When it comes to innovation, think pig
Their tools are still quite basic, but can they end up hogging our planet?
‘New Bengaluru’ may have been the oldest
Doddakannali peppered with swanky business parks and pubs is often dismissed as ‘new Bangalore’, but...
Professor Yash Pal, missionary of clarity
Wave-particle duality, Fraunhofer lines and radioactive decay were not hitched on to anything mysti...
Undivided we Stand!
Udaka Mandala is Karnataka's other place by the waters that became more famous as Ooty, or Ootacamund thanks to the Brits.
'Me-mine' is the way of the narrow-minded; but to the really broad-minded, the whole world is a family(Vishwa-Kutumbakam)!
Look back, and ahead
There’s a nip in the air at year-end. Time to scurry up to the newspaper and network ‘morgues’, for an annual review of events. Quaint as it may seem, such ‘backward glances’ or retrospective surveys are called ‘Lion’s gaze’ (simhavalokana) in Indian poetics...
Puri's Jagannath temple owns 60k acres of land, 15 times the size of the town
A recent SC order revealed the temple owned a mindboggling 60,418 acres, or 244.5 square km, of land within and outside Odisha. The land owned by the temple is 15 times the size of Puri town, which is all of 16.33 sq km. What also caught the court’s attention was that the temple owns several quarries and mines but licensees are not paying any dues to the shrine.
'New Bengaluru’ may actually be oldest part of the IT city
Doddakannali houses one of the earliest inscription stones dated 890 AD.
Puppetry is serious business: Anupama Hoskere, an engineer, breathes life into this traditional art form
The puppet business is not easy as it struggles to stay relevant.
A swachh bharat idea to Crow about
The system devised by two Dutch industrial designers counts on crows figuring out that litter can be lucrative and eventually spreading the word in their peer groups.
The oracle at Del(p)hi!: A look at horoscopes of a few prominent political leaders
We look at the horoscopes of a few prominent political leaders who share their birthdates with each sign of the zodiac.
Bengulureans switch to digital storytelling for wider reach
Individuals and organisations are complementing their storytelling skills with low-tech and open-access digital approaches.
Giving while living: India’s new rich lose the stingy tag
It is generally the third generation of a family, after attaining wealth and power, which seeks respectability and dedicates itself to philanthropy and art.
Amazon teaches Alexa to speak Hinglish. Apple's Siri is next
She knows Independence Day is August 15th, not July 4th, and wishes listeners “Happy Diwali and a prosperous New Year!"
Time to regain past glory: PM Narendra Modi on India-Iran ties
Modi today said it was time for the two countries to "march together" by regaining the "past glory" of historical ties which had witnessed its share of "ups and downs".
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