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Work on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway upgradation to begin in January
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Work on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway upgradation to begin in January

Bengaluru: The ambitious and long-pending eight-lane conversion of Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway will begin by January-end following an assurance of speedy clearance to the project by the Centre. The project will be taken up in two packages at a cost of Rs.4,149 crore, said Public Works Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa. Addressing press persons in Bengaluru yesterday, the…

Energy drink ‘Neera’ a hit among Mysuru-Bengaluru road travellers
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Energy drink ‘Neera’ a hit among Mysuru-Bengaluru road travellers

Mandya: ‘Neera’ is a highly nutritious health drink gaining popularity all over the world. It is another gift from the coconut tree. However, unlike toddy, Neera has amazing health benefits and no alcohol content. The State Government, realising the health benefits of this drink, has issued a final gazette notification on Neera policy. The coconut…

Subramanya Shashti at Siddalingapura tomorrow
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Subramanya Shashti at Siddalingapura tomorrow

Mysuru: Subramanya Shashti will be observed at the famous Sri Subramanyeshwara Swamy temple at Siddalingapura on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway on Nov. 24. On this day, thousands of devotees, braving the morning chill, will assemble at Siddalingapura that is 10-km from Mysuru. The entire locality will resemble a village fair on this day with make-shift stalls…

Four medicos killed
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Four medicos killed

Mandya: Four medical college students including two women were killed on the spot when a speeding truck hit their car on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway this morning. All the students hailed from Rajarajeshwari Medical College, Ramanagaram and were returning to their college after a brief holiday in Mysuru. The accident occurred on B.M. Road near Sangabasavanadoddi…

Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway traffic thrown out of gear
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Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway traffic thrown out of gear

Mandya: The Cauvery Pushkara Mela held once in 12 years in Srirangapatna, may not draw as much crowd as the Kumbh Mela in other parts of the country, but the 12-day Mela drew lakhs of people yesterday throwing traffic completely out of gear on the busy Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway. It was the sixth day yesterday and…

Water flows into Virija Canal
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Water flows into Virija Canal

The State Government has released Cauvery water from KRS into the dried canals for drinking purpose and livestock. This picture captured by SOM photographer yesterday shows a herd of sheep and goat near the Virija Canal on Mysuru-Bengaluru National Highway, grazing and drinking water from the canal. Virija canal irrigates about 5,360 hectares of wet…

Two from city among three killed in road accident near Maddur
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Two from city among three killed in road accident near Maddur

Mysuru: Two persons from city were among three killed in an accident that occurred near Maddur on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway at around 1 am today. Three more persons were injured and they have been admitted to Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS). The victims are 28-year-old Shakeel Ahmed, a resident of Udayagiri, 29-year-old Farooq, a resident…

Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Protests continue across Mandya
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Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Protests continue across Mandya

Mandya: Protests over the release of KRS water to Tamil Nadu continued across the district for the second day yesterday. Police detained hundreds of protesting farmers at Mandya city, while farmers staged a road blockade at Srirangapatna to register their protest against the detention of farmers. The farmers who gathered near Sir M. Visveswaraiah statue…

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