Christopher Martin Lopaze
Sep 17 2014
ORIGAMI FOR A CAUSE
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
Fear of rejection because of inter-caste and inter-religion marriage is the main disease Shivani Pal wants to eradicate with the project.
Sep 10 2014
DEMENTIA CARE IN BENGALURU
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Bad news first: Dementia has no cure. Good news is, the conditions could be improved with proper care. Here's your guide to understanding dementia and the facilities for patients in Bangalore.
Sep 09 2014
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
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Today, I’m writing about the vitally important topic of whether Indian cinemas should have intermissions just for the sake of tradition. (Spoiler alert: I don’t think they should.) I watched my first movie, How to Train Your Dragon...
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Aug 25 2014
PEOPLE-POWER
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
When a road in the centre of the city became too much for the city to handle by itself, what did some sensible residents do? They just pitched in with their own money and plan, and the road was transformed.
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Aug 21 2014
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
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Some autos charge extra for each ride, while there are a few of them who go by the meter. Pic: Christopher Martin Lopaze Their rounded, carapace-like forms, yellow hoods, and green or black bodies are familiar to anyone living in Bengaluru...
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Aug 20 2014
THE BANGALORE UNDERGROUND PROJECT
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
A hidden pathway through which one can walk around K R Circle without crossing roads was discovered. Some history, some music, some food for soul - was what Bangalore Underground Festival was all about.
Aug 12 2014
FLOWER SHOW
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Flower show is back again. Revel in the beauty of flowers, and buy gardening material if you like. This could be your weekend getaway, for a day at least!
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Aug 05 2014
7TH MEDIA WATCH EVENT
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Christopher Martin Lopaze and Ganga Madappa
Why does the police cover the faces of the accused? Why is a rape victim not named? Why does every newsmedia give different versions of one incident sometimes? The debate had answers to all the questions.
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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 17 2014
COMPARING GOVERNANCE
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
Here's a comparison between two city administrations lying on two sides of the globe - Bangalore and Seattle. While one has more autonomous structure, other is controlled by the state.
Jul 03 2014
BANGALORE ROUNDS: HOP ON - HOP OFF
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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.