Oct 12 2016
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
Walks are a great way to explore the hidden treasures in the city, including birds. Deepa Mohan narrates the story of one such walk.
Sep 21 2016
BRIDGING GAPS THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY
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Kate Clark
Photographer Mahesh Shantaram seeks to dispel the myths around African migrants in India and lend them a human face through his portfolio, now on display at a city gallery.
Sep 20 2016
PLASTIC BAN AND BUSINESS
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Kate Clark
With orders pouring in and losses reducing quickly, this Peenya based manufacturer has managed the transition. But will the good days continue?
Sep 08 2016
NATURE FEATURE
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Deepa Mohan
Seen these colourful locusts anywhere ever? They are extraordinarily sensitive to their surroundings, and can jump about a metre without wings!
Sep 01 2016
PROMOTING ORGANIC FARMING
Kate Clark
New initiatives connect farmers and consumers - supplying fresh, chemical-free vegetables to Bengaluru residents.
Aug 08 2016
LALBAGH INDEPENDENCE DAY FLOWER SHOW
Kate Clark
This year's Independence day show features a flowery Parliament house.
Jul 28 2016
BENGALURU AND SEATLLE: A COMPARISON
Kate Clark
Bengaluru has lost its old charm, so has Seattle. In Bengaluru, people blame the government for the mess, while in Seattle, migrants are blamed!
Jul 25 2016
ONLINE KANNADA CLASSES IN BANGALORE
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Kate Clark
Internet access is all it takes to learn Kannada in Bengaluru. Tech advancements have made it easy for anyone to learn the local language!
Jul 23 2016
NATURE FEATURE
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Deepa Mohan
See if you can spot some of these amazing and colourful creatures around you
Jul 18 2016
VETERINARY DOCTORS IN BANNERGHATTA NATIONAL PARK
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Who takes care of the animals at Bengaluru's Bannerghata National Park— what is their work like?
Jul 12 2016
BLOOMING CACTUS
Deepa Mohan
The beautiful flowers that bloom at night have a heavy, heady fragrance. Known as 'Brahmakamalam', this cactus variety also yields a fruit that we call 'dragon fruit'!
Jul 05 2016
FOOD FOR NEEDY PROGRAMME
Salma Fahim
How can we help our city’s hungry population? An idea inspired by Operation Sulaimani comes to Bengaluru.
Jul 01 2016
FOOTPATH AND WALKABILITY
News Desk
What do you do when you see broken footpaths?
Jun 14 2016
RAINBOW DRIVE'S SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT
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K P Singh
The story of water management in Rainbow Drive, Sarjapur Road has a lot of lessons for many layouts and neighborhoods trying to find a way out of water problems.
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Jun 09 2016
Blog: Whitefield Rising
Deepanjali Mishra. Pic: Pravir B. Sukanti and Bhagirathi Mishra are on cloud nine. Since May 28, when the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results for Grade 10 board examination, these Whitefield residents are elated...
Jun 08 2016
CLEARING BENGALURU'S RAIN CHANNELS
Tara Krishnaswamy
A team of citizens cleared rainwater channels and helped rainwater flow into the lake. Here's how they did it.
Jun 07 2016
NATURE IN THE CITY
Harini Nagendra
A new book, Nature in the City examines the past, present and future of nature in rapidly urbanising Bengaluru. An excerpt.
Jun 03 2016
LESSER-KNOWN STORIES BEHIND LALBAGH
News Desk
Who designed Lal Bagh? What were the architectural and environmental considerations? Who developed it into a botanical garden? A peek into the history of the most famous garden in Bengaluru.
Jun 01 2016
GREENING BENGALURU
Jayalakshmi K
Come June 5 and there is a flurry of activity in the name of environment. An item on the CSR list ticked, some community sentiments evoked and soon the environment is a closed chapter for many. But at Adamya Chetana Foundation, greening the city is...
May 19 2016
MANAGING LAKES AND STORM WATER DRAINS
Vishwanath Srikantaiah
The role of lakes and stormwater drains have changed in the era of urbanisation and industrialisation. What can be done with them in the newer times?
Apr 21 2016
A MORNING IN THE LIFE OF A GARMENT WORKER
Akshatha M
Bengaluru saw a sudden eruption of protest by garment workers on Monday and Tuesday opposing the Central government’s new PF policy. One woman garment worker's story gives us a glimpse into their lives.
Apr 14 2016
BELLANDUR LAKE BATHYMETRIC STUDY
Akshatha M
Deep waters in the heart of Bellandur Lake tell the story of what is wrong with the lake and how it can be fixed. A pictorial journey into the centre of the lake.
Apr 05 2016
JOURNEY OF BANGALORE SEWAGE
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Perumal Venkatesan
Where does Bengaluru's sewage go? What happens to it? Perumal Venkatesan embarks on a photographic journey along the sewage path, to figure it out.
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Mar 14 2016
PEOPLE FOR ANIMALS RESCUE CENTRE
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Yoginder Sikand
A first-hand account of a trip to the People For Animals (PFA) rescue centre shows a Bengalurean how much the organisation does for the injured and abandoned wildlife in the city.
Mar 09 2016
LIVES OF YOUNG WORKING WOMEN IN BENGALURU
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Holly Thorpe
What is life like for young women who moved to Bengaluru for work (and freedom). Are they able to break away from the pressures of traditional families wanting them to 'settle down'? Are families changing their expectations of their independent and capable daughters?
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Jan 13 2016
KANNADA CLASSES FOR OUT-OF-TOWNERS
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Ganga Madappa
Whether out-of-towners should learn Kannada has been a long-standing bone of contention in Bengaluru. Here is a man who is teaching them how to speak Kannada.
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