Tag: Nagarahole

Srujana becomes first tribal girl to clear UGC-NET
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Srujana becomes first tribal girl to clear UGC-NET

January 31, 2021

Hanagodu:  V.P. Srujana, an adivasi girl in Nagarahole, has made her community and the State proud by becoming the first person to clear the National Eligibility Test (NET) from her community to be qualified for the post of Assistant Professor. Her subject is Finance and Taxation. The tests, commonly regarded as a tough nut to…

Thermal Drones to battle wildfires at Nagarahole
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Thermal Drones to battle wildfires at Nagarahole

January 22, 2020

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drone) with real-time connectivity detects fires at early stage; alerts rescue teams Mysuru / Hanagodu: Probably for the first time in the history of preventing forest fires in Mysuru, Hunsur and Kodagu regions, the Forest Department is using Thermal Drones to keep an eye on vast swathes of jungles of the Nagarahole…

Nagarahole National Park receives 2,000 mm rainfall
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Nagarahole National Park receives 2,000 mm rainfall

December 26, 2019

220 ponds brimming with crystal clear water Mysuru: After a long spell of drought for four consecutive years, ponds and lakes inside Nagarahole National Park and Tiger Reserve are filled with water, thanks to over 2,000 mm (78.74 inches) rainfall this year. This has come as a boon to the parched land and wild animals…

Poachers arrested at Nagarahole
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Poachers arrested at Nagarahole

October 25, 2019

Van, gun, deer meat seized Hunsur:  Forest Department personnel have arrested two persons, who had killed a Sambar Deer at Veeranahosalli Range in Nagarahole Reserve Forest and seized deer meat, a Maruti Omni van and the gun used for the crime. The arrested are Shyam Manikya of Rathnapuri and Raju Lokesh of Shindenahalli in the…

From Nagarahole to Bandipur: T-18’s 80-km journey
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From Nagarahole to Bandipur: T-18’s 80-km journey

October 16, 2019

Mysuru: The tiger that was tranquillised and captured near Bandipur Tiger Reserve on Sunday is under close observation at the Chamundi Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre set up by Mysuru Zoo at Koorgalli on the outskirts of Mysuru. The middle-aged tiger is in a healthy condition, Forest Department officials said. In a massive hunting operation lasting…

Tigress, elephant found dead
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Tigress, elephant found dead

March 26, 2019

Mysuru / Madikeri:  The carcass of a tigress and of an elephant have been found at Nagarahole and Gonikoppal respectively. In the first incident, the carcass of the tigress, aged about nine years, was found at Kunthur Beat in Nagarahole. The Forest Department officials, who rushed to the spot, where the carcass of the tigress…

Forest Minister inspects spot
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Forest Minister inspects spot

February 25, 2019

Mysuru: Forest Minister Satish Jarkiholi yesterday visited the fire ravaged Bandipur and took stock of the situation. Speaking after visiting the fire spots along with forest officials, the Minister said that about 2,500 hectares of forest has been destroyed by the fire and added that the first priority was to control the fire and later…

Captured elephant in musth, collapses and dies
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Captured elephant in musth, collapses and dies

September 19, 2018

23-year-old Lakshmisha was given to Forest Department from a temple in Puttur Mysuru: An elephant in musth, which was captured, collapsed and died at Kolangeri Forest area in Nagarahole last evening. The 23-year-old elephant named Lakshmisha was in Mathigodu Elephant camp and was in musth. He had strayed into the forest and the Forest officials…

Wild elephant enters village near Nagarahole
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Wild elephant enters village near Nagarahole

June 7, 2018

Nagarahole: A wild elephant, which crossed a barricade made of iron railings of railway line at Veeranahosalli in Nagarahole Reserve Forest last night, has this morning destroyed maize crop and banana plantation nearby besides chasing a farmer who was ploughing his field and damaging a bike of a tribal, which was parked in a tribal…

‘Smoking’ elephant at Nagarahole baffles experts
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‘Smoking’ elephant at Nagarahole baffles experts

March 27, 2018

Mysuru: A video of a wild elephant blowing out something that appears to be like a smoke at Nagarahole has left wildlife lovers and experts baffled. The video, which has gone viral on the social media, was shot by a Wildlife Conservation Society (India) Scientist when he and his team were visiting the forest. The…

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