Tag: Kukkarahalli Lake

Pelican’s carcass retrieved; sent to local lab for tests
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Pelican’s carcass retrieved; sent to local lab for tests

November 13, 2019

Mysuru: The carcass of a Spot-Billed Pelican that was found at Kukkarahalli Lake last evening was removed from water this morning. After the body was fished out, the samples were sent to Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory on Dhanvanthri Road for examination.  Officials from Forest Department said that as the samples of the two Pelicans…

Bird Flu scare: High alert at Ranganathittu, Kokkare Bellur, other Lakes
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Bird Flu scare: High alert at Ranganathittu, Kokkare Bellur, other Lakes

October 28, 2019

One more Spot-Billed Pelican found dead at Kukkarahalli Lake * Carcass, viscera sent to Bengaluru laboratory for tests  * Pollution Control Board collects smelly water samples  Mysuru: A high alert has been sounded at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Kokkare Bellur, Lingambudhi Lake and the Kukkarahalli Lake to prevent the occurrence and spread of Avian Influenza or…

Pollution Board collects samples of smelly water
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Pollution Board collects samples of smelly water

October 28, 2019

Mysuru: Following a Spot-Billed Pelican’s death at Kukkarahalli Lake, officials from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) visited the Lake this morning and collected the water samples in the area where the Pelican had died. The water is smelly and greenish in colour and four bottles have been collected which will be sent to…

Pelican dies at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Pelican dies at Kukkarahalli Lake

October 26, 2019

Death brings back memories of Bird Flu scare  Forest Dept. collects samples Mysuru:  The death of a Spot-Billed Pelican at Kukkarahalli Lake yesterday has worried bird- lovers of city and they have demanded a thorough probe to find out the exact cause for the bird’s death.  Citing past incidents of Bird Flu that rocked Mysuru…

UoM to hold Flower Show at Kukkarahalli Lake from Sept. 30
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UoM to hold Flower Show at Kukkarahalli Lake from Sept. 30

September 27, 2019

Mysuru:  As part of Dasara festival, University of Mysore (UoM) has organised a 10-day flower show at Kukkarahalli Lake premises from Sept.30 to Oct.9. UoM Vice-Chancellor Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar will inaugurate the flower show at 5 pm on Sept. 30. Registrar Prof. R. Shivappa, Registrar (Evaluation) Prof. K.M. Mahadevan and UoM faculty Prof. T.S….

Kukkarahalli Lake walkway made safe for walkers
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Kukkarahalli Lake walkway made safe for walkers

September 22, 2019

Mysuru:  Following a report published in Star of Mysore on Sept.12 that Kukkarahalli Lake walking path had become slushy due to water stagnation and dumping of red mud all along the walkway, making it slippery and unsafe, authorities of University of Mysore, the custodian of the lake, have now repaired the walkway and restored it…

Minister flooded with requests to save Lakes
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Minister flooded with requests to save Lakes

September 8, 2019

Mysuru: On November 22, 2018, the then Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh visited the Kukkarahalli Lake early in the morning along with a battery of officials and interacted with walkers and environmentalists. He promised development works under a budgetary allocation  of Rs. 2.9 crore.  This morning, the Lake saw one more VVIP visit as Mysuru District…

Kukkarahalli Kere Up-close
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Kukkarahalli Kere Up-close

August 3, 2019

If streetlights at Mumbai Marine Drive resembles a string of imaginary pearls in a necklace forming a Queen’s Necklace, the Kukkarahalli Lake in Mysuru is an exquisite, shiny and giant Green Emerald for Mysureans — priceless. Located amidst Green surroundings of Manasagangothri, CFTRI and Kalamandira, the Greenery of Kukkarahalli Lake — locals call it Kukknalli…

Naval NCC Cadets get ready for riveting show of adventure
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Naval NCC Cadets get ready for riveting show of adventure

July 28, 2019

30 Cadets train at Kukkarahalli Lake; 18 will be sent to Karwar Naval Base Mysuru: A group of 30 youngsters in city are undergoing gruelling training for the All India Nau-Sainik Camp (NCC Naval Camp) 2019 to be held at Visakhapatnam (Vizag)where they will compete with the best NCC Naval Cadets who are selected from…

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