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Nature tweets from Sandur

Published on 24-Feb-2015
ABODE OF WINGED BEAUTIES (Clockwise from top left) Narihalla reservoir, Sandur Valley, Red-whiskered bulbul, Oriental magpie-robin, Orange-headed thrush, Red spurfowl, Tickell's blue flycatcher. photos by author

bird paradise Though illegal mining has left an irreparable impact on the ecosystem, Sandur valley has retained a character of wilderness...

From Here & There

Published on 24-Feb-2015
The promenade of MG Road Metro Station displays a mural created using the bright, colourful handmade costume of the lead actor of Yakshagana. The work is dedicated to Brahmavara H Subbana Bhat, teacher, who taught his students Yakshagana and dramatics besides teaching mathematics and English.

The promenade of MG Road Metro Station displays a mural created using the bright, colourful handmade costume of the lead actor of Yakshagana...

New twist to traditional games

Published on 24-Feb-2015
Easy To Handle Cloth replaces cardboard in the new forms. Photo by author

Ever since technology has taken over children's entertainment, anything other than graphically-designed games has failed to fascinate them...

Theatre for all

Published on 23-Feb-2015
popular art A Ninasam play under progress.  photo courtesy: ninasam

for the love of drama 85 productions and 3,400 shows spanning across 30 years is a feat achieved by Tirugata, an itinerant repertory of Ninasam....

For greener spaces

Published on 23-Feb-2015
eco-drive LIFE members planting a sapling in Bengaluru.

When Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) decided to chop down trees on the roadside to make way for the Metro Rail, a group of...

Lac farming marks its foray into Karnataka

Published on 23-Feb-2015
complementary Scientists examining lac produce in a field. Photo by author

With innumerable problems plaguing farmers every other day, profitable alternatives are always welcome. Ramesh Shankarappa Jigaler is one such farmer, who took the risk...

Hidden nuggets of history

Published on 16-Feb-2015
Chennakeshava Temple in Aralaguppe.

Aralaguppe is a small village located in Tumakuru district. Situated close to Kibbanahalli, which is a pre-historic site housing palaeolithic remains, Aralaguppe contributes its fair...

For a better today

Published on 16-Feb-2015
Women at a bazaar organised by RAPID organisation in Dharwad.

Be it dowry harassment, forced prostitution or early marriage, women are targeted most of the time. Coming to the rescue of such women is an...

Where the Sun shines at midnight

Published on 16-Feb-2015

Puranipodu, a tiny hamlet in Chamarajnagar district, has been through a tough journey, fighting for luxuries of basic amenities. Sadananda Tumkuru writes about the struggle...

A tree for every occasion

Published on 16-Feb-2015

Ways of commemorating a milestone or a solemn occasion in one's life is evolving. For environment enthusiasts, it means planting a sapling and nurturing it......

Photo Gallery
A performance by the Gurkha Band of the British Army at the Queen's Birthday Party

A performance by the Gurkha Band of the British Army at the Queen's Birthday Party

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Rajya Sabha during Budget Session

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Rajya Sabha during Budget Session

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav performs ritual at the marriage of his daughter Raj Laxmi with Tej Prat

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav performs ritual at the marriage of his daughter Raj Laxmi with Tej Prat

Activists shout patriotic slogans as they pay tributes to the freedom-fighter Chandrashekhar Azad

Activists shout patriotic slogans as they pay tributes to the freedom-fighter Chandrashekhar Azad

Foreign delegates pose for a group photo at Parliament House

Foreign delegates pose for a group photo at Parliament House

Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Social Activist Anna Hazare addresses farmers protesting against the Land Bill in Meerut

Social Activist Anna Hazare addresses farmers protesting against the Land Bill in Meerut

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

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