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Long Weekend Holiday
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Long Weekend Holiday

Mysuru: India is a country of festivals and holidays. If the holidays fall at the end of the week, then everyone plans on long weekend holidays. Luckily, August has two long weekends and Mysuru being a tourist city, there is a rush of visitors that began two days ago. It was second Saturday (a holiday on…

New entry gates to Palace to be operational from Aug. 17
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New entry gates to Palace to be operational from Aug. 17

Mysuru: In a tourist-friendly initiative, the District Administration and the Mysore Palace Board has decided to set up two more gates to facilitate the entry of tourists. Till now, all tourists had to enter the Palace through Varaha Gate after buying tickets at the counter there. The new gates that will be opened for tourist…

Gajapayana on Aug. 12: Entry to Mysore Palace on Aug. 17
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Gajapayana on Aug. 12: Entry to Mysore Palace on Aug. 17

Mysuru: Gajapayana, the traditional march of elephants from jungle camps to Mysore Palace for the annual Dasara festival, will be held on Aug. 12 at Nagapura camp near Hunsur. Earlier, the district administration had planned Gajapayana on Aug. 14. District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa will flag off the march. The first batch of eight Dasara…

Private security at Mysore Palace from Aug. 10
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Private security at Mysore Palace from Aug. 10

Mysuru: Despite several reminders to the City Police to tackle the menace of hawkers and roadside vendors outside the Varaha Gate of the Mysore Palace falling on deaf ears, the Mysore Palace Board has taken a decision to strengthen the security inside the Amba Vilas Palace on its own by setting up a private security…

City braces up for September Dasara
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City braces up for September Dasara

Mysuru: With 54 days remaining for the Dasara Navaratri to commence, the city is getting spruced up for the annual grand affair. This year’s Dasara will be a perfect blend of simplicity and grandeur and will be celebrated from September 21 to 30 and the State Government has promised to release Rs. 13.5 crore for…

Mock drill for longest chain yoga in city
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Mock drill for longest chain yoga in city

Mysuru: There was palpable excitement in the air at the historic Mysuru Palace premises this morning, as thousands of students, freeing their arms and limbs, gathered for rehearsal to create the ‘Longest Chain Yoga’ record. The District Administration was pleasantly surprised to see the sea of young students right from sixth standard to PUC gathered….

The sorry state of footpaths near Mysore Palace
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The sorry state of footpaths near Mysore Palace

Mysuru: With garbage being piled up, blocked drains, rain water getting stagnant on roads as most of the storm water drains are clogged, Mysuru city, which is known as the ‘Heritage City’ is slowly turning into a ‘Dirty City.’ If one takes the footpath from the Varaha Gate of Mysore Palace towards Dasara Exhibition Ground,…

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