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Wednesday 01 October 2014
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A smooth commute

Easy journey: Many Bangaloreans prefer to take cabs to avoid haggling with the  autodrivers.

The per kilometre cost of Mangalyaan is lesser than the basic auto rickshaw fare in Bangalore'!

The foreign guests and the Ford Anglia

(First row sitting, second from left) Late Hariram Chabbria, Tribhuvan Chabbria, Late Usha Navarathnaram, Thyagarajan (sixth) and Wajid Hussain (ninth). (Second row, from right) Rathna, June Lapinski, Sarah Borroughs, Gail Sheppard (fifth), Vasudeva Murthy (sixth) and Mrs Murthy (ninth). (Last row, from left) PGR Rau (author's father), LV Sharada (sixth), Malathi Rao (author), Geetha Maney, Kamalamma Rau (author's mother) and Gita Rao.

This photograph was taken in August 1960 when I was an active member of the Youth Association of Asia, India Chapter.

'It's not a regular love story'

Sandalwood's newest entrant Vinay Rajkumar doesn't seem a wee bit nervous.Well, why should he be? For he has a lineage with qualities to emulate.

Swept away by carpets

For some, a hobby is a great way to pass time. But for Danny Mehra, collecting carpets has been a serious passion.

'Bangalore is like a big garden'

Simone Pondrelli and wife Paola with sons Francesco and Alessandro moved from Italy to Bangalore about four years ago.

'Daring' Indians too love to experiment with fashion!

Karachi-based fashion designer Huma Adnan says her 'dramatic and quirky' creations are apt for women here as they are as daring as those in her...

Stories in weaves

The designers at 'The Conversation', a boutique in Indiranagar, strive to translate and capture their experiences in every design. This is reflected in the cut,...

His experiments with fabrics

New venture : Paresh Lamba DH Photos by SK Dinesh

There's neither boredom nor stagnation when it comes to designer Paresh Lamba. He always has something new to offer and believes that there's a lot...

'Writing isn't a negotiation'

 Shobhaa De

According to columnist and novelist Shobhaa De, who was in the City recently, Bangalore is one of the politest cities in the country.

Confluence of genres

Progressive metal: Members of 'DeSat'.

Whether it's thrashy guitar riffs or the old school and melodic, electronic progressive metal band 'DeSat' add a brush stroke of brutal death metal, along...

'Traffic has to go around the cows'

It was work that brought Robert James King along with his wife Tracy and daughters Hannah and Emily from the United Kingdom to Bangalore.

It was work that brought Robert James King along with his wife Tracy and daughters Hannah...

Photo Gallery
Players of Kerala Blaster football team pose for a group photo with Kathakali Dancers in Thrissur ..

Players of Kerala Blaster football team pose for a group photo with Kathakali Dancers in Thrissur ..

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi, at the dinner hosted in his honour, at the White House ...

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi, at the dinner hosted in his honour, at the White House ...

Actors Vikram and Karthi participating in a fast to protest Jayalalithaa's conviction ...

Actors Vikram and Karthi participating in a fast to protest Jayalalithaa's conviction ...

Lahore Lions skipper Muhammad Hafeez is bowled during the Champions League Twenty 20 ...

Lahore Lions skipper Muhammad Hafeez is bowled during the Champions League Twenty 20 ...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi provides relief packages to a flood victim in Jammu ...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi provides relief packages to a flood victim in Jammu ...

Modi waves to supporters  in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington ...

Modi waves to supporters in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington ...

People enjoy a sheep fight in Hubli, Karnataka ...

People enjoy a sheep fight in Hubli, Karnataka ...

Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi interacts with flood victims at a relief camp at Boko ...

Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi interacts with flood victims at a relief camp at Boko ...

Products made out of waste materials by the students of a college in Rohtak ...

Products made out of waste materials by the students of a college in Rohtak ...

India's Sunil Vitalacharya Sowmarpet and Akashdeep Singh celebrate their victory over South Korea ..

India's Sunil Vitalacharya Sowmarpet and Akashdeep Singh celebrate their victory over South Korea ..

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