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Fort Town ready for low-key Dasara this evening
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Fort Town ready for low-key Dasara this evening

October 23, 2020

Srirangapatna: The Fort Town of Srirangapatna, a historic place from the point of view of Wadiyars of Mysore, is all set to witness a scaled-down Dasara sans elephants due to COVID-19, this evening. History has it that Dasara was the long-held celebrations of the Vijayanagar Kingdom. However, after Srirangapatna was captured by Raja Wadiyar I…

Man arrested for smuggling live tortoises, deer antlers
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Man arrested for smuggling live tortoises, deer antlers

September 20, 2020

Srirangapatna: Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested a person, who was illegally transporting two live tortoises and deer antlers and have handed over the accused to the Zonal Forest Officers. The arrested person is 38-year-old Madappa, a resident of Channahallibore village, near Mahadevapura in the taluk.  The accused was nabbed when he was transporting the…

Thousands perform Pitru Paksha rituals at Paschimavahini
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Thousands perform Pitru Paksha rituals at Paschimavahini

September 18, 2020

Srirangapatna: As part of Mahalaya Amavasya, thousands of people from different parts of the State and neighbouring States, performed Pitru Paksha rituals including Pinda offering to their deceased elders at Paschimavahini where River Cauvery flows near Srirangapatna yesterday. Srirangapatna is one of the most sought after place in South India by people who seek to…

The faithful throng Srirangapatna for ‘Pitru Paksha’
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The faithful throng Srirangapatna for ‘Pitru Paksha’

September 16, 2020

Thousands of families are converging on the banks of River Cauvery at the historic town of Srirangapatna to pay respects to their elders in the form of offerings during this season of ‘Pitru Paksha.’ People are crowding the river banks in and around Srirangapatna including Paschimavahini, Sopana Katte, Snana Ghatta, Gosai Ghat and Cauvery Sangama….

Temple relocation for Highway expansion
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Temple relocation for Highway expansion

September 11, 2020

15th Century Temple on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway near Srirangapatna to be shifted pillar-by-pillar  MP Pratap Simha inspects ongoing road works; three new bridges to come up on River Cauvery Mysore/Mysuru: After the 12th Century Venugopalaswamy Temple at Kannambadi village was relocated to Hosa Kannambadi near Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam following its submersion under Dam waters,…

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary opens for tourists
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary opens for tourists

September 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary at Srirangapatna, which was temporarily closed from Aug. 6 was reopened to tourists yesterday. 90 tourists visited the bird sanctuary on the first day. Following heavy discharge of water to Cauvery River from KRS Dam, the bird sanctuary authorities, anticipating flooding of the sanctuary, had ordered temporary closure of the…

Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway expansion works: Historical Gadde Ranganatha Temple faces threat of losing identity
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Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway expansion works: Historical Gadde Ranganatha Temple faces threat of losing identity

September 1, 2020

Mandya: The Gadde Ranganatha Temple near the historical town of Srirangapatna on Mysuru-Bengaluru Road is on the brink of losing its identity as it faces the threat of getting covered up due to the expansion works of Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has taken up the conversion of Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway into…

MP Sumalatha visits KRS
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MP Sumalatha visits KRS

August 13, 2020

Mandya: With KRS Dam at Srirangapatna Taluk in the district just over a feet away from reaching the maximum water level, Independent MP from Mandya Sumalatha Ambarish visited the Dam yesterday. Sumalatha, who arrived at the Dam from Mysuru, sought information on inflow – outflow and the quantum of water available for irrigation, drinking and…

International Airport near Srirangapatna proposed
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International Airport near Srirangapatna proposed

August 11, 2020

Survey of 900-acre land conducted; Proposal with Centre Mysore/Mysuru: One more International Airport may come up near Srirangapatna on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway, in addition to the existing Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), far away from Bengaluru near Nandi Hills, if the Centre accepts the proposal already sent for its consideration. The question is, if this new Airport…

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