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Tuesday 03 May 2016
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From here & there - Soil-free cultivation of fodder

Published on 02-May-2016
Organic farmer Prabhakar.

Hydroponics, where plants are grown in water, without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions has come as a boon for farmers...

The dark side of birding

Published on 02-May-2016
don't disturb Blue-tailed bee-eater in Naguvanahalli, Mandya. PHOTO BY author

The rustic and slow-paced atmosphere of Naguvanahalli in Mandya district becomes abuzz with birdwatchers and nature photographers...

Riding the waves

Published on 02-May-2016
in harmony Enthusiasts engaged in stand-up paddle in River Shambhavi.

Coastal Karnataka, with its natural advantages and professional trainers, has emerged as a popular destination for surfers...

Miscellany - Mathematics made engaging and fun

Published on 02-May-2016
participatory Yakoob S guiding the students at the 'Maths World' laboratory of Government High School in Nada Village, Beltangady taluk. photo by author

When children sit on their desks staring at the blackboard for long, there is a tendency to lose interest....

For safe transit on roads

Published on 02-May-2016
the couple with their daughter Arundhati.

Many road accidents can be prevented if proper precautions are taken...

Quilting a tradition

Published on 02-May-2016
Some of the quilts made by Siddi women. PHOTO by author

The quilts made by the women of Siddi tribe stand out for their use of vibrant colours and unique patterns...

From here & there - Magnificent museum

Published on 25-Apr-2016
A cannon in Basavakalyan Fort.

Basavakalyan Museum is one of the fledgling museums set up by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in the State....

Vestiges of a bygone era

Published on 25-Apr-2016
historical A temple in Basrur village in Udupi district. PHOTO BY author

Basrur village, located on the banks of River Varahi near Kundapur town, was once a bustling port town....

One seed at a time...

Published on 25-Apr-2016
team effort People at work in Gopathi Farms.

Annadana Soil and Seed Savers Network in Bengaluru has set a benchmark in seed conservation...

Miscellany - From revolutionary to ascetic

Published on 25-Apr-2016
peaceful A view of Nandi Hills, where Omkar Swami sought solace;  photo by author

On a recent train journey, one of my fellow passengers had overheard that I live in Nandi Hills and that I conduct heritage walks....

Photo Gallery
Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....