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

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

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

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…

Treated sewage water to flow into Karanji Lake
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Treated sewage water to flow into Karanji Lake

Treated water will be pumped from Vidyaranyapuram Sewage Treatment Plant through pipeline Zoo Authority sends water samples to Pollution Control Board to certify oxygen and chemical content Mysuru: In the wake of Karanji Lake Nature Park, one of the tourist hot-spots in city, going dry, the Mysuru Zoo Management has come up with a proposal…

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.

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