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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…

New additions beckon visitors  to Brindavan Gardens
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New additions beckon visitors to Brindavan Gardens

August 22, 2019

Last year itself the Horticulture Department got the Topiary plants from Bengaluru and Pune nurseries and planted them in the Brindavan Gardens. The plants are shaped in the form of animals and as they grow, they are delicately trimmed every three months by the skilled Garden staff. As the 100 Topiary plants are grown in…

Flow of colours at KRS
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Flow of colours at KRS

August 12, 2019

Lightings to continue every day till the outflow stops Mysuru :  The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam came alive last night with a melange of colours as the Dam authorities have set up special lighting arrangements at the place where more than 1 lakh cusecs of water    is being released. The lights were projected on…

Fear of inundation grips residents of Mandya district
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Fear of inundation grips residents of Mandya district

August 12, 2019

Mandya:  Fear of inundation has gripped the residents of Mandya district with several villages already bearing the brunt of incessant rain coupled with increased discharge from water reservoirs. Water has already entered houses and agricultural lands at villages in Srirangapatna, Malavalli, K.R. Pet and other taluks of the district. Bridges have been dangerously inundated with…

Wellesley Bridge under threat of collapse
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Wellesley Bridge under threat of collapse

August 11, 2019

Tourist entry into Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary banned Hundreds flock KRS Dam to see crest gate water release Srirangapatna: The historical Wellesley Bridge, built by the British across River Cauvery at Srirangapatna, is under the threat of submersion and collapse. The neglected and dilapidated bridge is withstanding the heavy pressure of water as more than 1…

Flowing amid thick foliage
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Flowing amid thick foliage

August 11, 2019

Heavy discharge of water from upstream reservoirs like Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) and Kabini Reservoirs has resulted in the famed Gaganachukki and Bharachukki waterfalls in Mandya-Chamarajanagar border swell to their maximum amid the riot of green and the mesmerising misty veil.  The two branches (eastern and western) flow through deep ravines on either side of…

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