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Palace gold leafing case: High Court disposes of PIL
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Palace gold leafing case: High Court disposes of PIL

Bengaluru: Terming it a “commercial interest litigation,” the Karnataka High Court yesterday disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions from the court to order the government to complete the Gold Leafing work at Mysore Palace. The PIL was filed by K. Basavaraje Urs, a resident of Kuvempunagar in Mysuru and he had sought…

Fire Station Unit at Mysore Palace soon
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Fire Station Unit at Mysore Palace soon

Mysuru: The Mysore Palace will soon have a Fire Station Unit of its own. In recent times, fire mishaps have occurred in different parts of the country and keeping in view the Palace security, the district administration has decided to set up a Fire Station in the Palace. The officials of the Fire Department visited…

Prelude to 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana: 2,000 students stand to form Kannada words at Palace
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Prelude to 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana: 2,000 students stand to form Kannada words at Palace

Mysuru: Over 2,000 students from 22 schools across city stood in formation to form the words: 83ನೇ ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ – ಮೈಸೂರು ಶ್ರೀ ರಾಮಾಯಣ ದರ್ಶನಂ – 50  (83rd Kannada Sahitya Sammelana – Mysuru and ‘Sri Ramayana Darshanam – 50’). The students stood in formation holding yellow and red colour cards above their heads (symbolising the colours…

Flower Show at Palace from Dec. 23
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Flower Show at Palace from Dec. 23

Mysuru: After successfully conducting flower shows at Mysore Palace premises since the last two years, the Palace Board has decided to continue the tradition this year too with a ten-day flower show from Dec. 23 to Jan. 1. The Palace Board’s move is to provide an add-on attraction to tourists visiting Mysuru during Christmas season….

3D mapping projection at Mysore Palace
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3D mapping projection at Mysore Palace

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has written a letter to the Tourism Department Secretary drawing his attention to introduce a permanent 3-D Mapping projection at the world famous Mysore Palace. Buoyed with the success of the 3D mapping projection on the 133-year-old Town Hall since the last two years during Dasara, he has said that…

No compromise in Palace security, says Palace Board Dy. Director
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No compromise in Palace security, says Palace Board Dy. Director

Mysuru: There is no compromise on security system at the Mysore Palace and a fool-proof system is in place to prevent any untoward incident where every visitor is under watch, said Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya. Dismissing reports in social media that the security has been compromised at the Palace and most of…

Mysore Palace will soon get fire management system
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Mysore Palace will soon get fire management system

Mysuru: The iconic century-old Mysore Palace will soon get a full-fledged and fool-proof fire management system and a Technical Committee has been formed to look into the existing fire safety equipment and recommend purchase of new and advanced fire handling and control machinery. The Palace is a monument of national importance frequented by over three-and-a-half-million…

Exclusive Conservation Lab for Palace on cards
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Exclusive Conservation Lab for Palace on cards

Mysuru: The Mysore Palace, with its priceless and exquisite items of heritage value, is all set to get an in-house laboratory that will work towards examination and conservation of the structure and its antiques. The laboratory will be fully equipped and will be of international standards and at the same time, it will be a…

City crowded with tourists for Deepavali weekend
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City crowded with tourists for Deepavali weekend

Mysuru: Long weekends are always a reason to celebrate and for people smitten by the travel bug, it is the perfect time to plan a small trip. After the Dasara long weekend, it is always the Deepavali weekend one looks forward to. With holidays starting from Wednesday (Oct. 18), this Deepavali has put that cracker…

Palace Golden Throne dismantled, shifted to strong room
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Palace Golden Throne dismantled, shifted to strong room

Mysuru: The precious stone-studded golden throne placed at the Durbar Hall of Mysore Palace during Dasara festival was dismantled yesterday and shifted to the strong room in the cellar of the Palace under tight security. After performing traditional puja to the throne, it was dismantled to eight parts which were moved to the strong room…

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