Children
Mar 09 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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Dollu Kunita is a popular drum dance in karnataka, can it be used as a method for under privileged children to express themselves and gain confidence ?
Feb 28 2017
POCSO ACT REMAINS ON PAPER
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Akshatha M
Delays in collecting forensic evidence, out-of-court compromises and delay in trials due to lack of functional special courts- are some factors affecting the POCSO cases in Bengaluru.
Jan 30 2017
CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF SERVICE
Public Relation Officer, BMTC
Bangalore Oniyavara Seva Coota, also known as BOSCO Bangalore, is an organisation established by the Salesians of Don Bosco to protect and take care of children/youth who leave their homes and land up on the streets of Bengaluru due to various...
Jan 17 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
Radio Active 90.4MHz
Priya Muthukumar uses stories to convey the important message of living in harmony with nature.
Jan 08 2017
Blog: Deepa's jottings
We often lament about our children using tablets and X-boxes all the time...but I find, often that even our urban children are quite in touch with the traditional games of childhood. Today, when I went to Kaikondrahalli lake for the kere habba...
Dec 22 2016
GITA FOR CHILDREN WORKSHOP
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Nitya Deep
Roopa Pai explained how Bhagawad Gita was a maths puzzle book and a self-help book, and how one can leverage the wisdom of the Gita to win over the Kauravas in one's own mind.
Nov 17 2016
SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL
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Lakshmi Menon
A new beginning was made in HSR Layout, with children and parents along with teachers in a school campaigning for walking and cycling routes to the school.
Nov 16 2016
CIVIC AWARENESS AMONG CHILDREN
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Josephine Joseph
Traffic Police Day and Constitution Day Campaigns are going to be a part of this movement that sows the seeds of civic awareness among children.
Sep 12 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I was attending a book launch ("Junkland Journeys", by Ajith Pillai) and from where I sat (apparently it had been the bar of the Mallu restaurant which used to be there earlier!) I looked down and saw this scene below.   Having...
Feb 24 2016
Blog: In Lighter Whine
I don't know how many of you have ever had to switch schools in tenth grade and/or have kids who switched schools in tenth grade. If you have, I think you'll agree with me when I say that it is, in the truest sense of the word, an ordeal. For the...
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Jan 22 2016
BENGALURU'S UNSUNG HEROES
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Josephine Joseph
Traffic Police Day was started 11 years ago to appreciate the efforts of the traffic police. Local school children will be expressing their gratitude to these unsung heroes of the city during the course of this month.
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Dec 04 2015
COMMUTING TO SCHOOL
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Lakshmi Menon
A new initiative aims to encourage school children to walk to school, and in turn be more aware about their surroundings, while staying active.
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Dec 02 2015
#SAVEWHITEFIELD PROTEST
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Yagna Shan
Children who attend schools in the Whitefield area bear the brunt of the problems with the infrastructure. Here's how they showed their solidarity at the #SaveWhitefield protest.
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Nov 26 2015
CHILD SAFETY IN SCHOOLS
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Ashika Shetty
Enfold is organising a panel discussion with experts on child safety to discuss the recommended protocols for schools as per the CPP and POCSO Act. The discussion is on November 28th.
Nov 19 2015
Blog: In Lighter Whine
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When you saw a teenager glued to a video game, did you think, "That kid is going to make seven million bucks!" That's what people like Felix Kjellberg ( PewDiePie ) and Sean McLoughlin ( Jacksepticeye ) are making today. They play video games all...
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Nov 06 2015
APPEAL FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES
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Deepa Mahesh
Teach for India fellows at the Kadugodi government schools are seeking help with supplies and volunteers to improve the facilities at the school. Here's what they are looking for.
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Sep 18 2015
HELICOPTER PARENTING
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Reshma Krishnamurthy Sharma
Now more than ever, it is important that parents are on their toes to ensure their child's safety. What is equally important is that they do not over-parent.
Aug 04 2015
NALLURAHALLI RISING WORKS ON SLUM CHILDREN
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Akshatha M
Whitefield residents spotted children playing near a slum, right next to an unused school. Their efforts could soon help the children get education.
Jul 22 2015
Column: Southern Bengaluru Chronicles
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Chandra Shekhar Balachandran
This humorous account of how the author came to the rescue of a young school-going lad, is truly a lesson in appreciating the little things in life.
Jul 09 2015
APP TO SELL WASTE
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Holly Thorpe
Five teenagers from Bengaluru took the first place in an international app development competition with their mobile app that will let local users buy and sell dry waste.
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Jun 25 2015
SCHOLARSHIP FOR CHILDREN OF PARENTS ENGAGED IN 'UNCLEAN OCCUPATION'
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Kabir Khan
With help from waste management group Hasiru Dala, over 100 children of waste pickers get government-sponsored scholarships worth more than 2 lakh rupees!
Jun 23 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm:  Henrik Ibsen Here's proof that the good folks of Whitefield are ever ready to take the helm.  There are several children in the Whitefield area who require...
Apr 29 2015
THE HEROES OF TOMORROW
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Nisha Walvekar
'Refuse disposables' and 'Stop trashing our planet', these were the messages that 40 children from the Bellandur neighbourhood shared with eatery owners.
Apr 23 2015
SUMMER FUN FOR FAMILIES
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Pavithra Ashok Kumar
This summer, plan a fun, educational schedule for your children with a variety of activities where you can watch them grow and enjoy themselves. Inexpensive alternative options to summer camps beckon!
Apr 21 2015
THE HEROES OF TOMORROW
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Mehul Aggarwal
A group of children from SJR Verity is changing the way people think about plastic with their anti-plastic awareness campaign. Read on and be inspired!
Apr 01 2015
CHILD ADOPTION PROCESS IN BANGALORE
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Josephine Joseph
The adoption process is not as easy as it is shown in movies. There’s a waiting period and elaborate documentation to be done, before you can take home a child. Here’s how you can go about it, and the list of things to keep in mind.
 
 

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