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Sunday 21 December 2014
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Beyond coffee and spices

WHITE CASCADE  Abby Falls

Kodagu, along the Western Ghats, is blessed with emerald landscapes, misty mountains and enchanting waterways. Chitra Ramaswamy visits the rural expanse and returns with...

Architectural marvel in soapstone

ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTIES: Cluster of shrines around Mahadeva Temple. Photo by Tukaram Rao B V

Mahadeva Temple located in Itagi, 28 km away from Koppal, holds historical and architectural significance. The temple complex with a high towered Mahadeva Temple and...

From here & there

The wooden statue of St Mary, in Aloyseum, the museum attached to St Aloysius College, is a rare piece of antique art.

A reign ahead of times

ADMIN'S PROWESS  Tipu's embassy at the court of the French King Louis XVI in 1788;

He laid rudimentary foundations for some of the most modern reforms that are in force today, making him a visionary. Mukund V Kirsur presents the...

Miscellany

About 28 km from Bengaluru, off the Mysuru highway, stands the majestic Big Banyan Tree. It is located in a small village called Ramohalli, and...

Crafting a livelihood

RESURRECTING THE ART: 120-year old saree with kasuti work;    Photo by Aparna P Sirsalmath

Soon after packing off her children to school, Latha Kabirpanth shifts her role from that of a mother to a teacher. She pulls a piece...

When city was a jungle

Grasslands like these have disappeared from Bengaluru district .

Today's Bengaluru is much different from the small town it was in 16th century, when Kempe Gowda founded it.

It's a Jain cultural hub

Konaje Kallu, the road to which is a trekkers' paradise. photo by author

Moodabidri, near Mangalore, is an ancient centre of Jain learning and has been considered one of the main tourist destinations in...

Empowerment, not charity

A community segregation drive.

Centre for Social Action (CSA) is an NGO within Christ University. Since 1999, when it was set up, CSA believes in churning out a...

On the verge of disappearing

Wild elephants found moving near Belgaum

Two tamed elephants from South Karnataka region are recently brought to Dandeli Anashi Tiger Reserve (DATR) in Uttara Kannada...

Scientists pursue novel screening tests for cancer

The idea is to create  a cheap screening test for cancer.

The Hong Kong scientist who invented a simple blood test to show pregnant women if their babies have Down Syndrome is now testing...

Microscopic partners

Our microbes have probably adapted to our lifestyles.

In the late 17th century, the Dutch naturalist Anton van Leeuwenhoek looked at his own dental plaque through a microscope...

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