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Are City parking facilities JINXED?
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Are City parking facilities JINXED?

June 27, 2019

Town Hall parking still not open due to incomplete works, bureaucratic delay Zoo parking fails to take off due to revenue sharing standoff between MCC and Zoo authorities  Mysore: Following the suggestion of opening Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry for a multi-level parking facility, Star of Mysore did a reality check on the other parking facilities in…

Mysuru Zoo entry ticket price hiked
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Mysuru Zoo entry ticket price hiked

June 25, 2019

Weekdays from Rs.60 to Rs.80 (adults); Rs.30 to Rs.40 (children)  Weekends from Rs.80 to Rs.100 (adults); Rs.40 to Rs.50 (children) Mysore: In a bid to collect funds to undertake various developmental works at Mysuru Zoo, the authorities have hiked the price of entry tickets from June 1 itself. According to the revised price, the entry…

Mysuru Zoo to get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo
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Mysuru Zoo to get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo

June 15, 2019

Mysuru: The Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden (Mysuru Zoo) will soon get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo in Gujarat  under the Animal Exchange Programme between the zoos. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni said that at present, the Mysuru Zoo has two Asiatic Lions and with the new…

Animal adoption continues at Mysuru Zoo
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Animal adoption continues at Mysuru Zoo

May 27, 2019

Mysore: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Saarthak Kodihalli, Haveri – Four-Horned Antelope (19/5/2019 to 18/5/2020) – Rs.5,000; LGH Group of India, Kolkata – White Peacock (13/5/2019 to 12/5/2020) – Rs.3,500; P.V. Akshaya, Mysuru – Star Tortoise (11/5/2019 to 10/5/2020) –…

Tranquillised leopardess dies en-route to Mysuru Zoo
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Tranquillised leopardess dies en-route to Mysuru Zoo

May 11, 2019

Mysuru:  The leopardess that was tranquillised by the Forest Department at Kyathanahalli village near Gaddige in H.D. Kote Taluk died last evening while it was being shifted to Mysuru Zoo for treatment. The two-and-a-half-year-old feline was in a weak condition and it had sustained serious injuries as it was caught in a wire snare placed…

Demand for combo ticket at Mysuru Zoo goes up
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Demand for combo ticket at Mysuru Zoo goes up

May 10, 2019

Mysuru: Demand for combo ticket to view Mysuru Zoo and Karnaji Lake is increasing day by day. Nearly 35 tourists are making use of this offer to walk through the Connecting Path to enter Karnaji Lake.   Even though Karanji Lake is in the jurisdiction of the Zoo, still people had to buy two separate…

Animal adoption continues
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Animal adoption continues

April 29, 2019

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Anupama Gopal & Gopal Ramanathan, Chennai – Black Buck & Lion-Tailed lemur (Rs.17,500); G. Yashaswini, Mysuru – Indian Cobra (Rs.2,000); P. Guru Shankara, Mysuru – Rose Ringed Parakeet (Rs.2,000); Krushmi Paresh Shah, Mumbai  –…

Karanji Lake to spring back to Life
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Karanji Lake to spring back to Life

April 23, 2019

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Scientific desilting work to boost rich diversity Lake to hold more water once it rains Silt removal after a gap of 40 years Come rains, the Karanji Lake, maintained by Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysuru Zoo that is loved by Mysureans will regain its pristine beauty and will be full…

Summer camp at Zoo begins
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Summer camp at Zoo begins

April 21, 2019

Children to be sensitised on nature and wildlife conservation Mysuru: Retired Chief Conservator of Forest (CCF) and Central Zoo Authority Member C.S. Yalakki stressed the urgent need to sensitise people and children on environmental threats for a better future. Speaking after inaugurating the summer camp organised at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) this morning,…

Summer heat, elections, exams keep tourists to Mysuru at bay
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Summer heat, elections, exams keep tourists to Mysuru at bay

April 20, 2019

Mysuru: If there is one tourist destination with a myriad of tourist attractions apart from the clean city tag that tourists flock to, it is Mysuru. However, the lean season of February and March sees a dip in footfalls. This season, there are three or four reasons that have added to this yearly phenomena of…

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