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Dasara exhibition ends
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Dasara exhibition ends

Mysuru:  The annual Dasara Exhibition saw an abrupt end on Wednesday as the tendered contractor refused to pay the additional amount as directed by Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA). The Dasara exhibition which was earlier extended to Jan.15 and the KEA asked the contractor to pay a total of Rs. 62.16 lakh for the additional eight…

Extension of Dasara Expo: KEA and contractor lock horns
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Extension of Dasara Expo: KEA and contractor lock horns

Mysuru: The extension of Dasara Exhibition till Jan.15 has resulted in the Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA) and the contracted firm Fun World and Resorts India Private Limited locking horns on payment terms. Based on the suggestion by Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, Dasara expo which was supposed to close on Jan.7 was extended till Jan.15. Accordingly,…

Dasara Expo extended till Jan. 15
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Dasara Expo extended till Jan. 15

Mysuru:  January 15 will be the last date for the annual Dasara Exhibition. Earlier, the exhibition was to end today (Jan.7) and following the direction by Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh and District Minister G.T. Devegowda, the date has been extended. The exhibition at Doddakere Maidan, featuring stalls of merchants from different parts of the country,…

Visitors to Dasara Expo on the rise, but business down
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Visitors to Dasara Expo on the rise, but business down

Mysuru:  Is the Dasara Exhibition held every year at the Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA) Grounds, opposite the Mysore Palace, an exercise in futility for hundreds of shop-keepers who set up shop at the Grounds as part of annual Dasara celebrations? This question begs an answer, since the shop-owners are a wearied lot, as their business…

A repository of information on 19 State Universities
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A repository of information on 19 State Universities

Mysuru: Under one roof, visitors can seek any information on all Universities of Karnataka, their achievements and progress at the stall put up by the Higher Education Department at Dasara Exhibition Grounds in city. The stall, a virtual repository of information, is one of the special attractions for visitors at Dasara Exhibition. It has detailed…

Lantern Park a big draw for visitors
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Lantern Park a big draw for visitors

Mysuru:  A first-of-its-kind ‘Lantern Park’ was inaugurated in city last evening by Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh. The park has been set up at Dasara Exhibition Grounds near the Zilla Panchayat Block and has been implemented by the Department of Tourism at a cost of Rs.1.50 crore at an area of 15,000 square feet. Apart from…

Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…
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Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…

Every year, Dasara Exhibition is held as part of the  Nada Habba. However, sadly, the preparations are never on time. There is hardly a year when the Expo has opened along with the commencement of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This has been happening in spite of the fact that a separate Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA)…

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