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Rivers swell as outflow from Kabini, KRS dams goes up

Rivers swell as outflow from Kabini, KRS dams goes up

MYSURU/ MANDYA: For the first time after its inauguration in 1974, 71,100 cusecs of water was released from the Kabini dam on Thursday, following heavy rainfall in the Wayanad region of Kerala. The water release led to heavy inflow into the Cauvery since Wednesday night. “On Thursday morning, inflow into the dam was 41,692 cusecs, while outflow was 44,054 cusecs. […]

Cauvery swells as Kabini, KRS outflow up; alert along banks

Cauvery swells as Kabini, KRS outflow up; alert along banks

MYSURU/ MANDYA: For the first time after its inauguration in 1974, 71,100 cusecs of water was released from the on Thursday, following heavy rainfall in the of Kerala. The water release led to heavy inflow into the Cauvery since Wednesday night. “On Thursday morning, inflow into the dam was 41,692 cusecs, while outflow was 44,054 cusecs. But by evening, inflow […]

Karnataka: Traffic on NH 766 diverted following floods; road users suffer

Karnataka: Traffic on NH 766 diverted following floods; road users suffer

MYSURU: Traffic on National Highway 766 has been diverted after the NH near Mallanna Mobile got submerged following heavy outflow from the . As the NH connects to Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the travellers have been inconvenienced with the traffic being diverted. The outflow was 80000 cusecs and has been increasing following heavy rains in its catchment area in Waynad […]

Bizmen’s trust gives senior citizens free lunch & dinner

Bizmen’s trust gives senior citizens free lunch & dinner

Mysuru: “I haven’t heard from my son for months. I’ve been trying to check if he’ll come to meet me, but he ignores my calls. I don’t know what I’ve done,” sighed a 65-year-old mother who lives here alone after her son and his family left for a different town. With no income or financial security, she struggles to make […]

Cauvery swells with KRS outflow, flood alert sounded

Cauvery swells with KRS outflow, flood alert sounded

MANDYA: The district administration sounded a downstream of Krishnarajasagara (KRS) reservoir on Friday, as dam authorities released more than 60,000 cusecs of water into the . According to officers, on Friday the reservoir received around 47,000 cusecs of water and more than 60,000 cusecs of water is being let into the river. Outflow is higher than inflow for safety of […]

Kapila, KRS sluice gates thrown open, Nanjangud, Srirangapatna under water

Kapila, KRS sluice gates thrown open, Nanjangud, Srirangapatna under water

MYSURU: The is in spate, bringing misery to tourists, farmers and residents of low-lying areas. The overflowing water cut off the national highway, and entered fields and houses in Nanjangud, causing heavy destruction on Friday. Scores of houses were inundated, standing crops on hundreds of acres were submerged, and vehicles on NH-766 were diverted after the Kapila waters submerged the […]

PETA for ban on elephants during Dasara

PETA for ban on elephants during Dasara

MYSURU: With just two months left, has run afoul of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals () India, which has opposed in the celebrations. The organization will stage a dharna here on Thursday, calling for an end to the use of elephants in performances, including circuses and processions, and for tourist rides. This comes four days ahead of World […]