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Make Mysuru a vibrant, new tourism destination
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Make Mysuru a vibrant, new tourism destination

October 15, 2020

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Mysuru region is dependant  on tourism as the most important economic activity. Due to the pandemic, the worst hit is the tourism  industry. All other industrial activities are slowly picking up but tourism activity to pick will at least take one or two years, even to come to…

Dasara-2020: Palace Board hands over Chamundeshwari idol to Muzrai
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Dasara-2020: Palace Board hands over Chamundeshwari idol to Muzrai

October 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The countdown began for inauguration of Dasara-2020 with traditional handing over of the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysuru Royal family, to the Department of Muzrai by Mysore Palace Board here this morning. The ‘Panchaloha’ idol, which has been in the possession of Palace Board, was handed over by T.S. Subramanya,…

Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Veterinarian gives insight of Dasara Jumbos
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Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Veterinarian gives insight of Dasara Jumbos

October 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Elephant becomes enraged if you burst crackers or honk horns, opined veterinarian Dr. D.N. Nagaraj, a who looks after Dasara elephants. Speaking on the topic ‘Dasara elephants in Palace’ at the 9th webinar of the series of webinars titled ‘Mysuru Dasara Aanegalu’ organised by Forest Department, in association with Asian Elephant Support (AES), he…

Dasara Jumbos reach Mysore Palace
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Dasara Jumbos reach Mysore Palace

October 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With just 15 days left for Dasara, which is being celebrated in a simple manner, a total of five Dasara elephants led by Golden Howdah-bearer Abhimanyu, were accorded a traditional welcome at the Mysore Palace this afternoon. District Minister S.T. Somashekar and a host of dignitaries formally welcomed the Dasara Jumbo team by showering…

Gajapayana begins
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Gajapayana begins

October 1, 2020

Five Dasara elephants accorded warm send off after traditional puja at Veeranahosahalli  Hunsur: ‘Gajapayana’ (marching of elephants) of five elephants which will take part in Dasara-2020 began at Veeranahosahalli on the outskirts of Nagarahole National Park in the taluk this morning. The otherwise fanfare affair with the presence of elected representatives and cultural troupes, this…

Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Taming captured rogue elephants in a month is our aim: Mahout Dobi
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Dasara Elephants Webinar Series: Taming captured rogue elephants in a month is our aim: Mahout Dobi

October 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: “Capturing rogue elephants which are causing problems at villages in forest borders and taming them in a month is the aim of mahouts,” said Dasara elephant Kaveri’s mahout Dobi. He was speaking at the seventh webinar of the series titled ‘Mysuru Dasara Aanegalu’ organised by Forest Department, in association with Asian Elephant Support (AES),…

‘No lavish spending on Naada Habba’
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‘No lavish spending on Naada Habba’

September 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa has instructed to celebrate this year’s Dasara festival in simple manner, said District Minister S.T. Somashekar speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function to launch a slew of developmental works at Kumbarakoppal here this morning. Shooting back at a journalist’s question for spending Rs. 15 crore on ‘simple’ Dasara, …

Flowers to enhance beauty  of illuminated Circles this Dasara
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Flowers to enhance beauty of illuminated Circles this Dasara

September 18, 2020

Mysore Palace gears up for Navarathri with flower pot arrangements and rose garden By M.T. Yogesh Kumar [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] This Dasara, colourful flowers will add additional glitter to the illuminated streets, Circles and prominent structures within the city boundaries. Though it will be a low-key Dasara as decided by the State Government…

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,…

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