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Where the pepper queen ruled

There is a quiet calm about the fort that was once known for its architectural grandeur and had enjoyed its days of glory and was also the seat of several battles. Photo by Chitra Ramaswamy

Home to an age-old fort that stands majestic even today, Mirjan is a testimony to the time gone by, writes Chitra Ramaswamy...

This village is the stork's domain

Kokkarebellur, a small village in Maddur taluk of Mandya district of Karnataka is named after the painted storks...

Wildlife around a 'tiger's lake'

Long ago, tigers used to come to this lake to drink water, which came to be called as 'Pilikula' or 'tiger's lake'. Today, it is...

Remnants of Jainism

uilt in 1586 AD, this basadi looks unique and symmetrical in construction on all four sides, thus deriving its name chaturmukha. Photo by Kushal V R

Karkala is dotted with numerous Jain shrines,a 42-feet-tall statue and rich history. So head to this little town to get a dose of sheer magnificence......

Miscellany

Manikyadhara Falls is a small water fall but it is absolute heaven for lovers of nature. Photo by D B N Murthy

The Bababudangiri hills in Chikamagalur offers a panoramic view of the surroundings, forests and many coffee plantations. But the jewel in the crown...

From here & there

Bangalore has to its credit the invention of a military weapon called the Bangalore Torpedo. It was first devised by Captain McClintock of the British......

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People purchasing mangoes at Russel Market Bangalore. DH photo

People purchasing mangoes at Russel Market Bangalore. DH photo

Members of the Christian community praying on the occassion of Easter Sunday at the Sacred Heart...

Members of the Christian community praying on the occassion of Easter Sunday at the Sacred Heart...

Pope Francis leaves after celebrating an Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican...

Pope Francis leaves after celebrating an Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican...

Children holding Easter Egg during the prayer at 'Platt Memorial' Church in Bangalore on Sunday...

Children holding Easter Egg during the prayer at 'Platt Memorial' Church in Bangalore on Sunday...

Christians offer prayers on easter day, at St Mary's Cathedral, in Bangalore. DH photo

Christians offer prayers on easter day, at St Mary's Cathedral, in Bangalore. DH photo

A man waits for customers while selling 'samosas',  along a road divider in Karachi. Reuters photo

A man waits for customers while selling 'samosas', along a road divider in Karachi. Reuters photo

A man pours water on a competitor during a road race as part of traditional festival games to ...

A man pours water on a competitor during a road race as part of traditional festival games to ...

A man baths using a pipe that supplies water to trains at a railway station in the southern...

A man baths using a pipe that supplies water to trains at a railway station in the southern...

A butterfly and a honey bee fight to collect nectar from a flower in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI Photo

A butterfly and a honey bee fight to collect nectar from a flower in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI Photo

A man and his bullock cart crashes with a truck at a race during traditional festival games to ...

A man and his bullock cart crashes with a truck at a race during traditional festival games to ...

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