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Nature’s way of washing away waste
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Nature’s way of washing away waste

The rains may have stopped and the water levels are slowly receding from flood-hit areas. But authorities have another uphill battle — disposal of waste. Flood waters have left behind tonnes of solid waste including tree branches, uprooted creepers, waste clothes and plastic in towns and villages, like this one at the historical Wellesley Bridge…

British-era bridge withstands water pressure
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British-era bridge withstands water pressure

The historical Wellesley Bridge, built by the British, across River Cauvery at Srirangapatna which remains neglected and dilapidated, now is withstanding the pressure of strong water force as more than one lakh cusecs of water is being let out to the river from KRS reservoir which is receiving huge inflow since a week. Picture below…

Wellesley Bridge under threat of being washed away     
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Wellesley Bridge under threat of being washed away     

Mysuru: Will the historical Wellesley Bridge near Srirangapatna meet the fate of Lushington Bridge at Kollegal that was washed away last month? Seeing the present state of the Wellesley Bridge that is near-to-submersion due to thousands of cusecs of water being released from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, heritage lovers feel that the bridge…

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