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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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Catholic devotees attend a Good Friday Mass inside at a church in New Delhi...

Catholic devotees attend a Good Friday Mass inside at a church in New Delhi...

Fire fighters trying to douse a fire that broke out at a shopping complex in Noida...

Fire fighters trying to douse a fire that broke out at a shopping complex in Noida...

SSB soldiers during the passing out parade of the 6th batch at Sashastra Seema Bal...

SSB soldiers during the passing out parade of the 6th batch at Sashastra Seema Bal...

A girl lights a candle on a graveyard of Central baptist Church's central graveyard...

A girl lights a candle on a graveyard of Central baptist Church's central graveyard...

Christian devotees take part in a 'Good Friday' procession in Jammu...

Christian devotees take part in a 'Good Friday' procession in Jammu...

A potter making earthen pots during summer season in Mirzapur on Friday. PTI Photo

A potter making earthen pots during summer season in Mirzapur on Friday. PTI Photo

Samajwadi Party workers attempt self-immolation with kerosene oil during a protest against ...

Samajwadi Party workers attempt self-immolation with kerosene oil during a protest against ...

Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), dressed as bloodied rabbits ...

Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), dressed as bloodied rabbits ...

Mutupallaku fesitval procession at Coonoor near Ooty on Friday. PTI Photo

Mutupallaku fesitval procession at Coonoor near Ooty on Friday. PTI Photo

A girl child kissing a statue of Jesus Christ on the occasion of Good Friday at The Sacred Heart...

A girl child kissing a statue of Jesus Christ on the occasion of Good Friday at The Sacred Heart...

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