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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…

Rains in Kodagu boost KRS water level
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Rains in Kodagu boost KRS water level

Mysuru: Moderate to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of River Cauvery in Kodagu has resulted in considerable increase in the water levels at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya, though the water level is yet to touch the 100 ft. mark. This morning, the gross capacity (includes unusable water) of the KRS…

Water adventure sports soon at Varuna Lake on PPP model
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Water adventure sports soon at Varuna Lake on PPP model

Mysuru: Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports Pramod Madhwaraj inaugurated the newly-constructed office building of the Deputy Director for Fisheries, constructed at a cost of Rs. 90.80 lakh, in city yesterday. The office is located at Vasu Layout, 9th Cross in Ramakrishnanagar K-Block, Dattagalli. The office has been constructed at an area…

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…

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