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US Ambassador to India visits Mysore Palace
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US Ambassador to India visits Mysore Palace

November 30, 2019

US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster (second from right), who was in Mysuru on Nov.27 on a private visit, went around the Mysore Palace and the Museum the next day. The diplomat is seen with (from left) Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya, Varchas Siddalinga Raje Urs, son of Meenakshi Devi and Omdev,…

An unplugged concert by Raghu Dixit
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An unplugged concert by Raghu Dixit

October 14, 2019

Commemorates birth centenary of renowned composer of Karnatak kritis Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Mysuru: Renowned folk-rock musician Raghu Dixit, who has carved a niche both as an independent musician with his band, the Raghu Dixit Project, and as a composer in various film industries of the country, performed at the  Mysore Palace last evening, setting the stage…

Mysore Palace illumination today and on Oct.15
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Mysore Palace illumination today and on Oct.15

October 13, 2019

Raghu Dixit to perform at Palace premises this evening Mysuru: Several people who want to see the Palace illumination now are a disappointed lot as illumination has been suspended following the conclusion of Dasara festivities. Star of Mysore has been receiving calls from public expressing their disappointment. The iconic structure was not illuminated yesterday as…

Prez on Temple Visit
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Prez on Temple Visit

October 11, 2019

First Citizen Ram Nath Kovind offers prayers to Srikanteshwara in Nanjangud and Chamundeshwari in Mysuru Mysuru / Nanjangud: After a packed schedule at Mysore Palace yesterday where he inaugurated the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, President Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by his wife Savitha Kovind, visited the famed Srikanteshwara Temple in Nanjangud and…

Jumbo Spectacle
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Jumbo Spectacle

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Many worlds of one city unveiled at the Jumboo Savari last evening with caparisoned elephants in the lead, marking the culmination of the grand finale of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This is 409th Dasara that was started in the Mysuru region by Raja Wadiyar at Srirangapatna in 1610 and subsequently taken over by democratically…

Cleaning drive begins after Jamboree
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Cleaning drive begins after Jamboree

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: A day after a successful Jumboo Savari, Pourakarmikas swung into action as early as 7 am today to clear garbage and waste littered on the procession route and the roads of Raja Marga and surrounding areas.  Pourakarmikas were seen clearing fruit juice sachets, plastic, chappals, sugarcane leftovers and other waste at the Chamaraja Wadiyar…

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…

A Ride of Royalty
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A Ride of Royalty

October 6, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Dasara is that time of the year when Mysuru skies take on varied hues, streets across the city dazzle with beautiful decor, festivities galore and the excitement is palpable at every shining corner. Mysuru lives up to its sobriquet of Royal City and Dasara is the best time of the year to…

Yaduveer performs Saraswathi Puja
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Yaduveer performs Saraswathi Puja

October 5, 2019

As part of Navaratri celebrations, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar performed special pujas to Saraswathi, the Goddess of Knowledge, inside the Mysore Palace this morning. Yaduveer offered puja to books, veena, musical scriptures, copies of epics like Ramayana, Mahabharata etc., amidst chanting of vedic hymns by the Palace priests.

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