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AND THE LINES BECAME ART To while the time away
Bangalore, September 15, 2014

Love, love me doodles

Droopy eyes. A stifled yawn. Line of sight constantly shifting to the nearest time-displaying machine around. Just when you think these are the blatant symptoms of an acute case of boredom, out com... »
GOING HIGH ON MUSIC The band believes in live their passion through their songs
Bangalore, September 14, 2014

Songs of hope

“The Party is just starting,” says Bangalore’s upcoming rock/metal band Morbidence. The band, which came together less than a year ago, comprises vocalist-guitarist Abhineet Pandey, drummer/percus... »
Keeping the flag: flying Aditi Ashok
Bangalore, September 14, 2014

Ready for country colours

Sixteen years and five months is rather young to be wearing your country’s colours at a major international sporting event. But Aditi Ashok has spent the whole of her promising golfing career punch... »
A still from the animated english film
September 12, 2014

A giant peach for the one who gave us…

When your music teacher cousin gets his students to understand the importance of reading through the song, “So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you c... »
Shashank K. ( Service Delivery Coordinator)
September 12, 2014

A free trip to Switzerland, reality and pets

Shashank K. Service Delivery Co-ordinator What is your most prized possession? Being a person you want to see If you were granted a wish... »
Impatien also known as Lizzy Bizzy
September 12, 2014

For a splash of colour

The simple Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana) or common balsam as we know them, is flowering profusely in a myriad of colours. As children, we would fight to pinch the ripe seed pods, which would bu... »
Bangalore, September 11, 2014

Bangalore’s new fetish: food trucks

Fast food. Mean prices. Bangalore is lapping up food on the go, coming out of flashy trucks kitted with fancy kitchens. Cities like New York and Chicago have a vibrant food truck culture and Banga... »
RACING AGAINST TIME The Bengaluru Dream Flyers
Bangalore, September 11, 2014

Before the take-off

With the Red Bull Flugtag event coming to town at Sankey Tank, the participating teams are racing to complete their models in record time. The first-of-its-kind event to be held in the country rig... »
GOOD EARTH From stoles and saris to jackets
Bangalore, September 10, 2014

An offering from the Himalayas

Avani, a voluntary organisation working for the conservation of natural resources and the empowerment of disadvantaged women, was founded by Rashmi Bharti and Rajnish Jain. Rashmi and Rajnish, orig... »
MUSCLE MAN Stanley Cruz Photo: K. Murali Kumar
Bangalore, September 14, 2014
I AM...

I am... Stanley Cruz, Bouncer/Personal bodyguard

My name is Stanley Cruz. I have been working as a bouncer for the last nine years; only recently I’ve been promoted as a personal bodyguard. I got into this field because of my personality. I am 6-... »
Kiran Joshi
September 14, 2014

Romance takes centre stage

When Kiran Joshi moved from India to Melbourne and in her own words was “jobless” for a few months, she chose to write. Her book Beyond Forever… in Love was published earlier this year, and... »
ECSTATIC The Mysore Warriors team that won the KPL.
Bangalore, September 14, 2014

A fitting finale

If the popularity of the Karnataka Premier League is to be measured by the turnout for the final, then it has been a rather good hit. A capacity crowd thronged Hubli’s KSCA Stadium on Friday evenin... »
September 12, 2014

Tea time: On the wings of tea

My reading group often engages in a reader exercises that range from writing poems to translating couplets. Tickled by this out-of-the-routine demand, some of us indulge happily. The latest had a s... »
Standing testament: Sir Mark Cubbon's Statue. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash
September 12, 2014

Hidden Histories: Resurrected, in bronze

Statues are one way of preserving memories for posterity. However, we have also heard of how statues have run into all kinds of rows in the recent times, and even more bizarre is how individuals th... »
Happiest among canvas and paint: Yusuf Arakal. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
September 12, 2014

The persona not the divinity

Yusuf Arakkal first learnt about Jesus Christ from his grandmother. Years later, on December 31, 1999, an artist of repute, Yusuf stood in front of an 8 ft by 8 ft canvas titled The Crucifixion... »
SONIC BLISS Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya and The Calcutta Chronicles
Bangalore, September 11, 2014

On the evolutionary string

A lot can happen over coffee. And sipping the drink while chatting with legendary classical slide guitarist Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya, makes it a real treat. In Bangalore, with his new world m... »
Time to dress up We also have comics Photos: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
Bangalore, September 10, 2014

And pop goes culture

Ever since its inception in 2012, Comic Con India has become an annual pop culture event across different cities. Though the event has given a platform for comic book writers and graphic novelists... »

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