India Infofacts

Tag

Karnataka

Dharmasthala Temple

Dharmasthala Temple is an 800-year-old religious institution in the temple town of Dharmasthala in Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka, India. The deities of the temple are Shiva, who is referred to as MaƱjunatha, Ammavaru, the tirthankara Chandraprabha and the protective gods of… Continue Reading →

Jog falls

   Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the 2nd highest waterfall in India located near Sagara taluk in the state of Karnataka.It is a segmented waterfall which, depending on rain and season, becomes a plunge waterfall. The falls… Continue Reading →

Satya Narayana Nadella

                    Satya Narayana Nadella (born August 19, 1967) is an Indian-born American business executive. He is the current chief executive officer (CEO) of Microsoft.He was appointed as CEO on 4 February… Continue Reading →

Chalukya dynasty

The Chalukya dynasty  was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as… Continue Reading →

Coconut Island

St. Mary’s Islands, also known as Coconut Island and Thonsepar, are a set of four small islands in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Malpe in Udupi, Karnataka, India. They are known for their distinctive geological formation of columnar… Continue Reading →

Maravanthe village

Maravanthe is a village and a beach near Kundapura, Karnataka, India. Outlook travel considers it one of Karnataka’s most beautiful beaches.It is about 55 km (34 mi) from Udupi. NH-66 (erstwhile NH-17) runs next to the beach and the Suparnika… Continue Reading →

Largest Dome

Gol Gumbaz or Gol Gumbadh, Gol Gombadh meaning “circular dome”,is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb, located in Bijapur, Karnataka in India, was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although “impressively simple… Continue Reading →

Asia’s First Electric Streetlight

Bengaluru’s heritage lamp post. The city’s first streetlight – a 30ft tall cast-iron pole with a cluster of four lights. On the evening of August 5, 1905, it had blazed to life at the flick of a switch by Sir… Continue Reading →

Navararti

Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights.During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped…. Continue Reading →

Malgudi days

Malgudi Days is an Indian television series based on the works of R.K. Narayan. The series was directed by Kannada actor and director Shankar Nag. Carnatic musician L. Vaidyanathan composed the score. R. K Narayan’s brother and acclaimed cartoonist R…. Continue Reading →

© 2018 India Infofacts — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

%d bloggers like this: