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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how slow the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has been in removing those despite the advertisement’s purpose becoming out of date.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…

When students fed hungry Policemen on Dasara Duty
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When students fed hungry Policemen on Dasara Duty

October 22, 2019

Mysuru:  This Dasara, an unprecedented 10,000 Policemen were on security duty and most of them were drawn from outside Mysuru district who were unfamiliar about the presence of hotels and eateries to satiate their hunger.  Though the Police Department had provided food and accommodation to the Policemen at various Kalyana Mantaps, Police accommodation centres and…

Hoodlum menace takes sheen off Dasara Law and Order
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Hoodlum menace takes sheen off Dasara Law and Order

October 10, 2019

Over 56 cases of mobile thefts, pick-pocketing booked Mysuru: Has Mysuru become a place for hooliganism and a place for illegal activities especially when there is a major event like Dasara? This question is bothering citizens who are a witness to such activities even in the Central Business District and other adjoining areas where there…

A Ride of Royalty
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A Ride of Royalty

October 6, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Dasara is that time of the year when Mysuru skies take on varied hues, streets across the city dazzle with beautiful decor, festivities galore and the excitement is palpable at every shining corner. Mysuru lives up to its sobriquet of Royal City and Dasara is the best time of the year to…

It’s a cake walk for Arjuna to carry Golden Howdah
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It’s a cake walk for Arjuna to carry Golden Howdah

October 4, 2019

These men prepare Gaadhi and Namdha to provide cushioning effect against 750-kg Howdah’s weight Mysuru:  Jumboo Savari, the grand finale of Dasara festival, is no doubt the prime attraction in Mysuru especially when the 750-kg Golden Howdah is carried by the mighty Arjuna. Many are unaware of the intricate preparations to be made before the…

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…

Dasara Gold Card to be launched today
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Dasara Gold Card to be launched today

October 1, 2019

Tickets and Gold Card available at www.mysoredasara.gov.in & www.bookmyshow.com Mysuru: The Dasara Committee will be launching the sale of Dasara Gold Card from today, said Deputy Commissioner and Dasara Special Officer Abhiram G. Sankar.  Addressing the presspersons at his Office here yesterday, he said that each Gold Card would cost Rs. 4,000 and would be…

Shuttler P.V. Sindhu to inaugurate Dasara Sports, Yuva Dasara today
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Shuttler P.V. Sindhu to inaugurate Dasara Sports, Yuva Dasara today

October 1, 2019

Day-1 at Yuva Dasara to feature Punjabi Pop sensation Guru Randhawa Mysuru: World Badminton Champion P.V. Sindhu will inaugurate this year’s Dasara Sports and ‘Yuva Dasara’ here this evening. The ace shuttler, who arrived in Mysuru this noon, will first visit Chamundi Vihar Stadium in Nazarbad for the inauguration of the State-level Dasara Sports at…

BSY invites Pramoda Devi for Jumboo Savari
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BSY invites Pramoda Devi for Jumboo Savari

September 30, 2019

Mysuru:  Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY) on Sunday visited Amba Vilas Palace and exchanged pleasantries with Pramoda Devi Wadiyar on the occasion of Dasara. The CM invited the Royal family members for Jumboo Savari (Dasara procession) to take place on Oct.8. Later speaking to press persons, Yediyurappa recalled the contribution of the erstwhile Mysore rulers…

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