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NIMHANS Heritage Museum – Ode to Mental Health

Mental Health has come into the forefront in the pandemic, and this is an aspect that is more relevant now than ever before and this museum plays a perfect ode to this sentiment. Did you know that the Stanford Binet intelligence scale measures abilities in seven categories including reasoning, memory, social intelligence, conceptual numerical reasoning,… Read More NIMHANS Heritage Museum – Ode to Mental Health

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Mango Whisperer

Syed Ghani Khan’s mango orchard set amidst his paddy farm is a one of its kind organic space that has a whopping 119 varieties of mangoes. Kirugavalu in Malavalli Taluk of Mandya District, Karnataka is home to farmer Syed Ghani Khan’s 16-acre paddy farm that has about 119 varieties of mangoes. Some of the mangoes… Read More Mango Whisperer

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Kinnal Art – keeping the tradition alive

Santoshkumar Chitragar, a craftsman from Kinnal is using the power of social media, especially Instagram to keep his craft relevant. A craft form that enjoyed the patronage from the royal Vijayanagara Empire and the Nawab of Koppal as well. The artists belong to a community called Chitragars and essentially make figurines of gods and goddesses.… Read More Kinnal Art – keeping the tradition alive