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Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps
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Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps

September 23, 2018

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC I had resigned myself to witness the repetition of the same old Dasara procession this year too as the State Government had appointed the same old Committees and the same themes were being discussed with some cosmetic changes. But surprise, surprise, our Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has sprung…

Hinkal Flyover to open before Dasara
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Hinkal Flyover to open before Dasara

September 7, 2018

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
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Over Tourism Killing Kodagu

September 6, 2018

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
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Rs.34 lakh insurance for 12 Dasara jumbos

September 1, 2018

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
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Tourism-centric Dasara this time, moots CM Kumaraswamy

July 12, 2018

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’
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Dasara Poets Meet concludes with ‘Vikhyata Kavigoshti’

September 28, 2017

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
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Enjoy special Dasara package at GRS Fantasy Park

September 28, 2017

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
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Dasara Air Show to thrill spectators on Sept. 29

September 27, 2017

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…

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