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Save Kukkarahalli Lake

There seems to be no stopping for pollution at the Kukkarahalli Lake. Considered as a paradise for morning and evening walkers, the Lake needs the attention of the MCC and University of Mysore to protect the Lake’s eco-system.

DC inspects K’halli Lake
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DC inspects K’halli Lake

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep was on an inspection tour of Kukkarahalli Lake, here this morning braving rains, following a complaint from the members of Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP). The MGP had complained that the inlets to the Lake had been blocked on eight sides thus depriving it of rainwater. The DC inspected all…

Seed ball drive begins at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Seed ball drive begins at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: More than 1,000 seed balls of various species of trees were planted in the vacant areas of Kukkarahalli Lake yesterday. The intention of this drive was to increase the green cover. Environment activist Vasanthkumar Mysoremath, in association with Horticulture Department of University of Mysore and volunteers planted the seed balls on the east side…

Sandalwood tree chopped in Kukkarahalli Lake
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Sandalwood tree chopped in Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: An incident of miscreants chopping a sandalwood tree at the Kukkarahalli Lake premises has come to light in city. However, the miscreants, who could not carry the sandalwood, have left the chopped tree at its place. One of the morning walkers noticed a group of three people chopping the tree with an electric saw…

Rare bird found dead at Kukkarahalli
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Rare bird found dead at Kukkarahalli

A rare bird, Oriental Darter, which is classified as ‘nearly threatened species’ by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN 3.1), was found mysteriously hanging and dead at Kukkarahalli Lake this morning. This picture was sent by Star of Mysore reader S. Shylajesha, who is a birder and a regular visitor to the Lake.

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…

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