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Two Mysureans among four held at Kempegowda Airport for smuggling gold
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Two Mysureans among four held at Kempegowda Airport for smuggling gold

November 9, 2020

Gold worth Rs. 74 lakh seized Bengaluru: In separate cases, four passengers including two from Mysuru were allegedly caught smuggling gold into the Kempegowda International  Airport (KIA) here last week and the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Bengaluru Customs have seized 1,875.75 grams (1.87 kg) of gold worth Rs. 74.46 lakh  from them. On…

Demand for International Airport for Mysuru: Some basic issues
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Demand for International Airport for Mysuru: Some basic issues

August 19, 2020

By R. Chandra Prakash There is a demand for an International Airport for Mysuru from business leaders and also a few people’s representatives. Tentatively its location is proposed near K. Shettihalli, beyond Srirangapatna on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway. While justifying their demand, availability of 900 acres of Government land and the future growth of the business…

International Airport near Srirangapatna proposed
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International Airport near Srirangapatna proposed

August 11, 2020

Survey of 900-acre land conducted; Proposal with Centre Mysore/Mysuru: One more International Airport may come up near Srirangapatna on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway, in addition to the existing Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), far away from Bengaluru near Nandi Hills, if the Centre accepts the proposal already sent for its consideration. The question is, if this new Airport…

Work on Kempegowda’s giant statue takes off in Bengaluru
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Work on Kempegowda’s giant statue takes off in Bengaluru

June 27, 2020

Bengaluru: On the occasion of the 511th birth anniversary of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the Founder of ‘Bendakalooru’ aka Bengaluru, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa this morning laid the foundation stone for the construction of Nadaprabhu’s mammoth 108-feet bronze statue at the Bengaluru Airport in Devanahalli named as Kempegowda International Airport. It is the country’s third busiest airport…

One person tests positive for COVID-19 in Mysuru
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One person tests positive for COVID-19 in Mysuru

March 21, 2020

Patient came from Dubai to Bengaluru via Goa, took a taxi to Mysuru Mysore/Mysuru: One person has tested positive for COVID-19 today, announced Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar. In a hurriedly called press conference at his office this evening, the DC said that the person tested positive hailed from Mysuru and had come from…

Main access road to Bengaluru Airport to be closed for 2 years
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Main access road to Bengaluru Airport to be closed for 2 years

June 10, 2019

This four-lane Road will be expanded to 10-lane by 2021 Bengaluru: For the next two years starting from June 10 (today), the 1.4 km main access road to the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) terminal will be closed due to expansion work. During this period, traffic will be directed through the South access road which was…

Fly on the Road
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Fly on the Road

February 16, 2019

The KSRTC which started FlyBus service with just one bus twice a day between KIA and Mysuru on Aug.13, 2013 is now operating 11 buses with 20 trips daily 2.46 lakh passengers use FlyBus service in 2018-19 till January end By Ramesh Kebbehundi The FlyBus service between Mysuru and Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru…

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