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Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker visits Tipu Tomb
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Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker visits Tipu Tomb

September 8, 2019

Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Premchand Aggarwal (in light blue kurta), who visited Tipu tomb at Ganjam in Srirangapatna recently was felicitated by Tippu Wakf Board Estate Officer Ayub as committee members Iqbal Pasha, Irfan Ahmed, Hazarath Moulana Qari Inayat-ur-Rahman, Shahi Imam of Masjid-e-Aqsa, qari Sufi Waliba and others look on.

Sandal Urus Shariff of Nawab Hyder Ali Khan Bahadur tomorrow
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Sandal Urus Shariff of Nawab Hyder Ali Khan Bahadur tomorrow

August 30, 2019

Mysuru, Aug. 30 (KS) – The 243rd Sandar Urus Shariff of Hazarath Nawab Hyder Ali Khan Bahadur will be held tomorrow at Srirangapatna and mysuru. The Sandal Urus at Srirangapatna will be held at Gumbad-e-Shahi, Ganjam at Srirangapatna. The procession will commence at 3 pm from Masjid-e-Ala at Srirangapatna and will reach Gumbad-e-Shahi at 5…

Bird homes destroyed
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Bird homes destroyed

August 24, 2019

Many islands submerge under Cauvery in Ranganathittu  Tourist spot might take 7 to 8 years to regain its glory Srirangapatna: Heavy rainfall and the resultant water release from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam since a couple of weeks has flooded the world famous bird sanctuary at Ranganathittu, threatening the very existence of the winged…

A Bridge too far?
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A Bridge too far?

August 23, 2019

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last Friday I wrote about the impact of human inaction vis a vis the impact of flood waters on the historic Srirangapatna Fort, a stone’s throw away from our city. The fast deteriorating state of another iconic marvel of ancient engineering just outside this fort certainly deserves a mention…

Mysuru NSS volunteers clean ancient stonewell at Srirangapatna
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Mysuru NSS volunteers clean ancient stonewell at Srirangapatna

August 22, 2019

Mysuru: NSS students of Seshadripuram First Grade College in city cleaned up a discarded ancient stonewell at Jakkanahalli near Arakere in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district recently. Locals say that the well was a Kalyani of Chamundeshwari Temple, built by the erstwhile Mysore rulers centuries ago. The Maharajas are said to have  appointed a Priest…

Plans on to fortify Srirangapatna Fort
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Plans on to fortify Srirangapatna Fort

August 21, 2019

Srirangapatna: An action plan is being prepared to strengthen the Srirangapatna Fort that is acting as a barrier to river Cauvery. The action plan is worth Rs. 75 crore to Rs. 80 crore, said Mandya Additional Deputy Commissioner T. Yogesh, who heads the Heritage Monuments Conservation Committee.   It may be recalled, SOM had published a…

500-year-old Bateri in a shambles
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500-year-old Bateri in a shambles

August 14, 2019

Rajas, Sultans have hoisted Flags on this 15th century flagpole in Srirangapatna By Vinay Karekura The Rajas, Maharajas and Sultans right from 15th Century have proudly protected this historical monument where they were hoisting flags from this flagpole in Bateri, which unfortunately is in a shambles now. This place classified as a heritage structure is…

Techie drowns in Cauvery while immersing mother’s ashes
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Techie drowns in Cauvery while immersing mother’s ashes

August 2, 2019

Another woman, who came to end her life, backs off seeing body being swept away Srirangapatna: A 45-year-old man, who had come from Bengaluru to immerse the ashes of his mother at Sangama in Srirangapatna drowned as he slipped and fell into Cauvery River yesterday. The deceased is Srikanth, an employee of an IT company and…

Villagers stop illegal transportation of calves
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Villagers stop illegal transportation of calves

August 2, 2019

Srirangapatna: Villagers stopped a goods vehicle at Srirangapatna this morning. The vehicle was transporting calves to slaughter houses at Arakalgud in Hassan district.  They not only rescued the calves but also took a few of them for rearing. The incident took place near  Darasaguppe on Chamarajanagar-Jevargi Highway coming under Srirangapatna Town Police limits. The goods…

Mysurean drowns at Balamuri
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Mysurean drowns at Balamuri

July 30, 2019

Srirangapatna: A 35-year-old man from Mysuru, who had gone on a picnic to Balamuri along with his friend was drowned in River Cauvery after he slipped and fell into it yesterday. The deceased is Jayaram, an autorickshaw driver and a resident of Manchegowdanakoppal in Mysuru. Jayaram was standing at the edge of the river when…

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