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Nov 25 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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Are you frustrated by traffic delays in Bengaluru? Do you know how much time you and others are wasting due to traffic jams! While everyone in Bengaluru complains about the traffic problems of the city, very few invest their personal time and capability...
Nov 25 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
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Whitefield Habba is an initiative to bring together people belonging to diverse backgrounds and residing in different parts of BBMP's Mahadevapura Zone. To be held at Whitefield's oldest spot - Inner Circle...
Jun 09 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Deepanjali Mishra. Pic: Pravir B. Sukanti and Bhagirathi Mishra are on cloud nine. Since May 28, when the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results for Grade 10 board examination, these Whitefield residents are elated...
Feb 05 2016
BIRDING IN WHITEFIELD
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Sriram SN
The Whitefield area is home to several lakes. And if you are an avid birdwatcher, you're surely in for a treat when you visit any of these lakes.
Jan 22 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Only one week after re-laying the road that leads to Ryan International School at Brookefields, the asphalt started pitting. Aggregate (jelly) started peeling, and undulations on road surface appeared. The road looked as though it tired of a couple...
Dec 02 2015
#SAVEWHITEFIELD PROTEST
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Yagna Shan
Children who attend schools in the Whitefield area bear the brunt of the problems with the infrastructure. Here's how they showed their solidarity at the #SaveWhitefield protest.
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Dec 01 2015
SAVE WHITEFIELD PROTEST
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Deepa Ravi
A Whitefielder shares her observations from the #SaveWhitefield protest. It's high time citizens' voices are heard, she says.
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Dec 01 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
What a day! It was a treat to see people pouring out of streets and alleys to join the human chain, merge in seamlessly, bringing their own posters, chanting their own slogans, and through small acts of kindness, reinforcing each others' faith in...
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Nov 18 2015
Blog: Ideas at Work
Whitefield. I know the very mention of that name is starting to remind people about all the things that are going wrong in that part of town. In my recent visits to that side too, I have been surprised by the degree to which the city has collapsed...
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Oct 07 2015
PROBLEMS IN WHITEFIELD
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Rajesh Shah
A lake frothing with snow, traffic 'jams' whose taste never leaves, a pharmacy every 100 m, 80% of pedestrians wearing masks, more advertisements per sq ft of building surface... here's a list of all the records set by Whitefield in just a few years.
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Oct 05 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
A bus shelter and an expansive walkway is to be formally inaugurated on Monday (October 5, 2015) at 12:15 PM near International Tech Park Bangalore (ITPB) on Whitefield Road. The Xerox CSR project was executed in partnership with Whitefield Rising...
Aug 20 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Folks at Whitefield Rising have gone super-creative, by choosing artistic means to express their worries and describe the problems. A rap song released on SoundCloud asks God Mahadeva (Shiva) why the state of affairs in his 'Pura' are in such a ...
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Aug 19 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Meet the JDS and BJP candidates on Wedensday, August 19th.  Venue: Gopalan Atlantis. Click  here  for the map. Time 7 pm - JDS 9 pm - BJP To know who the candidates are for the various wards in Mahadevapura...
Aug 07 2015
SOLUTIONS TO TRAFFIC PROBLEMS
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Satheesh
Here's an open letter to Bengaluru City Traffic Police, on reducing the traffic problems on Outer Ring Road. Additional Commissioner of Police - Traffic, M A Saleem had asked for citizens' suggestions on the issue.
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Aug 04 2015
NALLURAHALLI RISING WORKS ON SLUM CHILDREN
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Akshatha M
Whitefield residents spotted children playing near a slum, right next to an unused school. Their efforts could soon help the children get education.
Jun 30 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
A night on the street What is the power of the common man? A collaborative and inspiring set of people helped fix the potholed road that had been dug up for 6 months. Till then, local residents and daily commuters were facing severe issues due...
Apr 30 2015
POLLUTED LAKES OF BENGALURU
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Varsha Parashivamurthy
Watch your water source, if you live in East Bengaluru. For, the lather coming out from the Varthur and Bellandur lakes is just the tip of the pollution iceberg. Groundwater pollution is yet another impact which is like a slow poison.
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Feb 18 2015
9TH EDITION OF THE GREEN BAZAAR
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News Desk
Join the Whitefield community as they celebrate green living on February 22nd. With workshops, walks, children’s activities, sale of eco-friendly products and more, there’s something in store for everybody.
Feb 06 2015
MAKING USE OF EXISTING INFRA IN WHITEFIELD
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Syed Awase Khirni, a GIS expert, points out seven areas where simple measures can ease the traffic around Whitefield area.
Dec 03 2014
WHITEFIELD RISING NEWS LETTER
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Whitefield Rising
WR Open House. Come see what this is all about! A year and a half of existence. Over 40 projects initiated. 4500 Facebook members. Over 100 active doers. Increasing visibility for Whitefield. Good engagement with Government. Brookefield...
Nov 25 2014
SOLVING BANGALORE’S TRAFFIC WOES
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News Desk
Whitefield route plans have changed. You might also have been affected positively or adversely. Give feedback!
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Aug 26 2014
KHATA ISSUES IN WHITEFIELD DECODED - PART II
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T R Raghunandan
While Khata is important for a property, it does not guarantee the title for the property in the BBMP limits. Strange isn't it? But that's how the things are!
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Aug 21 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Graphite India, present in Whitefield, processes graphite daily in huge quantities which releases a large amount of fine graphite soot into the atmosphere. This is fine enough for it to not be very visible, yet is breathed by, not just the Graphite...
Aug 20 2014
KHATA ISSUES IN WHITEFIELD DECODED - PART I
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T R Raghunandan
If you are a resident of Whitefield or the one who is aspiring to buy a property in Whitefield, this might matter to you: What causes confusion in Khata documents related to Whitefield's properties?
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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.
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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.
 
 

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