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Three-day Ugadi Sangeethotsava stages  a come back at Palace premises
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Three-day Ugadi Sangeethotsava stages  a come back at Palace premises

April 30, 2017

Mysuru: For unavoidable circumstances ‘Ugadi Sangeethotsava,’ organised by Palace Board, which was put on hold for the last three years, got a revival yesterday. The three-day festival was inaugurated by Mayor M.J. Ravikumar last evening at Palace premises here. Singer Dr. Ajay Warrior and troupe rendered hits of old Kannada movies. Singer Shashikala Sunil commenced…

Three-day Ugadi Sangeetotsava at Mysore Palace from Apr. 29
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Three-day Ugadi Sangeetotsava at Mysore Palace from Apr. 29

April 28, 2017

Mysuru: With the long weekend approaching and the footfall to various tourist locations in and around   Mysuru expected to increase, the Mysore Palace Board is all set to treat the visitors with cultural programmes under Ugadi Sangeetotsava at its premises from Apr. 29 to May 1. The Mysuru Police Band will perform on Apr. 29…

Sri Shwetavaraha Swamy Brahmotsava from Apr. 15
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Sri Shwetavaraha Swamy Brahmotsava from Apr. 15

April 14, 2017

Mysuru – Sri Shwetavaraha Swamy Brahmotsava will be held at Sri Shewtavaraha Swamy temple in Mysore Palace premises from Apr. 15 to 26. Programmes Apr. 15 (night) Mrutikka Sangrahana, Ankurarpane; Apr. 16 (evening) Adhivasara, Rakshabandhana, Kalyanotsava; Apr. 17 (morning 12.15 to 12.42)   Dwajaroohana, 1st Tirunal, (night) Bheritadana, Tirupparai, Hamsavahana Utsava and Yagashala Pravesha; Apr. 18…

Palace Board takes over e-parking system near Varaha Gate
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Palace Board takes over e-parking system near Varaha Gate

April 10, 2017

Mysuru – Parking for vehicles of tourists visiting the Mysore Palace has been streamlined for a hassle-free parking and to prevent fleecing by the parking contractor. The Mysore Palace Board has taken over the parking lot near the Varaha Gate and has been operating the e-counter since the last two days. Acting on complaints of…

Mysuru: A plan for the future
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Mysuru: A plan for the future

March 14, 2017

By M.L. Krishnaswami Those residents of Mysuru, who are 80 and above would recall the past-life of this city in all its splendour and variety. Being a Royal City for nearly three centuries, every major activity of yore was centred around the Palace which itself had to undergo reconstruction after a disastrous fire that engulfed…

City temples prepare for the Night of Shiva tomorrow
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City temples prepare for the Night of Shiva tomorrow

February 23, 2017

Mahashivaratri, the festival of all-night vigil, will be celebrated with fervour at all Shiva temples across the city tomorrow. Temples, especially those dating back to the princely rule that still hold sway over the devotees, will be specially decked up for the occasion. As part of the celebrations at Trinayaneshwara Swamy Temple, popularly known as…

Royal couple on Life and Times in Palace
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Royal couple on Life and Times in Palace

February 16, 2017

Last year the whole of Mysuru had come alive much before Dasara celebrations. The reason was the royal wedding that was taking place in the Mysore Palace after 40 years. The five-day wedding was a sight to behold as the young couple Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and Trishikha  Kumari Singh (now Trishikha Devi Wadiyar) tied…

Vidwan Mattur T. Gopal conferred music award
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Vidwan Mattur T. Gopal conferred music award

February 12, 2017

“Tyagaraja and Purandaradasa Keertanas will inspire the people to live a more purposeful and much better life,”  opined Kannada Sahitya Parishat Mysuru President  Dr. Y.D. Rajanna. He was speaking after inaugurating Sri Tyagaraja and Purandara Aradhana Mahotsava, jointly organised by Vikala Vikasa Samsthe and Mysuru District Sharana Sahitya Parishat in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple…

One more attempt to transfer Palace Board Deputy Director
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One more attempt to transfer Palace Board Deputy Director

February 12, 2017

High Court directs DPAR to hear all persons concerned in the matter and decide as per law  Following a petition in the Karnataka High Court regarding certain irregularities in the Mysore Palace allegedly involving Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya, the Court has asked the Principal Secretary, Department of Personnel Administration and Reforms (DPAR)…

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