Tag: MLA S.R. Mahesh

Enjoy Water Sports ROUND-THE-YEAR at Varuna Lake
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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…

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
Mysore Dasara 2018, Photo News

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…

Promoting Karnataka Tourism in London
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Promoting Karnataka Tourism in London

Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh holding a meeting with Global Tourism Promoters during his visit to London recently to promote Karnataka tourism in global markets like New York, Dallas, San Francisco, Toronto, London and Paris. State Tourism Director, Managing Director of Jungle Lodges and Resorts, KSTDC Managing Director and other officials attended the meeting. The Minister…

Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps
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Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC I had resigned myself to witness the repetition of the same old Dasara procession this year too as the State Government had appointed the same old Committees and the same themes were being discussed with some cosmetic changes. But surprise, surprise, our Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has sprung…

Ego & Political Blindness
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Ego & Political Blindness

Our Defence Minister visited Kodagu district to take stock of the situation and see how the Defence personnel were performing. Unfortunately, her visit became more about her ego than about Kodagu disaster. By now we all know about Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s outburst at the press conference. But what caused this? It seems, when the…

A Trojan Horse called Botanical Garden
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A Trojan Horse called Botanical Garden

Mysore Race Course (MRC) is a very important and unique heritage institution of Mysuru city. How many cities in our country can boast of a Race Course? It would be highly myopic to perceive horse-racing purely from the point of view of betting or as a wager or a social evil. Wherever racing is practiced,…

Handover Aquarium to Mysuru Zoo: Minister S.R. Mahesh tells MCC
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Handover Aquarium to Mysuru Zoo: Minister S.R. Mahesh tells MCC

Mysuru: The Aquarium near the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, half-built by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) will be handed over to the Zoo for refurbishing and maintenance. The aquarium structure, built at a cost of Rs. 3 crore, is lying in a state of neglect now and has become a place…

MRC Stables: Minister extends deadline by three months
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MRC Stables: Minister extends deadline by three months

Mysuru: Following the deadline given to Mysore Race Course (MRC) authorities to clear all illegal structures coming to an end yesterday, Tourism and Sericulture Minister S.R. Mahesh, inspected the MRC premises this morning to know if his directives were met. During his inspection, the Minister found many illegal structures such as temporary shelters built for…

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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