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Citizenmatters tracks Whitefield Culture, Arts, Music, People & Civic Affairs. Catch the latest buzz from Whitefield Bangalore. Read about cultural events, music festivals, theatre groups, plays, rock shows, painting ,exhibitions, restaurants and all the news that matters from Whitefield.
Mar 19 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Receiving the certificate We were reflecting back on the year gone by and our first anniversary. And we were amazed to receive this news. Whitefield Rising was one of the finalists for the Namma Bengaluru Awards in the Citizen...
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Dec 25 2013
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Bangalore is supposedly a bin-free city. An unofficial garbage dump, across Jagriti Theatre in Whitefield, with a slum behind and shops in the neighbourhood. A wine shop next door. At night, the lighting for the spot was non-existent making the place...
Dec 25 2013
Blog: Whitefield Rising
God knows Whitefield needs help. Therefore it may have been a wise move to have the next spot fix outside the historic Memorial Church. Dell brought an enthusiastic team out while Brigade sponsored the civil work. BESCOM ensured folks were safe and...
Sep 14 2013
THE BELL TOLLS
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Nikita Malusare
Google map places Kadugodi's Sai Garden apartment complex right next to the path of the natural drain. If the residents are not able to find a quick and sustainable solution, the floods could prove detrimental.
Apr 12 2013
WATER WOES
Deepa Peck
Unplanned building construction is increasing water shortage and sewage accumulation across the city. Whitefield is no different.
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Apr 01 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
The Sloth Bear Foundation presents: Wildlife Conservation and You at S Hotel 60, 13th Cross, 2nd Main, Phase III, J P Nagar Bangalore 560078 +91 80 4245 6060 and at Aloft Hotel 17C, Sadaramangala Road · • Off Whitefield...
Nov 29 2012
REMEMBERING MARTYRS
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Trigam Mukherjee
The Flags of Honour Foundation honoured heroes of the 1962 war with a 'Cry Freedom concert' at Whitefield
Sep 13 2012
OORVANI MEDIA’S MAIDEN BOOK RELEASE
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Anisha Nair
He spoke on his experiences as Karnataka Lokayukta and the role of an Ombudsman in a democracy. While Sanjay Vijayaraghavan explained "The Apartment law you must know".
Jul 06 2012
BUS BANTU BUSSU
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News Desk
It is here at last. The 335-EK service has the potential to further increase ridership on the rest of BMTC’s AC bus services along the IT corridor that spans Hoskote-Whitefield to Electronic City through the Outer Ring Road.
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May 15 2012
COMMUNITY RAINWATER HARVESTING
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Babita Saxena
Ferns Paradise layout manages all of its water requirements with its own borewells. Residents have also come forward to implement Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) in their own homes.
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Feb 17 2012
WATER, CAUVERY WATER, NOT FOR US?
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Greeshma M and Kishore S U
So near and yet so far is the story of water for residential and commercial complexes in the fast developing region of outer Whitefield, between K R Puram and Hoskote.
Feb 06 2012
RESIDENTS SAY NO TO BRIBE
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Sajin K
Pollution Board's attempt to extract Rs 75,000 "fee" from a city apartment turned futile, when residents found that it was in fact a bribe demand.
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Jan 20 2012
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Sridharan K
While there are many people who run anywhere between 1km to 5km on a regular basis, a rare fever called "Marathon Running" is getting infectious and spreading quite fast in my layout.
Dec 15 2011
RURAL ASPIRATION HITS THE CITY
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Greeshma M
Bengaluru is one of India’s more vibrant hubs for startups. But this startup near Whitefield is a firm few people would have expected.
Sep 27 2011
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
On 18 September 2011, BBMP staff noticed illegal road cutting near Raju Colony in Marathalli and took into custody a vehicle with No KA 18 T 3522. Reliance Communication was carrying out the work to lay communication cables to a company called...
Sep 26 2011
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
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BBMP has issued notices to defaulters to pay their overdue property tax along with fine and wherever required, property confiscation warrants are also to be issued. Today, "Drum beating" was done in front of “UMIYA SUNTECH”...
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Sep 20 2011
A PROVISION RARELY USED IN BENGALURU
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Sriram Vittalamurthy
Karnataka's town planning law has a provision to protect centuries-old buildings with heritage value from being torn down. But in Bengaluru it has been rarely used.
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Sep 20 2011
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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Do you know how much of the pollution in the world is caused by cars? Some studies put that at 40%. As a result, some across the globe have chosen to observe 22nd September as World Car Free Day . ESAF , a Bangalore based not-for-profit organization...
Sep 15 2011
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
BBMP has organised a Free Health Camp for Pourakarmikas and School Children of Mahadevapura and K R Puram areas. Scheduled dates: 1. On 17-9-2011 from 10am to 2 pm in Government School ground of Mahadevapura (for about 1250 pourakarmikas...
Sep 14 2011
HERITAGE IN YOUR BACKYARD
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Christina Daniels
Whitefield’s disappearing history and evolving multiple futures find expression in Whitefield Diaries, a series of six short films. The film series premiered on September 10th at the Whitefield Club.
Sep 07 2011
FILMS GOING LOCAL
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News Desk
In a city being dug up all around for infrastructure, preserving heritage can become pointless talk very quickly. Yet, Whitefield has become one of the centres for a new film-led conservation effort.
Sep 06 2011
Blog: Deepa's jottings
 WHITEFIELD DIARIES: Saythu and Jaaga Media Center present their latest project - Whitefield Diaries. This is a series of six short films that are each about seven mins in duration. Part of a larger idea titled "Neighbourhood Diaries"...
Jun 02 2011
Blog: Big Deal
Those of us living along the periphery of the town are a blessed lot - a couple of kilometers from home brings us to a very pretty, quiet, unrushed and refreshing countryside.   Its all those things - pretty...
May 17 2011
TAGORE'S BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
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Deepa Mohan
Week long celebrations including movies, documentaries and a play were held at Jagriti to mark Tagore's 150th birth anniversary.
Apr 28 2011
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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    Last Saturday evening (23rd April 2011), around thirty IT/ITeS Employees gathered under the banner of IT and ITeS Employee Centre (ITEC) in front of Bangalore's Town Hall amidst heavy and incessant rain to condole the shocking...
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Feb 04 2011
FIRST LEGO LEAGUE TOURNAMENT
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Students of National Public School, Koramangala, scored highest at the Bangalore level Lego League tournament; one step closer to representing India at the finals.