Dec 02 2014
SAVING HEARTBEATS
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Ganga Madappa
If someone’s heart stopped beating, would you know what to do? A British nurse in Whitefield, with the help of Whitefield Rising, is teaching people what they need to do to provide timely help to victims.
Nov 13 2014
DECODING 'BENGALURU'
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Vaidya R
Implications of Bangalore changing to Bengaluru are several: Oorus and petes have started becoming familiar to everyone, but it is not just that - it is much more! Read on.
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Sep 22 2014
MANAGING TRASH WITH WORMS
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T R Raghunandan
The expense of composting Bangalore's wet waste shot through the roof, with the income not being able to match it. Then,"I began to recruit new staff; millions of them!"
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Sep 17 2014
ORIGAMI FOR A CAUSE
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
Fear of rejection because of inter-caste and inter-religion marriage is the main disease Shivani Pal wants to eradicate with the project.
Sep 13 2014
COMPOSTING IN BANGALORE: A LOOKBACK
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T R Raghunandan
IAS officers have many stories to tell. This is one of the stories that now-retired, famous IAS officer, Raghunandan has to tell - it is not just his story - it is the story of the city too.
Aug 27 2014
ON THE EDGE
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Ganga Madappa
British stuntman James Kingston recently visited Bengaluru, only to dangle several hundred feet above the ground from a crane. And what did he see? A spectacular view of Ulsoor Lake!
Aug 23 2014
U R ANANTHAMURTHY PASSES AWAY
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Shree D N
“We should not be politically correct - then we are NOT correct” — the quote more or less sums up a literary colossus who was never afraid to speak his mind. A background into the life of the stalwart, U R Ananthamurthy.
Aug 12 2014
FLOWER SHOW
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
Flower show is back again. Revel in the beauty of flowers, and buy gardening material if you like. This could be your weekend getaway, for a day at least!
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Jul 30 2014
WEEKEND GETAWAY YOU CAN TRY
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
A guided rendezvous to the countryside on Mysore Road from Bengaluru can offer you various natural visual delights. This is a must-do if you are a newbie to this city!
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Jul 25 2014
PICTURE PERFECT
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Ganga Madappa
A Bangalore resident’s photo of a spider web is one among the 50 pictures shortlisted for NHM and BBC’s prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
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Jul 24 2014
BENGALURU THAT WAS
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Vaidya R
Old South Bengaluru had its own charm, with well-planned spacious sites which became 'vataara's, with multiple families living in one compound. Slowly vataaras are making way for big apartments.
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Jul 22 2014
PEEK INTO THE PAST
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Dushyant Naresh
With the mall culture invading the city, many old hotels have lost their charm. Mavalli Tiffin Room was the forerunner among them that every old Bangalorean cherished once upon a time.
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Jul 07 2014
STORY OF THOSE WHO DARED TO DREAM
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Vishaka Srinath
What did two women do when they did not have enough money to build their dream house for the elderly? They started making Pizzas!
Jul 01 2014
PEEK INTO THE PAST
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Dushyant Naresh
Today Sarjapur is witnessing unprecedented residential and commercial development. What was Sarjapur like, a century ago? Is there anything left, that holds the key to its glorious past of silk markets and surveys?
Jun 24 2014
CHANGE AND THE CITY - PART I
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News Desk
Do not crib that government is not doing anything. Here are some groups and organisations to inspire you to do your own bit for Bengaluru.
Apr 10 2014
PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS WEEK
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Ashish Sen
Sports and culture take a place of pride during Prevention of Blindness Week in the city. Two major T20 matches between India and Australia ahead.
Feb 04 2014
Trees of Bangalore
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Ganga Madappa
Neralu, Bangalore's very own Tree Festival, the first of its kind in the city, is taking place on 8 and 9 February, and promises to have something in store for everybody.
Jan 17 2014
INCLUSIVITY
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Shanthi S
There was a time when many companies would not give a thought to hiring somebody who was differently abled. Not anymore! Several organisations across the country are hiring differently abled persons to their workforce.
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Dec 04 2013
SPREADING SMILES
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Ganga Madappa
Happiness needs no reason - it's a state of mind. Get a hug and feel the difference! Meet this team that spreads happiness.
Nov 25 2013
WASTE PICKERS OF BELLANDUR
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Nikita Malusare
These migrants make a living out of the garbage you throw out. They are a part of the Bangalore's waste management ecosystem.
Nov 14 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
Consider this scene: During the day, I had noticed a particular large leaved sprig on my curry leaves plant and when making dinner went up to my terrace in the dark to pluck it. Got to the plant, plucked the sprig and started walking away when I realized...
Nov 12 2013
Blog: Music Matters
Bangalore Gayana Samaja is one of the oldest institutions, promoting classical arts, in the city. The 45th annual conference of the Samaja concluded in the last week of October. For Carnatic music buffs, this was a week-long feast of lecture-demonstrations...
Nov 12 2013
Blog: Music Matters
Every one of us who’s been to a Bharatanatyam dance recital would have heard a tillana. Tillana s are recognisable due to their use of rhythmic syllables such as ta ka dhimi, takita jham jham . In fact, the word tillana itself is onomatopoeic...
Nov 11 2013
A GREEN WORLD
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Snehalatha Naidu
Priya Mascarenhus, living in an 130-year-old house in Bengaluru, has proved that gardening needs only will power, everything else being secondary.
Oct 30 2013
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
Let’s be very careful what we throw away, and how we dispose of plastic.
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Oct 25 2013
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
Did you know Bangalore sits on a big rock? This rock is one of the oldest exposed rocks in the world.
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