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Kukkarahalli Lake Development: New Panel to study pumping fresh water
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Kukkarahalli Lake Development: New Panel to study pumping fresh water

Mysuru: A meeting of Lake Committee to discuss the report submitted by the two-member expert panel on the development works in Kukkarahalli Lake began at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office this morning under the chairmanship of DC D. Randeep. Members of the expert panel formed by Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority Prof.Ramprasad from the Indian…

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Crocodile found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake, Mysuru

The carcass of a crocodile which was suspected to have died about three days back, was found floating this morning in Kukkarahalli Lake by some morning walkers who informed the Forest Department. Range Forest Officer Puttaraju and staff managed to fish out carcass to the shore by noon using boats and ropes. It is learnt…

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Crocodile found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake

The carcass of a crocodile which was suspected to have died about three days back, was found floating this morning in Kukkarahalli Lake by some morning walkers who informed the Forest Department. Range Forest Officer Puttaraju and staff managed to fish out carcass to the shore by noon using boats and ropes. It is learnt…

KUKKARAHALLI LAKE DEVELOPMENT:  Expert Panel recommends against de-silting works
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KUKKARAHALLI LAKE DEVELOPMENT:  Expert Panel recommends against de-silting works

Mysuru: The two-member Expert Committee appointed by Karnataka Lake Development Authority has recommended that development works including de-silting initiated by the University of Mysore must not be taken up at the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake. In a report submitted to Mysuru Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, the Committee recommended against dredging of the water body, an important…

KUKKARAHALLI LAKE DEVELOPMENT: Expert panel submits report to DC
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KUKKARAHALLI LAKE DEVELOPMENT: Expert panel submits report to DC

Mysuru: The two-member expert committee appointed by the Karnataka Lake Development Authority has submitted its report to Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep. The committee comprised retired Professor Ramprasad from the Indian Institute of Science and retired Chief Engineer C.N. Babu.   The University of Mysore and the District Administration had jointly planned to implement a…

Fishing in Foul Waters!
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Fishing in Foul Waters!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD We have two major water bodies, the Kukkarahalli Lake and the Karanji Tank in what can now justifiably be called the heart of our city. These lakes, once on the outskirts of the city, were created by our erstwhile Maharajas to raise the water table and feed the numerous…

Cleaning drive at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Cleaning drive at Kukkarahalli Lake

More than 100 volunteers and members of various organisations took part in the cleaning of Kukkarahalli Lake premises this morning to spread the message of maintaining cleanliness and conservation and protection of flora and fauna in the Lake. The cleanliness drive, organised by the daily walkers of the Lake and ‘Friends of Lake,’ saw participation…

Some suggestions to Kukkarahalli Lake Expert Committee
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Some suggestions to Kukkarahalli Lake Expert Committee

Sir, This refers to the recent report “Expert Committee constituted for Kukkarahalli Lake.”  The Committee members as I know are irrigation experts. The Deputy Commissioner should have included one sanitary expert in the Committee. However, before giving their report to the Karnataka Lake Development Authority, I want them to consider the following details: 1) The…

Fire destroys bamboo grove at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Fire destroys bamboo grove at Kukkarahalli Lake

A bamboo grove was destroyed along with a couple of coconut trees at Kukkarahalli Lake yesterday afternoon. Some miscreants set fire to the bamboo grove adjacent to the Lake near the Horticulture Department nursery. The incident occurred at around 3 pm and was noticed by some public who immediately informed the fire service personnel. As…

Putting an end to monkey business…
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Putting an end to monkey business…

A group of 18 monkeys, which were creating nuisance by jumping on public and snatching bags, were caught with the help of Forest Department personnel and MCC staff near Kukkarahalli Lake on Thursday. Picture shows former Mayor R. Lingappa, MCC Veterinarian Dr. Suresh, Forest Department Veterinarian Dr. Nagaraj and others along with the captured monkeys.

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