MRPL adopted all the1250 wild animals of Pilikula Zoo, spends Rs 8.1 Crore

Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
Pilikula Animal

Mangaluru : During the times of Covid Crisis MRPL has joined hands with District Administration and State Government for the preservation of precious wildlife. MRPL’s contribution was recognised by Zoo authority of India as one of the three significant contributors to the cause. During the sudden and extended lockdown due to COVID-19 Pilikula Nisargadhama suffered […]

Foundation laid for Pilikula Nisargadhama four-laning road works

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
Pilikula Road

Mangaluru : The four-laning road upto Pilikula Nisargadhama at a cost of Rs 69 lakh, was laid foundation on November 23, Monday. Foundation was also laid on this occasion for the road work inside the Nisargadhama at a cost of Rs 2 crore under the aegis of the Coastal Development Authority. The four-laning of a part […]

15 barking deers killed by stray dog attack at Pilikula Nisargadhama

Friday, June 26th, 2020
barking deers

Mangaluru: As many as 15 barking deers (Munjtac deers) killed by the stray dogs as at the Pilikula Nisargadhama here on Thursday, June 25 night. As per reports, the dogs entered the park bysupport of fallen tree over the compound wall located near the dumping yard on the backside of the park. The barking deers died due […]

Night vision cameras at animal enclosures of Pilikula Nisargadhama Biological Park

Friday, January 31st, 2020

Mangaluru : Animal behaviour at Pilikula Biological Park of Dr Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama is set to come under the lens in the next fortnight. Thanks to a move by the Central Zoo Authority that has sanctioned Rs 15 lakh to the park to install 50 cameras equipped with night vision to monitor movements of […]

Pilikula Nisargadhama zookeeper commits suicide

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Mangaluru : A zookeeper at the Dr Shivaram Karanth Biological Park at Pilikula Nisargadhama has committed suicide by hanging inside his quarters on Sunday. The deceased is identified as Ashok (24), a resident of Mudigere. The deceased was working as the zookeeper at Pilkulas since a few years. On Sunday morning, Ashok’s friend had seen […]

Pilikula Nisargadhama introduced 14 battery operated cars for tourists

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Mangaluru : Dr Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama introduced 14 battery operated cars, with two more in the offing, for benefit of tourists who visit facilities spread across the 356-acre expanse in Vamanjoor and Moodushedde villages on Monday, Januvary 21. These cars will help tourists appreciate wide ranging diversity inherent in the Western Ghats, V.Prasanna, executive […]

Pilikula Nisargadhama and MRPL agree on biodiversity park

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dr Shivarama Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama, Pilikula for development of biodiversity park. The MoU is valid for a period of 5 years. M Vinayakumar, GGM (I/C Refinery, TS and MO) signed the MoU on behalf of MRPL and Prasanna, Executive Director represented […]

Pilikula Planetarium: Advance ticket booking facility

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: In order to make it convenient for the students visiting the Pilikula Planetarium, advance ticket booking facility has been started here. The planetarium is a prominent attraction here, but as it has a limited seating capacity, even additional number of shows do not suffice to provide opportunity for the show viewing by all the […]

Kambala calendar for 2018-19 released..!

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Kambala Event Calendar for the 2018-19 has been released by the District Kambala Samiti of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada (DK) and Kasaragod districts on Friday November 16th. The Kambala season will begin with the first event being held at Kakyapadavu in Bantwal on November 24th followed by another major event in Moodbidri on December […]

P.B. Acharya visits Dr. K. Shivaram Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama on Sunday

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Mangaluru: Nagaland Governor B. Padmanabha Acharya and his wife Kavitha Acharya visited Dr. K. Shivaram Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama here on Sunday. They visited various public attractions in the Nisargadhama, including biological park, Guthu Mane and boating centre, and praised the facilities on offer, according to press release here. Mr. Acharya told the Nisargadhama administration that […]