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Jul 30 2014
NO ACTION ON SCHOOL AUTHORITIES
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Nikita Malusare
One of the newly arrested persons was picked up by police earlier too, when he went to prison to give food to Mustafa, say sources. He was released, and re-arrested on Monday.
Jul 23 2014
POSCO IN ACTION
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Nikita Malusare
Finally the police have arrested the chairman of Vibgyor school, as the school did not report the offence to police, and tried to destroy the evidence after the rape on a child. This is also an indication of what schools in Bangalore and other areas should do in case of such incidents.
Jul 21 2014
FIRST ARREST IN VIBGYOR CASE
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Nikita Malusare
The person arrested was well-known to most parents who sent their kids for skating classes. Police have hinted of more arrests once they complete investigations.
Jul 19 2014
STEPS TO ENSURE STUDENTS' SAFETY
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News Desk
What can be the parents' demands to schools do ensure safety of children? Here are some lessons drawn from Vibgyor school incident.
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Jul 19 2014
RIGHT OR WRONG?
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Nikita Malusare and Shree D N
While the government's move sent an alarm to all schools who don't follow rules, the fate of around 4,000 students would hang in balance if the Bengaluru school's license is revoked.
Jul 18 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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This write up was originally posted by Nitya Ramakrishnan on Whitefield Rising website, and has been re-posted here with permission. This article in   Times of India  outlines what happenned. 16 individuals/groups are involved. And...
Jul 18 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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Facts as outlined by Police on Vibgyor High school case: "Alleged act on July 2nd. Complaint received on 14th. Full co-operation by School during investigation. Two people in custody as of 16th. Investigation at 80% completion and they are...
Jul 18 2014
RE-OPENING THE CAN OF WORMS?
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Shree D N
Petitioners found out that many contractors had no PAN and Service Tax numbers. The Court opined that the corporators who did not want to solve public problems should be voted out.
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Jul 17 2014
ARE KIDS SAFE IN SCHOOLS?
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Nikita Malusare and Satarupa Bhattacharya
Who will the police pin the blame on in this case, as the employee is not on the rolls of the school. The names are not out, no arrests made. This is in stark contrast to the Frazer Town case.
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Jun 30 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Let me not write a sentence more than this one, over the daily traffic jam at Kundalahalli Gate, near Whitefiel - Bengaluru: If you are reading this, you know it’s bad.    The good news is that the BBMP is about to launch an...
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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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Kishore S U and Greeshma M
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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