Tag: Varuna Canal

Unidentified body found
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Unidentified body found

January 21, 2019

Mysuru: A body of an unidentified woman was found in Varuna Canal near Varakodu in the taluk on Saturday. The deceased, aged between 25 and 35 years, is 5ft. tall and was found wearing a polyester saree and black blouse when found. Police have suspected that the woman may have accidentally slipped and fell into…

Three of a family killed as scooter falls into canal
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Three of a family killed as scooter falls into canal

December 3, 2018

Mandya:  Even as the mishap in which 30 people lost their lives when a private bus plunged into Varuna Canal at Kanaganamaradi in Pandavapura taluk on Nov.24 is still afresh in the minds of the people, three persons of a family, were killed when the scooter they were travelling, fell into a canal near Lokasara…

Mother, daughters commit suicide
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Mother, daughters commit suicide

September 22, 2018

Bodies fished out from Varuna Canal Mysuru: A mother and her two daughters committed suicide by jumping into the Varuna Canal near KRS on Thursday night and the bodies of the three victims were fished out from the Canal near Belagola yesterday morning. The deceased are Kamala (45), Vaishnavi (17) and Varsha (14), residents of…

Youth meets watery grave in Varuna Canal
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Youth meets watery grave in Varuna Canal

August 21, 2018

Mysuru: A youth, who had gone out to swim in the Varuna Canal along with his brother and friends on Saturday afternoon, has met his watery grave. The deceased is Gagan (16), son of Sudhakar Shetty, a resident of Metagalli. Gagan, a ninth standard student of Kuvempu High School, came home after school on Saturday…

Hope floats for farmers of Varuna Canal
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Hope floats for farmers of Varuna Canal

July 22, 2018

Mysuru:  Repair works of Varuna Canal that feeds water to four taluks of Mysuru district and one taluk of Mandya district, has brought a lot of hope among farmers in the region. The Varuna Canal, built in 1979, irrigates farmlands in 82 villages covering the five taluks. But with the passage of time, the canal…

Man ends life after daughter-in-law’s body found in canal
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Man ends life after daughter-in-law’s body found in canal

November 3, 2017

Mysuru: A man committed suicide by hanging self after the body of his daughter-in-law was found in Varuna Canal here yesterday morning. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh (55), a native of Palahalli in Mandya district but was residing in Shyadanahalli here along with his son Puneeth and daughter-in-law Rukmini. Puneeth, who works in…

Missing newly-wed found dead in canal
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Missing newly-wed found dead in canal

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: The body of a newly wedded woman, who had gone missing about week back, was found in the Varuna Canal located under Rural Police limits. The deceased lady has been identified as Rukmini (24). She had left the house on Oct. 27, after a quarrel with her husband. Rukmini was married to one Puneeth…

Swimming turns fatal for brothers from city
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Swimming turns fatal for brothers from city

October 30, 2017

Mysuru: Brothers, who went for a swim in Varuna Canal near Parasaiahanahundi in the taluk,  were drowned in the canal  yesterday. The deceased have been identified as Keshav (14) and Yashwanth (11), sons of Chandrashekaraiah and Renuka couple of Srirampura here. While Keshav was studying in 9th standard at Jyothi School, his brother Yashwanth was…

Missing person’s body found in Varuna canal
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Missing person’s body found in Varuna canal

September 3, 2017

Mysuru: The body of 56-year-old Jayaramu, a peon at University of Mysore Men’s P.G. Hostel in Manasagangothri, who was reported missing from the city since Aug. 29, was found in Varuna canal on Thursday. Jayaramu, a resident of Gangothri Layout left house for work on the morning of Aug.29, did not return home following which…

Body of murder victim found in canal
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Body of murder victim found in canal

September 1, 2017

Mysuru: The body of a murder victim, whose hands, legs and neck were tied with a rope, was found floating in the Varuna Canal at Lalithadripura here yesterday afternoon. The victim said to be between 50 and 55 years and well built, may have been strangled and his legs and hands tied before dumping into…

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