Tag: Kapila River

Yuva Brigade volunteers clean Kapila bathing ghat in Nanjangud
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Yuva Brigade volunteers clean Kapila bathing ghat in Nanjangud

December 26, 2020

Nanjangud: Volunteers of Yuva Brigade cleaned the bathing ghat of Kapila River near Nanjangud Srikanteshwaraswamy Temple recently and collected waste materials tossed callously  by devotees. Over 25 Yuva Brigade volunteers began the cleanliness drive at 6 am and collected large quantities of discarded waste, mostly clothes and other puja items from the river bed and…

Co-op. Bank woman employee, mother commit suicide over debts
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Co-op. Bank woman employee, mother commit suicide over debts

October 20, 2020

Nanjangud: Owning to personal problems and mounting debts, a woman Co-operative Bank employee, along with her daughter and mother, allegedly jumped into Kapila River in a bid to commit suicide yesterday morning. While the woman and her mother drowned, her nine-year-old daughter was saved by a man who was cutting grass on the river bank….

Of Two Bridges across Two Rivers
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Of Two Bridges across Two Rivers

September 4, 2020

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Over the past two weeks I have written about interesting history of the two centuries-old  Lushington Bridge across the River Cauvery at Shivanasamudra and how it is now being restored in a most sloppy and disgraceful way. Unless some of us who happen to be heritage-conscious citizens, step in…

Elderly man jumps into Kapila River
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Elderly man jumps into Kapila River

August 14, 2020

Nanjangud: A 67-year-old man committed suicide by jumping into Kapila River near D. Devaraj Urs Bridge in Nanjangud. The deceased is Chandrashekar, a former employee of Sri Srikanteshwara Temple and a resident of R.P. Road here. It is learnt that Chandrashekar was suffering from Asthma and depressed over this he is said to have taken…

Mysuru-Nanjangud Road re-opens for traffic
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Mysuru-Nanjangud Road re-opens for traffic

August 10, 2020

Mysuru/Nanjangud: With flood water receding at the stretch near Mallanamoole Mutt following reduction in discharge from Kabini Dam, the ever busy Mysuru-Nanjangud Road was re-opened for traffic at about 5 pm yesterday after a two-day blockade due to heavy water logging. As Kabini River, which flows along Mysuru-Nanjangud Road near Mallanamoole Mutt, was in spate…

Nanjangud flood victims refuse to move to new location
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Nanjangud flood victims refuse to move to new location

August 10, 2020

Nanjangud: Even as the authorities are making efforts to move people in low-lying areas of Nanjangud town to safer locations in the wake of Kapila River floods, it has now come to light that 68 families living in Topina Beedi, Halladakeri, Rajaji Colony and Saraswathi Colony had refused to move to safer locations identified by…

Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blockage continues for second day
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Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blockage continues for second day

August 9, 2020

Nanjangud: With Kabini river in spate near Mallanamoole Mutt on Mysuru-Nanjangud Road and flood waters covering more than 1 km stretch of the road, the blockade of vehicular movement on the ever busy Highway continued for the second day today. On Saturday morning, the authorities had indefinitely closed the Highway for vehicular movement near Mallanamoole…

Elderly man ends life after jumping into river
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Elderly man ends life after jumping into river

August 9, 2020

Nanjangud: A day after he was discharged from a private hospital in Mysuru, where he was admitted for some ailment, a 63-year-old elderly man reportedly ended his life by jumping into Kapila river in the town early this morning. Muddumada (63), a resident of Srirampura Colony in Nanjangud is the deceased. Muddumada, an agriculturist by…

Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway flooded: Cops divert vehicular traffic
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Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway flooded: Cops divert vehicular traffic

August 8, 2020

Mysuru/Nanjangud: The ever-busy Mysuru-Nanjangud Road was closed for vehicular movement from 9 am today after Kabini river overflowed near Mallanamoole Mutt coming between Thandavapura and South India Paper Mill of the Highway. Due to incessant rainfall in Wayanad and other catchment areas, the Kabini river has been flowing at near danger level. The river overflowed…

Nanjangud faces flood threat as Kapila River water-level rises
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Nanjangud faces flood threat as Kapila River water-level rises

August 7, 2020

Nanjangud: With the water level of Kapila river increasing steadily due to huge discharge from Kabini Dam, the temple town of Nanjangud is facing the threat of floods in the coming days.  The Kapila river that flows through the town, is  receiving 50,000 cusecs of water almost every day in the past few days and…

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