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Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway shut again
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Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway shut again

Nanjangud:  Following torrential rains in Kerala and huge discharge from Kabini dam to Kapila River, the authorities have shut the ever busy Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway (NH7666) for traffic for the second time in a week as the water from the swollen Kapila river near Mallanamoole Mutt submerged a large stretch of the road. The road was…

 Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway re-opens after 3 days
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 Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway re-opens after 3 days

Nanjangud:  Three days after the ever-busy Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway (NH-766) was shut for vehicular traffic due to severe water-logging on a stretch of the road near Mallanamoole Mutt where Kapila river overflowed due to incessant rainfall in Kerala, the Highway was re-opened for traffic this morning, thus bringing relief to thousands of motorists. The Highway was…

Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway closed for second day
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Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway closed for second day

Nanjangud: – The temple town of Nanjangud, also known as ‘Dakshina Kashi’ continued to reel under floods for the second day today. The famous Srikanteshwara temple appeared like an island with flood water rising to almost 3 feet deep all around the temple, with most of the cluster temples in the vicinity too submerged. The…

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…

Thieves make away with Kalikamba Temple Hundi
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Thieves make away with Kalikamba Temple Hundi

Mysuru: Thieves broke into a temple late last night and took away a Hundi where the cash offerings of the devotees were kept. The theft took place at the Kalikamba (Kalamma) temple on the Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway. According to the temple authorities, thieves used gas cutters to open the front railings of the temple and entered…

Release of Kabini Water to Tamil Nadu: Ryots block NH 212
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Release of Kabini Water to Tamil Nadu: Ryots block NH 212

Mysuru: The vehicular movement on the Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway (NH 212) was disrupted for a couple of hours, as farmers staged a rasta roko in protest against the release of Kabini water to Tamil Nadu, this morning. The farmers blocked the highway near Hullahalli circle not letting vehicles to travel towards Tamil Nadu and Mysuru. The…

Release of Kabini water to TN: Farmers block Mysuru- N’gud Highway
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Release of Kabini water to TN: Farmers block Mysuru- N’gud Highway

Nanjangud: Over 400 farmers staged a rasta roko this morning on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway at Basavapura blocking the vehicular movement towards Mysuru and Tamil Nadu. The protestors, who arrived at around 11 am, staged a dharna and shouted slogans against Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and Irrigation Department officials accusing them of releasing Kabini water to Tamil Nadu. The…

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