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From here & there - Friends of books

Published on 03-Aug-2015

Gokarna, which is known for the atmalinga, seashores, and the constant crowd of visitors, has an added attraction now, in the form of a library......

Healing beats of Aati Kalenja

Published on 03-Aug-2015
caretaker Aati Kalenja is said to keep evils at bay. DH PHOTO BY GOVINDRAJ JAVALI

Come the season of Aati, when downpours inundate Tulunadu, it is kalenja who roams around in the villages to ward off evil spirits....

A new spin on clean energy

Published on 03-Aug-2015
Clean & Green An employee refills cylinders at the Maltose plant in Doddaballapura.  Photo by pramod S

At a time when waste disposal sites have become ticking bombs, Chiranjeevi Kulkarni writes about innovative efforts in Bengaluru...

Miscellany - Aroma of chocolate in coffee land

Published on 03-Aug-2015
sweet goodies Fancy Ganapathy with her produce of chocolates. photo by author

Coorg is synonymous with quaint coffee estates, lush falls and serene greenery. But did you know that it also houses a mini-chocolate factory...

Old games, new tricks

Published on 03-Aug-2015
games for your mind Kids playing a traditional game PHOTO courtesy: Ramsons kala prathishtana, mysuru

Disguised as newer forms of entertainment, the traditional board games of Karnataka are making their way back into our lives...

Call for freedom from a tiny village

Published on 03-Aug-2015
Madikeri Palace; Photos by Author

Even as the nation struggled to gain independence, there was a small revolution unfolding in picturesque Kodagu...

From here & there - Monsoon blooms

Published on 27-Jul-2015

Numerous flowers bloom during monsoon adding colour to the season. They include the golden flowers of Rattlepod...

Where nature reigns supreme

Published on 27-Jul-2015
less explored Temple complex at Mahakuta near Badami. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

A little girl in a bright yellow frock sits on a charpoy frowning at me as I take her photograph. Her mother walks by...

Boosting the native pride

Published on 27-Jul-2015
local stamp GI tag offers an assurance of quality to goods that are unique to a particular region . dh photo

Karnataka tops the list in the Geographical Indication Registry reflecting increased public awareness about the State's rich diversity...

Miscellany - Early years of Kannada journalism

Published on 27-Jul-2015
pioneer Hermann Frederick Mogling launched Mangalura Samachara, the first fortnightly paper in Kannada.

When Hermann Frederick Mogling arrived in Mangalore with his Basel missionary in December 1836, he would have never thought of the change...

Photo Gallery
Locals wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on River Ganga at Kalighat...

Locals wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on River Ganga at Kalighat...

Foreign tourists wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on Ganga river at Kalighat...

Foreign tourists wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on Ganga river at Kalighat...

Children sitting on the roof of a house in a flooded village at Satul in Murshidabad...

Children sitting on the roof of a house in a flooded village at Satul in Murshidabad...

Manish Malhotra with actress Aishwarya Rai on the ramp at the India Couture Week...

Manish Malhotra with actress Aishwarya Rai on the ramp at the India Couture Week...

Juhi Chawla at an interactive session on health hazards due to mobile radiations in Mumbai...

Juhi Chawla at an interactive session on health hazards due to mobile radiations in Mumbai...

Sania Mirza walks the ramp during a fashion show at India International Jewellery Week...

Sania Mirza walks the ramp during a fashion show at India International Jewellery Week...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bhopal on Monday to promote his upcoming film 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man'...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bhopal on Monday to promote his upcoming film 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man'...

Sonam Kapoor walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Sonam Kapoor walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Kohli reacts at a hotel staff after arriving at Hotel Taj in Colombo...

Kohli reacts at a hotel staff after arriving at Hotel Taj in Colombo...

Chitrangada Singh walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Chitrangada Singh walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

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