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Revelling in exotic blooms

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Incredible Orchids have a  symmetry similar to human faces.  PHOTOS BY Nageshwar M  AND DH PHOTOS BY S K Dinesh

Floral charisma Often described as the most beautiful flowers in the world, orchids constitute one of the fastest growing segments of...

Celebrating the seasons of nature

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Reviving traditions Pilikula Nisargadhama has become a cultural hub with its unique programmes. DH PHOTOS

People milled around, relishing rare wild fruits and exotic tropical fruits, at Dr K Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama in Mangaluru...

From here & there - Experimenting with clay

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Clay pots

With the advent of modern technology, clay pots have lost relevance and only a few families are left with pottery for their livelihood...

A palace that still spells royalty

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Intriguing The palace is a one-storeyed structure and the most interesting part is that it is never closed. photos by author

COASTAL TREASURES Hidden in the depths of Belthangady, is a lesser-known royal abode that is both a historical monument and an...

Miscellany-The fading charm of the destroy

Published on 29-Jun-2015

The town of K R Pet and its surroundings have a number of architectural marvels gifted by the art-loving Hoysalas. My search this time was......

A century of success

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Pioneer A view of the herbal garden at Dhanvantari Arogya Ashrama in Nanjangud (inset) B V Pundit.

looking back Radha Prathi traces the journey of Ayurvedic practice over the last 100 years, by looking at B V Pundit's contributions...

Goodness of native mangoes

Published on 22-Jun-2015
So local, yet so special There are hundreds of varieties of wild mangoes that are preferred for their distinct aroma, unique flavour and keeping quality. PHOTOS BY SHIVANANDA KALAVE

sweet and sour Wild mangoes that once dominated the forests of the Malnad and coastal regions are fast disappearing. Mohan Talakalkoppa...

Quiet sanctitude by the river

Published on 22-Jun-2015
heritage Balmuri temple on the banks of River Cauvery. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

Balmuri, located in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district has carved a niche in the tourist map of Karnataka for its waterfalls. The man-made...

From here & there

Published on 22-Jun-2015

Visit Devarapura, a small village in Virajpet taluk of Kodagu district on the fourth Thursday of May and you can witness a unique festival...

Revisiting days of yore

Published on 22-Jun-2015
all round Madhava Rao brought about various reforms in the fields of education, railways, engineering and agriculture.

A COLOURFUL LIFE S Narendra Prasad chronicles the life of V P Madhava Rao as an administrator and discusses the various socio-political...

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Stranded Chardham pilgrims

Stranded Chardham pilgrims

boy, whose parents say they belong to the Rohingya community...

boy, whose parents say they belong to the Rohingya community...

A worker dries vermicelli, used to make a traditional sweet dish...

A worker dries vermicelli, used to make a traditional sweet dish...

A Muslim man calls for the evening prayer...

A Muslim man calls for the evening prayer...

BJP protest in Delhi

BJP protest in Delhi

A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays...

Chennai Metro services launched

Chennai Metro services launched

Anganwadi volunteers protest

Anganwadi volunteers protest

An Indian man pedals a cycle as a boy pushes it through a flooded street...

An Indian man pedals a cycle as a boy pushes it through a flooded street...

Canada Open 2015

Canada Open 2015

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