Tag: Cauvery

Cauvery water sharing dispute: SC declines to stay CWMA order to release water to TN
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Cauvery water sharing dispute: SC declines to stay CWMA order to release water to TN

September 21, 2023

Protests erupt in Mysuru, Mandya; High Police alert on Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway New Delhi: The Supreme Court this morning refused to interfere with the orders of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) and Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) directing the Karnataka government to release 5,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu as per CWMA and CWRC…

Colourful lights attract visitors to KRS Dam
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Colourful lights attract visitors to KRS Dam

July 11, 2022

Daily illumination from 6.55 pm to 8 pm; weekends and holidays till 9 pm Historic British-era Wellesley Bridge closed for traffic, pedestrians Mysore/Mysuru: Hundreds of tourists braving intermittent rains and chill are thronging the South Gate of the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya District to view the spectacular release of water from the…

Cauvery, Kabini among Polluted Rivers
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Cauvery, Kabini among Polluted Rivers

March 30, 2021

Mysuru:  Jal Shakthi Ministry has told the Parliament that 17 river stretches in Karnataka including River Cauvery, Kabini and Lakshmanatheertha that flow in Mysuru district are polluted due to relentless discharge of sewage, industrial waste and other effluents. The industries are located in the catchment areas of the Rivers.  The polluting rivers are identified in…

Rain abates; relief operations pick up pace in Kodagu
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Rain abates; relief operations pick up pace in Kodagu

August 9, 2020

Madikeri: While the reduced intensity of rain in Kodagu has accelerated relief and rescue operations, the overall flood situation at several parts of the District continues to be still grim.  Rescue and relief operations by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), Rapid Response Team and the District Police, along with…

Karnataka asked to release June, July quota of Cauvery water to TN
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Karnataka asked to release June, July quota of Cauvery water to TN

June 12, 2020

CWMA meet adjourned after Tamil Nadu resists Karnataka’s bid to discuss Mekedatu New Delhi: The Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) has asked Karnataka to release June and July quota of water to Tamil Nadu (TN). The CWMA meeting presided over by Central Water Commission in-charge Chairman R.K. Jain asked Karnataka to release 9.19 tmcft water…

GOLD in the GUTTERS
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GOLD in the GUTTERS

September 21, 2019

If the holy grail of medieval alchemists was turning lead into gold, how much more magical would it be to draw gold from grime-filled streets? Gold, as microscopic particles, has long been known to concentrate on streets dominated by jewellery shops. While there are a set of people who collect gold-laced mud from the roads…

CM to offer ‘bagina’ at KRS tomorrow
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CM to offer ‘bagina’ at KRS tomorrow

August 28, 2019

To perform puja atop Chamundi Hill before visiting flood-hit areas in Kodagu Mysuru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will offer ‘bagina’ to River Cauvery at Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) reservoir in Mandya tomorrow (Aug.29)  at 12.45 pm.  Water level in the reservoir has reached the maximum level of 124.80 ft following copious rains in the Cauvery catchment…

Immersing ashes at Cauvery
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Immersing ashes at Cauvery

August 6, 2019

Mysuru: The purpose of this whole visit was to fulfil the wishes of her mother Jean Maureen whose heart was always in India and the only way she could do was to immerse the natural elements in the sacred water of River Cauvery. Alyia had brought her mother’s cremated remains in a sealed container which…

Cauvery Calling: Jaggi Vasudev to embark on bike ride for river revival
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Cauvery Calling: Jaggi Vasudev to embark on bike ride for river revival

July 23, 2019

Bengaluru: After his ‘Rally for Rivers’ garnered the support of 162 million people to save rivers across the country, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev of Isha Foundation, Coimbatore, will be kicking off another campaign — ‘Cauvery Calling’, which aims at shifting farmers to agro-forestry with the support of the farmer community, administration and people. Sadhguru will launch…

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