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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…

Pushkara Mela begins at Srirangapatna
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Pushkara Mela begins at Srirangapatna

Srirangapatna: The 12-day ‘Dakshina Bhageerathi Cauvery Pushkara Maha Mela’ began this morning on the banks of River Cauvery at Srirangapatna. Thousands of devotees are expected to participate in the event. Mandya District Administration has made all arrangements for the grand Mela. The Mela is one of the traditional practices of Hindus and it began exactly…

KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !
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KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !

Mysuru/Mandya: How often do you see children playing cricket in a canal that supplies water to thousands of hectares of fertile land? Some children were found playing inside the Visvesvaraya Canal (Chikkadevaraya Canal) at Achappanakoppalu near Srirangapatna yesterday, reminding us of a grim situation that we are in where Karnataka is staring at a drought…

Demand for Trin Trin in Srirangapatna grows
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Demand for Trin Trin in Srirangapatna grows

Mandya: The popularity of Asia’s first Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) system — Trin Trin — is catching on fast and the heritage city, Mysuru, is surely leading from the front. The response to this novel method of riding round the city on pollution-free mode of transport with docking stations to boot is slowly spreading to…

Revenue Inspector complains to SP on Srirangapatna MLA’s behaviour
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Revenue Inspector complains to SP on Srirangapatna MLA’s behaviour

Srirangapatna: Revenue Inspector Doddaiah has lodged a complaint with SP Radhika alleging that Srirangapatna MLA Ramesh Babu Bandisiddegowda had abused him in foul language and intimidated him during a ‘Janasamparka’ meeting held at Naguvanahalli in the taluk on Monday. Doddaiah has complained that the MLA heeding to the words of his supporters had abused him…

Brave woman catches her chain-snatcher
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Brave woman catches her chain-snatcher

Srirangapatna: A woman from Bengaluru, who had come to Nimishamba Temple in Srirangapatna along with her family, caught the man who snatched her gold chain at the parking lot here yesterday. While the woman, who caught her chain-snatcher, has been identified as 23-year-old Navya, the chain-snatcher has been identified as Naveen Kumar. A resident of…

Youth murdered
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Youth murdered

Srirangapatna: A 30-year old youth was found murdered with his throat slit, on the road off Mysuru-Bengaluru highway in Srirangapatna last evening. The deceased has been identified as Ajay (30),  son of Manjunath of Darasaguppe. Ajay who worked for Muthoot Finance Company at Pandavapura, is said to have picked up a person after completing his…

Man caught trying to sell his daughter
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Man caught trying to sell his daughter

Srirangapatna: Child trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes. It is all the more reprehensible when the man himself indulges in it, trying to sell his three-year-old daughter. The Police and Women & Child Protection Officers have been able to nab the person, while he was in the act of selling the child yesterday….

Rowdy-sheeter arrested for assault on divorced wife
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Rowdy-sheeter arrested for assault on divorced wife

Srirangapatna: A rowdy-sheeter, who had assaulted his divorced wife brutally, has been arrested by the Police. The accused rowdy-sheeter has been identified as Mahesh, a resident of Hulikere village. It may be recalled that on May 27, the accused who barged into the Gram Panchayat office, where his divorced wife Geetha was working as a…

Two killed, one injured as car topples
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Two killed, one injured as car topples

Srirangapatna: Two persons were killed on the spot, while another sustained serious injuries, when the car in which they were travelling toppled near T.M. Hosur Gate on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway late Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Trilok Jadav (25), a resident of Laggeri in Bengaluru and Roopesh (25), resident of Dasarahalli in Bengaluru….

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