A report on Bangalore

The Hesaraghatta Lake in Bangalore
Sunset over the city from Nagawara
Lord Shiva statue at Shivoham Shiva Temple
Infosys headquarters in Bangalore
Mercedes-Benz R&D in Whitefield, Bangalore
World Trade Center Bangalore at Rajajinagar
The Kempegowda International Airport is located in Devanahalli.
Namma Metro (Green line)
BMTC's Vajra buses are a popular in the IT corridor. It was introduced in 2005 BMTC is the first RTC to do so in India. Special Volvo buses to airports are known as Vayu Vajra.
Indian Cartoon Gallery, Bangalore
National Law School of India University, a premier law university
The Chinnaswamy Stadium During a Test Match
Aerial view of Sree Kanteerava Stadium
Banner unveiled by fans at Bengaluru FC vs Shillong Lajong on 7 January 2017.

Capital and largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka.

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The Hesaraghatta Lake in Bangalore

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Karnataka

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State in the southwestern region of India.

State in the southwestern region of India.

Mallikarjuna temple and Kashi Vishwanatha temple at Pattadakal, built successively by the kings of the Chalukya Empire and Rashtrakuta Empire, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Chief Minister Dr. Devaraj Urs announcing the new name of the Mysore state as 'Karnataka'
Jog Falls, formed by Sharavathi River, are the second-highest plunge waterfalls in India.
Political map of Indian state of Karnataka with the official names of its 31 districts.
emblem of Karnataka
Infosys, a Bengaluru-headquartered information-technology company,
A yakshagana artist
Vishnu image inside the Badami Cave Temple Complex number 3. The complex is an example of Indian rock-cut architecture.
Gomateswara (982–983) at Shravanabelagola is an important centre of Jain pilgrimage.
Halmidi inscription (450 CE) is the earliest attested inscription in the Kannada language.
Indian Institute of Science is one of the premier institutes of India.
Literacy rates of Karnataka districts
Anil Kumble, former captain of the Indian Test team and spin legend, is the highest wicket-taker for India in international cricket.
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
The state bird, Indian roller
Bengal tigers at Bannerghatta National Park near Bangalore
Chennakesava Temple is a model example of the Hoysala architecture, later repaired in the 16th century with financial support and grants by the Vijayanagara Emperors.
Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur has the second largest pre-modern dome in the world after the Byzantine Hagia Sophia.
Mysore Palace in the evening, the official residence and seat of the Wodeyar dynasty, the rulers of Mysore of the Mysore Kingdom, the royal family of Mysore.

Its capital and largest city is Bangalore.

Kingdom of Mysore

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Realm in southern India, traditionally believed to have been founded in 1399 in the vicinity of the modern city of Mysore.

Realm in southern India, traditionally believed to have been founded in 1399 in the vicinity of the modern city of Mysore.

HH Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar X was a ruler of the Kingdom (1868 to 1894)
Kingdom of Mysore (1704) during the rule of King Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar
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The flag of the Sultanate of Mysore at the entrance to the fort of Bangalore
A portrait of Tipu Sultan, made during the Third Anglo-Mysore War
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General Lord Cornwallis receiving Tipu Sultan's sons as hostages.
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Jayachamrajendra Wadiyar with Elizabeth II
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Mysore Palace
The Gopura (tower) of the Chamundeshwari Temple on the Chamundi Hills. The temple is dedicated to Mysore's patron deity.
The Jaganmohan Palace at Mysore – now an art gallery which is home to some of Raja Ravi Varma's masterpieces
Tipu Sultan's tomb at Srirangapatna
Lalitha Mahal at Mysore, now a five-star hotel, plays host to visiting dignitaries and VIPs.

The kingdom soon grew to include Salem and Bangalore to the east, Hassan to the west, Chikkamagaluru and Tumkur to the north and the rest of Coimbatore to the south.

South India

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South India, also known as Dakshina Bharata or Peninsular India, consists of the southern part of India encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry, comprising 19.31% of India's area (635,780 km2) and 20% of India's population.

South India, also known as Dakshina Bharata or Peninsular India, consists of the southern part of India encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry, comprising 19.31% of India's area (635,780 km2) and 20% of India's population.

Zonal Councils of India
South India
Ancient Silk Road map. The Spice trade was mainly along the water routes (blue).
The Chola Empire during Rajendra Chola I, c. 1030
Map of South India (1953–1956) before the States Reorganisation Act of 1956
Satellite image of South India
The peak of Anamudi (2695 m above sea level) is the highest point of elevation in South India
Birds view of Krishna river Back water at Srisailam dam
South India also has the largest elephant population.
Map showing highway distribution with population density
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad
Aircraft parked at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
A Vishakhapatnam harbour view
A terminal at the Chennai Port
Major crop areas
Technopark, Trivandrum
The growth of information technology hubs in the region have spurred economic growth. Pictured is Tidel Park in Chennai
At 168.91 m height, the Idukki Dam is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.
Population Pyramid in South India
Dravidian language tree
The weave of Calico sample from a shopping bag shown against a centimetre scale.
A traditional meal served on a banana leaf
A Thalassery cuisine which makes use of Malabar spices
The large gopuram is a hallmark of Dravidian architecture.

The Southern Air Command of the Indian Air Force is headquartered at Thiruvananthapuram, and the Training Command is headquartered at Bengaluru.

Chief of Yalahanka Nadu (a principality under Vijayanagara Empire)

Kempe Gowda I

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Chieftain under the Vijayanagara Empire.

Chieftain under the Vijayanagara Empire.

Chief of Yalahanka Nadu (a principality under Vijayanagara Empire)
Bangalore Fort 2
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Kempegowda
Kempe Gowda Circle, Suranjan Das Road and New Thippasandra/GM Palya Main Road JN

The city of Bengaluru, which is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka, was fortified by Kempe Gowda in 1537.

Deccan plateau, Hyderabad, India

Deccan Plateau

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Located between the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, and is loosely defined as the peninsular region between these ranges that is south of the Narmada river.

Located between the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, and is loosely defined as the peninsular region between these ranges that is south of the Narmada river.

Deccan plateau, Hyderabad, India
The Deccan Plateau is a major part of South India (see inset for north and south Deccan Plateau)
Hogenakal Falls, Tamil Nadu
Tiruvannamalai hill, often regarded as the southern tip of the Deccan plateau, the city of Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu itself considered the gateway to the plateau
Near Hampi, Karnataka
Rock formations at Hyderabad, Telangana Hills of granite boulders are a common feature of the landscape on the Deccan plateau.
Deccan Traps in Maharashtra

The large cities in the Deccan are Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka; Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana; Pune, the cultural hub of Maharashtra; Nagpur, the second capital of Maharashtra and Nashik, the wine capital of Maharashtra.

Clive House at Fort St. George, Madras said to be the first English settlement in India during 1609

Chennai

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Capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Clive House at Fort St. George, Madras said to be the first English settlement in India during 1609
Diogo Lopes de Sequeira, Viceroy of Portuguese India, established the first European settlement in Chennai with the construction of the port of São Tomé de Meliapor in 1522.
Surrender of the City of Madras in 1746 to de La Bourdonnais, by Jacques François Joseph Swebach
An 18th-century portrait depicting Fort St. George, the first major English settlement in India and the foundation stone of Chennai
St.Thomas Mount, Chennai
Map of Madras, ca 1914
Cooum River near its mouth in Chennai city
Satellite image of Chennai
Chitlapakkam lake in the southern part of the city
Divisions of Chennai district.
The Ripon Building, commissioned in 1913, houses the Greater Chennai Corporation
Madras High Court
A police patrol car
Tamil Nadu legislative assembly
Triumph of Labour
Parry's Corner, one of the oldest business areas of Chennai, lined up with Art Deco buildings.
Southern Railway Headquarters, one of the fine examples of Indo-Saracenic architecture in the city
Kapaleeshwarar Temple, a Hindu shrine in the neighborhood of Mylapore.
Santhome Basilica, a Christian cathedral in Mylapore as well.
Triplicane Big Mosque, a prominent mosque in Chennai.
National Art Gallery (Chennai)
MGR Memorial at Marina beach, Chennai
Corporate headquarters of the $10 billion Murugappa Group in Chennai
India Land Tech Park, Ambattur
Infosys at Mahindra World City, Chennai
Ashok Leyland Corporate Headquarters in Guindy, Chennai.
TATA Consultancy Services, Chennai
Cognizant's Delivery Center in Chennai
Zoho Headquarters in Chennai
Tidel Park
World Trade Center towers
World Bank Office in Chennai
Madras Atomic Power Station
Vallur Thermal Power Station
Government General Hospital
ITC Grand Chola Hotel, Chennai, is the largest hotel in South India.
Marina Beach is a famous landmark in the city.
Anna Centenary Library, one of the largest libraries in Asia
Headquarters of Sun Network, India's largest private TV broadcaster
Government law college, Chennai
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is a premier engineering institute in India
College of Engineering, Guindy is the oldest engineering college in India established in 1794
University of Madras Senate House
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium multipurpose stadium
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, one of the premier cricket venues in India
Chennai Open match at the SDAT Tennis Stadium
Madras Motor Race Track circuit, in Irungattukottai
The American consulate in Chennai.

Chennai, along with Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi, is one of the few Indian cities that are home to a diverse population of ethno-religious communities.

Mysore

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City in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India.

City in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India.

Chamundeshwari Temple dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari, tutelary deity of Mysore city.
Map of Mysore and nearby Srirangapatna, c. 1914
View of the city from Chamundi Hills
View of Mysore from Chamundi Hills
Mysore Palace seen from Chamundi Hill Viewpoint at night
Mysore Palace
Mysore Taluk Map as per 2011 Census
Crawford Hall, University of Mysore
Infosys office at Hebbal, Mysore
Mysore painting depicting the goddess Saraswati
Mysore silk sari
Warli paintings on Mysore roads
A bicycle docking station
Mysore Junction
Mysore Airport
Oriental Library
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens
St. Philomena's Church
Temple carvings at Keshava Temple Somnathapura

Mysore is situated at the foothills of Chamundi Hills about 145.2 km towards the southwest of Bangalore and spread across an area of 155 km2.

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Mangalore

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Major port city of the Indian state of Karnataka.

Major port city of the Indian state of Karnataka.

1652 Sanson Map of India
Lopo Vaz de Sampaio, Viceroy of Portuguese India, established Portuguese factories in Mangalore in 1526, which lasted until 1695.
A pen and ink drawing of Mangalore Fort made in 1783, after it had been taken over by the British East India Company
The tower at Light House Hill, Hampankatta, served as a lookout for the British.
Sunset at Netravati Bridge
A schematic map showing the tourist places in Mangalore city
Cognizant campus in Mangalore
Syndicate Bank at Hampankatta
Mangalore City Corporation at Lalbagh
KMC Hospital in Mangalore
National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) in Surathkal is among the premier institutes of India
Jet bridge at the Mangalore International Airport
Clock Tower to Nehru Maidan Road
World Konkani Centre in Mangalore
Neer dosa, a variant of dosa and pundi (rice ball), are native to Mangalore
All India Radio's FM tower at Kadri
Mangalore Golf Course at Pilikula
Panambur Beach
Dome of the Swami Vivekananda 3D Planetarium

It is located between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats about 352 km west of Bangalore, the state capital, 20 km north of Karnataka–Kerala border, 297 km south of Goa.

Tipu Sultan

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The ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore based in South India.

The ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore based in South India.

Tippu's birthplace, Devanahalli.
Tipu Sultan confronts his opponents during the Siege of Srirangapatna.
A flintlock blunderbuss, made for Tippu Sultan in Srirangapatnam in 1793-94. Tippu Sultan used many Western craftsmen, and this gun reflects the most up-to-date technologies of the time.
Mural of the Battle of Pollilur on the walls of Tipu's summer palace, painted to celebrate his triumph over the British
Tipu Sultan seated on his throne (1800), by Anna Tonelli
Tipu Sultan's summer palace at Srirangapatna, Karnataka
Tipu Sultan at the lines of Travancore.
Cannon used by Tippu Sultan in the battle of Srirangapatnam 1799
General Lord Cornwallis, receiving two of Tipu Sultan's sons as hostages in the year 1793.
Louis XVI receives the ambassadors of Tipu Sultan in 1788. Tipu Sultan is known to have sent many diplomatic missions to France, the Ottoman Empire, Sultanate of Oman, Zand Dynasty and Durrani Empire.
The Last Effort and Fall of Tipu Sultan by Henry Singleton, c. 1800
The spot in Srirangapatana where Tipu's body was found
Tipu Sultan organised his Rocket artillery brigades known as Cushoons, Tipu Sultan expanded the number of servicemen in the various Cushoons from 1500 to almost 5000. The Mysorean rockets utilised by Tipu Sultan, were later updated by the British and successively employed during the Napoleonic Wars.
Tipu Sultan's forces during the Siege of Srirangapatna.
In his attempts to junction with Tipu Sultan, Napoleon annexed Ottoman Egypt in the year 1798.
A soldier from Tipu Sultan's army, using his rocket as a flagstaff.
Among his many innovations, Tipu introduced new coin denominations and new coin types, including this handsome copper double paisa weighing over 23 gm. The coin on the left also contains the emblem of the Sultanate of Mysore.
Tipu Sultan's Tiger. Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The mausoleum housing Tipu's tomb is another example of Islamic architecture. Tipu's flag is in the foreground.
The tomb of Tipu Sultan at Srirangapatna. Tipu's tomb is adjacent to his mother's and father's graves.
A view of the Hoally Gateway, Srirangapatnam, where Tipu Sultan was killed, Seringapatam (Mysore), by Thomas Sydenham (c.1799)

Tipu Sultan was born on 1 December 1751 at Devanahalli, in present-day Bangalore Rural district, about 33 km north of Bangalore city.

Domlur SAARC Park

Domlur

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Domlur SAARC Park
View of Old Airport Road from the Domlur Flyover
Domlur Bus Station (TTMC)
Domlur Post Office
Pedestrian foot-bridge at Domlur Bus Stand Signal
Intermediate Ring Road, Domlur
Old Airport Road, Domlur
Domlur BWSSB Water Tank
Domlur flyover towards Indiranagar

Domlur is a small township located in the eastern part of Bangalore city in India.