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KGF youth drowns in Balamuri
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KGF youth drowns in Balamuri

August 6, 2023

Mandya: A 27-year-old youth from KGF in Kolar district died after he reportedly drowned at Cauvery river in Balamuri, Srirangapatna taluk in the district this morning. The deceased is identified as Yashwanth, who had come to Balamuri, the famous picnic spot, along with three of his friends — Tarun, Umesh and Pavan. He was washed…

Two youths drown
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Two youths drown

May 23, 2023

Srirangapatna: Two youths, who had gone for a swim in Cauvery River at Balamuri on Sunday have been drowned. The deceased have been identified as P. Darshan (19), son of Prasanna of Holenarasipur in Hassan district and his relative Dhananjay (19). Darshan and Dhanjay had come to attend the wedding of their relative at the…

Four die in separate incidents
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Four die in separate incidents

September 19, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: In separate cases, four persons including a girl student have died of drowning and suicide in and around the city. In the first case, a 24-year-old M.Com graduate was drowned at Balamuri near city yesterday. The deceased is M.S. Yogesh, son of Somashekar and a resident of Vidyaranyapuram in city. Yogesh along with three…

Bengaluru man drowns at Balamuri
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Bengaluru man drowns at Balamuri

April 26, 2022

Srirangapatna: A 33-year-old man from Bengaluru, who had come on a picnic with his friends to Balamuri was drowned in the river on Sunday evening. The deceased is Puneeth Kumar, an auto driver by profession and a resident of Bannerghatta Road in Bengaluru. Puneeth, who had come to Balamuri along with his friends, ventured into…

Massive cleanliness drive at Balamuri
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Massive cleanliness drive at Balamuri

December 7, 2019

Mysuru: As part of Swachata Pakhawada from Dec. 1 to 15, CISF unit of BRBNMPL Mysore has undertaken various activities including sensitisation and awareness march by CISF personnel and family members regarding the importance of cleanliness and sanitation.  Community programmes like route march, massive cleanliness drive in nearby Belavatha village, cleanliness drive at schools are…

Four miscreants assault realtor at Balamuri
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Four miscreants assault realtor at Balamuri

November 16, 2019

Case registered against sandalwood co-actress, her father Srirangapatna: A realtor was assaulted by a gang of four persons at Balamuri on Nov. 12 and the realtor alleging that Ayogya film co-actress Drushya and her father were behind the assault has lodged a complaint against them at KRS Police Station. The realtor, identified as Rajesh of…

Mysurean drowns at Balamuri
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Mysurean drowns at Balamuri

July 30, 2019

Srirangapatna: A 35-year-old man from Mysuru, who had gone on a picnic to Balamuri along with his friend was drowned in River Cauvery after he slipped and fell into it yesterday. The deceased is Jayaram, an autorickshaw driver and a resident of Manchegowdanakoppal in Mysuru. Jayaram was standing at the edge of the river when…

From Rishi Kanva Ashrama to a hub for drunken youth: Balamuri’s Bane
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From Rishi Kanva Ashrama to a hub for drunken youth: Balamuri’s Bane

July 22, 2019

By Vinay Karekura Srirangapatna: Every year during monsoon, certain places in and around Mysuru attain extra glory due to gushing of rainwater and also due to water release from reservoirs. They attract tourists in hordes. Among the places that are crowd-puller are Balamuri and Edamuri near Srirangapatna.  Balamuri is a popular picnic spot where tourists…

Balamuri, Edamuri Cauvery barriers turning into DEATH TRAPS
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Balamuri, Edamuri Cauvery barriers turning into DEATH TRAPS

July 3, 2019

106 tourists killed in the last 14 years By Vinay Karekura Srirangapatna: The scenic Balamuri and Edamuri tourist spots, about three kilometres from Belagola in Srirangapatna taluk where River Cauvery flows, most of the times with turbulence, are becoming death traps with the number of tourists drowning increasing by the day.  It may be recalled…

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