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Tech culture, good weather fuel Bangalore’s startup boom

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What makes Bangalore the startup capital in India? This report explores the reasons why this city is rapidly evolving into the next Silicon Valley of the world.

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Sarees

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The Indian saree has been a part of the country’s culture for decades. The traditional outfit dates back to the Vedas, which is the country’s oldest surviving piece of literature. Today, the saree is still very much in style. Some … Continue reading

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From ‘city of gardens’ to ‘city of garbage’?

Just outside of Bangalore, garbage piles by riverbank. PC Rick Ricioppo

By Marvin Fuentes
Walk in any direction in the streets of Bangalore, and piles of it are everywhere. Stray dogs feast on it. People walk around it, ignoring its existence. It’s one of the city’s most unwelcome guests.
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India’s video game scene is still in its infancy

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Video by Peter Dorr
In India, the video game industry is in its infancy. One emerging trend will, if cultivated, revolutionize it. Continue reading

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Bangalore’s four-legged ‘untouchables’

Stray dog at City Market. (Photo credit: Diana Lopez.)

By Diana Lopez
Every morning on Bellary Road, a skinny, sad-looking dog wanders past the entrance of the Royale Senate hotel, walking toward the neighboring businesses and back.
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Shanti Bhavan’s children: from abject poverty to business elite

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By Diana Lopez
“Don’t force them to get married,” Abraham George, founder of Shanti Bhavan Residential School, told the parents of the Class of 2015. Continue reading

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Craft brewers are making Bangalore a hub for pubs

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Video by Rick Ricioppo
Bangalore’s first brewpub, The Biere Club, opened in 2011. Four years later, the city has more than 20 brewpubs in operation with several more on the way. Continue reading

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