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Boy drowns at Balamuri
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Boy drowns at Balamuri

School trip ends in tragedy Mysuru: A school trip to Balamuri ended in a tragedy when one of the students reportedly met his watery grave yesterday. The deceased is Hemanth (16), son of Nagaraj and Jyothi of Belur in Hassan district. The students of a private school in Belur were on a trip to Mysuru…

Man drowns in Balamuri
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Man drowns in Balamuri

Mysuru:  A 40-year-old man from the city met a watery grave when he went for a swim at Balamuri in Srirangapatna taluk yesterday. Ramu (40), son of late Basavaraju and a resident of EWS colony, Subramanyanagar, Hebbal is the deceased. Ramu, a tanker driver by profession, had been to Balamuri along with his four friends…

Six firemen marooned during rescue operation saved
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Six firemen marooned during rescue operation saved

Mysuru:  A group of fire service personnel had a narrow escape as their boat turned turtle after hitting a rock in a rescue operation of a woman who jumped into the water that was being released from Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. The boat toppled and the rescue personnel landed in strong water currents. All…

Water release from KRS attracts tourists in hordes
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Water release from KRS attracts tourists in hordes

Mysuru: Water discharge from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam has pushed up the number of tourists visiting sites along the Cauvery Basin including Balamuri, Edamuri, Ranganathittu, Srirangapatna, Ganjam and surrounding areas. Yesterday being a holiday, many tourists had come to KRS from Bengaluru and Mandya. Many temple complexes at Srirangapatna have been inundated as…

Recurring death: Police ban entry to Balamuri tourist spot
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Recurring death: Police ban entry to Balamuri tourist spot

Mysuru: Following a series of deaths at the picturesque Balamuri waterfall near Srirangapatna, the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Police have installed a gate preventing tourist entry into the dangerous part of the waterfall. The waterfall, over the years, has gained notoriety of being a death trap. This year, since January, over eight deaths were reported…

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