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Opposite of Love is?

The Opposite of Love is not Hate, but Indifference. History is full of evidence of such mass Indifference Martin Luther King famously said “Our lives begin and end, the day we become silent about things that matter”. 6 million jews died when the world knew. Read this moving moving speech. (MUST READ) Whitefield Rising is nothing […]

BESCOM MD

Mr Pandey, MD of BESCOM is cool

We were pleasantly delighted to have Mr Pandey visit us in Whitefield with his team from BESCOM so he could see firsthand the issues we face here. Our Champion Anu orchestrated the event but not without having done weeks worth of homework. Walking the stretch, taking pictures, documenting the issues, visiting BESCOM, making hundreds of […]

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Neighbor lets sewage onto street

For over a year, this building has been letting its sewage into the Storm Drain on the Whitefield Main road. Its occupants (Commercial tenants) didn’t really know about it. Unfortunately, the storm drain which is supposed to end in the Lake, ended abruptly on the main road. So all its contents suddenly spilt out onto […]

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Gopi’s Trees

It was an unusual email. “Dear Sir,, today you people cleaned plastics and waste material in and around the Whitefield church. it’s really wonderful job sir, our requirement as follows: * 12 trees for gandhipuram * 15 trees for vijayanagar, * we need badami trees (it will grow very fast and it will not do […]

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Water Tank at RgHalli

It is surprising how quickly a spot fix can happen. Even the planning for it! :). On Jan 25th, the TUI group chatted about the fact that it was tradition to do a Spot Fix every Republic Day. Well, Whitefield has enough spots and more than enough enthusiasts wanting to make a difference. So just […]

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Stray Dogs

Wake up to Love The intelligence of a Poodle and the loyalty of a Collie. The bark of a Shepherd and the heart of a Saint Bernard, the spots of a Dalmatian, size of a Schnauzer and the speed of a Greyhound. Who might Bluecross be referring to with this glowing description? Surely not our […]

What is their effort worth

This time is different

Friday Dec 20th saw a motley crew of 85 in front of a Historic Spot in Whitefield. The Memorial Church. Money, Effort, Time was a small price for the pride in the transformation. People understandably upset at what happened 5 days later. However, there is opportunity in this setback. Why did BESCOM do this when […]

Art by Ambika Sen

No Ordinary year this. 2014

Happy New Year 2014 We believe we can. And why not. What an amazing diaspora Whitefield has. And the internet has brought to us so much information on how the rest of the world has solved the problems we all face. Stray  Dogs?Guess what, Bhutan has solved it. Massive amounts of garbage? Cappanori has an […]