Leisure
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 23 2015
FELLOWSHIP FOR CITIZEN MATTERS CO-FOUNDER
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News Desk
Every year the Knight fellowships program at Stanford University awards eight international fellowships for journalism innovation. This year, one of the eight is your own newsmagazine’s co-founder.
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Apr 23 2015
SUMMER FUN FOR FAMILIES
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Pavithra Ashok Kumar
This summer, plan a fun, educational schedule for your children with a variety of activities where you can watch them grow and enjoy themselves. Inexpensive alternative options to summer camps beckon!
Apr 08 2015
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
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Pic: Deepa Mohan Auto-drivers come in all shapes and sizes: old, young, thin, fat, toothless, handsome, smelly, bearded, grumpy, cheery, etc. Like a good box of chocolates, you never know what kind of driver you’re going to get. Sometimes...
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Mar 29 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
"Is your dog well tied up?" "Yes, he is." I found this picture amongst other dog photos, in Lalbagh.
Mar 26 2015
WORLD MUSIC DAY
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Prutha Narke
Are you a musician in search of a stage? Send in your applications to be a part of an international celebration of music.
Mar 25 2015
Column: Southern Bengaluru Chronicles
Chandra Shekhar Balachandran
I come from a family that can only be described as bonkers . Come April, amma would ask (I wish I could capture the exact tone of the original Tamizh in English; alas, it’s not to be!), “All right. When does your drama start...
Mar 25 2015
Blog: Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements
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Looks can be very deceiving. Pic: Eden Ezsak When people ask about my daily discoveries in Bengaluru, I have a hard time recalling what I still find surprising in India. After two months, I have moved past the innumerous cows that so nonchalantly...
Mar 11 2015
Column: Southern Bengaluru Chronicles
Chandra Shekhar Balachandran
There were days when you could hear Venkateshwara Suprabhatam in MSL's voice every morning. How could this affect one's learning? Reminiscences of old Bangalore, National High School and more.
Feb 21 2015
5TH AERO INDIA SHOW IN BANGALORE
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Akshatha M
Aerial acrobatics, exhibits and flight simulations thrilled the viewers on the ground. Two Czech planes even had a narrow escape while performing stunts.
Feb 20 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Anand Sankar, who transported his two cats from Bangalore to Delhi by air, writes:   Just thought I should share my experience of transporting my cats by air (domestic, within India), could be useful for anyone! From a cursory reading...
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Feb 18 2015
9TH EDITION OF THE GREEN BAZAAR
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News Desk
Join the Whitefield community as they celebrate green living on February 22nd. With workshops, walks, children’s activities, sale of eco-friendly products and more, there’s something in store for everybody.
Feb 18 2015
Column: Intense-City
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Vivek M
Bengaluru's Big Banyan Tree, or Dodda Alada Mara. Pic: Vivek M After the construction of the new airport, Bangalore is fiercely expanding towards the north consuming more and more rural areas like these. This big banyan, located in Avalahalli...
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Feb 06 2015
Column: Southern Bengaluru Chronicles
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Chandra Shekhar Balachandran
The cat that left home one day suddenly reappeared with her off-spring. And no love is lost between the members of the house and the cat!
Feb 05 2015
CYCLE FOR A CAUSE
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Nishita Vasant
Join a 300 km cycling trip from Bengaluru to Gudalur to raise funds to support adivasis' right to livelihoods.
Feb 05 2015
Blog: Malleshwaram Matters
I feel rather insulted when people say Indira Nagar or Koramangala is ‘…such a happening place!!!’ or some such silly thing. I mean, Malleshwaram is as happening a place as either of them. What could possibly make news in Indira...
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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.
Jan 27 2015
REPUBLIC DAY FLOWERSHOW
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News Desk
Lalbagh hosted 201st flower show recently. A peak into the customary show that gives Bengaluru a much-needed flowery break.
Jan 26 2015
Blog: Ideas at Work
Republic Day is a good time to think about citizenship, and the responsibilities it carries. The basic premise of a democracy is that the people imagine it, create it, shape it and sustain it. There are no 'others'. But in fact, what we find is...
Jan 19 2015
Column: Southern Bengaluru Chronicles
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Chandra Shekhar Balachandran
"For him to prosper and, in the future, get a job in Mysore State, he will need to know Kannada. You should put him in Kannada class," says the teacher. The mother obliges, thereby opening a key to a rich treasury, for her son.
Dec 30 2014
NEW YEAR CELEBRATION ARRANGEMENTS
News Desk
New year celebrations on MG Road will go on as usual. Bengaluru City Traffic Police have made arrangements for route diversions and have given directions to public on safe celebrations.
Dec 30 2014
Column: Southern Bengaluru Chronicles
Chandra Shekhar Balachandran
Brindavan Express is not quite as fast as it used to be, nor is it the unchallenged monarch of the Bangalore-Madras route. Similarly, life has changed for the author too, while he misses his childhood and memories.
Dec 24 2014
CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS 2014
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Ganga Madappa
What are your plans this Christmas? Here’s what you could do to bring in the Christmas cheer with your friends and family.
Dec 17 2014
Column: Intense-City
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Vivek M
Soumya Geetha, a consultant by profession, is extremely passionate about photographing culture and the streets, besides being a rabid traveller. She captured the above bull at the heart of the city - in the Pete. She writes: "During my street...
Nov 21 2014
KANNADA CONTROVERSY
Rakesh HP
A Kannadiga, born and brought up in Kerala, Rakesh ponders over the language debate that is omnipresent in Bengaluru.
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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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