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ಬೆಳಗಿತು ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು – ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ “ಪ್ರಕಾಶಿತ”ಇತಿಹಾಸದ ಸಂಕ್ಷಿಪ್ತ ನೋಟ

ಹಿಂದೆ ಬಳಸುತ್ತಿದ ಪ್ಯಾರಾಫಿನ್ ಅಥವಾ ಸೀಮೆ ಎಣ್ಣೆ ದೀಪಗಳು ನಮಗೀಗ ಪ್ರಾಚೀನ ವಸ್ತುಗಳಂತೆ ಅನಿಸಬಹುದು. ಆದರೆ ನಮ್ಮ ಹಿರಿತಲೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಅದು ತುಂಬಾ ಚಿರಪರಿಚಿತ ವಸ್ತು, ನಮಗೆ ಅದು ನಮ್ಮ ಸಂಗ್ರಹಗಳ ಸಾಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಅಪರೂಪವಾದ ವಸ್ತುವಾಗಿ ಒಂದು ಸಣ್ಣ ಜಾಗವನ್ನು ಪಡೆಯುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸೀಮಿತವಾಗಿವೆ.

By |2020-08-05T16:32:00+05:30August 4th, 2020|Categories: B.PROUD|0 Comments

Belagithu Bengaluru – A Brief History of Bengaluru’s “Illuminated” Past

We have come a long way from the days of the now antiquated paraffin or kerosene lamps. Though our grandparents might be very familiar with these lighting relics, their existence has now been relegated to only occupying a small space in our storage or as a curio on display. 

By |2020-08-20T15:42:31+05:30August 3rd, 2020|Categories: B.PROUD|0 Comments

What Defines Good Political Leadership?

The world is brimming with ambitious political leaders, but sadly very few matchups to the traits of good leadership. In fact, many political leaders appear to be severely lacking in some of the most essential qualities of a good leader, such as integrity and accountability. It's no coincidence that the word "politician" has many negative connotations. But experience tells us [...]

By |2020-07-24T16:05:01+05:30July 24th, 2020|Categories: B.CLIP, B.PAC, Participatory Democracy Program, Politics|0 Comments

TWO WOMEN AND THEIR JOURNEY TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY

For many decades, paper bags have become an integral component of commerce. Upon the transfer of goods from producers to merchants and shopkeepers, traditionally, fabric and jute bags were used to store products in large quantities.

By |2020-08-20T15:49:54+05:30July 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding the Uber Taxi Rapist

After the turn of schools in Bangalore, it is now time for the focus to shift on to taxi services (Uber to be specific). For the record, a child protection policy for schools is in the works and likely to roll out soon in Karnataka. Anyways, coming to the recent incident of rape in Delhi, when the news broke out, [...]

By |2020-07-03T11:59:29+05:30December 15th, 2015|Categories: B.SAFE|0 Comments

Non-Motorised Vehicle Policy to Ease Pollution

Sixty per cent of Chennai civic body’s transport budget will be dedicated to non-motorised transport. Nayantara Narayanan, Chennai is rethinking it priorities. Its municipal corporation, the oldest in India, is creating a network of footpaths, cycle tracks and greenways to encourage residents to walk or cycle and to ease the passage of human-powered transport like cycle rickshaws and pushcarts. The [...]

By |2020-07-03T12:03:05+05:30October 28th, 2015|Categories: Making Bengaluru Better|0 Comments

Woman Being Objectified In The Media

“The media is the message and the messenger, and increasingly a powerful one.” – Patricia Mitchell, Former President & CEO, PBS The mass media has normalized looking at women’s bodies as objects and we consumers seem not to care. Two weekends ago I was at the NH7 Weekender in New Delhi, moving to the tunes of DJ Nucleya and grooving [...]

By |2020-07-03T12:15:16+05:30January 8th, 2015|Categories: Women Safety|0 Comments

The Earth Warriors

Ravi Kumar S, a dynamic, young man had an interest to indulge in causes of social relevance. This made him give up a plush corporate job at Standard Chartered and make a career jump He was very recent conferred with the Bangalore Youth Icon Award for his relentless efforts in the area of solid waste management (SWM)that was very unlikely [...]

By |2020-07-03T12:20:20+05:30November 18th, 2014|Categories: Making Bengaluru Better|0 Comments

I will Not be just Another Crime Report

I was interning in Bangalore during May-June 2014, staying in this PG in Shanthi Nagar. I had acquired the place by pre-paying a sum of INR 9,500 for a two sharing bedroom with a TV and breakfast-lunch and dinner facilities. I was appalled at what happened when I got there. On this one day my manager let me go by [...]

By |2020-07-03T12:37:46+05:30November 4th, 2014|Categories: B.SAFE, Women Safety|0 Comments

A Walk through the streets of Manhattan…

It’s a clear blue sky this Monday 30th Sept morning and promises to be real pleasant with temperatures in the 70s. We are staying at an apt on the corner of 60 St West and Amsterdam Ave. There is repair / replacement work of water pipelines on 60th street between West End Ave and Columbus Ave. At several places a [...]

By |2020-07-03T12:41:22+05:30September 20th, 2014|Categories: B.CLEAN, Making Bengaluru Better|0 Comments
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