The Joy of Giving Week this year will see various volunteering and fundraising events across Bangalore. The innovative initiatives include fundraisers with music from the band Thermal and a Quarter following by dinner prepared five star chefs! Have you decided on what you will do?
A space for all the rock concerts, consumer shows and political rallies now stands silent. While event organisers have found newer venues, the question – what will become of Palace grounds, still remains unanswered.
In scores of schools, religion and scriptures are being taught by the administrations themselves or organisations from outside. Parents, be it from majority or minority community, appear to want this even as intellectuals worry.
The common grouse on people’s lips today is – look at those stinking mounds of garbage. What is the BBMP doing about clearing them? But have we stepped back and understood that the garbage on the road is ours and we need to learn to segregate it?
The book “Selected Poems” – poems of Subramania Bharati has been translated from Tamil into English by Usha Rajagopalan. It gives an insight into the Mahakavi’s versatility while the short notes accompanying some of the poems gives an idea of the different facets of Bharati’s personality.