Tag: Dasara 2019

Behold the symphony of lights
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Behold the symphony of lights

October 3, 2019

Mysuru: Dasara is synonymous with illumination featuring elaborate displays of lights. While most cities in the world have their own special illumination event, Mysuru is no exception. The city has turned into a new Light Experience that has turned spaces into atmospheric places filled with light. And these design-driven lighting concepts have been attracting visitors…

Citizens asked to be cautious during illumination
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Citizens asked to be cautious during illumination

October 3, 2019

Mysuru:  With the entire city illuminated for nearly four hours (6.30 pm  to 10 pm) everyday for Dasara, the authorities have asked the citizens not to touch the lights, take selfies with illuminated bulbs, not to come in contact with electric wires and such other unsafe activities, especially when lakhs of tourists throng the city….

Tourism, the Face-saver
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Tourism, the Face-saver

October 3, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Five percent growth in Gross Domestic Products (GDP) ! There is a recession staring on our Indian economy. The Government in its wisdom has announced several fiscal stimulus, aimed at giving the necessary push to the economy. Ironical, the banks are flush with funds but no private players…

Breathtaking Mallakhamba  pulls crowd to Kuppanna Park
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Breathtaking Mallakhamba pulls crowd to Kuppanna Park

October 3, 2019

Complex calisthenics performed with ease by a set of 36 boys and girls from Bagalkot By Rajkumar Bhavasar In 1936, a group of 35 acrobats left from India for Berlin to demonstrate Mallakhamba, the Indian sport that’s probably the toughest in the world. Hitler himself honoured the 35 acrobats who showcased Mallakhamba at the 1936…

Dasara Wrestling Tournament: Gruelling bout ends in tie
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Dasara Wrestling Tournament: Gruelling bout ends in tie

October 3, 2019

The wrestling bout between Pailwan Rohit Dalal of New Delhi and Pailwan Appasab of Belagavi at the Dasara Traditional Wrestling Tournament organised as part of Dasara festival at D. Devaraj Urs Multipurpose Stadium yesterday, ended in a tie after a hour-long bout. The attacks and counter attacks by both the Pailwans caught the spectators spellbound….

Registration for Dasara Marathon begins
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Registration for Dasara Marathon begins

October 3, 2019

The registration for Dasara Marathon, scheduled on Oct. 6, has begun at Chamundi Vihar Stadium in Nazarbad. The Marathon will be flagged at 6.30 am. The marathon is being held under 3 categories — 21.1km run for men and women, 10km run for college boys and girls and 5km run for school boys and girls….

Dasara Games 2019: Two records set on day one
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Dasara Games 2019: Two records set on day one

October 3, 2019

Two New Meet Records were created on the inaugural day of the Dasara Games 2019 for “The Chief Minsters’ Cup” athletic events at Chamundi Vihar Stadium here yesterday. Bengaluru City athletes hogged the limelight by bagging five of the eight gold medals at stake on the first day of the athletic meet. Mysuru Division with…

Dasara Cyclothon: Bagalkot cyclists finish first
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Dasara Cyclothon: Bagalkot cyclists finish first

October 3, 2019

As part of ongoing Dasara festival, Mysuru Dasara Sports Sub-Committee had organised Cyclothon which was flagged off from Bannur Ring Road junction yesterday morning. The cyclothon was flagged off by District Minister V. Somanna. Shreedhar N. Savaneer of Bagalkot emerged winner in the 100 km Road Race held for men, while Bhavana M. Patil also…

Air Show captivates crowd
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Air Show captivates crowd

October 2, 2019

Mysuru:  A special air display by an Indian Air Force (IAF) team captivated the crowd at Bannimantap Torchlight Parade Grounds this morning. It was a clear sky though it rained last evening and the 35,000-strong crowd cheered the IAF teams as they performed breath-taking manoeuvres in the air and on the ground.  The crowd had…

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