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King Cobra found in  Bantwal: left in forest safe and sound

Bantwal: Highly venomous Indian species Black Cobra or King Cobra has been found in private land belonged to Harikrishna Bantwal.

The snake was found in Arrecanut plantation belonged to Congress leader Harikrishna Bantwal was 13 feet long.

The forest department was informed to catch the cobra and they brought Kiran Pinto to the spot who is expert snake catcher.

He caught the cobra and left it safe and sound into Shiradi Ghat forest.

Officers of the department Subramanya Rao, Seetaram Shetty, Shivalinga Swami were present to help Kiran.
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Dispute over constructing compound wall in Bantwal

Bantwal: dispute arose in B.C.Road near Chikkayya Matt over building a compound wall in a government owned land. The two parties were regional resource department and the garage owners.

Near here in Chikkayya Matt the construction work of a compound wall for regional resource office is going on. The government land was dug for the purpose. But the garage owners Harishchandra Poojari and Bashir claimed that have put up a garage since 9 years.

They raised objection over building the compound as it will disrupt their business. But the other party claimed that the land is owned by the government.

Garage owner association Sudhakar Salian, social worker Manohar Nerambol, nominated member of Purasabha Lokesh Suvarna were in support of garage owners. Whereas BEO Sheshashayana, BRC Rajesh, Teachers association officers were supporting the department. As a result tension arose in the premises.

Before the situation could get worse, circle inspector Belliyappa, SI Rakshit and Nandakumar rushed to the spot and tried to compromise both the parties. After hours of talk it was decided that the compound will be built in L shape so that both parties would not get affected. Dispute came to an end.
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Landslip in Bantwal: houses in danger of fall down

Bantwal: Under Rayi panchayath limits in Kaitrodi quarters the whole area is in danger of landslip due to heavy rain for the past one week. 2 houses are in danger of collapse.

The land granted to Harish Poojari from the government where he is building his house is in a state to fall down. Next to his property a neighbours well and his pump set was buried under mud due to landslide.

The VA of the village have inspected the spots and submitted a record to the tax department. But no compensation has been released yet.

The people demand a compound wall to prevent further landslide and also requesting the district commission for immediate compensation.
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DC Ibrahim visits landslide areas in Bantwal

Bantwal: Mangaluru DC, A B Ibrahim visits the areas in Bantwal that are affected by landslide on Wednesday morning. He also visited the houses here that are damaged by the landslide.
He ordered the PDO to establish temporary shelters for the affected people and also said to open Ganji centers in Sujir government school. But people refused to stay in Ganji centers and said they will go to their relatives’ places.

 Tahsildar Purandar  Hegde, TP officer Cyprian Miranda, Tax officer Naryan Poojari, VA Pradeep, Narendrababu, Engineer Ravichandra and others  were present.

Again landslide:

At 11 o clock on Tuesday night again landslide happened in the area due to heavy rain.

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Youth tries to commit suicide: jumps into the river saved by local people

Bantwal: Youth tried to committee suicide in Panemangaluru by jumping into Netravati River from the bridge. The youth is identified as Siddakatte resident Dinesh(25).

Dinesh was walking on the bridge and all of a sudden jumped into the river. The youngsters of Goodinabali, who were watching the incident immediately jumped and rescued the young lad.

The river had measurable amount of water and was successfully saved. The reason behind this drastic step is not yet known.

Case is registered in police station.

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Two bikes collide with one another: one died

Bantwal: Two bikes collided with each other in Kudkoli near Sidakkate on Moodbidri- Bantwal highway on Sunday night.

Sundara Gowda(22), son of Lokaya Gowda died in the accident. He was working as an arecanut peeler worker. He was returning home in Kudkoli from his work. But near Siddakatte another bike coming from opposite side hit his bike.

Sunadar was severely injured and was taken to private hospital but he lost life on his way to hospital. Other bike rider Kukkipadi resident Prashant escaped death without any injuries.

Case is registered in Punjalkatte police station.

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Python gobbles two cats in Bantwal

Bantwal: A python in search of food had come to a home in Allipade has gobbled two cats in a house belonged to person named Joseph.

The membersof the house spotted the python, and were anxious to send the python out of the house. Luckily a local resident Vishwanat Kulal came forward and caught the python out of the house. Later he left the python in the forest.
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Hand over Yallalinga murder case to CBI: students protest in Bantwal

Bantwal:  About 1000 students of Kalladka Shri Rama Vidya Kendra protested at NH75, Kalladka highway demanding CBI probe into Yallalinga murder case. ABVP supported the students in their protest.

The students formed chain at Melinapete Kalladka and blocked the road for some time and expressed their anger on government. Karnataka ABVP student and sahpramukh Mis. Akshata K M spoke and said that for raising voice against corruption Yallalinga was murdered brutally. And one of the state ministers has hands on it she accused.

Students protested and said that 5-6 students are murdered in a year and the state government is not responding to murders of students. They demanded Minister Tangadagi to give resignation and quit.

In Nandita, Ratna Kotari and Akshata Devadiga murder case government is giving irresponsible statements. Gautami shootout and Saujanya case of Dharmastala are not handled properly by the government, student Raghav addressed the protestors.

Plea was handed over to the Tahsildar later. Bantwal circle inspector K U Belliyappa, SI Nandakumar, Rakshit, Chandrashekar and staff looked after the security of the protestors.

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