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

August 18, 2017

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

August 17, 2017

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

August 17, 2017

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
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City entrepreneur upgrades Mysore Palace Board website

August 16, 2017

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

August 14, 2017

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

August 10, 2017

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

August 8, 2017

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…

Private security at Mysore Palace from Aug. 10
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Private security at Mysore Palace from Aug. 10

August 5, 2017

Mysuru: Despite several reminders to the City Police to tackle the menace of hawkers and roadside vendors outside the Varaha Gate of the Mysore Palace falling on deaf ears, the Mysore Palace Board has taken a decision to strengthen the security inside the Amba Vilas Palace on its own by setting up a private security…

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