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Rs. 65 crore project to fill 23 Lakes
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Rs. 65 crore project to fill 23 Lakes

February 29, 2020

Water will be drawn from KRS Dam backwaters Mysore/Mysuru: Foundation stone for a major project worth Rs. 50 crore to fill 16 lakes and a project worth Rs. 15 crore to fill seven lakes through lift irrigation was laid last evening at College of Horticulture, Yelachenahalli in Yelwal.  Inaugurating the event, Law Minister J.C. Madhuswamy…

Stone quarrying ban slows down construction industry
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Stone quarrying ban slows down construction industry

February 3, 2020

Question is what is important — Safety of KRS or the growth of construction industry? Government must find alternative sources. Mandya: The blanket ban on stone quarrying in the vicinity of Baby Betta in Pandavapura Taluk has slowed down the construction industry in Mysuru, Mandya and Kodagu. The ban, has however, brought cheers to farmers…

Stone quarrying banned in Mandya district (KRS)
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Stone quarrying banned in Mandya district (KRS)

January 7, 2020

Mandya: With many organisations, intellectuals and the farming community making fervent appeals to ban stone quarrying in the vicinity of KRS Dam and Pandavapura taluk, Mandya Deputy Commissioner Dr. M.V. Venkatesh on Monday said that stone quarrying in the vicinity of KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of the district has been wholly banned. Briefing reporters…

Government ready to ban mining around KRS dam
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Government ready to ban mining around KRS dam

December 24, 2019

Minister Ashoka seeks report from Mines and Geology Dept. on impact of stone quarrying Mandya: The State Government is prepared to impose a total ban on quarrying around the Krishnarajasagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, said Revenue Minister R. Ashoka yesterday. “I have directed the Mines and Geology Department to submit a…

KRS toll collection PRIVATISED
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KRS toll collection PRIVATISED

October 30, 2019

Cauvery Neeravari Nigam to rake in Rs. 13 crore annually from existing Rs. 7 crore Mysuru: The annual earnings of Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar Dam (KRS) that stood around Rs. 6.20 crore to Rs. 7 crore is set to touch Rs. 13 crore next year as ticket collection has been privatised and handed…

City youth ends life
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City youth ends life

October 12, 2019

Mysuru: A 23-year old youth from city ended his life by jumping into VC Canal of KRS Dam last evening. Rakesh, son of Ravikumar and a resident of Kuvempunagar, is the deceased. Rakesh, who was employed at an Electronic Goods Showroom, left his house yesterday afternoon. He is said to have jumped into the VC…

Finally KRS Road getting a Rs. 39 crore makeover
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Finally KRS Road getting a Rs. 39 crore makeover

September 18, 2019

Roadside box drainage, median and re-asphalting works begin Mysuru: An early morning visit to Chamundi Hill and an evening at the backwaters of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is on every tourist’s itinerary. But for the past couple of years, this 28-kms drive to KRS has turned nightmarish as it is full of potholes and…

Puttaraju miffed at not being invited for Somanna’s road inspection
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Puttaraju miffed at not being invited for Somanna’s road inspection

September 18, 2019

Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister V. Somanna was the target of former Minister and present Melukote MLA C.S. Puttaraju as he (Puttaraju) was not invited for the Minister’s KRS visit this morning.  As soon as Somanna landed in KRS Dam, Puttaraju, accompanied by a battery of officials from Mandya, chided Somanna for not inviting him. “I…

Ready to dive
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Ready to dive

August 29, 2019

Rescue divers all dressed in diving gear seen seated in an inflatable boat waiting to jump into the water in case someone falls into river when CM is offering Bagina.

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