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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)…

Nalwadi’s speech at Dasara Expo in 1907
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Nalwadi’s speech at Dasara Expo in 1907

Here is the excerpts of the speech that Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar delivered during the opening of the Dasara Exhibition on Oct.5, 1907. Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with the utmost satisfaction that I find myself today in the position of presiding at the opening of this Exhibition. The President of the Executive Committee,…

Come to Dasara Exhibition for info on 19 Universities
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Come to Dasara Exhibition for info on 19 Universities

Mysuru: A comprehensive information and achievement stall that will showcase all the 19 State-run Universities in Karnataka will unfold at Dasara Exhibition Grounds shortly. For the first time in the history of Dasara Exhibition, all the 19 Universities will put up counters under one roof where each and every University will showcase unique features. The…

Were Varsities forced to cough up money?
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Were Varsities forced to cough up money?

Mysuru: For the first time in the history of Dasara Exhibition, the Higher Education Department mooted the idea of showcasing the strength of 19 State Universities. Though the idea was novel and a lot of preparation had gone into it by setting up an expert committee — with Vice- Chancellors of each University as members…

A granary of information on Government Schemes at Dasara Exhibition
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A granary of information on Government Schemes at Dasara Exhibition

Mysuru:  The pavilion of the Department of Information and Public Relations at Dasara Exhibition is literally a granary of information on various schemes of the Government all under one roof. At the entrance of the stall, visitors will get to see attractive statues of farmers ploughing the field and villagers conducting a meeting (Panchayat) giving…

Eight Government Departments yet to open their stalls at Dasara Exhibition
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Eight Government Departments yet to open their stalls at Dasara Exhibition

Works of 20 stalls are complete and 19 stalls are under progress KEA CEO writes to Tourism Department Principal Secretary seeking stern action Mysuru: On Oct.16, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA), Shashikumar wrote a letter to the Principal Secretary to the State Tourism Department, asking him to take serious action…

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