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Apr 16 2013
'NICE' INJUSTICE
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Deepu Aby Varghese
A senior citizen and his family lost their home to the NICE road. This is the story of his relentless fight for justice.
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Apr 10 2013
PEDESTRIAN INFRASTRUCTURE
A.S. Kodanda Pani
Many pedestrians avoid subways as they are dirty and unsafe. A citizen proposes a possible way of overcoming this issue.
Apr 03 2013
SUMMER ADVENTURES
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Jaya Srinivasan
Courtesy summer camps, gone are the days when summer was the time to indulge in indolence.
Apr 02 2013
JOY OF GIVING
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Lalana Zaveri
An email from an NGO changed the routine of the five women who went on to prepare quilts for the homeless, by collecting unusable cloth from various vendors.
Mar 27 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
For two years now the oldest film studio in town has been home to our work… It is time to leave…but before we go… Sign-out rafiki presents a series of performances as a tribute to the space. March, 2013 Thursday 28th The Fabulous...
Feb 28 2013
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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At first glance, the store called " Himalayan Dowry An Anti-Dowry Store " seems like any other place dealing in Kashmiri handicrafts, except for its name. Only on enquiring, would one realize that there is more to this outlet situated...
Feb 21 2013
CRITICAL MASS BICYCLE RIDE
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Satish Vangal
Bengaluru's Critical Mass cycling group, which has 220+ members on Facebook and growing, is having the monthly leisure ride this Saturday February 23rd. Reclaim the streets!
Feb 20 2013
Blog: Off Beat
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The nation’s top auditor has an industrious staff at Bengaluru for sure. Last week, CAG's Karnataka office relased their latest audit reports (read:scams), and it took a large carry bag to fit all their volumes. The picture says all.
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Jan 11 2013
AGELESS PURSUITS
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Reshmi Chakraborty
At 78, Nagamani makes a herb-infused oil and has two music albums to her credit. Here is how this charming lady started it all.
Oct 26 2012
A HUNDRED HANDS EVENT
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News Desk
Set up to bring back the beauty of handmade in today’s world, this year - The Handmade Collective’s third edition ( 31st Oct to 4th Nov) will have a special section on Karnataka Crafts especially celebrating Rajyotsava Day.
Oct 22 2012
CHIEF CONSERVATOR OF FOREST FIRED
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Navya P K
Palike which otherwise remains under the state government’s thumb, has decided to assert its power by sending out an IFS officer. He had initiated several reforms within BBMP, when he was relieved saying his salary was too high.
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Oct 18 2012
KARNATAKA ASSEMBLY ELECTION PROCESS KICKS OFF
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Navya P K
Two candidates spell out their strategy and answer if IAC and Lok Satta will go hand in hand in the coming state elections. The party also invites citizens to contest under its ticket.
Oct 16 2012
Blog: Deepa's jottings
When I realized that a play by the famous actor Steve Martin, which had also drawn more than its fair share of controversy, was going to be staged by   Tahatto    a young Bangalore-based theatre group, I was very...
Sep 17 2012
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Arathi Manay Yajaman
The book "Selected Poems" - poems of Subramania Bharati has been translated from Tamil into English by Usha Rajagopalan. It gives an insight into the Mahakavi's versatility while the short notes accompanying some of the poems gives an idea of the different facets of Bharati's personality.
Sep 13 2012
NORTH EAST EXODUS ANALYSIS
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News Desk
The exodus has resulted in a closer look at the power of people-to-people communications technologies like SMS, as well as social media such as Facebook. Be at this panel discussion at St Joseph's college on Friday Sep 14th to see the face-off between media power and SMS power.
Sep 12 2012
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ALLEGE HARASSMENT BY BANGALORE TRAFFIC POLICE
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Abhishek Angad
After their notes recounting harassment went viral on social media, both senior police officials and mainstream media took note of the incident.
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Sep 11 2012
Blog: Deepa's jottings
M V Shreeram invites you to visit his first solo photography exhibit - A Window to Wilderness - from Sept 11-15 (Tuesday to Saturday). He will be exhibiting some of my best work in nature photography, and would be honored by your presence. Venue...
Sep 09 2012
SPOORTI 2012 - A CIVIC FEST
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Priya Krishnamurthy
At the annual meet of Bangalore-based Children's Movement for Civic Awareness, over 2000 students were educated on various civic-friendly initiatives.
Sep 07 2012
RANGOLI COMPETITION
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C R Sridhar
The shopping paradise was buzzing with action for a different reason this time. Colourful rangolis filled up the street with creativity at its best.
Sep 07 2012
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Just in case you are bored with Bangalore Ganeshas, here's a good offer for you: If you walk down Jaya Chamarendra Road (J C Road), you can find a variety of images: Including this one, which I have not seen before, which is one of Ganesha...
Aug 20 2012
STREET EXHIBIT ON BRIGADE ROAD
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A group of photographers took art to the public to celebrate World Photography Day on August 19th, with a street exhibit on Brigade Road.
Aug 06 2012
AUTO FARE WAR
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Navya P K
Arguments over auto fare is quite common. A young woman decided to take the issue to the authorities.
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Aug 02 2012
SEWAGE IN PEOPLE’S BACKYARDS
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Marianne de Nazareth
Residential areas have turned commercial. But the sewage pipes have not been updated for over a 100 years. This is raising stink in central Bangalore. BWSSB continues to ignore the problem.
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Aug 02 2012
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Sankar C G
Two women fasters were transferred to hospital from Freedom Park earlier this week. One of them, a nurse, also rejoined the fast. The Bengaluru campaign will end at 4pm Friday.
May 26 2012
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Most pedestrians and cyclists in the city can attest to the fact that Bangalore is as unfriendly as it can be, to them. In the wake of the recent fuel hike, I was looking at my photographs when I saw this one, that I took last November... That...
May 11 2012
GREENPEACE TO APPLE
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Shashwat Raj
Greenpeace India activists on Tuesday urged global computer makers Apple to use renewable energy to power its data centres worldwide instead of fossil fuels like coal to protect the ecology.
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