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Jog Falls. Image courtesy Sateesh Mane

Jog Falls

Jog Falls is situated on the borders of Shimoga and North Kanara, 100 Kms from Shimoga city. The Western Ghats gives rise to the Sharavati river that plunges from a height of 829 feet in four magnificent cascades namely Raja, Rani, Roarer and Rocket. Jog falls, being the tallest waterfalls in India is situated in […]

Gajanur Dam, Shimoga

Gajanur Dam, Shimoga

Located 12 kilometers from Shimoga, popularly known as ‘The gateway of Malnad’, is a small village- Gajanur. This small town is enthroned with River Tunga’s presence and is home of many beautiful birds. Gajanur Dam is built across the River Tunga and is one of the scenic picnic spots for the tourists. Surrounded by lush […]

Mysore Palace decoration at 200th Flower Show at Lalbagh

Lalbagh Flower Show

Every year on Independence Day and Republic day, flower shows are organized at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden. The event is jointly organised by Department of Horticulture and Mysore Horticulture Society., this flower show has been one of the most awaited events in the Garden City. The 2014 Independence Day edition of Lalbagh flower show is […]

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India’s First Ever Electric Bus in Bangalore Can Bangalore be India’s global captive center capital? The IT capital of India, Bangalore, is heading towards a boom in the sphere of global in-house centres (GIC) or captive centers. Global players are on their way to the city to enhance their presence in the expanding Indian market. […]

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The River Hemavathi

The river Hemavathi is a tributary of Kaveri. This river originates in the Western Ghats – Ballala Rayana Durga – in Chikmagalur. The river joins with its main tributary, Yagachi river, at Hassan, then flows on to join Cauvery near Krishnarajasagara. The river is nearly 245 km long from its place of origin to where […]

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Bellandur Lake, Bangalore – A Lake with Lost Beauty

Bellandur Lake is one of the largest lakes that exist in Bangalore today. The lake is spread over a huge area of 950 acres of land. It is located in the south-eastern part of the city, off the Outer Ring Road. The lake was once a nice recreational spot for the local people. It was […]

Chandramouleshwara Temple

District: Dharwad Town: Unkal Temple: Chandramouleshwara Temple Chandramouleshwara Temple The Chandramouleshwara Temple is located in Unkal Village in Hubli-Dharwad District, Karnataka. Chandramouleshwara Temple – Overview The Chandramouleshwara temple is located in the suburbs of Hubli city, in the Unkal Village. It is a 900 year old Chalukya construction. Inscriptions found in Unkal village date this […]

Chandragutti Fort, Shimoga

Chandragutti Fort, Shimoga – A Real Delight for Trekkers

Chandragutti Fort is a historical place that is surrounded by natural beauty on all sides. The fort is located atop a hill that stands between Soraba taluka and Siddapura in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. The rocky mountain bed of the fort has an altitude of about 848 metres. The place is a famous pilgrimage […]