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Gajapayana heralds Dasara
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Gajapayana heralds Dasara

August 22, 2019

Mysuru: Signalling the official countdown to the famed Mysuru Dasara, the first batch of six caparisoned elephants led by the mighty tusker Arjuna — the Golden Howdah-carrying Elephant — embarked on Gajapayana, their journey from the jungle camps to the City of Palaces this morning.  The Gajapayana was flagged off at Veeranahosahalli on the outskirts…

Nirmala Sitharaman in Mysuru
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Nirmala Sitharaman in Mysuru

August 22, 2019

Addresses GST and I-T officials Mysuru: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who had visited Kodagu to assess the flood situation recently, arrived in city this morning. She will be addressing the GST and Income Tax officials in an internal meeting organised by GST Commissionerate, Mysuru, at Hotel Radisson Blu here. Nirmala, who arrived on road…

When you fall in Love with a city
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When you fall in Love with a city

August 22, 2019

Experience Heritage Marvel at Mysuru Railway Station Mysuru: Everything about Mysuru excites you at first as you explore it and learn the hotspots, the road to avoid, the best places and localities to eat and socialise. As you stay in this city, you will memorise the streets, the store fronts, favourite handicraft, coffee shops and…

New additions beckon visitors  to Brindavan Gardens
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New additions beckon visitors to Brindavan Gardens

August 22, 2019

Last year itself the Horticulture Department got the Topiary plants from Bengaluru and Pune nurseries and planted them in the Brindavan Gardens. The plants are shaped in the form of animals and as they grow, they are delicately trimmed every three months by the skilled Garden staff. As the 100 Topiary plants are grown in…

Chamundi Hill, Palaces of Mysuru among top 20 tourist destinations
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Chamundi Hill, Palaces of Mysuru among top 20 tourist destinations

August 22, 2019

Bengaluru: With 20-million-odd Indian tourists travelling abroad on vacation every year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged them to visit 15 tourist destinations within the country by 2022 to give a fillip to the domestic tourism sector. He was addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 73rd Independence Day on…

Mysuru NSS volunteers clean ancient stonewell at Srirangapatna
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Mysuru NSS volunteers clean ancient stonewell at Srirangapatna

August 22, 2019

Mysuru: NSS students of Seshadripuram First Grade College in city cleaned up a discarded ancient stonewell at Jakkanahalli near Arakere in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district recently. Locals say that the well was a Kalyani of Chamundeshwari Temple, built by the erstwhile Mysore rulers centuries ago. The Maharajas are said to have  appointed a Priest…

Researchers find symptoms of stress in captive elephants
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Researchers find symptoms of stress in captive elephants

August 22, 2019

Scientists from CCMB Hyderabad examine jumbos at Mysuru Zoo and Elephant Camps  “Elephants involved in public procession in Mysuru Dasara festival had significantly elevated stress hormones compared to their counterparts at Mysuru Zoo,” the research group said. Mysuru: If tigers can get stressed due to gawking safari tourists close by, can elephants be far behind?…

Fruit seller turns criminal to clear debts
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Fruit seller turns criminal to clear debts

August 22, 2019

Arrested for snatching gold bangles from elderly woman Police nab the accused within 30 minutes of crime Mysuru: If the Police are always blamed for not detecting a crime promptly and for adopting delaying tactics, here is a case where the Police nabbed a criminal who committed a daring robbery in broad daylight yesterday in…

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