Thursday, 23 June 2016


India took a big leap in space technology on Wednesday, 22.6.2016 as Indian Space Research Organisation  injects 20 sattelites including 17 foreign satellites  and 3 indian  satellites  through its work horse PSLV C 34 (Launch Vehicle)From Satish dhawan Space Center, Sriharkota, Andhra Pradesh India.
Apart from 17 foreign  satellites , 3 sattelites are from India. Out of the 3 sattelites one is SATYABAMASAT AND OTHER IS SWAYAM MANUFACTURED at Indian Universities.
Salient features of the operation:
It puts India right after Russia 's single  Mission launch of 33 sattelites in 2014
and Nasa's 29in 2013
Cost of the mission is 10 times less than that of  other space agencies.
ISRO has launched 57 satellites of 20 countries since MAY 1999.
Total weight of satellites 1288 kg
Two of the Satellites are made by students of Indian Universities
Use of Sattelites:
1. CARTOSAT (INDIA): Cartographic application, coastal land use, monitoring road network.and water distribution
2. SATYABHAMASAT(INDIA): Collect data on green House gases..
3.SWAYAM (INDIA) : Providing point to poiunt messaging services to HAM Community.
4.LAPAN-A3 (INDONESIA): Monitor Land use, natural resources and environment.
5.SKYSAT GEN 2-1:(AMERICA):A small imaging  satellite built by Google company
6. M3 MSAT (CANADA) Collect and study Automatic Identitification system signals from low- Earth Orbit.
7. BRIOS (GERMANY):Remote Sensing of High Temperature  records.
.8, GHGSAT-D(CANADA):Measure atmospheric concentration of Greenhouse Gases,
12 Dove Satellites of America for Earth Imaging
SATYABAMASAT:It is from Satyabama University, Chennai.:To collect data on green house Gases ( water vapour, Carbon Monoxide,Carbon Dioxide, Methane,and Hydrogen Floride.
SWAYAM: It is from college of Engineering from PUNE.To provide Point to Point messaging services to the HAM Community.
Involing Student community and Acedamicians can help creating a pool enthusiastic, scientists and researchers.

Monday, 20 June 2016


International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21th June, 2016
Let us understand the benefits and precautions for practicing Yoga./Yogasanas.
“The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both mind and body.”
Yoga / Yogasanas is great  vehicle to maintain mental peace, health problems, simulator of body.

There are different kinds of ASANAS(Postures), curing different health problem. 
Meditation , which is talked about in Yoga has ability to cure Stress, ailments, and allows rejunivation of body abd mind. So many sports persons do Yoga to keep themselves fit physically and mentally. some simple asanas/exercises can releive back pain, tension and so many ailments.

 Some Benefits of Yoga
1.Increased flexibility
2. Increased muscle strength and tone.
3. Improved respiration, energy and vitality.
4.Maintaining balanced metabolism.
5.Weight reduction.
6.Cardio and circulatory health
7.Improved  athletic pereformance
8.Protection from injury.

Precautions for yoga:
Yoga should be practiced under the guidance of qualified 'Yoga Instructor'.
Especially Pregnant women, Back pain Patients, Injured persons etc., should not practice some yogasanas .
It is always advisable to do yoga under the guidance of Yoga instructor. All health problems should be told to the yoga instructors, even minor health problems should not be ignored, and should get  tailor made courses form Yoga instructor.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, Mysore , India

The sand sculpted museum of Mysore City is unique and first of its kind in India, and one and only Sand Sculpted musem in India.
The city of Mysore, in  India, is One of most attractive Tourist centers in the world, with Chamundi Hills. Brindavan Gardens, Mysore Palace, Art Gallery and many other palaces, attracting tourists from all over the world. The Sand Sculpted Museum at Mysore is recent additions and attracting Tourists for the Creative Work.

The Unique sand sculpted Museum as we enter the place, gives us a treat to eyes and renders one with surprise. The artistic work, elegance, artist’s imagination, hardwork, Precision makes one surprise , astonish and enjoy.  The Skillful carving  makes one to enjoy and take photos to preserve the memories.
Exihibits at Mysore sand Museum displaying 150 sculptures of sand with different themes over an area of  13500 sq ft, using more than 130 truckloads of sand.

Creator and Creation of Sand Sculpture Museum
Ms. MN Gowri ,Bachelor of fine arts, one of the leading sand sculptors of India created this Museum, which took four months to complete.
Materials used for this Sand Sculpted museum apart from 130 loads of sand, ,water, small amount of glue is used. All precautions are taken to protect sculptures from Sun and Rain. Insectisides are used to protect them insects.  These sand sculprures can last for one year.

These sand sculptures attract visitors and sculptures of Ganesha, Godess Chamundeswari, Sri kanta Datta Narasimha Raja Wadiyar , Lord Krishna and Arjuna, on Chariot, Laughing Buddha, Chrismas Tree and Santa Cruz, Masjid, Tom and Jerry, animals, Car, Jhansi Lakshmi Bai, Religious places, epics etc., to name a few speaks a lot about the wide variety of creations. Vistors are allowed to take photographs. Tourists visiting this place never miss a chance to take photos with cam or Mobile. Many of them prefer selfies..

Sand Sculpture Museum is located in Mysore at Saptamathruka Layout , at the foothills of Chamundi Hills , which is 6kms from Mysore Bus Stand.

It is located on the way to Chamundi Hills From Mysore.

The Museum Timings & Fees

8.30 AM  to 6.30 PM

Entrance Ticket Rs. 40/- Per Person  For Kids It is Rs.20/-

Photography is allowed.