Tag: Cauvery River

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary opens for tourists
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary opens for tourists

September 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary at Srirangapatna, which was temporarily closed from Aug. 6 was reopened to tourists yesterday. 90 tourists visited the bird sanctuary on the first day. Following heavy discharge of water to Cauvery River from KRS Dam, the bird sanctuary authorities, anticipating flooding of the sanctuary, had ordered temporary closure of the…

Mandya DC visits flood-affected areas
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Mandya DC visits flood-affected areas

August 11, 2020

Mandya: With the district facing a flood-like situation in several parts, Mandya DC Dr. M.V. Venkatesh visited several villages along Cauvery River basin in the district to review the situation. The DC visited Gauthama Kshetra at Doddekoppalu village in Srirangapatna taluk, Wellesley Bridge at Srirangapatna town and Nimishamba Temple at Ganjam and took stock of…

KRS Dam Gates Open
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KRS Dam Gates Open

August 9, 2020

Reservoir just 5 feet short of attaining maximum level of 124.8 feet  Mysore/Mysuru: Crest gates of Krishna Raja Sagar in Mandya District have been opened to release water to Cauvery River and Canals. The Dam is receiving 97,533 cusecs of water as it rained heavily in Kodagu since the last couple of days. Today morning’s…

Woman with child jumps to Cauvery River
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Woman with child jumps to Cauvery River

August 9, 2020

Woman saved, search on for child Mandya: A woman, in an attempt to commit suicide, jumped into the Cauvery River, along with her two-year-old daughter, from the bridge at Srirangapatna yesterday. The woman was rescued, but her daughter was swept away by strong currents and was drowned. While the woman has been identified as 24-year-old…

Croc tension at Kushalnagar
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Croc tension at Kushalnagar

August 7, 2020

Kushalnagar: Three juvenile crocodiles were sighted on the banks of Cauvery River at Vivekananda Layout here causing some anxious moments. As River Cauvery is full due to rains, crocodiles are now being spotted on the river banks. Villagers said that there is a huge female crocodile in the river which had laid eggs on the…

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary temporarily closed from today
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary temporarily closed from today

August 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Citing lack of tourists, prevention of COVID-19 from spreading and release of large quantity of water to Cauvery River from KRS in future, the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary at Srirangapatna, has been temporarily closed from today until further orders. Disclosing this to SOM this morning, Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF) Alexander said that as of…

Project on to remove silt from Cauvery River in Kushalnagar
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Project on to remove silt from Cauvery River in Kushalnagar

May 11, 2020

Kushalnagar: Ground-breaking ceremony for a mega Rs. 89-lakh project to remove silt from River Cauvery in the Kushalnagar belt to prevent flooding of the town was performed this morning. Madikeri MLA M.P. Appachu Ranjan performed the ceremony in the presence of Kodlipet’s Kirkodli Mutt Seer Sadashiva Swamiji. The Kodagu District Administration had agreed for the…

Diver fishes out gold ornament from Cauvery River
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Diver fishes out gold ornament from Cauvery River

October 19, 2019

Madikeri: A swimming expert dived into River Cauvery to obtain a gold ornament lost by a woman at Bhagamandala yesterday. He earned public praises as he was successful n fishing out the ornament. There was heavy rush in Bhagamandala Triveni Sangama yesterday as Theerthodbhava took place at Talacauvery at 12.57 am on the intervening night…

Techie drowns in Cauvery while immersing mother’s ashes
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Techie drowns in Cauvery while immersing mother’s ashes

August 2, 2019

Another woman, who came to end her life, backs off seeing body being swept away Srirangapatna: A 45-year-old man, who had come from Bengaluru to immerse the ashes of his mother at Sangama in Srirangapatna drowned as he slipped and fell into Cauvery River yesterday. The deceased is Srikanth, an employee of an IT company and…

Two drown in River Cauvery
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Two drown in River Cauvery

May 24, 2018

Mandya/Periyapatna: A youth and a teenage girl were drowned in separate incidents in Cauvery River at Muthathi, Malavalli taluk of Mandya district and near Hole Hanumantharaya Temple in Periyapatna taluk. In the first incident, Ravikiran (27), a resident of Kadur in Chikkamagalur district had come along with six of his friends for sight-seeing and after…

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