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Neelakurinji blooms in Sandur

While the people and ecosystem of Ballari are slowly recovering from the nightmarish unethical mining, the blue flowers that have carpeted the hills has come as a sign of hope. After a span of 12 years, the neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthianus) is blooming ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago

This farmer from Mandya invested his fortune to change villagers' fortunes

The region may have been hit by water shortage in the last few years. But ponds and canals in 10 villages, situated at the foot of Kundani Hill (10 km from Malavalli town in the district), brim with water throughout the year. This is thanks to the efforts of ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Ahead of Onam, `kaakkapoovu' covers Kasargod village in blue

Mulleriya: After a gap of two-and-a-half-years, an explosion of 'Kaakkapoovu' (utricularia reticulate) has dipped Minchipadavu in shades of blue, giving a visual treat to visitors. An open field near Kaaradukka Mahalingeshwara Kaveri temple at this village in ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Rupi Kaur: Life in Lower Case

Perhaps we are all immigrants trading one home for another first we leave the womb for air then the suburbs for the filthy city in search of a better life some of us just happen to leave entire countries THE POEM, FROM Rupi Kaur’s new book the sun and her ...
 Open Magazine4 days ago

Wild boars giving sleepless nights to farmers in Ganjam dist

Wild boars are giving sleepless nights to farmers in parts of Ganjam district by destroying standing crops.Invasion of wild boars has become a common problem for farmers in several areas of Rangeilunda and Chikiti blocks, said former zilla parishad member N ...
 Business Standard5 days ago

‘No waste please’- Dumping yard turns garden

Kakkanad: The Municipal authoritiesin Kakkanad has executed a unique strategy to stop people from dumping waste on public land. Surprising everyone, the old dumping yard near IMGon Infopark road here has been converted into a flower garden now. Waste was ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago

Iraq's ex-President Talabani buried in Kurdish region

Thousands of Iraqi Kurdish mourners, Iraqi officials and world dignitaries attended the funeral of Jalal Talabani, the country's first president in a post-Saddam Hussein Iraq and once a symbol of national unity.Talabani was laid to rest yesterday in ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Baby placed on embers to fulfil vow

A woman from Allapura in Kundgol taluk on Sunday fulfilled a strange vow by getting her 18-month-old son rolled in plantain leaf placed on embers of charcoal. Susheela had taken a vow for placing the baby on the embers of Bibi Fatima Panja in Allapura village ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Kolkata police make elaborate security arrangements for Durga idol immersion

With most of the household Durga Puja idols set for immersion on Dashami today, Kolkata Police, as well as civic authorities, have made elaborate security arrangements for peaceful processions at the various ghats on the Ganga in and around the city.
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

The second round of National Geographic competition

After being wowed by some of the best photographs from nature, here’s part II of 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year award entries. Submissions from all over the world showcase stunning mountain landscapes in Austria, a rainbow over the Faroe Islands and seals in Denmark, to name a few.   Other photos include whales off the coast of Nunavut, Canada and flowers in a Colorado, United States valley.  The editors' picks from Week 2 of the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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