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Raksha Changappa, Nutritionist

Raksha Changappa is one of the most well-known dietician-cum-nutritionists of India. She is based in Bangalore. She is a published nutrition author and nutrition panellist. She is a nutrition activist who has won many accolades and awards in her professional field. She is the founder and owner of Nutrewise, a nutrition, diet and weight management […]

N. Ponnappa – A Cartoonist Par Excellence

Ponnappa is one of the most well-known cartoonists of Karnataka. He has created a niche for his craft in a career spanning over two decades. This architect-turned-cartoonist has an excellent sense of humour which he expresses through his cartoons. Ponnappa’s Early Life and Education Ponnappa was born in the year 1948 in Mangalore. He completed […]

Bendru Theertha, Hot Springs, Mangalore. Image source http://geokarnataka.blogspot.in

Bendru Theertha, Mangalore – The lone hot spring of South India

Bendru Theertha is a natural hot water spring in South India. It is located at a distance of about 15 kilometres from Puttur town in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. It is one of the less known natural wonders of Karnataka. Bendru Theertha contains traces of sulphur and is known to have curative properties. […]

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Chunchi Falls, Kanakapura. Photographer Pushkarv

Chunchi Falls

For those who want a short break from their hectic schedule, Chunchi falls will be ideal one day outing. The waterfalls from the river Arkavati, about 90kms from Bangalore city. It is en route to Mekedatu and Sangama. Sangama is a place where 3 rivers join. Bus service is available to all the places. Walking […]

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Kodandarama Temple, Hiremagalur

District: Chikkamagalur Town: Hiremagalur Temple: Kodandarama Temple The Kodandarama Temple is situated in Hiremagalur, which is a town in the Chikmagalur district. Kodandarama Temple – Overview This temple seems to have been constructed in several stages. It is now under the state administration. It is believed that nine siddhas performed penance here, so the village […]

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The Sahasa Simha of Kannada Cinema – Vishnuvardhan

Vishnuvardhan, initially called Sampath Kumar, was a popular actor in the Kannada film industry. He acted in some Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil movies. An Honorary Doctorate was awarded to the actor by Bangalore University in 2005. His Early Days and Education Sampath Kumar was born on September 18, 1950 to H.L. Narayana Rao and […]

Kadalekalu Ganesha Temple, Hampi

Kadalekalu Ganesha Temple, Hampi: A Unique Monument in Stone

Kadalekalu Ganesha is one of the largest statues of Lord Ganesha that exists in the southern part of India. The shrine housing the statue of Kadalekalu Ganesha is situated on the slope of the Hemakuta Hill in Hampi. It is a remarkable monolithic statue and one of the most popular tourist sites in Hampi. Quick […]

Madikeri Fort, Coorg

Madikeri Fort is a historical landmark of Coorg. The fort stands in the centre of the Madikeri town, still preserving the remnants of a bygone era within its proud walls. Some of the elevated structures inside the fort present astounding view of the surrounding areas. Needless to say, the fort is one of the most […]