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Gushing waters, lush parks

Sunrays Park. Photos by author

Krishna river is an important source of irrigation for people in the state. The Almatti Dam across this mighty river, is an...

From here & there

A Mangalore-based writer has ventured into the task of filling the void in children's literature in Konkani. Konkani writer...

The dying tradition of aravatiges

An aravatige. Photo by author

What is an aravatige? It would be difficult to get an answer in these days of packaged commercial drinking water...

Bastions of valour and victory

Forts conjure up visions of kings and warriors, bloody battles and conquests, strife and victories and evoke images of a bygone era when all was fair in love and war. DH Metrolife

Historical forts are unmoving testimonies to the myriad battles and whims of climate that they have withstood over centuries...

Miscellany

A bird's eye view of the temple at Huligana Muradi. Photo by author

Driving 80 km from Mysore on the Gundlupet-Chamrajanagar highway, 7 km from Terakanambi village, we come upon the...

Fire without smoke

what's cooking A woman in Bandipur village using an eco-chulha. Photo by author.

Smokeless chulhas are increasingly becoming a part of homes where LPG doesn't reach, writes Joyatri Ray.Mangalamma...

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Palestinian boy comforts his father, whom medics said was wounded by Israeli shelling in Shejaia...

Palestinian boy comforts his father, whom medics said was wounded by Israeli shelling in Shejaia...

England's Whitlock competes in men's All-Around Artistic Gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games...

England's Whitlock competes in men's All-Around Artistic Gymnastics at 2014 Commonwealth Games...

England's Stuart Broad celebrates with his teammates after running out India's Murali Vijay...

England's Stuart Broad celebrates with his teammates after running out India's Murali Vijay...

The debris of a hillock after a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

The debris of a hillock after a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Angry people set ablaze a police motorbike after rape of a minor girl by a prisoner in Allahabad ..

Angry people set ablaze a police motorbike after rape of a minor girl by a prisoner in Allahabad ..

Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leader SP Udayakumar addressing the media ...

Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leader SP Udayakumar addressing the media ...

India's Bajrang wrestles with England's Sasha Madyarchyk during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling ...

India's Bajrang wrestles with England's Sasha Madyarchyk during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling ...

Pankaj Singh fails to make contact with a delivery during the fourth day of the third test ...

Pankaj Singh fails to make contact with a delivery during the fourth day of the third test ...

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