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The Government of India realised the need to have MET centres in every state capital and established one in Bangalore in 1973 ...

Resurrecting a defunct Kalyani

This year's monsoon was special for the people of Srinivasapura in the undivided district of Kolar. Century old Munchinillu Bayi ...

Where myth meets beauty...

AmbaTheertha. PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

Western Ghats, the rich storehouse of flora and fauna, is also known for its pilgrimage centres. While people flock the famous...

Tuber crops of the soil

Western Ghats are particularly rich in wild relatives of tuber crops.

Western Ghats are particularly rich in wild relatives of tuber crops. Tuber crops not only enrich the diet of the villagers ...

Random acts of kindness

Nestin Vas with a boy who was treated for cancer on World Retino blastoma Day

You don't have to be a great philanthropist to do your bit for the world. No one expects you to be a Warren Buffet or...

Here's a hill of legends

Temples atop Kunti Betta

Kunti Betta is a must-have on your itinerary for more reasons than one. It has mythological significance, it also has historical ...

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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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his departure after attending SAARC summit...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his departure after attending SAARC summit...

A boy salvages for belongings amid the debris of his house in Mumbai...

A boy salvages for belongings amid the debris of his house in Mumbai...

Shyam Benegal with Naseeruddin Shah during the launch of the latter's book...

Shyam Benegal with Naseeruddin Shah during the launch of the latter's book...

Actor turned politician Kushboo with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi...

Actor turned politician Kushboo with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi...

An Indian army soldier keeps vigil near Pindi Khattar village...

An Indian army soldier keeps vigil near Pindi Khattar village...

Men play soccer at a field in Peshawar...

Men play soccer at a field in Peshawar...

NorthEast United FC players celebrate their third goal against Chennaiyin FC...

NorthEast United FC players celebrate their third goal against Chennaiyin FC...

An injured soldier is taken to hosp during a gunbattle with militants at Pindi Khattar village...

An injured soldier is taken to hosp during a gunbattle with militants at Pindi Khattar village...

Netanyahu attends the annual memorial ceremony for Israel's first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion..

Netanyahu attends the annual memorial ceremony for Israel's first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion..

Sharif holds hands with  Modi and  Ashraf Ghani during the closing session of the SAARC summit...

Sharif holds hands with Modi and Ashraf Ghani during the closing session of the SAARC summit...

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