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Veggies from the backyard

Published on 19-Jan-2015
MAINSTAY Malnad women love growing vegetable gardens. photo by author

Shades of green, red, pink and yellow dot the backyard of any Malnad house in winter....

Bastion of robust beauty

Published on 19-Jan-2015
TRADITIONAL: Basavakalyana Fort as seen from outside. Photos by author

The possession of Basavakalyana Fort was of strategic importance in history, especially between 10th and 12th century....

Turning over new leaves

Published on 19-Jan-2015
ONE FOR ALL Shukla Bose, CEO & founder of Parikrma, with students.

Disadvantaged children can find hope and start a new chapter in their lives, with NGOs that strive to give them equal opportunities...

Where art flaunts culture

Published on 19-Jan-2015
EARTHY Folk art is a top choice for ornate home decor products and knick knacks. Photos by author

Hase chittara that portrays cultural vibrancy of Malnad region has strode beyond the traditional confines....

From here & there

Published on 19-Jan-2015

At least seven noted and celebrated travellers, have recorded their impressions of Hampi during its days of glory...

Miscellany

Published on 19-Jan-2015
OLD SCHOOL Sarvodaya Gurukula; (Below) The campus. Photos by author

Sarvodaya Gurukula run by Guru-mallaiah Sarvamangala Pratishthana in Srinivasapura taluk, is a novel venture at retaining an archaic system of education....

A village steeped in heritage

Published on 12-Jan-2015
QUITE UNIQUE  The Bhuvaraha Narasimha Temple in Halasi.  photo by author

Halasi, a popular heritage site located 14 kilometres away from Khanapur in Belagavi district, has temples that reflect Chalukyan architecture.

Vestiges of a bygone era

Published on 12-Jan-2015
TRADITIONAL  The streetscape of Nellikar village, lined with old houses.  Photos by author

Nellikar, a small village in the Western Ghat range, finds a unique place in history, for its Jain heritage...

Upping the farmers' ante

Published on 12-Jan-2015
ENGAGED Participants at one of the sessions of Banuli Krishi Belagu. Photos by author

Nudged by Mysuru Akashavani's programme Krishi Ranga, farmers' informal meetings snowballed...

Rowing down the roaring river

Published on 12-Jan-2015
LET IT FLOW  River-rafting is, by far, one of the most popular adventure sports in the country today.

Dandeli has become the Mecca of river-rafting in Southern India, where nature takes tourists on a wild ride along Kali River. Kunal Sharma relives his...

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President Barack Obama is welcomed by  Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

President Barack Obama is welcomed by Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama and  Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

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