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Two held for illegal fishing in Kukkarahalli Lake
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Two held for illegal fishing in Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru:  Jayalakshmipuram Police have taken two persons into custody for fishing illegally in Kukkarahalli Lake and have seized an autorickshaw besides recovering 250 kg fish allegedly caught by them in the Lake. The arrested have been identified as Dinesh and Annaiah, both residents of KRS. The two, who had come in an auto (KA-11-B-0039), early…

DC leads Govt. School students on Nature Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake
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DC leads Govt. School students on Nature Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: A ‘Nature Walk and Bird-Watching’ programme was organised at Kukkarahalli Lake yesterday by Wild Mysuru team for the students of Government High School, Vinayakanagar (Paduvarahalli). Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar, who is also an avid bird-watcher and a wildlife enthusiast, was the resource person for the event. He is passionate towards nature-related subjects…

Miscreants fell sandalwood tree at Kukkarahalli Lake premises
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Miscreants fell sandalwood tree at Kukkarahalli Lake premises

Mysuru: Miscreants have chopped off a sandalwood tree at Kukkarahalli Lake premises and have decamped with a portion of the trunk. The theft came to light this morning, when the morning walkers noticed the tree chopped and informed Jayalakshmipuram Police and the Forest Department. The Police and the Forest staff, who rushed to the spot,…

Bird watching at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Bird watching at Kukkarahalli Lake

A bird-watching session was held at Kukkarahalli Lake in city this morning. Over 30 bird lovers gathered at the Lake to spot the winged beauties and according to D.H. Tanuja, the organiser of the event, over 23 species were identified. Bird enthusiasts from age group between 8 and 65 participated in the event that was…

Painting, essay competitions held at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Painting, essay competitions held at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar said that the aim of conducting such drawing, painting and essay competitions is to create awareness about environment among school children and the occasion of celebrating World Environment Day is the right time to inculcate such thoughts in their minds. He was speaking after inaugurating the drawing painting and…

A Lake is not a tank; Leave it naturally
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A Lake is not a tank; Leave it naturally

Mysuru:  Kukkarahalli Lake Watch programme by naturalist U.N. Ravikumar was organised by Wild Mysuru at Kukkarahalli Lake premises in city this morning. The programme began from the main entrance of the lake with an objective to admire the ecosystem around the lake and exchange knowledge about flora and fauna. The programme started at around 7.15…

Fish death at Kukkarahalli Lake: EC permits fishing
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Fish death at Kukkarahalli Lake: EC permits fishing

Mysuru, Apr.28- Even as the fishes are dying at Kukkarahalli Lake due to overpopulation, the news of the Electoral Officer allowing fishing in the lake comes as a breath of fresh air. Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer had in a letter to the Election Commission sought permission for Kukkarahalli Lake fish contract through a…

Lake Expert urges for fishing permit in Kukkarahalli Lake
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Lake Expert urges for fishing permit in Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: The death of fish at Kukkarahalli Lake is indeed a cause for concern. Waste water from cow sheds and houses of Paduvarahalli flowing through open drains collect at shallow places at the junction of Hunsur Road and north bund of the Lake. This polluted water is entering the Lake through drains located at north…

Solutions to stop foul smell at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Solutions to stop foul smell at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: The foul smell is once again emanating from the north bund of Kukkarahalli Lake on Hunsur Road creating problems for walkers. The only solution to prevent the foul smell is the use of Optimum Release of Sterile Ions (ORSI). In an official letter to the University of Mysore In-charge Vice Chancellor Prof.C. Basavaraju, Non-official…

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