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Posted : 1 month ago

A praying mantis camouflaged inside a canna plant. Only the last segment of the thorax and the hind legs are seen, the rest of the insect is hidden.
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A praying mantis camouflaged inside a canna plant. Only the last segment of the thorax and the hind legs are seen, the rest of the insect is hidden. #India-Photos
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Posted : 1 month ago

Today is Mayday. Photo shows a concrete sculpture 'Dignity of labour' made by the architecture students of Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.
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Today is Mayday. Photo shows a concrete sculpture 'Dignity of labour' made by the architecture students of Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal. #India-Photos
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Posted : 1 month ago

Bangalore weather is capricious. Within a few minutes, the hot sun went behind the clouds and rain descended in torrents. A jacaranda flower fell on our compound wall and is precariously poised.
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Bangalore weather is capricious. Within a few minutes, the hot sun went behind the clouds and rain descended in torrents. A jacaranda flower fell on our compound wall and is precariously poised. #India-Photos
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Today (April 29) is Buddha Poornima. Photo shows a huge Buddha statue in recumbent posture on display in a roadside sculpture shop in Mahabalipuram.
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Today (April 29) is Buddha Poornima. Photo shows a huge Buddha statue in recumbent posture on display in a roadside sculpture shop in Mahabalipuram. #India-Photos
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Posted : 2 months ago

Today (April 24) is the "No noon shadow day" at Bangalore, where the sun would be directly overhead and a vertical object does not cast a shadow. Having read this item in our news paper at 11.45 a.m , I rushed out to take this photo, placing the doll&tumbler under the sun. It can be seen the arrangement casts no shadow.
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Today (April 24) is the "No noon shadow day" at Bangalore, where the sun would be directly overhead and a vertical object does not cast a shadow. Having read this item in our news paper at 11.45 a.m , I rushed out to take this photo, placing the doll&tumbler under the sun. It can be seen the arrangement casts no shadow. #India-Photos
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Posted : 2 months ago

Today (April 22) is Earth Day. The degradation of our planet goes unabated, due to cutting of trees to make way for construction. Photo shows a sapodilla (cheekoo) tree in a grove that was destroyed to clear the land for building a multi-storey complex.
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Today (April 22) is Earth Day. The degradation of our planet goes unabated, due to cutting of trees to make way for construction. Photo shows a sapodilla (cheekoo) tree in a grove that was destroyed to clear the land for building a multi-storey complex. #India-Photos
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Posted : 2 months ago

Langoor, Udaipur sanctuary.
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Langoor, Udaipur sanctuary. #India-Photos
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Posted : 2 months ago

Attention Dr.Shukla. This sub-adult insect of coreidae species is seen in great numbers near where I found the eggs and resembles the google picture of insects that lay square eggs.
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Attention Dr.Shukla. This sub-adult insect of coreidae species is seen in great numbers near where I found the eggs and resembles the google picture of insects that lay square eggs. #India-Photos
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PURUSHOTTAM T SHUKLA Must be right as it is a bug.

Must be right as it is a bug.
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Posted : 2 months ago

Today (April 18) is the birth anniversary of Basaveswara , the twelfth century saint who founded the egalitarian lingayath faith. This statue in Gadag is 35.6m high.
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Today (April 18) is the birth anniversary of Basaveswara , the twelfth century saint who founded the egalitarian lingayath faith. This statue in Gadag is 35.6m high. #India-Photos
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Posted : 2 months ago

These eggs, found on the leaf of a hedge plant are unusual, being copper coloured and square shaped. (1.0mm square). Can Dr.Purushottham Shukla identify the insect that laid these eggs?
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These eggs, found on the leaf of a hedge plant are unusual, being copper coloured and square shaped. (1.0mm square). Can Dr.Purushottham Shukla identify the insect that laid these eggs? #India-Photos
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PURUSHOTTAM T SHUKLA Looks like water buggs eggs. The eggs may hatch in a weeks time and the insects will be visible.Please post the photoof the insects.

Looks like water buggs eggs. The eggs may hatch in a weeks time and the insects will be visible.Please post the photoof the insects.
2 months ago 
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palanki-narayana There are no water bodies nearby.After googling for insects that lay square eggs I found that the answer is coreidae ( there are many species with this name). Photo of a possible candidate is being submitted.

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There are no water bodies nearby.After googling for insects that lay square eggs I found that the answer is coreidae ( there are many species with this name). Photo of a possible candidate is being submitted. #India-Photos
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