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Since generations, they  are lured by the shine
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Since generations, they are lured by the shine

September 21, 2019

By Vinay Karekura There is another group of coin-and-treasure hunters at Paschimavahini in Srirangapatna. The speciality of this group is that they go in search of places where people come to immerse the ashes of their loved ones and perform ‘Pitru Paksha’ rituals every year at the designated auspicious season.  This group too hails from…

Parked trucks turn stumbling blocks for KRS Road works
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Parked trucks turn stumbling blocks for KRS Road works

September 19, 2019

By Vinay Karekura Mysuru: Huge trucks parked on the busy KRS Road have become a stumbling block for the ongoing road development works. The pothole-ridden KRS Road and its adjoining roads are being repaired at a cost of Rs. 39 crore by the Public Works Department and the works have already begun from J.K. Tyre…

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…

Mammoth Machine chokes KRS Road traffic
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Mammoth Machine chokes KRS Road traffic

July 24, 2019

16-wheel truck carries mining contraption to be assembled at BEML Mysuru By Vinay Karekura Mysuru: The ever-busy KRS Road in city was turned into bumper-to-bumper traffic this morning at 10.30 am as a 16-wheel truck was transporting a huge mining machinery from Bengaluru to Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) factory at Belawadi here.  The driver…

From Rishi Kanva Ashrama to a hub for drunken youth: Balamuri’s Bane
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From Rishi Kanva Ashrama to a hub for drunken youth: Balamuri’s Bane

July 22, 2019

By Vinay Karekura Srirangapatna: Every year during monsoon, certain places in and around Mysuru attain extra glory due to gushing of rainwater and also due to water release from reservoirs. They attract tourists in hordes. Among the places that are crowd-puller are Balamuri and Edamuri near Srirangapatna.  Balamuri is a popular picnic spot where tourists…

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

July 3, 2019

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…

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