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Forest Department to get rid of plastic at Chamundi Hill
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Forest Department to get rid of plastic at Chamundi Hill

March 5, 2023

30 bags of plastic waste collected on first day; special drive till Mar. 21 Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Department has launched a  special drive to make Chamundi Hill plastic-free. Starting from Mar. 3 to 21, the Department will be collecting plastic waste at the Hill. Chamundi Hill is a prominent religious and tourist spot in Old Mysuru…

Forest Department uses tech to trap elusive killer leopard
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Forest Department uses tech to trap elusive killer leopard

January 24, 2023

Same feline suspected in three cases including Horalahalli where a 11-year-old boy was killed Mysuru: With the threat of leopard attack returning to haunt villagers in T. Narasipur taluk, especially after a 11-year-old boy was killed by the big cat at Horalahalli on Jan. 21, the Forest Department has stepped up its operation to trap…

Fresh at job, Forest Watcher loses life in jumbo attack
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Fresh at job, Forest Watcher loses life in jumbo attack

January 20, 2023

Chamarajanagar: A watcher who was barely two-day-old in Forest Department has lost his life in wild elephant attack at Eththugatti Betta area in regional forest range of the taluk. Nanajaiah (35) of Hosapodu in Punajanur is the deceased person. He had joined the Forest Department as a daily wager two days ago, as the Department…

Wild tusker which had created fear around Mysuru captured
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Wild tusker which had created fear around Mysuru captured

January 1, 2023

This is the second elephant to be captured in 24 hours Mysore/Mysuru: A wild tusker, which had created panic in Mysuru surroundings was captured successfully by the Forest Department personnel yesterday and has been released in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve Forest. This is one among the two wild elephants that had created panic in Mysuru surroundings…

Thermal drones to track leopard on the prowl
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Thermal drones to track leopard on the prowl

December 7, 2022

Additional night-vision drone team arrives from Bengaluru; to begin search this evening  Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department is setting up an advanced surveillance mechanism to track the elusive leopard that has already claimed the lives of two youths and terrorised the villagers in the rural belt of T. Narasipur. Except for two sightings in camera traps…

Tigress snare death: Two cubs spotted; search on for one more
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Tigress snare death: Two cubs spotted; search on for one more

November 13, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department staff have spotted the two cubs of the tigress that was found snared to death close to the Taraka Dam near the Antharasanthe Range of Nagarahole in H.D. Kote yesterday. The tigress, famous as ‘Nayanji Katte female’ fell prey to the snare laid by hunters to hunt wild boars. The Department…

Combing to track elusive leopard at Brindavan Gardens begins
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Combing to track elusive leopard at Brindavan Gardens begins

October 23, 2022

People from nearby hotel asked not to venture out Decision on opening Gardens only after assessment Srirangapatna: The Forest Department has begun combing operations to trap the elusive leopard that was spotted in the Brindavan Gardens yesterday. Over 15 to 18 personnel from Mandya and Pandavapura Forest wings are combing the vast area and the…

Custodial death of Adivasi Kariyappa – Govt. committed to protection of Adivasis in State: Shivanna
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Custodial death of Adivasi Kariyappa – Govt. committed to protection of Adivasis in State: Shivanna

October 19, 2022

Safai Karmachari Commission Chairman calls on deceased Kariyappa’s family H.D. Kote: State Safai Karmachari Commission Chairman M. Shivanna has said that the State BJP Government led by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is committed to the protection of Adivasis in the State. Hence, Adivasis need not worry about their safety, he added. He was speaking after…

Deer poaching: One arrested, hunt on to nab 15 others
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Deer poaching: One arrested, hunt on to nab 15 others

May 27, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Department staff, who raided a spot where a few persons had killed a deer and were sharing the meat, have arrested one person and are on a look out for 15 others who had fled from the spot. The incident took place at Nadadi Beat limits of Moleyur Range in Hediyala Sub-Division of…

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