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Mysuru Winter Festival to conclude tonight
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Mysuru Winter Festival to conclude tonight

January 2, 2020

Pyrotechnics, Dance-Drama and Police Band enthral Palace gathering on penultimate day Mysuru/Mysore: The penultimate day of Winter Festival at Mysore Palace premises here last evening featured a performance by Police Band and a dance-drama ‘Sri Srinivasa Kalyana Vaibhava’ by artistes of Sri Raghuleela Sangeetha Mandira. The Police Band led by senior artiste Thandavamurthy commenced with…

4 lakh flowers replaced at Winter Fest Flower Show
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4 lakh flowers replaced at Winter Fest Flower Show

December 29, 2019

Mysuru: Flower Show inside Mysore Palace premises is the main attraction this year, but most of the flowers were withering down due to hot mid-day weather.  In an effort to restore the freshness of these flowers, more than 4 lakh flowers at the venue were replaced and overhauled with new ones on Saturday. Floral replicas…

Soulful rendering by Pallavi and troupe
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Soulful rendering by Pallavi and troupe

December 29, 2019

Mysuru: Kannada playback singer and theatre personality M.D. Pallavi and troupe entertained the gathering at the Flower Show venue in Mysore Palace premises yesterday, with their soulful rendering of Kannada Bhavageete (poetry and light music). The event was organised as part of the ongoing Winter Festival in city. The singer, granddaughter of the famous theatre…

Winter Carnival inside Palace amidst floral models
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Winter Carnival inside Palace amidst floral models

December 25, 2019

The Palace Flower Show was the ‘show-stopper’ of the 10-day Winter Festival that kicked off in city yesterday. Mysuru District Minister V. Somanna and MLA G.T. Devegowda (GTD) inaugurated the Flower Show. The iconic Mysore Palace was abuzz with activity since 3 pm, hours before the Flower Show began. While local residents queued up before…

Bangalore Palace inside Mysore Palace !
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Bangalore Palace inside Mysore Palace !

December 24, 2019

A replica of Bangalore Palace with Ping Pong flowers (45x10x20 feet) has blossomed inside Mysore Palace as part of the Annual Flower Show organised by the Mysore Palace Board from today. The Flower Show, which will be inaugurated at 4.30 pm today (Dec.24), will be open for visitors till Dec.31 from 9 am to 9…

Warming up for Winter
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Warming up for Winter

December 21, 2019

Winter is here and amidst the chill weather where people are seen warming themselves up with fireplaces at every nook and corner of the city, a Winter Festival is being held to spread a feeling of warmth. The Festival will kick off from Tuesday, Dec. 24 and will end on Jan. 2. This is the…

Fake Guides and Travel Agents
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Fake Guides and Travel Agents

December 19, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Was perusing a recent report on fake tourist guides. Are you surprised? I am not. This kind of thuggery  may be a recent phenomenon in Mysuru but has been going on for years in North India.  Twenty years back, I used to be General Manager of Lodhi Hotel….

Royal balustrades continue to crumble
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Royal balustrades continue to crumble

December 17, 2019

Mysuru: Raja Marga, the so-called prestigious stretch of road in city, has always been in the news for its fragile balustrades and continues to be so. Last evening one Mahadev from Gundlupet was reportedly injured near Thathaiah Park on Raja Marga when a balustrade crumbled and fell on his feet as another person walking on…

A Royal Wedding and a Birthday
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A Royal Wedding and a Birthday

December 16, 2019

* Yaduveer Wadiyar’s sister Jayathmika Lakshmi ties knot with Yuvraj Divyraj Singh of Sailana, Madhya Pradesh * Little Aadyaveer showered with blessings on his second birthday Mysuru: Royalty always inspires and people lap up whatever is associated with royalty. Be it royal wedding or royal baby birthdays, the amount of literature about royalties and monarchies…

Fake tourist guides fleece visitors
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Fake tourist guides fleece visitors

December 10, 2019

Audio announcement at Palace warns tourists Mysuru: Fake tourist guides are running a cartel in city where tourists are misguided and taken to various private business establishments and entertainment zones for the handsome commission they offer besides fleecing them.  Out-of-State tourists or outstation visitors are dissuaded from visiting the Mysore Palace and other locations of…

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