May 24 2017
BMTC ITS APP REVIEW
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News Desk
After an year of its launch, BMTC’s ITS system continues to be bug-ridden and not-so-useful. Shouldn’t the BMTC redeem itself by fixing the app and making it functional?
May 22 2017
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ANIMAL WELFARE ENTHUSIAST
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Sanaya Katrak
Working closely with animals in need is extremely rewarding. Every rescue and every adoption is an achievement for an animal rescuer. A typical day in the life of an animal rescuer, decoded.
May 20 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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Radio Active 90.4MHz
Padmini Govind speaks about Tharangini - a textile unit started in Bengaluru in 1977.
May 18 2017
LIVES OF GARBAGE COLLECTORS
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Sanaya Katrak
No one wishes to immerse themselves in filth, but someone ends up doing it. Despite the almost inhuman conditions and the lack of dignity, garbage collectors continue to do that job, due to financial compulsions.
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May 17 2017
NATURE FEATURE
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Deepa Mohan
Bengaluru needs more and more such trees that bloom and help us forget our worries, says Deepa Mohan.
May 16 2017
REJUVENATION PLAN FOR MADIWALA LAKE
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Dr Arbind Kumar Gupta
Coming soon near Madiwala lake: a butterfly park, a biodiversity park, walkways, amphitheaters and much more.
May 16 2017
Blog: Forward Bellandur
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Sobha Quartz in Bellandur, Bengaluru is a residential apartment complex with 146 families. Some families living here compost their kitchen waste in their own balcony-based mini composting plants. They also embrace zero-waste events, sustainable menstruation...
May 12 2017
CONNECTIVITY IN BENGALURU
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Pawan Mulukutla and Chaitanya Kanuri
The Station Access and Mobility Program (STAMP) offers INR 40 lakhs worth of research grants to mobility entrepreneurs and change makers for innovative last-mile connectivity solutions to the metro in Bengaluru.
May 10 2017
THE INVISIBLE LIVES BEHIND THE OMNIPRESENT GARBAGE
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Arjun Srinivas
Lives in this Bengaluru slum are an example of everything that's wrong with the system: unchecked urbanisation, poor waste management and lack of formal contracts for waste pickers in our cities.
Apr 09 2017
BYGONE BENGALURU
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Vaidya R
As the city loses each of its popular landmarks to new buildings and businesses, what happens to the old bus stands named after those landmarks?
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Apr 06 2017
AFRICAN COMMUNITIES IN BENGALURU
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Abraham Koshy
Bengaluru has a sizeable floating population, including the expats coming from various countries. Students of African origin share what they go through in the city and debate on solving the issues.
Apr 06 2017
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
A visit to a lake at the center of Bengaluru city unveils surprises. Deepa Mohan documents it all.
Mar 27 2017
THE STORY OF A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE: I GOT GARBAGE
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Pierre Chahine
I Got Garbage (IGG) is the most poignant instance of IT use in waste management in Bangalore. Almost four years have passed since its inception. How is the social enterprise going on?
Mar 21 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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Girija Ramesh had been driving an auto for hire in Bengaluru for the past few years.
Mar 09 2017
NERALU TREE FESTIVAL IN BENGALURU
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Abraham Koshy
From a tree-lined city to a city that's struggling to save existing green cover, Bengaluru has seen it all. The citizen-funded tree festival is an attempt to make the next generation see the value of trees in the city.
Mar 09 2017
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
Lalbagh is quite colourful in March, thanks to the flowers that bloom in the season. Take a virtual floral tour of Lalbagh through this feature!
Feb 16 2017
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
These birds are on the verge of extinction, due to loss of habitat and superstition. You'd be lucky if you are able to spot one!
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Jan 25 2017
LALBAGH FLOWER SHOW - JANUARY 2017
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Abraham Koshy
Glimpses from Republic Day flower show organised at Lalbagh, Bengaluru.
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Jan 17 2017
KAIKONDRAHALLI LAKE FESTIVAL-2017
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News Desk
Workshops, photography trails, storytelling sessions, organic food and a lot of fun - this is what Kakondrahalli lake festival witnessed.
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Jan 13 2017
Blog: Groundwater Stories
Most borewells along Sarjapura Road do not yield much water. A new apartment opposite Kaikondrahalli Kere is also struggling for water as their borewells run dry. The builder decides to revive an old  open well in his property. The well is ...
Jan 05 2017
NOT-SO-NICE STORIES OF NICE ROAD
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Akshatha M
Their lands were notified for Bangalore-Mysore infra corridor project 19 years ago. Now their land has no market value, they can't dare to plant something that's of value, can't renovate or rebuild their houses, and can't be assured of a secured future. A story of how flawed land acquisition policies put lives in jeopardy.
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Dec 27 2016
CLEANING UP KR MARKET
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Nikhil R Reddy
Every mayor wants to clean-up KR Market. G Padmavathi's challenge is no mean task as this photo essay shows.
Dec 12 2016
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
If you happen to see Hummingbird Hawk Moth this winter, be assured that you have a lot of good luck on your plate!
Dec 12 2016
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
These colourful 'flying needles' are a pleasure to watch - next time you go out to a nature outing, take care to notice them and enjoy!
Nov 21 2016
TRAINSPOTTERS ON TELEGRAM
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Kate Clark
As Bengaluru gears up for suburban rail, here’s a peek at a train arrival-departure intelligence system created by train commuters, purely for selfish reasons but making commute better for many.
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Nov 17 2016
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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Channapttana toys are unique to Karnataka, and are world-famous. What do artisans feel about the future of this art?
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