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.
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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Nov 04 2016
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
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Radio Active 90.4MHz
How to make government schools function on par with private schools: lessons from a head teacher who did it and showed.
Oct 12 2016
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
Walks are a great way to explore the hidden treasures in the city, including birds. Deepa Mohan narrates the story of one such walk.
Sep 21 2016
BRIDGING GAPS THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY
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Kate Clark
Photographer Mahesh Shantaram seeks to dispel the myths around African migrants in India and lend them a human face through his portfolio, now on display at a city gallery.
Sep 20 2016
PLASTIC BAN AND BUSINESS
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Kate Clark
With orders pouring in and losses reducing quickly, this Peenya based manufacturer has managed the transition. But will the good days continue?
Sep 08 2016
NATURE FEATURE
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Deepa Mohan
Seen these colourful locusts anywhere ever? They are extraordinarily sensitive to their surroundings, and can jump about a metre without wings!
Sep 01 2016
PROMOTING ORGANIC FARMING
Kate Clark
New initiatives connect farmers and consumers - supplying fresh, chemical-free vegetables to Bengaluru residents.
Aug 08 2016
LALBAGH INDEPENDENCE DAY FLOWER SHOW
Kate Clark
This year's Independence day show features a flowery Parliament house.
Jul 28 2016
BENGALURU AND SEATLLE: A COMPARISON
Kate Clark
Bengaluru has lost its old charm, so has Seattle. In Bengaluru, people blame the government for the mess, while in Seattle, migrants are blamed!
Jul 25 2016
ONLINE KANNADA CLASSES IN BANGALORE
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Kate Clark
Internet access is all it takes to learn Kannada in Bengaluru. Tech advancements have made it easy for anyone to learn the local language!
Jul 18 2016
VETERINARY DOCTORS IN BANNERGHATTA NATIONAL PARK
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Who takes care of the animals at Bengaluru's Bannerghata National Park— what is their work like?
Jul 12 2016
BLOOMING CACTUS
Deepa Mohan
The beautiful flowers that bloom at night have a heavy, heady fragrance. Known as 'Brahmakamalam', this cactus variety also yields a fruit that we call 'dragon fruit'!
Jul 05 2016
FOOD FOR NEEDY PROGRAMME
Salma Fahim
How can we help our city’s hungry population? An idea inspired by Operation Sulaimani comes to Bengaluru.
Jul 01 2016
FOOTPATH AND WALKABILITY
News Desk
What do you do when you see broken footpaths?
Jun 14 2016
RAINBOW DRIVE'S SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT
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K P Singh
The story of water management in Rainbow Drive, Sarjapur Road has a lot of lessons for many layouts and neighborhoods trying to find a way out of water problems.
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Jun 09 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Deepanjali Mishra. Pic: Pravir B. Sukanti and Bhagirathi Mishra are on cloud nine. Since May 28, when the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results for Grade 10 board examination, these Whitefield residents are elated...
Jun 08 2016
CLEARING BENGALURU'S RAIN CHANNELS
Tara Krishnaswamy
A team of citizens cleared rainwater channels and helped rainwater flow into the lake. Here's how they did it.
Jun 07 2016
NATURE IN THE CITY
Harini Nagendra
A new book, Nature in the City examines the past, present and future of nature in rapidly urbanising Bengaluru. An excerpt.
Jun 03 2016
LESSER-KNOWN STORIES BEHIND LALBAGH
News Desk
Who designed Lal Bagh? What were the architectural and environmental considerations? Who developed it into a botanical garden? A peek into the history of the most famous garden in Bengaluru.
 
 

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