Sudha Narasimhachar
May 11 2016
UNBRIDLED DEVELOPMENT IN BENGALURU
Sudha Narasimhachar
Housing crisis in the US has a lesson Bengaluru needs to learn. Uncontrolled development that doesn't match the income of the citizenry is taking a toll on ecology too.
Sep 04 2013
AN OPEN LETTER TO KHB
Sudha Narasimhachar
Karnataka Housing Board is building a commercial complex on a playground in Yelahanka Satellite Town in Bangalore, when there are already too many malls coming up nearby.
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Nov 16 2012
HANDLING GARBAGE
Sudha Narasimhachar
Garbage accumulation is Bangalore’s big challenge right now. Also, packaging and plastic items are increasing BBMP’s waste disposal woes.
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Nov 14 2012
BANGALORE BURSTING AT ITS SEAMS
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Why should permission be granted to builders to come up with huge apartment clusters, when the city civic authorities are not able to provide the infrastructural support required for the residents?
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Jul 09 2012
CHANGING TRENDS
Sudha Narasimhachar
It is sad to see so many leading theatres which entertained lakhs of locals for decades are no longer functioning. Kalpana, Gita, Minerva and the like have vanished from the scene.
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Apr 06 2012
ENCYCLOPEDIAC KNOWLEDGE OF INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Badarinath was an automobile engineer by profession, but his knowledge of music is legendary. He can recall the details of a raga effortlessly and tell you fascinating stories of performances.
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Jan 16 2012
UNPLANNED DEVELOPMENT IN CITY PERIPHERY
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Yelahanka's rapid growth is at the cost of its heritage buildings, trees and lung spaces. What used to be a peaceful locality is now turning into another copy of Bengaluru
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Nov 18 2011
A MAN WITH A THOUSAND SONGS
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Musical plays of the yesteryears have rarely been recorded. But here is a man who remembers more than 1200 songs. His passion is undiminished even at 80.
Nov 15 2010
CIRCULATING BOOK LIBRARY
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Sudha Narasimhachar
The Gupta circulating library in Malleswaram, has been serving over three generations of readers. What makes Mr Gupta continue?
Aug 18 2010
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
He's 22 and has already put in a good five years of social work. Meet wonder youngster Mansoor Chetlu, who has taken it upon himself to help destitutes in the city.
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Aug 16 2010
IMPACT OF BBMP PROJECT ON GREENERY
Sudha Narasimhachar
Quick, go shoot pictures of our remaining trees for Bangalore will soon be robbed of her greenery totally.
Jul 08 2010
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
K K Gangadharan's works speak for his love for languages. He has translated around 200 Malayalam stories and four novels into Kannada, besides a few Tamil and English stories.
May 26 2010
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Mid-day meals was first introduced in a government school back in 1997 before it became a state government policy to implement it in all its schools five years ago. Meet Bhagya Rangachar who pioneered mid-day meal programmes.
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Apr 02 2010
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Since the time Alagiri took over his father's eatery outlet and converted it into an exclusive store for gulkand, there has been no looking back.
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Mar 18 2010
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Dinshaw Cawasji, President of The Bangalore Parsee Zoroastrian Anjuman narrates the history of Parsees; how they took refuge in a small coastal town in Gujarat after agreeing to several conditions laid down by the then Maharaja of Sanjan.
Feb 08 2010
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Malliah, a farmer in the Kodigehalli taluk is happy to lead a life that revolves around his land, his animals and his village fairs, even as his land faces threat as the city expands.
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Dec 26 2009
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Thousands of people migrate from villages to bustling cities to earn their livelihoods, especially when nature disappoints them and their farms fail to meet their basic needs. Madayan is one of them.
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Oct 26 2009
CHAIN STORES
Sudha Narasimhachar
We at Bangalore need not fear the entry of McDonald’s or Kentucky Fried Chickens because we have our own smart businessmen who have innovative ways of serving loyal customers.
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Oct 01 2009
FUTILE EFFORT
Sudha Narasimhachar
What is the point of advertising on national media about importance of nutritious food for the pregnant, sick and children on when such food is beyond the reach of the common man?
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Feb 27 2009
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Meet Sreenivasa Rao and Anusuya Rao, talented writers and more. Their achievements include major contributions to the Kannada literary world.
Jan 08 2009
EMPLOYEE HOUSING
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Thanks to the many PSUs in the city, Bangalore has plenty of self-sufficient townships that house employees in their verdant campuses.
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Nov 26 2008
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
How must sex education be taught? With World AIDS day coming up on December 1st, a recent workshop held at Ulsoor explored points of view of Bengaluru's parents, teachers and students.
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Nov 19 2008
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
She doesn't complain much about Bengaluru today, and has pointed views on family, culture and dressing. Meet the quiet and contented octgenarian, B Kamala, former General Manager of Canara Bank.
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Nov 12 2008
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
..but now people drive straight into each other! A senior Bangalorean takes a trip down memory lane to recall the past glory of a green and golden city.
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Oct 31 2008
Column: Bangaloreans
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Sudha Narasimhachar
Children have immense capabilities and given the right kind of fillip and support, they bloom happily, with the least effort, as Nischay Bhargav proves.
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