Bangalore Palace is not disability-friendly

The palace is not disability-friendly despite a law to make all public spaces accessible to disabled persons. The Bangalore Palace does not have basic disability-friendly infrastructure. There are no visual panels, guides, ramps, wheelchair tracks, signage, or lifts. The only special provision for persons with disability is entry free of cost. Therefore, it is in […]

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M. Chidananda Murthy’s 91 birth anniversary celebrated

Murthy won a Sahitya Akademi award in 1997. Akhila Karnataka Catholic Christian Kannada Sangha in B.M.SHRI. Smaraka Prathistana, Bengaluru celebrated the 91st birth anniversary of M. Chidananda Murthy. Dr M. Chidananda Murthy is a famous Kannada writer, researcher and historian. He is well known for his contribution towards Kannada literature and his campaign towards conserving […]

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Protests filling in the language gaps

In songs of resistance, interstate students find a way to bridge the language barrier gaps within the country. Sahil Sharma (24) from Himachal Pradesh didn’t understand Punjabi before coming to Panjab University, Chandigarh. He joined a student organisation called Students for Society (SFS) a few months after taking admission in the Botany Department of the […]

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Bengali Film Festival is to begin

Total 17 films, including feature and non-feature, are going to be screened. Art exhibition by contemporary artists is going to be held alongside the film festival. The first Bengali film festival will be held in Bengaluru, at St. Johns Auditorium in Koramangala, arranged by the Kolaj Bengali Association. It will begin from tomorrow and continue […]

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Karaga festival to be a grand affair this season

In the midst of communal tensions in Bangalore, the 300-year-old Karaga Utsava is ready to return. Bangalore’s Karaga festival in Dharamaraya Swamy Temple will be back in full splendor after a two-year gap owing to Covid-19. “The festivities will begin on April 8 which will stretch for 11 days. The Karaga will be carried by […]

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