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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…

Fire destroys 25-acre forest at Bandipur
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Fire destroys 25-acre forest at Bandipur

Gundlupet: A fire, allegedly triggered from the burning of waste at a field in Melukamanahalli bordering Bandipur Reserve Forest, has destroyed over 25 acre of forest yesterday. It is learnt that dry leaves and other such waste was set of fire at a field bordering Bandipur Forest and due to wind, sparks flew to the…

No flyover inside Bandipur: CM tweets
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No flyover inside Bandipur: CM tweets

Bengaluru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) has reiterated his Government’s stand regarding the elevated corridor passing via Bandipur National Park and clearly stated that the State Government has not given any approval for the proposed flyover. He was reacting to the mega protest by the environmentalists and the citizens near Maddur Gate on Saturday and…

Elevated corridors via Bandipur proposed: Techies, bizmen stage protest near Maddur Range Check Post
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Elevated corridors via Bandipur proposed: Techies, bizmen stage protest near Maddur Range Check Post

Mysuru: Hundreds of wildlife enthusiasts, activists and conservationists from diverse backgrounds came together this morning at the entrance of Bandipur Tiger Reserve near Maddur Range Check Post to raise their voice against the government’s proposed elevated corridor that cuts through Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The venue of the protest was between Gundlupet (Chamarajanagar) and Sultan Bathery…

Proposal to construct elevated corridors at Bandipur: Nature lovers protest at Melukamanahalli arch
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Proposal to construct elevated corridors at Bandipur: Nature lovers protest at Melukamanahalli arch

Mysuru:  Nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and environmental activists staged a protest at Melukamanahalli arch, the entry gate to Bandipur Tiger Reserve this morning against the proposal of the Centre and State Governments to construct elevated roads via the forests, a move that will cause widespread destruction of flora and fauna. Under the banner of ‘Bandipur…

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