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Palace illumination timings to be extended this Dasara
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Palace illumination timings to be extended this Dasara

September 14, 2017

Mysuru: It will be an audio-visual treat and a grand show of sound and light for tourists during Dasara cultural programmes at the backdrop of an illuminated Mysore Palace as the Dasara organisers have planned to invite stalwart artistes including Shubha Mudgal, Shobhana, Sudha Chandran, Pt. Rajeev Taranath and Vid. T.M. Krishna to perform from…

Special visitors to Mysore Palace
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Special visitors to Mysore Palace

September 14, 2017

Mysuru: About 180 differently-abled persons from Puducherry, under the aegis of Differently-abled Development Association at the behest of Department of Social Welfare, visited the Mysore Palace here this morning. They are said to be on a four-day visit to city and arrived  on last Monday. Special arrangements were made to take the special visitors across…

Eight-day Palace Cultural Fete from Sept. 21
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Eight-day Palace Cultural Fete from Sept. 21

September 13, 2017

Mysuru: The State Government and District Administration are leaving no stone unturned to make this pre-election year, a memorable one for the people of Mysuru and others thronging the city to witness the Dasara celebrations in all its resplendent glory. Chief Minister Siddharamaiah will inaugurate the Dasara Cultural programme on Sept. 21 at Mysore Palace…

On your mark…
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On your mark…

September 13, 2017

Howdah-elephant Arjuna stretching his leg even as its fore legs are chained before it is taken out for the morning rehearsal ahead of Jumboo Savari. [Pic. by M.T. Yogesh Kumar]

Special teams to control stray cattle, dogs during Jumboo Savari
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Special teams to control stray cattle, dogs during Jumboo Savari

September 12, 2017

Mysuru: Come Vijayadashami, special teams will be set up to curb the menace of stray dogs and cattle on the procession route from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap Grounds on Sept.30. On that day, elephant Arjuna will carry the 750-kg Golden Howdah. The Jumboo Savari procession will start in the afternoon and lakhs of people participate…

Cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos tomorrow
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Cannon firing test for Dasara Jumbos tomorrow

September 7, 2017

Mysuru: With the countdown for this year’s Dasara having already begun, the Forest Department will be conducting the cannon firing test for Dasara elephants at the Mysore Palace tomorrow. The test will be held at the parking space near the Varaha Gate of the Palace. All 15 elephants will undergo the test to get accustomed…

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

September 7, 2017

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

September 1, 2017

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

August 31, 2017

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…

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