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Deepa's Jottings

Fireworks for a good cause…

Hosur Round Table as service organisation is doing a fund raiser selling cracker gift boxes. The proceeds of the sale will be used to promote education of underprivileged children by providing classrooms, mulitimedia education aids,

Economy

Women Unlimited!

Noticed a group of energetic, charming ladies with warm smiles and welcoming voices convening in East End Circle (Jayanagar, 9th block) on Saturday afternoons? If yes, they may be the empowered women from Stree Jagruti

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Commute

Unusual initiative by BIAL

I received this announcement just now: Bangalore International Airport is delighted to announce its first Hasiru Habba. The objective of the Hasiru Habba is to create awareness to the community on environmental harms and to

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Economy

When candidates come a knocking…

Citizen Matters Magazine – Vol 1 Issue 6 Dear Readers, Let’s cut to the chase. Election campaigning has started in Bangalore. On April 23, voters from the city’s four parliamentary constituencies will elect their MPs.

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Deepa's Jottings

The “Chhota Tailor”

"You want clothes altered or repaired?" asked one of my friends recently. "Then you go to one of the ‘chhota tailors’ in the Jayanagar 9th Block area!" So that’s where I did go. I found

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I-everything!

I am very much against the vans that add to the traffic of the city, cruising past with various products being marketed. But once in a while, the product does intrigue me! I saw this

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Mobile Coffee!

We’ve been moaning about the India Coffee House on M G Road shutting down soon, but when I went for the INTACH-organized Heritage walk on Avenue Road, I was astonished by the site of a

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The Key Maker

One of the things that make our Indian cities vibrant is the presence of several small businesses that eke their living by solving the everyday problems of the citizens, or making their lives easier in