Tag: Bandipur National Park

Nagarahole, Bandipur Top 3 in Tiger Census
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Nagarahole, Bandipur Top 3 in Tiger Census

July 29, 2020

Nagarahole National Park has 11.82 tigers per 100 square kilometres and Bandipur has 7.7 Mysore/Mysuru: In what is said to be the ‘world’s largest effort invested in any wildlife survey till date’, Corbett Tiger Reserve of Uttarakhand has recorded the highest tiger density amongst 50 tiger reserves in India — it has 14 tigers per…

Safaris, resorts in Bandipur, Nagarahole out of bounds
COVID-19, News

Safaris, resorts in Bandipur, Nagarahole out of bounds

July 10, 2020

DC appeals elected reps, public not to organise events to contain virus spread Mysore/Mysuru: A sudden spike in COVID-19 positive cases has forced the Mysuru District Administration to direct authorities of the tiger reserves and accommodation facilities to suspend their activities in H.D. Kote and Hunsur taluks.  Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar’s order applies to…

Ashraya Hastha Trust partners with SVYM
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Ashraya Hastha Trust partners with SVYM

June 23, 2020

Provides Reproductive and Child Health in the difficult-to-reach tribal areas located in the fringes of Bandipur and Nagarahole National Parks  Mysore/Mysuru: Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), a development organisation working in the field of health, education, socio-economic empowerment programme and training and research with the experience of over 35 years in a development sector, has…

Illegal entry of foreign nationals into Bandipur
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Illegal entry of foreign nationals into Bandipur

June 9, 2020

Forest officials, Police take them and bikes into custody Gundlupet: Three foreign nationals, who had entered Bandipur Tiger Reserve Forest illegally on bikes on Sunday and allegedly created nuisance with the Forest staff, have been taken into custody along with their bikes. The three foreign nationals are Ricardo, Miguel Garrido, and Thomas Pinho, all from…

Lockdown wind blows out fires in Bandipur and Nagarahole
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Lockdown wind blows out fires in Bandipur and Nagarahole

June 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With literally no vehicles or a few vehicles on the roads that pass through the Bandipur and Nagarahole Tiger Reserves, lockdown has brought many benefits to the forests. So much so that this year, not a single major fire has been reported from both the National Parks. The lockdown measures have resulted in drastic…

Mysuru Zoo, Bandipur & Nagarahole Safaris to open from June 8
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Mysuru Zoo, Bandipur & Nagarahole Safaris to open from June 8

June 6, 2020

KSTDC’s sight-seeing in Mysuru, Nature Splendour (Bengaluru-Madikeri-Nagarahole-Bengaluru) from June 10 Bengaluru: With the Karnataka Government deciding to open the doors of the hospitality sector from June 8, tourist places, Zoos, Bandipur and Nagarahole Tiger Reserve safaris, Jungle Lodges and Resorts (JLR) properties will open up to guests. Following the order, tourist spots in Mysuru including…

Entry into National Parks banned
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Entry into National Parks banned

March 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The authorities have banned entry into Nagarahole and Bandipur National Parks till Mar. 23 as precautionary measure to prevent spread of Coronavirus.  Authorities have also banned Safari in these two Parks. The decision was taken to safeguard the interests of the visiting public as well as the animals, according to a press release.  However,…

Ex-Army men will join forest crusaders at Bandipur
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Ex-Army men will join forest crusaders at Bandipur

March 14, 2020

25 soldiers to act as front line conservationists in protecting the Tiger Reserve   By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: “A soldier is  the very basis, the silent and barely visible cornerstone, of our fame, culture, physical well-being and prosperity; in short, of the entire nation-building activity.” Selfless, versatile, resourceful and incredibly dedicated, the Indian Army is…

40 ATI medico trainees participate in wildlife conservation workshop
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40 ATI medico trainees participate in wildlife conservation workshop

March 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, in association with Bandipur Project Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Conservation Foundation, had organised a workshop in Bandipur campus yesterday. Over 40 doctors who are being trained at ATI, along with two staff members of ATI, participated in the one-day workshop. Problems faced by villagers living in and around forest…

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