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A sport & an art

Published on 20-Feb-2017
The three popular types of 'mallakamba' are 'pole mallakamba', 'hanging mallakamba' and 'rope mallakamba'. DH PHOTOS

Traditionally conceived as a fitness sport, 'mallakamba' has emerged as a performing art in recent times. Divyashri Mudakavi describes....

Curry leaves everywhere

Published on 20-Feb-2017
Giriraj and his wife making bunches of curry leaves; curry leaf plants grown in the front yard of their house in Medehalli village near Chitradurga. PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

Giriraj, a resident of Medehalli village near Chitradurga, may be into business, but his front yard shows his passion for agriculture.

A forgotten Jain site

Published on 20-Feb-2017
Bahubali statue in Basadi Hosakote; ruins of a 'basadi mantapa'; a 'tirthankara's' statue. Photos by author

Kushal V R visits the Jain shrines and other relics in Basadi Hosakote, a nondescript village in Mandya district that was...

Taking poetry to youngsters

Published on 20-Feb-2017
A poetry session conducted by Kavita Trust on the banks of River Netravati in Dakshina Kannada.

Kavita Trust in Mangaluru has been promoting Konkani poetry through various activities, writes Ronald Anil Fernandes.

The many benefits of tree-based farming

Published on 14-Feb-2017
gradual change Irfan Gudusab Kamdolli at his farm in Hirebendigeri village in Haveri district. Photo by author

Like many other parts of the State, Haveri district has also been suffering from acute rain deficit for many years now...

Colours of aspiration

Published on 14-Feb-2017
rounded development A class in progress at Swastha in Kodagu district; students marching on a sports day.

Situated amidst the estate belts of North Kodagu, harmony and camaraderie exist in abundance in the abode known as Swastha...

Makers of the chariots of gods

Published on 14-Feb-2017
carrying on a tradition Basavaraj S Badiger (extreme right) & his team at Kamala-Shankara Gurukula in Bengaluru.

Chariot processions are integral to annual fairs and festivals across the State. Huge chariots moving majestically amidst the crowd...

Spreading light through eye donation

Published on 14-Feb-2017
noble act Eye donation camp at Mundigesara village, Uttara Kannada.

There couldn't have been a more appropriate way to celebrate a village school's centenary year than by pledging...

Rare display of paddy diversity

Published on 14-Feb-2017
wide range A view of the Rice Museum at Navile, Shivamogga. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

Many varieties of traditional paddy, millets, attractive panicles of different crops, detailed information...

In the gardens of Banavasi

Published on 14-Feb-2017
Many attractions :Madhukeshwara Temple in Banavasi

It is a virtue to be born in Banavasi as a human being. If not as a human being, then at least one should...

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A young leopard in a box in the zoo in Eberswalde, Germany...

A young leopard in a box in the zoo in Eberswalde, Germany...

Devotees performing pooja to Lord Shiva at Shiva Temple, old airport road, on the occasion...

Devotees performing pooja to Lord Shiva at Shiva Temple, old airport road, on the occasion...

Emma Watson arrives for the Beauty And The Beast Premiere...

Emma Watson arrives for the Beauty And The Beast Premiere...

Army jawans firing air shots to pay tributes to L/NK Ghulam Mohi ud din Rather during...

Army jawans firing air shots to pay tributes to L/NK Ghulam Mohi ud din Rather during...

The yet unnamed polar bear cub and its mother Giovanna explore the open air enclosure...

The yet unnamed polar bear cub and its mother Giovanna explore the open air enclosure...

Devotees offering prayers to lord Rameshwara on the occasion of 'Shivaratri' at Rameshwara Swamy...

Devotees offering prayers to lord Rameshwara on the occasion of 'Shivaratri' at Rameshwara Swamy...

A cow stands with the cow photographer in front a screen in Verden, Germany...

A cow stands with the cow photographer in front a screen in Verden, Germany...

A boy carrying his grand father for casting during the 4th phase of assembly elections...

A boy carrying his grand father for casting during the 4th phase of assembly elections...

NSUI activists participating in peace unity march at Delhi University in New Delhi...

NSUI activists participating in peace unity march at Delhi University in New Delhi...

A man dressed as Hindu Lord Shiva performs during a religious procession ahead of the Hindu...

A man dressed as Hindu Lord Shiva performs during a religious procession ahead of the Hindu...

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