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‘Karnataka will not step back on Disneyland in KRS’
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‘Karnataka will not step back on Disneyland in KRS’

Mysuru: There is no question of stepping back from the construction of Karnataka Government’s ambitious ‘Disneyland’ project at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir, said Tourism Minister S.R.  Mahesh here on Sunday. Answering to a reporter’s query, the Minister said that the project was included in the last year budget announcement. Pros and cons debates over…

Trial Blasts at KRS cancelled
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Trial Blasts at KRS cancelled

Mandya: Bowing to pressure from  farmers, social activists and other protesting groups, authorities of Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) have cancelled the controversial trial blasts around Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. The blasts were to be conducted by scientists from Pune-based Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS) this morning to study the impact of…

Disneyland at KRS: Govt. sets up Advisory Committee
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Disneyland at KRS: Govt. sets up Advisory Committee

Bengaluru: The State Government has set up a 29-member Advisory Committee under the chairmanship of Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar to resolve problems that might arise during the upgradation of Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya district on the lines of Disneyland in the United States. The Committee comprises elected representatives…

Blast fishing at KRS to make quick buck
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Blast fishing at KRS to make quick buck

Mysuru: Stopping dynamite blast fishing in the river stream of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam has taken on a new urgency as the crude practice is taking a toll on populations of fish and at the same time harming the people who indulge in such activities. Dynamites or other types of explosives are used to…

Disneyland at KRS will be within framework of law, says Minister
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Disneyland at KRS will be within framework of law, says Minister

Mysuru: State Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has assured that the Government would make an honest attempt within the framework of law to replicate Disneyland in the vicinity of Krishna  Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. He was speaking to a section of the press yesterday in the context of Union Government’s gazette notification in November 2017 ruling…

Green hurdle for proposed Disneyland at KRS
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Green hurdle for proposed Disneyland at KRS

Environment Ministry declares 6,142 acres around Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary as Eco-Sensitive Zone Mysuru:  The Karnataka Government’s ambitious ‘Disneyland’ project at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir is unlikely to get environmental clearance as the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has already declared Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near Srirangapatna and its surrounding areas as Eco-Sensitive…

BSY questions Disneyland venture at KRS
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BSY questions Disneyland venture at KRS

Belagavi: Attacking the JD(S)-Congress coalition Government for it’s proposal to construct a Disney land-like amusement park at KRS Dam, leader of the Opposition and State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa (BSY) questioned the government’s seriousness in completing the existing reservoir project. BSY asked Minister D.K. Shivakumar “What is your priority? Constructing a statue of Cauvery and…

Disneyland at KRS: Team to inspect Dam on Dec.8
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Disneyland at KRS: Team to inspect Dam on Dec.8

Bengaluru:  Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar (DKS) yesterday said, a Sub-Committee, comprising members from Engineers’ Association and a representative from erstwhile Mysore Royal Family, will be constituted soon to elicit views on the development of Brindavan Gardens in KRS Reservoir on the lines of Disneyland. Speaking to media at Vidhana Soudha, he said: “The upgrading…

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