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Elephants force tribal woman to live atop banyan tree in Periyapatna !
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Elephants force tribal woman to live atop banyan tree in Periyapatna !

Periyapatna: While governments run by various political parties boast about several schemes they have launched for the welfare of tribal population and members of backward communities, here is a classic example in Periyapatna where it shows that many government schemes have just remained on paper, without reaching the deserving population. The story we are narrating…

Girl dies of suspected dengue
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Girl dies of suspected dengue

Periyapatna: In yet another dengue death reported from across the district in recent days, a 7-year-old girl form a Periyapatna village died of suspected dengue on Saturday. The deceased girl has been identified as Krupa, daughter of Mamatha and Lohith couple of Doddahonnur village in the taluk. Krupa was a 2nd standard student of a…

Two-year-old child killed as tempo hits
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Two-year-old child killed as tempo hits

Periyapatna: In a tragic incident, a two-year-old girl child was killed on the spot when a tempo carrying LPG cylinders ran over her while she was playing at Bootanahalli village in Periyapatna taluk last evening. The deceased girl has been identified as Vaishnavi (Kruthika), daughter of Kumara  (Thimma), a resident of Bootanahalli. The tempo (KA-12…

District Administration ready to rehabilitate Gejja, says DC
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District Administration ready to rehabilitate Gejja, says DC

Mysuru/ Periyapatna: Mysuru Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has stated that the District Administration would come to the rescue of Gejja, a native of Malaganakere haadi in Naviluru village near Periyapatna, who has been living atop a mango tree unable to bear the alleged harassment by the Forest Department officials. In a letter to Secretary, Social…

This man is living atop a mango tree since two years!
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This man is living atop a mango tree since two years!

By H.D. Ramesh Periyapatna: Every one of us would like to live on tree-tops for one or two days, far from the madding crowd and hustle and bustle of the city.  But what if you are forced to live atop a tree, 365 days and 24/7, that too under the threat of wild elephants? Here…

Rural students’plight
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Rural students’plight

Everyday the students perch on the goods auto in their villages, hang on to their dear lives, before reaching the bus stands. From there they catch mofussil buses and once again go through the same rigmarole in trying to catch the city buses to reach their colleges. This is the scene at the Bettadapura hobli…

Hi-tech flesh trade racket busted
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Hi-tech flesh trade racket busted

Five arrested, three girls rescued Periyapatna: Periyapatna Police have busted a flesh trade racket by raiding a lodge and have arrested five persons involved in the illegal racket besides rescuing five girls. The arrested persons have been identified as Sachitramurthy and Teerthesh of Nelamanga, Nagaraju of Bengaluru, lodge owner Mohan Kumar and his assistant Shivaswamy….

SC/ST grievances meet at Bylakuppe PS
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SC/ST grievances meet at Bylakuppe PS

Periyapatna: A public grievances meet of SC/ST communities was held at Bylakuppe Police Station in the taluk recently. Speaking at the meeting, PSI Ramachandra Nayak asked the public to inform the Police if they find illegal sale of liquor and such other illegal activities going on in their villages or surroundings. Pointing out that petty…

Dowry harassment: Mother hangs toddler, commits suicide
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Dowry harassment: Mother hangs toddler, commits suicide

Periyapatna: Depressed over the alleged dowry harassment from her husband and his family members, a 24-year-old homemaker hanged her two-year-old daughter and later hanged herself at Muttur village in Periyapatna taluk yesterday afternoon. While the deceased housewife has been identified as Rashmi, her daughter has been identified as Vaishnavi. According to Rashmi’s family members, they…

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