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Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel to be handed over to State Government
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Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel to be handed over to State Government

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: The majestic Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel run by the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) will soon be handed over to the State Government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chaired the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs meeting yesterday at New Delhi, gave his approval for the transfer. ITDC informed that the company has inked pact…

Jumboo Savari on the lines of R-Day Parade: CM
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Jumboo Savari on the lines of R-Day Parade: CM

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah today said that he had written to the Centre requesting it to send the Military and Air Force contingent to participate in Dasara procession, this year and also for the Air Show. The District Administration had been directed to make all preparations. Addressing the gathering atop Chamundi Hill, he said that…

Khas Durbar begins at Mysore Palace
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Khas Durbar begins at Mysore Palace

September 21, 2017

Mysuru:  With this year’s Navaratri commencing from today, the Mysore Royal Family also began its annual Dasara rituals at the Palace with Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar ascending Golden Throne between 12.45 pm and 12.55 pm at Durbar Hall today to mark the commencement of Khas Durbar (Private Durbar). Earlier, assembling of idols of Simha (Lion)…

Flight operations resume from Mysore Airport
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Flight operations resume from Mysore Airport

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: The much-awaited flights from Mysuru under the Central Government’s UDAN scheme resumed operations from the Mysore Airport last evening with Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha flagging of the Mysuru-Chennai TruJet flight. Later, speaking Sinha said that the flights, which were grounded for some reasons, have once again started the flight…

30 Police Help Desks opened; To guide tourists from 9 am to 10 pm
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30 Police Help Desks opened; To guide tourists from 9 am to 10 pm

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah inaugurated the Police Help Desk set up by the Police Department atop Chamundi Hill here this morning. Apart from Chamundi Hill, the Police have set up 30 Help Desk kiosks at the Check-post on Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway, Millennium Circle (LIC Circle), Railway Station Circle, Railway Station West Gate, Check-post on Hunsur Road,…

Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed’s poetry collection ‘Seemateetana Sirivanta Suggi’ released
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Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed’s poetry collection ‘Seemateetana Sirivanta Suggi’ released

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: Talukina Venkannaiah Smaraka Granthamale, together with Kannada Sahitya Kalakoota, had organised a function at JSS Women’s College in Saraswathipuram here yesterday for the release of the book ‘Seemateetana Sirivanta Suggi,’ a collection of poems of Nadoja Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed. Releasing the book, former Chief Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily opined that the collection of…

Central Government announces Dasara bonus for about 12 lakh Rail employees
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Central Government announces Dasara bonus for about 12 lakh Rail employees

September 21, 2017

New Delhi: The Central Government yesterday announced a bonus for about 12 lakh non-gazetted railway employees, which is to be paid ahead of the impending festive season. The Union Cabinet approved the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days wages to eligible non-gazetted railway employees for the financial year 2016-17. However, this…

Flower Show to be a starry event
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Flower Show to be a starry event

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: This year’s Dasara Flower Show will be a starry event with Sandalwood Stars descending at the Kuppanna Park where the flower show will be held from Sept. 21 to 30. This apart, music shows have also been organised. Actors including Kirik Keerthi, Roopika of Maja Talkies fame, comedian Mithra, actors Arun Gowda, Raghunandan, Avanthika,…

Colourful thematic rangolis attract passers-by
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Colourful thematic rangolis attract passers-by

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: Mahila Dasara Sub-Committee had organised a Rangoli contest for women in the age group of 18 to 80 years in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy temple here this morning. Minister for Kannada and Culture Umashree inaugurated the competition by drawn a rangoli on the floor. Speaking on the occasion Umashree expressed happiness in inaugurating the…

Varuna Lake to be developed to hold regular Adventure Sports
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Varuna Lake to be developed to hold regular Adventure Sports

September 21, 2017

Mysuru: Dasara Water Sports was inaugurated by Minister for Youth Empowerment and Sports Pramod Madhwaraj at Varuna Lake on T. Narasipur Road this morning. The water sports maintained by Gen. Thimmaiah Adventure Sports Academy include Jet Skiing (Rs. 300 per person), Banana Boat ride (Rs. 250), Speed Boat (Rs. 200) and Kayaking (Rs. 150). With…

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