Shimogga: Child marriage of a 14-year-old girl has reportedly come to the fore in HK Junction village in Bhadravati Taluk in the district on Friday.

Based on the information given by the Department of Public Instructions, school teachers, children's helpline, police officers, and children's protection unit officials visited the spot and registered a case and rescued the girl.  

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Mangaluru: In another case of suspected Dengue, a 19-year old student died on Friday taking the toll of Dengue in Dakshina Kannada District to 11.

The deceased has been identified as Madhushri, a student of private college in Mangaluru.

Madhushri was admitted to a private hospital in the city due to suspected Dengue fever and was discharged just three days back.

She was again rushed to hospital on Thursday late night when she complained of chest pain. However, she passed away on Thursday after not responding to the treatment.

Health officials have denied Dengue to be the cause of her death and added that she was cured of Dengue while being discharged from the hospital.

The officials further added that she had developed lungs infection which caused her death.