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Lights around Mysore Palace, Ring Road glow only for Dasara
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Lights around Mysore Palace, Ring Road glow only for Dasara

February 10, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: There are certain lights in Mysuru that glow only during Dasara and only after the intervention of Ministers and elected representatives. Be it the lights along the 42.1 km Ring Road or the ornamental lights around the Palace. After Dasara, the stretches are dark, becoming a nightmare for commuters and pedestrians. Every year it…

Efforts begin to secure UNESCO tag for Dasara
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Efforts begin to secure UNESCO tag for Dasara

January 6, 2022

Department of Archaeology to give another push for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Tag Mysore/Mysuru: Renewing its efforts to secure UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) Intangible Cultural Heritage Tag for the historic Dasara celebrations, the Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage, Government of Karnataka, will again take the initiative forward and study the…

Ayudha Puja sales dull
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Ayudha Puja sales dull

October 13, 2021

Final rehearsal of Jumboo Savari held Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to perform Nandi Dhwaja Puja between 4.36 pm and 4.46 pm on Oct. 15 Vijayadashami procession to commence between 5 pm and 5.30 pm Vehicular movement around Palace banned on Friday from 7 am to 6 pm Mysore/Mysuru: While the sales of vehicles, jewellery and…

KSRTC to run 1,000 extra buses for Dasara and Deepavali
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KSRTC to run 1,000 extra buses for Dasara and Deepavali

September 24, 2021

Passengers can book tickets in advance through online by logging on to KSRTC website Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will operate 1,000 additional buses to cater to Dasara and Deepavali festival rush. The Corporation will run special buses from Oct. 13 to 21 and from Oct. 29 to Nov. 7. The extra…

It is ‘Ashtarathri’ this time, not ‘Navarathri’
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It is ‘Ashtarathri’ this time, not ‘Navarathri’

September 14, 2021

Scholars attribute change due to two ‘thithis’ falling on single day Mysore/Mysuru: It is an age-old tradition to celebrate Dasara as ‘Navarathri’ or nine nights where Goddess Sri Chamundeshwari is propitiated with various ceremonial rituals without a single lapse. But this year’s celebrations will not be a ‘Navarathri’ but ‘Ashtarathri’ (eight nights) as two ‘thithis’…

Scaled-down Dasara this year too
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Scaled-down Dasara this year too

September 4, 2021

Bengaluru: Bringing curtains down on the uncertainty of the nature of Dasara this year amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the State Government on Friday said that the world famous Dasara festival (Oct.7-15), popularly known as ‘Naada Habba’, will be celebrated in a simple yet traditional manner in the wake of the pandemic. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai,…

Dasara meeting at Mysuru in August last week
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Dasara meeting at Mysuru in August last week

August 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Co-operation Minister S.T. Somashekar, who is in-charge of COVID-19 and flood relief management in Mysuru and Chamarajanagar districts, said that a Dasara meeting will be held in Mysuru in the last week of this month, during which plans for Dasara, which is most likely to be celebrated in a simple and symbolic manner this…

COVID negative test report must for jumbos
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COVID negative test report must for jumbos

August 17, 2021

Bengaluru: While the Dasara celebrations will be held in a simple manner this year too, elephants will now need COVID negative test report to participate in the celebrations. It is not just the elephants, but even Mahouts, Kavadis, Dasara Organising Committee members and officials should have a negative RT-PCR test report to participate in the…

Dasara-like Gangotsava on cards at Talakad
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Dasara-like Gangotsava on cards at Talakad

July 19, 2021

Heritage Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel to remain with Jungle Lodges Madikeri/Mysuru: A grand Dasara-like Gangotsava at Talakad, a ‘hi-tech haat’ at Dasara Exhibition Grounds in Mysuru, adventure water sports at Harangi in Kodagu are among immediate plans of Tourism Minister C.P. Yogeeshwar for Mysuru and Kodagu.  The Minister was on a private visit to Kodagu…

Tusker on truck brings back Gajapayana memories
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Tusker on truck brings back Gajapayana memories

July 3, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Three months to go for the annual Dasara celebrations in Mysuru and at a time that there are indications that this year too Dasara would be scaled down thanks to the threat of COVID third wave, the appearance of an elephant on top of a truck in the heart of Mysuru city last evening…

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