Tag: Lingambudhi Lake

Volunteers launch cleaning drive at Lingambudhi Lake
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Volunteers launch cleaning drive at Lingambudhi Lake

December 3, 2019

Mysuru: As part of a citizen-led initiative to eliminate trash from water bodies, volunteers came together and cleaned up the Lingambudhi Lake surroundings on Sunday. Around 20 residents of neighbouring areas along with former President of Lingambudhi Lake Parisara Samithi, senior citizen Lakki Maran collected large number of plastic covers and bottles, thermocol and other…

Birders identify 52 species of birds at Lingambudhi Lake
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Birders identify 52 species of birds at Lingambudhi Lake

December 2, 2019

Mysuru: Arivu Shaikshanika Mattu Samskrutika Trust, Lingambudhipalya in city, had organised a bird-watching session on Saturday from Arivu School to Lingambudhi Lake. Around 30 birders participated in the event and walked to the nearby Lingambudhi Lake surroundings. Participants also included a number of children who got first-hand experience of identifying bird species, their habitat and…

Stink keeps walkers away from Lingambudhi Lake
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Stink keeps walkers away from Lingambudhi Lake

November 22, 2019

Unbearable stench reduces number of walkers from 900 to 250 in 6 months Mysuru: Foul smell wafting across their nostrils have forced many regular morning and evening walkers to abandon their daily routine at the vast Lingambudhi Lake.  Six months back, over 800 to 900 walkers used to stroll on the Lake bund every day….

Over 15 migratory birds found dead at Lingambudhi Lake
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Over 15 migratory birds found dead at Lingambudhi Lake

November 17, 2019

Samples of Northern Shoveler sent to Bengaluru laboratory for tests Mysuru: More than 15 Northern Shoveler birds that have migrated from Central Europe to the Lingambudhi Lake here have been found dead at the Lake.  Morning walkers and bird- watchers found the carcases floating in the water yesterday and they immediately alerted the Forest Department…

Left to Dry: Lingambudhi Lake dries up after many years
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Left to Dry: Lingambudhi Lake dries up after many years

May 13, 2019

• 290-acre Lake was built by Wadiyars in 1828 • Rampant encroachment, searing heat blamed Mysore: Even as the members of the Lingambudhi Lake Welfare Association have demanded the Mysuru District Minister’s intervention for rejuvenation of Lingambudhi Lake, the picturesque Lake has gone dry. Some of the factors that have contributed for the drying up…

Rampant Fishing at drying Kukkarahalli Lake
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Rampant Fishing at drying Kukkarahalli Lake

April 21, 2019

Birds will go without food as even Karanji Lake, Lingambudhi Lake have gone dry, say bird-lovers Rampant and large-scale fishing at a time when the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake is fast drying up has enraged environmentalists, morning walkers and bird lovers. Several green activists have told Star of Mysore that fishing activity is taking place in…

Lingambudhi Lake Watch programme tomorrow
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Lingambudhi Lake Watch programme tomorrow

December 29, 2018

Mysuru:  The lakes are the living heritage. The life that dwells in and around the lake is remarkable. The fresh air, serene environment and peace that lake offers attracts everybody. The lake environment is home to a variety of flora and fauna. The  bunds, reeds, forest and marshy areas around the lake supports the growth…

Lingambudhi Lake to be developed as tourist spot
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Lingambudhi Lake to be developed as tourist spot

December 26, 2018

Mysuru:  District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD), who visited Lingambudhi Lake in Dattagalli Extension yesterday following complaints that the storm water drain and sewage water were getting mixed and polluting the water in the lake, instructed the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) authorities to clear the place and develop the lake into a tourism spot. Accompanied with…

Mega master plan to boost tourism in the offing
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Mega master plan to boost tourism in the offing

October 27, 2018

Mysuru: The Department of Tourism has chalked out a master plan to develop tourism in and around Mysuru district by giving a special thrust for development of Lakes and heritage tourist spots. As part of the plan, the Department has decided to develop Kukkarahalli Lake, Karanji Lake Nature Park, Lingambudhi Lake and other water bodies…

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