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Varieties of Kites dot City Skies…
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Varieties of Kites dot City Skies…

The two-day Mysuru Dasara Kite Festival, which began last evening, witnessed many people flocking the sprawling Lalitha Mahal Helipad Grounds to enjoy the kite flying culture which has been an integral part of Indian tradition. Kite flying is no child’s play. It requires talent, skill, creativity and science. This morning, kites of various hues, types,…

Bheema-Balarama Bonding is there for everyone to see
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Bheema-Balarama Bonding is there for everyone to see

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Elephants are known to develop strong, intimate bonds between friends and family members. There have been reports of elephants forming life-long friendships with each other. Though male elephants have a reputation as loners, wildlife researchers have observed that male elephants have best friends with whom they associate for years. Even younger…

DC requests change in Dasara holidays for Mysuru district
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DC requests change in Dasara holidays for Mysuru district

Mysuru: Dasara Special Officer and Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep has requested the Department of Public Instructions to sanction Dasara holidays in Mysuru from Sept. 21 to Oct. 5. In a letter to the Dept., the DC has said that the State Government has declared Oct. 11 to 25 as Dasara Holidays for the academic year…

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

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…

Golden Chariot to touch Mysuru twice this Dasara
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Golden Chariot to touch Mysuru twice this Dasara

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) will run luxury train Golden Chariot on two short trips to Mysuru during Dasara celebrations. Popularly called Palace-on- Wheels, the Golden Chariot covers important tourist destinations in Karnataka in the southern circuit. The seven nights, six days tour reaches Mysuru from Bengaluru and the tourists are taken…

Dasara JUMBOS Reach Palace
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Dasara JUMBOS Reach Palace

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…

Poet Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara on Sept. 21
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Poet Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara on Sept. 21

Mysuru: Noted Kannada poet of Navya Movement and Padmashree Awardee Kokkare Hosahalli Shekh Haider Nissar Ahmed, popular as Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed, will inaugurate this year’s Dasara celebrations atop the Chamundi Hill on Sept. 21. The announcement was made by Mysuru District In-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa here this morning. Prof. Nissar Ahmed is loved…

Grand Gajapayana
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Grand Gajapayana

Mysuru: There was festive atmosphere in the air as  District in-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa flagged off Gajapayana, the majestic march of Dasara elephants to participate in the Dasara festivities beginning September 21, this morning at Nagapura Hadi (near Hunsur) in the premises of Girijana Vasathi Shale (Girijina Residential School) by offering flowers to the…

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