Tag: Dasara

Hinkal Flyover to open before Dasara
News

Hinkal Flyover to open before Dasara

Mysuru: The much-delayed work on the construction of flyover on Mysuru-Hunsur Highway near Hinkal will be completed before this Dasara. It is the first-ever flyover being constructed by Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) in the city and that too on a crucial road that links Mysuru to Kodagu and Dakshina Kannada. Officials and workers are…

Over Tourism Killing Kodagu
Columns

Over Tourism Killing Kodagu

Scaling down Dasara is bad for tourism: The show must go on… By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Coorg has been devastated. Yes, it is true but only parts of it. So why close the full Kodagu district for tourists? We do not respond to a situation but react. The result is hasty decisions taken…

Rs.34 lakh insurance for 12 Dasara jumbos
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Rs.34 lakh insurance for 12 Dasara jumbos

Mysuru: The Mysuru District Administration has decided to insure the 12 elephants, Mahouts and Kavadis participating in Dasara celebrations. Besides, it has also decided to insure public and public property if the elephants damage them. Deputy Commissioner and Dasara Special Officer Abhiram G. Sankar has written a letter to the New India Assurance Company Divisional…

Tourism-centric Dasara this time, moots CM Kumaraswamy
News

Tourism-centric Dasara this time, moots CM Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru: The State Government has decided to celebrate Dasara festival in October on a grand scale in such a way that the festivities will be an opportunity to showcase tourism and attract maximum number of visitors to Mysuru, Kodagu, Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Chikkamagalur. Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) has promised to release the funds needed….

Dasara Poets Meet concludes with ‘Vikhyata Kavigoshti’
News

Dasara Poets Meet concludes with ‘Vikhyata Kavigoshti’

Mysuru: ‘Vikhyata Kavigoshti’ marked the concluding day of the 4-day Dasara Kavigoshti organised by the Dasara Kavigoshti Sub-Committee at Jaganmohan Palace here yesterday. Kannada University, Hampi, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mallika Ghanti inaugurated the event by reciting a poem titled ‘Appa-Avva!’ Kannada Development Authority (KDA) Chairman Dr. S.G. Siddharamaiah presided. Renowned lyricist Jayant Kaikini was present. About…

Enjoy special Dasara package at GRS Fantasy Park
News

Enjoy special Dasara package at GRS Fantasy Park

Mysuru: GRS Fantasy Park has become a must-visit destination for travellers who come to Mysuru city. The park is known for its lush greenery and its path-breaking water rides offering an exciting and happy destination for the entire family. Located very close to Mysuru city off KRS Road, GRS Fantasy Park is very accessible via…

Dasara Air Show to thrill spectators on Sept. 29
Dasara 2017, News

Dasara Air Show to thrill spectators on Sept. 29

Mysuru: Mysureans and also tourists will get a chance to enjoy colourful metal birds fly in the skies in city on Sept. 29. The Defence Ministry has given a go ahead for Air Show. CM Siddharamaiah has tweeted on the Air Show. The show is expected to thrill the spectators and introduce them to the…

Not many takers for Dasara Aahara Mela at MUDA Grounds
Dasara 2017, News

Not many takers for Dasara Aahara Mela at MUDA Grounds

Mysuru: If the Dasara Aahara Mela organised at the Scouts and Grounds behind the Deputy Commissioner’s Office is attracting people from far and wide, the second venue of the Mela at MUDA Grounds near Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel is virtually deserted. Vendors who have set up shops there have complained that they are not getting…

1 2 3 5
Trending Posts
ABOUT

Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.