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Azhar visits Bandipur, makes stopover in Mysuru
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Azhar visits Bandipur, makes stopover in Mysuru

August 17, 2019

Former Indian Skipper Mohamed Azharuddin, who visited Bandipur National Park on Aug. 15 along with his family members and friends, paid a flying visit to the residence of one Muyeenuddin Imran at Rajivnagar on his way back to Bengaluru, here yesterday. Former Corporator Suhail Baig felicitated the former Indian skipper on the occasion.

Tiger, wild boar die after fierce battle
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Tiger, wild boar die after fierce battle

July 27, 2019

Gundlupet: A tiger was killed in a fierce battle with a wild boar at Maguvinahalli village inside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The village comes under Himavad Gopalaswamy Range of the National Park. The incident occurred last night or early this morning and the feline’s carcass was found by Forest Watchers who were on their usual…

Devastating Bandipur Inferno: Disciplinary action recommended against Senior Forest officials
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Devastating Bandipur Inferno: Disciplinary action recommended against Senior Forest officials

June 27, 2019

Mysore: The Karnataka Forest Department has written to the State Government to take disciplinary action against senior and junior Forest officials for the devastating forest fire that occurred in Bandipur National Park during February this year.  The inferno had destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of fully grown forest in the ecologically sensitive Tiger Reserve that…

Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres
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Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres

June 26, 2019

Mysuru: Keeping in mind the safety of people going for safari at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve and to facilitate the smooth movement of safari vehicles, the Forest Department has proposed to widen the safari routes by 20 metres from the existing 10 metres.  This move is to prevent wild animals from attacking the safari vehicles…

Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest
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Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest

June 20, 2019

Gundlupet/ Periyapatna: In separate incidents, the Forest Department staff have found carcasses of two tigers at Bandipur National Park, Gundlupet and at Muddanahalli Forest in Periyapatna taluk. In the first incident, the Forest staff have found the carcass of a seven-year-old tiger at Chikkanahalla area of Moolehole Range in Bandipur National Park. It is said…

Teasing wildlife invites fine at Bandipur National Park
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Teasing wildlife invites fine at Bandipur National Park

April 27, 2019

Gundlupet:  Officials of Forest Department have begun to levy fines on tourists who are found teasing wild animals while passing through Bandipur National Park. The Department staff are on a regular patrol on the Ooty Road and Kerala Road falling under the Project Tiger Division closely monitoring the passing vehicles of tourists. Stopping a vehicle…

Tourists flock Bandipur National Park
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Tourists flock Bandipur National Park

December 31, 2018

Gundlupet: The year-end holiday season as part of Christmas and New Year is not only attracting tourists in large numbers to the cultural capital Mysuru but also to the nearby wildlife sanctuaries like Bandipur National Park. After good rains this year, the lush green Bandipur forests with hills and winding road and a haven for…

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