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Elephant charges at car in Bandipur
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Elephant charges at car in Bandipur

Gundlupet:   While a wild tusker entered human habitation and attacked a car at Kutta, in Bandipur, another tusker attacked a car inside the forest area. Here too, the occupants of the car had a providential escape. This incident occurred last evening when Vinod, a resident of Bengaluru was proceeding towards Ooty along with two of…

Summer Rush: Tourists throng Bandipur en-route to Ooty
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Summer Rush: Tourists throng Bandipur en-route to Ooty

Gundlupet: One of the tourist destinations that never fail to impress the tourists are the wildlife sanctuaries. The tension and delight in spotting the animals in the wild is what makes these visits an adventure. In the light of the summer holidays, like every year the Bandipur National Park and the neighbouring Gopalaswamy Betta are…

Flower after FIRE… …Hope of New Life
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Flower after FIRE… …Hope of New Life

A deer poses to the photographer amidst the fire-ravaged Bandipur National Park that is yet to spring back to life. A ‘Flame of the Forest’ tree in bloom in the background enhances the beauty of the frame. [Pic. by Star of Mysore photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

No major damage due to wild fire in Bandipur, claims CM
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No major damage due to wild fire in Bandipur, claims CM

Chamarajanagar: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy yesterday conducted an aerial survey of the damages to the Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve and surrounding forests and said the forest fire was brought under control. “The damage has been contained and major destruction has not happened, he said. The CM, who inspected the burnt forests, said the…

Miscreants used a pile of elephant dung to ignite fire
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Miscreants used a pile of elephant dung to ignite fire

Yesterday, some volunteers, who were engaged in dousing fires in Gopalaswamy Hill forest range, found that miscreants had set dry elephant dung on fire and immediately doused it, thus averting fire from spreading to other parts. Miscreants had heaped up dry elephant dung and set fire to it. Miscreants are known for setting dried elephant…

Summer Inferno: Over 300 vehicles gutted at Air Show in Bengaluru
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Summer Inferno: Over 300 vehicles gutted at Air Show in Bengaluru

Forest fire rages in Bandipur 2,500 acres land destroyed Gundlupet-Ooty Road blocked Bengaluru / Bandipur / Mysuru: Major fire incidents were witnessed today not only in Bandipur National Park but also in the parking lot of the Aero India Show in Bengaluru. Over 300 vehicles have been reportedly destroyed in a major fire at the…

Unseasonal rain lashes Bandipur
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Unseasonal rain lashes Bandipur

Gundlupet: The unseasonal rain that lashed for over an hour last afternoon in Bandipur forest region has doused the fear of a possible outbreak of a forest fire. Bandipur forest had literally gone bone dry over the last few months in the absence of a shower triggering an apprehension of forest fire any moment. The…

Tiger attacks forest watcher in Bandipur
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Tiger attacks forest watcher in Bandipur

Gundlupet/ Mysuru: A Forest Guard on the beat was attacked by a tiger on the fringes of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve yesterday. Ramu escaped with injuries but is in a state of shock. He was admitted to the K.R. Hospital in Mysuru and was today shifted to Gopalagowda Hospital for advanced surgery. A team of…

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