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Warming up for Winter
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Warming up for Winter

December 21, 2019

Winter is here and amidst the chill weather where people are seen warming themselves up with fireplaces at every nook and corner of the city, a Winter Festival is being held to spread a feeling of warmth. The Festival will kick off from Tuesday, Dec. 24 and will end on Jan. 2. This is the…

Fake Guides and Travel Agents
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Fake Guides and Travel Agents

December 19, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Was perusing a recent report on fake tourist guides. Are you surprised? I am not. This kind of thuggery  may be a recent phenomenon in Mysuru but has been going on for years in North India.  Twenty years back, I used to be General Manager of Lodhi Hotel….

Royal balustrades continue to crumble
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Royal balustrades continue to crumble

December 17, 2019

Mysuru: Raja Marga, the so-called prestigious stretch of road in city, has always been in the news for its fragile balustrades and continues to be so. Last evening one Mahadev from Gundlupet was reportedly injured near Thathaiah Park on Raja Marga when a balustrade crumbled and fell on his feet as another person walking on…

A Royal Wedding and a Birthday
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A Royal Wedding and a Birthday

December 16, 2019

* Yaduveer Wadiyar’s sister Jayathmika Lakshmi ties knot with Yuvraj Divyraj Singh of Sailana, Madhya Pradesh * Little Aadyaveer showered with blessings on his second birthday Mysuru: Royalty always inspires and people lap up whatever is associated with royalty. Be it royal wedding or royal baby birthdays, the amount of literature about royalties and monarchies…

Fake tourist guides fleece visitors
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Fake tourist guides fleece visitors

December 10, 2019

Audio announcement at Palace warns tourists Mysuru: Fake tourist guides are running a cartel in city where tourists are misguided and taken to various private business establishments and entertainment zones for the handsome commission they offer besides fleecing them.  Out-of-State tourists or outstation visitors are dissuaded from visiting the Mysore Palace and other locations of…

US Ambassador to India visits Mysore Palace
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US Ambassador to India visits Mysore Palace

November 30, 2019

US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster (second from right), who was in Mysuru on Nov.27 on a private visit, went around the Mysore Palace and the Museum the next day. The diplomat is seen with (from left) Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya, Varchas Siddalinga Raje Urs, son of Meenakshi Devi and Omdev,…

An unplugged concert by Raghu Dixit
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An unplugged concert by Raghu Dixit

October 14, 2019

Commemorates birth centenary of renowned composer of Karnatak kritis Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Mysuru: Renowned folk-rock musician Raghu Dixit, who has carved a niche both as an independent musician with his band, the Raghu Dixit Project, and as a composer in various film industries of the country, performed at the  Mysore Palace last evening, setting the stage…

Mysore Palace illumination today and on Oct.15
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Mysore Palace illumination today and on Oct.15

October 13, 2019

Raghu Dixit to perform at Palace premises this evening Mysuru: Several people who want to see the Palace illumination now are a disappointed lot as illumination has been suspended following the conclusion of Dasara festivities. Star of Mysore has been receiving calls from public expressing their disappointment. The iconic structure was not illuminated yesterday as…

Prez on Temple Visit
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Prez on Temple Visit

October 11, 2019

First Citizen Ram Nath Kovind offers prayers to Srikanteshwara in Nanjangud and Chamundeshwari in Mysuru Mysuru / Nanjangud: After a packed schedule at Mysore Palace yesterday where he inaugurated the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, President Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by his wife Savitha Kovind, visited the famed Srikanteshwara Temple in Nanjangud and…

Jumbo Spectacle
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Jumbo Spectacle

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Many worlds of one city unveiled at the Jumboo Savari last evening with caparisoned elephants in the lead, marking the culmination of the grand finale of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This is 409th Dasara that was started in the Mysuru region by Raja Wadiyar at Srirangapatna in 1610 and subsequently taken over by democratically…

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