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Long Weekend Holiday
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Long Weekend Holiday

Mysuru: India is a country of festivals and holidays. If the holidays fall at the end of the week, then everyone plans on long weekend holidays. Luckily, August has two long weekends and Mysuru being a tourist city, there is a rush of visitors that began two days ago. It was second Saturday (a holiday on…

KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !
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KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !

Mysuru/Mandya: How often do you see children playing cricket in a canal that supplies water to thousands of hectares of fertile land? Some children were found playing inside the Visvesvaraya Canal (Chikkadevaraya Canal) at Achappanakoppalu near Srirangapatna yesterday, reminding us of a grim situation that we are in where Karnataka is staring at a drought…

KRRS stages demonstration demanding release of water to canals
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KRRS stages demonstration demanding release of water to canals

Mysuru: Demanding release of water in all canals of KRS, Kabini and Harangi reservoirs and to fill up large water bodies through lift irrigation projects, over 100 farmers, under the banner of KRRS and Hasiru Sene, staged a demonstration in front of Cauvery CADA office on Sayyaj Rao Road here this morning. Lashing out at…

Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO
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Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO

Bengaluru: Even as there are widespread protests by the farming community demanding the State Government to release Cauvery water to their canals for them to take up agricultural activities, the Government has indicated that it will not be releasing water to the fields in the basin areas. Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil said yesterday that…

Farmers lay siege to KRS Dam
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Farmers lay siege to KRS Dam

Mandya: More than 100 farmers under the banner of KRRS this morning laid siege to the entry of  KRS Dam at Srirangapatna Taluk in the district, demanding immediate release of water to all canals of the Dam and stoppage of water to Tamil Nadu. But tight security prevented the farmers from entering into the Dam…

Vintage beauties come to city from Bengaluru
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Vintage beauties come to city from Bengaluru

Mysuru: A group of 20 members from Karnataka Vintage and Classic Car Club, Bengaluru, drove into the Royal Orchid Brindavan Gardens Hotel at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir yesterday with their vintage beauties for a get together. The families of 20 members of the Club left Bengaluru at about 7 am yesterday and reached Brindavan…

Farmers stir throws traffic out of gear
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Farmers stir throws traffic out of gear

Mysuru: Traffic on Mysuru-Bengaluru road was held up for over an hour this morning at Kalasthavadi on the outskirts of the city as about 250 farmers from Naganahalli, Palahalli, Lakshmipura and other villages resorted to a snap stir and blocked the busy road demanding water to canals. The Police were caught napping as the farmers…

Farmers lay siege to CNN office in Mandya
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Farmers lay siege to CNN office in Mandya

Form human chain, demand water to canals Mandya: Demanding water to canals and lakes, about 100 farmers including women, under the aegis of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) laid siege to the office of Cauvery Neeravari Nigam (CNN) near Sanjay Circle here. They also sought stoppage of release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. Earlier…

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