Updated: November 19, 2012 14:41 IST
A rare sight
RIOT OF COLOUR: Morning Glory plants (ipomoea picoba) with flowers seen opposite to the Aqua Sports Complex in Visakhapatnam. The plant is a sand binder and help stop erosion of beaches. Once found on a vast extent of Visakhapatnam beaches, it is now rarely seen. Photo: K.R. Deepak
Known for having adapted a difficult electric Western instrument to the Carnatic stage with awe-inspiring success, Mandolin Shrinivas impressed pundits and lay listeners alike.
Flood waters flowing into Prakasam Barrage reservoir has given rise to different activity in an around the masonry structure in Vijayawada. This has literally infused life back into River Krishna with fish occasionally making an appearance jumping out of the waters and a flock of predatory birds keeping a watch to nab them at the first available opportunity. Flowers on the river bund also have blossomed to give a touch of different colours. The Hindu photographer V. Raju captures the life around the Prakasam Barrage.