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A musical touch to Winter Festival…
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A musical touch to Winter Festival…

December 29, 2018

Mysuru: As part of the ongoing Winter Festival, a music programme was held at the Palace premises here last evening where singer Ajay Warrier and troupe enthralled the gathering with popular Kannada film hits. The Flower Show at the Palace premises embellished the ambience. As a tribute to actor late Dr. Vishnuvardhan, Ajay rendered the…

Flower Durbar at Mysore Palace
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Flower Durbar at Mysore Palace

December 23, 2018

Floral replicas of various models beckon visitors; Show open till Dec.31 Mysuru:  Like the Khas Durbar by the Royal family during Navaratri, it’s Floral Durbar by the District Administration during Winter in the backdrop of the illuminated Mysore Palace. Floral  replicas of Lalitha Mahal Palace, Vintage car, Yakshagana, Gajapade (Dasara elephants), Vajramushti Kalaga, Jumbo performing…

Fourth Annual Flower Show at Mysore Palace from Dec. 22 to 31
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Fourth Annual Flower Show at Mysore Palace from Dec. 22 to 31

December 19, 2018

Mysuru: The  Fourth Annual Flower Show organised by the Mysore Palace Board near Varahaswamy Temple inside the Palace will be held from Dec. 22 to Dec. 31. District Minister G.T. Devegowda will inaugurate the flower show on Dec. 22 at 5 pm. Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, Mayor Pushpalatha  Jagannath, MP Pratap Simha and others will…

Royal cows give birth
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Royal cows give birth

October 24, 2018

As a sign of good omen to the royal family, two cows in the cow shed of Mysore Palace gave birth to two calves on Vijayadashami day. The birth is considered auspicious because one of the cows is the Pattada Hasu which has given birth. According to the priests in the Mysore Palace, these cows…

Suspended Vijayadashami held at Mysore Palace
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Suspended Vijayadashami held at Mysore Palace

October 22, 2018

Mysuru: This is the first time in over 400- year history of Wadiyar dynasty that Vijayadashami was celebrated three days after the ten-day Dasara celebrations ended. The unexpected circumstances arose following the death of two royal family members on Vijayadashami Day (Oct.19). Even as the news of the passing away of Puttarathnammanni (98), mother of…

Royal bout…
Mysore Dasara 2018, Photo News

Royal bout…

October 22, 2018

Even as the rituals of Uttara puja ended, the Vajramushti Kalaga, which heralds the Dasara procession, began in the Savar Thotti. Two pairs of Jattis — Mysuru’s Manjunath Jetti – Channapatna’s Vidyadara Jetti and Bengaluru’s Raghavendra Jetti – Chamarajanagar’s Purushotham Jetti — vied with one another. The fight, however, lasted for less than two minutes…

Royal grandeur that Welcomes…
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Royal grandeur that Welcomes…

October 22, 2018

As the Royal City was beaming in all its splendour during Dasara celebrations, the centre of attraction, the Amba Vilas Palace, witnessed increased footfall. Yesterday being Sunday and the last holiday of the long weekend that started from Ayudha Puja Day on Oct.18, people thronged tourist spots in and around the city. Picture shows the…

Tourist rush continues; gate collections surge
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Tourist rush continues; gate collections surge

October 21, 2018

Mysuru:  The city is witnessing a large number of tourist footfalls. Visitors are flooding Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hill and Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir even after two days of the culmination of Dasara festivities. As schools and colleges will be reopened from tomorrow after Dasara vacation, visitors thronged the…

Vijayadashami at Mysore Palace on Oct.22
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Vijayadashami at Mysore Palace on Oct.22

October 20, 2018

The Vijayadashami celebrations, which were to be held yesterday at the Mysore Palace by the royal family, were postponed following the death of two of their members on the same day. Now, the celebrations will be held on Oct.22 that will include all the rituals. Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, speaking to Star of Mysore here this…

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