Usha Hariprasad
Jun 06 2014
WEEKEND GETAWAYS: SOMANATHAPURA
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With its exquisite carvings and magnificent stone work, the Somanathapura temple is a treat for the eyes. Pay a visit to step back in time.
Aug 17 2013
TREE WALK ON HEBBAL LAKESIDE
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Tree walk is conducted every month by the members of Hasiru Usiru. This aims to introduce the interested to the world of trees and the intertwining ecological relationships that surround trees.
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Mar 05 2013
WEEKEND GETAWAYS: KOLAR
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Unlike in its heydays, Kolar is now a quiet town. But the goldfields, old forts and temples take you back to the past and make a great weekend trip option!
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Sep 07 2012
SHIVAGANGE IS AN IDYLLIC GETAWAY
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Nothing rejuvenates a work-week fatigue like a short getaway. Less than two hours drive and a short trek later, that is exactly what you get at Shivagange.
Apr 20 2012
WEEKEND DESTINATION
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This egg shaped island is named after Sri Ranganatha. The city served as the base for powerful empires of Gangas, Vijayanagara viceroys, Mysore kings and as the capital city of Hyder and Tipu Sultan.
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Mar 19 2012
INTERNATIONAL SPARROW DAY
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A year on, number of volunteers trying to bring back the sparrows has only increased. This year they are roping in more colleges and corporates to do the same – make it safer for these birds to come back.
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Mar 12 2012
ROCKY TERRAIN CALLING
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Devarayanadurga in Tumkur district was once known as Anebiddasari. It is a well known pilgrim spot amid green hills and is guaranteed to revive your spirits with its beautiful rocky terrain.
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Jan 02 2012
QUICK GUIDE TO STARTING A PLAY SCHOOL
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There are playschool consultants who can help you set up the right infrastructure. Here's a lowdown what needs to be done before you start your play school.
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Dec 27 2011
SAVANDURGA: TREKKERS’ PARADISE
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From being called ‘savina durga’ or fort of death, the rock structure has transformed into a trekker’s delight.
Jul 18 2011
WEEKEND GETAWAY, SHIVANASAMUDRA,
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160 kilometres from Bengaluru, Bluff or Shivanasamudra is an ideal getaway. Roaring water falls, lush greenery and serenity is what you sign up for.
May 16 2011
WEEKEND DAY TRIPS AROUND BENGALURU
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You’ve heard of Nandi hills but did you know that there are centuries old temples at the foot of it? Or that Sir M Vishveshvaraya’s birthplace is just 7 km away from Chikballapura?
Mar 28 2011
A TRIP TO MULBAGILU
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Trekking up the hills of Lav-Kusha hill at Mulbagilu, you encounter solitude, while the age old temples adds to the peace and tranquility of the place.
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Jan 31 2011
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Ramanagaram, a rock climber’s paradise, better known for the cult film Sholay’s action, just 50 kilometers drive southwest of Bangalore.
Dec 30 2010
ART EXHIBITION
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Egg Tempera paintings from the early renaissance period and art quilting were on display at a city gallery.
Dec 22 2010
WEEKEND GETAWAY: CAVE TEMPLES
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Just 60 kilometres from Bangalore lays the rocky temple terrain, Kaivara that attracts tourists, trekkers and temple goers alike.
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Dec 01 2010
AGASTYA FOUNDATION
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With Agastya Foundation's single minded focus on hands-on science education, their ongoing science fair is a must for all young ones. On till December 3rd.