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Hundreds of fish found dead at KRS boating pond
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Hundreds of fish found dead at KRS boating pond

Mandya: Hundreds of fish from different species were found dead at the boating pond at Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir on Tuesday. It is suspected that miscreants may have used explosives for fishing, mocking the high-level round-the-clock security at the reservoir. According to the Police, a good number of fully-grown fishes of…

KRS water level touches 111 ft. mark
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KRS water level touches 111 ft. mark

Mandya: Consistent rains in Cauvery river catchment areas has increased the level of water in Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam to 111.13 ft. (today) as against the maximum level of 124.80 ft, giving hopes that the dam would reach its  maximum level soon. While the inflow of water to the dam is 5,365 cusecs, the outflow…

Woman jumps to death at KRS
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Woman jumps to death at KRS

Krishna Raja Sagar: An elderly woman jumped into the boating area at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and committed suicide. The woman has been identified as 80-year-old Kempamma, a resident of Bekkalele near Maddur. According to the Police, Kempamma visited KRS two days back and jumped into the water near the boating area. The…

This is how our lifeline looks from up above
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This is how our lifeline looks from up above

Here is a spectacular bird’s eye view of the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam and the famed Brindavan Gardens taken from a helicopter, with its vast expanse of water and greenery. The dam which has been providing water of life to millions of people in Southern Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is at a distance of over…

Dasara rush: Visitors hit tourist spots, gate collections surge
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Dasara rush: Visitors hit tourist spots, gate collections surge

Mysuru: Every year Dasara is a big holiday season in Mysuru and tourists throng the city especially on the last two days — Ayudha Puja and Vijayadashami when the grand Dasara procession is held. This year, with extended holidays adding to the leisure of the people, the regular tourist hot spots like the Palace, KRS…

Rain plays spoilsport for floating stage programme at KRS
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Rain plays spoilsport for floating stage programme at KRS

Mysuru: The popular Sound and Light Show along with cultural programmes at the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam had a damp start yesterday due to heavy rain. While the Sound and Light show was conducted for some time, the cultural programmes were cancelled. Irrigation officials had planned an elaborate cultural and musical show yesterday and had…

Sound and Light at KRS
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Sound and Light at KRS

Mysuru: For the first time as part of Dasara, a sound and light show and cultural programmes have been organised at the illuminated Brindavan Gardens at KRS for ten days from this evening. The show, organised jointly by Department of Water Resources and Cauvery Neeravari Nigama will be inaugurated today at 6.30 pm by Mandya…

State is against Cauvery Management Board: CM
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State is against Cauvery Management Board: CM

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has said that his government was opposed to the formation of the Cauvery Management Board and that the lawyers representing the State had been asked to put forward this position very strongly in the Supreme Court. He was speaking to reporters after Dasara inauguration atop Chamundi Hill yesterday. “The judges in…

KRS water release to canals 15 days in a month: CM
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KRS water release to canals 15 days in a month: CM

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah countered the media when he was asked the status regarding the pay scale for State Government employees. To a pointed question by a television channel, he said, “Do you know the reason why it is delayed? You do not do your homework properly and ask questions. A committee has been formed…

Rally for Rivers Sadhguru arrives in Mysuru
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Rally for Rivers Sadhguru arrives in Mysuru

Mysuru:  Over 300 people including farmers from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu assembled at Meenakshipura, the village on the backwaters of Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, this morning to welcome the “Rally for Rivers” that reached Mysuru from Puducherry. Meenakshipura is over 22 kilometres from Mysuru. The rally is led by Founder of Coimbatore-based Isha Foundation and…

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