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Many wonders of Sirsi

Published on 24-Mar-2015
DIVINE AND ARTISTIC Madhukeshwara Temple in Banavasi

The name Sirsi brings to one's mind, images of lush green forest, crystal clear streams and roaring waterfalls. Sirsi and its surrounding places are ......

Falling prey to the royal bait

Published on 23-Mar-2015
Tiger hunting in Princely Mysore, an illustration fromIllustrated London News (March 14, 1892);

Hunting was once a favourite pastime for both the royals and the layman. Colonisation led to the emergence of another tradition, where hunting was not...

Bliss atop a hill

Published on 23-Mar-2015
The temple offers a unique 360 degree viewof the towns below.

On the Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway, five km from Channapatna before Maddur, is a sign on the main road which reads, "Shri Kambada Yoga Narasimhaswamy" in red,...

A new dawn for special kids

Published on 23-Mar-2015
ALL-ENCOMPASSING Sessions of yoga, physiotherapy, hippo therapy, and hydro therapy are conducted regularly at USHAS. PHOTO BY TAZUDDIN AZAD

As we walked towards this campus on a hot March Monday morning, we could see a child riding a horse and two people jotting down...

Friendly rapport with the loris

Published on 23-Mar-2015
ASHY CREATURE Slender lorises are arboreal, nocturnal and feed on flowers, leaves and slugs. PHOTO BY B V GUNDAPPA

If you travel from Tumakuru to Kunigal on Tumakuru-Mysuru road, you will come across a board saying "Welcome to the place of slender lorises" in...

Time for new narratives

Published on 16-Mar-2015
Festival of many shades Ugadi marks the onset of spring, the season of growth and prosperity. photo courtesy:dh archives

As the festive mood spreads ahead of Ugadi, Shraddha N V Sharma explores varied traditions associated with the festival and their significance.

Spare a thought for the sparrow

Published on 16-Mar-2015
supporting the cause R G Timmapur with students at a training session in Dharwad. Photos by B M KEDARNATH

Common house sparrow, one of the winged companions of human beings, has disappeared from most of the commonly-sighted places, without a clue.

Carving lives and livelihoods

Published on 16-Mar-2015
skill development CEKIA provides training in wood and stone carving, art pottery and metal craft. photos by author

Lord Ganapathi, Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Saraswathi, Goddess Lakshmi, Jesus Christ, Mother Mary, Laughing Buddha, Govardhan Giri, Kathakali dancer...

A push in the right direction

Published on 16-Mar-2015
common thoughts FoCh was started by a bunch of young collegians who were already volunteering with similar NGOs. photo by author

There are many hurdles in the education of an underprivileged child. The first step begins with enrolling the child in a school, and the final...

Yaksha, the caretaker of Haigunda

Published on 16-Mar-2015
The statue of Yaksha at Haigunda. photo by B L Soujanya

Yaksha and Yakshi have a special place in Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. In Hindu mythology, these nature-spirits are semi gods living under the earth in...

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An Auto driver seen upset outside theTV showroom as he was watching...

An Auto driver seen upset outside theTV showroom as he was watching...

Angry cricket fans burn the posters of Virat Kohli and Bollywood...

Angry cricket fans burn the posters of Virat Kohli and Bollywood...

Indian cricket fans react as India bats against Australia during their...

Indian cricket fans react as India bats against Australia during their...

Indian supporters wait in the stands following their team's...

Indian supporters wait in the stands following their team's...

India's Virat Kohli (C) and team mates react after Australia won their...

India's Virat Kohli (C) and team mates react after Australia won their...

India's batsmen Umesh Yadav (L) and Mohammed Shami walk off the...

India's batsmen Umesh Yadav (L) and Mohammed Shami walk off the...

Australia's teammates look at India's batsmen Umesh Yadav's face after his...

Australia's teammates look at India's batsmen Umesh Yadav's face after his...

Australian team mates react after they won their Cricket World Cup semi-final...

Australian team mates react after they won their Cricket World Cup semi-final...

Actress and newly appointed AICC National Spokesperson Kushboo...

Actress and newly appointed AICC National Spokesperson Kushboo...

Saina Nehwal at India Open...

Saina Nehwal at India Open...

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