Monthly Archives: March 2013

Car Procession at St.Mary's Basilica Shivajinagar

Car Procession at St.Mary’s Basilica Shivajinagar

Crowds mill around the procession car on display during the feast at St.Mary’s Basilica, Shivajinagar in Bangalore. The car contains the “idol” of Virgin Mary and the Infant Jesus. The procession is part of St.Mary’s feast held once every year. St.Mary’s Basilica is the oldest existing church in Bangalore and Karnataka, with a rich history. The church was founded in ...

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Ashtamudi Lake – Epitomizing Kerala’s Natural Beauty

The blue-green waters of the Ashtamudi Lake in Kerala lie calm and serene as the reflect the clouds which hover far above them in the sky on this balmy afternoon. This is the farthest Southern part of the lake near the Kollam – Thenkasi National Highway 5 kilometers out of Kollam city. Thickly vegetated and palm fringed fingers of land ...

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Bright Orange Diesel Beauty from Ernakulam!

The bright orange WDM3A 16459R Diesel Locomotive of the Ernakulam Diesel Shed goes full steam as she nears home with the 22150 Pune-Ernakulam Superfast, one of the fastest trains and trains with least stoppages on the Konkan Route, at Kalamasserry, Ernakulam, Kerala. The orange livery is an intermediate home livery of the Ernakulam shed. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr ...

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Two railway Mainlines conjoining ar Ernakulam Junction

The Junction with Branching Lines at Ernakulam Jn.

A set of railway tracks branches off to the right after Ernakulam Junction coming from the station, Alappuzha side, while another set moves on towards Thrissur and Shornaur and Palakkad. The line that branches off goes towards Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram via Kottayam and Chengannur. The line going ahead from Ernakulam via Alappuzha joins this one at Kayankulam. These are the ...

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Bangalore Central Hides Behind a Rain Tree at Mayo Hall Circle

The Bangalore Central Mall on Commissariat Road at the junction with Residency Road, off MG Road, Bangalore. It hides behind a huge Albizia Saman evergreen tree which casts a shadow over the entire area. The tree is also known as “Rain Tree” in Bangalore, one of the most widely seen trees in the city and also responsible for its cool ...

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Frieght with WDG3A 13536 overtakes stopped Island Express at Kalamasserry in Kerala

The Island Express Meekly Gives Way to a Frieght Train

The 16525 Kanyakumari-Bangalore Island Express was pulled onto the loop line at Kalamasserry and barely five minutes later came the double-headed freight consist of Tankers and Wagons thundering down the mainline headed by Erode’s WDG3A #13536. The Island does not have a halt at Kalamasserry but being the least-prioritized train in Kerala is routinely pulled aside to give way for ...

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