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Agricultural fields inundated as Hebbal Lake canal breaches
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Agricultural fields inundated as Hebbal Lake canal breaches

October 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The canal carrying overflowing water from Hebbal Lake has breached, flooding the nearby agricultural fields. With rains pouring continuously since four days, the Hebbal Lake is full and a large quantity of water is overflowing into the canal which has been constructed to carry overflowing water from the Lake. With continuous downpour, a large…

Lake of dead fish at Hebbal
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Lake of dead fish at Hebbal

April 16, 2022

Pristine picnic spot turns smelly with rotting fish, industrial effluents Mysore/Mysuru: Barely two years after it was rejuvenated, Mysuru’s Hebbal Lake has shown signs of dying again. Thousands of dead fish washed ashore makes it clear that more pollutants than fresh water are discharged into the Lake again from the industries located around it. Dead…

After rejuvenation by Infosys Foundation…: Hebbal Lake now open for rampant fishing
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After rejuvenation by Infosys Foundation…: Hebbal Lake now open for rampant fishing

November 9, 2021

Over fishing depriving migratory birds of food; Fishing tender handed over for a paltry Rs. 1,450 per year; Residents demand its scrapping Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government’s move to hand over the rejuvenated Hebbal Lake for rampant fishing activities has upset the residents, morning walkers and environmental activists. The Zilla Panchayat Department of Fisheries has already…

Problems caused by Hebbal Lake to be brought to the notice of Minister
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Problems caused by Hebbal Lake to be brought to the notice of Minister

August 10, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The problems caused by the rejuvenated Hebbal Lake to the farmers close to the lake will be brought to the notice of Minister S.T. Somashekar, who was previously Mysuru District in-Charge Minister. A decision in this regard was taken at the meeting of Hebbal Kere Ulisi Horata Samithi and farmers at Kumbarakoppal here recently….

Hebbal Lake gets six aerators
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Hebbal Lake gets six aerators

March 24, 2021

Infosys Foundation acts swiftly after dead fish float in the water body Mysore/Mysuru: Acting swiftly on the fish death at the rejuvenated Hebbal Lake, the Infosys Foundation has installed six aerators inside the Lake and commissioned all of them. Recently, there were reports of fish deaths in Hebbal Lake and the reports highlighted that hundreds…

State tourism may be hit if Corona crisis continues: Minister
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State tourism may be hit if Corona crisis continues: Minister

March 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Tourism industry is likely to be hit this year if COVID-19 pandemic crisis continues, opined Tourism Minister C.P. Yogeeshwar. “Last year, Karnataka faced the impact of Corona. The pandemic has continued this year too. Till the threat of virus reduces, tourists from other States may not take the risk to come here,” the Minister…

More Lakes to be conserved under CSR funds
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More Lakes to be conserved under CSR funds

February 13, 2021

District Minister S.T. Somashekar visits rejuvenated Hebbal Lake Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru District Administration has been directed to look for sponsorships from various industry bodies and companies to rejuvenate Lakes under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds. District Minister S.T. Somashekar was speaking to reporters at the once dead Hebbal Lake that has been given a new…

Bird-watching at Thippayyanakere
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Bird-watching at Thippayyanakere

January 6, 2021

In all, 145 bird species identified at the rejuvenated Lake Mysuru: Thippayyanakere situated adjacent to Ring Road in Lalithadripura has become one more birding hotspot in Mysuru after Karanji Lake, Kukkarahalli Lake, Lingambudhi Lake and the Hebbal Lake.  Hundreds of foreign birds have arrived at Thippayyanakere and city-based Mysuru Science Foundation and Aranya Outreach had…

Urban forests keep city breathing freely
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Urban forests keep city breathing freely

January 4, 2021

High-density plantations implemented at Hebbal Lake and near Cheluvamba Park; more areas identified Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department has set its sights on increasing the green cover in city as part of its strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change. For this, they have adopted a policy ‘forest within the city’ and has officially implemented…

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