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Archive for: August, 2011

Bangalore has long been known as the Pub City of India and generations of consumers  have grown  up on the locally brewed international beer Kingfisher.  With the city rapidly adapting international trends,  micro-breweries are making a bee-line here, with The Biere Club being first off the mark. Bangalore’s first craft brewery opened its door to

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Within the hustle of a global city on the move, Russell Market, one of Bangalore’s oldest markets, maintains an old world bustle that seems never-changing. Where else would you find cheek by jowl aubergines and broccoli, cutlery, crockery and other household knick-knacks along with a dusty old shop that may just have a genie in a

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The quintessential Punjabi, Jiggs Kalra loves life and all of its good things. A stroke has placed him in a wheelchair for the last few years but he remains as peripatetic as ever and is busy opening more restaurants. Last week, he was in Bangalore to launch his signature restaurant ‘Punjab Grill by Jiggs Kalra’.

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As sweet floral scents permeated the air, shutterbugs went on a clicking frenzy over the profusion of vibrant hued flora at the famous Lalbagh Botanical Gardens in the city. In its 100th edition, the biannual flower show at Lalbagh added special fervour to the Independence Day celebrations held in the city. An aura of cheer

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Jonathan Atherton gets Bangaloreans laughing at themselves… and the rest of the world! “For a country this size, it is quite surprising that there are more brain surgeons than stand-up comedians here! There are other traditions of comedy, but this is probably the rawest form – it’s just spotlight-microphone-talk, no juggling, no music, no magic,

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Having grown up on a steady dose of Phantom and Mandrake comics, Rasheed Kappan never thought of himself as an artist. Today, his cartoons which could be described as a healthy marriage of acerbic humour and deft artwork are on display at the Indian Cartoon Gallery in Bangalore till August 25. The exhibition titled ‘Newstalgic’

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The desperate plea of biodiversity experts and ecologists to the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) whose ambitious plans of greening the city may very well cost the IT city its last surviving grassland. The BDA plans to plant one crore saplings around Bangalore under its ‘Our Green Garland’ campaign which kick-started earlier this month and it

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Denizens and visitors will surely scoff at this, but apparently Bangalore’s traffic control is the role model for other cities. I found it hard to believe this claim but when the person who told me this had just won the President’s medal for distinguished service, I had to pay attention.   Praveen Sood, Additional Commissioner

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“I’m addicted to bikes. Unfortunately, there is no de-addiction or counselling for something like that!” chuckles SK Prabhu who has opened India’s first motorcycle museum cum café on Wheeler Road. Vintage bikes mounted on walls and memorabilia displayed in glass cabinets at Legends Motorcycling Museum and Cafe can turn any biking aficionado green with envy.

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A peaceful oasis replete with mini waterfalls, lush foliage and filtered sunlight is the charming setting for vibrantly-hued butterflies that flutter around in the Butterfly Park at Bannerghatta Zoo. India’s first butterfly park, inaugurated in 2006, boasts of 25 species of the winged beauties including the Blue Mormon, Common Coaster, Crimson Rose, Cabbage White and

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