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Apr 16 2008
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
There was this story I once read... I do not remember the source, but I remember the story ... it has left its mark on me. It beautifully communicates the essence of what I want to say. So to this source .. whoever has thought of this story or has...
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Apr 16 2008
Blog: Editors' Blog
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A session on "How to register to vote" in Barcamp; Blogging on traffic during Blogathon.
Apr 15 2008
ENVIRONMENT
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Mahesh Srinivas
You'll have a range of wildlife to keep you company during your walk, from the rare Golden Oriole to the squabbling Pond Herons and more.
Apr 15 2008
Blog: Editors' Blog
In the days, weeks, and months ahead, Citizen Matters is looking forward to engaging you, and equally, your engagement with your neighbourhoods and our troubled city, Bengaluru.
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Apr 13 2008
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
Bangalore has many angel investors these days. In the last six months, I have come across several persons and groups who have expressed interest in funding start ups in the city. While this is good news, an entrepreneur needs to tread carefully...
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Apr 10 2008
CITIZEN ACTION
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Muralidhar Rao
Generally, it's people of my age group who bother with civic issues. But that's beginning to change, because of the likes of Sarfy. Here's how.
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Apr 08 2008
HEALTH/GARDENING
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Samuel Jacob
Are you looking remedies for common ailments that you can grow in your own home? Located 10 kms from Hebbal, this foundation may just have what you are looking for.
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Apr 08 2008
PEDALPOWER
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Deepa Mohan
Cycling is definitely a hard slog up some of the slopes of Bangalore's roads. And even as some cycle out of necessity, there are others who cycle out of choice.
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Apr 08 2008
TRANSPORT
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Zainab Bawa
On March 28, Chief Justice Cyriac Joseph admitted a PIL against the Metro on grounds of absence of a comprehensive legislation for its implementation. The CMH Road traders' association filed the PIL.
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Apr 06 2008
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
Many persons in Bengaluru are becoming entrepreneurial and venturing on their own. We also have many venture capitalists (VCs) who are here in the city as well as those outside looking to fund promising start ups. However, sometimes, even if an...
Apr 04 2008
IMPACT OF VEHICLES
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Srinivas
Imagine the near future where people have to travel 5 to 10 kms in search of parking and walk to reach their destinations from there.
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Apr 02 2008
Blog: Citisense
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VIPs continue to be stumbling blocks in the paths of ordinary citizens. My daughter and I had another brush with a V/VIP at HAL Airport on Friday (28 March) morning. This time it was Rahul Gandhi. There were no noticeable signs at the entrance...
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Apr 01 2008
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
Marketing need not necessarily involve cash outflow. Sometimes one can earn money, while reaching out to new customers in the process. Gift coupons, for example, offer you the double advantage of making money while reaching out to new customers. Your...
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Apr 01 2008
WATER WOES
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Charumathi Supraja
Long after construction of their dream homes, residents of Sarjapur Road and Haralur Road are still depending on privately supplied tanker water. Will a "drought-like situation" prevail this summer?
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Mar 31 2008
CHILDRENS' SUMMER CLASSES
Ayesha Aleem
Activity camps and classes for children this summer.
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Mar 31 2008
PROTECTING THE LITTLE ONES
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Sindhu Kashyap
A gynaecologist working with an NGO in Koramangala says that 30-40 per cent of her cases involve child sexual abuse. Children do not lie about such abuse, she says, and asks parents to be alert.
Mar 28 2008
NATIONAL GALLERY
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Purnima Coontoor
The long-awaited southern regional centre of the National Gallery of Modern Art may indeed open in June, a top official with state government says. But the ball is still in New Delhi's court.
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Mar 26 2008
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
  Entrepreneurship is about thinking differently, creatively. Innovation is not limited to having unique ideas or projects. Innovation can be in the way one manages operations, the way one implements projects or in a combination of all this...
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Mar 26 2008
RTI AND BANGALOREANS
Sunil Tinani
Prominent Bangalore-based RTI activists list evidence to show that bureaucrats are systematically trying to push the sunshine law back into the bottle. Here's how.
Mar 25 2008
Blog: Citisense
  Last Thursday evening there was such an exceptionally grim gridlock at HAL Airport that landing passengers had to cool their heels or wander about between cars and puddles for over half an hour while their pick-up vehicles were...
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