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Royal domes to shine bright…
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Royal domes to shine bright…

Palace electricians are seen replacing old and fused bulbs of the magnificent domes of the Mysore Palace this morning ahead of Navaratri celebrations from Sept. 21. Every year, about 50,000 bulbs are replaced with new ones. The Palace is fitted with more than 98,000 plus bulbs. The illuminated Palace is one of the main attractions…

Second batch of Dasara Elephants arrive
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Second batch of Dasara Elephants arrive

Mysuru: The second batch of Dasara elephants, including debutants Bheema, Krishna and Drona, reached Mysore Palace yesterday to take part in the Jumboo Savari scheduled for Sept. 30. The elephants that arrived from the jungle camps were accorded a simple but traditional welcome by a team of officials led by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep who…

Dasara Special Officer D. Randeep inspects entry gates at Palace
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Dasara Special Officer D. Randeep inspects entry gates at Palace

Mysuru: A special podium will be erected at the Mysore Palace for the first time for the convenience of the journalists to cover the Dasara Procession. Dasara Special Officer and Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep responded to the request of the photographers and videographers to install a special podium for an unhindered view of the inauguration…

Dasara elephants under 24×7 CCTV surveillance
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Dasara elephants under 24×7 CCTV surveillance

Mysuru: Mischief-mongers beware! You cannot mess up with Dasara elephants housed at the Mysore Palace as CCTV cameras have been installed at the place where elephants are tied and a control room has been set up to monitor the visuals 24×7. Following complaints from the mahouts and other elephant caretakers that some people venture very…

It’s drill time for Dasara cannon firing
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It’s drill time for Dasara cannon firing

A team of Police personnel from the City Armed Reserve (CAR), with the backing of a team of forest personnel, have begun dry practice of cannon firing. The practice began yesterday at the Mysore Palace campus with the Policemen taking out the cannons and began the cleaning and oiling process. Cannons were paraded and the…

Pranams to Pachyderms at Palace…
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Pranams to Pachyderms at Palace…

The District Administration, led by Legislator M.K. Somashekar, Mayor M.J. Ravikumar, Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, offered puja to the Dasara elephants yesterday as part of the Ganesha festival. Priest S.V. Prahalad Rao did the ‘Shodashopachara Puja’ to the elephants in front of the Ganapathy Temple at the Balarama-Jayarama Gates, the eastern entrance to the Mysore…

Tent School, Library for Mahouts, Kavadis’ children inaugurated
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Tent School, Library for Mahouts, Kavadis’ children inaugurated

Mysuru: Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait inaugurated the Tent School and Library opened for the children of mahouts and kavadis at the Palace premises here yesterday. Later, speaking, he said that the Mahouts and Kavadis, who have accompanied the Dasara elephants are going to camp for 45 days in the Palace. Even their…

Dasara jumbos on a weight-and-watch mission
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Dasara jumbos on a weight-and-watch mission

Mysuru: The first batch of eight Dasara elephants, which arrived in Mysuru on Aug. 12 and were welcomed into Mysore Palace yesterday, underwent weight checking this morning as they would undergo rigorous training for Jumboo Savari from tomorrow. The elephants were brought from the Mysore Palace to Sri Sairam and Co., Electronic Weighing Centre on…

Dasara JUMBOS Reach Palace
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Dasara JUMBOS Reach Palace

Mysuru: The first batch of eight Dasara elephants were accorded a warm welcome at the iconic Mysore Palace this noon. A shower of flower petals from the balconies of the Palace, traditional music, Police Band performance and a large number of tourists marked the occasion. The eight elephants that were stationed at Aloka Palace were…

City Palace ticketing goes hi-tech
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City Palace ticketing goes hi-tech

Mysuru: District in-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa has said that the entry to the Mysore Palace has been made easy for the tourists across the world with the introduction of  hi-tech ticketing system and opening of extra ticket counters. He was addressing the media after inaugurating the ticket counters at Amba Vilas Gate opposite the…

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