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Bandipur forest staffer who opened fire at tusker sacked
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Bandipur forest staffer who opened fire at tusker sacked

March 12, 2020

Show-cause notice issued to another employee Mysore/Mysuru: Following an outrage after a Forest Department staff opened fire at a tusker near a railway track fence in Hediyala Range of Bandipur Tiger Reserve, a temporary staff of the Department has been dismissed from service and a show-cause notice has been issued to another staffer who made…

Rajini’s Into The Wild with Bear Grylls to be telecast on Mar.23
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Rajini’s Into The Wild with Bear Grylls to be telecast on Mar.23

February 28, 2020

Bandipur: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth recently shot an episode of Discovery Channel’s ‘Into The Wild with Bear Grylls’ in Bandipur forests. After Rajini, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar too shot for an episode with Bear Grylls at Bandipur. Now, the channel has dropped the teaser of the show and the first episode featuring Rajini will be telecast…

Velluwadi-Chikkabargi route best alternative to bypass Bandipur Road
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Velluwadi-Chikkabargi route best alternative to bypass Bandipur Road

February 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Former Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) President Sudhakar N. Shetty has suggested Velluwadi-Chikkabargi Road as an alternative route to bypass the NH-766 that passes through Bandipur Tiger Reserve to reach Kerala. At present there is a night traffic ban between 9 pm and 6 am imposed by the Karnataka Government. …

Man Vs Wild’s Bear Grylls at Bandipur with Rajinikanth
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Man Vs Wild’s Bear Grylls at Bandipur with Rajinikanth

January 28, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth is in Bandipur shooting for a documentary with Bear Grylls of Man Vs Wild– fame, produced by Discovery Channel. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will be joining them for the shooting this afternoon, it is learnt.  Bear Grylls arrived at Gundlupet Helipad this morning while Rajinikanth landed at Mysuru Airport yesterday. It…

Bountiful rains smile on Bandipur denizens
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Bountiful rains smile on Bandipur denizens

December 26, 2019

Mysuru: Heavy rains that lashed Chamarajanagar district since the arrival of South-West and North-East monsoon has brought relief to the denizens of Bandipur National Park. Almost all the lakes inside the Park have been filled up. The Bandipur Tiger Reserve is spread across 1,02,700 hectares (1,027 sq kms) and the forest area covers a total…

Bandipur Fire Watchers to be insured for life
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Bandipur Fire Watchers to be insured for life

December 19, 2019

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru: The Forest Department has come forward to protect the lives of Bandipur Forest Fire Watchers, who risk their lives to prevent and also to control forest fires. For the first time, life insurance facility is being provided to the Fire Watchers besides taking steps to guard the forest 24 hours…

Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur
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Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur

November 16, 2019

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and National Highways has agreed to consider alternative routes to connect between Gundlupet and Sulthan Batheri in Kerala instead of NH-212 (now NH 766) which passes through Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The Ministry has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court yesterday saying that State Highway-90 (Hunsur-Talacauvery) and…

Wildlife Ambassador actor Srimurali visits Bandipur
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Wildlife Ambassador actor Srimurali visits Bandipur

November 7, 2019

Gundlupet: Sandalwood actor Srimurali, who is also the Wildlife Ambassador, visited Bandipur National Park yesterday. Murali, who visited Bandipur for the first time after being made as the Wildlife Ambassador by the Forest Department, spoke with the officials at the Project Tiger office and collected information on man-animal conflicts. He later visited the houses of…

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