Prakash Raj vows to make Chitradurga village fluoride-free

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January 27, 2018

Chitradurga, Jan 27: Actor Prakash Rai on Saturday visited Bandlarahatti village in Hiriyur taluk to learn about the fluoride problem in the village.

The multi-lingual actor interacted with the villagers and had first hand experience of the fluoride problem.

He vowed to make the village fluoride free and sought the help of the villagers for it.

"With your support, we can overcome the problems of the village. Everyone, irrespective of party affiliations, should join hands in addressing the fluoride problem in drinking water and in making Bandlarahatti a model village," he told villagers.

Water expert N Devarajareddy explained to Prakash Rai about the extent of fluoride in the water and ill-effects of it on the people of the region.

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October 5,2021

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Mangaluru, Oct 5: A teenage boy accidentally received bullet wounds when his father opened fire at an employee following a heated exchange of words near Morgan’s Gate in Mangaluru.

Sudheendra, 14, who is a Class 10, student, was rushed to hospital after the incident. His condition is said to be critical as bullet hit his head. 

The accused is Sudheendra’s father Rajesh, who is the proprietor of Vaishnavi Express Cargo firm. 

The incident took place near the office of the cargo firm when one of the employees of the firm came there to demand salary. 

It is learnt that a verbal spat erupted between the employer and the employee. In a fit of rage, the employer took out his revolver and opened fire. The bullet accidentally hit the head of his son. 

A tense atmosphere prevailed in the area for sometime after local residents heard the sound of firing. Local police rushed to the spot.

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October 11,2021

Mangaluru, Oct 11: The forest department officials have suspended an operation to capture a leopard after the big cat could not be spotted even after several days of drive at Maroli, on the outskirts of Mangaluru.

The leopard was spotted near a house on the fourth cross of Jayanagar in Maroli on October 3 and 6. Even the pug marks, that were spotted, were confirmed to be that of a leopard. Later, the officials could not trace the leopard. Hence, the operation to capture leopard has been suspended, said Range Forest Officer Prashanth Pai.

The operation was carried out under the directions of Deputy Conservator of Forests Dinesh and Assistant Conservator of Forests Subrahmanya Rao.

The forest department officials had placed a cage and a camera trap to capture the movement of the big cat.

The officials had rushed to the spot after the video of a leopard crossing the road in Maroli, shot by a local resident, was received by the forest department.

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October 13,2021

Newsroom, Oct 13: Officers from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are conducting searches at the houses of suspected Maoist sympathisers across south India. Sources said many houses were raided as part of operations conducted in 20 locations across Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. 

Searches were carried out in five locations across Chikkamagaluru, Udupi and Shivamogga districts of Karnataka. In neighbouring Kerala, raids were held at Kannur, Wayanad and Thrissur. In Tamil Nadu, searches were held at Chennai, Theni, Salem, Kanniyakumari, Krishnagiri and Ramanathapuram.

The case pertains to the celebration held to mark CPI (Maoist) formation day in the forest near Nilambur in September 2016. NIA took over the case filed by Edakkara police in September 2017. 

According to Coimbatore police, who were part of the operation, searches were conducted in the house of Dinesh, a dentist in Puliyakulam, who was arrested by Kerala Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on February 4. The NIA also searched the residence of Danish alias Krishna near Sungam in Ramanathapuram. Danish was arrested in Attapadi in 2018 and charged under the UAPA Act in 13 cases in Kerala. Dinesh and Danish are jailed in Kerala.  

A raid was conducted at the house of A Santhoshkumar, who is a member of the Maoist movement and has been absconding since May 2014 near Pollachi. The family members of Santhosh were interrogated a few months ago. Searches were conducted at the house of brother of Maoist suspect A Kalidoss, in Sivaganga.

NIA listed 19 accused in the case, including Danish and Santhosh of TN. Three others were killed in encounters. Digital devices recovered from the suspects’  premises, said a press release.

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