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Steps to stop sewage water flow into Kukkarahalli Lake
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Steps to stop sewage water flow into Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep inspected the Rs.2 crore works taken up by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to stop the flow of sewage water into Kukkarahalli Lake. The work on laying the 3,000 metre, 800 mm diameter pipe around the lake began in 2014 and it is nearing completion. The DC after inspecting the…

Sewage water causes froth at already polluted Kukkarahalli Lake
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Sewage water causes froth at already polluted Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Is the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake that inspired poets to come up with literary gems turning into another Bellandur Lake? The Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru is famous or rather infamous for spewing waves of froth and thick foam that usually spill onto the roads and carried by winds, blanketing cars and leaving neighbourhoods with a…

DC inspects Kukkarahalli Lake
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DC inspects Kukkarahalli Lake

Spotting Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep cycling in the area, the environment activists who had assembled at the Kukkarahalli Lake this morning drew his attention to the large-scale letting out of sewage into the Kukkarahalli Lake. Responding to them, Randeep visited the Lake and the place where pipes are laid for the waste water to flow….

Pelican death not due to bird flu, says report
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Pelican death not due to bird flu, says report

Mysuru: Results of the samples collected from dead pelicans at Kukkarahalli Lake and at Kokkare Bellur near Mandya have tested negative for avian influenza. The reports confirmed in their autopsy report that the dead birds were suffering from acute parasitic infection. The Southern Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory of the Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary…

Sick Pelican dies at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Sick Pelican dies at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: A sick Spot-Billed Pelican died at Kukkarahalli Lake this morning, prompting Forest officials to take stock of the situation. Officers comprising DCF V. Yedukondalu, CCF Kemparaju, RFO Devaraju and others visited the Lake and inspected besides collecting samples of bird droppings which will be sent to Institute of Animal Health & Veterinary Biologicals in…

Bird flu scare at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Bird flu scare at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: There is a scare of outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) at Kukkarahalli Lake as anxious Veterinarians from the Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals (IAH&VB) on Dhanvantri Road visited the lake this morning and checked Pelicans, some of which were weak. Veterinary doctors Dr. H.C. Srinivas and Dr. S. Sumanth said they…

Disaster waiting to happen on this unscientific road hump near Kukkarahalli Lake
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Disaster waiting to happen on this unscientific road hump near Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: The unscientific road hump laid near Kukkarahalli Lake on the Bogadi Road near Railway Crossing and Kalamandira Road junction is causing a lot of problems to motorists. Protesting against this unscientific road hump which is causing inconvenience to the two-wheeler and four-wheeler drivers, Mysore Travels Association President B.S. Prashanth, Mysore Travel Mart President Jayakumar,…

Do we need a Butterfly Park at Kukkarahalli Lake?
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Do we need a Butterfly Park at Kukkarahalli Lake?

By Nisarga Srinivasa, a student of GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, Mysuru. The legendary Kukkarahalli Lake in Mysuru is a treat to naturalists, as it homes a varieties of wild forms. The lake is a peaceful, fresh and cherishable atmosphere to the people who visit it to take a leisurely walk, meet…

Works on installing magic box at full pace on Hunsur Road
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Works on installing magic box at full pace on Hunsur Road

Mysuru: The works on installation of magic boxes on Hunsur Road between Paduvarahalli and Kukkarahalli lake is going on at a fast pace. The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has taken up the installation works after the recent rains caused havoc in the areas where the rainwater mixed with sewage entered most of the houses on…

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