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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
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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,…

Enjoy Water Sports ROUND-THE-YEAR at Varuna Lake
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Enjoy Water Sports ROUND-THE-YEAR at Varuna Lake

Mysuru: The Dasara water sports, one of the major attractions of Dasara festivities, was inaugurated by Higher Education Minister G.T. Devegowda and Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh at Varuna Lake on T. Narasipur Road here yesterday. S.R. Mahesh, who spoke on the occasion, said henceforth water sports will be a permanent feature in Varuna Lake and…

District Minister interacts with PSI probationers
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District Minister interacts with PSI probationers

Mysuru: Taking time off from his hectic schedule, District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) interacted with PSI probationers, who are undergoing training at Karnataka Police Academy (KPA) in city this morning. During the interaction, GTD is said to have told that it was a welcome sign that more and more number of highly qualified and technical…

Minister promises to boost Tourism in State
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Minister promises to boost Tourism in State

Mysuru: Tourism and Sericulture Minister S.R. Mahesh assured to make all possible efforts to develop the State as second best tourist hub of the country as the State has been ranked seventh in attracting the tourists. He was speaking after inaugurating Travel log’18, a two-day National Seminar on ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation,’ organised by…

Dasara Water Sports inaugurated at Varuna Lake
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Dasara Water Sports inaugurated at Varuna Lake

Water sports, one of the major attractions of Dasara festivities, was inaugurated by District Minister G.T. Devegowda and Tourism Minister S.R.Mahesh at Varuna Lake on T. Narasipur Road in city this morning. Picture shows the dignitaries enjoying a boat ride after the inauguration along with local MLA Dr. Yathindra Siddaramaiah, Dasara Special Officer and Deputy…

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