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CM launches Grameena Dasara at Periyapatna
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CM launches Grameena Dasara at Periyapatna

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy seen showering flower petals on the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari to launch the Grameena Dasara at Periyapatna Kasaba Hobli this morning. Picture below shows womenfolk dancing to the beats of Dollu Kunitha artistes. Later, the CM left for Madikeri, Kodagu.

Crops destroyed by breached tank
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Crops destroyed by breached tank

Periyapatna:  In yet another calamity, crops grown in over 50 acres of land were destroyed, when an overflowing ground-level water tank bund breached in the taluk late on Tuesday night. Following heavy rains that lashed the taluk on Tuesday, Hunsekatte and Somanakatte water bodies at Benagalu village overflowed and breached, with water gusting into the…

School compound damaged by drainage works
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School compound damaged by drainage works

Periyapatna: In a bizarre incident, the compound wall of a Government School at Bylakuppe in the taluk collapsed when the soil loosened while constructing an underground drainage just adjacent to the compound. The compound wall of Bylakuppe Government High School was built in 2015-16 at a cost of Rs.7 lakh, with Rajya Sabha Member D….

Youth commits suicide
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Youth commits suicide

Periyapatna:  A 21-year-old, reportedly committed suicide by jumping into Lakshmanatheertha River last evening. The deceased is Krishna, son of Nanjundegowda and a resident of Tatanahalli in the taluk. Krishna, who left his house, arrived at Hunsur in a bus and called his home over his phone and informed them that he was jumping into the…

Residents protest supply of contaminated water
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Residents protest supply of contaminated water

Periyapatna: Accusing the Town Municipal Council (TMC) officials of apathy in supplying pure drinking water, residents of Mahadeshwara Ashraya Layout in the town staged a demonstration in front of the TMC here yesterday. Claiming that contaminated water is being supplied to the layout in which Dalit labourers stayed, the protestors said the use of contaminated…

Pests found in Mid-day Meal; parents stage protest
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Pests found in Mid-day Meal; parents stage protest

Periyapatna:  Upset over pests found in food served for school children under the Mid-day Meal scheme, angry parents and villagers staged a demonstration in front of Manchadevanahalli Government Higher Primary School in the taluk this morning. Blaming the negligence of Manchadevanahalli School Head Mistress and the cooks for the same, the protesters demanded that the…

Bee attack at Periyapatna, Chamarajanagar leaves one dead, 20 injured
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Bee attack at Periyapatna, Chamarajanagar leaves one dead, 20 injured

Periyapatna/ Chamarajanagar:  One person died and 20 persons were seriously injured, when a swarm of bees attacked them in   separate incidents in Periyapatna and Chamarajanagar. The person who died in the bee attack is Lakkegowda (76). Lakkegowda was working in his field when bees attacked him near NDG Koppal, in Bettadapura, Periyapatna taluk, yesterday resulting…

Will Education Minister look into this neglected school?
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Will Education Minister look into this neglected school?

Periyapatna:  Will Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister N. Mahesh look into this school which has not been provided with original land documents since 42 years? The school is lying in a state of neglect and the parents of the children studying in the school have requested urgent intervention by the Minister. The school is…

Periyapatna woman traced in Shimla reaches Mysuru
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Periyapatna woman traced in Shimla reaches Mysuru

Bengaluru/ Mysuru: Saraswathi alias Padma, the woman from Makanahalli Palya at Periyapatna, who was lodged in a Shimla mental hospital for the past two years, returned to Karnataka last evening. On landing in Bengaluru, she was taken straight to Vidhana Soudha where she found an audience with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.   Padma, who went…

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