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Published on 26-Jan-2015

Kodagina Gowramma, a significant writer in Kannada, is known for her progressive vision. She is also considered as the first woman to write short stories...

Tracking the hounds of Mudhol

Published on 26-Jan-2015
SIGHT HOUNDS The indigenous Mudhol breed. Photo by author

The Mudhol Hound has had a very royal start, given that it was the preferred breed of dogs by the royalty for warfare, hunting and...

No waste, only energy

Published on 26-Jan-2015
OWNER'S PRIDE Rajesh Naik at his  biogas power plant; . Photos by author

A farm and a poultry near Mangaluru have been utilising power from biogas units to run generators...

Miscellany

Published on 26-Jan-2015

Divinity beckons the devout Perched on a hillock in the picturesque woods of Attur, in the outskirts of Karkala town, stand the tall steeples of St...

Empowering the marginalised

Published on 26-Jan-2015
UNIQUE  Dr Shashi Rao with some of her students in the campus

The unintimidating environment at Ananya allows the children of a lesser god to find answers through enquiry, exploration and experimentation, observes Michael Patrao

A house of treasures

Published on 26-Jan-2015
ONCE UPON A TIME (Clockwise from left) Chachadi Wade, a manuscript, traditional household items at the museum. Photos by author

In a bid to refresh the memories of traditions and cultural practices, Chachadi Wade in Belagavi houses a museum that sings of the past, writes...

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....

Photo Gallery
A visitor takes a 'selfie' in front of an exhibit titled 'Circle Uncircled' by artist Rahul Kumar...

A visitor takes a 'selfie' in front of an exhibit titled 'Circle Uncircled' by artist Rahul Kumar...

A tightrope walker is silhouetted against the setting sun as she holds a balancing pole...

A tightrope walker is silhouetted against the setting sun as she holds a balancing pole...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his death...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his death...

President Pranab Mukherjee paying tributes to father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi...

President Pranab Mukherjee paying tributes to father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi...

Lawyers stop a train at Moradabad Railway Station on Friday during a protest demanding...

Lawyers stop a train at Moradabad Railway Station on Friday during a protest demanding...

An elderly woman and a boy stand outside their house with walls damaged in alleged firing from...

An elderly woman and a boy stand outside their house with walls damaged in alleged firing from...

New recruits of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) take oath during a graduation ceremony...

New recruits of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) take oath during a graduation ceremony...

A groom leads his horse in the equine pool after working out on the track, during early morning...

A groom leads his horse in the equine pool after working out on the track, during early morning...

A handler bathes a horse after a training session ahead of the Indian Derby in Mumbai...

A handler bathes a horse after a training session ahead of the Indian Derby in Mumbai...

Ladakhi women offering prayers during the inauguration of traditional Buddhist prayer...

Ladakhi women offering prayers during the inauguration of traditional Buddhist prayer...

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