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One Step Closer to a Cleaner and Greener Whitefield

This blog is written by a 10th grader Chak Nulu who decided to create awareness about waste segregation in Prestige Shantiniketan, his own community which has more 2100 apartments occupied. The massive size of the community with apartments and commercial shops has been a challenge for the Waste Management Team at PSN. Though awareness and segregation started nearly […]

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Teacher, Teacher Where Art Thou?

It was Sunday, the mood lazy and the sun out when we were looking for my son’s basketball in a Whitefield shopping complex. I noticed a little girl playing in front, presumably a daughter or niece if the lady showing me the stuff. After a cursory examination of the bling bling I walked out of the […]

Whitefield Rising volunteers with Home Minister

Whitefield Rising meet ministers

The Vibgyor case has taken the city, country and the world by storm. Bangalore city has not seen such outcry in a long time. The Vibgyor parent support group along with members of the voluntary group Whitefield Rising met both Home Minister Mr KJ George and Education Minister Mr Kimmane Ratnakar in two separate, but […]

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Update on Medical Insurance Scheme RSBY

Whitefield Rising had wanted to give a Christmas and New Year gift to our staff. These are the people who work for us to make our lives easier. We came across Government of India’s medical insurance scheme Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojna, RSBY (http://www.rsby.gov.in/ )floated by the Department of Labour. This was on Dec 10th 2013. […]

Safety- a powerful word

This blog is written by a 11th grader. Safety is a powerful word. It is defined as “the the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury.” In a country where crime, violence and lawlessness are rampaging, is anyone truly safe? Every day, there is a report on a bike […]

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Whitefield SAFE – request for volunteers

An elderly gentleman’s’s car and a bike got into a minor accident over the weekend. Both the drivers and the vehicles were safe. The car owner offered to take the biker to the hospital, to confirm he wasn’t seriously hurt. Many of us got this message immediately on our Whatsapp group and reached the spot. […]

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CPR : A skill for life

You don’t need to be a doctor to perform this life saving technique. Paula McLean, a Whitefield resident spent time this Sunday morning with 10 keen learners to train `Hands Only’ CPR technique. The session was concise, informativ e, practical and hands on. Many such sessions are being planned for the benefit of residents. What is […]

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Sigma Tech Park frontage cleaned up by ERM employees

ERM (Environment Resources Management) organizes a cleanup event or community drive once every few months. This time around while scouting for possible options in Whitefield area they came across Whitefield Rising. It was important for them to choose an event in the Whitefield area since most employees reside here and hence participation would be best. […]