Dec 16 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Last week, my group of nature-lovers and I visited both Lalbagh and Madivala kere. At both places, which are also public parks, entrance is clearly marked as free; up to 8.30am at Lalbagh, and 9.30am at Madivala lake. Visitors who enter before...
May 05 2016
Sharath SR
Many a time, empty, unmaintained plots become spaces for dumping garbage. Here's how a citizen ensured that one such plot didn't go that way, and became the children's playground it was supposed to be.
Nov 27 2015
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
The ‘I Change Indiranagar’ initiative has been formed by the residents to raise a collective voice against various issues plaguing Indiranagar, issues that have converted Indiranagar from a peaceful neighbourhood to an uncontrolled illegal...
Nov 26 2015
Blog: I Change Indira Nagar
BBMP Council on 25 February 2015, suo moto, passed a resolution,  wherein Startling Line Sports were granted permission ONLY to develop a cricket pitch in the BBMP playground located in Indiranagar 1st Stage, at their expense; for free...
Sep 16 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Surely by now the Horticulture Department at Lalbagh knows that there are a very large number of walkers early in the mornings, even more so on weekends. A very tiday and neat-looking toilet has been provided, close to the Siddapura...
Sep 15 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
A house made of glass That belongs to times past. Dreaming in the sunshine In a world now paced rather fast. The sun, however, rises Just as it used to do When people from other shores Walked around and watched the...
Jul 20 2015
Blog: Like a Lake
Message from MAPSAS trustee, Priya Ramasubban Kaikondarahalli Lake stands today as a shining example of lake restoration in Bangalore. It started back in 2008 with local citizens and the custodian government body, BBMP, working closely to rejuvenate...
Dec 10 2014
Padmalatha Ravi
Children in Cooke Town plan a fundraiser event on December 14th to give a new lease of life to their beloved neighbourhood park.
Mar 10 2014
Blog: Like a Lake
More than 500 residents of Yelahanka spent a few hours on Sunday 9 th March 2014, learning how to grow vegetables and fruits at home, and in the process, manage their kitchen waste too. This was at the gardening and waste management training, organised...
Mar 09 2014
Blog: Volunteer Diary
My memories of Neralu , Bangalore's first crowd funded tree fiesta held in around Cubbon Park on 8th and February 9th 2014.   We walked and talked about trees, birds and bees There were songs and dances of green romances plays...
Jan 18 2014
News Desk
The 199th edition of the Lalbagh Flower Show is truly a feast for the eyes.
Nov 20 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Join in for Cycling Day! Join in for Cycling Day!
Nov 14 2013
Blog: Everyday City
I’m sitting at Lalbagh gardens. The sun is already strong but it doesn’t bother me. I sit in the shade of a Tree, listening to the birds. I can’t see them but know they are there somewhere up in those branches. I sense a gentle breeze...
Aug 07 2013
Nikita Malusare
You cannot park your vehicle inside Lalbagh, so opt for public transport instead. If you are willing to walk that extra mile, the world of flowers awaits you at Lalbagh, Bangalore!
Apr 26 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index (BMI), as well as lower odds of being overweight, than their non-gardening neighbours and siblings. This is according to a study by Dr Cathleen Zick (Professor...
Apr 07 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
I guess the heat was too much and not many volunteers turned up this weekend. Those who did brave the sun did a wonderful job though. Yesterday, 6th April, some eight of us were scattered on the lake bed, bent over or squatting on the ground...
Feb 28 2013
H M Javali
Residents of the 3rd sector now take their kitchen waste to a compost device that was recently installed in the neighbourhood Twin Park.
Jan 31 2013
Lalana Zaveri
A neighbourhood art project reveals all that can be achieved through community involvement and commitment.
Jan 28 2013
Jatin Prabhu
As enthusiastic Bangaloreans crowd Lalbagh to view the Republic Day flower show, Jatin Prabhu joins them and learns a few things from the colourful extravaganza.
Jan 23 2013
S Srinivasan
A Bangalorean visits the Lalbagh Flower show and finds much joy and photo ops.
Sep 01 2012
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Vetiver is a perennial grass (Binomial name  Chrysopogon zizanioides , commonly called Khus) that has a very strong root system which grows deep and binds the soil wonderfully, preventing soil erosion. The island at Puttenahalli...
Aug 27 2012
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
National Geographic Traveller India (Indian edition of the American magazine) was launched in India in July 2012.  The August 2012 issue cover story is on "Quiet Places, Spaces of serenity".  While skimming through the...
Jul 31 2012
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
During the early days of PNLIT, an anonymous comment was left in our online Guestbook:  "unless until lake is filled with water 365 days, i do not think we are achieved everything. yes, i appreciate all effort. however need to plan for...
Jul 12 2012
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
PNLIT has been adjudged the  Green Star 1st Runner-Up  of the People's Green Award at the TCS World 10K Bangalore 2012! The winners were announced at a crowded press conference at ITC Windsor Manor last evening. Prasanna, Usha and ...
Apr 09 2012
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Steps and Seat     What scenes have these steps seen? Who are the people who've sat upon that seat? How many have rested their backs there? On the steps, how many feet? How many suns have cast their light Upon the steps and the...
Mar 19 2012
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Another visit...  I went to Lalbagh on Friday evening, because a friend wanted to try out the 300mm prime lens. I've not often been to Lalbagh in the evening, and was freshly amazed at what one can see and observe, in spite of many more people...

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