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Banks say no to scrapped notes from Chamundi Hill Temple
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Banks say no to scrapped notes from Chamundi Hill Temple

Mysuru: The hundi collection at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Chamundi Hill stands at Rs. 24.09 crore in 2016-2017. Interestingly, when the hundis were opened in March this year, Rs. 3.3 lakh in demonetised currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 were found. In 2014-15, Rs. 18.33 crore was collected as revenue while Rs….

4 arrested for stealing ‘hundi’ collection while counting at Chamundeshwari Hill Temple
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4 arrested for stealing ‘hundi’ collection while counting at Chamundeshwari Hill Temple

K.R. Police have arrested four persons for stealing ‘hundi’ (offering box) collection, money offered by devotees, at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill. The arrested persons have been identified as 28-year-old Vinod, 30-year-old Jagadeesh, 24-year-old Sachin and 45-year-old Anasuya, all residents of Kyathamaranahalli in city. It is reported that yesterday, counting of hundi money was…

Ch’Hill Temple Head Priest Shashishekar Dixit feted
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Ch’Hill Temple Head Priest Shashishekar Dixit feted

Hon. Doctorate in Agama Shastra by Indian Virtual University of Peace and Education Residents of Chamundi Hill and employees of Goddess Chamundeshwari Temple felicitated Temple Chief Priest N. Shashishekar Dixit on being conferred with Honorary Doctorate in Agama Shastra by the Indian Virtual University of Peace and Education, Bengaluru, recently. Born to Nagendra Dixit and…

Mahabaleshwara Brahmarathotsava
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Mahabaleshwara Brahmarathotsava

The Brahmarathotsava of Sri Mahabaleshwara Swamy atop Chamundi Hill will be held on Mar. 18. Rituals such as Vrushabha Vahana  and Kalasharohana will be held on Mar. 16 and Mar. 17 and the Rathotsava will be held on Mar.18 between 7.20 am and 8.20 am in Mesha lagna and Hamsavahana in the evening. Ashwarohana, Bhoothavahana…

Plans afoot to ensure drinking water atop Chamundi Hill
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Plans afoot to ensure drinking water atop Chamundi Hill

At a time when water is a precious commodity, thanks to the soaring temperatures, gallons of water is being wasted daily atop Chamundi Hill. Some of the devotees are using drinking water to take bath before entering the temple premises. Following reports in a section of media that there is no drinking water facility atop…

DC chairs District Tourism Dev. Committee meeting
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DC chairs District Tourism Dev. Committee meeting

A meeting of District Tourism Development Committee to evolve city as a Model Tourist Centre was chaired by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep at his office here this morning. In the wake of assault on a foreign tourist on the steps of Chamundi Hill recently, Randeep said that it was being planned to install gates at…

German lady molested atop Hill: Police grill three suspects
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German lady molested atop Hill: Police grill three suspects

In the wake of a 23-year-old German woman being molested and robbed atop Chamundi Hill last evening, the KR  Police this morning took three suspects into custody for interrogation. The Police team headed by K.R. Inspector Prakash rounded off the trio from in and around the Hill based on the description given by the victim….

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