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It’s drill time for Dasara cannon firing
Dasara 2017, Photo News

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…

City entrepreneur upgrades Mysore Palace Board website
Dasara 2017, Feature Articles

City entrepreneur upgrades Mysore Palace Board website

By S. Kenneth Shishir The upgraded version of the Mysore Palace Board website (www.mysorepalace.gov.in), which is fully responsive, user-friendly and content-protective with e-ticketing system and world class design, is all set to be launched tomorrow. The website has been upgraded by Naveen Kavirathna of Future Design Technologies, Mysuru, who has also developed the online ticketing…

Long Weekend Holiday
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Long Weekend Holiday

Mysuru: India is a country of festivals and holidays. If the holidays fall at the end of the week, then everyone plans on long weekend holidays. Luckily, August has two long weekends and Mysuru being a tourist city, there is a rush of visitors that began two days ago. It was second Saturday (a holiday on…

New entry gates to Palace to be operational from Aug. 17
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New entry gates to Palace to be operational from Aug. 17

Mysuru: In a tourist-friendly initiative, the District Administration and the Mysore Palace Board has decided to set up two more gates to facilitate the entry of tourists. Till now, all tourists had to enter the Palace through Varaha Gate after buying tickets at the counter there. The new gates that will be opened for tourist…

Gajapayana on Aug. 12: Entry to Mysore Palace on Aug. 17
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Gajapayana on Aug. 12: Entry to Mysore Palace on Aug. 17

Mysuru: Gajapayana, the traditional march of elephants from jungle camps to Mysore Palace for the annual Dasara festival, will be held on Aug. 12 at Nagapura camp near Hunsur. Earlier, the district administration had planned Gajapayana on Aug. 14. District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa will flag off the march. The first batch of eight Dasara…

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