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Tent Tourism
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Tent Tourism

Hundreds of illuminated tents to be pitched in front of Lalitha Mahal Palace this Dasara, says Tourism Minister Mysuru: The Heritage City of Mysuru will soon be counted among the most sought-after places for ‘Tent Tourism’ in India as the State Government has plans to develop such tourism in Mysuru in front of the iconic…

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More on Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel

After reading the article by N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC, on the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel run by ITDC, now being handed over to the State Government which in turn has given it to the State-owned Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd., which in turn is likely to call a global tender to take over…

Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel and an old memory…
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Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel and an old memory…

The impact and purpose of a poem or a writing on a subject like obituary or the closure of an institution that has served the people for many years, leaving a legacy of its own, can never be underestimated. Writing on such subjects is not easy and only a versatile writer can bring out the…

Au revoir, time to say goodbye to an era -2
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Au revoir, time to say goodbye to an era -2

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC [Continued from yesterday] The fame of Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel started spreading so much that it became a matter of prestige to get a posting at this hotel! Ultimately in the nineties, I was brought back to this hotel as  General Manager, a matter of great pride for…

Au revoir, time to say goodbye to an era -1
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Au revoir, time to say goodbye to an era -1

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Forty-five-long years. After four-and-a-half decades of service, ITDC would be finally saying goodbye to this great heritage city of Mysuru. As I sat down in the restaurant, savouring my last meal in this great heritage hotel, old memories started passing around — some good, some bad.  I thought…

Vanishing Bathtubs
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Vanishing Bathtubs

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC The bathtub is in the news all over the electronic and print media for wrong reasons. But it is also true that death in a bathtub is not uncommon. If one recollects, actress Sridevi must have made millions posing in a bathtub for Lux advertisement and ironically met…

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