Tag: Heritage

Heritage Dodda Gadiyara facelift process begins
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Heritage Dodda Gadiyara facelift process begins

June 15, 2020

Conservation experts collect masonry material, lime mortar used to build Silver Jubilee Clock Tower  Samples to be sent to Regional Conservation Laboratory in Mysuru and Pune Lab for tests  Mysore/Mysuru: The process to conserve and repair Dodda Gadiyara or Silver Jubilee Clock Tower built in 1927 near Rangacharlu Town Hall in city has begun with…

Heritage monument mapping begins in Varuna
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Heritage monument mapping begins in Varuna

December 8, 2019

Mysuru: The Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage has embarked on a survey to map and document nearly 25,000 historical structures in Karnataka to update the list of protected monuments. As of now, the list has only 844 structures with many historically important monuments missing out.  The exercise will cover Temples, forts, Dargahs, Mosques, palaces,…

Destruction of Chamundi Hill Heritage: Hanging Environment and  Heritage with a Rope(way)
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Destruction of Chamundi Hill Heritage: Hanging Environment and Heritage with a Rope(way)

November 6, 2019

By Maj. Gen. S.G. Vombatkere Mysuru District in-Charge Minister V. Somanna has proposed construction of a Ropeway at Chamundi Hill. This proposal has already been made three times (2005, 2012, 2015) and dropped because of reasoned objections of the people of Mysuru, with public demonstrations, signature campaigns and letters to Chief Minister (CM) and other…

Stairs of Yore
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Stairs of Yore

September 7, 2019

By M.B. Pavan Murthy A perfect stair case can transform a space, add value and be a real wow-factor for a building. A set of bespoke wooden stairs is a fantastic option, adding a touch of freshness, functionality and natural beauty. The freshness of a wooden finish is a trend that will never fall out…

‘Heritage’ photo expo
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‘Heritage’ photo expo

May 25, 2017

Mysuru: City’s amateur photo-journalist V.G. Sridhar will be organising a three-day photo exhibition ‘Heritage’ which is dedicated to old structures of Mysuru. The exhibition will have rare photographs of old building which have been demolished to make way for new ones. The event aims to educate the present generation about old buildings that existed and…

Heritage: Crying wolf
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Heritage: Crying wolf

April 22, 2017

Mysureans are occasionally aroused about the various ingredients of the city and their heritage. While buildings with recorded times of their construction dating back to hundred years or more have been hogging media space on a scale not witnessed until just a few years ago, the residents of the city are also reminded of heritage…

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