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Balamuri, Edamuri Cauvery barriers turning into DEATH TRAPS
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Balamuri, Edamuri Cauvery barriers turning into DEATH TRAPS

106 tourists killed in the last 14 years By Vinay Karekura Srirangapatna: The scenic Balamuri and Edamuri tourist spots, about three kilometres from Belagola in Srirangapatna taluk where River Cauvery flows, most of the times with turbulence, are becoming death traps with the number of tourists drowning increasing by the day.  It may be recalled…

Seminar on ‘Srirangapatna’ at Bengaluru
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Seminar on ‘Srirangapatna’ at Bengaluru

Mysuru: National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) Heritage, Science and Society Programme, Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) campus, Bengaluru, in association with University of Liverpool, Archiam Centre and Mysore School of Architecture, has organised a one-day seminar on ‘Interweavings of Tangible and Intangible Heritage: A case study of the historic town of Srirangapatna’ at NIAS…

Mining banned in 12 villages around Srirangapatna
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Mining banned in 12 villages around Srirangapatna

Tahsildar’s ban orders just an eyewash say residents Mysore: Following a series of complaints from people against illegal mining and stone quarrying and following the death of a person who was working in a quarry last Thursday, the Srirangapatna Tahsildar has banned mining and quarrying in 12 villages in and around Srirangapatna. In an order…

Bird census at Ranganathittu: 60 winged beauties recorded in 3 hours
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Bird census at Ranganathittu: 60 winged beauties recorded in 3 hours

Islands stabilise after last year’s deluge By V. Shourabh Srirangapatna: The Forest Department conducted a bird census to document winged beauties at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary this morning. The bird census was officially started last year and today’s survey was the first for this year. The objective was to prepare a baseline data with a scientific…

Leopard trapped near Srirangapatna
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Leopard trapped near Srirangapatna

Mysuru: A leopard was trapped in Kodiyala village of Srirangapatna taluk in Mandya district   this morning. The feline, a 4-year-old male, was repeatedly spotted in the outskirts of Kodiyala village, following which the Forest officials placed a cage at a farmland in the village neighbourhood. The leopard is said to have walked into the trap…

He planted more than  100 trees in a dry village
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He planted more than 100 trees in a dry village

Mysuru: At a time when existing plants and trees are coming under axe in the name of development, there are a few who are working honestly to conserve greenery. Meet Javaraiah of Bastipura village in Srirangapatna taluk who has been into this selfless service of nurturing and conserving hundreds of trees from the past three…

Srirangapatna Tahsildar fined Rs. 10,000 under RTI Act
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Srirangapatna Tahsildar fined Rs. 10,000 under RTI Act

Mandya: It has now come to light that Srirangapatna taluk Tahsildar Nagesh has been fined  Rs. 10,000 by the Karnataka Information Commission for reportedly not providing information under the Right To Information (RTI) Act based on a complaint lodged by one B.S. Vishwanath. The Assistant Commissioner, Revenue Department has been instructed to submit a report…

Tree branches on road to KRS posing danger
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Tree branches on road to KRS posing danger

Demand to cut dry branches, trees on Pump House Road Srirangapatna: It is not only the pit on this stretch that has not been filled for days together causing danger to the people, but equally worrying are the branches of trees that are lined up on this road that have gone dry that is causing…

Woman missing from Srirangapatna
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Woman missing from Srirangapatna

Mandya:  Nagarathna, wife of Krishna, a resident of Kyathanahalli village in Srirangapatna, who left her house on Apr. 21 at about 8.30 am, has since gone missing and a case has been registered at Srirangapatna Rural Police Station in this regard. Those having any information about the missing person, may contact Srirangapatna Rural Police Station…

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