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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…

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…

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