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Nov 28 2011
FRAMES OF MY CITY CONTEST
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
The city hosted 50 framed cityscapes over the weekend. These were part of nearly three month long competition. Photography enthusiasts were treated to some spectacular shots.
Nov 07 2011
ROYALTY IN PASTELS
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Nagashree Gururaj
From the being the fabric of the royalty to going contemporary Hakoba has remained relevant. With affordable pricing it has a wider appeal too.
Nov 02 2011
MAJOR TRAVEL GUIDE MARKS CITY
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Subramaniam Vincent
Believe it or not, Namma Bengaluru beat Stockholm, Hong Kong, Orlando (USA) and others to come third in travel guide major Lonely Planet’s top cities to visit in 2012. London and Muscat are ranked one and two.
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Oct 04 2011
GARBA AND DANDIYA
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Nagashree Gururaj
Dandiya nights are an integral part of navarathri celebrations for gujaratis. Bengaluru has its share of dandiya nights that go on for nine days.
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Sep 07 2011
FILMS GOING LOCAL
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News Desk
In a city being dug up all around for infrastructure, preserving heritage can become pointless talk very quickly. Yet, Whitefield has become one of the centres for a new film-led conservation effort.
Jul 26 2011
SARITA KOTAGIRI, LB SASTRY NAGAR
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Trupti Godbole
Looking at Sarita Kotagiri, one realises that to help people, all you need is a big heart.
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Jul 13 2011
IN THE PINK: ORGANIC FOOD STORE AND RESTAURANT
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Aradhana Janga
Aradhana Janga comes across 'In the Pink', an organic store cum restaurant and finds the thali satisfying and yummy.
Jul 04 2011
Blog: Check outs
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Ever wondered about the moda makers (traditional cane stools with woven jute rope seats) that you may have seen every now and then on empty plots or under the shade of a large tree? Most of them have come from Rajasthan bringing...
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Jun 24 2011
MES KALAVEDI PROGRAMME
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Suja Sukumaran
Yesteryear actor and dancer, Vyjayanthimala Bali captivated the audience with an amazing performance, vocals and commentary.
Jun 24 2011
ART BENGALURU AT UB CITY
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Suja Sukumaran
Art collectors, artists, galleries, art enthusiasts and general public get together at UB City for Art Bengaluru.
May 23 2011
MAY 21ST WORLD ATHLETICS DAY
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Smit Zaveri
The 8-17 age group athletics meet held at Kanteerava Stadium on May 21st, World Athletics Day, was a hit. Around 600 participated, with some first-timers winning prizes.
May 14 2011
12-DAY SUMMER CAMP ENDS
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Smit Zaveri
At their last day of a 12-day summer camp at the Bangalore Turf Club, children left with more than just the basics of horse riding and a certificate. Their 77-year-old trainer ensured that.
May 12 2011
INDIAN VOLLEY LEAGUE: STARTS MAY 29TH
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News Desk
It is tiny compared to IPL's big bash, splash and blitz. But Indian volleyball has nevertheless gotten started on a major league that it hopes to build on.
Apr 29 2011
CITY COPS GET INTO SOCIAL MEDIA
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News Desk
It's a simple question: why aren't bus stops in Bangalore shifted away from intersections? The answer isn't as simple. It's messy city, and so you have a messy answer.
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Apr 20 2011
REPORT OUT BY JUNE 15TH
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News Desk
Selecting an international school in Bengaluru may get easier soon. An education startup has launched a survey covering 25 schools with the IGCSE or IB boards. The report will be out in June.
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Apr 14 2011
‘CHIMERAS’ BY VERSION ONE DOT OH! (VODO)
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Sriharsha G N
‘Chimeras’ adapted Shashi Deshpande’s three short stories on the theme of Mahabharatha.
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Apr 13 2011
‘ART’ BY EVAM
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Sriharsha G N
Evam’s “Art” perfectly blends the playing out of egos between friends and the discussion on ‘what is art’ with a touch of comedy.
Mar 31 2011
MOLIERE’S ‘THE MISER’ IN KANNADA
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Sriharsha G N
17th century French playwright Moliere is influencing Bengaluru’s Kannada theatre scene even today. Here is one such play.
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Mar 16 2011
‘NAMMA METRO’ PLAY
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
This play about the 'common' man in a globalised Bengaluru is a perfect blend of poignancy and humour.
Mar 15 2011
GUDIYA SAMBHRAMA
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Veena Basavarajaiah
Bringing back temples into the cultural fold, Gudiya Sambhrama, provided young and old with options other than television on a Sunday evening.
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Mar 04 2011
DANCE FORM FOR EVERYONE
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Veena Basavarajaiah
Bangaloreans got the delightful opportunity to watch Kalaripayattu at Cubbon Park last weekend.
Feb 22 2011
Column: Cinema Scope
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Christina Daniels
Linear narration and less than nuanced performances lets '7 Khoon Maaf' down. Music is the only highlight.
Feb 12 2011
Column: Cinema Scope
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Christina Daniels
Akshay Kumar’s first release this year, isn’t exactly setting the box-office on fire.
Feb 04 2011
CHITRA KALA PARISHATH FEST
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Pushpa Achanta
Chitra Santhe is Bengaluru's art fest hosted by the city's reputed art school, the Chitra Kala Parishath (CKP) based at Kumarakrupa road. Vignettes from this year January's edition.
Feb 02 2011
SUNSHINE BANGALOREANS 9TH FEBRUARY
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News Desk
This year's finalists for the Namma Bengaluru Awards have thrown up a whole new set of Bangaloreans worth knowing about.
Feb 02 2011
Blog: Forward Bellandur
A group of environmental and social activists are organising the Bellandur Lake Run this Sunday, February 6th at 10 am. This run is a demand from citizens for government action and it is also intended to spread awareness of the situation. This...
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