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Milking the organic way

Published on 02-Mar-2015
STATE-OF-THE-ART INFRASTRUCTURE:  A modern cowshed.  PHOTO COURTESY: AKSHAYAKALPA

Akshayakalpa, an organic dairy in Tiptur is tapping into the current organic craze and has transformed farmers into entrepreneurs. Halli Suresh writes about...

A shrine steeped in history

Published on 02-Mar-2015
Lakshmidevi Temple in Doddagadduvalli. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

Set in the scenic rural environment of Doddagadduvalli in Hassan district, is a lesser-known temple, one of the earliest to be built in the Hoysala......

From here and there

Published on 02-Mar-2015

Kundadri, a hill station located in Agumbe Ghat range, is a favoured place for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. It is a huge monolith...

Don't shun the waste

Published on 02-Mar-2015
WEALTHYWASTE:  Biodigester plant in Shankrappa's farm. PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

Useful resource Organic waste is a blessing in disguise for farmers. Packed with all necessary nutrients, it can naturally nourish the soil and also eliminate......

Miscellany

Published on 02-Mar-2015
B Vaman Rao, standing third fromleft at the release of his book. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

Usually a personal assistant (PA) to a district commissioner (DC) gets to serve two-three DCs in his lifetime. Some may get a chance to serve...

The power of one

Published on 02-Mar-2015
Shushrooshaa teamat a mall in Bengaluru.

What can a 19-year-old guy do to bring smiles to those in distress? A lot, actually. Sandhya Iyengar throws light on the efforts of Sanketh...

Nature tweets from Sandur

Published on 24-Feb-2015
ABODE OF WINGED BEAUTIES (Clockwise from top left) Narihalla reservoir, Sandur Valley, Red-whiskered bulbul, Oriental magpie-robin, Orange-headed thrush, Red spurfowl, Tickell's blue flycatcher. photos by author

bird paradise Though illegal mining has left an irreparable impact on the ecosystem, Sandur valley has retained a character of wilderness...

From Here & There

Published on 24-Feb-2015
The promenade of MG Road Metro Station displays a mural created using the bright, colourful handmade costume of the lead actor of Yakshagana. The work is dedicated to Brahmavara H Subbana Bhat, teacher, who taught his students Yakshagana and dramatics besides teaching mathematics and English.

The promenade of MG Road Metro Station displays a mural created using the bright, colourful handmade costume of the lead actor of Yakshagana...

New twist to traditional games

Published on 24-Feb-2015
Easy To Handle Cloth replaces cardboard in the new forms. Photo by author

Ever since technology has taken over children's entertainment, anything other than graphically-designed games has failed to fascinate them...

Theatre for all

Published on 23-Feb-2015
popular art A Ninasam play under progress.  photo courtesy: ninasam

for the love of drama 85 productions and 3,400 shows spanning across 30 years is a feat achieved by Tirugata, an itinerant repertory of Ninasam....

Photo Gallery
Rajnath Singh celebrates Holi with Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and party leader Vijay Goel...

Rajnath Singh celebrates Holi with Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and party leader Vijay Goel...

Hema Malini reacts as an MP smears Gulal on her forehead ahead of Holi celebrations...

Hema Malini reacts as an MP smears Gulal on her forehead ahead of Holi celebrations...

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu...

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu...

Narendra Modi being presented with the autographed tennis racquets of Leander Paes and Martina...

Narendra Modi being presented with the autographed tennis racquets of Leander Paes and Martina...

Widows daubed in colours chant religious hymns as they take part in the Holi celebrations...

Widows daubed in colours chant religious hymns as they take part in the Holi celebrations...

Tourists celebrate Holi in Jodhpur on Wednesday...

Tourists celebrate Holi in Jodhpur on Wednesday...

A child during Holi celebration in Alipurduar on Thursday...

A child during Holi celebration in Alipurduar on Thursday...

Stranded trucks wait for the re-opening of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, at Nandni near Jammu...

Stranded trucks wait for the re-opening of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, at Nandni near Jammu...

Tennis star and ambassador of Earth Hour 2015, Sania Mirza signs a poster during a press meet...

Tennis star and ambassador of Earth Hour 2015, Sania Mirza signs a poster during a press meet...

People watching the wreckage of the Jaguar fighter aircraft...

People watching the wreckage of the Jaguar fighter aircraft...

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