadside on Ravandur-Attigodu Road throughout Monday night, informed the matter to the Police on…

In their hour of grief, family parts with loved one’s organs
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In their hour of grief, family parts with loved one’s organs

August 16, 2019

Mysuru: Even as the entire Mysuru city was soaked in Independence Day fervour yesterday, members of one family made a conscious decision of donating organs of their loved one to save the lives of a couple of recipients who are in the line, waiting for vital organs.  The family of 29-year-old Dharma, a resident of…

Selfie craze claims tourist’s life
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Selfie craze claims tourist’s life

August 2, 2019

Periyapatna: Adding to the growing list of selfie and TikTok deaths in Karnataka, a tourist from Tamil Nadu met a watery grave when he accidentally  fell into a lake at Periyapatna yesterday. He was trying to take a selfie while he was on a boating ride at about 4.30 pm.  The deceased has been identified…

Ambari Paramesh of Periyapatna for National Kickboxing contest
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Ambari Paramesh of Periyapatna for National Kickboxing contest

July 9, 2019

Green Kids School Founder Ambari Paramesh has been selected for the National-level Junior and Senior Kickboxing Contest to be held in Haryana. Paramesh won at the State-level Contest held recently at the premises of International Youth Hostel in Gokulam, Mysuru. State Kickboxing Association President Krishna, General Secretary C. Ravi and District President Shyam were present…

Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest
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Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest

June 20, 2019

Gundlupet/ Periyapatna: In separate incidents, the Forest Department staff have found carcasses of two tigers at Bandipur National Park, Gundlupet and at Muddanahalli Forest in Periyapatna taluk. In the first incident, the Forest staff have found the carcass of a seven-year-old tiger at Chikkanahalla area of Moolehole Range in Bandipur National Park. It is said…

Periyapatna woman, daughter end life
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Periyapatna woman, daughter end life

May 19, 2019

Mysuru:  In a heart rending incident, a 45-year-old woman and her 20-year-old specially abled daughter from Periyapatna, who were admitted to a city hospital after they had consumed poison in a suicide bid, breathed their last in the hospital last evening. Saraswathi (45), wife of Sannaswamy Nayaka and her daughter Suma (20), residents of Parisara…

Three killed in SUV-bike collision in Periyapatna
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Three killed in SUV-bike collision in Periyapatna

May 6, 2019

Periyapatna: Three persons, said to be Cooking Assistants, who were proceeding to work on a bike were killed when an SUV rammed into the bike at Kirunelli Gate in the taluk yesterday afternoon. The deceased are identified as Prakash (19), Someshwara (18) and Mahadevaswamy (19), all residents of Ibhjaala village in Nanjangud taluk. The deceased,…

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