Tag: Kabini Backwaters

Siddu enjoys boat safari, sunset at resort
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Siddu enjoys boat safari, sunset at resort

February 2, 2022

Former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, who took a holiday break, went on a boat safari at Kabini Backwaters yesterday morning. He was accompanied by MLAs H.P. Manjunath and Anil Chikkamadu among others. During the boat safari, the former CM sighted a few migratory birds such as Bar-headed Geese. A guide present during the boat safari explained…

550 gram shrimp caught in Kabini backwaters
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550 gram shrimp caught in Kabini backwaters

January 31, 2022

Fisherman Arala displaying the 550 gram shrimp, which he had caught in Kabini backwaters in H.D. Kote taluk on Sunday morning. He said that though he has been catching fish in the backwaters of Kabini Reservoir since many years, it was for the first time yesterday that he had caught this type of shrimp.

Jungle Lodges and Resorts rides on ‘Revenge Travel’
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Jungle Lodges and Resorts rides on ‘Revenge Travel’

August 18, 2021

Breaks monthly revenue records; Kabini backwaters of Nagarahole hot favourite After being confined to their homes for several months due to COVID pandemic, tourists have now started going out and travelling, giving momentum to a trend that is termed as ‘Revenge Tourism’ where pent-up demand has been noticed with large number of people coming out…

Tonnes of waste from Kerala stuck in Kabini Backwaters cleared
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Tonnes of waste from Kerala stuck in Kabini Backwaters cleared

June 27, 2021

Forest personnel, ‘Namma Mysuru’ volunteers and resort staff undertake seven-hour ‘Shramadhan’ By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Seven hours of rigorous ‘Shramadhan’ by Forest Department personnel, volunteers and staff of resorts has yielded three loads of banned plastic and other waste that came floating from Kerala side and got struck at Kabini Dam in H.D. Kote…

Youth drowns in Kabini backwaters
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Youth drowns in Kabini backwaters

August 12, 2020

H.D. Kote: A 28-year-old youth, who had gone for a swim in Kabini backwaters, has been drowned. The deceased youth is Madeva, son of Ningaraju and a resident of N. Begur in the taluk. Madeva, along with his friends Prabhakar, Basavaraja and Hanumantha, went for a swim on Monday afternoon to Kabini backwaters near a…

Forest Department stalls construction in Nagarahole ESZ
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Forest Department stalls construction in Nagarahole ESZ

July 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka Forest Department has stopped construction of a residential unit on farmland in the Kabini backwaters coming under the Nagarahole Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) after widespread speculation that it could be used for constructing a resort. A notice has been issued to the owner of the farmland on which the construction was being done…

Two forest personnel drown in Kabini backwaters
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Two forest personnel drown in Kabini backwaters

April 25, 2020

They were on a coracle to catch illegal fishermen Mysore/Mysuru: Two Forest personnel, who were on illegal fishing trail drowned when the coracle capsised in Kabini backwaters at Gundre Forest Range last night. The deceased are Mahesh (30), a Forest Watcher and Shivakumar (30), a Wireless Operator working as a daily wager. While the body…

Youth injured in elephant attack
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Youth injured in elephant attack

February 24, 2020

H.D. Kote: A 26-year-old youth has suffered serious injuries when a wild elephant attacked him near a lake at Kabini Backwaters last evening. The injured youth, who is undergoing treatment at K.R. Hospital in Mysuru, is Shiva, son of Krishnan and a resident of Balle tribal hamlet in the taluk. Yesterday at about 5 pm,…

Tourists flock Dammanakatte to see tigers, ‘Black Beauty’
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Tourists flock Dammanakatte to see tigers, ‘Black Beauty’

June 26, 2019

Increased demand on weekends and holidays, one more safari trip added Mysuru: Following increased demand for safari at Dammanakatte Forest amidst Kabini backwaters in Antharasanthe Forest Range of Nagarahole National Park, the Forest Department has included one additional safari trip on weekends and holidays.  The existing safari timings have been restricted to one-and-a-half hours and…

Another Leopard carcass found
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Another Leopard carcass found

August 5, 2018

Mysuru:  The carcass of a male leopard was found on the bank of Kabini backwaters near Beechanahalli in H.D. Kote taluk yesterday. Villagers, who found the carcass lying on the backwater bank, informed the Forest Department officials, who rushed to the spot. RFO Madhu said that the leopard may have died over 24 hours ago…

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