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Goonj’s School to School Drive 2019

Superb effort by 45 communities who participated in the 2019, Whitefield Rising’s collection drive for Goonj’s  ‘School to School’ initiative. The drive which ended on April 27th 2019 was incredibly successful. The notice for collection was published on the Whitefield Rising Facebook page and many communities showed a lot interest and participated enthusiastically. Community champions […]

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Meet your MP candidates – Bangalore Central

Million Voter Rising holds a talk with 3 MP candidates in upcoming Lok Sabha Elections Hundreds came to see the three most visible candidates of Bangalore Central standing for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Prakash Raj (Independent), Rizwan Arshad (Congress) and PC Mohan (BJP) shared the dais at the Million Voter Rising campaign initiated […]

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Whitefield Police get active listening training

Bembala Training team had a successful Active listening training for Head Constables and Assistant Sub-inspectors at Whitefield Police Station at the beginning of March. As the month came to an end, we interviewed a police officer on his experience and how the training helped him. Bembala:  Did you feel the training was relevant to your day to […]

The Kind Fest

Veganism

Veganism is not a diet or a recent fad. It is the conscious decision to live in a manner that is consistent with the deeply intrinsic human values of compassion, respect for all beings and the environment around us. Man has a history of hunting and eating animals. However, as we “progressed”, animals have been […]

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Whitefield, Ready for Football?

Whitefield Ready supported schools thrive thanks to Football and Just for Kicks! The Just for Kicks (JFK) organization was founded in 2011, working with schools across India in Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Dharwad. They first started work in Bengaluru three years ago. Their mission is multi-fold, as it aims to develop the student’s […]

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Eco-Santhe at Forum Neighbourhood Mall (Jan 26th 2019)

ECO SANTHE – Jan 26th The Eco-Santhe , Whitefield on January 26th 2019 got a very appreciative audience. Many thanks to the Mall for being great partners, warm hosts and for providing their space, taking care of the logistics, procuring the elegant rustic carts and for all the support in conducting the Eco Santhe. Thanks […]

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NGT orders closure of Graphite India

The National Green Tribunal has restored the KSPCB’s 2012 closure order on Graphite India. With this, the 20-year-old legal battle of Whitefield residents, against the polluting Graphite India Limited along the Whitefield Road, has borne fruit. In the hearing on Thursday before the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) comprising Justice Adarsh Kumar […]