A colourful bug/beetle and a black fly to be identified

Mysore, India(Zone 10a)

Pic 1.
This insect is spotted very occasionally in my garden. Can someone help identify this?

Pic 2.
The black fly which was much larger than the ordinary housefly by many folds flew in two days ago.

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Minot, ND

The beetle is a flower scarab (subfamily Cetoniinae) - see http://www.biolib.cz/IMG/GAL/167580.jpg
The fly is a bee fly - http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-rYgleXxkfX8/Tndv-msrX_I/AAAAAAAAEQE/LV2zR47IS3I/s640/beefly1.JPG

Mysore, India(Zone 10a)

I checked up again today and found that there are hundreds of genera of this Bee Fly. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombyliidae
Even The Scarab beetle seems to have a vast variety.

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