Whitefield Rising

Bembala – Act Against Violence

Community Awareness and Outreach March was the month of many firsts for Bembala. Bembala’s community outreach initiative “Bol Sakhi” organized its first event with nearly 30 Pournakarmikas (street sweepers) and an awareness talk with the parents

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Deepa's Jottings

Safety in numbers?

The adage says, “there’s safety in numbers”. But our Bangalore citizens seem to apply this out of context. Here’s a photo I snapped on Sunday.  I wonder how many more people can ride on that

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Connected Lives

Under the mango tree

I grew up in a house by National Highway 17 in Kozhikode (Kerala) city. My days and nights were filled with sound–a maddening cacophony of cars, trucks, buses and auto rickshaws, people cursing, cussing, swerving.

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Pawrenting Point of View

Inhibiting dog bites

As part of my “bite series”, I want to focus on the beginning – where it all starts. So, are dogs born biters or do they become biters? Do they learn to bite as they

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Pawrenting Point of View

Let’s talk dog bites

My post for this month is late. As expected, it was bound to happen sooner or later. I have been hit by writers block. But that’s not the only thing that was bound to happen