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Rs. 2 crore sought for KRS, Srirangapatna Dasara: MLA
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Rs. 2 crore sought for KRS, Srirangapatna Dasara: MLA

Srirangapatna: MLA A.S. Ravindra Srikantaiah informed that he had sought Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to release Rs. 2 crore exclusively to celebrate Dasara festivities  at Srirangapatna and KRS this year. Chairing the preliminary meeting to discuss the preparations for Dasara festivities held at Sri Ranganatha Kalyana Mantap in Srirangapatna yesterday,he said that he had…

Stone Mining at Baby Betta Threat to Safety of KRS
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Stone Mining at Baby Betta Threat to Safety of KRS

Mandya: A Senior Police Officer’s report that rampant and uncontrolled mining-cum-stone quarrying activities at Baby Betta Reserve Forests in Pandavapura Taluk here is posing great danger to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) has raised safety concerns of the Dam itself. The Dam, built by Sir M. Visvesvaraya and the gift of Mysore Wadiyars, is a lifeline…

Scorn at corn waste near KRS
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Scorn at corn waste near KRS

Mysuru: Even as the State government is yet to take action on the report of illegal quarrying near KRS, here is a report of tourists spoiling the beauty of the Dam that is a lifeline of the region. Khalid Ahmed Khan, a reader of Star of Mysore, has sent  us this news along with pictures…

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…

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