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City to get new water tanks
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City to get new water tanks

Mysuru: Summer is fast approaching and if things go as per plans and if there is sufficient water at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, the city will not face water crisis. For, the Centre, State Government and the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) have come together to build two gigantic ground-level water storage tanks in city….

Kannambadi Venugopalaswamy Temple cries for attention
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Kannambadi Venugopalaswamy Temple cries for attention

By Nagaiah Lalanakere One of the most prominent and emerging tourist spots near Mysuru is the Venugopalaswamy Temple at Hosa Kannambadi, near Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam. Sadly, the surroundings of the beautifully constructed temple that is an architectural marvel is in a bad shape with crater-filled roads and lacks any sort of basic facilities….

Threat from Kashmir terrorists: Security stepped up at KRS
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Threat from Kashmir terrorists: Security stepped up at KRS

Mysuru, Mandya: The Mysuru and Mandya Police have stepped up vigil at all tourist destinations following intelligence reports of a possible terror attack by militants who have come from Kashmir. “We have stepped up vigil at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and vital tourist destinations in Mandya,” said Mandya Superintendent of Police G. Radhika. Mysuru…

Hundreds of fish found dead at KRS boating pond
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Hundreds of fish found dead at KRS boating pond

Mandya: Hundreds of fish from different species were found dead at the boating pond at Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir on Tuesday. It is suspected that miscreants may have used explosives for fishing, mocking the high-level round-the-clock security at the reservoir. According to the Police, a good number of fully-grown fishes of…

KRS water level touches 111 ft. mark
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KRS water level touches 111 ft. mark

Mandya: Consistent rains in Cauvery river catchment areas has increased the level of water in Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam to 111.13 ft. (today) as against the maximum level of 124.80 ft, giving hopes that the dam would reach its  maximum level soon. While the inflow of water to the dam is 5,365 cusecs, the outflow…

Woman jumps to death at KRS
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Woman jumps to death at KRS

Krishna Raja Sagar: An elderly woman jumped into the boating area at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam and committed suicide. The woman has been identified as 80-year-old Kempamma, a resident of Bekkalele near Maddur. According to the Police, Kempamma visited KRS two days back and jumped into the water near the boating area. The…

This is how our lifeline looks from up above
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This is how our lifeline looks from up above

Here is a spectacular bird’s eye view of the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam and the famed Brindavan Gardens taken from a helicopter, with its vast expanse of water and greenery. The dam which has been providing water of life to millions of people in Southern Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is at a distance of over…

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…

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