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Somanna visiting Lake is a gimmick: MLA
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Somanna visiting Lake is a gimmick: MLA

September 8, 2019

Mysuru: When the previous Coalition Government had already sanctioned Rs. 2.9 crore for development works at Kukkarahalli Lake, District Minister V. Somanna inspecting the Lake this morning to check on developments sounds superficial and unnecessary, remarked MLA S.R. Mahesh. “It is a gimmick,” he said.  Taking a dig at Somanna at a press meet at…

Railways has violated heritage norms: Tourism Minister Mahesh
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Railways has violated heritage norms: Tourism Minister Mahesh

May 29, 2019

Mysore: The heritage structure of the Mysuru City Railway Station has been expanded but by violating the heritage norms, said Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh. The Minister was speaking after inspecting the ongoing development works of the City Railway Station here yesterday and said that the Railway Station is a heritage building and the Government has…

Head Constable suspended for stopping Minister’s car
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Head Constable suspended for stopping Minister’s car

March 27, 2019

Mysuru:  A Head Constable (HC), attached to Kuvempunagar Police Station, has been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty for stopping the car of a Minister which had come on the road restricted for vehicular movement. The HC, who has been suspended by the DCP, is Venkatesh. Details: On Mar.25 afternoon, HC Venkatesh was on…

Karnataka should improve position in Indian Tourism: Minister
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Karnataka should improve position in Indian Tourism: Minister

March 15, 2019

Mysuru: A two-day seminar on ‘Heritage and Health Tourism in Karnataka’ was organised by the Department of Commerce, History and IQAC of Vidyavardhaka First Grade College and the Department of Tourism at the College premises here on Mar.13 and 14. Inaugurating the seminar on Wednesday, Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh regretted that Karnataka was in the…

Tourism Minister releases book on rural deities
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Tourism Minister releases book on rural deities

January 22, 2019

Mysuru:  The District Kannada Sahitya Parishat (KSP) and Samvahana Prakashana had organised a function at Rotary Hall on JLB Road here on Sunday to release the book ‘Krishnarajanagara talukina grama devathegalu: Samskrutika adhyayana’, a research volume written by K.R. Nagar First Grade College Assistant Professor Dr. H.R. Chandrakala Ashok. Releasing the book, Tourism Minister S.R….

Export of Mysore Silk Sarees to be explored: Minister
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Export of Mysore Silk Sarees to be explored: Minister

October 22, 2018

Mysuru: Minister for Tourism S.R. Mahesh has opined that there was a great demand across the nation for Mysore Silk Sarees and added that if an international market is created for the product, the industry can be expanded phenomenally. He was discussing with the Union Minister for Commerce Suresh Prabhu who was in city  to…

Ministers call on Pramoda Devi
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Ministers call on Pramoda Devi

September 27, 2018

Mysuru:  Ahead of Dasara, Mysuru District Minister G.T. Devegowda, Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh and Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar called on Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, member of erstwhile Mysore royal family, at Mysore Palace yesterday. During their talks, the Ministers sought the royal family’s support for the successful celebration of Dasara. Mahesh also informed Pramoda Devi…

District Minister brightens mood of flood victims on Gowri Fest
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District Minister brightens mood of flood victims on Gowri Fest

September 15, 2018

Madikeri: The dark clouds that had gathered following the recent floods in Kodagu has still not cleared and it affected even the joyous celebration of Gowri-Ganesha festival. The relief centres where hundreds of people are still sheltered wears a gloomy look. However, Kodagu District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh  rose to the occasion and made their…

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