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Karnataka awaiting Centre’s nod for Mekedatu Project
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Karnataka awaiting Centre’s nod for Mekedatu Project

State released 310 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu against scheduled 82 tmcft Bengaluru:  Heavy rain and floods along the Cauvery Basin have resulted in Karnataka releasing 310 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu since the beginning of this water year (since June) as against the scheduled 82 tmcft. This is because Karnataka…

Outflow to river from KRS stopped after 40 days
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Outflow to river from KRS stopped after 40 days

Mandya: With the intensity of rain coming down in Kodagu district, the outflow from KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district to the river has been stopped from today morning after a gap of 40 days. However, water is being released from the dam to canals. With heavy rains in Cauvery River catchment areas…

British-era bridge withstands water pressure
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British-era bridge withstands water pressure

The historical Wellesley Bridge, built by the British, across River Cauvery at Srirangapatna which remains neglected and dilapidated, now is withstanding the pressure of strong water force as more than one lakh cusecs of water is being let out to the river from KRS reservoir which is receiving huge inflow since a week. Picture below…

Wellesley Bridge under threat of being washed away     
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Wellesley Bridge under threat of being washed away     

Mysuru: Will the historical Wellesley Bridge near Srirangapatna meet the fate of Lushington Bridge at Kollegal that was washed away last month? Seeing the present state of the Wellesley Bridge that is near-to-submersion due to thousands of cusecs of water being released from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, heritage lovers feel that the bridge…

Flash Flood Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blocked
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Flash Flood Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blocked

Mysuru/Nanjangud:  For the second time after its inauguration in 1974, a volume of 71,100 cusecs of water was released from the Kabini Dam yesterday and the water release was stepped up to 75,000 cusecs and then to 80,000 cusecs by evening. This resulted in ‘flash flood’, blocking the Mysuru-Nanjangud National Highway (NH) 212 (now NH…

KRS entry fee revenue touches Rs.1 crore in two months
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KRS entry fee revenue touches Rs.1 crore in two months

Mysuru: The entry fee collection to the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam in the month of June and July has touched Rs.1 crore. This follows hundreds of tourists who visit the Dam that has been filled to the brim, thanks to copious rain in the Cauvery catchment areas. Water is regularly being released from the dam…

Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan
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Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan

Mysuru: Alyia Phelps Gardiner Krumbiegel, great granddaughter of German Horticultural legend Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel who had designed the iconic Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, has taken serious exception to the State Government’s plan to develop the Brindavan Gardens on the lines of Disneyland in the US. Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel is credited…

An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy
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An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy

Dear Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, I read today with dismay that the iconic Brindavan Gardens is to be redeveloped on the lines of Disneyland USA. The dream project of the Mysore’s teenaged King, Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar was to construct a dam across the Cauvery for human benefit and he appointed Sir M. Visvesvaraya as the…

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