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Lingambudhi Botanical Garden to be ready in a month
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Lingambudhi Botanical Garden to be ready in a month

Mysuru: If things go as per plans, Mysuru will soon have its own botanical garden within a month.  The  Lingambudhi lake, which is being developed by the Horticulture Department, was inspected by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep this morning. Officials of Horticultural Department explained about various works taken up by the department which includes construction of…

Sandalwood mafia at it again
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Sandalwood mafia at it again

Sir, A couple of months ago, Lingambudhi Lake reserve forest was in the news when the guards shot dead a thief who was trying to cut down sandalwood trees. A gang from H. D. Kote was involved in it, according to Police. Today, the regular walkers noticed that yesterday’s windy evening had brought down many…

Lingambudhi Lake turns into garbage dumping yard
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Lingambudhi Lake turns into garbage dumping yard

Lingambudhi Lake has now turned into a garbage dumping yard with packing materials being dumped a couple of days ago which is now stinking. One of the SOM readers and a regular morning walker, who has sent this picture, has urged the authorities concerned to take steps to clear the garbage besides securing the area…

Sandalwood smuggler shooting case
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Sandalwood smuggler shooting case

Number of security guards increased around Lingambudhi Lake Foot patrolling to be intensified around reserve forests Cops hope to arrest other accused through Shankar’s phone  Following the shooting at the mini forests near Lingambudhi Lake on Saturday morning, where a Forest Watcher shot dead Shankar, a sandalwood smuggler who was one among the 8-10 member…

Smuggler shot dead
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Smuggler shot dead

Residents of the rather peaceful areas surrounding Lingambudhi Lake woke up this morning to the news of a sandalwood smuggler being shot dead by the Forest Department watchers for cutting a sandalwood tree. The smuggler was one among an 8 to 10-member gang who were cutting a sandalwood tree in the wee hours today. While…

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