Growing graphic: Illustrated books a new favorite in Bangalore

While they have not replaced conventional novels, graphic novels are steadily gaining ground in the city. They are full of colours, quirky drawings, designs and words written in various fonts. Fiction comes alive in them, characters move about and stories unfurl in most imaginative ways. You might see an over enthused child reading them on […]

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The run of the millets

Growing concern over health and healthier food alternatives is pushing the demand for millets in the city. She pondered over the menu for a long time; the Chinese items looked especially enticing. Flipping a back a page to the “Healthy food section”but then flipping over again, she finally called for the waiter and ordered, “Two […]

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‘E’ in ESG not focused enough: Regional Convention-South 2023

Speakers and delegates at theUnited Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Regional Convention- South concur that corporates are not doing enough to adopt the ‘E’ or “Environmental” of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principle. High initial costs, lack of knowledge about the supply chain, consumer preferences and sustainability only to comply with the regulations are some of […]

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Not drained enough: Bangalore lacks SWDs

Rampant and unplanned development has badly affected the stormwater drainage (SWD) system in Bangalore, causing instances of urban flooding to rise. Bangalore requires additional 658 km of stormwater drains to effectively tackle frequent urban flooding, according to a report released when? by property consultants Knight Frank. The report highlights that the interconnection between the water […]

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