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Mandya DC bans mining around KRS Dam
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Mandya DC bans mining around KRS Dam

Mandya: Mandya Deputy Commissioner N. Manjushree has banned mining, stone quarrying and all other allied activities in 20-kilometre radius around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. The DC will issue an order in this regard in the next two days. A decision to this effect has been taken at an emergency meeting of officials chaired…

Pandavapura Baby Betta land declared as ‘B-Kharab’
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Pandavapura Baby Betta land declared as ‘B-Kharab’

Mysuru/ Mandya: The efforts of the erstwhile Mysuru royal family to get Khata for Baby Betta Amruth Mahal Kaval under Chinakurali hobli of Pandavapura taluk, has received a setback as Pandavapura Tahsildar D. Hanumantharayappa has clarified that the land is ‘B-Kharab’ and it is not possible to issue Khata of the land to anybody. ‘B-Kharab’…

BJP leader writes to DC on illegal mining
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BJP leader writes to DC on illegal mining

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Vichara Manch State Secretary and BJP leader C.T. Manjunath has urged the Mandya Deputy Commissioner and State Chief Secretary to take all possible action against erstwhile Mysuru Royal Family Pramod Devi Wadiyar and her son Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar for allowing their land (Survey Number 1, Amruth Mahal Kaval) for illegal…

Cops crackdown on illegal use of explosives around KRS Dam
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Cops crackdown on illegal use of explosives around KRS Dam

Mandya: Pandavapura Police have launched a crackdown on two  illegal stone quarrying units for using explosives at Baby Betta Kaval limits in Pandavapura Taluk. Baby Betta Kaval falls under 20 kms radius around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam.  On a tip off, Police carried out this crackdown. Police have seized explosives like gelatin sticks,…

Mandya DC bans explosives for stone quarrying 20 kms around KRS Dam
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Mandya DC bans explosives for stone quarrying 20 kms around KRS Dam

Mandya:  Mandya Deputy Commissioner (DC) N. Manjushree has banned the use of explosives in mining and stone quarrying activities in 20 kilometers radius around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. The ban has been imposed in view of Karnataka State Natural Disasters Monitoring Committee (KSNDMC) recommending the Mandya District Administration to check damages and fractures…

Blast of sound shocks people in Mysuru, Mandya and Pandavapura
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Blast of sound shocks people in Mysuru, Mandya and Pandavapura

Mysuru:  Several Mysureans and residents of Mandya, Pandavapura and Srirangapatna experienced a mysterious rattling sound at around 2.40 pm yesterday. The sound was sharp and was of high intensity and its effects were felt across Mysuru, Srirangapatna, Pandavapura and parts of Mandya. The loud sound came at a time when similar sounds were heard in…

Stone Crusher Owners’ Association claims there is no threat to KRS
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Stone Crusher Owners’ Association claims there is no threat to KRS

Mysuru:  The Stone Crusher Owners and Quarry Owners Association, Pandavapura in Mandya District, has clarified that their mining activities in Baby Betta and surrounding areas are not a threat to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. In a press release, President of Association K. Krishna, Treasurer A.S. Ramesh and Secretary C. Shivakumar have said that the…

Stone mining threat to KRS Dam: I have no objection to stop mining, says Mandya District Minister
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Stone mining threat to KRS Dam: I have no objection to stop mining, says Mandya District Minister

Mandya:  Mandya District Minister C.S. Puttaraju has stated that he has already directed the District authorities to take steps to curb illegal mining at Chinnakurali, Baby Betta Kaval, Amrutha Mahal Kaval, Honaganahalli, Bastipura, Beechanakuppe, Avverahalli and Bannangadi. He was reacting to Star of Mysore report published yesterday under the title ‘Stone Mining at Baby Betta:…

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…

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