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‘Nail Man’ and his Elephants
#Dasara2017, Feature Articles

‘Nail Man’ and his Elephants

A backbone of Dasara, Rangaraju ensures the health and well-being of gentle giants during their stay at Mysore Palace… By M.T. Yogesh Kumar  and B.C. Thimmaiah He has been with elephants across India for the last 27 years and his dedication to the gentle giants is unquestionable. He has participated in 24 Dasaras in Mysuru…

Hoteliers oppose Dasara Food Mela at three locations
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Hoteliers oppose Dasara Food Mela at three locations

Mysuru; Hoteliers of city have opposed the proposal of District Administration to organise Dasara Food Mela at three locations in city. A meeting of all stakeholders which included hoteliers, bakery owners and caterers was held this morning at DC’s office here which was chaired by Dr.K. Rameshwarappa, Deputy Director, Department of Food and Civil Supplies…

Mahouts and Kavadis undergo body massage
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Mahouts and Kavadis undergo body massage

Mysuru: The Mahouts and Kavadis of Dasara elephants who have camped in the Palace premises along with their family members, training elephants for the upcoming grand event ‘Dasara-2017,’ will now relieve themselves from physical stress and strain at the Panchakarma Chikitsa Camp. Dr. Sunitha is in-charge of the Camp set up by the AYUSH Department…

DC requests change in Dasara holidays for Mysuru district
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DC requests change in Dasara holidays for Mysuru district

Mysuru: Dasara Special Officer and Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has requested the Department of Public Instructions to sanction Dasara holidays in Mysuru from Sept. 21 to Oct. 5. In a letter to the Dept., the DC has said that the State Government has declared Oct. 11 to 25 as Dasara Holidays for the academic year…

Dasara Food Mela: Meeting with stakeholders tomorrow
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Dasara Food Mela: Meeting with stakeholders tomorrow

Mysuru: With the  Dasara Food Mela-2017 to be held at three locations across the city — Scouts & Guides Ground, MUDA Ground adjacent to Lalitha Mahal Palace and MUDA space next to Sathagalli KSRTC Depot, the authorities have convened a meeting of all stakeholders who include Hotels, Restaurants, Bakeries, Condiment shops, food makers, caterers etc.,…

Bar-coded passes to be issued for Dasara Procession: DC
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Bar-coded passes to be issued for Dasara Procession: DC

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep has said that Bar-coded passes will be issued for Dasara procession day in order to prevent illegal entry to programmes. Speaking at a media co-ordination meeting here yesterday, Randeep said that the District Administration has entered into an understanding with online service provider BookMyShow, for issuance of Bar-coded passes….

Accounts and Audit Panels to monitor Dasara expenditure
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Accounts and Audit Panels to monitor Dasara expenditure

Mysuru: Probably for the first time, the District Administration has constituted Accounts and Auditing Committees to monitor Dasara expenditure. The Committees will have powers and jurisdiction to oversee all the expenditure during the festival including crores of rupees spent by the 16 Dasara Sub-Committees. In a press release, Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, who is also…

Dasara Dreams & Depredations
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Dasara Dreams & Depredations

Dasara is here. The city will cover itself with light and gaiety in the celebration of this festival from Sept. 21 to Sept. 30. Lakhs of people will converge on this city testing its infrastructure and ability to feed as many mouths with Dasara special delicacies. Personally I feel that of the over 40 Dasara…

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