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City Zoo Aquarium works for New Zealand firm
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City Zoo Aquarium works for New Zealand firm

World-class Aquatic Life Science Park being built by New Zealand Company in Ahmedabad Team from Mysuru Zoo visits Ahmedabad Park Zoo Authority of Karnataka sends proposal to State Government seeking project approval  Mysore: The Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) is in the process of scouting for designers who can build a world-class aquarium that will…

Mysuru Zoo entry ticket price hiked
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Mysuru Zoo entry ticket price hiked

Weekdays from Rs.60 to Rs.80 (adults); Rs.30 to Rs.40 (children)  Weekends from Rs.80 to Rs.100 (adults); Rs.40 to Rs.50 (children) Mysore: In a bid to collect funds to undertake various developmental works at Mysuru Zoo, the authorities have hiked the price of entry tickets from June 1 itself. According to the revised price, the entry…

Financial bid for KRS crest gates replacement finalised
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Financial bid for KRS crest gates replacement finalised

Mysuru: The time has at last come for the replacement of decades old 143 crest gates of KRS Dam, with the Govt. finalising the financial bid for the works. The Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Ltd. (CNNL) had come up with a plan to replace 143 out of the 173 crest gates (Sluice Gates) of the world…

Cauvery Water Authority meets: TN demands 31.24 TMC ft. of water
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Cauvery Water Authority meets: TN demands 31.24 TMC ft. of water

New Delhi:  The crucial Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) meeting was held here this morning amid a weak monsoon aggravating the storage situation in the reservoirs in Cauvery River basin. As soon as the meeting began, Tamil Nadu told the Authority that Karnataka had failed to release the June quota of 9.19 TMC ft. of…

Rs.60 crore project approved for development works in the district
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Rs.60 crore project approved for development works in the district

Mysore: Public Works Department (PWD) Minister H.D. Revanna has approved an additional fund of over Rs.60 crore for development works in city and the district. The decision was taken at a meeting held at the Minister’s office in Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru, yesterday which was attended by District Minister G.T. Devegowda, Parliamentary Secretary Thippeswamy, PWD Secretary…

Zoo Aquarium Project: MLA Ramdas talks of PPP
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Zoo Aquarium Project: MLA Ramdas talks of PPP

Mysuru: K.R. Constituency MLA S.A. Ramdas, speaking to Star of Mysore about Mysuru Zoo aquarium project which has been stalled said, “The works pertaining to the Rs. 5 crore aquarium began in 2010-11. The grant was given from the MLA Fund as the project came under K.R. Constituency.  “About 6 months ago, myself along with…

Four Government Hospitals to get ultra-modern Operation Theatres
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Four Government Hospitals to get ultra-modern Operation Theatres

Bengaluru: The State Government has sanctioned ultra-modern Operation Theatres (OTs) at Mysuru, Mandya, Ballari and Hubballi Medical College Hospitals. The OTs, which costs Rs.15 crore each, will facilitate conduct of 15 to 20 surgies at a time. These OTs will be used by a dedicated team of specialist doctors.  Victoria Hospital at Bengaluru already has…

Mysore Varsity releases Mysore Declaration on Universal Health Coverage
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Mysore Varsity releases Mysore Declaration on Universal Health Coverage

‘UHC should be treated like One Nation, One Scheme’ Mysuru: Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), University of Mysore (UoM), had organised a two-day workshop on “Accelerating Universal Health Coverage in India: Issues and Challenges,” funded by National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) at Vijnana Bhavan in Manasagangothri here recently. …

City Railway Station gets Integrated ISO Certificate
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City Railway Station gets Integrated ISO Certificate

Mysore: Railway Board has identified 37 major Railway Stations across the country for developing as “Eco Smart” Stations and Mysuru Railway Station is one of them. The Environment and Housekeeping Management Wing under the leadership of Brij Mohan, Divisional Environment Officer, took this initiative and in a very short time necessary steps were taken for…

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