Tag: M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Conquering the strip between two roads
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Conquering the strip between two roads

January 19, 2019

Buoyed by the positive response to median strip gardens at Hardinge Circle and some roads, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is extending the beautification project to other areas too. While the median gardens (median strip or central reservation is the reserved area that separates opposing lanes of traffic on divided roadways, such as divided highways,…

Happy Anniversary: Mysuru Indira Canteens turn one…
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Happy Anniversary: Mysuru Indira Canteens turn one…

January 11, 2019

Indira Canteens, launched by previous government headed by Siddharamaiah, have served lakhs of meals to Mysureans since the past one year. The scheme was launched exactly a year ago (Jan.11, 2018) and the consensus so far: It’s a healthy, tasty and affordable option for all, but especially for the poor and those who need to…

The Hunting Buddies…
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The Hunting Buddies…

January 9, 2019

This interesting picture of ‘two birds on a perch’ — Small Blue Kingfisher – Alcedo atthis and Green Bee-eater – Merops orientalis — is a behaviour document captured by Star of Mysore photographer M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav. As an ethologist explains, the Small Blue Kingfisher, is a ‘Diving Kingfisher,’ it does not hover above the water-body…

Pink – Winter’s secret
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Pink – Winter’s secret

January 4, 2019

WINTER’S SPECIAL BOUNTY: This is winter season and many trees in the city dress up in new garb. One of the first ornamental tree to do this is called ‘Pink Lapacho’ inside the Oval Grounds opposite Crawford Hall with the botanical name Handroanthus impetiginousus (earlier called Tabebuia impetiginosa). [Pic. by M.N.Lakshminarayana Yadav].

Fighting the biting cold…
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Fighting the biting cold…

January 3, 2019

Farmers, who camp at the Vegetable Market on M.G. Road (behind Exhibition Grounds) at night with their produce, light a camp fire to brave the biting cold yesterday. Pic. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Eye of the EAGLE
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Eye of the EAGLE

January 2, 2019

Crested Serpent Eagle – Spilornis cheela is a marvellous raptor that predominantly hunts snakes and rodents in agricultural areas especially beside rivers and canals. The bird figures in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species 2016. IUCN is the global authority on the status of the natural world and…

Tailor-made for Men in Khaki
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Tailor-made for Men in Khaki

November 17, 2018

By Ramesh Kebbehundi [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Most people can identify a Police Officer by the official uniform. When citizens on a busy street are in need of help, they scan the crowds of pedestrians looking for the distinctive uniform of a Police Officer. Criminals usually curb their unlawful behaviour when they spot a…

Out of the wild !
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Out of the wild !

October 24, 2018

A herd of deer near Kalamandira on Hunsur Road in city looks so real that the motorists are forced to stop and go closer to capture them on their mobile phones only to realise that they are just stuffed deer on sale. Pic. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Dasara Floral Feast
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Dasara Floral Feast

October 12, 2018

Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav The Dasara Flower Show being held at Kuppanna Park, also called as Nishad Bagh, is beckoning visitors in hordes. The new addition of the Lal Bagh-like Glass House has become a show-stopper with people thronging to take selfies and click pictures with the floral replica of Delhi’s Lotus Temple made…

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