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Pot-in-pot refrigerator

Published on 13-Apr-2015

Summer is in and everyone wants something cool. Starting from cold water to milk to ice-cream and what not! Life revolves around refrigerator even as...

Black is beautiful at Tilmati

Published on 13-Apr-2015
NATURE'SWONDER Tilmati beach near Karwar; black sand seen on the beach. PHOTOS BY PRAMOD HARIKANT

With its serene surroundings, exhilarating morning breeze, shimmering sea waves and rippling sand, Tilmati Beach offers a refreshing view. Tilmati or the ...

Leaves of hope for the 'tree of life'

Published on 13-Apr-2015
NEWPOSSIBILITIESWell-equipped VCO production unit at CPCRI; a coconut plantation in coastal Karnataka; packed virgin coconut oil (below). PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

A mention of coastal Karnataka brings to mind images of sunny beaches and tall coconut trees. The tree, known as kalpavriksha for its multiple uses, forms...

A beguiling folk museum

Published on 13-Apr-2015
LOCAL ROOTS Folk Museum in Navanagar; an exhibit at the Museum

The construction of Almatti Dam led to the submergence of certain parts of Bagalkot. Due to this, a new township called Navanagar was created,...

Charmed by the blooms

Published on 13-Apr-2015
PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

As I walked into the compound, Pushpa Suresh, a classical dancer, welcomed me into her garden to introduce her beloved beauties. There stand Shiva, Wings...

Mouldering forts beckon

Published on 13-Apr-2015
ROBUST STRUCTURES Bhatambra Fort; an arched hall in Bhalki Fort. PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

If Bidar district in the far north corner of the State is considered to be a barren landscape with inhospitable climate, the interior villages and...

A guiding light to the blind

Published on 06-Apr-2015
altruistic The Project Vision conceptualises unique campaigns to promote eye donation. photo by author

To look at things through someone else's eyes is a common enough expression we all use, but at The Project Vision (TPV) it is a...

Beacons of light

Published on 06-Apr-2015
guiding ships Kapu Lighthouse in Udupi district.

A lighthouse is a tower designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses used as a navigational guide for maritime pilots at...

Taste the natural sweetness

Published on 06-Apr-2015
Bonding over juice: freshly-squeezed  sugarcane juice. Photos by author

People usually gather around to celebrate festivals, cultural events, pujas and marriages. But have you ever heard of people gathering around to celebrate sugarcane?

A fort of valour and defiance

Published on 06-Apr-2015
legendary tales Bahaddur Bande Fort near Koppal. Photo by Author

Situated in Bahaddur Bande village, four km away from Koppal town, Bahaddur Bande Fort holds a significant place in the pages of history.

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Guru Sai Dutt of PSPB and Neha Pandit of Airport Athority Of India won the men and women title...

Guru Sai Dutt of PSPB and Neha Pandit of Airport Athority Of India won the men and women title...

Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai lama and Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu...

Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai lama and Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu...

Nuns of Missionaries of Charity wait in a queue to cast their vote infront of a polling centre...

Nuns of Missionaries of Charity wait in a queue to cast their vote infront of a polling centre...

A langur eats potatoes being sold by a roadside vendor in Ahmadabad...

A langur eats potatoes being sold by a roadside vendor in Ahmadabad...

Leopard seen in new glass enclosure at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden in Mysuru...

Leopard seen in new glass enclosure at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden in Mysuru...

KSRTC buses standstill due to the 'bundh' called by the Kannada Okkuta...

KSRTC buses standstill due to the 'bundh' called by the Kannada Okkuta...

Karanaji Lake in Mysuru...

Karanaji Lake in Mysuru...

A little boy of a migratory family walks freely at BMTC bus stand...

A little boy of a migratory family walks freely at BMTC bus stand...

.A tourist drinks water on the roadside during a visit to Jantar Mantar...

.A tourist drinks water on the roadside during a visit to Jantar Mantar...

Various kinds of articles attracting the viewers exhibited during Rajasthani Mela...

Various kinds of articles attracting the viewers exhibited during Rajasthani Mela...

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