Monthly Archives: May 2013

Picture of display Mannequins wrapped up

Fully Covered “Moral” Mannequins

Mannequins fully covered up seen in Phoenix Marketcity Mall, Bangalore. On an unrelated note, the Brihan Mumbai Corporation (BMC) has banned mannequins on display wearing lingerie because apparently these displays incite men to rape (#Facepalm). How much longer do we need to realize that banning this and that will not stop rape and only education and unflinching implementation of the ...

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Serial Numbered Twin WAG7 Electric Frieght Locomotives of Indian Railways

BZA WAG7 #28395 and #28396 Serial Twins at JTJ

SCR Vijayawada (BZA) electric loco shed’s bright blue boys WAG7 twin brothers #28395 and #28396 both under power, leave Jolarpettai junction (JTJ) in Tamil Nadu and proceed on the mainline towards Salem with a very long and empty BOXN rake in in tow. The WAG7s are modern and poweful dedicated freight hauling electric locomotives of the Indian Railways. These WAG7s ...

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Picture of the new BMW 320d and 328i

A Brand New 2013 BMW 320d in Bangalore

A gleaming new black 2013 BMW 320d sitting in a Bangalore parking lot. The best looking BMW 3-Series ever, the car is compact with taught skin that reveals its true pedigree. BMW is far ahead of the other two (Audi and Mercedes) in the race among the German marques in India. The design of the 320d (and the 328i) says ...

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Periyaare, Periyaare, Parvathanirayude Panineere…

The Periyar river flows around an island at Kalady in south-central Kerala. The rain is falling on the river and all around as the darkened skies clear the decks for another of the epic Kerala rains. It seems to be late in the evening even though it is only 1.45 pm. The photo was taken from the creaking Sree Sankaracharya ...

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Indian Railways Diesel Locomotive WDP4 EMD

The Mighty EMD (WDP4) Rests at SBC

KJM’s mighty WDP4 #20068 EMD Diesel Locomotive stands tall at Bangalore City Railway Station, raring to go with the express it is attached to. The WDP4 is the GT46PAC by EMD (Electro-Motive Diesel), an American company previously owned by GM and now by Caterpillar. The Indian Railway classification of this 4000 hp, single cab forward diesel behemoth is WDP4, also ...

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Picture of a Volvo B7R 9400 run by Kaveri Travels

Golden Kaveri Volvo 9400 Multi Axle!

Picture of a Kaveri Travels Volvo 9400 built on a B9R chassis getting ready for departure at Marathahalli. Kaveri runs services within various destinations in Andhra Pradesh such as Hyderabad, Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Nellore, Ongole, Kakinada and also to Bangalore and Chennai. Their buses feature some really abstract liveries and here is a golden one which nicely complements the colors ...

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