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Friday 22 May 2009 will be remembered by the Tamil Diaspora community as the day when all non-Buddhist Sinhalese lost all their rights to live as equal citizens in Sri Lanka.

The day of mourning is worldwide, with Tamils in all parts of the world mourning the loss of life, land and dignity of the Tamils in the island of Sri Lanka.

Kindly support this Cause.
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UPDATED SCHEDULE for World Heritage Day – Saturday, 18th April
To celebrate World Heritage Day, (UNESCO Day for Monuments and Sites ) we’ve lined up some events and activities that connect you to the city’s diverse and layered heritage.

7am to 9am – Bandstands at Lalbagh and Cubbon Park – A photo exhibition that captures some images of our city through the eyes of the Bangalore Weekend Shoots (BWS) photographers.

8.30 am to 11am – INTACH Parichay, walk in Kannada led by eminent historian Dr SK Aruni through the Fort precinct.
Start point: Tipu Summer Palace at 8.30am
Register ahead with Meera – 99860 23014.

10.30 am until 7.30pm – Bengaluru Fort – The photo exhibit moves to this historic site.

3 pm to 5pm – Bangalore City Project (BCP) Heritage Hunt at Gavipuram, Malleswaram and Whitefield. For more details, contact Krupa – 99721 14110

5.30 pm to 7.30pm – Bengaluru Fort – A cultural evening hosted by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI ) and INTACH, Bangalore. The event begins with a talk by Mr Vikram Sampath, author of Splendours of Royal Mysore followed by a programme of light music by Mr Vijay Havanur and the release of a set of heritage postcards created for INTACH Bangalore by BWS.

For Passes to the event, contact Pankaj – 93421 35215

A heritage quiz runs through the day on Radio One. Winners – decided by the radio channel – take home specially designed city souvenirs.

NOTE: The events are organized and supported by The Archaeological Survey of India ( ASI); Department of Kannada and Culture, Govt of Karnataka; Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP); Bangalore Weekend Shoots; Bangalore City Project; Max Mueller Bhavan; UDBHAVA Forum; ABIDe and the Bangalore Chapter of INTACH.

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I was just wondering wat i did the whole day on a Sunday, when Mercy asked me “Enna Panreenga (wat r u doing?)” last evening.

Here is the list of things i did the whole day 12.00am to 11.59pm (on a chronological order).
12.00am: Sleeping
04.14am: Got up well ahead of alarm, to get ready for TAAN SAINTS shoot.
04.17am: Got a message from Adarsh that Swastika is not well (members of TAAN Saints)
04.20am: Sent a message to Adarsh asking him update about swastika’s health.
04.35am: Deepika Called me and decided to Cancel the Shoot.
05.15am: Logged in flickr.com/ gmail.com / reading Sivakamiyin Sabadham.
05.45am: Deepika confirm the Reiki shoot.
06.25am: I’m Ready to leave.. dint take bath.
06.40am: It was drizzling outside and reached Townhall, waiting for deepika.
06.55am: Met Deepika and decided to shoot in the underpass near city market.
07.05am: Shot few frames.. alone.. with people… Thanks to a security who offered Yesterday’s paper to use as a rough sheet. One of the frames from the underpass shoot.

07.25am: Finished Shoot and just came out of Subway. Saw Apsara movie theater and motivated ourselves to enter inside the theater.
07.30am: Got into the theater with permission (in fractions of min) and it was an awesome experience shooting just the theatre.. empty Red Theatre Seats.. with a great model in Black (deepika). Thank you DEEPS for this Opportunity. As you said.. “WE JUST FORM A GOOD TEAM”.
07.47am: Raghu called me.. and learnt, he is in town and not in Kancheepuram.
08.05am: Back in the car. Heading to Townhall for the next round of shoot.
08.40am: Some sits.. walks.. reflections.. architecture.. all DONE.
08.45am: Kamat Restaurant for Breakfast. Gulped a Masaladosa, Vaangi Baath and a hot coffee.
09.15am: Back in Car. Copied some frames to deepika’s HDD. Light Roomed a frame. Motivated Deep to use Light Room.
10.31am: Got a call from Pratap/Adarsh(conference). Discussed an idea to shoot on any weekday after Monday, on the way beck Home.
10.42: Dropped a cheque at an ICICI ATM on the way back home.
11.00am: Back at Home. Checking some mails / flickr / wordpress.
11.32am: Switched on the Geyser, wanna have a shower.
11.48am: Missed a call from Aarthy R from Canada.
12.01pm: Got into the shower.
12.30pm: Back online… chatting with Yogesh. Called Mercy, when they were on the way to Commercials.
12.55pm: Deepika called, and gave her the numbers for Adobe Light Room. She was LIKING it.
01.20pm: Made some Maggi and had Lunch, sitting online.
01.25pm: Gayu, came home with Ebu. They were watching “Sathyam” Movie on DVD. Yes.. i did saw bits n pieces.
01.34pm: Neha called from Dhanbad and gave her contact details. Tried booking Train Tickets from Dhanbad to Howrah for 7th December, but in Vain.
02.00pm: Spent time with Sivagamiyin Sabadham.. slept for a while with the book.
02.11pm: Called up Jetlite and double checked the KOL-BLR Flight Status. Its as Scheduled.
02.25pm: Back on bed with Sivakamiyin Babadham.
03.30pm: Still Ebu and Gayu watching Satyam. Me too..
04.45pm: Sivakamiyin Sabadham.
04.55pm: Was listening to BBCTAMIL… understanding the Pooneryn attack between SL govt and LTTE.
05.59pm: Sivakamiyin Sabadham.
06.04pm: Kris called me when she was one her way to Java.
06.57pm: Sivakamiyin Sabadham.
07.07pm: Suraj, a new bee at BWS wanted to go to a dance bar.. gave him info about FUGA, on the Castle Street, after taking the info from Kris, my ex-colleague.
07.23pm: Mercy called up and had a chat with Mouli as well. He was leaving to Madras, last night.
08.10pm: Called Mercy, when we lost electricity at home and scolded Menaga for cursing me (?)
08.40pm: Met up with Muthu and went to Punjabi Dhaba for Dinner. Had some stuffed Paratha and Banana.
09.05pm: Slept.,. Grrrrr.
11.59pm: Grrrr… Grrrrr.

10 Points to summarise:
1. Wrote 6 messages, received 8 messages, on calls for close to 2 hours.
2. Traveled 30+ Kms on my bike.
3. Shot 150+ frames, mostly of Deepika’s in the Subway, Apsara Theatre and near TownHall.
4. Posted 1 picture in Flickr. Received 20+ Comments and 200 views.
5. Read 150+ pages of Sivakamiyin Sabadham Novel.
6. Ate 2 maggi noodles packets, a masala dosa, a vaangi bath, 2 stuffed paratha and 6 small Yelakki Banana.
7. Took hot shower once.
8. Logged in/out gmail/flickr/wordpress 6+ times.
9. Slept 8 + hrs in 24 hrs of Sunday.
10. Listened to BBC Tamil Radio for 29 minutes.

This post is just.. an opportunity for ME and for Others to understand my one day. Thanks all.


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