Tag Archives: Community

Can we help Master Deepan?

This very sad case stands in front of us thanks to Shanthi Chandola. Can we put our heads together to come forward and help this little child and the young family? You may know of some foundations or NGOs that help people with such rare conditions.       Shanti writes as below Ilayaraja is about […]


Mr Universe!

Many times the stories are best told as is. Below is a cut and paste of an email thread that shares how a community comes together to support its people. This thread however does not reflect the immense support Bala gets from his self appointed mentor Nagaraj who goes around publicizing this case and the […]


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. […]

Urban Planning. Can we consider it for Whitefield??

Meeting with officials from the Indian Institute of Human Settlement Some members of “Whitefield Rising” held a very interesting and constructive meeting with the officials from IIHS on 12th April 2014. Nitya told them exactly what we in Whitefield Rising wanted to know regarding urban planning, with a specific focus on the development of Whitefield […]

Thubarahalli Spot Fix. Again

What was announced as a “small” spot-fix by Pradip Thaker turned up a very large number of volunteers. Let’s see — six from Regent’s Place, six from the Brookefields/Ryan-School Area, two from Paradise Nest, several from BEML layout, Kundalahalli Gate, other areas. Some turned up additionally with their own labor-staff. A total of twenty pairs […]

Summer camp for kids from the slum

Rather than write a blog with the audience in mind, we thought we would share a glimpse of this superb summer camp Viji, Varun and team are running and in the process providing opportunities for the numerous volunteers and the kids from the slum alike. See the fun they are having. And that’s how they […]

Calling our Water Warriors!

Did you catch Whitefield Rising’s INKtalks Water event at Jagriti on Saturday April 5th ? You know I am just another concerned Whitefield citizen – just like you! I want to mention that I was ecstatic to see the turnout on Saturday! Thank you for spending your morning with us, and for all your questions and concerns […]


What to do in an Emergency

CPR Training Session conducted at Renaissance Jagriti Club House on 23Feb2014 Duration of the course: 3+  hours (10:15 AM – 1:30 PM) Trainer: Dr.Nithya from Nightingales Lifesaving Services Number of Attendees: 24   Cardio Pulmonary Resurrection is a procedure to be administered on any person who is lying unconscious and who does not have a pulse. This […]

In an emergency

Emergency Care: CPR Course

36 people are confirmed. Room for 5 more. India has the dubious distinction of being known as the coronary and diabetes capital of the world. In fact heart disease is the No.1 killer in the 25-69 age group in urban and rural India. We recently heard of a very tragic death due to improper care […]