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Pramoda Devi happy about project, visits KRS
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Pramoda Devi happy about project, visits KRS

May 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: During his visit to Mysuru, Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi met member of erstwhile royal family Pramoda Devi Wadiyar on Thursday evening and apprised her about the progress of the twin statue project. Jarkiholi said that the statues were intended to pay tributes to the late Maharaja and his Dewan who were instrumental in…

Water released to KRS Canals
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Water released to KRS Canals

February 14, 2020

Mandya: Following demand from farmers, Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Ltd.(CNNL) authorities has released water to KRS canals starting from yesterday (Feb.13). CNNL Superintendent Engineer K.G. Vijaykumar said that following a Cauvery Tribunal order, water has been released in all canals of KRS reservoir to enable the farmers to irrigate sugarcane fields along the path of the…

Echo of bomb scare at Mangaluru Airport: High alert in Mysuru, KRS
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Echo of bomb scare at Mangaluru Airport: High alert in Mysuru, KRS

January 21, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: The City Police have sounded an alert in Mysuru after a bag containing a live bomb was found near the entrance of Mangaluru Airport on Monday. Sources said that it is a general alert sounded as per standard operating procedure. Following the alert, checking and patrolling has been intensified in the city and all…

Stone quarrying banned in Mandya district (KRS)
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Stone quarrying banned in Mandya district (KRS)

January 7, 2020

Mandya: With many organisations, intellectuals and the farming community making fervent appeals to ban stone quarrying in the vicinity of KRS Dam and Pandavapura taluk, Mandya Deputy Commissioner Dr. M.V. Venkatesh on Monday said that stone quarrying in the vicinity of KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of the district has been wholly banned. Briefing reporters…

KRS makes history
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KRS makes history

November 19, 2019

For the first time in 86 years, water level at the dam remains at its maximum level of 124.80 ft. for 96 days straight Mysuru:  The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya District, located about fifteen kms from Mysuru city, is all set to create a new record of sorts as…

KRS rainfall breaks 34-year record
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KRS rainfall breaks 34-year record

November 10, 2019

Mysuru: Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, where the world famous KRS Dam is built across River Cauvery, received a record rainfall of 166.8 mm in a 12-hour period from  7 pm on Friday (Nov.8) to 7 am on Saturday (Nov.9). This breaks the 34-year record. Rain water measuring gauge installed…

KRS toll collection PRIVATISED
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KRS toll collection PRIVATISED

October 30, 2019

Cauvery Neeravari Nigam to rake in Rs. 13 crore annually from existing Rs. 7 crore Mysuru: The annual earnings of Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar Dam (KRS) that stood around Rs. 6.20 crore to Rs. 7 crore is set to touch Rs. 13 crore next year as ticket collection has been privatised and handed…

After 2006, KRS remains full on 60th day
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After 2006, KRS remains full on 60th day

October 16, 2019

Outflow to increase any time; CNNL issues flood warning Mandya: After, 2006, when KRS reservoir remained full for 90 days, now it is full for 60 days and heading to beat the previous record. The continuous rain in Kushalnagar, K.R. Nagar and Hunsur region, has pushed up the inflow to 8,253 cusecs and is likely…

KRS records 42,000 footfalls in three days
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KRS records 42,000 footfalls in three days

October 11, 2019

Mysuru: The Brindavan Gardens (KRS) in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, located at a distance of about 15 kms from Mysuru city, saw 42,000 tourists visiting the Dam from Oct.7 to 9, with the city swarmed by tourists on these three days for Dasara festival.  The KRS recorded 25,000 visitors on two days — Oct.7…

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