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15,000 bulbs in Mysore Palace to be replaced
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15,000 bulbs in Mysore Palace to be replaced

August 23, 2019

Mysuru: Dasara is fast approaching and the iconic Mysore Palace is the focus where most of the action happens. One of the major attractions is the illumination of the Palace with one lakh bulbs glowing. However, during the year some 15,000 to 20,000 bulbs become defunct and they have to be replaced. Like every year…

Chamundi Hill, Palaces of Mysuru among top 20 tourist destinations
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Chamundi Hill, Palaces of Mysuru among top 20 tourist destinations

August 22, 2019

Bengaluru: With 20-million-odd Indian tourists travelling abroad on vacation every year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged them to visit 15 tourist destinations within the country by 2022 to give a fillip to the domestic tourism sector. He was addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 73rd Independence Day on…

‘Tourism, hotel industry will be hit by simple Dasara’
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‘Tourism, hotel industry will be hit by simple Dasara’

August 22, 2019

Mysuru: Those who depend on tourism and hotels for their daily lives will be in trouble if this year’s Dasara is celebrated in a simple manner, felt scion of the royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar. He was speaking after inaugurating a free health check up camp for the Palace employees organised jointly by Mysore…

Mysore Palace ready to receive Jumbos, Mahouts and Families
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Mysore Palace ready to receive Jumbos, Mahouts and Families

August 21, 2019

Broken tiles being replaced on pedestrian paths, royal gardens Mysuru: The 409th Dasara, popularly called Nada Habba, is fast approaching. The unique part of the festival is the presence of the gentle giants without whom the celebrations, which is a mix of the traditional and modern, will be incomplete.  Hence, the preparations are going on…

Horse dung smell nauseates visitors to Palace
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Horse dung smell nauseates visitors to Palace

July 26, 2019

Mysuru: The horses being tied in the premises outside the world famous Mysore Palace is irritating the tourists. The tourists have nothing against the splendid animals but what they are very unhappy about is the dung of horses land the stink it creates.  The horses are tied daily near the Kote Maramma Temple that lies…

Yaduveer fetes Pondy Minister
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Yaduveer fetes Pondy Minister

July 26, 2019

Scion of erstwhile Mysore Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar felicitating Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry) Electricity, Agriculture, DRDA and Sainik Welfare Minister R. Kamalakannan, who was accompanied by the great-great grandchildren of Dewan of Mysore Seshadri Iyer, during his visit to the Mysore Palace in city yesterday as Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya and others…

Royal Musical treat at Palace
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Royal Musical treat at Palace

July 19, 2019

Members of the Mysore Royal Family and invitees to the birth centenary celebrations of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, the last ruler of Mysore, were treated to some soothing music by Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI) who performed at the special concert organised at the Durbar Hall in Amba Vilas Palace here yesterday evening. The symphony orchestra,…

Palace celebrates Birth Centenary of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar
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Palace celebrates Birth Centenary of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar

July 18, 2019

Mysore Varsity to name new ‘Centre for Higher Studies’ at the foot of Chamundi Hill after Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery thrown open for visitors Mysuru: The magnificent Durbar Hall of the Mysore Palace that witnesses Private Durbar during annual Dasara played host to another important event this morning — Birth Centenary celebrations of the…

Mysore Palace elephant mahout falls to death
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Mysore Palace elephant mahout falls to death

July 9, 2019

Mysuru: A mahout of Mysore Palace elephant Ruby died after he fell from the elephant yesterday.  He was taking the elephant on a walk. The deceased has been identified as 38-year-old Kalappa and he was admitted to K.R. Hospital as he had sustained severe injuries.  Kalappa is a native of Hosahalli village in H.D. Kote…

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