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District Minister captivates audience with ‘tatvapada’
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District Minister captivates audience with ‘tatvapada’

Mysuru:  State Higher Education and Mysuru District Minister G.T. Devegowda who inaugurated the night-long folk music programme at Kalamandira yesterday entertained the audience by singing ‘tatvapada’. He displayed his singing skills by singing ‘Gurumutti Guruvagi, Arivonol Arivagi’ bringing in an element of surprise among the participants.   Later he exhorted youths and people to make…

GTD inaugurates Mahatma’s Sculptures
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GTD inaugurates Mahatma’s Sculptures

Mysuru: Higher Education and District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) dedicated nine statues of Mahatma Gandhi along with other people installed at the five-acre Gandhi Bhavan in Manasagangothri to city here this morning. The dedication function of the cement sculptures on Gandhiji was jointly organised by Kannada and Culture Department, Karnataka Shilpakala Academy, Rangayana and Centre…

GTD inaugurates Kannada Rajyotsava
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GTD inaugurates Kannada Rajyotsava

Mysuru:  A colourful procession, march-past by various Police troops, voluntary blood donation, vintage car rally, display of tableaux, folk dances and other events marked the 63rd Kannada Rajyotsava celebration in city yesterday.   Higher Education and District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) inaugurated the celebrations  by offering floral tributes to the idol of Goddess Bhuvaneshwari near…

Were Varsities forced to cough up money?
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Were Varsities forced to cough up money?

Mysuru: For the first time in the history of Dasara Exhibition, the Higher Education Department mooted the idea of showcasing the strength of 19 State Universities. Though the idea was novel and a lot of preparation had gone into it by setting up an expert committee — with Vice- Chancellors of each University as members…

Thousands witness Chamundeshwari Chariot Fest
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Thousands witness Chamundeshwari Chariot Fest

Mysuru: The Chamundi Hill was a sea of humanity this morning as thousands of devotees from across the State thronged the Hill Temple for the famous Chamundeshwari Maharathotsava (Ratharohana) held annually after Vijayadashami. Mysore Royal Family Titular Head Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar launched the Rathotsava in the auspicious Vrischika Lagna between 8.10 am and 8.40…

Over 35 lakh people witness Dasara festivities
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Over 35 lakh people witness Dasara festivities

Mysuru:  Even as the world famous Mysuru Dasara festival concluded with Vijayadashami procession on Friday, it is estimated that over 35 lakh people took part in the 10-day celebrations. Speaking to SOM on the success of Dasara, District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD), who played a keyrole in ensuring success, said that Dasara passed off peacefully…

Sudha Murty’s Aqua Touch
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Sudha Murty’s Aqua Touch

Mysuru:  The city will soon have another tourist destination — Hebbal Lake. The 40-acre mammoth water body, covered with a green space, will add to the list of the tourist attractions as the State Government and Infosys have joined hands to develop the Lake.  While the Foundation has already spent crores of rupees in Lake…

Hundreds take part in Dasara Marathon
Mysore Dasara 2018, Sports

Hundreds take part in Dasara Marathon

Over a thousand enthusiastic runners took part in the Dasara Marathon-2018 conducted by the Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports (DYES) jointly with the Karnataka Olympic Association (KOA) and District Administration at the University Oval Grounds here this morning. Delayed inauguration Though the event was scheduled to begin at 6 am, it started only after…

GTD’s Marathon Moment
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GTD’s Marathon Moment

Mysuru District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD), who enthusiastically participated in the Dasara Marathon this morning, had a bad fall. Fortunately, he was not injured. Participating in the Marathon inauguration, the Minister, wearing a white shirt and a dhoti, displayed sportive spirit by running. And even fellow participants and some media persons egged on the Minister…

‘Join hands with District Administration for Dasara’
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‘Join hands with District Administration for Dasara’

Dist. Minister appeals Industries and Commercial establishments Mysuru:  District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) has appealed industries, commercial establishments and other Associations and organisations to join hands with the Government for making this year’s Dasara a resounding success. Addressing a meeting with Hotel Owners Association and various industry associations at a private hotel here yesterday,…

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