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Stone Mining at Baby Betta Threat to Safety of KRS
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Stone Mining at Baby Betta Threat to Safety of KRS

Mandya: A Senior Police Officer’s report that rampant and uncontrolled mining-cum-stone quarrying activities at Baby Betta Reserve Forests in Pandavapura Taluk here is posing great danger to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) has raised safety concerns of the Dam itself. The Dam, built by Sir M. Visvesvaraya and the gift of Mysore Wadiyars, is a lifeline…

Scorn at corn waste near KRS
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Scorn at corn waste near KRS

Mysuru: Even as the State government is yet to take action on the report of illegal quarrying near KRS, here is a report of tourists spoiling the beauty of the Dam that is a lifeline of the region. Khalid Ahmed Khan, a reader of Star of Mysore, has sent  us this news along with pictures…

Open Street Fest on KR Boulevard
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Open Street Fest on KR Boulevard

Mysuru:  In view of overwhelming response from visitors to the Dasara Open Street Festival held on D. Devaraja Urs Road last year, the District Administration and the Department of Tourism have decided to hold this year’s festival at Krishnaraja Boulevard, which is free from heavy traffic and which is convenient for both visitors and organisers….

Variable Message Signboards, Mysuru city’s new must-see
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Variable Message Signboards, Mysuru city’s new must-see

Mysuru: The City Police have installed Smart Variable Messaging Signs (VMS) at three places to give traffic-related information about routes to ensure easy traffic movement. These signboards will provide real-time information about the state of the traffic and also suggest alternative routes with minimum traffic density to road users. The new system has been initiated…

Delegation meets Union Home Minister: Seeks Special Rs.5,000-crore package for Kodagu
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Delegation meets Union Home Minister: Seeks Special Rs.5,000-crore package for Kodagu

Bengaluru: A delegation led by Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha, which met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at Bengaluru on Tuesday, has appealed the Minister to urge the Union Government for announcing a Rs.5,000 crore special package for rebuilding of flood-ravaged Kodagu district. Kodagu District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh, MLAs K.G. Bopaiah and Appachu Ranjan, MLC…

KSTDC ropes in models for Dasara publicity
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KSTDC ropes in models for Dasara publicity

Mysuru:  Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has taken keen interest to promote tourism, especially during Dasara celebrations by showcasing all its hotel properties in KRS, Kodagu, Mysuru and other important tourist destinations. KSTDC will also hold Road Shows which will be brought out in a brochure form apart from  publishing advertisements, said Tourism Department…

Gun House Restaurant will open doors again to public
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Gun House Restaurant will open doors again to public

Mysuru: The more than a century-old Gun House which had been lying in a state of neglect with growth of thick weeds and vegetation for more than 32 years is springing back to life with the building once again going to house a hotel.   Yesterday morning the ground-breaking ceremony was performed at the Gun…

Nataka Karnataka…: BJP to hold Emergency Press Meet this evening
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Nataka Karnataka…: BJP to hold Emergency Press Meet this evening

Bengaluru: Even as Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) lashed out at State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa (BSY) this morning, accusing him of making relentless efforts to destabilise his (HDK) government and also accusing him (BSY) of setting a precedent on commission percentage in government contracts, Yeddyurappa has convened an Emergency Press Meet at the State…

Lotus Temple to bloom inside Glass House
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Lotus Temple to bloom inside Glass House

Mysuru: This year’s Dasara Flower Show will have a major attraction — a floral model of the Lotus Temple in New Delhi. The Lotus Temple in New Delhi is a Bahá’í House of Worship that was dedicated in December 1986. It is notable for its flower-like shape. As the major attraction for the Dasara Flower…

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