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Melange of Colours at KRS
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Melange of Colours at KRS

Mysuru:  Sight-seeing during night at the illuminated KRS Dam and Brindavan Gardens is always fascinating. To make the experience memorable, KRS engineers have now illuminated the area from where thousands of cusecs of Cauvery water is being released from the Dam every day. Over 500 LED lights have been used to light up the symmetrically…

KRS Dam near full: flood alert sounded
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KRS Dam near full: flood alert sounded

Mysuru, Mandya/Bengaluru: The District Administration has issued a flood alert as water from KRS Dam has been released. Eleven crest gates were opened at around 1.15 pm today. A puja was performed by officials before water was released. Authorities of Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) told Star of Mysore this morning that 20,000 cusecs of…

Efforts on to open KRS to tourists from tomorrow
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Efforts on to open KRS to tourists from tomorrow

Mysuru: All efforts are being made to open the famed international tourist spot the Brindavan Gardens, popularly called KRS (Krishna Raja Sagar) Dam to the public by tomorrow. The entry to KRS has been banned for two days, following heavy rains and uprooting of nearly 50 trees, killing three people on Tuesday night. Nearly 130…

Threat from Kashmir terrorists: Security stepped up at KRS
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Threat from Kashmir terrorists: Security stepped up at KRS

Mysuru, Mandya: The Mysuru and Mandya Police have stepped up vigil at all tourist destinations following intelligence reports of a possible terror attack by militants who have come from Kashmir. “We have stepped up vigil at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and vital tourist destinations in Mandya,” said Mandya Superintendent of Police G. Radhika. Mysuru…

KRS water level 0.35 ft. short of 100 ft. mark
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KRS water level 0.35 ft. short of 100 ft. mark

Mandya / Mysuru: Thanks to copious rains in the catchment areas in Kodagu, water level at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya is reaching the 100 feet mark. According to the statistics provided by Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Limited (CNNL), water level this morning stood at 99.65 feet as against a maximum level of…

KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !
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KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !

Mysuru/Mandya: How often do you see children playing cricket in a canal that supplies water to thousands of hectares of fertile land? Some children were found playing inside the Visvesvaraya Canal (Chikkadevaraya Canal) at Achappanakoppalu near Srirangapatna yesterday, reminding us of a grim situation that we are in where Karnataka is staring at a drought…

KRRS stages demonstration demanding release of water to canals
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KRRS stages demonstration demanding release of water to canals

Mysuru: Demanding release of water in all canals of KRS, Kabini and Harangi reservoirs and to fill up large water bodies through lift irrigation projects, over 100 farmers, under the banner of KRRS and Hasiru Sene, staged a demonstration in front of Cauvery CADA office on Sayyaj Rao Road here this morning. Lashing out at…

Police tighten security at KRS Dam
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Police tighten security at KRS Dam

Mandya: In the wake of hundreds of farmers staging a demonstration on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway yesterday opposing the release of water from KRS to Tamil Nadu, security has been beefed up at KRS dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district. As soon as protests erupted across the district, Police security  was tightened at the dam site…

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Water situation at Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam grim

Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam, the lifeline of Mandya residents and farmers has gone dry with absolutely no increase in water level from the present dead storage level. At present, the dam has 8.2 tmcft of water at the dead storage level of 74.76 ft. While the maximum capacity of the dam is 124.8 ft, last…

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