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An ode to the past

Published on 08-Feb-2016
A wall adorned with artefacts in John's home. Photos by author

John Valerian Tauro, a resident of Mangaluru, has been preserving the bygone culture through antiques in his unique...

The wind beneath their wings

Published on 08-Feb-2016
An entrepreneur selling her wares.

The Navodyami programme of Deshpande Foundation in Hubballi believes in supporting and encouraging micro-entrepreneurship...

Of an alluring Jain centre

Published on 08-Feb-2016
Panchakuta Basadi in Kambadahalli. Photo by author

The architectural finesse of Panchakuta Basadi in Kambadahalli of Mandya district makes for a visual treat...

A 'rock' temple

Published on 08-Feb-2016

The Malayavanta Raghunatha Temple in Kamalapura near Hampi is known for its mythological significance.

Rhythm and melody of Gamaka

Published on 08-Feb-2016
A Gamaka recital by renowned artiste Gangamma Keshavamurthy. DH PHoto by CHANDRAHAS KOTEKAR

Kannada literature is replete with many poetical works, also known as kavyas. At a time when literacy was at a low ebb...

Stone wonders of Nilaskal

Published on 08-Feb-2016
the setting sun framed between two menhirs at winter solstice

On the evening of the shortest day of the year, the setting sun hangs low in the western sky, a bright orange orb...

Restoring a forgotten temple

Published on 01-Feb-2016

Every year, many visit Kukke Subramanya Temple in Subramanya, Dakshina Kannada. However, few would be aware...

On a musical journey

Published on 01-Feb-2016
 A performance at Nada Brahma Sangeetha Sabha (below) in Mysuru. DH PhotoS by Irshad Mahammad

Mysuru, the heritage city, is also known for its celebrated musicians. Beginning from court musicians, who enjoyed the patronage of Wadiyars....

Man of many talents

Published on 01-Feb-2016
 B L Rice

BL Rice, the first director of the Archaeology Department in Karnataka, is one of the few European officials...

Nature's exhibits

Published on 01-Feb-2016

Banajalaya, located at a distance of six km from Sagara on Avinahalli Road, is a repository of herbs, plant fossils ...

Photo Gallery
Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

Pakistani Squash team poses with their medals at the 12th South Asian Games...

Pakistani Squash team poses with their medals at the 12th South Asian Games...

Indian tennis players pose for photographs with their medals...

Indian tennis players pose for photographs with their medals...

Weightlifter Pradeep Singh of India after winning gold in 94 kg wrestling...

Weightlifter Pradeep Singh of India after winning gold in 94 kg wrestling...

Gold medal winner Rajani of India poses after 69 kg wrestling event...

Gold medal winner Rajani of India poses after 69 kg wrestling event...

Gold medal winner Vikas Thakur (C)during medal presentation ceremony of 85 kgs weightlifting...

Gold medal winner Vikas Thakur (C)during medal presentation ceremony of 85 kgs weightlifting...

American warship Antietam in Visakhapatnam...

American warship Antietam in Visakhapatnam...

Delhi Dabang(Red) and Bengal Warriors(Blue) players in action during Pro Kabaddi season 3...

Delhi Dabang(Red) and Bengal Warriors(Blue) players in action during Pro Kabaddi season 3...

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