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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…

Sick Pelican rescued at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Sick Pelican rescued at Kukkarahalli Lake

A sick Pelican, which was found floating in Kukkarahalli Lake by the morning walkers, who in turn informed the Forest Department has been rescued by the forest staff this morning. DCF (Wildlife) V. Yedukondalu, told SOM that the sick bird was found by the public and the forest personnel have rescued it. He further said…

Three sandalwood trees chopped at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Three sandalwood trees chopped at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Two sandalwood trees were chopped off and one tree was left with most of its trunk cut by smugglers late last night at Kukkarahalli Lake. The smugglers used battery-powered wood cutters to cut the trees. However, they abandoned the booty as they could not chop the trunk into small pieces that can be carried….

Photo expo on ‘Kukkarahalli Lake Biodiversity’ from tomorrow
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Photo expo on ‘Kukkarahalli Lake Biodiversity’ from tomorrow

Mysuru:  Kukkarahalli Kere Ulisi Samithi has organised a Photo Exhibition on ‘Kukkarahalli Lake Biodiversity’  at Chai Patthe, #46, Vishwamanava Double Road, Saraswathipuram, here from Jan.26 to 28 between 10.30 am and 6 pm. Wildlife photographer duo Krupakar-Senani will inaugurate the expo tomorrow at 10.30 am. The expo has some interesting photographs of common as well…

Green activists oppose Regional Science Centre at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Green activists oppose Regional Science Centre at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: The Union and State Government’s ambitious plan to establish a Regional Science Centre on the banks of Kukkarahalli Lake has invited the wrath of environmental activists and Green Groups. They have now written to the Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary, Department of IT, BT and Science & Technology, asking him to relocate the Centre from…

One more Pelican dies at Kukkarahalli Lake
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One more Pelican dies at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: One more Spot Billed Pelican was found dead at Kukkarahalli Lake here yesterday bringing the number of bird deaths at the Lake to six this month. Seven Pelicans had died at Kokkare Bellur in Mandya district. Meanwhile, DCF (Wildlife) V. Yedukondalu, speaking to SOM said that the carcass of the Pelican has been sent…

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

Mysuru: Jayalakshmipuram Police have found a body of an unidentified woman in Kukkarahalli Lake here yesterday. The unidentified woman, who is said to be about 35 years of age, is 5.3 ft. tall, wheatish complexioned, normal built, has a scar on the left elbow and was wearing a pink and white coloured chudidhar top and a…

Greens object to film shooting at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Greens object to film shooting at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Environmental activists have taken objection to the University of Mysore’s (UoM) move to allow day-long film and ad shooting at the Kukkarahalli Lake and that too at this time of the year when the breeding season for the birds has started. The Lake is maintained by the UoM and it is its custodian. A…

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