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Hotels to be roped in to promote Mysuru as Yoga Capital: Pushkar
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Hotels to be roped in to promote Mysuru as Yoga Capital: Pushkar

February 24, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has chalked out elaborate plans to develop Mysuru as Yoga Capital. And for this, hotels will be roped in to have exclusive Yoga sections to introduce Yoga to foreign tourists.  Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, KSTDC Managing Director Kumar Pushkar said that hotels can dedicate a…

‘City Pass’ to end long queues outside tourist ticket counters
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‘City Pass’ to end long queues outside tourist ticket counters

February 19, 2020

Single ticket to provide hassle-free access to different tourist destinations Mysore/Mysuru: One ticket, many tourist destinations — the concept of providing access to multiple tourist destinations in and around Mysuru using a single ticket or ‘City Pass’ — may become a reality soon and this common ticket is expected to end long queues outside ticket…

Mysuru’s own Ekta Kapoor forays into hotel biz now
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Mysuru’s own Ekta Kapoor forays into hotel biz now

February 16, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: A rebel who set out to do something different in a field she had no experience about, this Mysuru girl dropped out of her Mechanical Engineering course to try something different. That’s how the journey of Shruti Naidu, the well-known face of television today, started two decades ago. One of the top-ranking directors, she…

DC turns his Bungalow into a Nature’s Paradise
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DC turns his Bungalow into a Nature’s Paradise

February 16, 2020

By B. C. Thimmaiah Not many Government Officers holding high positions are ready to swap his or her work at the desk for muddy boots. But Mysuru has a Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar, who dons many roles apart from being the head of the District. He is a nature-lover, an avid birder, photographer and…

How Mummadi and his  Queens built Mysore
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How Mummadi and his Queens built Mysore

February 16, 2020

By Gouri Satya, Sr.Journalist As a few other subjects drew my attention, I could not continue to write about the past history of Mysore for the last few weeks. My earlier articles on the old city of Mysore published in these columns, in particular on Agraharas and Keris, received overwhelming response. Readers posted hundreds of…

Spicy, tangy Churumuri, Mysuru ishtyle!
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Spicy, tangy Churumuri, Mysuru ishtyle!

February 16, 2020

By Nandini Srinivasan Spice is life, depends upon what you like. Yes, food is serious but you should have fun with it! You realise this when you see people at the roadside eateries! No dining etiquette, no table manners and no costly cutlery. It’s just fun eating, slurping! Though roadside eateries have evolved, the humble…

Lalithadripura village built by Nalwadi turns 100
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Lalithadripura village built by Nalwadi turns 100

February 10, 2020

Nestled below the iconic Chamundi Hill is Lalithadripura village that was formed by Raja Rishi Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar. The village celebrated centenary yesterday amidst much fanfare. The village is on the eastern side of the city and though there are many villages surrounding the heart of Mysuru that have completed a century, Lalithadripura is special…

The Clean Picture
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The Clean Picture

January 25, 2020

Who will wash your clothes and iron your formals and whites if not these Dhobis? Almost hidden and unnoticed by people, Mysuru has four Dhobi Ghats where families of washer men try to sustain themselves by washing and ironing clothes from dawn to dusk. One can always find them scrubbing and washing clothes and later…

Cadets from Mysuru, Kodagu to attend New Delhi R-Day parade
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Cadets from Mysuru, Kodagu to attend New Delhi R-Day parade

January 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru/Kushalnagar: Three cadets from 19 KAR NCC Battalion (Coorg Battalion) in Kodagu of Karnataka-Goa Directorate have been selected for the Annual Republic Day (R-Day) Parade in New Delhi on Jan. 26. They will perform in the NCC contingent that will march through the Rajpath greeting dignitaries including President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra…

Alleged cheating by creating fake documents: Cases registered against four Assistant Professors
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Alleged cheating by creating fake documents: Cases registered against four Assistant Professors

January 8, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Following directions from the Third JMFC Court, K.R. Police have registered cases against four Assistant Professors for allegedly cheating a private company by creating fake documents pertaining to loan repayment. Cases have been registered against 43-year-old Mallesh of Gundlupet Government College, 45-year-old Kumar of Mandya Government Women’s College, 40-year-old Vijay of K.R. Nagar Government…

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