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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…

After 2006, KRS remains full on 60th day
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After 2006, KRS remains full on 60th day

October 16, 2019

Outflow to increase any time; CNNL issues flood warning Mandya: After, 2006, when KRS reservoir remained full for 90 days, now it is full for 60 days and heading to beat the previous record. The continuous rain in Kushalnagar, K.R. Nagar and Hunsur region, has pushed up the inflow to 8,253 cusecs and is likely…

KRS records 42,000 footfalls in three days
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KRS records 42,000 footfalls in three days

October 11, 2019

Mysuru: The Brindavan Gardens (KRS) in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, located at a distance of about 15 kms from Mysuru city, saw 42,000 tourists visiting the Dam from Oct.7 to 9, with the city swarmed by tourists on these three days for Dasara festival.  The KRS recorded 25,000 visitors on two days — Oct.7…

Flower Show at KRS till Oct. 8
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Flower Show at KRS till Oct. 8

October 3, 2019

Sand sculpture of Sriranganathaswamy idol, vertical garden and Bonsai garden main attractions Mandya: Along with Mysuru Dasara, even the Srirangapatna Dasara is a crowd-puller and all those tourists who visit Mysuru and Srirangapatna make it a point to visit the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. And this is the reason why Brindavan Gardens has been…

Sec.144 lifted in KRS limits, ban on mining continues: DC
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Sec.144 lifted in KRS limits, ban on mining continues: DC

September 11, 2019

High Court asks Mandya DC to re-examine ban on mining activities Mandya:  The High Court has ordered Mandya Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. M.V. Venkatesh to re-examin the ban orders on carrying out mining activities in areas surrounding 20-km from KRS. About 14 stone-crusher owners including Siddarameshwara and Ahalya Devi Crusher had filed a writ petition…

Mining at KRS banned
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Mining at KRS banned

September 1, 2019

Mandya, Sept.1 (Nagaiah& BCT)- The State Government yesterday issued an order banning granite mining in 20 km radius of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya District for an indefinite period. KRS is one of the main reservoirs in the Cauvery basin and there were reports that some local political leaders were involved in granite…

Travel to iconic KRS on a shoddy road
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Travel to iconic KRS on a shoddy road

September 1, 2019

PWD Assistant Engineer justifies name-sake pothole-filling works Srirangapatna (Vinay Karekura&VNS)- Here is a classic example of official apathy and shoddy works as an offshoot of corruption. With Dasara fast approaching, Mandya District Administration has taken up the filling of potholes on Paschimavahini-Konanur Main Road. Just a day after filling potholes, the loosely laid jelly stones…

Bagina offered
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Bagina offered

August 29, 2019

CM Yediyurappa visits Chamundi Hill; flies to Kodagu to supervise flood relief measures  Mysuru / Mandya: Chief Minister Yediyurappa visited Mysuru this morning and had a series of engagements. He flew in a chopper from the HAL Airport in Bengaluru and landed at Lalitha Mahal Helipad and headed towards Chamundi Hill to pray to Goddess…

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