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Five drown as car plunges into Visvesvaraya Canal
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Five drown as car plunges into Visvesvaraya Canal

November 8, 2023

Group from Tiptur was returning from Mysuru via Pandavapura-Nagamangala route when tragedy struck Pandavapura: Three months after three women and a girl drowned in Visvesvaraya Canal when their car veered off the road at Gamanahalli, about 40 km from Banaghatta, in Srirangapatna taluk on July 29, five persons drowned when the car in which they…

Four women meet watery grave as car falls into VC Canal
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Four women meet watery grave as car falls into VC Canal

July 30, 2023

Three of deceased from Goravanahalli in T. Narasipur taluk, another from Gamanahalli in Srirangapatna taluk; youth driving car miraculously survives Mysore/Mysuru: Close on the heels of a man meeting his watery grave at Visvesvaraya Canal (VC Canal) in Mandya district after his car plunged into the canal recently, four women, including a woman and her…

Five meet watery grave at Visvesvaraya Canal in Mandya: Bodies fished out
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Five meet watery grave at Visvesvaraya Canal in Mandya: Bodies fished out

April 26, 2023

Mandya: Five persons including a 10-year-old girl were drowned while playing in the water at Visvesvaraya Canal in Doddakothagere village in the taluk yesterday afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Anish Begum (34), her daughters Mehtab (10), Tasmia (23), Atika Begum (22) and son Aswaq Ahmed (28), all residents of Neelasandra in Bengaluru. On…

Father, son meet watery grave while bathing sheep in canal
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Father, son meet watery grave while bathing sheep in canal

November 4, 2020

Mandya: A man and his son, who had gone to a canal to bathe their sheep, have been drowned. The incident took place on Sunday afternoon at Visvesvaraya Canal at Goravale village in the taluk. The deceased are Hanumanthegowda (48) and his son Hemanth (13) of Goravale. Hemanth, who was bathing his sheep, accidentally slipped…

State Government releases water from KRS to Visvesvaraya Canal
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State Government releases water from KRS to Visvesvaraya Canal

July 16, 2019

Water to be released till July 25 Mandya: There was a feeling of joy among the farming community with the State Government releasing water from KRS to Visvesvaraya Canal for a period of 10 days from today. The decision to release water was taken yesterday during an emergency meeting of Irrigation Consultative Committee involving Ministers…

KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !
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KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !

August 8, 2017

Mysuru/Mandya: How often do you see children playing cricket in a canal that supplies water to thousands of hectares of fertile land? Some children were found playing inside the Visvesvaraya Canal (Chikkadevaraya Canal) at Achappanakoppalu near Srirangapatna yesterday, reminding us of a grim situation that we are in where Karnataka is staring at a drought…

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