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Revelling in exotic blooms

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Incredible Orchids have a  symmetry similar to human faces.  PHOTOS BY Nageshwar M  AND DH PHOTOS BY S K Dinesh

Floral charisma Often described as the most beautiful flowers in the world, orchids constitute one of the fastest growing segments of...

Celebrating the seasons of nature

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Reviving traditions Pilikula Nisargadhama has become a cultural hub with its unique programmes. DH PHOTOS

People milled around, relishing rare wild fruits and exotic tropical fruits, at Dr K Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama in Mangaluru...

From here & there - Experimenting with clay

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Clay pots

With the advent of modern technology, clay pots have lost relevance and only a few families are left with pottery for their livelihood...

A palace that still spells royalty

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Intriguing The palace is a one-storeyed structure and the most interesting part is that it is never closed. photos by author

COASTAL TREASURES Hidden in the depths of Belthangady, is a lesser-known royal abode that is both a historical monument and an...

Miscellany-The fading charm of the destroy

Published on 29-Jun-2015

The town of K R Pet and its surroundings have a number of architectural marvels gifted by the art-loving Hoysalas. My search this time was......

A century of success

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Pioneer A view of the herbal garden at Dhanvantari Arogya Ashrama in Nanjangud (inset) B V Pundit.

looking back Radha Prathi traces the journey of Ayurvedic practice over the last 100 years, by looking at B V Pundit's contributions...

Goodness of native mangoes

Published on 22-Jun-2015
So local, yet so special There are hundreds of varieties of wild mangoes that are preferred for their distinct aroma, unique flavour and keeping quality. PHOTOS BY SHIVANANDA KALAVE

sweet and sour Wild mangoes that once dominated the forests of the Malnad and coastal regions are fast disappearing. Mohan Talakalkoppa...

Quiet sanctitude by the river

Published on 22-Jun-2015
heritage Balmuri temple on the banks of River Cauvery. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

Balmuri, located in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district has carved a niche in the tourist map of Karnataka for its waterfalls. The man-made...

From here & there

Published on 22-Jun-2015

Visit Devarapura, a small village in Virajpet taluk of Kodagu district on the fourth Thursday of May and you can witness a unique festival...

Revisiting days of yore

Published on 22-Jun-2015
all round Madhava Rao brought about various reforms in the fields of education, railways, engineering and agriculture.

A COLOURFUL LIFE S Narendra Prasad chronicles the life of V P Madhava Rao as an administrator and discusses the various socio-political...

Photo Gallery
Shuttler Jwala Gutta at a press conference at LB Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad...

Shuttler Jwala Gutta at a press conference at LB Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad...

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone after a press conference in Mumbai...

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone after a press conference in Mumbai...

Sadhus stand in a queue to register themselves for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave...

Sadhus stand in a queue to register themselves for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave...

A paramilitary soldier keeps a watch on the Jammu- Srinagar highway...

A paramilitary soldier keeps a watch on the Jammu- Srinagar highway...

Children reading the Quran in the holy month of Ramadan in Agartala...

Children reading the Quran in the holy month of Ramadan in Agartala...

A house collapses at Mirik after landslides triggered heavy rains in Darjeeling...

A house collapses at Mirik after landslides triggered heavy rains in Darjeeling...

Army aspirants travel on the roof of a train in Jodhpur after participating recruitment rally...

Army aspirants travel on the roof of a train in Jodhpur after participating recruitment rally...

Women take selfies with their girl children as part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign...

Women take selfies with their girl children as part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign...

Farmers participate in a bull race at a paddy field in Canning village in South 24 Pargana...

Farmers participate in a bull race at a paddy field in Canning village in South 24 Pargana...

Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers to the sacred Dwajasthambham (flag-mast) of Lord Shiva...

Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers to the sacred Dwajasthambham (flag-mast) of Lord Shiva...

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