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Cauvery Basin Dams getting filled up before monsoon
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Cauvery Basin Dams getting filled up before monsoon

May 21, 2022

Kushalnagar: Above normal rainfall in April and May has resulted in increased inflows to the Harangi Dam, Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and the Kabini Dam along the Cauvery Basin, a phenomenon that is normally observed in August-September every year. Looking at the inflows, engineers are expecting the reservoirs to be filled to the brim…

Youth found dead under mysterious circumstances near KRS
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Youth found dead under mysterious circumstances near KRS

May 5, 2022

Srirangapatna: A youth has been found dead by drowning under mysterious circumstances in River Cauvery near Chikkayarahalli village in the taluk and the deceased youth’s father Subbegowda, alleging that his son has been murdered, has lodged a complaint with KRS Police. The deceased youth has been identified as Nagendra (26) of Seethapura village in Pandavapura…

Iron height gauge of Railway underbridge falls as container truck hits
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Iron height gauge of Railway underbridge falls as container truck hits

December 8, 2021

Traffic disrupted for two hours Container seized; Driver arrested Srirangapatna: Traffic on the busy Paper Mill Road, connecting Mysuru, Yelwal and KRS, near Belagola in Srirangapatna taluk, was disrupted for more than two hours when a huge iron gauge of the Railway underbridge came crashing down after a Nagaland-based truck carrying a huge container hit…

Water release from KRS: No boating at Ranganathittu
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Water release from KRS: No boating at Ranganathittu

November 7, 2021

Srirangapatna: Following increase in the inflow of water to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam since the last three days, the same quantity of water is being let out to Cauvery River from the Dam which has increased the water level of the river. This has forced the Forest Department authorities at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near…

Brindavan Gardens illumination beckons tourists
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Brindavan Gardens illumination beckons tourists

October 16, 2021

A spectacular view of the illuminated Brindavan Gardens at KRS last evening. Around 12,000 people witnessed the lightings yesterday and the KRS Gate collection was Rs. 8 lakh, according to Cauvery Neeravari Nigam authorities who maintain the Reservoir. The Brindavan Gardens, which witnessed tourists this morning also, will be illuminated till Oct. 19 between 6.30…

KRS declared as Revenue Village
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KRS declared as Revenue Village

November 24, 2020

Srirangapatna: After decades of wait, the long pending demand of the villagers of KRS in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district has been met with the Government recently declaring KRS as a Revenue Village. A Revenue Village is a small administrative unit with defined borders. One Revenue Village may contain many hamlets. It is designed to…

Entry to KRS, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary banned from Oct. 24 to 31
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Entry to KRS, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary banned from Oct. 24 to 31

October 16, 2020

Mandya: Following Dasara festival being celebrated in Mysuru from Oct. 17 to 26 and Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) ordering closure of all tourist places in Mysuru District to prevent inflow of tourists as social distancing and other COVID guidelines could not be followed, Mandya DC Dr. M.V. Venkatesh too has banned tourist entry to KRS…

CM to offer Bagina to KRS and Kabini Dams on Aug. 21
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CM to offer Bagina to KRS and Kabini Dams on Aug. 21

August 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar said here yesterday that Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will offer Bagina to KRS and Kabini Dams, which are full to the brim, on Aug. 21. Stating that the Government has been informed that the water level in both the Dams has reached the maximum, he said that Chief Minister Yediyurappa…

KRS just short of 7 ft. from reaching maximum level
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KRS just short of 7 ft. from reaching maximum level

August 8, 2020

Mandya: With heavy rains battering Kodagu district, the birth place of River Cauvery and other catchment areas, the KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, the lifeline of the people of Mysuru region, is receiving huge inflows for the past  few days, thus considerably pushing up the water level in the Reservoir with each…

Milky Way amidst Green Foliage
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Milky Way amidst Green Foliage

August 7, 2020

Forest Department bans tourists to Gaganachukki and Bharachukki Mandya: Heavy discharge of water from upstream reservoirs like Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) and Kabini Reservoirs has resulted in the famed Gaganachukki waterfalls in Mandya District and Bharachukki waterfalls in Chamarajanagar swell to its maximum amid the riot of green and the mesmerising misty veil.  The two…

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