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Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down
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Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down

March 15, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore:  As a precautionary measure to contain the COVID-19  spread, the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has ordered shut down of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and Karanji Lake Nature Park in city for nine days from today (Mar.15) till Mar.23. The ZAK Has also ordered closure of Bannerghatta National Park at Bengaluru and…

Corona scare: Mysore Palace sees decline in visitors
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Corona scare: Mysore Palace sees decline in visitors

March 13, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The major outbreak of Coronavirus across the world is having its effect in the nation too.  In the State, Mysuru, dubbed as the ‘Tourist City’, has not witnessed a large number of tourists this summer, thanks to the corona scare. The Mysore Palace, which in last year by this time (12 days in March),…

Coronavirus scare hits city tourism
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Coronavirus scare hits city tourism

March 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: March-April is a peak time for Indians and foreigners to make travel plans. It is Spring in the northern hemisphere with a pleasant weather in many countries. In a few days, exams will also be over and schools will break for holidays. For the travel and tourism industry, the coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak couldn’t…

Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday celebrated in city
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Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday celebrated in city

March 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Nursing Teachers and Nurses Association, Karnataka State Government Nurses Association (District Unit) and The Trained Nurses Association of India, had jointly organised a function in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at the North Gate of Mysore Palace to celebrate the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, the Founder of Modern Nursing. Speaking after…

Saptapadi: Publicity vehicle launched
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Saptapadi: Publicity vehicle launched

February 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With two months to go for the Government’s ambitious ‘Saptapadi’ mass marriage programme (Apr. 26), Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) B.R. Poornima launched the publicity vehicle in front of Trineshwara Swamy Temple in Mysore Palace premises here on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, she said that the mass-marriage programme will take place atop Chamundi Hill…

Mahashivaratri celebrations
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Mahashivaratri celebrations

February 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mahashivaratri festival was celebrated with traditional zeal and fervour in the city yesterday. Devotees made a beeline to many Shiva temples across the city, right from early morning. Some devotees also observed fast and kept night vigil, in keeping with the traditional practice. Braving the scorching sun, devotees queued up for darshan at Trinayaneshwara…

Night of Shiva tomorrow
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Night of Shiva tomorrow

February 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Tomorrow, Feb.21, being Mahashivaratri, the Night of Shiva, various temples across the city have made arrangements for devotees to have hassle-free darshan. Also, the Bilva Patra (mentioned in ‘Shiva Purana’ as one of the six divine articles that are used to worship Lord Shiva) and flower vendors were making good business today. Golden Mask…

Karikallu Thotti renovation to be completed in three months: Pramoda Devi
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Karikallu Thotti renovation to be completed in three months: Pramoda Devi

February 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The HH Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar (SDNR) Foundation has taken up renovation of Karikallu Thotti in Mysore Palace and the works will be completed in three months, said President of the Foundation Pramoda Devi Wadiyar. Addressing a press conference at Palace premises here this morning, she said “As the structure is very old, the renovation…

Illustrations from the Kitchen
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Illustrations from the Kitchen

February 16, 2020

Here is the story of a small girl who was amazed by the beautiful and inspiring Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings displayed at Mysore Palace. As she grows up and gets busy with life like everyone else, she never forgets her dream of becoming an artist. So much so that a small part of her kitchen…

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