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Old…and older….

    Though the bird count at the Bannerghatta Zoo area was on the low side today (this seemed to be more of an "audio" than a "visual" day, with many more birds being heard

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Wildlife Workshop

    WRRC presents "Whispering Wilderness" – a unique education workshop to introduce the concept of bio-diversity and its conservation. The nine-weekend program starts on April 30th in Bangalore and features expert talks, team building

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Happy New Year!

  புத்தாண்டு வாழ்த்துக்கள்! transliterates to "putthANdu vAztthukkaL" and it means, New Year Greetings! It’s the many others celebrate it today too… So…. Happy New Year to everyone! tiny_mce_marker ⊕

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High as a kite..

…That subject title is literally true, since a Black Kite floated past on the thermals, at eye level, as I took these pics! Some of them are through very dirty glass, so I apologize for

Volunteer Diary

Do we remember our small farmers?

In Mandya, Vasanthamma, 28, wife of a silk farmer realised that she would be unable to repay Rs 1,20,000 borrowed from a local self-help group. She hung herself and so did Gowda, fearing creditors. They left behind 3 little children Chandrika (5 years), Kirtana (3 1/2) and Sharath (2).

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Ugadi Sales

      A man buys plantain leaves on the occasion of Ugadi – the Kannada New Year. I can only imagine the sumptuous meal he would have had on the plantain leaf.   Pic

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I’ve volunteered…

    I saw in Citizen Matters that I could volunteer for Bus Day this month:   here’s the announcement So I’ve registered myself….let’s see what I am asked to do, and what happens! It’s