Nagara Panchami celebrated at Pilikula

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Mangalore :  Nagara Panchami  celebrations at Pilikula? Though surprising, hundreds of devotees visited Pilikula Nisaradhama  at Vamanjoor on Sunday being  Nagara Panchami Day. The Shivaram Karanth Biological Park at Pilikula  is celebrating Nagara Panchami and devotees offer milk and pay their obeisance to the Serpent God who they can see here. Around 10 king cobras […]

Students exhibit science models at Pilikula Inspire Award Science exhibition

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Mangalore : B Ramanath Rai, State minister for forest, environment, ecology and district in-charge inaugurated the ‘Inspire Award Science exhibition’, organized by Pilikula Regional Science Centre at Pilikula Science Centre on July 20, Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, Rai said that earlier people used to crave for learning science and technology, but they lacked opportunity. […]

Science Model contest for high school students inaugurated at Pilikula

Thursday, November 29th, 2012
Science Model contest

Mangalore : A Science Model contest for high school students organised  by the Department of Karnataka State Education Research and Training, Pilikula Regional Science Center and Department of DDPI DK district at Pilikula on November 28, Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, ZP Vice President Rithesh Shetty said the younger generation should evince interest in scientific […]

3-Day Scout convention inaugurated at Pilikula

Friday, November 9th, 2012
Skautar convention

Mangalore : A State level Scouts Convention organised at the DK Scouts and Guides Training Centre at Pilikula was inaugurated by Ananthakrishna, non-executive Chairman of Karnataka Bank on November 8, Thursday. Presiding over the function, NG Mohan, District Scouts and Guides Commissioner said as per a recent order,  while enrolment for medical and engineering courses, […]

Pilikula has five new arrivals

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Mangalore: The Dr Shivaram Karanth Biological Park at Pilikula now has now new members which are bundles of joy. If Tigress Shambavi has given birth two cubs, another leopard is now a mother of three cubs. According to Jayaprakash Bhandary, Director of the Park, the gender of the cubs is yet to be ascertained. Pilikula […]

Wildlife week contests in Pilikula

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Mangalore : On the eve of “Wildlife Week 2012” celebrations, Dr Shivram Karanth Pilikula Biological Park had organised wildlife photography competition for photographers, drawing and quiz competitions for the students from LKG, UKG, first standard, 2nd to 4th, 5th to 7th and 8th to 10th standard in 4 categories at the Park premises. The theme […]

Students urged to be inquisitive

Saturday, September 8th, 2012
Student scientist Pilikula

Mangalore: A student-scientist interaction programme as well as a nature awareness camp was conducted at Pilikula on September 7, Friday under the auspices of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and Department of Science and Technology. Dr Rekha PD, Deputy Director, Yenepoya Centre inaugurated the programme. In her address, she called upon students to develop […]

Workshop on plant diversity, conservation inaugurated at Pilikula

Saturday, August 11th, 2012
Workshop on plant diversity

Mangalore :  Dr Raghavendra Rao, honorary scientist at INSA and former head, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow inaugurated a two-day workshop on plant diversity and conservation  under the joint auspices of the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Pilikula Arboretum.Dr M Sanjappa inaugurated the ‘Rare endangered threatened’ garden. He said  man’s greediness was destroying nature  […]

Tiger pounces on Pilikula employee, kills him

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
Pilikula Nisargadhama

Mangalore: Kushalappa Gowda (40), an employee of the Pilikula Nisargadhama at Vamanjoor in the outskirts of the city, met a tragic end when  a sick tiger pounced on him when he had been to its cage to feed it on the night of July 31 at around 10.30 0m. It has been reported that the […]

International Tiger Day celebrated at Pilikula

Monday, July 30th, 2012
International Tiger Day

Mangalore: S Santhappa, Chief Conservator of Forests of Mangalore Division, said protection of the national animal Tiger was the responsibility of each and every citizen of the land. Speaking after inaugurating International Tiger Day celebrations at the Pilikula Nisaragadhama on Sunday, he said Karnataka has the highest tiger population in the state and that the […]