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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.
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 25 2016
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
I am here to apologize to all the Indians, the Kannadigas I’ve met in the last three weeks. Immediately upon meeting you, you either spoke to me in English, with the assumption that of course I wouldn’t be familiar with your language...
Jan 13 2016
KANNADA CLASSES FOR OUT-OF-TOWNERS
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Ganga Madappa
Whether out-of-towners should learn Kannada has been a long-standing bone of contention in Bengaluru. Here is a man who is teaching them how to speak Kannada.
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Nov 30 2015
Blog: Music Matters
The excitement around the upcoming Bangalore Literary Festival has been marred by controversy. Writers threatening to boycott the festival and founding director Vikram Sampath stepping down has raised many questions in the minds of Bangaloreans...
Nov 25 2015
Blog: Music Matters
Music from Kannada films continue to be very popular, despite media coverage of the challenged state of the Kannada film industry.Much of the credit has to go to music directors who continue to innovate, by combining elements of classical music...
Sep 28 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
On the one hand, we have organisations like the Department of Kannada and culture, promoting the use of Kannada, and trying to avoid its being interspersed with words from other languages. On the other, we have the everyday Kannada language, a...
Aug 11 2015
LANGUAGE DEBATE IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Many Kannada organisations are up in arms against each other, due to the dubbing ban controversy. What is the issue? Why do some people oppose dubbing, while others support it? Here's an informative article on the issue.
 
 

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