Tag: Kukkarahalli Lake

Activists oppose Nandini Booth near Kukkarahalli Lake Gate
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Activists oppose Nandini Booth near Kukkarahalli Lake Gate

April 26, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Environmental activists under the banner of Parisara Samrakshana Samiti staged a demonstration in front of Kukkarahalli Lake Main Gate along the Mysuru-Chamarajanagar Railway track behind Crawford Hall this morning in protest against the establishment of a Nandini Milk Booth close to the Gate. Contending that the outlet has come up illegally with no sanction…

Kukkarahalli Lake turns haven for small business
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Kukkarahalli Lake turns haven for small business

April 20, 2022

Milk booth comes up next to main road near a curve; an invitation to accidents Mysuru: Walkers’ spot Kukkarahalli Lake is slowly turning commercial as many outlets, both with temporary and permanent structures, have come up on the banks of the Lake. People who come to walk and spend some quality time with nature are…

Cleaning campaign at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Cleaning campaign at Kukkarahalli Lake

April 4, 2022

Mysuru: As part of ‘Puneet Sagar Abhiyan’ launched by the National Cadet Corps (NCC) to clean the seashores, beaches, ponds and lakes of plastic and other waste materials, members of the NCC Alumni Association of Mysore Group participated in an event to clean the Kukkarahalli Lake area on Sunday, Apr. 3. The campaign aims to…

Woman’s body found floating in Kukkarahalli Lake
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Woman’s body found floating in Kukkarahalli Lake

March 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Morning walkers were shocked to see a body of an unidentified woman floating in Kukkarahalli Lake this morning. The walkers, who saw the body floating near the view point, informed Jayalakshmipuram Police. Inspector Poonacha and staff, who arrived at the spot, summoned swimmers and with their help the body has been fished out from…

55 bird species spotted in Kukkarahalli Lake
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55 bird species spotted in Kukkarahalli Lake

February 14, 2022

Concern over plastic waste, water hyacinth dominating the Lake Mysore/Mysuru: A bird-watching programme was organised under the joint aegis of Mysore Science Foundation and Aranya Outreach at Kukkarahalli Lake in the city yesterday. Amateur naturalist and bird photographer M.K. Sapthagirish was the resource person. Over 40 bird enthusiasts participated in the programme and over 55…

Triple riding on bike turns fatal for youth
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Triple riding on bike turns fatal for youth

January 16, 2022

Two injured; they were not wearing helmets Mysore/Mysuru: A 22-year-old youth lost his life in a bike-car collision near Kukkarahalli Lake last night. Three youths were riding triple on a high-end bike and according to the Police and eye-witnesses, the bike was moving at a great speed and all the three were not wearing helmets….

Water weeds choke Kukkarahalli Lake
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Water weeds choke Kukkarahalli Lake

December 27, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The growing popularity of Kukkarahalli Lake among morning and evening walkers and the increase in human-induced disturbance has affected the bird population of the Lake whose numbers have seen a steep decline over the years. Moreover, the picturesque lake that provides the much-needed lung-space to the city is dominated by water hyacinth (Eichornia). Conservationists…

Free Covid test held at Kukkarahalli; 5 test positive
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Free Covid test held at Kukkarahalli; 5 test positive

May 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Five residents of Kukkarahalli area tested positive for COVID-19 during free testing held  here on Sunday under the leadership of Chamaraja MLA L. Nagendra. As per request by the MLA, the Health Department had organised a free RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) for residents of Kukkarahalli during which five persons tested positive in RAT and…

Paint-ings at Kukkarahalli…
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Paint-ings at Kukkarahalli…

April 28, 2021

Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is a colourful bird that can be found in most Lakes of the Indian subcontinent. According to the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) red list, it is categorised as near threatened with only around 16,000 – 24,000 mature individuals. Their habitat includes wetlands, fresh water and marine ecosystems. One…

Missing man’s body found at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Missing man’s body found at Kukkarahalli Lake

March 5, 2021

Mysuru: The body of a man, who had gone missing 15 days ago, was found in a decomposed state at Kukkarahalli Lake yesterday. The deceased is Narayanamurthy (38), a resident of Lakshmipuram. Jayalakshmipuram Police, who reached the spot, conducted mahazar, but were unable to establish the identity of the deceased. As a missing complaint was…

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