No Picture
A treasure of waste

Ganesh, an eco-hero

Meet Ganesh, a rapicker. I met him when we went around Malleswaram with our Corporator.  We were trying to create solutions for the road-side garbage dumping. Ganesh was retrieving recyclables from a dump near the

No Picture
Deepa's Jottings

Ranga Ugadi at Ranga Shankara

This year’s Ranga Ugadi at Ranga Shankara celebrates the seven Jnanapeetha Award Winners of Kannada, in a daylong festival on Sun, Apr 3. While Karnad and Anantamurthy read from their works ("Hoovu" and "Suryana Kudure"

No Picture
Deepa's Jottings

Inserts in newspapers…

      Every morning when we open our newspapers, they scatter in a leaf-fall cataract…the little pamphlets that advertise all sorts of products and services. It is much cheaper for the advertisers to pay

No Picture
Deepa's Jottings

Free Archery Camp for beginners

      The Government of Karnataka in association with Karnataka StateArchery Association is organizing "Archery Camp" on 19th & 20th March,2011 inthe premises of Sree Kanteerava Stadium, B’lore. This is to encourageArcheryand create awareness

No Picture
Deepa's Jottings

Shooting of a movie…

Yesterday, at the mall near my home, I watched the dance sequences of a movie being shot…all through the day. You can see some of the artistes in costume in the centre of the crowd:

No Picture
Deepa's Jottings

Wall for rent!

    No matter where and how, some people will make business opportunities where one would think none exist….here’s a sign on the compound wall of a house near Adiga’s, off Bannerghatta Road:    

No Picture
Deepa's Jottings

Snakes poster by ATREE

Ashoka Trust for research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) has come up with a pictorial snake poster with text in Kannada as well as in English. Both photographs and nature illustration has been combined

No Picture
Deepa's Jottings

Vacation Training at ATREE

Vacation Training Programme on Bio-Resources The 6th Vacation Training Programme on Bio-Resources funded by the National Bio-Resource Development Board, Department of Bio-Technology, Government of India will be conducted by Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology