Month: October, 2017

Folk troupes showcase various traditions
Dasara 2017, News

Folk troupes showcase various traditions

Mysuru: Various folk troupes from across the State, which participated in the Jumboo Savari yesterday, mesmerised lakhs of spectators who had come to witness the grand finale, through their art, which showcased the rich tradition and culture of the State. About 40 folk troupes took part in the procession, which commenced from the Mysore Palace…

R-Day Parade model just a pipe dream
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R-Day Parade model just a pipe dream

Mysuru: There is hardly any city in the country, which celebrates the ten-day Dasara festival with the same pomp, pageantry, razzmatazz, culture and history all rolled into one like the one in Mysuru. The 407-year-old Dasara celebrations started by Raja Wadiyar in Srirangapatna, has moved from dynasty-ruled festival to Nada Habba or people’s festival. However,…

Dasara elephants to return to camps on Oct. 3
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Dasara elephants to return to camps on Oct. 3

Mysuru: The 15 Dasara Elephants including the cynosure of all eyes Arjuna, the howdah elephant were all in a relaxed mood, this morning, after completing a successful day yesterday, winning the hearts of lakhs of people. The Gajapayana (elephant march) will begin on Oct. 3 after the puja to them at 8 pm and they…

Chopper hit by bird, makes emergency landing
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Chopper hit by bird, makes emergency landing

Mysuru: A Pavan Hans chopper with seven people including the pilot made an emergency landing during the second trip of the joy ride after the front right side glass shield shattered following a bird hit this morning. The chopper, which took off from Lalitha Mahal helipad at about 10.15 am today, reportedly made an emergency…

Hotels make a killing
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Hotels make a killing

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharmaiah has expressed his displeasure at the distribution of free passes to the public. At the same time he has condoned the District Administration and the Dasara Special Sub-Committee as they were helpless to meet the demands of the free passes. In fact, the CM himself has said that a Cabinet Minister…

Kannada Film Stars perform at Yuva Dasara
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Kannada Film Stars perform at Yuva Dasara

Mysuru:  The last two days of Yuva Dasara drew crowds in large numbers to Maharaja’s College Grounds as the Sandalwood Stars descended on the stage to entertain the audience. On Day-1 of the Sandalwood Night, Dhruva Sarja of ‘Bharjari’ was the star attraction while Challenging Star Darshan was show-stopper the following day. Meanwhile, other Sandalwood…

Flower Show to conclude tomorrow
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Flower Show to conclude tomorrow

Mysuru: The Dasara Flower Show at Kuppanana Park, which has been a huge hit among the public, has been extended by a day owing to public demand. As per the earlier schedule, the flower show was to end today. But on account of its huge popularity, the authorities yesterday, decided to extend the Flower Show…

Hindi Day celebrated at CSR&TI
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Hindi Day celebrated at CSR&TI

Mysuru: Hindi Diwas celebrated at CSR&TI in city recently. Dr. Rekha Agarwal, Assistant Professor, University of Mysore, was the chief guest. Dr. Satish Varma, Scientist-E welcomed and the Official Language messages of the Chairman, CSB, was read by Dr. Vineet Kumar, Scientist-D and the message of Member Secretary (In-charge) was read by Deeraj Kumar, Deputy…

Newly-appointed office-bearers
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Newly-appointed office-bearers

Mysuru: Following are the newly-appointed office-bearers of the Budda-Jai Bhim Keshmabhiruddi Seva Sangha, Naidu Nagar: H.M. Ankaiah – President, M. Madiah – Hon. President, D. Maheshprasad – General Secretary, Mariyappa – Vice-President, M. Maradesh – Assistant  Secretary, Dr. Harshavardhan Singh – Hon. Secretary, Puttabuddi – Treasurer and M. Mahadev, S. Trishool, G. Mantelingaiah, Papaiayya, M.S….

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