Tag: Mysore Dasara

Hoodlum menace takes sheen off Dasara Law and Order
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Hoodlum menace takes sheen off Dasara Law and Order

October 10, 2019

Over 56 cases of mobile thefts, pick-pocketing booked Mysuru: Has Mysuru become a place for hooliganism and a place for illegal activities especially when there is a major event like Dasara? This question is bothering citizens who are a witness to such activities even in the Central Business District and other adjoining areas where there…

A reporter’s Dasara Diary
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A reporter’s Dasara Diary

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Though Jumboo Savari and Torchlight Parade, the finale combo of Dasara festival, apparently went on peacefully without a glitch, it was not without a couple of sidelights indicating inconvenience to people. Here are a few incidents that captured the attention of Star of Mysore reporters and photographer. Crashing through barricades With crowd becoming unmanageable,…

Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza
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Karnataka’s ethnicities highlighted in Folk Extravaganza

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Jumboo Savari is not only about caparisoned elephants taking part in the procession but it is also an opportunity for the State Government to highlight vibrant Karnataka which is blend of different ethnicities and culture. Folk artistes from various parts of the State, who had descended in Mysuru, gave a glimpse of various folk…

Tourists leave city with fond Dasara memories
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Tourists leave city with fond Dasara memories

October 9, 2019

Flower Show to conclude today Mysuru: With the 10-day Dasara (Nada Habba) coming to a close yesterday tourists, who had flocked the city for the grand event, have begun to leave Mysuru carrying Dasara memories. The Chamundi Hill, which was flooded by tourists and devotees for Vijayadashami yesterday, wore a different look with lesser crowd…

Ayudha Puja tomorrow
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Ayudha Puja tomorrow

October 6, 2019

CM Yediyurappa to inaugurate Jumboo Savari on Oct.8 City teeming with tourists, thanks to long weekend Mysuru: Ayudha Puja, also called ‘Astra Puja’ or ‘worship of weapons’ will be celebrated in city tomorrow, the ninth day of Navaratri. Vijayadashami, marking the culmination of the 10-day Dasara festival, will be celebrated the day after, on Oct.8…

10,000 Policemen to guard city
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10,000 Policemen to guard city

October 6, 2019

Mysuru:  An unprecedented 10,000 Policemen drawn from various districts will keep a close watch on Dasara events on Oct.7 and 8. This is for the first time that such a large number of Policemen and officers have been deployed for Dasara security. In the previous years, over 5,000 to 6,000 Policemen were on security duty. …

‘Jumboo Savari’ to feature 39 attractive tableaux
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‘Jumboo Savari’ to feature 39 attractive tableaux

October 6, 2019

Mysuru tableau to highlight JC Wadiyar birth centenary Mysuru:  This year, Jumboo Savari to be held on Oct. 8, will feature a total of 39 tableaux said Dasara Tableaux Sub-Committee President S. Murali.  He said that tableaux belonging to all 31 districts in the State will take part in the Dasara procession portraying their respective…

Palace Durbar Hall, a concern
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Palace Durbar Hall, a concern

October 6, 2019

By Gouri Satya, Sr.Journalist Mysore Palace is one of the most elegant buildings about which every Mysurean, nay, Indian should take pride. The fact that it has been drawing footfalls exceeding those visiting the world-famous Taj Mahal in Agra shows what a grand structure the Mysore Palace is. But the century-old structure is raising concern…

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