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First birthday of Aadyaveer celebrated at Palace
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First birthday of Aadyaveer celebrated at Palace

Mysuru:  It was a joyful occasion at the Mysore Palace premises here yesterday with the celebration of the first year birthday of Aadyaveer Narasimharaja Wadiyar, the son of Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and Trishika Kumari Wadiyar. Elderly women performed ‘Aarati’ to Aadyaveer in the presence of Yaduveer, Trishika and Pramoda Devi Wadiyar. Yaduveer on his…

Mysore Palace entrance gates get new Metal Detectors
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Mysore Palace entrance gates get new Metal Detectors

Mysuru: As part of upgradation of security at Mysore Palace, new metal detectors have been installed at all the entrance gates of the Palace. The new metal detectors are installed after replacing the old ones. The new detectors called ‘Multi-Zone Door Frame Metal Detector’ has the latest security features.    While the old detectors could…

Vijay Prakash entertains gathering at Mysore Palace
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Vijay Prakash entertains gathering at Mysore Palace

Mysuru: The cultural programme, as part of the Mysuru Winter Festival at Palace premises here last evening, featured a music programme presented by singers Vijay Prakash and Archana Udupa. Vijay Prakash commenced the programme rendering devotional songs on Lord Ganesha and Goddess Chamundeshwari. His ‘Bombe Heluthaithe…’ from the Kannada movie Raajakumara received a thunderous applause…

A musical touch to Winter Festival…
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A musical touch to Winter Festival…

Mysuru: As part of the ongoing Winter Festival, a music programme was held at the Palace premises here last evening where singer Ajay Warrier and troupe enthralled the gathering with popular Kannada film hits. The Flower Show at the Palace premises embellished the ambience. As a tribute to actor late Dr. Vishnuvardhan, Ajay rendered the…

Flower Durbar at Mysore Palace
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Flower Durbar at Mysore Palace

Floral replicas of various models beckon visitors; Show open till Dec.31 Mysuru:  Like the Khas Durbar by the Royal family during Navaratri, it’s Floral Durbar by the District Administration during Winter in the backdrop of the illuminated Mysore Palace. Floral  replicas of Lalitha Mahal Palace, Vintage car, Yakshagana, Gajapade (Dasara elephants), Vajramushti Kalaga, Jumbo performing…

Fourth Annual Flower Show at Mysore Palace from Dec. 22 to 31
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Fourth Annual Flower Show at Mysore Palace from Dec. 22 to 31

Mysuru: The  Fourth Annual Flower Show organised by the Mysore Palace Board near Varahaswamy Temple inside the Palace will be held from Dec. 22 to Dec. 31. District Minister G.T. Devegowda will inaugurate the flower show on Dec. 22 at 5 pm. Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, Mayor Pushpalatha  Jagannath, MP Pratap Simha and others will…

Royal cows give birth
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Royal cows give birth

As a sign of good omen to the royal family, two cows in the cow shed of Mysore Palace gave birth to two calves on Vijayadashami day. The birth is considered auspicious because one of the cows is the Pattada Hasu which has given birth. According to the priests in the Mysore Palace, these cows…

Suspended Vijayadashami held at Mysore Palace
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Suspended Vijayadashami held at Mysore Palace

Mysuru: This is the first time in over 400- year history of Wadiyar dynasty that Vijayadashami was celebrated three days after the ten-day Dasara celebrations ended. The unexpected circumstances arose following the death of two royal family members on Vijayadashami Day (Oct.19). Even as the news of the passing away of Puttarathnammanni (98), mother of…

Royal bout…
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Royal bout…

Even as the rituals of Uttara puja ended, the Vajramushti Kalaga, which heralds the Dasara procession, began in the Savar Thotti. Two pairs of Jattis — Mysuru’s Manjunath Jetti – Channapatna’s Vidyadara Jetti and Bengaluru’s Raghavendra Jetti – Chamarajanagar’s Purushotham Jetti — vied with one another. The fight, however, lasted for less than two minutes…

Royal grandeur that Welcomes…
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Royal grandeur that Welcomes…

As the Royal City was beaming in all its splendour during Dasara celebrations, the centre of attraction, the Amba Vilas Palace, witnessed increased footfall. Yesterday being Sunday and the last holiday of the long weekend that started from Ayudha Puja Day on Oct.18, people thronged tourist spots in and around the city. Picture shows the…

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