Siri Srinivas
Mar 08 2013
WOMEN’S DAY
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“Your baby was born after you were married, no?” Sapna Prabhakaran, a Marketing professional, was asked when she went to her get her child’s birth certificate. On Women's Day, a young Bangalorean woman reflects on how outdated this country's forms are.
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Dec 24 2012
BANGALORE LITERATURE FESTIVAL: MULTIPLE CITY
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For us average Bangaloreans, the communal ire at the discussion on Bangalore, was quite a treat. For applause from an event’s audience means that a wide-ranging liberal platitude has just been delivered.
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Nov 30 2012
A GUIDE TO ENJOYING THE FIRST EDITION OF THE BLF
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Like a young debutante in the midst of a congregation of greying beauty queens, the Bangalore Literature Festival has to appease both its enthusiastic audience and those bemoaning the tamasha-fication of the treasured refuge of introverts.
May 06 2011
HERITAGE HUNT
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INTACH's heritage hunt on a Saturday morning shows Basavanagudi in a new light.
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Jan 24 2011
7TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT
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Scrabble is not just a board game for a lazy afternoon. It is a serious competitive mind sport. Bangalore Scrabble Club recently brought an international tournament to the city.
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Sep 30 2010
Blog: Bangalore Bloghouse
"Love is Slow Poison" said an auto that nearly killed me yesterday; I would have normally belted some un-pleasantries to nobody in particular and forgotten the close-shave. But how can one not stop and mull over a near-death-experience...
Sep 09 2010
SIGNIFICANCE OF FESTIVALS
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Bangalore-based NGO Environment Support Group recently conducted a workshop for children to teach them about the significance of festivals and rituals, make clay ganeshas, all through environment-friendly means.
May 05 2010
BENGALURU INFINITE PHOTO CONTEST
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A lively gathering of amateur and semi-pro photographers at the exhibition and award function of Bengaluru Infinite 2010 photo contest.
Jan 01 2010
Blog: Campus Diem
Amidst the noise about how this year mattered to bankers, politicians, environmentalists, neo-Nazis, and godmen, one important voice was left out in the cold. It isn’t like we young people are used to too much attention; but to listlessly...
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Oct 17 2009
UNMAAD
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The theme at this year’s Unmaad was "The World is Bangalore", an attempt at reflecting the essentially global focus of B-Schools.
Jul 16 2009
SCIENCE AND THE CITY
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What was an impulsive idea has turned tradition as the Bangalore Science Forum holds its thirty-second annual science festival this month at Basavanagudi’s National College.
May 29 2009
Blog: Campus Diem
As if my mother's smiling approval each morning of the various little children who bagged single digit CET ranks this year, and reading aloud of their newspaper interviews (in which each of them invariably extol the virtues of boring...
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May 21 2009
DESSERTS AND MORE
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A finger licking experience at a Jayanagar dessert bar.
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Apr 10 2009
FOOD STREET
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An epicurean stroll down Food Street in V V Puram.
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Feb 13 2009
CAMPAIGN AGAINST MANGALORE ATTACKS
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The city erupts in planned and peaceful protests against recent attacks against women and subsequent statements by hardline outfits like Sri Rama Sene.
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Jan 20 2009
Blog: Campus Diem
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You would have loved to grow up in the pleasant, perfect, considerably privileged locality of I Block, Jayanagar. The streets were clean, sidewalks smooth, roads neatly planned and regularly tarred: Not a single game of...
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Jan 07 2009
Blog: Campus Diem
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As a matter of principle, we don't like over-achievers around here. But some, we let pass. Rakesh Sharma is currently interning at St. John's Medical College. He will head to Oxford to pursue a D.Phil in Clinical Neurology as one of this...
Dec 13 2008
Blog: Campus Diem
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In all the times one is under deep emotional and spiritual duress, one feels irrevocably attached to certain people. As if misery were some sort of brotherhood held together by common predicaments. This brotherhood allows you the unlikeliest and...
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Nov 30 2008
Blog: Campus Diem
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Sushila Rao is a fifth year student at The National Law School, Bangalore. She is one of the five Rhodes Scholars from India for the year 2009. En route to the prestigious scholarship, she has excelled in vocal music, street theater and in writing...
Nov 27 2008
COMMUNITY MEETS BOOK FESTIVAL
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Wandering into this year’s Bangalore Book Fest on a cold, rainy Sunday, Siri Srinivas comes out feeling warm and happy.
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Nov 02 2008
Blog: Campus Diem
It's that month of the year that bores you out of your wits (just like the last one, and the last, not to mention the one before that). So here we are, holding your hand, offering calming cups of tea and warm reassurances as you tear your...
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Oct 10 2008
Blog: Campus Diem
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Yes, we've been away. No No, quite literally. When we heard that NIT Trichy's annual cultural fest Festember was starting on the 18 th of September, we jumped at the idea. The veterans who have traveled far and wide to cul-fests assured us it...
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Sep 23 2008
DRIVING LICENSE HOWTO
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Here are the official nuts and bolts of getting a valid Learner’s/Driver’s License.
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Sep 23 2008
DRIVING LICENSE STORIES
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Inefficiency and creaky official machinery, it seems, are the only paradigms of work ethos in RTOs. Everybody knows it, but little is acknowledged and fewer still are the questions asked.
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Sep 15 2008
Blog: Campus Diem
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Early Morning abstractness captured at NITT Day two was fun. Except, we couldn't take part in half the events because we were a wee bit late. Yes, Yes, we understand you've come all the way from Bangalore, but you see we turned away 20 teams...