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The sense of architecture 1.8.2015 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Architecture has become very retinal," says Mona Doctor-Pingel. After 25 years of practice, architecture is not just a passion but a way of life for this resident of Auroville, in Tamil Nadu. Yet, it is not design as we know it, but rather "architecture of the senses" that Doctor-Pingel reinforced to the people of Bengaluru, at an impassioned presentation held recently at InCITE Gallery, an event that was supported by the Max Mueller Bhavan/Goethe Institute and the German Consulate. To the uninitiated, Architecture of the Senses (AoS) is a construction that will activate and nurture the five senses. There is a school of thought that believes that our current design and construction methods are detrimental to our physical, mental and emotional well-being. AoS that responds to place, climate and ecosystem engages multiple senses, thus positively impacting our thoughts and actions. Where's practicality? Yet, how practical is AoS in today's urban environment? "In this case, there is no real difference ...
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Rachenahalli lake gets guardians 1.8.2015 Bangalore News, Bangalore City News | Cities News - Times of India
This is one of the examples how pollution spreads from one lake to other. Rachenahalli lake, close to Jakkur lake is stinking and full of water ...
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An open art gallery! 1.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
An open art gallery!
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It may soon be closed again 1.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
It may soon be closed again
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Councillors ratify Mayor’s decision to repair portion of bund at Allipur 1.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Councillors ratify Mayor’s decision to repair portion of bund at Allipur
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Councillors ratify Mayor’s decision to repair portion of bund at Allipur 1.8.2015 Hindu: National
The portion of the bund collapsed in May 2013
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It may soon be closed again 1.8.2015 Hindu: National
The National Highways division of the Public Works Department will be closing the Shiradi Ghat stretch again, probably in September, for taking up the second phase of the work of strengthening it.
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Two green corridors, 3 organs, 2 lives, 1 hour 1.8.2015 TOI: Bangalore Times
Zipping through city roads, two ambulances transported the organs of a brain dead donor to two hospitals and saved two precious lives -in one hour, 20 minutes ...
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Survey Finds Anganwadi Food Unsafe 1.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Palike Rallies Forces to Fog Out Vector-borne Diseases 1.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Debt, Crop Loss Drive Four More Farmers to Their Deaths in Karnataka 1.8.2015 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
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Union ministry clears water project for B'luru - Deccan Herald 1.8.2015 Google News
Union ministry clears water project for B'luru Deccan Herald According to the plan, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will implement the project to supply Cauvery water to 110 villages in six zones-Bytarayanapura, Mahadevapura, Bommanahalli, Rajarajeshwari Nagar and ...
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Rains resume in parts of State 31.7.2015 deccanherald.com
Rains resumed in several parts of the State on Friday after a brief lull. Karwar received incessant rains since Thursday night. It rained 171.8 mm in the district in the past 24 hours. Bhatkal recorded a rainfall of 49.4 mm followed by Honnavar (26.6 mm), Ankola (26.4 mm) Kumta (17 mm), Joida (14.2 mm) and Karwar (10.6 mm). Yadgir district also received good rains on Friday bringing relief for the farmers who were anxiously waiting for the showers. Surpur, Hunasagi and Kembhavi received rains for more than an hour.The sky remained overcast throughout the district. Rains have resumed in Haveri district also. It rained intermittently across the district. Sowing has been completed on 90 per cent of cultivable land in the district. Ballari received rains for about 30 minutes in the evening. Vehicular movement was affected due to flash showers. Bagalkot got its maiden rains on Friday, two months after the onset of monsoons. Shivamogga After a brief lull, intermittent rains lashed several parts of the ...
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4 debt-burdened farmers commit suicide in State 31.7.2015 deccanherald.com
Four more debt-laden farmers in the State ended their lives while one marginal farmer from Gokak attempted suicide in the last 24 hours. Unable to cope with death of his wife, mounting debts and tumbling prices, a potato farmer from Kamsanahalli in Madhugiri taluk of Tumakuru district committed suicide by hanging from a neem tree at his farm on Friday. L T Raju (41) had taken loans (farm and personal) running into Rs 18 lakh from various sources. His three failed attempts to sink borewell at his farm cost him dearly. The farmer had reaped rich harvest of potato despite shortage of water. But the farmer suffered heavy losses due to dip in prices. Based on the complaint filed by deceased farmer's father Lingaiah, Kodigenahalli police have registered a case and investigations are on. Two debt-burdened farmers from Kalghatgi taluk in Dharwad district ended their lives in separate incidents on Friday. Uluvanagouda Eranagouda Patil (35) committed suicide by hanging from a neem tree at his farm near Jinnuru. ...
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Man killed as electricity passes through container lorry 31.7.2015 deccanherald.com
A 30-year-old man working at a service station in Devanahalli was electrocuted and the driver of a container lorry suffered severe burns when electricity passed through the heavy vehicle they were cleaning on Friday afternoon. Around 1.30 pm, a container lorry pulled up at Maruti Service Centre. Lepakshi alias Lokesh, a worker at the service station, went into the container and started cleaning it. The lorry driver, Subhash Singh Yadav, climbed atop it to check if everything was alright. As he climbed, his head touched a high tension wire and electric current passed through him and through the entire container, said the police. Lepakshi, who was inside the container, was electrocuted while Yadav sustained severe burn injuries. Other workers at the station heard Yadav screaming and rushed to the spot. They took the duo to a hospital. Lepaksh was declared brought dead while Yadav was referred to Victoria Hospital. He is undergoing treatment and said to be out of danger. The police inspected the spot and ...
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On growing a pumpkin 31.7.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
On growing a pumpkin
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Stop free power to ryots, says Karnataka farmer 31.7.2015 Hindu: National
Farmers may be given more time for repayment instead of waiving crop loans: Narayana Reddy
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Mystery over fish kill in Dharwad continues 31.7.2015 Hindu: National
The exact reasons behind the unnatural death of a large number of fish in the Kelageri tank here recently has remained unresolved as the laboratory tests of fish and water samples failed to yield r...
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Roads to be Traffic Free on Select Days 31.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
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42 model roads by next week 31.7.2015 Bangalore News, Bangalore City News | Cities News - Times of India
Traffic police have identified 42 roads in the city to be developed as model roads. The move is expected to take off by next ...
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