Ritu George
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...
Jan 08 2015
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Taking Stock So much has been done. Over the coming days, we will share a series of newsletters focused on a topic or two at a time so we don't overwhelm you in one annual review :). In summary however, its been a year of phenomenal citizen engagement...
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...
Mar 29 2014
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Whitefield Rising is planning a big WATER issues related event. We would like to have your presence for the same.   The theme is as follows:   WOULD YOU LIKE TO Quit all dependence on tanker water...
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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Mar 13 2014
WHITEFIELD RISING
Ritu George
That was a typo. We are not here to save you! We are only saving ourselves. As you see, the hot air balloons have lifted off ;). Seriously, more balloons are rising, just hop on. As we celebrate...
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...
Nov 20 2013
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Who hasn't heard of Arnold Schwarzenegger -Hollywood star - California Governor andbody builder - he had won the Mr. Universe  World Amateur Body Builders Championship (WABBA) ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Iaz_r2t-g ).  And now the...
Nov 20 2013
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On November 9, 2013, Whitefield residents got a unique opportunity to learn about sharing space with wildlife. A group of 20 enthusiastic residents assembled at the clubhouse of Waterville apartments, to attend the first ever session on Wildlife...
Oct 28 2013
Blog: Whitefield Rising
People from very different walks of life gathered on a sidewalk today. The common thread linking them all was "dignity" and an inexplicable oneness. A cleaner street and gifts for people were mere by products. Over a month, led by Anjali...
Oct 25 2013
Blog: Whitefield Rising
A movement called Whitefield Rising has been brewing in Whitefield in the last few months. Many residents, supported by a core group of experts in the field, have got together to make the streets of Whitefeild Rising cleaner and greener. With...
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Jul 24 2013
WHITEFIELD RISING
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Ritu George
Whitefield Rising is striving to achieve local garbage management with the help of various teams and novel programmes, like 'Eat Your Street.' Here's a summary of the initiatives.
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