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Environment

Spaces of serenity

National Geographic Traveller India (Indian edition of the American magazine) was launched in India in July 2012.  The August 2012 issue cover story is on "Quiet Places, Spaces of serenity".  While skimming through the magazine,

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Deepa's Jottings

Dusk at Lalbagh

Another visit…  I went to Lalbagh on Friday evening, because a friend wanted to try out the 300mm prime lens. I’ve not often been to Lalbagh in the evening, and was freshly amazed at what

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A few rare blooms in Lalbagh

Two unusual plants in Lalbagh are in bloom again, and those interested can go and view them near the Office of the Deputy Directorate of Horticulture. The first one is the exquisitely-coloured, and beautifully-shaped, JADE

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The Busy Bee

Saw this awe-inspiring scene at Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens. Busy bee. Pic: Ravi Kaushik. The bee skipped from flower to flower and I had a tough time keeping up. No Image processing done. ⊕

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Deepa's Jottings

Tree becoming an Ex-tree….

As I was going to Mysore, I got this by-now-very-familiar scene of huge trees (oxygen-giving) being hacked down to make way for more cars (carbon dioxide-giving): The earthmovers have arrived in Cubbon Park, and I

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Chalta hai….

We seem to not bother too much when things don’t work…or when people don’t work! Here’s a busy, busy autorickshaw driver… We also like to make things work in our own way, to suit ourselves….the