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I have been hearing a lot of buzz about the Rotary Four Way Test lately. I have been reading a lot about it and listening to speakers talking about it as well. One question really popped up in my mind – Is this simple Rotary Four Way Test really relevant today?

I have been hearing a lot of buzz about the Rotary Four Way Test lately. I have been reading a lot about it and listening to speakers talking about it as well. One question really popped up in my mind – Is this simple Rotary Four Way Test really relevant today?

Well, to find an answer, I spoke to our President Rtn.Ramkumarr Seshu – who passionately practices and advocates the Rotary Four Way Test day-in and day-out.

Before I spoke to him, I did some homework about this test. It was penned by Herbert J Taylor, an American businessman who had huge problems running his aluminum product distribution business during the early 1930s. One day, he sat down, introspected and penned this simple test and put each and every aspect of running his business under this test and took decisions that adhered to this test. The result was – a miraculous turnaround of his business!

Later, in 1940, during his tenure as Rotary International Director, this test was adopted by Rotary International as one of the guiding principles of all Rotarians worldwide.

Looking at this simple test of 1930s, I became a little curious as to how its adherence can make businesses profitable in today’s era. So, Ram and I discussed point by point about this test and its relevance in today’s era. Here is a gist of what Ram had to say.

A Night of Generosity & Cricket Magic!

Sunil Gavaskar, the legendary cricketer, graced the Rotary Club of Bangalore’s fundraiser with Heart to Heart Foundation, amplifying the spirit of philanthropy for pediatric heart surgeries. With a commitment to making a difference in children’s lives, the event was a monumental success! Rotarians Ram Seshu, Ranga Rao, and Pradeep Rao orchestrated the evening, setting the
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Installation of the 55th President of Rotaract Club of Bangalore

Felicitation of DGN Rtn. Dr. Elizabeth, President Rtn. Nalini, Secretary Rtn. Raghunath and YSD Rtn. Solomon at the Installation of the 55th President of Rotaract Club of Bangalore – Rtr. Pujashree Kalyanshetty.

Onam celebrations at RCB

Van Donated to Solidarity Foundation

Trinetra Vision Is A State Of Mind

On Aug 6th, Rotary Club of Bangalore along with other Rotary clubs of District 3192 and samarthanam trust for disabled participated in Trinetra, vision is a state of the mind, for the visually challenged. This was an exhibition cricket match for the Blind Indian Cricket team. Rotary clubs in the district supported Team India (blind
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The 10th Installation of the President and Office Bearers of Rotaract Club of Swarna Bengaluru was held on Sunday, July 16th 2023 at Rotary Bangalore Udyog. It was a grand ceremony which was very well organized and attended. Rtn. Solomon Paramel, Youth Service Director, Rotary Club Of Bangalore and Rtn. Meera Bai Shankar, Club Advisor
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Rotary launched a new program ‘Bridge to the Future’

Rotary Club of Bangalore celebrated ‘Charter night’. On this day, we launched a new program ‘Bridge to the Future’ which is a new initiative that brings together the Past, Present, and Future on one platform. A program that fosters mentorship, exchange of ideas, discussions on the way forward for the club for the next decade.
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Rotary Maarga Suicide Prevention Helpline

9900035245 is the suicide helpline number released at Installation function of @rotarycityplatinum board members. This is a joint project between Rotary Club of Bangalore and Rotary Platinum City where Rotary Platinum City is the lead club.

FORUMS – a game changer for Entrepreneursa Joint Meeting with Rotary Bangalore Midtown& Rotary Bengaluru Manyata

On 8th of May, Mr Jimmy Mistry, who is a social entrepreneur, designer and hotelier was our special guest for the evening-who gave a talk on ‘Forums-a game changer for entrepreneurs’. Mr Mistry spoke candidly about his humble background and his life journey and how after facing many obstacles-he founded the world’s first business platform-The
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On 27th March, Rotary House of Friendship was decorated to welcome Rotarians and guests who were dressed traditionally. All were welcomed with Bevu Bella, colourful bangles and bindies for the ladies. Flowers adorned the stage and hall.President Sanjay and Secretary Dinesh on the dias were looking dapper in their dhoti and shirt. At the meeting
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Open House

When everything is hunky dorey and heading towards a desired path, one tends to feel everything is perfect … But is it … ?? When you have a Centennial Celebration coming your way in just about a decade, what is it that a club of 88 years is required to do to make it grand
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The Youth Service committee conducted “Rotary Premier League 2023” an annual event consisting of multiple sports, such as Table Tennis, Badminton, Tennis, Snooker, Golf, Chess, Bridge, and Scrabble. Teams participating in this year’s edition were, Vineetha’s Panthers, Omana’s Tigers, Sangamitra’s Sharks, Pooja’s Hawks. A total participation of 54 members for all the sporting events held
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Club Service Plans – 2022-23 – Rtn. Nalini Nanjundayya

New Activities:

Mid-Year Review – Club Information: Secretary’s Report – Rtn. M C Dinesh

Charter No.: 3323 & Date: July 12th,1934President – Rtn.Sanjay UdaniSecretary – Rtn. M C DineshClub website:www.rcb1934.inMembers: 332 I Male: 265 I Female : 67New members Inducted: 27 CLUB ADMINISTRATION • Completed installation ceremony on 3rd July, 2022• Completed 23 weekly meetings• Rotator, 23 issues released.• Paid Rotary International & District subscriptions.• Proper maintenance of all
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RCB Charter Night 2022

RC Bangalore is the oldest Club in Bengaluru and one of the earliest and among the largest in the country. On our Charter Night, we prepared a short film that spoke about our establishment, our history, and a few early projects. Here’s the link to the short film that was shown at Charter Night 2022
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Rotary Bangalore Vidyalaya

Rotary Club of Bangalore has always given importance to education and learning. Rotary Bangalore Vidyalaya is one of the flagship projects of RCB where hundreds of children are provided education, mid day meal, books and uniforms. This year the school is introducing English medium education. In order to present a neat and clean and welcoming
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SAMHITA: ICGF-Club Service

Rotary District 3190 organised its first ICGF – Club Service of 2021, “SAMHITA” on January 2, at Bangalore Palace Ground. The event was managed by Rotary Club Peenya and Rotary Bangalore Central. 850-900 people participated from various clubs. District Gov. Rtn B.L. Nagendra Prasad gave the opening speech, welcoming all the speakers and fellow Rotarians.
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Gift A Tab: Bringing the Digital Age to RBV Students

On December 29, in a crisp and well-conducted event, RCB distributed Tabs with Pre-loaded subjects to 45 Students of Classes 9 and 10 of Rotary Bangalore Vidyalaya. The Chief Guest of the event was Shri Anbukkumar, IAS, Commissioner for Public Instruction, GOK. The Guests of Honour were: Shri. Prakash, Block Education Officer Bangalore South, Shri.
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Speaker Event – Being Heart Healthy Dr. Ranjan Shetty

 On Monday,September 9 the Chief Guest,Dr Ranjan Shetty addressed the members on ‘Being Heart Healthy’. He is HOD & Consultant – Department of Cardiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore. He is an expert in Coronary, Congenital Structural & Peripheral intervention and has performed more than 3000 angioplasties – very complex coronary and non-coronary interventions,
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Run for Rotary Koti-Nati & Green Energy 8th September 2019

Pride Run was held on Sunday 8th September 2019 at Bangalore, sponsored    by  four Rotary Clubs and Rotary District 3190. It was a run  in aid of  Rotary Koti – Nati and Green Energy.. Rotarians Ronald D’souza , MC Dinesh,  Amit Bahirat ,  Rotaractor Krishna Arjun, and Rtn Ronald’s son  Rahul participated in the pride
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Speaker Event – Knowledge Transfers from Ancient India

The Guest Speaker on Monday, 26th August, Dr. Raj Vedam provided an overview of how Indian history is distorted due to several malefic forces such as colonial Indologists who imposed a young chronology on India; Eurocentric scholars who sought a homeland for the “Aryans” in Central Asia, leading to the nefarious “Aryan Invasion/Migration Theory”; liberal
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Panel Discussion Water Security – Conservation and Rejuvenation

On Aug 19th we had a panel discussion on this very important topic by three experts moderated ably by our PP Rtn. K. Vijayakumar, a pioneer in hydroponics and organic farming. Scientist A R Shivakumar  highlighted that Bangalore has the luxury of plenty of rain and so the problem is not shortage but proper water
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73rd Independance Day Celebrations at RCB

INDEPENDENCE AND INTERDEPENDENCE HARMONIZE TO BLEND UNITY IN DIVERSITY. IN SPITE OF DIVERSE GEOGRAPHIES, RELIGIONS AND CULTURES, WE STAY UNITED. On the 73rd Independence Day, as we pay homage to the Freedom Fighters and pledge to walk on the path envisioned by the Visionary Nationalists, let us reiterate that all virtues begin at home. With
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Speaker Narendar Pani – An economist weighs the options

Who would have realized that an analogy about potato chips could reflect the factors affecting the economy of the country? Yes, such examples were precisely what Dr. Narender Pani, a renowned economist and journalist used to explain India’s economic situation in his talk on “5.5 trillion economy in 3 years…is India ready?” at RHF on
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Improv Show – The Adamant Eves

A weekly Monday rendezvous of the members of the Rotary Club of Bangalore was embellished with 40 minutes of high energy Improv entertainment. Improv short for Improvisation is a theatrical art form where everything is improvised or made up moment by moment. The audience played a participatory role by giving suggestions to the performers that
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Geeta Ramanujam – Revival of the Art of Storytelling

Storytelling has been the most erudite form of communication from the time when reading and writing were not prevalent and a system of academia was unknown…bards who sang of the prowess of Kings by relating the stories to the common man to the stylish operas and closer to home the yakshagana and other dance forms
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Elahe Hiptoola — the Multifaceted Personality

Elahe Hiptoola  was our first guest speaker for the Rotary year 2019-20 and spoke  at the RHF on 15th July. A lawyer by profession and a film director/ producer, currently with more than 15 well acclaimed movies to her credit, she has dabbled with fashion designing and runs a popular store “elahe” in Hyderabad. She was
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What struck everyone who walked into the hall was the beautiful decoration…classy and elegant. Vibrant pink, gold and white flowers and decor and gold stars hanging from the ceiling were seen everywhere making Rotary House of Friendship look ethereal, radiant and glittering. Our own member Kalpana had worked her magic! Rotarians, Inner Wheel members and
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Installation RCB 2019-20

New Team takes over for 2019-20 at an elegant function. The 85th year of Rotary Club of Bangalore began with a scintillating evening at Taj, MG Road. The beautiful venue, adorned with ginger lilies and marigolds, set a festive ambience for the start of the Rotary year 2019-20 and was overflowing with Rotarians, Anns and
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President’s Note 2019-20

Dear Friends, Thank you everyone for being part of the 85th Installation Ceremony of the Rotary Club of Bangalore. It was truly a humbling experience that our invitation was honoured by so many well-wishers and friends. The next daunting task is to meet the expectations that people have of this Club in the current year
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Platinum Jubilee Celebrations – Rotary Club of Mysore

The Rotary Club of Mysore was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bangalore in 1944 and their Platinum Jubilee was  celebrated on the 5th of July 2019 at Mysore.  Past Rotary International President, Kalyan Banerjee was the Chief Guest for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. PDG SS. Ramdas was a guest at this event and he
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Speaker – Mala

Cookout Night

RCB’s Smackalicious AAHAROTSAV– La’ Internationale Cuisine themed Cook-Out Night RCB’s annual Cook-Out Night this year was really an “Utsav” celebrating international cuisine with huge participation displaying the in-house culinary expertise. The D (delicious) day arrived on March 25th. The members were treated to an exceptional array of food categorised into Soup, Salads, Appetizers, Main Course
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Speaker – Vanitha Bali (3 Photos)

Speaker – Yeshasvini

Fellowship – Christmas

Speaker – Nisha Millet – Utpulta

Counsels Night- Counsel Generals of Israel and France (2 Photos)

Speaker – Anurag Behar

Kannada Rajyotsava (2 Photos)

Speaker – Raj Vedam

Namooru Panel Discussion

Speaker Event – Joint Meeting

TWO DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS ENTHRALL RCB This week RCB had two wonderful and accomplished speakers enlighten us on the great work they are doing for society. They were Dr. Latha Jagannathan,  of Rotary TTK Blood Bank and famous theatre personality Mr. Prakash Belawadi. Dr. Latha Jagannathan is the  managing trustee and medical director of BMST since the
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