Tag: M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Flowers to enhance beauty  of illuminated Circles this Dasara
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Flowers to enhance beauty of illuminated Circles this Dasara

September 18, 2020

Mysore Palace gears up for Navarathri with flower pot arrangements and rose garden By M.T. Yogesh Kumar [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] This Dasara, colourful flowers will add additional glitter to the illuminated streets, Circles and prominent structures within the city boundaries. Though it will be a low-key Dasara as decided by the State Government…

Traditional ‘Gaana’ oil makes a comeback at Nelamane
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Traditional ‘Gaana’ oil makes a comeback at Nelamane

September 6, 2020

M.Tech graduate quits job, delves deep into trade and creates local employment  By B.C. Thimmaiah  [Photos and inputs by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] For thousands of years, fats and oils have been important in food preparation and many natural oleaginous materials such as sesame, mustard seeds and coconut were known sources of oil. Juices and oils…

Shikra… The Leopard of Birds
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Shikra… The Leopard of Birds

September 2, 2020

By Ragoo Rao, Ethologist Shikras — Accipiter badius, in Taxonomical terms, the urban raptor, a bird of prey, a small but fierce predator, is likened to the Leopards of the Cat family, owing to their fierce and brutal hunting techniques, blended with intelligence and strategy, exactly like the Leopards. The urban treetops, specially the leafy…

Monkeying around…
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Monkeying around…

May 30, 2020

When ‘Star of Mysore’ photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav visited Administrative Training Institute (ATI) to cover the meeting of Primary and Secondary Education Minister yesterday, this monkey was seen in a playful mood and forced the lensman to capture some poses of the monkey perched on the life-size statue of an ox (2 bulls with bullock…

When a Peahen comes calling
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When a Peahen comes calling

May 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A Peahen visited a residential area in Mysuru city this noon and has stayed put in the area. The bird was spotted by a few residents this noon as it perched on their compound walls at Sri Vidya Ganapathy Temple, Kashipathi Agrahara, behind Lakshmi Talkies on Chamaraja Double Road. Some residents fed the bird…

Tired of standing in Queue? Here’s a novel Idea!!
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Tired of standing in Queue? Here’s a novel Idea!!

April 24, 2020

You need not stand in the queue anywhere, anymore. You just need a pair of slippers for it. Today there was an announcement by MCC Ward No. 3 Corporator K.V. Sridhar that ration kits would be distributed to poorest of the poor and those without BPL cards affected by the COVID lockdown. Beneficiaries, who thronged…

Glimpses of Hinkal Flyover…
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Glimpses of Hinkal Flyover…

April 24, 2020

Traffic seldom sleeps on the busy Hunsur Road on a normal day. Thanks to nationwide lockdown since March 25, Mysuru’s one and only Flyover built at Hinkal Ring Road Junction on Mysuru-Madikeri Highway to ease traffic congestion wears a deserted look. The day and night glimpses of the Flyover was captured by ‘SOM’ photographer M.N….

Passing through…
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Passing through…

April 20, 2020

Chamaraja Constituency MLA L. Nagendra distributed ration kits to Pourakarmikas, destitute, unorganised sector labourers and poorest of the poor who do not possess ration cards at a programme held at Sri Lakshmamma Annayyappa Memorial Hall on KRS Road this morning. The beneficiaries were identified from Ward No.5 in Kumbarakoppal. Picture above shows the beneficiaries walking…

The flower and the squirrel
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The flower and the squirrel

April 15, 2020

A squirrel has come out of its hideout on a giant tree to bask under the sun near Deputy Commissioner’s Office behind the Cosmopolitan Club. It is seen relaxing on a fence with a bunch of bougainvillea flower in the background. 

Statue Circle Silenced
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Statue Circle Silenced

April 13, 2020

The erstwhile Hardinge Circle, now Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Circle sports a deserted look thanks to COVID-19 outbreak and the resultant lockdown. Locals prefer to call it R-Gate (Aru Gate) because six (aru in Kannada) gates converge in the Circle leading to six main roads of Mysuru city. The western road leading to the Palace and City…

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