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Karanji Lake boating stoppe: Water level depleting before summer
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Karanji Lake boating stoppe: Water level depleting before summer

Mysuru: Boating inside the picturesque Karanji Lake has been stopped. Reason: Lack of sufficient water. The boating activity has been stopped in early February, much before the beginning of the summer season putting a huge question mark on the survival of migratory and other birds that roost in the lake precincts.   Boats that usually…

Butterfly Park at Karanji Lake to open soon
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Butterfly Park at Karanji Lake to open soon

Mysuru: After visiting Kukkarahalli Lake recently where he initiated several development works in coordination with the ecosystem, Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh visited Karanji Lake this morning and held discussion with officials regarding its development and upgradation. The good news for residents of Mysuru is that the famed Butterfly Park inside the Karanji Lake Nature Park,…

New walkway links Zoo with Karanji Lake
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New walkway links Zoo with Karanji Lake

Mysuru:  For most tourists visiting Mysuru, the Mysore Palace, Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, Chamundi Hill, Dasara Exhibition, the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popular as Mysuru Zoo and Brindavan Gardens are the top attractions. Adding to this list now is the new connecting path or a pedestrian walkway that links the Zoo to the picturesque Karanji Lake Nature…

Loved by one & all but gone forever
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Loved by one & all but gone forever

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD In the recent and very untimely demise of Dr. M. Shivakumar Shetty, the medical fraternity of our State has lost a very lovable and unique person. Born on 12th March, 1953 at Bidar to Madivalappa N. Shetty and Pushpavathi, he studied under-graduate medicine at Bellary and completed his MD…

Know your neighbour…
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Know your neighbour…

ME AND MY REFLECTION: A Spot-billed Duck- Anas poecilorhyncus. This is a non-migratory duck and it gets this name owing to the red spot at the base of their beak. Both sexes look alike. This picture was captured at by one our readers Saurabh Thakur at Karanji Lake in city.

Boats grounded at Karanji Lake
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Boats grounded at Karanji Lake

The popular Karanji Lake, which is usually is filled with tourists, wears a deserted look this morning as footfalls have dropped along with the water level.  Even the boats have been grounded as they cannot be used in the shallow water.

Fishing in Foul Waters!
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Fishing in Foul Waters!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD We have two major water bodies, the Kukkarahalli Lake and the Karanji Tank in what can now justifiably be called the heart of our city. These lakes, once on the outskirts of the city, were created by our erstwhile Maharajas to raise the water table and feed the numerous…

Brothers stabbed for lodging Police complaint
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Brothers stabbed for lodging Police complaint

Four arrested; To be produced before Magistrate today An incident of a fight which began for petty reasons, ending up with brothers being stabbed has been reported in front of Karanji Lake, coming under Nazarbad Police limits, on Sunday. The brothers who were stabbed, have been identified as Pradeep and Sandeep, residents of Nazarbad, who…

Mysuru: A plan for the future
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Mysuru: A plan for the future

By M.L. Krishnaswami Those residents of Mysuru, who are 80 and above would recall the past-life of this city in all its splendour and variety. Being a Royal City for nearly three centuries, every major activity of yore was centred around the Palace which itself had to undergo reconstruction after a disastrous fire that engulfed…

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