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City braces up for September Dasara
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City braces up for September Dasara

July 30, 2017

Mysuru: With 54 days remaining for the Dasara Navaratri to commence, the city is getting spruced up for the annual grand affair. This year’s Dasara will be a perfect blend of simplicity and grandeur and will be celebrated from September 21 to 30 and the State Government has promised to release Rs. 13.5 crore for…

Safari-like SUVs to take tourists around city this Dasara
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Safari-like SUVs to take tourists around city this Dasara

July 30, 2017

Mysuru: To give a safari-like feeling to Dasara tourists, the Tourism Department is planning to introduce open Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to take tourists for sight-seeing of heritage sites. This facility will be an added attraction this Dasara (Sept. 21-30). The vehicles will be customised like the ones used in jungle safaris and over five…

OPEN-TOP BUSES
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OPEN-TOP BUSES

July 30, 2017

This Dasara, tourists might have an opportunity to go on a city tour in open-top double-decker buses. The Tourism Department is in talks with Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) to either offer  buses to the Department or operate such buses on their (KSRTC) own. Around four open-top double-decker buses were introduced in Bengaluru by…

Open Jeep Tourism and Souvenir Shops on cards for Dasara
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Open Jeep Tourism and Souvenir Shops on cards for Dasara

July 26, 2017

DC chairs Tourism Committee meeting Mysuru: The District Tourism Development Committee held a meeting at Deputy Commissioner’s office here yesterday in the context of Dasara which was chaired by DC D. Randeep. Discussions were held on starting ‘Open Jeep Tourism’ and also to establish a Dasara Souvenir Shop at affordable prices to attract tourists during…

Dasara will be a perfect blend of simplicity, grandeur: CM
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Dasara will be a perfect blend of simplicity, grandeur: CM

July 25, 2017

Bengaluru: The world famous Mysuru Dasara will be celebrated with much fanfare from Sept. 21 to 30 despite uncertainty of monsoon being normal in Karnataka this season, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah said yesterday. Speaking to reporters, he said though the early monsoon was tardy, it was expected to bring sufficient rain to farmers lead a normal…

List of 15 elephants finalised
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List of 15 elephants finalised

July 24, 2017

Mysuru: The Forest Department has finalised the list of 15 elephants which will be taking part in this year’s Dasara festivities. The officials had sent a list of 16 elephants to PCCF for final confirmation on July 13 among which 15 have been finalised. Arjuna of Balle Elephant Camp is all set to carry the…

Dy. Commissioner, Mayor inspect Town Hall
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Dy. Commissioner, Mayor inspect Town Hall

July 21, 2017

Mysuru: Keeping in mind the tourist inflow to city during Dasara festivities and the traffic rush, Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep and Mayor M.J. Ravikumar, inspected the stalled multi-level parking lot and the amphitheatre works in Town Hall premises here yesterday. They were accompanied by MCC Commissioner G. Jagadeesha, ZP CEO P. Shivashankar and other…

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