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Nawabs and paan leaves

Old Nawabs Palace. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

Rahman Azer draws our attention to the quaint town of Savanur, its etymology, history and speciality, by citing interesting...

From here & there

A banyan tree and a fig tree are often united in matrimony to propitiate Varuna, the rain god.

It is amusing to see a tree covered by a sari. You may find such trees everywhere in the northern part of Karnataka. People...

Surrounded by nature's bounty

Idagunji Temple housing Lord Ganesha. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

An ancient and famous shrine of Maha Ganapathi is located in a small village called Idagunji in Uttara Kannada district...

Proud wings of a nation

Pushpak, light utility aircraft. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

The HAL Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum is a storehouse of everything related to the science of flying...

Igniting a billion dreams

Coordinators learning the usage of computers; (below) Students of a primary school learning the use of tablets. PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

'A child without education is like a bird without wings' seems to be the motivation for the people at One Billion Literates...

Miscellany

A bear with its cubs at Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary. PHOTO BY MR MANJUNATH

Daroji Sloth Bear sanctuary is located only 15 kilometres from the Hampi World Heritage Centre. Set up in 1994 in the eastern...

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Bengaluru Archbishop Bernard Moras paying his last respect to Poet U R Ananthmurthy ...

Bengaluru Archbishop Bernard Moras paying his last respect to Poet U R Ananthmurthy ...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with her daughter Aaradhya arrives at Sanganer air port in Jaipur ...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with her daughter Aaradhya arrives at Sanganer air port in Jaipur ...

Arun Jaitley  during the commissioning of  Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette INS Kamorta ...

Arun Jaitley during the commissioning of Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette INS Kamorta ...

Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor walks the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week ...

Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor walks the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week ...

Actor Jackie Shroff distributes prizes for the Ganeshotsav mandals in Thane, Mumbai ...

Actor Jackie Shroff distributes prizes for the Ganeshotsav mandals in Thane, Mumbai ...

Wreckage of a car after an accident at Inderlok in New Delhi ...

Wreckage of a car after an accident at Inderlok in New Delhi ...

Jnanpith awardee UR Ananthamurthy's mortal remains being carried for last rites in Bengaluru ...

Jnanpith awardee UR Ananthamurthy's mortal remains being carried for last rites in Bengaluru ...

British Parliamentarians (green) during a friendly rugby match with Indian players in Mumbai ...

British Parliamentarians (green) during a friendly rugby match with Indian players in Mumbai ...

Former New Zealand Captain Stephen Fleming taking a selfie with female fans in Mumbai ...

Former New Zealand Captain Stephen Fleming taking a selfie with female fans in Mumbai ...

Tourists stand in line outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ...

Tourists stand in line outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ...

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