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Forest Fire atop Chamundi Hill
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Forest Fire atop Chamundi Hill

March 19, 2020

Strong winds hamper extinguishing process; Six fire-fighting vehicles, 80 personnel conduct dousing operation Mysore/Mysuru: Fire has destroyed over 10 acres of forest area on the road leading to Uttanahalli from Lalithadripura atop Chamundi Hill yesterday afternoon. It is learnt that some miscreants had lit the fire which spread soon due to strong winds.  The fire…

50 acres of Chamundi Hill forest gutted
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50 acres of Chamundi Hill forest gutted

March 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Miscreants set fire to a dry bush near the Tavarakatte area of Chamundi Hill this afternoon. Seeing fire bellowing in areas adjoining Chamundi Hill, public informed the Forest Department officials. Over 50 acres of forest has been destroyed.  Local villagers said that some miscreants, who entered the forest for gambling purposes, lit the fire…

Pink blooms against blue sky
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Pink blooms against blue sky

March 1, 2020

Gliricidia Sepium, locally called Gobbarada Gida canvasses dry Chamundi Hill By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Even as the Chamundi Hill forests are now presenting a dull picture with dried up trees, shrubs and plants, pink flowers have started to bloom in full in the forests, much to the delight of visitors and tourists. Just when the…

Greater Mysuru to be a reality
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Greater Mysuru to be a reality

February 28, 2020

Minister Somanna says Plan will be announced by CM during Budget Mysuru/Mysore: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) might  soon assume the shape of Bruhat Mysuru Mahanagara Palike — Greater MCC — as the long-pending proposal to include more villages under the jurisdiction of MCC will get a push in the Karnataka Budget that will be presented…

Retaining wall atop Chamundi Hill ready
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Retaining wall atop Chamundi Hill ready

February 27, 2020

Land had caved in near Nandi Statue in October 2019 District Minister V. Somanna to inspect works tomorrow Mysore/Mysuru: The Public Works Department (PWD) has completed the construction of the retaining wall at the portion of caved in land between View Point and Nandi Statue atop the Chamundi Hill. The portion had collapsed due to…

Nalwadi’s Statue develops cracks, again
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Nalwadi’s Statue develops cracks, again

February 20, 2020

Expert team inspects cracks on Nandi Statue also Mysore/Mysuru: Authorities from Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) have done little to protect Mysuru Maharaja Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s statue at K.R. Circle which is now cracked and faded, thanks to years of neglect.  Cracks have developed in the face and neck of the life-size statue. Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar…

Saptapadi: Mass marriage atop Chamundi Hill on Apr. 26
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Saptapadi: Mass marriage atop Chamundi Hill on Apr. 26

February 13, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: “Preparations are in full swing for Saptapadi: Mass marriage event, to be held atop Chamundi Hill on April 26. The event needs to be publicised in maximum ways possible,” said Public Library Department Deputy Director and Nodal Officer B. Manjunath while instructing the concerned officials. He was addressing the officials at a meeting held…

Round-the-clock vigil over Chamundi Hill for summer fire
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Round-the-clock vigil over Chamundi Hill for summer fire

February 11, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: With summer fast approaching and the lush green vegetation turning dry posing potential risk of summer fire at Chamundi Hill, the Mysuru Division Forest Department personnel have created an 80 km-long fire line atop the Hill as a precautionary measure. They are also keeping a round-the-clock vigil to prevent any…

Lalithadripura village built by Nalwadi turns 100
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Lalithadripura village built by Nalwadi turns 100

February 10, 2020

Nestled below the iconic Chamundi Hill is Lalithadripura village that was formed by Raja Rishi Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar. The village celebrated centenary yesterday amidst much fanfare. The village is on the eastern side of the city and though there are many villages surrounding the heart of Mysuru that have completed a century, Lalithadripura is special…

Moonlight Music Concert by Mysuru N. Srinath
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Moonlight Music Concert by Mysuru N. Srinath

February 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Vid. Mysuru N. Srinath will present a vocal concert at Suttur Mutt at the foot of Chamundi Hill in city on Feb. 9 at 6 pm as part of the Mutt’s Moonlight Music-221 programme. He will be accompanied by Vid. Mysuru M. Keshava on violin and Vid. G.S. Ramanujam on mridanga. Suttur Seer Sri…

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