Date: October 17th, 2021

Dasara gives tourism much-needed boost
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Dasara gives tourism much-needed boost

October 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Showing signs of early revival of the COVID-battered tourism sector, thousands of visitors are thronging landmarks of Mysuru and are booking hotels and resorts to see the illumination that has been extended till Oct. 24.  Normally, hotels see guests checking out after the Dasara procession. But this year, post-Dasara days too are seeing increased…

Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps
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Dasara jumbos head back to jungle camps

October 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Emotional moments were witnessed at Mysore Palace premises this morning when all the eight Dasara elephants returned to their respective forest camps after the end of the ten-day Dasara festivities. Many onlookers became emotional when these elephants were loaded onto the trucks. Earlier in the morning, priest S.V. Prahalad Rao led the puja rituals…

Over 5.12 lakh watch Dasara events online
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Over 5.12 lakh watch Dasara events online

October 17, 2021

New tradition of bringing idol of Goddess from Chamundi Hill to Palace to continue Mysore/Mysuru: Over 5.3 lakh people have watched this year’s Dasara from Oct. 7 to 15 through various social platforms, said District Minister S.T. Somashekar, thanking Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who is also the Chairman of High-Level Dasara Committee, for his continued…

Theerthodbhava occurs at Talacauvery amidst curbs
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Theerthodbhava occurs at Talacauvery amidst curbs

October 17, 2021

Madikeri: The annual Holy Cauvery Theerthodbhava took place at Talacauvery, the birth place of River Cauvery in Madikeri taluk of Kodagu district at 1.11pm today in the auspicious Makara Lagna of Tula Sankramana. Mist had covered the entire place and though it was cloudy, it did not rain.  The holy event took place exactly at…

Mysuru Literature Festival 2021: Nawaaz Ahmed on making diverse sexualities acceptable
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Mysuru Literature Festival 2021: Nawaaz Ahmed on making diverse sexualities acceptable

October 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Fifth Edition of Mysuru Literature Festival, 2021 that is being held in virtual and hybrid format began last evening with a conversation between Nawaaz Ahmed, author of ‘Radiant Fugitives’ and Sita Bhaskar, author of ‘Flirting with Trouble and other stories.’ The Mysuru Literature Festival is a flagship literary event on the cultural calendar…

Yuva Brigade collects loads of garbage from Paschimavahini
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Yuva Brigade collects loads of garbage from Paschimavahini

October 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: River Cauvery, the lifeline of several districts in Karnataka and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, has been losing its pristine glory at Srirangapatna owing to lack of a proper system to prevent pollution caused during sacred rituals. Paschimavahini, Gosai Ghat and Sangama on the banks of Cauvery River in Srirangapatna are among a few sacred places…

Rain piles up miseries on Madhuvana residents
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Rain piles up miseries on Madhuvana residents

October 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Friday evening rains that lashed city minutes after the Dasara Jumboo Savari concluded, has brought untold miseries on the residents of Madhuvana colony along M.G. Road here. The heavy rains has shattered the lives of many residents of the colony as sewage-mixed rain  water entered the houses within minutes after it started raining,…

Attempt to sell jackal, civet cat pelts, monitor lizards: Forest personnel nab accused, recover five pelts, two live monitor lizards
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Attempt to sell jackal, civet cat pelts, monitor lizards: Forest personnel nab accused, recover five pelts, two live monitor lizards

October 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Mobile Squad personnel have arrested a person who was attempting to sell pelts of jackal, civet cat and two live monitor lizards and have recovered five pelts of the wild animals and two live monitor lizards from him. The accused has been identified as Yashwanth Rao (48), a resident of Shikaripura village…

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