Sixty-five-year-old Chowdappa is taking out his bicycle to head home for lunch in Chowdadenahalli, Kolar. With the south-west monsoon continuing well beyond its usual season, it was an opportunity for farmers like him to make the most of the extended monsoon.He owns a one-acre farm where he grows ragi. “We grow just enough to feed our family and not for sale. We can cultivate ragi only if there is rain. We did not get much rain this year too, but the last few days have been better. There is water in the kere (lake), which has helped this time,” he said, adding that when he cannot do take up farming, he works as a daily-wage labourer.Another monsoon has passed, and according to the IMD’s official figures for June to September, Kolar district, which had been declared drought hit seven times since 2011, had a 20% deficiency in rain this year too. Finally, something changed this year; borewells are slowly springing back to life, and lakes are filling up, pumping up water … [Read more...] about A silver lining to the KC Valley project
A very rare species of small, deer-like animal thought to be on the verge of extinction has been spotted in the northwestern jungle of Vietnam for the first time in nearly 30 years. Known as the Silver-backed Chevrotain or Mouse deer, a specimen was last recorded in 1990, according to a study published on November 11 in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution.The species, Tragulus versicolor, was first described in 1910 based on several animals found near Nha Trang, about 450 kilometres northeast of Ho Chi Minh City. With no confirmed sightings since 1990, experts assumed the species must have been pushed to the brink of extinction by hunting.However Vietnamese biologist An Nguyen, who works with Global Wildlife Concervation and is a PhD student at the Leibnitze Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, had been wondering for years whether the Silver-backed Chevrotain might still be holding on somewhere.Working with colleagues Barney Long and Andrew Tilker, the experts got together … [Read more...] about Vietnam deer rediscovered after nearly 30 years
New Delhi: It is official! Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' and Salman Khan's 'Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai' are all set for a box office clash as both the films are scheduled to release on Eid next year. On Saturday, film critic Taran Adarsh revealed that Akshay and Kiara Advani starrer 'Laxmmi Bomb', directed by Raghava Lawrence, will now hit the big screens next Eid. The clash is on... #SalmanKhan versus #AkshayKumar... #Radhe versus #LaxmmiBomb. #Eid2020 — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 2, 2019 All set for #Eid2020... Akshay Kumar in #LaxmmiBomb... Costars Kiara Advani... Directed by Raghava Lawrence... Fox Star Studios presentation. pic.twitter.com/yLhuEz7okf — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 2, 2019 Earlier, 'Laxmmi Bomb' was set to hit the silver screen on June 5, 2020. Prabhu Deva directorial 'Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai' is scheduled to release on the same day. On Friday, the star cast including Randeep Hooda and Jackie Shroff commenced filming for … [Read more...] about Salman Khan’s ‘Radhe’ To Clash With Akshay Kumar’s ‘Laxmmi Bomb’ On Eid 2020
New Delhi: Salman Khan kick-started shooting of his upcoming film 'Radhe' in a dramatic style. The actor shared a video on his social media where he can be seen entering the sets of the film with a complete swag. Proving that there is no one like him, the actor walked on-set in slow motion while putting on his suit jacket. Making sure not to reveal many parts of his role in this upcoming drama, the actor only gave fans a good look of his back and a glimpse of the sets that appeared to be some sort of restaurant setting. "#RadheEid2020 . . . Day 1," he tweeted. Take a look at his post below: #RadheEid2020 . . . Day 1 pic.twitter.com/o9GLYTjMtt — Chulbul Pandey (@BeingSalmanKhan) November 4, 2019 Apart from the video, the actor also shared a picture of the clapperboard to announce his first day on the sets of the film. Salman Khan's 'Radhe' To Clash With Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' On Eid 2020 (Photo: Instagram) After creating a buzz among fans with the high-octane trailer … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Here’s How Salman Khan Kick-Started Day 1 Shooting Of ‘Radhe’!
New Delhi: 'Chulbul Panday' Salman Khan on Thursday dropped the song 'Naina Lade' from much-awaited action-thriller 'Dabangg 3'. Salman shared the audio of the soulful song from his Twitter handle, and captioned it as, "Yeh hai hamara romantic andaaz... suniye aur maze lijiye with 'Naina Lade'... #NainaLadeDabangg3". The romantic song is a love anthem. The melodious song has soulful lyrics which is soothing to the ears. One can play this song on loop. Penned by Danish Sabri, the song is crooned by Javed Ali and the music is a composition of 'Sajid- Wajid'. Yeh hai hamara romantic andaaz... suniye aur maze lijiye with ‘Naina Lade’... #NainaLadeDabangg3https://t.co/[email protected] @sonakshisinha @saieemmanjrekar @PDdancing @KicchaSudeep @nikhil_dwivedi #SajidWajid @wajidkhan7 @javedali4u @SKFilmsOfficial @TSeries — Chulbul Pandey (@BeingSalmanKhan) November 7, 2019 In the movie, Salman will be seen alongside Sonakshi Sinha and veteran actor … [Read more...] about Salman Khan Drops ‘Naina Lade’ Song From ‘Dabangg 3’