Tag: M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Ever seen city roads this deserted?
COVID-19, News

Ever seen city roads this deserted?

April 7, 2020

Well, COVID-19 has achieved the unthinkable Mysore/Mysuru: The scare of Coronavirus has impacted almost all aspects of life and unprecedented things are happening all around. Rumours have taken a toll on our minds. The total lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to combat the deadly Coronavirus has certainly brought some relief to nature itself. Reports…

COVID-19 impact: An ever-busy Highway deserted now
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COVID-19 impact: An ever-busy Highway deserted now

April 4, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: On any given day and given time, thousands of vehicles traverse on this Highway connecting Mysuru and State Capital Bengaluru. More than 25,000 vehicles ply on this stretch every day and during peak hours, it is bumper-to-bumper traffic. Now the road is deserted, thanks to Coronavirus scare and the nation-wide lockdown. Even if one…

How does Mysuru look during a lockdown? Take a look
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How does Mysuru look during a lockdown? Take a look

March 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: While circles, squares and other rangoli and geometrical designs are  drawn outside shops, supermarkets, open markets, pharmacies and such other places with public presence to maintain social distancing in India’s fight against the Coronavirus, the prominent landmarks, hotels, monuments, Statue Circles and Streets wore a deserted look on the sixth day of the 21-day…

Bal Bhavan: All weeds no play
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Bal Bhavan: All weeds no play

March 21, 2020

By Rajkumar Bhavasar [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Bal Bhavan is now a dead and forgotten hole. If Mysuru needed a single and comprehensive symbol of neglect and mismanagement, Bal Bhavan should provide it. The vast area features an incredible bouquet of possibilities. One could visit it now to see the depressing and tall concrete…

Knock… Knock… Knock…
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Knock… Knock… Knock…

March 18, 2020

…so goes the Woodpeckers, knocking on the tree branches, with their powerful beak. By Ragoo Rao, Ethologist We hear the Woodpeckers first and then try to locate them in the direction of the sound. Woodpeckers knock on wood; they have to, for that is where their food is hidden. The Woodpeckers are not killing the…

Coronavirus scare: The day when Mysuru partially shut
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Coronavirus scare: The day when Mysuru partially shut

March 15, 2020

Following the Government order to shut down malls, theatres, schools and colleges for a week amidst Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) scare, Mysuru closed down partially on the first day yesterday. Here are the glimpses of the city through the eyes of our cameraman. Hostel inmates vacate rooms, head home Students staying at various hostels run by…

Proud… as a Peacock
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Proud… as a Peacock

March 11, 2020

Peacock — Pavo cristatus, being its zoological name — the flamboyant, beautiful, colourful, arrogant bird, the bird with an attitude, is naturally selected as a National Bird of India. Peacocks have a built-in Pride in them and they cannot be blamed for that, nature has created them; Only the males, with such lovely iridescent colours…

Lakeside Frolic
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Lakeside Frolic

March 5, 2020

Deer do regularly use their speed and agility to navigate dangerous situations like escaping from predators or other intruders, chasing competitors or potential mates, and to access better locations of cover or food. This fawn too has got the jumping instinct from its genes and seen following its mother who is watchful of potential predators…

Manoeuvring Obstacles
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Manoeuvring Obstacles

February 29, 2020

By B.C. Thimmaiah [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Mysuru Regional Transport Office (RTO) East in city has seen a tectonic shift in how driving tests are conducted to issue licences. Tests are now conducted in specially designed Automated Driving Test Tracks which have many segments, each of which has to be passed in a particular…

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