2VVN Degree College buzzed with students with the festive atmosphere and colourful challenging competitions presented by AAKARSH VVN 2016 Inter college mega  fest on 10th and 11th February,2016.It was a bonanza for the participants to vie with their peers from in and around Bangalore colleges. Aakarsh VVN fest offered eight variety competitions ranging from traditional Kolata, recitation of Jayadeva’s  Aashtapadis from Geetagovinda to Fashion shows of ethnic wear and western wear.

The Concourse D’ Anchorage – to test the communication skills and creative presentations of events in a programme in anchoring had very animated participation by the students evoking a jubilant response from the audience.

1A crowd of participants was seen at the registration corner for Business Quiz and Best Manager events. Vinutha a participant of the Best Manager said, “The interview part was tough as the judges drilled the participants to test their confidence, stress management and presentation.  ” Though Business Quiz master Sri. Vinay Mudaliyar bombarded the students with brainstorming questions, the audience managed to bag maximum number of chocolates.

Sanskrit Aastapadi from GeethGovind by Sanskrit poet Jayadev saw many contestants singing melodiously with lucid articulations. Kolata with all its ryme and rhythm had some of the popular Kannada songs such as “ Cheluvayya cheluvoo tane tandana….”, “Moodalseeme yolu moodibartane….”

2During fashion show the maruthi sabhangana was packed with students to watch the contestants walk the ramp. First round saw the participants in ethnic wear and the second round in western wear. Girls decked in Indian Rajastani,Gujarathi,Kodava, Kerala and other states looked gorgeous and elegant as they walked the ramp. Multi coloured shervani’s with dupatta and embroidered Rajastani shoes were worn by boys in filmy style.

Sukesh of Sri Krishna college said” the fest was very meticulously organised with tasty food for all the participants. “Two days off from the routine classes and gathering under the umbrella of VVN was a pleasant experience” said  participants. The fest  was inaugurated by Prof.Laxmi Chandrashekar, Founder of Kriyetive Theatre. The valedictory programme had cine artists Praveen and Meghana Goanker and RJ Rapid Rashmi as chief guests. The President of VVN Trust Sri Subbaraj, Senior President Sri Arunkumar BS,  Governing Council Chairman Sri Pradeep Devata, Co Chairman Sri Rajkumar witnessed the fest activities with the special invitees and teachers.


Candor International School hosts an Open House

Candor International School cordially invites all parents to be a part of their Open House on the 20th of February 2016 – a day where all are welcome to the campus. A mix of creativity & learning all under one roof. With an A la carte of competitions, children will be at their excited best! Art, music, robotics, apple learning center are all part of the Open House. A chess competition will be held in collaboration with the Bangalore Chess Academy. Not to leave the parents behind, a workshop will be conducted in association with Enfolds India on parent awareness & empowering children.

Situated in Begur, Off Bannerghatta Road, Candor International School is an Authorized IGCSE and IB school. For more information about the Open House, please call 7760399992 or mail to enquire@candorschool.com.



A multiple award- winning independent Filmmaker, producer and screenwriter, Prakash Jha, broke onto the scene with Hip Hip Hurray in 1983. Jha has since then carved a niche for his brand of filmmaking focusing on political and socially relevant films. Some of his most critically acclaimed films include Apaharan, Mrityudand, Parinati and Damul. In a career spanning close to 40 years, Jha has won ten national awards, and has made more than 25 documentaries, 17 feature films, two television features and three television series under his banner “Prakash Jha Productions”. 
The multi faceted filmmaker is currently working on Rajneeti 2, a sequel to his hugely acclaimed Rajneeti
Here are a few points from the Press Conference
1. Prakash Jha will be seen acting in his upcoming release Jai Gangajal. Prakash Jha has not only written, directed and produced the movie but also plays a
central role in the film. Jha will also be seen playing a police officer alongside Priyanka Chopra in the film.
2. Jai Gangaajal, not sequel to Gangaajal
Filmmaker Prakash Jha says his forthcoming film “Jai Gangaajal” can’t be called a
sequel of his 2003 film “Gangaajal” as it unfolds a new chapter on the big screen
about society-police relationship, with actress Priyanka Chopra facing new
3. Priyanka Chopra & Ajay Devgn both Padma Awardees
A wonderful coincidence that both the actors Ajay Devgn and Priyanka Chopra who
portray honest cops in Gangaajal and Jai Gangaajal respectively won the Padma Shri
last week
4. Prakash Jha Trailer impresses female cops at 7th national conference of
women in police
Prakash Jha, was recently invited to address female police officers from across the
country at the 7th National Conference Of Women In Police, which was inaugurated
by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, at the Central Reserve Police Force
Academy, Gurgaon. He was invited to talk on the topic of ‘Women in Police, Different
Perspective and New Roles’. Jha also screened the trailer of Jai Gangaajal for the
attending cops who gave it an overwhelming response
5. Prakash Jha has started working on Rajneeti 2
The filmmaker is currently working on the script of the sequel to his 2010 hit
“Raajneeti” and is said to be taking inspiration from the current socio-political
scenario in the country.

Bangalore, 13th February, 2016: Valentine’s Day  has begun and what better way to celebrate the week than by visiting your favorite hair and skin clinic. Hairline International is having some week long exciting offers for your special someone and you on the occasion of Valentine’s Day.  So, come and take advantage of these special deals and spice up your love life!

This “love” week Hairline is offering some amazing packages on hair and skin care for men where you can get the treatment and avail the same for your loved one at half the price!  Opt for any of the below treatments and your girl can get the same service at 50% discount.  The offer is valid at all Hairline outlets till Feb 21, 2016.

We offer the following for her:

  • Laser hair therapy: This involves the surgical removal of extra hair from the body or head, taking away the need to ever shave, tweeze or wax again.  The melanin absorbs the laser, causing the high temperature to break down the follicle cells permanently. A quick and painless way of getting rid of excess hair on your face, arms, legs and back.  Done under the supervision of certified doctors, it is an effective and permanent hair removal technique.  A great chance for a trendy makeover this Valentine.
  • Hair extensions: These are artificial or real lengths of hair that are attached to the scalp. They come in many colors, shapes and sizes to match original hair texture.
  • Instant Facial Glow: This is a combination of facial massage, microdermabrasion (MDA) and application of Vitamin C serum. The massage stimulates acupressure points, relaxing the muscles and increasing blood circulation. The MDA process gets rid of the superficial dead layer of the skin and this is followed with an application of Vitamin C serum which is a rich antioxidant and works on skin healing. At the end of the 45 minutes for this process you will see an instant glow on your face.

The following for him:

  • Scalp Micro – pigmentation. Micro pigmentation is deposition of pigment precisely in the skin which mimics short hairs and hide the baldness. It is a camouflaging procedure and conceals the white bald spots on the scalp.

And the following for both him & her:

  • Hair toupees and fringes: A great way to mask thinning hair and also help you sport a different look.  Fringes or bangs can be used in a wide variety of ways, feel free to completely cover your forehead or sweep it to the side or even spike it!  Depending on how you style it fringes can also be used to accentuate the best features of your face. Hair toupees come in a wide variety and can be slipped on effortlessly and go almost undetected.  So time to forget the receding hairline and step out with renewed confidence!
  • Peels:A chemical peel, also called chemexfoliation or derma peeling, is one of the least invasive ways to improve the appearance of skin. Depending on the skin type there are different types of chemical peels available. These chemical solutions come in various strengths – light peel, medium peel and deep peel. This skin lightening technique works on removing the superficial layer of dead skin.

Get ready to paint the town red after our makeover treatments.

About Hairline International Hair and Skin Clinic

Hairline International Hair and Skin Clinic brings state-of-the-art international procedures, machinery and treatment packages to deal with hair, skin and beauty issues across the spectrum for men and women. Hairline has a panel of dermatologists, dermatosurgeons, diabetologists, gynaecologists, general physicians and nutritionists on board to tackle hair and skin issues holistically. Hairline has 6 centers in Indiranagar, Whitefield, Marathahalli, Jayanagar, Richmond Road and RT Nagar.

For more details log on to http://www.hairline.in


“Now property prices are just right to own a house”: J.C Sharma, President, CREDAI Bangalore

Bangalore, Feb 13, 2016: “Now property prices are just right. Budget is around the corner and interest rates are also coming down. So buyers need to think seriously about the purchasing” said Mr.J.C Sharma, President, CREDAI Bangalore on the inauguration of the 2 day CREDAI Realty Expo at Hotel Lalit Ashok here today..

“There are so many news articles that we keep reading regarding unsold inventory in Bangalore. Customers are also thinking about the market rates. Customers are getting misinformation about the same. There is no high unsold residential inventory” clarified Mr.Sharma.

Hundreds of people thronged the CREDAI Expo held at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Kumar Kripa High Grounds on its first day today. The event saw unprecedented success with hundreds of potential clients browsing through a range of projects by CREDAI members.  The Expo hosted 29 builders and 3 banking institutions that provided comprehensive information on quality real estate projects in the vicinity.

Speaking on the inauguration of the event, Mr.K.K Maplani, Founder President, CREDAI Bengaluru says “Buying property is a little tedious task for everyone. But our developers are supporting all the customers. Also member developers are supporting CREDAI. The good work of the developers will be appreciated”.

Bangalore’s real estate is witnessing growth now. An exhibition of this nature helps connect people to quality builders. The ability to browse through each project in detail, avail of financial advice and some great discounts, makes an expo like this, a highly anticipated one each year.


Brigade Group Announces the Launch of Brigade Atmosphere at Devenahalli, Bangalore

Bangalore, 16 February 2016:Brigade Group, one of India’s leading real estate developers, today announced the launch of Brigade Atmosphere, a signature villa project at Devanahalli, Bangalore, a high growth corridor in North Bangalore.

Brigade Atmosphere offers 4 bedroom signature villas with sizes ranging from 3010 sq.ft to 3410sq.ft.The project aims to bring back the concept of courtyard homes, a way of life long forgotten. This unique project will have 109 courtyard villas spread across 18 acres of picturesque landscape. A cluster of 8 villas will surrounding a beautiful courtyard and a series of such clusters will be connected to a central Boulevard. The unique cluster layout ensures optimal utilization of space for recreation while creating a sense of intimacy and harmony.

Brigade Atmosphere offers an ideal lifestyle with the right mix of private, semi- private, semi- public and public spaces.

The project offers aworld of amenities like a convenience store, multi-purpose hall, health club,Swimming Pool, library, amphitheatre, gymnasium, children’s play area, billiards, table tennis and basketball courts.

According to Mr. Om Ahuja, CEO-Residential, Brigade  “Brigade Atmosphere is truly a unique villa project in North Bangalore. We at Brigade have brought back the concept of courtyard homes that faded into oblivion due to urbanization. Each cluster of villas along with the social amenities will act as a keystone of community living.”

For information on Brigade Atmosphere, please visit www.BrigadeAtmosphere.com


Blue N White’s presents the Third Edition of the Bangalore Pet Show, 2016

Bangalore, February 16, 2016: We are proud to announce the Third Edition of, perhaps, India’s only all-comprehensive pet show- The Bangalore Pet Show, 2016- on Sunday, February 28, 2016 from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm at Jayamahal Palace Hotel.

Some of the most exotic breeds of birds and fishes will be on show while a variety of dogs and cats will be accompanied by their owners to help pet lovers in our garden city get acquainted with the fascinating world of pets.

While Kingfisher is our ‘Good Times Partner’ along with Wet Pets, Gulmarg  Aquaria Solutions, Brookefield Hospital, Commstrat and Magic Holidays, this year the California-based Unikorn Inc, who will be making their presence felt online in the entire range of pet products and pet services, are our co-sponsors.

Unikorn’s mission is to provide new and existing pet parents / pet lovers with all the resources at their fingertips so they can spend more quality time with their pets. The Unikorn team is passionate to be a seamless partner through an integrated platform with a suite of products & services that cater to Pet Parents needs. Unikorn is headquartered in Los Altos, California and is currently operating in the US & India (Bangalore & Hyderabad).

THEME: Focus on Indian native dog breeds

“While there is a lot of talk of promoting native Indian breed of dogs, not much is done on their breeding. In this year’s show we invite owners of Indian breeds to take part in our show and participate in a breeding programme to be initiated by us at the show,” said M. Satya Narayan, Event Director of Bangalore Pet Show.


“The Bangalore Pet Show’s main aim is to ensure pet lovers get educated on how to acquire and rear pets, meet and mix with other pet owners and share experiences, take free advice from our at the show. We welcome all to come along with the pets while those who are interested can get a first hand view and advice on pets,” he added.

“Amidst all the stress and strain of the city’s growing population and traffic, pets play the perfect role as stress busters and with Bangalore gaining a status of a huge pet city, thanks to the kind-hearted people and the climate, the Bangalore Pet Show is an ideal platform for them,” said M. Satya Narayan. 


Mr Ikram Khan, Event Co-ordinator said, “This year the side shows will be held in the morning session and again repeated in the evening so people don’t miss out on the action. A talk and show by Canine Behaviourist C.V Franklin, a Quiz for kids by Unikorn, Free Holidays packages

through a Free Raffle draw from Magic Holidays,  Martial Art demonstration by Grand Master Praveen Ranka’s Martial Arts Trust, Beat boxing display and other attractions will entertain visitors on the sidelines, both in the morning session as well as the afternoon session.”

“We will be following all guidelines and rules of the Animal Welfare Board of India and ensure the welfare of pets is uppermost during the show,” he added.

Free Health Check-up for Visitors

“Diabetes & Cardiac diseases are the No.1 killer disease in India, due to faulty lifestyle. We, as partners of the Bangalore Pet Show since 2014, are promoting health awareness in the field of Cardio Diabetology, by organising a comprehensive health check up for visitors to the show this year. BMI, Blood glucose testing, Cardiac risk profiling, ECG, Lung function test, Lipid profile, HBA1c testing are some of the tests that shall be conducted free of cost to the first 100 visitors to the Brookefield Hospital stall,” said Dr. T.J Pradeep Kumar, Medical Director, Brookefield Hospital


Enquiries to register pets for the show and to rent stalls contact info@bangalorepetshow.com or call 8197979595, 9743055222.

Entry Tickets are reasonably priced at Rs 150/- per person, with free parking and are available at venues mentioned in our website www.bangalorepetshow.com & through Bookmyshow.com or call 8197979595, 9743055222.