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Mysuru: A plan for the future
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Mysuru: A plan for the future

By M.L. Krishnaswami Those residents of Mysuru, who are 80 and above would recall the past-life of this city in all its splendour and variety. Being a Royal City for nearly three centuries, every major activity of yore was centred around the Palace which itself had to undergo reconstruction after a disastrous fire that engulfed…

Experts to inspect Kukkarahalli Lake on Mar.14
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Experts to inspect Kukkarahalli Lake on Mar.14

In the context of a few organisations and environmentalists opposing the move of Mysore University to develop Kukkarahalli Lake, Lake Development Authority  has appointed retired IISc Professor Ramprasad and retired Chief Engineer C.N. Babu, two experts, to inspect the lake on Mar.14 at 11 am. Zoo Executive Director K. Kamala Karikalan, Kukkarahalli Lake Protection Committee…

Don’t urbanise this beautiful lake
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Don’t urbanise this beautiful lake

Sir, Kukkarahalli Kere is a walker’s paradise. And I speak for all morning and evening joggers when I say that hundreds of people enjoy the quietness and silence it provides. As do the various flora and fauna that reside in the Lake. Transforming the lake into a tourist destination with butterfly parks and entry arches…

DC stays Kukkarahalli Lake development works
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DC stays Kukkarahalli Lake development works

Bowing to pressure from Green Groups, the District Administration has decided to temporarily stop all the development activities at the Kukkarahalli Lake. The order was issued by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep this morning. It may be recalled here that the University of Mysore and the district administration had jointly planned to implement a Rs. 3…

Victory for  NGOs for now
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Victory for  NGOs for now

It was a great victory, at least for now, for the warriors of the Kukkarahalli Kere Ulisi Samithi, (Save Kukkarahalli Lake Committee) who had staged a protest demonstration yesterday at the DC’s office demanding that the planned developmental work of the lake be stopped as it would damage the biodiversity of the lake and its…

Silent protest to save Kukkarahalli Lake
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Silent protest to save Kukkarahalli Lake

More than 150 environment activists under the banner of ‘Kukkarahalli Kere Ulisi Samithi’ staged a silent protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office this morning against the  desilting and de-weeding works of the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake by the District Administration and the University of Mysore. The protest was staged from 10.30 am to 1.30…

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