Date: October 6th, 2021

Dasara inauguration atop Hill tomorrow
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Dasara inauguration atop Hill tomorrow

October 6, 2021

Only 400 permitted atop Chamundi Hill; unrestricted entry to public after VVIPs leave Former CM S.M. Krishna to launch Navarathri festivities between 8.15 am and 8.45 am Mysore/Mysuru: Dasara festivities will be inaugurated tomorrow and this is that time of the year when the Heritage City of Mysuru comes alive. Owing to COVID, celebrations will…

Guests galore for festive opening
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Guests galore for festive opening

October 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Though the District Administration’s decision to ban entry to Chamundi Hill till Oct. 7 noon has come under flak from devotees, a lot of guests have found their names in the Dasara inauguration itinerary and it is set to be an exclusive VIP event. For the record, it is a simple Dasara due to…

Mother-son killed as car crashes into electric pole
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Mother-son killed as car crashes into electric pole

October 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In an early morning ghastly accident, a woman and her son were killed on the spot, while the woman’s husband escaped with minor injuries, when the car they were travelling crashed into a roadside electric pole near Rajarajeshwarinagar along the ring road. The deceased have been identified as Lakshmi (35) and Daivik (12), residents…

Royal family invited for Dasara
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Royal family invited for Dasara

October 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Administration officially extended a formal invite to Pramoda Devi Wadiyar of the erstwhile Mysore royal family to the Dasara festivities that begin from tomorrow (Oct. 7). District Minister S.T. Somashekar led a delegation to the Mysore Palace yesterday and felicitated her before seeking her support and cooperation in organising the festivities. Others…

Senior citizens pension hiked by Rs.200
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Senior citizens pension hiked by Rs.200

October 6, 2021

Bengaluru: In some relief for senior citizens, the State Government has hiked the monthly pension for beneficiaries of Sandhya Suraksha Social Security Scheme  for aged citizens by Rs.200 a month. Announcing this at a press meet after a State Cabinet meeting here on Tuesday, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J.C. Madhuswamy said that the pension…

DDPI urges Health Department to conduct RT-PCR test for School students
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DDPI urges Health Department to conduct RT-PCR test for School students

October 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In a bid to prevent COVID-19 virus from spreading among School children, Deputy Director of Public Instruction (DDPI) Ramachandra Raje Urs has urged the Health Department officials to conduct RT-PCR test for students in the district. Speaking to SOM, the DDPI said that classes from sixth to tenth standards have already begun and as…

Border Knot!
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Border Knot!

October 6, 2021

Couple gets married at Kodagu-Kerala border as groom not allowed to cross into Karnataka amid COVID curbs Kushalnagar: When COVID restrictions made it difficult for a Kerala groom to travel to Kodagu along with his relatives to fetch his bride, the bride did the next best thing — she along with her family brought the…

Procession marks Mahisha Dasara celebrations
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Procession marks Mahisha Dasara celebrations

October 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that Goddess Chamundeshwari does not represent Indians as a whole, former University of Mysore (UoM) faculty Prof. Maheshchandra Guru has warned of filing a PIL (Public Interest Litigation) in the Court against carrying of idol of the Goddess during the Dasara procession. He was speaking at the Mahisha Dasara celebration organised under the…

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