With less than a month for a scaled-down Dasara, a total of eight Dasara elephants — Ashwathama, Dhananjaya, Vikrama, Kaveri, Chaitra, Lakshmi and Gopalaswamy — led by Golden Howdah-bearer Abhimanyu, were accorded a traditional welcome at the Mysore Palace this morning. The caparisoned elephants were accorded a warm welcome by showering flower petals on them….
Abhimanyu leads Gajapayana 2021September 13, 2021
Signalling the official countdown to the scaled-down Mysuru Dasara of 2021, eight caparisoned elephants led by Abhimanyu — the Golden Howdah-carrying elephant — embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from the elephant camps to Mysore Palace this morning.
Bathing and grooming of Dasara elephants at Mysore PalaceSeptember 6, 2019
A lot of elephant bathing activity is taking place inside the Mysore Palace where Dasara elephants are housed.
Gowri Festival: Dressing Dolls and Draping GodsAugust 31, 2019
If Ganesha idol-makers are literally burning the midnight oil to meet the deadlines as the Ganesha festival approaches, in a quiet corner of Mysuru, a group of sisters in Kuvempunagar play the ‘Dolls Advocate’ by draping colourful sarees perfectly on dolls and Goddesses.
Mysore Dasara 2019: A royal reception for Dasara JumbosAugust 27, 2019
The first batch of Dasara elephants led by Howdah Elephant Arjuna, Vijaya, Abhimanyu, Dhananjaya, Varalakshmi and Eshwar marched into the Mysore Palace along with their mahouts, kavadis and families this morning after a royal reception by the district administration.
Mysuru Dasara 2019: A Grand Dasara GajapayanaAugust 23, 2019
The Gajapayana was flagged off at Veeranahosahalli on the outskirts of Nagarahole National Park. This signals the countdown for the Dasara festivities which will be held from Sept.29. The jumbos will take part in the Vijayadashami procession (Oct.8) to shore up the event.
Flow of colours at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) DamAugust 13, 2019
The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam came alive last night with a melange of colours as the Dam authorities have set up special lighting arrangements at the place where more than 1 lakh cusecs of water is being released.
Tigers fight in front of tourists at Bannerghatta National ParkAugust 12, 2019
Two Tigers fight inside Bannerghatta National Park. Watch this exclusive and ferocious video.
Heavy to very heavy rains pound KodaguAugust 11, 2019
Over 2,136 people are taking shelter in 25 relief camps across Kodagu District and the number of people being shifted to relief centres will see a dramatic increase as the rain is showing no signs of relenting. Life in Kodagu has been severely crippled with torrential downpour continuing to pound the district with more intensity….
Road to Tamil Nadu, Kerala Via Nanjangud blockedAugust 10, 2019
A day after the floodgates were opened at Kabini reservoir, National Highway-766 connecting Tamil Nadu and Kerala via Nanjangud was blocked near Mallanamoole Mutt this morning, as a result of overflowing Kapila.