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Rain recedes in Mysuru but fury continues
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Rain recedes in Mysuru but fury continues

August 11, 2019

Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway still under 5-ft of water; another life lost in Hunsur Mysore:  Rainfall in Mysuru, Chamarajanagar and Kodagu seems of have receded but fury continues to haunt people in all these three districts. The death toll has increased over the past couple of days with rescue workers still continuing to shift people to secure…

Mysuru-N’gud Highway Blocked
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Mysuru-N’gud Highway Blocked

August 9, 2019

More than 1,25,000 cusecs water released from Kabini reservoir Mysuru: A day after the floodgates were opened at Kabini reservoir, National Highway-766 connecting Tamil Nadu and Kerala via Nanjangud was blocked near Mallanamoole Mutt this morning, as a result of overflowing Kapila.  More than 1,25,000 cusecs of water was released to the river through Kabini…

Airport expansion plan hits roadblock
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Airport expansion plan hits roadblock

July 8, 2019

Farmers demand Rs. 1.80 crore per acre hile officials offer Rs. 1.50 crore Mysuru: The Mysore Airport expansion plan has hit a fresh roadblock with farmers refusing to part with the land and demanding a higher compensation. The District Administration needs around 300 acres of land near Mandakalli on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway for acquisition to expand…

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

August 17, 2018

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

August 13, 2018

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

August 11, 2018

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

August 10, 2018

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

February 23, 2018

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…

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