Travel
Sep 20 2016
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
Ten weeks have flown by and my internship with Citizen Matters has come to a quick end. Tomorrow, I will board a flight, but I will not be leaving India just yet. I am looking forward to three weeks of travel around the subcontinent to see what...
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Apr 06 2016
DAY TRIP AROUND BENGALURU: ARTHIPURA
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Vanila Balaji
ASI Bangalore is working on archaeological excavations of ancient Jaina vestiges at Arthipura near Kokkare Bellur. Vanila Balaji shares a snapshot.
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Oct 30 2015
WEEKEND GETAWAYS FROM BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
The well-trodden path or the road not taken - choose the path you want to tread. The Hutri hill, with its brimming pond and stupendous views, is sure to enthrall you.
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Oct 20 2015
SPECIAL BUSES FOR DASARA 2015
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News Desk
Looking to head to Mysuru for the annual Dasara procession, or maybe head out of Bengaluru for the long weekend? You could choose to travel by the special buses that KSRTC is operating this season.
Oct 12 2015
Column: Southern Bengaluru Chronicles
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Chandra Shekhar Balachandran
Reminisces about booking railway tickets in the 1960s, joyrides in the engine compartment, and an unfortunate train accident.
Sep 08 2015
AN IMMIGRANT'S WOES IN BENGALURU
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Nimit Shah
From brokers to utilities in the house to advance amount to food options, problems are plenty in finding a suitable house in Bengaluru. But once you find a house....
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Aug 04 2015
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
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Dear reader, who I may know well or not at all, you are going to get to know all sorts of strange things about me. Let’s be forward with each other, shall we? Today, for instance, I am going to write about my toilet. Of all of the things...
Jul 24 2015
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
In the United States, I’m never really forced to think about the colour of my skin. I suspect very few white, middle-class girls are, although I may be wrong there. This is a privilege, a luxury that, despite its pricelessness, society rarely...
Jul 11 2015
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
I was standing in awe of a temple carved out of stone, the colour of a sunset in a place in North Karnataka, when my travelling companion approached me. She’d been speaking with the man who gives tickets. “He said it’s Rs 10 each...
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Jul 02 2015
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
From the moment I stepped off the plane, it became impossible to forget that I was in Bengaluru; the city demanded my attention. The humidity that alighted on my skin and curled my hair, the sound of new languages being spoken around me - it all...
May 28 2015
WEEKEND GETAWAYS: HASSAN
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Niveadha Nanjundeswaran
Looking for a weekend getaway from Bengaluru? Home to Belur, Halebid and Shravanabelagola, Hassan is the place to take a trip back in time.
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Apr 08 2015
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
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Pic: Deepa Mohan Auto-drivers come in all shapes and sizes: old, young, thin, fat, toothless, handsome, smelly, bearded, grumpy, cheery, etc. Like a good box of chocolates, you never know what kind of driver you’re going to get. Sometimes...
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Feb 20 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Anand Sankar, who transported his two cats from Bangalore to Delhi by air, writes:   Just thought I should share my experience of transporting my cats by air (domestic, within India), could be useful for anyone! From a cursory reading...
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Feb 05 2015
CYCLE FOR A CAUSE
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Nishita Vasant
Join a 300 km cycling trip from Bengaluru to Gudalur to raise funds to support adivasis' right to livelihoods.
Nov 12 2014
Column: Intense-City
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Vivek M
A photo can speak thousand words. This is a peek into the life of Tigalas during the Karaga festival, through a photo.
Oct 31 2014
KANNADA RAJYOTSAVA EVENT
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News Desk
Six photographers will be showcasing their rendezvous with Karnataka through their photography at Prathibimba.
Sep 24 2014
KSRTC SPECIAL BUSES
News Desk
Three special tour packages by KSRTC are ideal for those who want to get away from the din of Bangalore during the long weekend next week.
Sep 13 2014
A BANGALOREAN'S INSIGHT INTO THE CITY!
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Reshma Krishnamurthy Sharma
This city welcomes all. However, if you know some of these tips beforehand, your stay in Bangalore will become enjoyable!
Jul 30 2014
WEEKEND GETAWAY YOU CAN TRY
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
A guided rendezvous to the countryside on Mysore Road from Bengaluru can offer you various natural visual delights. This is a must-do if you are a newbie to this city!
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Jul 25 2014
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
My memory of arriving in Bengaluru is as fresh in my mind as the sweat on my brow was as I exited my plane at the Bangalore Airport about 1 am on July 1st. The weather was warm and humid as I expected, but I was taken aback by its intensity;...
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Jul 03 2014
BANGALORE ROUNDS: HOP ON - HOP OFF
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
Hop on- hop off service introduced by BMTC is a time-saving and inexpensive way to experience the major landmarks of Bengaluru, for tourists or natives alike.
Jun 06 2014
WEEKEND GETAWAYS: SOMANATHAPURA
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Usha Hariprasad
With its exquisite carvings and magnificent stone work, the Somanathapura temple is a treat for the eyes. Pay a visit to step back in time.
Jan 15 2014
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
I remember arriving in India for the first time, into New Delhi almost 10 years ago. I would liken it to a bull calf walking into the ring for the first time. A million things hit you; heat, light, shouts, screams, arms, signs, men, women, men, more...
Nov 20 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Did you know that so many amenities exist in the Bangalore City Railway Station? Here is the list of amenities provided at the City Railway Station. Such things as, " Comesum is a 24hr multi cuisine food plaza located near the entrance...
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Aug 08 2013
GUIDE TO A GREAT MONSOON TRIP
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Bosky Khanna
The rivers are full and nature is at its best this monsoon. Long weekends with holidays make it ideal season for you to visit various places outside Bangalore during weekends.
Sep 07 2012
SHIVAGANGE IS AN IDYLLIC GETAWAY
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Usha Hariprasad
Nothing rejuvenates a work-week fatigue like a short getaway. Less than two hours drive and a short trek later, that is exactly what you get at Shivagange.
 
 

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