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Rare sightings of migratory birds in Coimbatore 21.11.2017 Hindu: Youth
As the winter migration season begins, a few rare sightings have got birders in the city quite excited
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Kabir by the ghats 21.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Indian classical music’s finest and folk/fusion rock’s dependables came together along with speakers, authors and designers to draw from the wellspring of poet Saint Kabir
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The birds take a DETOUR 21.11.2017 Hindu: News
As the winter migration season begins, a few rare sightings have got birders in the city quite excited
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Along the river of terns 20.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
You cant really write about the true beauty of Bhadra Tiger Reserve; all you can do is just fail trying. But its the words that fail, not you. As a traveller though, there is an additional burden of shame. Because, out here you have to look at paradise in the face, see it for what it is, and how it was lost, and almost not regained. And all of it happened, just because of the greed and the folly of humans. Nature lovers can never forget December 31, 2005. On that day the Supreme Court halted the mining operation of the Kudremukh Iron Ore Mining Company Limited (KIOCL), which had ravaged some of the pristine areas of the Western Ghats. The court struck at the very root of a massive government-owned, export-oriented, profit-making corporation. Today, as the boat cuts through the massive expanse of the Bhadra backwaters, with just the blue of the waves and the white of the heaving foam rushing beneath you, its difficult to imagine that 10 years ago, upstream of this same river, the water was red due the ...
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Carving out diverse cultures 20.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka is bestowed with a great amount of cultural, sociological and geographical diversity. Situated in the midst of Western Ghats, more than 70% of the district is covered with forests. As a result, it has a rich share of flora and fauna. Uttara Kannada is also known for its picturesque waterfalls, scenic spots, biodiversity hotspots, beautiful beaches, historical forts, pre-historic monuments and places of worship, within the thick cover of greenery. Similarly, there are some tribal communities who are either forest dwellers or agriculturists or residing at the seashore and river banks. The tribes of this region include Siddis, Kunabis, Halakki Vokkaligas and Gowlis. These tribes are known for their distinct cultural and social practices. The Siddis are said to be of African origin, and are a unique ethnic group with agriculture as their main occupation. They are hard-working and well built. Gowlis are essentially cattle herders and are admirers of Lord Krishna. Halakki ...
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Non-bailable case registered against CEO of Darrang ZP 19.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Non-bailable case registered against CEO of Darrang ZP
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Safety and security at tourist spots in the State need a thorough revamp 18.11.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Proposal for tourism police stations remains on paper; guards lack equipment like jackets or bouy
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By the grace of the pizzeria purohit: Despite the boost from tourism, people in Assi Ghat still have a hard life 17.11.2017 Hindu: Crafts
Tourism at Assi Ghat has made life a little easier for young people like Anmol, but they remain vulnerable
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A taste of the skies with balloon rides in Araku 17.11.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
At the Araku Balloon Festival, it was discovering a spectacular world from high above the earth
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When hot-air balloons bloomed in Araku Valley 16.11.2017 BusinessLine - News
India’s first balloon festival showcases skills of pilots from 13 countries
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Bio-toilets to be installed in all trains by 2018-end 15.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The target of 100 per cent completion of installing bio-toilets in the Indian Raiways coaches has been advanced to December 2018, said an official here on Wednesday.
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Up, up and away! 15.11.2017 Hindu: Leisure
At the Araku Balloon Festival, discover the world from high above the earth
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Residents halt wetland conversion 14.11.2017 Hindu: National
Nearly an acre filled near NH 766 in the guise of building a parking lot
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All set for hot balloon festival 13.11.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
The three-day event will be a grand spectacle, says Ganta
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Sun rises over Odisha: Will Naveen Patnaik's land become the next breakout state? 12.11.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
With historical roots in the Kalinga empire, a 485 km coastline and 20 per cent of India's mineral wealth, Odisha can become the next breakout state, provided it replicates the development of its coastal belt in its hinterland.
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Frogs with missing eyes, extra limbs alarm scientists 11.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
Pesticides may be behind deformed frogs in Western Ghats, and some of the banned chemicals come from Tamil Nadu
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Moving ahead, to go back and help her villagers 11.11.2017 Hindu: National
Sivagami, first Kaadar to pursue post-graduation, wants to help her tribe progress
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Education, an uphill task for the tribals of Udumanparai 11.11.2017 Hindu: National
For children of the Kaadar community in the Western Ghats, getting an education means leaving home at the age of six to stay at residential schools.
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Araku: The valley of honey 11.11.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Araku turns a haven for young bee-keepers in this season of yellow niger flowers
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Devotional music lost in crowd: Udit Narayan (TV Snippets) 10.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Popular singer Udit Narayan, who will next be seen in devotional reality show "Om Shanti Om" as a guest, says devotional music has lost its presence in the minds of people.
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