Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pleasant Yellow KaniKonna Flowers for Vishu, in Kerala

Happy Vishu! Have a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

The Kani Konna or Golden Shower tree and its blooms or Cassia Fistula (scientific name) blooms as the time for Kerala’s second most important cultural festival, Vishu approaches, which falls today, April 14. Vishu coincides with the Malayalam month Medam 1 on the Kollavarsham (Malayalam calendar), and used to be observed as the New Year falling on the Vernal Equinox ...

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Erode WAP4 #22255 at Changanasserry

Dirty ED WAP4 #22255 Arrives with the TVC Mail

A very dirty WAP4 #22255 of Southern Railways’ Erode Electic Loco Shed arrives at Changanasserry Railway Station hauling the famous 12623 Chennai Central – Thiruvananthapuram Mail. The locomotive badly needs a wash, as it looks like it had picked up all that the rains the previous night could throw at it. WAP4s hauling the “Madras Mail” as it is lovingly ...

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KJM WDM2 #17477 Waits to Cross the Old Madras Road Bangalore

KJM WDM2 #17477 Waits to Cross Old Madras Road

The WDM2 is Indian Railways’ most recognized and iconic locomotives ever. Also called ALCOs as they were designed by the American Locomotive Company, these 2400 hp diesel workhorses are responsible for Indian Railways becoming what it is today. One of them, the freshly painted and good looking WDM2 #17477 of the Krishnarajapuram (KJM) Diesel shed in Bangalore waits on a ...

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Testament Live in Concert! | Photos 7

The testament live concert in Bangalore in December 2012 was spectacular for one thing other than the music. The dazzling display of strobe lights in all colors was a highlight of the show which added an otherworldly feel to the entire event! Here we can see pink, violet, blue, red and white all mingling to create a throbbing visualization marvel! ...

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A KSRTC Volvo B7R after an accident with missing windows

KSRTC Airavata Volvo After a Minor Accident

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC)’s Volvo B7R bus after a minor accident which involved a collision with a truck in the broken, terribly curvy and dangerous Shiradi Ghat road (Highway) on the way from Mangalore to Bangalore. An overloaded platform truck carrying huge logs was being driven rashly on the wrong side of the road and one of the ...

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Closeup Photo of Fresh Oranges

Oranges! Round, Shiny, Orange, Oranges!

Round, Spherical, Fresh and yummy looking Oranges! Of course, these oranges are bright orange in color! Taken at a supermarket where they were lying ready to be consumed šŸ™‚ This picture is my current wallpaper. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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