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Kudremukh voluntary relocation: Bank lends a helping hand

Kudremukh voluntary relocation: Bank lends a helping hand
(June 25, 2019) The life of Yamuna and her son has been positively impacted thanks to the Karnataka BankWritten by Anisha IyerThe life Yamuna has lived has been nothing short of challenging. Her family has been residing for 15 years in theKerekatte Range of the Kudremukh National Park.Yamuna first moved into the national park after getting married to her husband, Sona. They had four children, two from Sona’s previous marriage and two of their own. Together they worked as unskilled labourers ( farm labor )...

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My Journey from the Magical World of Western Ghats to Rocky Hills of Eastern Ghats (Kannada - Part IV)

My Journey from the Magical World of Western Ghats to Rocky Hills of Eastern Ghats (Kannada - Part IV)
(June 11, 2019) From freeing a snake caught in a snare, to witnessing a sparring match between a leopard and pack of dholes, to startling a pair of tiger cubs, Satish Nagathan regales with real tales from the Andhra-Telangana landscape.ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಮಾಯಾಲೋಕದಿಂದ ಪೂರ್ವ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಬಂಡೆಗಾಡುಗಳವರೆಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಪಯಣ..ಗತಿಸಿಹೋದ ಘಟನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಮೆಲಕು ಹಾಕುತ್ತ..ಸತೀಶ ಗಣೇಶ ನಾಗಠಾಣ.ಮುಂದುವರೆದ ಭಾಗ...ಬೆಟ್ಟ ಹತ್ತಿ ಬಂದಿದ್ದರಿಂದ ಸಿಕ್ಕಾಪಟ್ಟೆ ದಣಿವು ಆಗಿತ್ತು. ನನಗಂತು ವಿಪರೀತ ನೋವು ಕಾಲುಗಳನ್ನ ಅತ್ತಂದಿತ್ತ ಎತ್ತಿ ಇಡಲು ಹರಸಾಹಸ ಪಡುತಿದ್ದೆ. ಒಂದು ದಿನ ವಿಶ್ರಾಂತಿ ಪಡೆಯಬೇಕೆ...

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Chilika: When the tears dry up…

Chilika: When the tears dry up…
(June 05, 2019) Between weeds, untreated sewage and commercial prawn culture, Chilika lake has had its bit of a struggle for survival. On World Environment Day, we take a look at its journey.Written by Vishal RasalChilika Lake © Ashwinee PatiLong ago, long before the history we know, mountains were believed to have wings. They could fly at the speed of the mighty eagle. Filled with pride they started harassing birds. The birds then went to Indra, the king of the Gods, and complained against the mountains. ...

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