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Ahead of  first Ashada Friday, Chamundi Hill steps cleaned
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Ahead of first Ashada Friday, Chamundi Hill steps cleaned

June 29, 2022

Over 80 volunteers take part in cleaning drive Clear the stairway of plastic bags, bottles, chips packets Mysore/Mysuru: Ahead of Ashada Friday puja rituals atop Chamundi Hill from July 1, Sir M. Visvesvaraya Tap and Drainage Workers Welfare Association took up the cleaning of 1,008 steps leading to Sri Chamundeshwari Temple this morning. Over 80…

Ashada Shukravara puja rituals atop Chamundi Hill: After 2 years, entry for devotees this time
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Ashada Shukravara puja rituals atop Chamundi Hill: After 2 years, entry for devotees this time

June 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With the threat of COVID-19 and its potent variants subsiding and with a boost in the confidence achieved after the double dose and a booster dose of vaccination, the District Administration has taken a decision to allow devotees to Chamundi Hill for ‘Ashada Shukravara’ puja rituals in the auspicious Ashada month that begins tomorrow….

DFRL launches eco bags
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DFRL launches eco bags

June 27, 2022

5,000 biodegradable bags handed over to Chamundi Hill Temple Mysore/Mysuru: With the aim of reducing single-use plastic, the city-based Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) has launched environmentally safe packaging products made from natural and plant-based food-grade materials that are eco-friendly. To popularise and raise public awareness about such bags, the DFRL has handed over 5,000…

Danger lurks here at Chamundi Hill
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Danger lurks here at Chamundi Hill

June 26, 2022

Retaining wall supporting heavy stone slabs slants precariously Mysore/Mysuru: While the road from the Thavarekatte Junction to Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill got full attention from the District Administration just days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Mysuru visit, certain areas atop the Hill around Temple received no attention and danger lurks in the form…

New electricity poles on Chamundi Hill to stay
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New electricity poles on Chamundi Hill to stay

June 23, 2022

Many poles slanting as the work was done in a tearing hurry Work to be re-done after putting concrete base below each pole Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the city environment activists had questioned the wisdom of erecting electricity poles atop Chamundi Hill to welcome Prime Minister Modi and to increase the visibility of his cavalcade, officials…

PM pays obeisance to presiding deity
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PM pays obeisance to presiding deity

June 21, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid obeisance to Goddess Chamundeshwari at the Chamundi Hill Temple here on Monday night. The whole of Chamundi Hill and the Temple were illuminated and decorated as part of Modi’s visit. He reached the temple at 8.30 pm where he was accorded a warm welcome by priests, including Chief Priest…

Public entry to Chamundi Hill banned tomorrow
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Public entry to Chamundi Hill banned tomorrow

June 19, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: In view of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Chamundi Hill on June 20, entry to public has been banned between 12 noon and 9 pm tomorrow.  Entry is banned even through steps to the hilltop.  Except for emergency service vehicles, no other public and private vehicles will be allowed to the hill. Chamundi Hill…

Restoring Chamundi Hill Landslides: Eight months on, PWD awaits fund clearance
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Restoring Chamundi Hill Landslides: Eight months on, PWD awaits fund clearance

June 17, 2022

Fresh cracks appear on road owing to heavy rains Mysore/Mysuru: Nearly eight months after the fourth massive landslide atop Chamundi Hill, the Public Works Department (PWD), which has the responsibility of reconstructing the collapsed portion and building a retaining wall to prevent further damages, is awaiting fund clearance from the      Finance Department. A budget of…

Motorable road not advisable
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Motorable road not advisable

June 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: It is safe and best to abandon the road leading to Nandi Statue from the main View Point junction as that road seems beyond repair and stability, according to some engineers. The road is built on a very sharp and fragile slope which may not withstand the heavy torrential rains leading to landslides all…

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