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Photo expo on biodiversity at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Photo expo on biodiversity at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru:  To exhibit and create awareness among people on biodiversity richness of lakes, Wild Mysuru, had organised a photography exhibition with the theme Life in Kukkarahalli Kere this morning at Kukkarahalli Lake. Over 180 photographs of biodiversity at the Lake clicked by 49 nature enthusiasts and Wild Mysuru were on display at the expo which…

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…

NCC cadets clean Kukkarahalli Lake
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NCC cadets clean Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Over 100 Cadets of NCC Mysuru carried out various activities at Kukkarahalli Lake here recently as part of Swachatha Abhiyan between 6.45 am and 9.30 am. They removed plastic and other wastes such as paper cups, plastic water bottles, wrappers etc., which were strewn around the Lake premises.   Later, Prof. S.L. Belagali, HoD,…

Cleanliness lessons to Mysureans from foreign woman
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Cleanliness lessons to Mysureans from foreign woman

Mysuru: Everyone talks about how Kukkarahalli Lake that comes under University of Mysore (UoM), is stinking due to flow of sewage water and how plastic is strewn all around the lake in spite of the efforts of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to keep the place clean, especially with Swachh Bharat campaign at its peak….

Fishing at Kukkarahalli Lake invites ire of bird-lovers
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Fishing at Kukkarahalli Lake invites ire of bird-lovers

Mysuru DCF to urge Fisheries Federation to suspend fishing till migratory birds leave Mysuru Mysuru: Rampant fishing activity has begun in Kukkarahalli Lake at a time when rare migratory birds are here to roost. This has enraged bird lovers and they have demanded immediate stopping of fishing activities. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning,…

Lake Tourism
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Lake Tourism

Mysuru: Walkers at the picturesque Kukkarahalli Lake had a pleasant surprise this morning as Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh visited the Lake along with a battery of officials and interacted with the walkers and environmentalists. The Minister inspected the development works of the Lake that had been carried out with a budgetary sanction of Rs. 2.9…

Botanical Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Botanical Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru:  Over a hundred nature lovers, environmentalist, joggers and walkers took part in the Botanical Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake here this morning. The walk was organised by Mysore Nature organization to mark the 76th birth anniversary of late K.B. Sadananda, a naturalist, who had inspired scores of children, academicians and naturalists in Mysuru by educating…

Mega master plan to boost tourism in the offing
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Mega master plan to boost tourism in the offing

Mysuru: The Department of Tourism has chalked out a master plan to develop tourism in and around Mysuru district by giving a special thrust for development of Lakes and heritage tourist spots. As part of the plan, the Department has decided to develop Kukkarahalli Lake, Karanji Lake Nature Park, Lingambudhi Lake and other water bodies…

Botanical Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday
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Botanical Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday

Mysuru: A Botanical Walk is arranged in memory of late K.B. Sadananda on his 76th birth anniversary, a naturalist who inspired generations of academicians and naturalists in Mysuru. He guided, educated and advocated for flora and fauna of Mysuru and Western Ghat region. He was a great human beyond gender, caste, religion, region and language….

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