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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...

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A community Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata...

A community Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata...

Cricket legend and owner of Kerala Blasters football team Sachin Tendulkar during the...

Cricket legend and owner of Kerala Blasters football team Sachin Tendulkar during the...

Police Commissioner Shivanand Jha sweeps the office premises as he participates in the...

Police Commissioner Shivanand Jha sweeps the office premises as he participates in the...

Visitors at an exhibition inside a Tram in Kolkata...

Visitors at an exhibition inside a Tram in Kolkata...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella interacts with the employees during a visit to the company's ...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella interacts with the employees during a visit to the company's ...

Female Passengers board a train after train services were partially resumed following...

Female Passengers board a train after train services were partially resumed following...

Fire tenders douse a major fire that broke out in a car service station at Sector 14...

Fire tenders douse a major fire that broke out in a car service station at Sector 14...

A road roller crushes a large number liquor bottles seized by the police from the...

A road roller crushes a large number liquor bottles seized by the police from the...

Audience members react as they attend an event with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Audience members react as they attend an event with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

A painter reacts as he creates a portrait of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi before...

A painter reacts as he creates a portrait of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi before...

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