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Brindavan Gardens remains closed: Cauvery Neeravari Nigama incurs losses to the tune of Rs. 4 crore
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Brindavan Gardens remains closed: Cauvery Neeravari Nigama incurs losses to the tune of Rs. 4 crore

July 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: One of the major attractions near Mysuru, Brindavan Gardens located near Krishna Raja Sagara reservoir has incurred huge losses due to the ongoing pandemic. Every year, thousands of visitors throng Brindavan Gardens during summer months. But, since its closure from Mar. 23, Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Limited (CNNL) has incurred a loss of income of…

Demonstration against installation of MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS
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Demonstration against installation of MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS

June 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly opposing the Government’s plan of installing the statue of Sir M.Visvesvaraya (Sir MV) alongside that of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar in front of KRS dam, several like-minded groups under the banner of ‘Ekapratime Horata Samiti’ staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here on Monday. Addressing the protestors, Bahujan Vidyarti Sangha…

Nalwadi, Sir MV statues to adorn KRS Dam
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Nalwadi, Sir MV statues to adorn KRS Dam

May 30, 2020

Southern Gate of Reservoir to get complete facelift with matching marble stone designs Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi apprises Pramoda Devi Wadiyar about the project that reinvents history Mysore/Mysuru: In six months, visitors to Brindavan Gardens and the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam that attracts thousands of tourists every day will get to see life-like…

Pramoda Devi happy about project, visits KRS
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Pramoda Devi happy about project, visits KRS

May 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: During his visit to Mysuru, Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi met member of erstwhile royal family Pramoda Devi Wadiyar on Thursday evening and apprised her about the progress of the twin statue project. Jarkiholi said that the statues were intended to pay tributes to the late Maharaja and his Dewan who were instrumental in…

Water released to KRS Canals
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Water released to KRS Canals

February 14, 2020

Mandya: Following demand from farmers, Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Ltd.(CNNL) authorities has released water to KRS canals starting from yesterday (Feb.13). CNNL Superintendent Engineer K.G. Vijaykumar said that following a Cauvery Tribunal order, water has been released in all canals of KRS reservoir to enable the farmers to irrigate sugarcane fields along the path of the…

Echo of bomb scare at Mangaluru Airport: High alert in Mysuru, KRS
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Echo of bomb scare at Mangaluru Airport: High alert in Mysuru, KRS

January 21, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: The City Police have sounded an alert in Mysuru after a bag containing a live bomb was found near the entrance of Mangaluru Airport on Monday. Sources said that it is a general alert sounded as per standard operating procedure. Following the alert, checking and patrolling has been intensified in the city and all…

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…

KRS makes history
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KRS makes history

November 19, 2019

For the first time in 86 years, water level at the dam remains at its maximum level of 124.80 ft. for 96 days straight Mysuru:  The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya District, located about fifteen kms from Mysuru city, is all set to create a new record of sorts as…

KRS rainfall breaks 34-year record
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KRS rainfall breaks 34-year record

November 10, 2019

Mysuru: Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, where the world famous KRS Dam is built across River Cauvery, received a record rainfall of 166.8 mm in a 12-hour period from  7 pm on Friday (Nov.8) to 7 am on Saturday (Nov.9). This breaks the 34-year record. Rain water measuring gauge installed…

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…

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