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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…

Fish death continues at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Fish death continues at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Varieties of fish at Kukkarahalli Lake continue to die with more than 40 fish found floating in the lake this morning. The lake staff removed the dead fish. It is suspected that sewage water from Paduvarahalli side flowing into the lake is the cause for the deaths. The authorities have collected the samples of…

Forest officials collect dead fish samples from Kukkarahalli Lake
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Forest officials collect dead fish samples from Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Alarmed by the death of hundreds of fish at the Kukkarahalli Lake, environment activists alerted the Forest Department and a team from the Department arrived at the Lake yesterday to collect samples of dead fish. The Department officials arrived at the Lake premises following the directions of In-charge Deputy Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) V….

Fish found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake
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Fish found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Apprehension was writ large on the faces of regular walkers and environmentalists, who frequent Kukkarahalli Lake as a sizeable number of dead fish was found floating this morning on the water in the lake especially the stretch abutting Hunsur Road. It is feared that contaminated water was responsible for the death of fish. Environmentalists…

Vriksh Parichaya Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Vriksh Parichaya Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake

 Mysuru:  A nature walk programme was organised at Kukkarahalli Lake premises by YHAI (Youth Hostels Association of India), Gangothri Unit, in city this morning with the objective of ‘Vriksh Parichaya’ (Tree Appraisal). Dr. Mahadeswara Swamy, Scientist and SOM columnist (Tree Facts), was the resource person for the event. He conducted the walk ‘Namma Nadige Maragala…

City students release Rap Song on Kukkarahalli Lake
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City students release Rap Song on Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: A Mysuru student Kiran Bagade has directed a Kannada rap song titled Namma Kukkarahalli Kere (Our Kukkarahalli Lake) to create awareness among Mysureans about the ecological importance of Kukkarahalli Lake. The video song, which is about three-and-a-half minute, concentrates about the biodiversity of the Lake, its rich history, the birds present there and how…

Kukkarahalli Lake: The focal point!
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Kukkarahalli Lake: The focal point!

Alongside the massive cleaning of Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday, a Photography Exhibition by the citizens of Mysuru on Kukkarahalli Lake was also held at the Lake’s Main Gate (Pargola), in collaboration with University of Mysore (UoM). Out of 450 entries received, 125 photographs were selected and displayed at the expo that was open for public…

Massive cleaning of Kukkarahalli Lake 1.5 truckloads of garbage collected in three hours
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Massive cleaning of Kukkarahalli Lake 1.5 truckloads of garbage collected in three hours

Mysuru: A massive cleaning drive was organised by over 800 people including morning walkers and members of various supporting organisations at Kukkarahalli Lake this morning. The three-hour drive commenced at 6.30 am at the   main entrance of the Lake, near the Railway Crossing, Saraswathipuram. The drive was organised by 16 organisations, including University of Mysore,…

Mass cleaning drive of Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday
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Mass cleaning drive of Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday

Mysuru: A mass cleaning drive of Kukkarahalli Lake will be organised on Mar. 25 (Sunday) at the main entrance of the Lake. Organisers and volunteers will assemble at the lake at 6.30 am and begin the cleaning drive. Waste will be collected and later disposed of in a proper way. Except for the part which…

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