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Death of couple in road mishap: KSRTC driver jailed, fined
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Death of couple in road mishap: KSRTC driver jailed, fined

Srirangapatna: A Court in Srirangapatna has sentenced a KSRTC driver to one year imprisonment, besides imposing a penalty of Rs. 3,000 on him, for the death of a couple in a road mishap that took place nearly three years ago. Mallappa Gurikar is the KSRTC driver who has been sentenced. Ravi and Prabhavathi, a couple…

Sankranti of lamps and fire rituals…
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Sankranti of lamps and fire rituals…

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangapatna, the Adhi Ranga of Triranga Darshanam, which has a great significance among Vaishnavas in South India, glowing with lakhs of earthen lamps lit to mark the 29th Annual Makara Sankranti Laksha Deepotsava last night. Decorated cattle and sheep being made to jump over the fire set to a small hay…

City youths among three killed in road accidents
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City youths among three killed in road accidents

Mysuru: Two youths from city were among three persons who were killed in separate road accidents that took place at Srirangapatna and near Maddur yesterday. In the first incident, two youths from city, who were working at a bike showroom in Srirangapatna, were killed, when a tipper rammed into their bike at the KSRTC Bus…

Srirangapatna to be developed with a grant of Rs. 23 crore
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Srirangapatna to be developed with a grant of Rs. 23 crore

Srirangapatna:  Srirangapatna will be developed with a grant of Rs. 23 crore to make it an ideal tourist place. Disclosing this to press here recently, MLA  A.S. Ravindra Srikantaiah said that the historical spots in the town would be developed to woo tourists. On the cards are modern horse-drawn carriages like Sarots, Ganda Bherunda sculpture…

Rider sees leopard; falls from bike at Srirangapatna
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Rider sees leopard; falls from bike at Srirangapatna

Mandya: A youth, riding his bike to his village suffered injuries after he fell from the vehicle when a leopard came suddenly onto the road near T.M. Hosur in Srirangapatna taluk last night. The injured youth is Mahesh, a resident of Kaalenahalli village. Mahesh was proceeding to his village when a leopard suddenly appeared in…

Raja Mantapa near Srirangapatna found destroyed
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Raja Mantapa near Srirangapatna found destroyed

Mandya: Many people are aware of vested interests encroaching upon properties belonging to Mysuru Maharajas. An attempt to grab such a property at Kirangur near Srirangapatna has come to light now. Everyone is aware that Mysuru Maharajas used to celebrate Dasara Festival in Srirangapatna. As a testimony to that, the Dasara Mantapa used then is…

Wellesley Bridge under threat of being washed away     
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Wellesley Bridge under threat of being washed away     

Mysuru: Will the historical Wellesley Bridge near Srirangapatna meet the fate of Lushington Bridge at Kollegal that was washed away last month? Seeing the present state of the Wellesley Bridge that is near-to-submersion due to thousands of cusecs of water being released from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, heritage lovers feel that the bridge…

KSRTC driver, conductor assaulted over trivial issue
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KSRTC driver, conductor assaulted over trivial issue

Mysuru: A group of youth allegedly assaulted a KSRTC driver and conductor, injuring them grievously at Hampapura near Srirangapatna on Tuesday night. The youth assaulted the duo for a trivial reason. The bus belonged to Sathagalli Depot and it was plying on Route 110B/01. While the bus was driven by Swamygowda, the conductor was Madegowda….

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