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A treasure of waste

Youngsters talk waste management

Last month, it was summer holidays time and the youngsters at Regalia Apartment in Malleswaram were missing waste management awareness campaigns that they loved doing. A call from Meenakshi Byre Gowda got them excited as

Volunteer Diary

A ration(ed) card?

When we were children, the term ration card (or family card) meant something crucial for survival. From our family’s short stint in Mumbai, I recall that it was mandatory for school admissions too. Well, it

Glimpses of Richards Town

Reviving an age old tradition

Richards Park has the proud privilege of being probably the only park in Bangalore to have a Band playing at the Bandstand year after year. Come December the Richards Town Residents Association (RTRA) invites the

Glimpses of Richards Town

Our very own Pele

Born in 1952 into a humble Tamilian family at Gautamapura – the Gun troop area of Ulsoor, Ulaga was a quiet child. Cricket, football, gilli-danda, marbles were games that he played like any regular kid.

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Deepa's Jottings

Bus Stop Design

I find that BBMP/BMTC combination has been experimenting with various designs for bus stops…but still, a very vital piece is missing from almost every bus stop that I see. This…is a board that should, at

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Deepa's Jottings

“Sumin”

"Sumin", as my young daughter used to say, is what I do regularly in the summer. Sumin is such a great all-round exercise; and if there is a pool in your own apartment building, like