B’luru runs for awareness of rare diseases

STIFAN BENGALURU: The Organization for Rare Diseases India (ORDI) organized Race for 7, a 7000 meter run to raise awareness for the 7000 documented rare diseases on February 26 in the city. ORDI is a non-profit organization committed to addressing the challenges of the rare disease community in India. “Rare diseases are not really as... Continue Reading →

Urban migrant students targeted for bullying

STEFFI  BENGALURU: Five victims approached The Beacon and told us their story about how they  are being victimized in their PGs. Two of the victims are from North East India. Lia (name change) talking about her being ill-treated and bullied at her PG said, “I had to pay 8k as a rent and extra 3k... Continue Reading →

Fourth edition of SteppinOut

RESHMA BENGALURU: With over twenty two restaurants, six food trucks, and ten dessert counters, the fourth SteppinOut food festival was organized in UB city on February 26, 2017. Rices Obliquity (RO), the parent company mainly focuses on night life events like concerts and pubs. They also own ‘Hangover’ bar. SteppinOut is a surrogate brand of... Continue Reading →

Postal Employees held 31st Biennial Conference

SHIJI BENGALURU: National Federation of postal Employees held their 31st Biennial convention on February 26 at City Centuar, GT Raod. Speaking to The Beacon, P. Mallikarjuna, State  Secretary, Postman, MDS Karnataka region, said, “This conference is mainly for Bangalore East division which includes 330 members. We hold it every two years mainly to discuss about... Continue Reading →

An evening with Anita Nair

ASHITA BENGALURU: Unheard international stories and interesting conversations came together at a book-reading session, 'An evening with Attic Books & Anita Nair' at Artville, HRBR Layout, on February 25, 2017.  After an awe-inspiring reading of 'The River's Song' and 'If I Only Had Time', the platform opened up for an interactive session with the audience.... Continue Reading →

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