Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Dasara elephants back to jungle camps

Mysuru:  After a 46-day strenuous routine of rehearsals and the final Jamboo Savari, Dasara elephants, their mahouts and kavadis moved back to their respective elephant camps this morning with a promise that they would return next year. Their journey back into the woods began at around 12 noon and the team was escorted by Forest...

Tourist rush continues; gate collections surge

Mysuru:  The city is witnessing a large number of tourist footfalls. Visitors are flooding Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hill and Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir even after two days of the culmination of Dasara festivities. As schools and colleges will be reopened from tomorrow after Dasara vacation, visitors thronged the...

South India’s biggest Ravan Dahan at ISKCON

Mysuru: More than 15,000 devotees participated in the South Indian biggest Ravan Dahan organised by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Jayanagar, as part of its 9th annual Dasara festival celebrations commemorating the pastime of the victory of Lord Rama over the evil King Ravana on Oct.19. Renowned vocalist Sangeetha Vidyanidhi Dr. Vidyabhushana performed Sangeetha...








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Upmanship by UP

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Ph.D awardee

Anusha Bharath has been awarded Ph.D in English by University of Mysore for her thesis “Beyond the Boundaries: A Reading of the Select Works of Shani ...
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JSS Science and Technology University (formerly SJCE) has organised H.H. Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji Memorial Men Basketball an...
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Drushti – Centre for Education of Visually Challenged has organised a programme for the inauguration of Audio Books, one-day Workshop and Online...
  • L. Jayakumar

    L. Jayakumar

    Jayakumar (46), an employee of a private hotel and a resident of Hebbal, passed away yesterday following heart attack. He leaves behind his wife, son ...

  • H.Y. Shankar

    H.Y. Shankar

    H.Y. Shankar (63), proprietor of Shankar Photo Frame Works and a resident of Nadubeedu in Hunsur town, passed away on Thursday night following a brief...

  • Dr. Syed Khudrathulla  Saheb Baqhavi

    Dr. Syed Khudrathulla Saheb Baqhavi

    Dr. Syed Khudrathulla Baqhavi (90), a resident of Udayagiri, passed away this morning at a private hospital in city. He leaves behind two sons, three ...

  • N.S. Vasu

    N.S. Vasu

    N.S. Vasu (88), Clearing and Forwarding Agent, Railway Goodshed and a resident of 7th Cross, V.V. Mohalla, passed away in the early hours of today at ...

  • B.V. Shivappa Bookanakere

    B.V. Shivappa Bookanakere

    B.V. Shivappa Bookanakere (81), an advocate and a resident of Alanahalli Layout, passed away yesterday in city. A relative of former CM B.S. Yeddyurap...

  • Porkonda Santosh Biddappa

    Porkonda Santosh Biddappa

    Porkonda Santosh Biddappa (47), a resident of KHB Hootagalli, passed away yesterday at 7.30 pm due to brief illness. He leaves behind his father, wife...

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