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Rare bird spotted at Karanji Lake
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Rare bird spotted at Karanji Lake

February 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a special discovery, bird lovers have spotted a White-Rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus) at the Karanji Lake inside the Chamarajendra Zoological Garden. A group of volunteers reported the rare sighting at the Lake.  A team comprising S. Nisarga, S. Shylajesha and Sudhanshu Hegde spotted the songster bird and according to Shylajesha, the bird is…

Mysuru Zoo to get subway soon
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Mysuru Zoo to get subway soon

January 3, 2020

Subway to connect the ever-busy parking lot and Zoo entrance  Vehicular movement in front of Zoo to be banned once works start Mysuru/Mysore: The frequent traffic jams amidst movement of pedestrians and tourists in front of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo/ Mysore Zoo) will be a thing of the past soon with the construction…

Invasive, intertwined weeds cleared from Karanji Lake
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Invasive, intertwined weeds cleared from Karanji Lake

November 7, 2019

Mysuru: Soon after rainwater flowing from the Chamundi Hill filled up the desilted Karanji Lake to the brim, the Zoo authorities that manage the Lake have got into the act of beautifying the Lake. A massive operation to clear the weeds and wild growth has been undertaken to prevent the growth of water hyacinth that…

Karanji Lake Full: Boating resumes
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Karanji Lake Full: Boating resumes

October 18, 2019

Mysuru: Karanji Lake that supports a rich and rare biodiversity has regained its pristine beauty and is full of water now. As such, the much-loved boating activity in the Lake that was suspended in the month of February due to lack of water has resumed, pulling a large number of tourists.  The Lake is maintained…

Karanji Lake awaits water
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Karanji Lake awaits water

August 12, 2019

• Lack of rains, blockage of Rajakaluves from Chamundi Hill result in less storage level • Meeting with Pollution Control Board tomorrow to draw treated sewage water Mysuru:  Even as the surroundings of Mysuru, including Nanjangud, Hunsur, Kollegal, H.D. Kote and a few parts of Mandya, are flooded thanks to heavy discharge of water from…

Karanji Lake to spring back to Life
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Karanji Lake to spring back to Life

April 23, 2019

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Scientific desilting work to boost rich diversity Lake to hold more water once it rains Silt removal after a gap of 40 years Come rains, the Karanji Lake, maintained by Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysuru Zoo that is loved by Mysureans will regain its pristine beauty and will be full…

Rampant Fishing at drying Kukkarahalli Lake
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Rampant Fishing at drying Kukkarahalli Lake

April 21, 2019

Birds will go without food as even Karanji Lake, Lingambudhi Lake have gone dry, say bird-lovers Rampant and large-scale fishing at a time when the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake is fast drying up has enraged environmentalists, morning walkers and bird lovers. Several green activists have told Star of Mysore that fishing activity is taking place in…

Karanji Lake Desilting work begins
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Karanji Lake Desilting work begins

April 2, 2019

Silt being removed after a gap of 15 years Works to develop two islands out of five Mysuru: After a gap of 15 years, silt removal is going on in full   swing at the picturesque Karanji Lake in the premises of Mysuru Zoo with a couple of earth movers, tippers and tractors involved in the…

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