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Wednesday 29 March 2017
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The beat of a different drum

Published on 27-Mar-2017
Resonant: A view of Vanibhadreshwara Temple near Mallapur. PHOTOS by author

The place has changed since I last visited it, in 2010. A steep embankment supporting the newly-laid railway line...

Unique Ugadi traditions

Published on 27-Mar-2017
Many practices: Germination test. PHOTO By Author, Vinod R Patil

Ugadi, which heralds the beginning of the new year, has special significance in rural Karnataka...

Poetry about the season of renewal

Published on 27-Mar-2017

Ugadi, the celebration of spring season, when nature comes alive fresh green leaves and colourful flowers...

The gnarled souvenirs

Published on 27-Mar-2017
Artistic: Uprooted coffee stems are used to make one-of-a-kind furniture items such as tables and flower stands. PHOTOS by Author

Bearers of the much sought-after red berries, the coffee shrubs - twisted and strong - withstand the test of time...

Offering a ray of hope

Published on 27-Mar-2017
Safe haven: The residents of Sneha Sadan in Mangaluru engaged in various activities.

Perched aloft the Kaikamba hillock, overlooking the picturesque vistas of green fields, swaying coconut palms...

Learning the tricks of the trade

Published on 27-Mar-2017
For sound education: Chamarajendra Wadiyar X with one of his tutors.

The records of Princely Mysore during the second half of 19th century provide us interesting information...

Saving water, drop by drop

Published on 20-Mar-2017
BLUE IS THE COLOUR Various water conservation structures have been constructed in over a hundred schools in Dakshina Kannada.

Lessons for life Ahead of World Water Day tomorrow, Shree Padre sheds light on the efforts of schools in Dakshina Kannada...

A gastronomical delight

Published on 20-Mar-2017
UNIQUE LEGACY About 60 households in Kondrahalli village of Malur taluk have continued their family profession, cooking. DH PHOTO

Kondrahalli is a nondescript village in Malur taluk of Kolar district. The 60 families that reside in...

Lesser-known historical places

Published on 20-Mar-2017
A viewof Rakkasagi, which was a site of the Battle of Talikota.

There are many places associated with the historic Battle of Talikota, that have the potential to become popular...

Where kings & traitors rest

Published on 20-Mar-2017
Bara Kaman in Vijayapura

City of domes While Gol Gumbaz is the first mausoleum that comes to our mind when we think of Vijayapura...

Photo Gallery
People  are purchasing Mango leaves and Neem leaves on the eve of Ugadi festival ...

People are purchasing Mango leaves and Neem leaves on the eve of Ugadi festival ...

A group of Marathi women, dressed in traditional attires, with placards displaying...

A group of Marathi women, dressed in traditional attires, with placards displaying...

Yakult's new brand ambassador and Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty at a promotional event...

Yakult's new brand ambassador and Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty at a promotional event...

‘King of fruits’ mango has arrived for sale at Eidgah Maidan near Channamma Circle in Hubballi...

‘King of fruits’ mango has arrived for sale at Eidgah Maidan near Channamma Circle in Hubballi...

Children with flowers, neem leaves and jaggery all set to welcome the New Year...

Children with flowers, neem leaves and jaggery all set to welcome the New Year...

Roads wear deserted look on Tuesday as temperature soars in Surat...

Roads wear deserted look on Tuesday as temperature soars in Surat...

Security forces chasing away local protesters who tried to disrupt an anti-militant operation...

Security forces chasing away local protesters who tried to disrupt an anti-militant operation...

Smoke billowing out of the house which was targeted by the security forces personnel for...

Smoke billowing out of the house which was targeted by the security forces personnel for...

A man carries schoolchildren on his bicycle on a road in Srinagar, India...

A man carries schoolchildren on his bicycle on a road in Srinagar, India...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

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