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CoP visits Whitefield

Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddy and DCP Mrs. Rohini Sepat came to Whitefield on Sunday Sept 7th to have an interactive session at Jagriti Theatre, organised by Rotary (RBITC) 1)More Police Staff. (We are at below 1984 levels even if population had remained static!!) including appointing of volunteers. 2)Ban Heavy Vehicular Traffic on key main roads […]


What happened outside Forum

This is to bring to your notice another incident which puts a big question Mark on the subject of women’s safety. It happened yesterday afternoon when I was on my way to forum value mall and was taking a U Turn in my car. Because it’s a narrow road and I drive a Scorpio I had […]


Farmer’s Market

Pesticide-free and fresh vegetables. Pomegranate and papaya. Home-made preservative-free muffins. Healthy food for vegans. Hot carrots soup. Cold lemon tea. Grocery items including rice and tea leaves. Herbal and chemical-free oil and soap. Saplings and accessories for home gardening. E-waste collection box from Saahas. All this at Farm Fresh – on Sunday 07-Sep at Forum Value Mall – […]


Dengue fever – Causes, Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

Dengue fever is a common disease caused by a virus that humans get by being bitten by infected mosquitoes.Also known as ‘break bone fever’, it is a painful and debilitating disease spread by mosquitoes, caused due to the bite of an infected female aedes aegypti mosquito, the disease can be fatal. Mosquito breeding sites include artificial water containers […]

Share the road

Safe Street

When I first set step in Bangalore way back in 2003, on my way from the railway station to the HP guest house in HSR 6th stage (near silk board), my autodriver suddenly braked his auto in the middle of Koramangala traffic signal (where the Forum Mall is now situated), and ran away. It took […]

waste collectors with the tri-cycles used for collection

Chaithanya Samarpan adopts Waste Segregation

Chaithanya Samarpan, a gated community of 203 homes had been toiling with waste management initiatives for at least 4 to 5 years. For various reasons, it lost steam and we were back to square one, which was sending all the waste un-segregated to landfills.  The garden waste was taken out in tractors, which was dumped […]

Pravir Class

Stars that Shall Shine

Get transported into a Garden of Eden at EVOMA, Whitefield. This is where LifeDream Foundation ( is giving a chance  for  school drop outs (18 years+ females) to get 3 months full time FREE spoken english/computers/lifeskills. The programme started in August and has 20  kids, between 15 – 20 years, having dropped out at the 9th, 10th or PU […]


Pledge Your Eyes

Every year India celebrates National Eye Donation Fortnight between the last week of August to the first week of September. During this various advocacy initiatives and programs are organized across India. India is home to 4.6 Million corneally blind people. Out of 4.6 Million 90% are below the age of 45 years including 60% below […]


Facelift at RGHalli Government School

Several of us who drive or walk past the school and several volunteers who teach at the school were revolted at the garbage bags that collected outside the school every day. The stray dogs would wander in and tear the bags apart, looking for food. The Pourakarmikas avoided the garbage and only picked up any […]