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Dasara JUMBOS Reach Palace

Mysuru: The first batch of eight Dasara elephants were accorded a warm welcome at the iconic Mysore Palace this noon. A shower of flower petals from the balconies of the Palace, traditional music, Police Band performance and a large number of tourists marked the occasion. The eight elephants that were stationed at Aloka Palace were…

Poet Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara on Sept. 21
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Poet Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara on Sept. 21

Mysuru: Noted Kannada poet of Navya Movement and Padmashree Awardee Kokkare Hosahalli Shekh Haider Nissar Ahmed, popular as Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed, will inaugurate this year’s Dasara celebrations atop the Chamundi Hill on Sept. 21. The announcement was made by Mysuru District In-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa here this morning. Prof. Nissar Ahmed is loved…

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Majestic arches of Namma Mysuru

Apart from being home to many heritage buildings and structures of historical value, Mysuru is also known for its majestic arches, pillars and gateways. These architectural marvels, which are a treat to watch, are the gifts from Wadiyars, the erstwhile rulers of Mysuru. With Dasara round the corner, SOM takes its readers on a walk…

City entrepreneur upgrades Mysore Palace Board website
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City entrepreneur upgrades Mysore Palace Board website

By S. Kenneth Shishir The upgraded version of the Mysore Palace Board website (www.mysorepalace.gov.in), which is fully responsive, user-friendly and content-protective with e-ticketing system and world class design, is all set to be launched tomorrow. The website has been upgraded by Naveen Kavirathna of Future Design Technologies, Mysuru, who has also developed the online ticketing…

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Grand Gajapayana Signals Beginning Of Mysuru Dasara 2017

There was festive atmosphere in the air as  District in-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa flagged off Gajapayana, the majestic march of Dasara elephants to participate in the Dasara festivities beginning September 21, this morning at Nagapura Hadi (near Hunsur) in the premises of Girijana Vasathi Shale (Girijina Residential School) by offering flowers to the six…

Grand Gajapayana
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Grand Gajapayana

Mysuru: There was festive atmosphere in the air as  District in-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa flagged off Gajapayana, the majestic march of Dasara elephants to participate in the Dasara festivities beginning September 21, this morning at Nagapura Hadi (near Hunsur) in the premises of Girijana Vasathi Shale (Girijina Residential School) by offering flowers to the…

Gajapayana from Nagapura tomorrow
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Gajapayana from Nagapura tomorrow

Mysuru: Gajapayana, the traditional march of elephants from the jungle camps to Mysuru Palace to participate in the Dasara celebrations will be held tomorrow at 11 am. The march will begin from the Tribal School at Nagapura tribal hamlet near Veeranahosalli, Nagarahole National Park.   District In-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa will flag off the…

Food Mela at three Venues Final decision this evening
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Food Mela at three Venues Final decision this evening

Mysuru: A meeting of 16 Dasara Sub-Committees represented by the respective Deputy Special officers and Working Presidents was chaired by Dasara Special Officer and Deputy Commissioner (DC)  D. Randeep at his office here yesterday morning. At the outset, Randeep said that the Government had provided a fund of Rs. 13 crore for Dasara with Rs….

Officials appointed  for Dasara Sub-Committees
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Officials appointed  for Dasara Sub-Committees

Mysuru: The Dasara High Power Committee-2017 has appointed the following officials for various Dasara Sub-Committees. Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep will be the Dasara Special Officer. Reception and Invitation Deputy Special Officer – T. Yogesh (Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mysuru, Mob: 98444 85944), Working President – N. Raju (Additional Commissioner, MCC, Mob: 94490 68570), Secretary – Puttasheshagiri…

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…

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