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Luxury tents planned at Lalitha Mahal
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Luxury tents planned at Lalitha Mahal

July 9, 2022

Jaipur Palace model to revive fortunes of loss-making Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel Royal tents to come up at 54-acre land without harming the heritage structure Bengaluru/Mysuru: The ambitious project to install luxury tents with star hotel facilities at the 54-acre open land available on Lalitha Mahal Hotel campus, which was floated by JD(S) MLA S.R….

‘Tent tourism is attractive, cheaper’
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‘Tent tourism is attractive, cheaper’

July 9, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Reacting to the State Government’s proposal to revive the tent tourism project, former Tourism Minister and current K.R. Nagar MLA S.R. Mahesh told Star of Mysore that he fully endorsed the project. “I had been to Europe and London on personal visits and I saw the tent houses there and I discussed the same…

Taj again & again, but when ?
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Taj again & again, but when ?

June 18, 2022

It has been reported that Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel will be taken over by the famed Taj Hotels, run by the TATA group. But will it? Lalitha Mahal Palace turning into Taj Hotel story has been played numerous times, for 22 years! It began in 2000 when late Union Minister Arun Jaitley, then the Disinvestment…

Noisy film shoot leads to sleepless night
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Noisy film shoot leads to sleepless night

February 14, 2022

Police Control Room, Garuda teams of no help, allege residents Mysore/Mysuru: People of residential areas around the iconic Lalitha Mahal Palace in the city were in for a sleepless night from 10 pm on Saturday till 6 am on Sunday as the hotel premises was abuzz with sounds made by a film shooting crew that…

His deft hands shaping Nalwadi’s five-feet bust
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His deft hands shaping Nalwadi’s five-feet bust

February 4, 2022

Single black schist from H.D. Kote used for carving The bust will be installed at Lalitha Mahal Palace to mark its Centenary Mysore/Mysuru: The iconic Lalitha Mahal Palace, one of the city’s most famous landmarks at the foothills of Chamundi, turned 100 last year. Commissioned by Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar to treat his guests, he laid…

Tree cutting for Heli-Tourism project: Public hearing postponed
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Tree cutting for Heli-Tourism project: Public hearing postponed

April 22, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The public hearing to seek objections to felling of trees in front of Lalitha Mahal Palace for the Heli-Tourism project has been postponed. The hearing was slated to be held on Apr. 23 (tomorrow) at the Forest Department Office — Aranya Bhavan — in city at 11 am.  A press release from Deputy Conservator…

Activists stage demonstration against felling of trees for Heli-Tourism
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Activists stage demonstration against felling of trees for Heli-Tourism

April 18, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly opposing the Tourism Department’s plans to fell trees for building Heli-Terminal near Lalitha Mahal Palace as part of Heli-Tourism project, over 50 activists under the banner of Parisara Balaga staged a demonstration in front of Lalitha Mahal grounds this morning in protest against the felling of trees. Holding placards that carried messages on…

Three companies evince keen interest in Heli Tourism Project
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Three companies evince keen interest in Heli Tourism Project

April 10, 2021

Bengaluru: Growing opposition to Heliport and chopper docking station near Lalitha Mahal Palace that is a butterfly zone notwithstanding, three aviation companies have evinced keen interest in Karnataka’s Heli Tourism Project initiated by Minister for Tourism, Ecology and Environment C.P. Yogeeshwar.  The companies that have expressed interest in Yogeeshwar’s pet project are BLADE India, a…

Chopping trees for Choppers
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Chopping trees for Choppers

April 10, 2021

Is Mysuru a tourist city? Yes. Is tourism crucial to our city’s economy? Absolutely. So do we need Heli-Tourism to enhance it?  Why not? But… While tourist attractions are needed they cannot be and should not be developed at the cost of nature, especially when nature itself can be a tourist attraction.  Our Tourism Minister,…

‘City needs Green Tourism, not a helipad at scenic Lalitha Mahal’
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‘City needs Green Tourism, not a helipad at scenic Lalitha Mahal’

April 4, 2021

Green activists write to Tourism Minister against  Heliport facility from a butterfly-dominated area Mysore/Mysuru: Three prominent social activists in city have appealed to the State Government to shelve its proposed construction of a helipad next to Lalitha Mahal Palace or on its surroundings in a bid to promote ‘Heli Tourism’ in Mysuru. In a letter…

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