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Fire atop Chamundi Hill: Five acres forest destroyed
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Fire atop Chamundi Hill: Five acres forest destroyed

Mysuru:  Nearly five acres of forest land was destroyed in an accidental fire last night (Jan.19), atop the Chamundi Hill. One of the public informed the Saraswathipuram Fire Brigade about the forest fire. The Fire Department  Personnel rushed to the spot and put out the fire, thus preventing it from spreading to other parts.

‘Arathi Thatte’ row: DC suspends Chamundi Hill Temple priest
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‘Arathi Thatte’ row: DC suspends Chamundi Hill Temple priest

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, who is also the Administrative Officer and the head of Disciplinary Committee, Chamundeshwari Temple has suspended Temple priest N. Srinivasan for keeping the ‘Mangalarathi Thatte’ (plate where devotees offer money) on the offering box thereby preventing devotees from putting money into the offering box. In his order, Randeep said that…

Traffic Chaos atop Chamundi Hill
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Traffic Chaos atop Chamundi Hill

Mysuru: It was an unmanageable traffic mess at the Chamundi Hill this morning as hundreds of vehicles carrying thousands of devotees proceeded towards the Hill. People wanted to have a darshan of the Goddess this morning, the first day of 2018. Devotees headed towards the temple as early as 6 am and it was chock-a-bloc…

Traffic banned atop Chamundi Hill on New Year Eve
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Traffic banned atop Chamundi Hill on New Year Eve

Mysuru: Vehicular traffic to the Chamundi Hill will be banned after 9 pm on Dec. 31, the New Year Eve. The Hill, one of the favourite spots to celebrate the New Year where many revellers prefer the open and secluded spaces, will be out of bounds as all the entry points will be sealed by…

New Public Health Centre atop Chamundi Hill soon
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New Public Health Centre atop Chamundi Hill soon

Mysuru: The District Health Department in a bid to provide medical facilities atop Chamundi Hill has decided to open a new Public Health Centre (PHC) there which would come up soon. A meeting in this regard was held recently and Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has agreed to provide land for the construction of the PHC….

Chamundi Hill environment destruction in the name of development
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Chamundi Hill environment destruction in the name of development

Mysuru: Environmentalists  and devotees are seeing red as the beautiful backdrop to the City, Chamundi Hill is quietly being destroyed in the name of development. In the precincts of Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Hill, PWD has taken up works worth Rs. 80 crore, building commercial complex, bus stand and other development works. The works are…

Thousands attend Nandi Mahabhisheka
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Thousands attend Nandi Mahabhisheka

Mysuru: The Mahabhisheka to Nandi Statue atop Chamundi Hill was performed by Bettada Balaga Charitable Trust in the presence of thousands of devotees this morning. Prior to the Mahabhisheka, the Nandi Statue was cleaned with water early in the morning following which the rituals commenced at 9.30 am. Suttur Mutt Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji,…

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