BENGALURU LIVE- December 14, 2018

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  • 14:37

    Charles Lobo, Chief postmaster general, explaining exhibit stamps history to S Ramani, Department of Entomology, University of Agricultural Sciences GKVK, Bramhanandam, CPMG Retired, V Saxena, retired member, Jury Post Pex and students at Postpex 2018 National level Philately Exhibition, collection of Postal Officials organised by Karnataka Postal Circle at Karnataka Secretariat Club, Cubbon park inBengaluruon Friday.

    DH Photo by S K Dinesh

  • 14:24

    Kaavad katha

    The Kaavad Project project presents ‘Kaavad Katha: Maya’ on December16 at 3.30 pm at AttaGalatta, Koramangala. ‘Maya’ is inspired by Rajasthan’s folk form Kaavad Katha.

  • 14:02

    Pool tournament

    The first round of the TOB Pool Tournament will be hosted on December 16, at 4 pm, atThe Open Box, St. Marks Road.

  • 13:55

    People are increasingly taking to yoga to de-stress, get some exercise or more importantly, lead a better quality of life.

    Practitioners of various styles of yoga have always used props like yoga mats, wooden/ hard rubber blocks, belts, ropes, bolsters, steel chairs and thick cotton sheets during practice. However, sourcing them had been a bit of a challenge till recent times.Read more

  • 13:40

    Book launch- Reshma Ramesh’s ‘Half Moon’

    Reshma Ramesh’s ‘Half Moon’ will be launched on December 14 at 6.30 pm at Century Club,Ambedkar Veedhi. Poets Aminur Rahman, Padmavati Rao and Sathyanarayana will also be gracing the occasion.

  • 13:15


    Ranga Shankara presents ‘Kannada Natakotsava’ till December 16, 7.30 pm onwards, at Ranga Shankara, JP Nagar.

  • 12:53

    Fusing rock and folk 

    When Chai Met Toast will be performing on December19, 8 pm onwards, atBFlat, Brookfield. The event is to celebrate the launch of BFlat’s new winter craft beer variant ‘Geist’.

  • 12:32

    Art festival on Sunday

    Saakar Aakar Fine Arts (SAFA)organises the eighth edition of its annual art exhibition,‘dh’ART’i 2.0’, on December 16 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Basketball Court, behind the post office in Koramangala 3rd Block.

    Also, anopen drawing competition on the theme‘life on earth’ will be hosted; the contest is for children above six years and will be held from 11.30 am to 1 pm.

    For more details, log on to Saakar Aakar’s Facebook page.

  • 12:25

    Karnataka women police officers and KSRP personnel, completed cycle rally from Belgaum to Bangalore in just five days to raise awareness about women's education and empowerment.

  • 12:18

    Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

    Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium: a universe in the classroom, astronomy sessions for high school children, institute premises, Sri T Chowdaiah Road, High Grounds, 4 pm.

  • 12:15

    Sufi and mystic festival

    Banyan Tree presents the eighteenth edition of its all India Sufi and mystic music festival, Ruhaniyat, on December 15 at 6.15 pm at Jayamahal Palace Hotel, Jayamahal Road. Sindhi Saraiki, Nandesh Umap and group,Hosoo Khosbayar are among the many performers.

  • 12:04

    Progressive rock

    Bands ‘Parvaaz’and ‘Cinema of Excess’ will be performing on December 14 at 8 pm at Fandom, Gilly’s Redefined, Koramangala.

  • 11:50

    Infosys, the second IT services, on Friday announced the formation of a joint venture with Hitachi Ltd., Panasonic Corporation and Pasona Inc.

    The joint venture will strategically enhance Infosys presence in Japan with a focus on helping clients navigate their digital journey. Read more

  • 11:32

    Today's releases

    Here is the sneak peek at some of the movies hitting the screens today


    Viraaj is about two culturally differentiated families and a couple who try to overcome these issues. Viraaj lives with his grandfather, who is a large-hearted man and believes in serving the poor. Things turn around when he falls in love with Nandini and they decide to get married. Due to family conflicts, the marriage comes to a standstill.

    Rangaada Hudugaru

    Rangaada Hudugaru is directed by Tejesh Kumar. The film features Manu Hegde as lead character and Amitha Kulaal and Sagar in prominent roles.


    Aranyani is a drama film directed by Aranyani. The movie is starring Anjan Gowda and Teju Ponnappa in prominent roles.


    Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

    Bitten by a radioactive spider in the subway, Miles Morales develops powers that transform him into Spider-Man. Together, with Spider-people from other universes, he learns exactly what it means to be a hero as the group races to stop the Kingpin. Read our review here


    Arthur Curry, the reluctant heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, is forced to step into the fray for the title of King and seek out Atlan's Trident when his half-brother Orm threatens the surface world with war. Read our review here

  • 11:29

    Festival of Ancient Music

    The Festival of Ancient Music featuring aDhrupad concert is on December 14 at 7.30 pm at Atta Galatta, Koramangala.

    Rudraveena player Madhuvanti Murali Mohan is one of the performers.

  • 11:16

    UpGrad founder Ravi speaks at GMC Impact in Bengaluru

  • 11:06

    Namma Bengaluru - KR Market

  • 10:50

    ‘MAD’ crafts man Rob back with new tricks

    If you grew up in the 90s, you would know the television show called M.A.D that aired on Pogo. Harun Robert, aka Rob, was the creative genius behind turning things you could find at home and making something beautiful out it. He was the pioneer of the concept of do-it-yourself even before the concept was given a name. Read more

  • 10:44

    A Mumbai woman was driven away from route on Ola app. Police say they need 15 days to take her case forward

    The city police have taken up the case of Akanksha Hazari, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur, who described a scary experience on an Ola cab on Wednesday. Intriguingly, although her ordeal is out in the public domain in full detail, the police say they want two weeks to act on it. Read more

  • 10:35

    Today is 100th birth anniversary of yoga guru Dr BKS Iyengar

  • 10:26

    B'luru doesn't care about women from Northeast: study

    Women venturing out from the ‘Seven Sister’ states of the Northeast to metropolitan cities yearning for a better life have been facing rampant discrimination at the hands of their fellow Indians. And, Namma Bengaluru is no exception. Read more

  • 10:22

    BBMP to move SC over NGT lake penalty

    The BBMP has decided to appeal to the Supreme Court over the recent National Green Tribunal (NGT) ruling, where the civic body was penalised Rs 25 crore for the poor condition of the Bellandur and Varthur lakes. Read more

  • 10:17

    Staged by kids

    Shandilya, a children’s classical dance festival hosted by International Arts and Cultural Foundation Bengaluru, will be on December 16, 4 pm onwards, at Seva Sadan, Malleswaram.

  • 10:05

    In a unique initiative, specially-abled children will perform a dance drama on ‘The Jungle Book’ on December 16.

    Many children with special needs will be a part of this unique programme organised on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Chirantana Trust, an NGO involved with providing skill-based training for disabled children in the city. Read more

  • 09:54

    Film festival 

    Veteran filmmaker M S Sathyu’s movies and serials will be screened till December 15 at 5 at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Vasanth Nagar.

  • 09:49

    Youth try to reach Obama through online campaign

    Under 25, a media and entertainment company, have started an online campaign to draw the attention of former US president Barack Obama to attend a summit they will be organising soon. Read more

  • 09:30

    Ten days to repair MG road faulty pillar: BMRCL

    A structural fault in one of the pillars of Namma Metro near the Trinity Station on MG Road had gripped the IT city in a panic on Thursday. Chalking out an elaborate plan to repair the fault, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on Thursday clarified that it would need at least 10 days time to fix the fault. Read more

  • 09:01
  • 08:45

    Karnataka is likely to file an appeal before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking a review of the tribunal’s recent ruling, asking the government to deposit Rs 500 crore to rejuvenate the polluted Bellandur lake.

    The government will also seek revision of the NGT’s landmark May 2016 ruling, barring construction activity within 75 m from the periphery of the water bodies. Read more

  • 08:36

    Cake fair kicks off with 1,600-kg Red Fort replica

    The city’s biggest and much awaited annual Christmas and New Year cake show will be inaugurated on Friday at the St Joseph’s Indian High School grounds near UB City. Read more