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Water into canals only if KRS water level touches 96 ft : Mandya DC
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Water into canals only if KRS water level touches 96 ft : Mandya DC

Mandya: Water can be released into the canal only if water level at KRS (Krishna Raja Sagar) dam touches 96 feet, said Deputy Commissioner (DC) N. Manjushri. She was addressing a progress review meeting of different departments chaired by District-in-charge Secretary Javed Akthar at the Cauvery Auditorium in the Zilla Panchayat office here  on Tuesday…

Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site
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Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site

Statues of Nalwadi and Sir MV to be installed near entrance Srirangapatna: Every monsoon season, the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is invariably or rather inevitably in the focus because if it is full to the brim, there is water for South Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. If it is not full, panic grips the entire…

Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens
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Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens

Mysuru: The State Government that had announced grandiose plans to convert Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir into a Disneyland-type amusement park has sanctioned money to develop a stretch of the garden near the Cauvery Statue. Horticulture Dept. is developing the Garden in front of the Royal Orchid Hotel near the Cauvery Statue…

Brindavan Gardens entry fee to be doubled
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Brindavan Gardens entry fee to be doubled

• Officials send proposal to Government to increase entry fee and parking fee • Notification on fee hike will be issued soon, say officials Mysuru: Get ready to pay more to visit the iconic Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam as the authorities have decided to increase the entry fee. At present,…

Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan
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Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan

Mysuru: Alyia Phelps Gardiner Krumbiegel, great granddaughter of German Horticultural legend Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel who had designed the iconic Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, has taken serious exception to the State Government’s plan to develop the Brindavan Gardens on the lines of Disneyland in the US. Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel is credited…

An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy
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An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy

Dear Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, I read today with dismay that the iconic Brindavan Gardens is to be redeveloped on the lines of Disneyland USA. The dream project of the Mysore’s teenaged King, Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar was to construct a dam across the Cauvery for human benefit and he appointed Sir M. Visvesvaraya as the…

CM offers ‘bagina’ to Cauvery at KRS
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CM offers ‘bagina’ to Cauvery at KRS

Mysuru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, accompanied by his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy, Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar, Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, Higher Education Minister G.T. Devegowda, Minor Irrigation Minister C.S. Puttaraju and Transport Minister D.C. Thammanna, offered ‘bagina’ at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam last evening. It was his third ‘bagina’ at KRS after he…

Cauvery flows with glowing colours
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Cauvery flows with glowing colours

Though entry of visitors to Brindavan Gardens via the North Gate of KRS (from the old entrance) has been banned keeping safety of visitors in mind, the visitors are now treated with the Cauvery flowing with glowing colours as they are allowed to witness water being released from the South Gate near Cauvery Neeravari Nigam…

KRS water level crosses 110 ft. mark
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KRS water level crosses 110 ft. mark

Mandya: The water level at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir stood at 110.40 feet today. This follows the incessant rains at the catchment areas in Kodagu District in the last few days and the release of water from Harangi Dam in Kushalnagar. The reservoir is likely to reach its full capacity of 124.80 ft…

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