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keeps you informed...locally! Vol V Issue XI | 21st Aug 3rd Sept 2013 | Bangalore North East Edition | Complimentary

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'Run or Walk' for a 'fit' cause this Sunday at Kalyan Nagar‌ To commemorate National Sports Day and promote health, fitness and wellness a Run/Walk has been organized this Sunday, 25th Aug 2013. This special event is being organized to raise funds for Jaigopal Garodia Rashtrotthana Vidyalaya, Kalyan Nagar a school for the economically privileged children. The funds will be utilized to complete the Library and Laboratories of the school. The categories for this event are: 5 km Run (Men and Women); 3 km Run (For runners and students above 12 yrs) and 3 km Walk (Men, Women, Boys and Girls). The registration fee is Rs.250/- per head (Donations are eligible for 80G benefit) The Run/Walk will commence at 7.00 am from Bhuvanagiri playground (OMBR Layout) You can either register online at or Call 2545 0422 / 96869 55751

FREE neighborhood events 'Open House' on Autism this Sunday at HBR Layout… Daksh ABA & Autism Services, a centre to provide intervention to young adults/adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disorders is organizing an 'open house' session on Sunday, 25th Aug 2013 at their premises (3rd A Main, 4th Block 1st Stage, HBR Layout - Near Hennur Road and ORR Junction from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. Those who are interested to know about ABA, Behavior management can attend. To register, call: 6570 5615 or mail:

Parents' Session this Sunday at Kalyan Nagar… Sparkling Mindz Children's Experience Center is organizing a FREE PARENT SESSION for parents of children of the age group 3-16 years on 24th Aug 2013 at 11am. Sreeja Iyer, a Harvard/ISB alumnus will discuss what neuroscience reveals about how our children learn and what parents can do to prepare your children for the future. Children who are part of Sparkling Mindz after school program learn to be confident thinkers and communicators. Programs and Products are based on scientific frameworks of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Multiple Intelligence. Limited seats. Call to register +91 99000 80331 / 332.

'Gravity Captured' Book Launch this Saturday… H V Mohanlal, a scientist and a resident of Kasturi Nagar has proposed a New Theory of Gravity [NTG] which is a combination of Newton and Einstein's theories (source of gravity is directly connected with matter and antimatter) and will be launching a book titled 'Gravity Captured' authored by him this Saturday (24th Aug 2013) at Rohini Hall (Ajantha Hotel) Near Trinity Metro Station, M G Road. This FREE event will commence at 6.00 pm. For more, call: 77956 49630



Meet our very own 'Chennai Express'… Yes! A dashing Bangalore mother from Kalyan Nagar has won the THIRD place (2nd runner-up) in the popular Mrs. Homemaker (South) contest held by Jaya TV recently! Kudos to Mrs. Bhavani Ravichandran, accounting professional and entrepreneur who in spite of several odds caught the attention of judges by her portrayal of 'Nirbhaya' (Delhi gang-rape victim) in the finale … Says, this affable 'young' mother (of a 21 year old son) “I was probably the oldest amongst the contestants; since the rule is 'married women' and does not prescribe any agegroup…there were women in their early 20s' and I was as old as their mother!” Mrs. Homemaker (South) is a popular reality TV show organized by Jaya Television and this year (2013) it completed the 9th edition successfully.

Give your child an EDGE! Faced with dilemmas like how to raise test scores and how to stretch budgets as far as they can go, parents make tough decisions. Art, Music, Dance and Fitness are now a priority for our children! The trouble is, many hold the misconception that art is a superfluous, isolated subject when in fact; nothing could be further from the truth. Teaching your children about Art, Music, Dance and Fitness is a good idea - here's why: It's been proven that early exposure to Art, Music, Dance and Fitness nurtures body and mind Art helps children understand other subjects much more clearly - from math and science, to language arts and geography It engages children in a process that aids in the development of self-esteem, self-discipline, cooperation, and self-motivation Participating in art activities helps children to gain the tools necessary for understanding human experience, adapting to and respecting others' ways of working and thinking, developing creative problem-solving skills, and communicating thoughts and ideas in a variety of ways “Literature, music, and the arts, all are necessary for the development and flowering of a student to form an integrated total personality” Rabindranath Tagore Butterfly Talent Academy (BTA) based at Banaswadi is a fun-filled centre where one can explore their hidden talents in Art, Music, Dance and Fitness. BTA team is mentored by professional artists, dancers and musicians who tender to each individual's level of learning. BTA attracts students spanning various ages, from children to adults taking their first step into Art and Music, and professionals who are keen to explore their talent to higher levels…

The auditions for this year's event saw around 3000 married women vie with one another in three rounds; Vegetable Jewelry, Collage and Dance. From this round, 400 entered the next level. Bhavani adds "I have never danced my life though I have been an athlete and won several competitions at school. This was the toughest! My son's friends egged and supported me all through!”

Our Team

From this round…17 semi-finalists were selected for the 'Budget' round held at Trichy. This involved, contestants picking up products in the budget given (Rs.3500/-) and the ones who picked close to got the maximum points! She practiced 'dutifully' at Shoba Central Supermarket! (CMR Road, Kalyan Nagar) Having gone through the easy ones, the semi-finalists entered the 'Village' round. In this, contestants had to cook 'village-style' using only native utensils/ingredients! Bhavani even 'learnt' on how to make pancakes out of 'cowdung'! She adds that her 'Pathiya Kara Kozhambu' was the flavor of the competition. From food to adventure…the team proceeded! Adventure round, entailed contestants showing their prowess in Rock climbing, Rappelling, Boat riding and Air-rifle shooting...Chips in Bhavani “I bought an air-rifle and a friend (retd Colonel) from our neighborhood taught me the basics” The competition which started on 1st April witnessed the finale on 12th July 2013 at Chennai. The final TWELVE had to undergo photo shoots, ramp walks and an individual dance performance for the decider. Explains, the dashing mother “Our team took up the 'Nirbhaya' (Delhi rape case) concept to emphasize the point. I had to perform solo and within three minutes. Guess, without my nephew (Gautam resident of Kalyan Nagar) and my son's friends I wouldn't have pulled it off”. The message 'Self-discipline the key to STOP rape' won her the accolades. The icing was the appreciation by popular film actor/dancer Ms. Sukanya and the standing ovation she received. Adjudged, as the 2nd runner-up Bhavani walked away with a Diamond ring; Watch; Holiday package; Club membership and other goodies!Sumps up, Bhavani “Since, I am also a counselor for parents' of dyslexic children (Her dyslexic son is pursuing B.Arch – that's another story) …I plan to create anti-rape awareness though my professional and social network in the coming months”. Breezing past contestants with grit, focus and personal pain (damaged knees) this 'enterprising' mum…probably can be crowned as 'Chennai Express' of our AVS Srinivasa, neighborhood! What say?? (She runs 'The Account Point' – Tax consulting firm CMR Road, Kalyan Nagar - opp: Hotel Adayar Ananda Bhavan)

Butterfly Talent Academy (BTA) is a unit of Butterfly Nurture Trust (Reg) For more call: (M): 99162 30777 | 98864 38784 | (O): 4111 5550 OMBR Layout, Banaswadi (Near Bhuvanagiri Park - Ramamurthy Nagar Signal)

RAMESH JEWELLERS - A name with 13 years of trust; Three Generations into business and four decades of experience! We are into business with a motto of Good Gold for Golden people! Not just business but aim of building a lasting relationship with customer satisfaction as the prime goal. Being into Jewellery business we have come up with two new schemes: Mahalaxmi Gold Saving Scheme and Shree Gold Saving Scheme By saving just 1000/- a month for 18 months with monthly draws of 1000, 500 and 250 rupees you can save and win gold/silver/diamonds of your wish worth Rs.37000/- Not only this, at the end of scheme we provide assured bonus of a month investment (Rs.1000/-) Special prizes at 6th and 12th month to all our valued card holders will be given. At RAMESH JEWELLERS, we deal with 916 Hallmarked Gold, Pure silver Articles, Certified Rasi and birth stone with free astrological recommendations. We do provide Gold Loans at attractive rate of interest. For customers' convenience, we accept all major debit, credit and prepaid cards. For more details, contact 4125 3677 or log on to: Address: # 10/8-1, Banaswadi Main Road, Maruthi Seva Nagar, Bangalore - 33

What's NEW in the neighborhood? Skandah: Veg. cuisine Nanjappa Garden, Babusapalya (close to VV Convention Hall) (Ph: 95358 08690) Godrej's Nature Basket: World Food Store (organic products) 80 feet Road, Kalyan Nagar 1st Block (Ph: 2545 9401) Nandini Milk Parlour: Milk and milk products, Mineral Water Banaswadi Main Road (Next to Ayyappa Temple) (Ph: 93437 29451)

Gitanjali Jewels: Premier Jewelry showroom 80 feet Road, Kalyan Nagar 1st Block (Ph: 2545 0567)

YLG Salon: Salon and Spa BMR Comples, Hennur Main Road (Ph: 4168 4969)

Alpha Beauty Parlour: Ladies and Kids Muninarayanappa Complex, Gubbi Cross, Kothanur (Ph: 76769 46222)

Stoppy: Multi-brand footwear and luggage 2nd Main Road, Kasturi Nagar (Ph: 97392 62658)

Star Collections: Branded garments at wholesale prices 80 feet road, HRBR 1st Block (opp: AMMA's Pastries) (Ph: 98801 38658) Dental Frames: One-stop dental care Banaswadi Main Road (Opp: Pooja 3D hospital) (Ph: 99454 40911)

Sai Gallerium: European Style Bath Accessories Near Horamavu underpass, ORR (Ph: 98807 99779)

United Acoustics: All types of Acoustic solutions K Narayanapura Main Road (Near BDS Nagar) Kothanur (Ph: 98452 00069)

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Handwriting Institute: Handwriting Development East Point Academy campus, 80 feet Road, Kalyan Nagar 1st Block (Ph: 77609 66007)


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Makhane-ki-kheer How about Lord Krishna's favorite this Janmashtami?



· 2 cups Makhanas (Fox nuts) (Roasted dry for 3-4 minutes and roughly crushed)

· Boil milk on a low flame for 10-15 minutes

Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations

· Add Makhanas, almonds, kishmish and boil again for 10-15 minutes until the milk becomes slightly thick

'Kishore UTSAV' for Kids starts this Saturday at HBR Layout…

· 6 cups of milk · 1 tbsp Kishmish (raisins) · 1 tbsp Almonds (cut into thin long pieces) · 1 ½ cup of sugar · Few green pistas sliced finely · Few rose petals to garnish

· Add sugar, boil again on high flame stirring continuously for 10 minutes, till sugar dissolves and Kheer like consistency is obtained

The popular annual event 'Kishore Utsav', an inter-school competition for Kids (1st to 10th Std) will be held on Sat and Sun (24th and 25th Aug 2013) at Visishta Activity Centre, 15th Main, 5th Block HBR Layout between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm (both days). The event will have BhagawadGita Recitation, Krishna Leela Storytelling, Krishna in Art – Drawing and Painting, Krishna Ganam Singing and Leela Vinodam Quiz. The finale will be held on 31st Aug 2013 at Dakshina Ayodhya complex, HBR Layout from 3.00 pm onwards. To register, call: 96207 91962 or log on to:

Garnish with sliced pistas and rose petals

NOTE: Can be served hot or chilled. Serve cold first to Lord Krishna! Happy Janmashtami!!

Mrs. Sandhya Agarwal The author also conducts cookery classes. To know more call: 98451 07034

'Gokulashtami' at ISKCON, HBR Layout... ISKCON will commence Gokulashtami celebrations on Tuesday, 27th Aug 2013 from 4.00 pm onwards and which will go on into Wednesday, 28th Aug 2013 until midnight. Kirtans, Competitons for Kids, Abhishekas, will all happen at ISKCON Narasimha Giridhari Mandir, HBR Layout. Devotees may participate in this prestigious annual event. For more call: 94835 24433 or log on to:

Independence Day celebrations

'UTSAV 2013' is on at Kasturi Nagar…

Sammilana Residents Association (SRA) newly formed by residents living in 9th A Main Road, 1st Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar celebrated Independence Day on 15th Aug 2013. Shri. K B Siddappa, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India was the Chief Guest and Shri. Anand, AE, BWSSB was the Guest of Honor. Over 100 residents including senior citizens, children and women participated enthusiastically. President - G TChengappa (94498 28311) and Secretary Arpuda Rajan 98450 70000

The 36th year GOKULASHTAMI CELEBRATIONS of SGBS Trust 'Utsav 2013' is progressing to rave reviews at Unnati Centre, Ganesha Temple Road, Sadanandanagar and will go on up to 1st Sep 2013. This prestigious annual ritual attracts the best talent from the world of classical music. The highlights of this year's event are: Saturday, 24th Aug – 6.00 pm: Sri N Ravikiran (Chitraveena), Sunday, 25th Aug – 5.30 pm: Smt. Sudha Raghunathan and on Gokulashtami Day (28th Aug 2013) there will be a Tamil discourse by Sri U Ve.Dushyanth Sridhar from 7.00 to 9.00 pm. This is a FREE event and seating will be on first come basis. For more, call: 2530 1284 / 2556 7990

Blood Donation Camp A Blood donation camp was conducted on 18th Aug 2013 at Kasturi Nagar Club by Mr. Lohit Subbaiah Lakshmipathy, Social worker in association with Lions Blood Bank and Lions Club International, Domlur. Enthusiastic residents voluntarily took part in this event, supervised by Dr. Subhakar. (Lohit Subbaiah Lakshmipathy – 98860 34635 7

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