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State to challenge Cauvery Water Authority in SC
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State to challenge Cauvery Water Authority in SC

Bengaluru: An all-party meet called by Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy yesterday decided to authorise the State’s legal team to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Centre’s recent notification of the Cauvery Management Authority. Additionally, members of Parliament from the State have agreed to take up the issue in the House. The…

Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS
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Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS

Mysuru: Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has announced that the Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will be developed and he has already spoken to Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar to give a new look to the popular tourist destination. Speaking to reporters during an interaction organised by Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) at…

Karnataka finally nominates member to Cauvery panel
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Karnataka finally nominates member to Cauvery panel

Bengaluru: As Karnataka has no option but to nominate a representative to the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC), the State Government has yesterday decided to do it with a request to the Centre to hear its views. Principal Secretary (Water Resources) Rakesh Singh will represent Karnataka on the Cauvery Water Management Authority, the apex body…

KRS water level crosses 100-feet mark
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KRS water level crosses 100-feet mark

Mandya: Thanks to copious rains in catchment areas in Kodagu, water level at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya has crossed 100 feet mark, bringing in cheers among farmers, residents of Mysuru, Mandya and even Bengaluru who depend on Cauvery water for drinking and agricultural purposes. According to the statistics provided by Cauvery Neeravari…

KRS likely to be full this year: IMD
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KRS likely to be full this year: IMD

Mysuru: There is good news for Mysureans as Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya District, which has not filled to the capacity since many years, is likely to be filled to the brim by touching the magic figure of 124.80 feet. The hope is the prediction of 97 per cent rainfall by the Indian…

KRS water level dips by 17.68 ft in two months
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KRS water level dips by 17.68 ft in two months

  New Delhi/ Bengaluru:  All eyes are on the Centre as it will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on May 8 stating the steps it has taken to frame a scheme to ensure Cauvery water is released from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Kerala. The affidavit submission in the Supreme Court is…

KRS to reopen tomorrow
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KRS to reopen tomorrow

Mandya, Mysuru: Brindavan Gardens at KRS in Mandya district, which was closed for tourists following the death of three tourists when a huge tree fell on them near the boating point on Tuesday evening following gusty winds and rain, will be reopened to tourists tomorrow. Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL) Executive Engineer Basavarajegowda, speaking to…

Efforts on to open KRS to tourists from tomorrow
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Efforts on to open KRS to tourists from tomorrow

Mysuru: All efforts are being made to open the famed international tourist spot the Brindavan Gardens, popularly called KRS (Krishna Raja Sagar) Dam to the public by tomorrow. The entry to KRS has been banned for two days, following heavy rains and uprooting of nearly 50 trees, killing three people on Tuesday night. Nearly 130…

KRS ill-equipped to handle emergency, says eyewitness
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KRS ill-equipped to handle emergency, says eyewitness

Mysuru:  An eyewitness to the tragedy at the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam where three tourists were killed last night as a giant tree fell on them has alleged that the authorities at the KRS were ill-equipped to handle emergency situation and there was not even a single ambulance there when the accident occurred. Addressing a…

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