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Dasara begins tomorrow
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Dasara begins tomorrow

September 28, 2019

Novelist Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa to inaugurate 10-day festivities atop Chamundi Hill between 9.39 am and 10.25 am Mysuru:  The Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill is all set for the inauguration of 10-day Dasara festivities tomorrow (Sept.29). Celebrated littérateur and Saraswathi Samman awardee Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa will inaugurate the ‘Naada Habba’ by offering prayers and showering…

The Constant Gardener
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The Constant Gardener

September 26, 2019

Today’s fervent green thumb is not your mom, wife or sister but men in their 20s and 30s and even elders who are growing their own flowers, ornamental plants and veggies. The ancient art of gardening is now being embraced by a new demographic. For decades, the typical gardener has been woman, while guys who…

Royal Chandeliers get their sheen back for Dasara
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Royal Chandeliers get their sheen back for Dasara

September 26, 2019

By N. Niranjan Nikam The Mysore Palace Board, in-charge of maintaining the Palace, gets to work to prepare for Dasara months in advance. Over 150 chandeliers are cleaned and burnt bulbs inside them are replaced – a delicate work that needs a lot of careful planning. “Chandeliers including big ones, domes, and pearl chandeliers, white,…

Mysuru Dasara-2019: Suggestions
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Mysuru Dasara-2019: Suggestions

September 22, 2019

A service that every Mysurean should extend By Ashvini Ranjan  Brace yourself, Dasara is here!  Probably two million visitors will visit the city and on a conservative estimate, a lakh of motor vehicles will enter the city. It is anybody’s guess that the city will choke and the Traffic Police will be at their wits…

Dasara: KSRTC announces special tour packages
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Dasara: KSRTC announces special tour packages

September 20, 2019

Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has announced special packages for Mysuru Dasara festival from Sept. 29 to Oct. 13.  For advance booking tourists may log on to www.ksrtc.in or visit ticket counters at Sub-Urban Bus Stand, Mysuru.  The packages are as follows: Giridarshini Bandipur, Gopalaswamy Hills, B.R. Hills, Nanjangud and Chamundi Hill….

Entry tax waiver likely for other State vehicles
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Entry tax waiver likely for other State vehicles

September 18, 2019

Somanna interacts with journalists, stresses on setting up of Dasara Authority Mysuru: With a view to encourage tourism in Mysuru during Dasara, the State Government is likely to exempt tax payable in the State for vehicles registered outside Karnataka. The exemption is likely to be granted under the Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1957 for vehicles…

Made to order: 18,000 bulbs to illuminate Mysore Palace this Dasara
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Made to order: 18,000 bulbs to illuminate Mysore Palace this Dasara

September 15, 2019

Mysuru:  About 18,000 specially-ordered incandescent bulbs will be replacing the defunct bulbs at the Mysore Palace. The orders have been placed with manufacturers in Delhi and Hyderabad and these bulbs made especially for the illumination during this Dasara has threads in them. “Every year we order for 20,000 bulbs during Dasara so that we can…

KSRTC to provide 150 additional buses during Dasara
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KSRTC to provide 150 additional buses during Dasara

September 11, 2019

Mysuru:  The KSRTC Mysore Rural Division has made arrangements to provide 150 additional buses for the Dasara festival. Speaking to Star of Mysore in this regard KSRTC Divisional Controller (Rural) Ashok Kumar said that from Oct.4 to 15 additional buses will be provided. 75 buses from Mysuru Rural Division, 30 each from Mandya and Chamarajanagar…

Dasara: District Minister holds meeting with Congress, JD(S) leaders
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Dasara: District Minister holds meeting with Congress, JD(S) leaders

September 7, 2019

Mysuru:  In a bid to make Dasara more inclusive with the participation of Opposition leaders, District Minister V. Somanna held a meeting with Congress and JD(S) leaders at Jaladarshini Guest House here yesterday. Speaking at the meeting, Somanna said that he is heading Dasara preparations for the first time as District in-Charge Minister and appealed…

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