Oct 23 2015
REMEMBERING SIR C V RAMAN
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Pavan Kulkarni
In this four-part series, we explore the relationship between C V Raman and the city of Bengaluru - his life and work here, that gave the city many of its famous landmarks. This part explores early life and C V Raman's journey to Bengaluru.
Oct 23 2015
STREET FOOD IN BENGALURU
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Niveadha Nanjundeswaran
Gone are the days when eating out meant going to a restaurant. With new fast food shacks coming up almost every week, here’s a look some of the must-try joints in the city.
Oct 21 2015
FEEDING BENGALURU'S LESS FORTUNATE
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Ganga Madappa
Eight days back, a motley crew of good samaritans started distributing food to the hungry and homeless in Bengaluru. Come tomorrow, they are likely to have fed more than a lakh hungry stomachs.
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Oct 08 2015
BUILDERS OF BENGALURU
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News Desk
A new book on German architect Otto Koenigsberger, traces his contribution to Bengaluru. Read an excerpt from the book describing his work on the KR Pavilion, City Bus Terminus and Municipal Swimming Pool.
Sep 04 2015
BY THE RIVERS OF BENGALURU
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Vishwanath Srikantaiah
The Vrushabhavathy river rises from the Bull Temple in Basavangudi and meets the Arkavathy, which rises from the Nandi Hills range, at Kudlu. Vishwanath Srikantaiah traces the journey of the two rivers and their relevance to Bengaluru.
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Sep 02 2015
AA AND AL-ANON SUPPORT GROUPS
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Holly Thorpe
Members of Alcoholics Anonymous and the family-focused Al-Anon discuss living with alcoholism. While they call it an ‘incurable disease’, there certainly is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Aug 21 2015
BBMP ELECTIONS 2015 - CAMPAIGN TRAIL
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Akshatha M and Ganga Madappa
It’s curtains down for BBMP election campaigning. With only one day left for the polls, candidates were busy with door-to-door campaign on Thursday. Our reporters find candidates impervious to all the brickbats they receive on the ground.
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Aug 11 2015
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
There's several interesting things one can observe while looking at a spider web. In this photo essay, Deepa Mohan gives ample reason to dissuade people from merely brushing off cobwebs while cleaning their homes.
Aug 11 2015
LANGUAGE DEBATE IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Many Kannada organisations are up in arms against each other, due to the dubbing ban controversy. What is the issue? Why do some people oppose dubbing, while others support it? Here's an informative article on the issue.
Aug 04 2015
NALLURAHALLI RISING WORKS ON SLUM CHILDREN
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Akshatha M
Whitefield residents spotted children playing near a slum, right next to an unused school. Their efforts could soon help the children get education.
Jul 01 2015
EVERYBODY'S LAKES
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Sanchayan Nath
The diversity of people who live around Bengaluru's lakes is not limited to mortal beings... Even gods and spirits have made lakes their home!
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Jun 18 2015
OORU HABBA, THE FESTIVAL OF THE VILLAGE
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Ganga Madappa and Perumal Venkatesan
In early June, the village of Mavalli, close to Lalbagh, was witness to Ooru Habba. Celebrated once in three years, the festival is a call to invoke the blessings of the resident deity, Mariamma. Here are some snapshots from this year’s edition of the festival.
Jun 11 2015
ULTIMATE FRISBEE - INDIA U23
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Maitreyi Ananth
For the first ever time, India is set to send a team to London for the Under-23 Ultimate Frisbee World Championships. This is the story of the team and how you can help them on their way.
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Jun 03 2015
IN PICTURES: VIBHUTIPURA LAKE
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Sanchayan Nath
If you live near a lake in Bengaluru, you're sure to visit it for a variety of reasons - birding, exercise, photography, fishing - the list is endless. Sanchayan Nath documents the various activities that happen around Vibhutipura lake.
May 28 2015
WEEKEND GETAWAYS: HASSAN
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Niveadha Nanjundeswaran
Looking for a weekend getaway from Bengaluru? Home to Belur, Halebid and Shravanabelagola, Hassan is the place to take a trip back in time.
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May 14 2015
WHAT EXPATS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT BENGALURU
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Eden Ezsak
Bengaluru has a sizeable population of expats. What are the challenges that they face in a city that is otherwise called the Silicon Valley of India? Here’s what some of them had to say.
Apr 23 2015
BENGALURU, THEN AND NOW
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Rahul Ravi
Have you ever visualised how the cityscape has changed through the years? Here's a look at some iconic pictures of Bengaluru and what they have evolved to today.
Apr 17 2015
LALBAGH'S MONKEYS HAVE A FIELD DAY
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Rahul Ravi
There are things that monkey can’t buy. For exactly those things, there’s Shivshankar! Our intern, Rahul Ravi follows the monkey man of Lalbagh as he feeds his beloved monkeys.
Apr 02 2015
ALL ABOUT TATTOOING
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Ganga Madappa
Have you ever considered getting a tattoo only to put it away saying another time? Or do you already have a number of them etched over your skin? This guide will take you through what you must keep in mind before you decide to get inked.
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Mar 31 2015
DEMAND FOR CHEMICAL-FREE FOOD ON THE RISE
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Divya Sreedharan
Lots of new shops selling organic fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs and more have opened in the last few years. And more retail shops and supermarkets are increasing their organic food section. Check your options!
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Feb 12 2015
KARNATAKA MOBILE ONE APP REVIEW
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Akshatha M
Though the app claims to be providing 637 government services, that’s not the reality. It can make your life easy to some extent, providing BBMP complaint service, safety features, BESCOM bill payment etc.
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Feb 12 2015
FLOWER TRADING IN KR MARKET
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Varsha Parashivamurthy
Valentine’s Day is approaching fast. When love is in the air, you may think of flowers to gift. But what flowers and where do they come from? Step into Bengaluru’s Flower Market, where farmer and wholesalers trade blooms.
Feb 11 2015
MICROCLIMATE DATA FOR BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
The weather is not uniform across the city. It pours in Malleswaram when Koramangala is bone-dry. This citizen initiative documents weather data from across Bengaluru.
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Feb 06 2015
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
Did you know that some spiders are also called harvestmen? They're not always scary—you just have to observe them to see their beauty!
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Feb 04 2015
DOCUMENTING BANGALORE’S RARE FACES
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Pavan Kulkarni
Albert Arush Prakash believes rarely seen hundreds of nondescript people, without whom city cannot run, define the character of the city. He aims to document them as a token of gratitude.
Feb 04 2015
COURSE ON APARTMENT MANAGEMENT
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Ganga Madappa
When the generator breaks down, when the STP filter needs repair, or housekeeping employees quit, apartments find it tough to manage without a property manager. But what are their needs and challenges and how can they overcome them?
 
 

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