Tag: Dasara

‘Ambaari’ Double Decker bus ride this Dasara
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‘Ambaari’ Double Decker bus ride this Dasara

September 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With less than a month for Dasara-2020, which is being celebrated in a simple manner this year on account of COVID-19, preparations are on for ‘Ambaari’ Double Decker bus ride on designated routes to cover prominent tourist spots within the city. ‘Ambaari’ is a specially-built bus for open-roof tours, with a seating capacity of…

Professional artistes appeal to hold Dasara cultural events
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Professional artistes appeal to hold Dasara cultural events

September 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Government deciding to conduct Dasara in a simple manner this year on account of the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the Mysuru City and District Cultural and Professional Artistes’ Association has appealed the Government to hold Dasara cultural events this year too and come to the aid of artistes. Addressing a…

Navarathri at Palace: Golden Throne to be assembled on Sept. 18
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Navarathri at Palace: Golden Throne to be assembled on Sept. 18

September 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Marking the beginning of Navarathri celebrations (Dasara-2020), the work of assembling the Golden Throne will be held at an auspicious timing in Amba Vilas Palace here on Friday (Sept. 18). In view of this, there will be no entry of tourists to the Mysore Palace till 2 pm on that day. Dasara will begin…

Dasara 2020: Upkeep of CCTVs on procession route taken up
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Dasara 2020: Upkeep of CCTVs on procession route taken up

September 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has taken up the upkeep of CCTV cameras installed on Jamboo Savari procession route, from Mysore Palace and Torchlight Parade Ground in the city ahead of Dasara festival. The BEL has installed 59 high-definition CCTV cameras on thoroughfares and important junctions. The company would take up the maintenance regularly….

Dasara High Power Committee meeting in Mysuru next week
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Dasara High Power Committee meeting in Mysuru next week

September 2, 2020

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to chair the meeting; To discuss celebrations with local elected representatives, officers  Meeting to decide on holding spectacular Torchlight Parade  Mysore/Mysuru: The Dasara High Power Committee meeting will be held in Mysuru next week instead of the usual Bengaluru location. Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will chair the meeting and a communiqué…

Dasara-2020: No Jumboo Savari ?
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Dasara-2020: No Jumboo Savari ?

August 26, 2020

Vijayadashami procession within Palace premises Public not allowed; no cultural events  Final decision at Chief Minister’s High-Power Committee meeting in Bengaluru Mysore/Mysuru: Perhaps for the first time in the history of Nada Habba Dasara in Mysuru, there may not be Jumboo Savari procession from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap Torchlight Parade Grounds on Vijayadashami Day and…

Dasara 2020 to be a low-key affair
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Dasara 2020 to be a low-key affair

August 21, 2020

Bengaluru: It is official. Dasara 2020 will be a low-key affair due to COVID-19 pandemic but the celebrations will stick to the age-old traditions. This was announced by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa in Bengaluru this morning before leaving to Mandya in a chopper to offer Bagina to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam that is full…

Dasara 2020 publicity blitzkrieg from April
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Dasara 2020 publicity blitzkrieg from April

February 22, 2020

Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi hopes to attract more international tourists enabling them to plan their itinerary in advance Bengaluru/Mysuru: In order to provide a boost to sagging tourism in Mysuru, the State Tourism Department will launch Dasara publicity blitzkrieg in April this year, six months ahead of Dasara, to attract local, national and international tourists. …

Ring of Darkness: Outer Ring Road lights turned off again
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Ring of Darkness: Outer Ring Road lights turned off again

November 16, 2019

Mysuru: Just a month after Dasara, streetlights along the six-lane Outer Ring Road (ORR) has been switched off. The 42-km-long carriageway has plunged into darkness again, endangering the safety of people using the motorway and residents of layouts beyond the road. Lights were switched on for Dasara following the intervention of Mysuru District Minister V….

Dasara over but advertisements continue in LED boards at signals
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Dasara over but advertisements continue in LED boards at signals

November 11, 2019

Mysuru: Hoardings on city roads and advertisement boards at traffic signal poles do more than advertising. They also publicise how slow the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has been in removing those despite the advertisement’s purpose becoming out of date.  Dasara is over more than a month ago but Government advertisements on many Dasara programmes surprisingly…

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