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

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

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,…

Mother, daughter commit suicide
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Mother, daughter commit suicide

Bettadapura: Increasing debts has forced a women and her daughter to commit suicide by consuming poison at Echuru village in Periyapatna taluk on Sunday. The deceased are Lolakshi (28) and her daughter Sandhya (10). Lolakshi, a native of Doddabelalu village had married Suresh of Echuru village 10 years ago. Suresh, who owned two acre land,…

Students locked up for non-payment of fees
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Students locked up for non-payment of fees

Periyapatna:  About eight students, all studying in Sri Basaveshwara Convent in classes one to four,  were found locked up and deprived of food for non-payment of fees, by the Head Master and other teachers. The students who had gone to write the exams had not returned even by 3 pm. The worried parents Basavaraj, P….

Tahsildar visits aggrieved woman, assures help
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Tahsildar visits aggrieved woman, assures help

* Periyapatna woman had written to President seeking mercy killing * Alleges that Police have failed to trace her missing husband Periyapatna: A team led by Periyapatna Tahsildar Kunhi Mohammad visited the house of a woman who had written to the President of India seeking permission for mercy killing as she was unable to support…

Family struggles to survive as breadwinner goes missing
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Family struggles to survive as breadwinner goes missing

Periyapatna:  Deeply disappointed over the attitude of the Police the family of a man who has gone missing since six months, is living in constant fear and in search of a livelihood. Sukhlal aka Suresh lived with his wife Sunitha and four children at Ravandur village in the taluk. A person in the village entered…

Farmer ends life
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Farmer ends life

Periyapatna:  A 52-year old farmer, unable to clear debts, ended his life by hanging self at his farm at Poonadahalli in Periyapatna taluk yesterday. P.V. Ramesh (52), son of Venkatappa of Poonadahalli is the deceased. Ramesh was said to be in deep debts, after borrowing loans from banks and private money lenders. Ramesh, who was…

Villagers allege re-commencement of illegal mining in farmers’ land
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Villagers allege re-commencement of illegal mining in farmers’ land

Periyapatna:  Villagers have alleged that illegal mining has re-started after it was stopped sometime back and have accused the authorities concerned of turning a blind eye towards it. Villagers Chandru, Manja, Ravi, Anand and others have complained that the villagers of Ragi Aaladamara, Hasuvinakavalu and surrounding places in the taluk were suffering because of illegal…

Elephant menace: Periyapatna villagers living under threat
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Elephant menace: Periyapatna villagers living under threat

Periyapatna:  Accusing Forest Department Officials of failing to check wild elephant menace, villagers living in forest border areas in Periyapatna taluk have vented their ire against official apathy. Uthenahalli is one of the most affected villages with wild elephants repeatedly straying into agricultural lands along the forest borders, destroying crops such as ragi, paddy, banana…

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