Business and Economy
Feb 22 2014
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
Valuation is thought to be a science by many. Just because a number is put out and there are detailed calculations and forecasts and projections of scenarios, it is assumed that valuation is rational, objective, data driven and sensible. When was...
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Feb 04 2014
DIGITAL ADDRESSABLE SYSTEM
Vishwanath PB
Submit the Customer Application Form to your cable operator today, to enjoy your subscribed channels.
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Jan 07 2014
BBMP'S NEW YEAR PLAN
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Nikita Malusare
The garbage dumps will be cleared; roads will be made hawker-free; plans will be made to utilise the locked second floor which is vacant.
Dec 27 2013
BANGALORE - 2013
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Ganga Madappa
Looking back at the year that was to see what went wrong, to plan better and to draw some inspiration for the new year from the good things that happened. This is Bengaluru-2013 for you!
Dec 14 2013
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
Dear Reader, Entrepreneur’s Corner is pleased to feature this interview of Srikanth Muralidhara, Co-Founder of the Bangalore-based Decision Sciences Company, Flutura Solutions, that focuses on M2M (machine to machine) and Big Data analytics...
Dec 13 2013
LIVES LESS-VALUED
Sakuntala Narasimhan
There are too many schemes from the government, that never reach the needy. When will people like Muniyappa see better days?
Nov 26 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
On 23rd November 2013, PNLIT had the opportunity to be at the first Baldwin Business & Career Fair, an initiative pioneered by my school alumni, the Baldwin Alumni Association - for Baldwinians, by Baldwinians (Baldwin Boys & Baldwin Girls...
Nov 26 2013
CLEANING UP THE MESS
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Nikita Malusare
Meant to be a clean up drive, the BBMP officials' visit to Johnson's Market also saw many shoppers violating rules, by not having licenses. A peek into what goes on in the weekly market clean up drives taken up by the BBMP.
Nov 13 2013
THEATRES V/S MULTIPLEXES
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Bosky Khanna
Theatres are making way for multiplexes. Changing nature of the crowd, geographic location, type of movies, facilities offered, ambiance, technological innovations - everything plays a role in the way film industry works.
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Nov 13 2013
Blog: Ideas at Work
The Mayor feels IT industry has not done enough for Bengaluru. Sir, here are four things that IT can do for the city quickly. (a) Digitise the property records in the city, and host them online, so that everyone can see who is paying taxes, who...
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Nov 01 2013
TRIBUTE TO BANGALORE
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News Desk
Sadananda Maiya, the former owner of MTR Foods, who also established another food chain Maiyas, writes about Bengaluru. On the day of Kannada Rajyotsava, he describes the accommodating nature of the city.
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Oct 18 2013
NON-CONVENTIONAL MARKETS
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Bosky Khanna
Not many in Bengaluru know about weekly Santhes happening on the outskirts. A visit to a Santhe could be a refreshing experience, along with buying fresh vegetables for best price.
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Oct 14 2013
PLEA QUASHED
News Desk
Karnataka High Court on Friday dismissed the petition that sought quashing of criminal prosecution against multinational seed companies for committing bio-piracy in promoting BT Brinjal.
Oct 10 2013
APARTMENT ADDA WORKSHOP
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Sangeeta Banerjee
R K Misra, a successful entrepreneur-turned-politician, recognised the participants as leaders in their communities and encouraged them to be active in ward-level politics.
Oct 10 2013
FOOD ADULTERATION
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Nikita Malusare
Presence of baking soda in milk makes it neutral. This can damage the lining of intestines if used for a long time.
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Sep 26 2013
IT’S ALL ABOUT MILEAGE AND UTILITY
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Swetha Padmanabhan
Having a hard time selecting your dream car in Bangalore? Here’s a quick guide that may help you in narrowing down the choice.
Sep 25 2013
FUTURE OF THE CITY
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Vinay Patil
Detroit was an American dream, which failed due to the shortsightedness of its own planners. Can Bangalore avoid a similar disaster?
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Sep 20 2013
DIRECT BENEFIT TRANSFER FOR LPG
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Nikita Malusare
Bangalore will get introduced to Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for LPG in the month of December. Before that, the consumers of Indane, HP Gas and Bharat Gas need to link their Aadhaar cards to bank accounts and LPG consumer numbers, if they need subsidy.
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Sep 11 2013
CONSUMER AWARENESS
Sheeba Rajam
Stay sharp. Get a receipt for anything you procure at the petrol bunks. Keep an eye on the actual amount of petrol/diesel you are getting. Check the bill thoroughly.
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Aug 28 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
It’s a given that you should be drinking lots of water a day. Especially given air-conditioned offices, it becomes even more important to remember to drink – and have a bottle handy that’s easy to refill and keep sipping...
Aug 20 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Bohidar Subankar writes: KA 57 F 1099 Volvo (500c) on 1st aug 2013 My wife was trying cross the road amid traffic to catch the bus, the driver saw her screaming to wait for fe w seconds but he left the bus stop. I followed the bus, overtook...
Jul 26 2013
BBMP BUDGET 2013-14
News Desk
Mayor Venkatesh Murthy presented the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike budget on 26 July 2013. Here are the highlights.
Jul 16 2013
BUDGET ANALYSIS
Sridhar Pabbisetty
Real solution to the malnutrition problem lies in incentivizing local production of heavily imported pulses which are today almost four times the price they were about five years ago. The whole food security angle needs to be considered through a lens beyond subsidized rice.
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Jul 15 2013
A BANGALORE-CENTRIC BUDGET
M S Sriram
Who are migrating into Bangalore, and why? What is so special in Bangalore that brings them in? What are the problems in the areas they come from? These questions are never asked while drafting budget.
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Jul 13 2013
BUDGET - JULY 2013
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News Desk
While waste management and rejuvenation of lakes have found space in the budget, announcement of Commuter railways has cheered many. Formation of Ground Water directorate and Indian Institute of Public Health are the other things to look forward to.
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Jul 13 2013
BUDGET - JULY 2013
T V Mohandas Pai
Industry is disappointed as there is no large investment in neither power nor infrastructure. Chief Minister has explained the projects which are in execution. We need big ideas, large solutions, massive investment and a big vision.
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