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Kakolu's unique Krishna idol

Published on 22-May-2017
Distinctive: The idol of Krishna at Kakolu near Bengaluru. Photo by author.

Kakolu, a nondescript village about 40 km from Bengaluru, is home to a unique temple of Lord Krishna...

A fort lost in time

Published on 22-May-2017
Strategically placed: A view of the fort from the base. Photo by Siddhi Doddanavar.

When you're in Paris, the huge Eiffel Tower is visible from any part of the city, owing mainly to its size...

Custodians of folk forms

Published on 22-May-2017
Artistic Cognizance: Scenes from the plays performed by the Ekataari group.

Folklore has its roots deep in the culture of the common people. It is enriched by a wealth of wisdom and...

Efforts to save jowar diversity

Published on 22-May-2017
Traditional: Madivalappa Totagi with the jowar varieties grown in his farm near Dharwad. Photo by Author.

Madivalappa Totagi, an organic farmer based in Mugad village near Dharwad, is known for his innovative approach...

Resurrecting heritage tanks

Published on 22-May-2017
Collective: People desilting a tank in Hassan.

Recently, Doddakondagola village of Hassan taluk witnessed a unique collective effort to resurrect...

Men of valour and courage

Published on 22-May-2017
Role Models: Paintings of General K S Thimayya, Field Marshal K M Cariappa.

Kodagu is not just known for its serene landscape and picturesque surroundings, but also for the valour of its people...

Seraphic shrines of Sahyadri

Published on 15-May-2017
Confluence of divinityL The archway of Horanadu shrine. Photo by author.

Nestled amidst the sylvan and picturesque environment of the Sahyadri ranges in Karnataka, Kalasa and Horanadu...

For sustainable livelihoods

Published on 15-May-2017
Subsidiary: Women engaged in garland making in Siddapur taluk, Uttara Kannada; (below) an areca dehusking machine.

If you are a farmer in Sirsi-Siddapur part of Uttara Kannada district looking to construct a rainwater harvesting tank...

The appeal of the Kenguris

Published on 15-May-2017
Favoured by many: Farmers with Kenguri sheep at the Kenguri Santhe in Sindhanur. photos by author

It was seven in the morning when we reached Sindhanur agricultural produce market committee's (APMC) market. The crowd was huge...

Community effort to revive a lake

Published on 15-May-2017
Deweeding: A lake clean-up activity.

The lake in Kotturu town of Kudligi taluk is said to be the third largest lake of Ballari district. And it is on the path......

Photo Gallery
Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena...

Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena...

South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled howitzer fires during the annual exercise in Paju

South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled howitzer fires during the annual exercise in Paju

President Donald Trump pauses as he makes a statement...

President Donald Trump pauses as he makes a statement...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at an interaction with...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at an interaction with...

A shopkeeper looks for valuables and documents in the debris...

A shopkeeper looks for valuables and documents in the debris...

HP State Electricity Board Employees Union members shout slogans...

HP State Electricity Board Employees Union members shout slogans...

Congress and CPM leaders, activists raise slogans against the West Bengal...

Congress and CPM leaders, activists raise slogans against the West Bengal...

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar with Center for Peace...

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar with Center for Peace...

In this NASA provided frame from video, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer...

In this NASA provided frame from video, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer...

Actor Brad Pitt gives his autographs for fans...

Actor Brad Pitt gives his autographs for fans...

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