Mumbai, Nov 18: After a long wait of nine years, the first metro line in Navi Mumbai finally became operative yesterday. With chief minister Eknath Shinde having taken the decision, the first service on Line 1 was flagged off at 3 pm, jointly by vice-chairman and managing director of City
Mumbai, 11 Oct: In a way, Mangroves represent the spirit of Mumbai – they are plucky survivors. Each day, millions of citizens in Mumbai pass these hardy plants along the coast, imagining they are little more than dirty, muddy weeds growing pointlessly along the shoreline. Nor can they be blamed.
Thane, Sept 12: As people gear up for the final preparation of Ganesh Chaturthi, the demand for more eco-friendly options, which have been consistent for years, has now grown. Five pandals were contacted for this story and each one said the same thing. The eco-friendly idols account for anything between
Mumbai, Sep 10: With the increase in efforts to match the magnificent festival celebrations of Mumbai city, people living in rural Maharashtra are now worried that they will lose the cultural traits of their own Ganpati Mahotsav. For the past few years, there has been an increase in the initiative
Mumbai, Sept 12: Ganesh Chaturthi is arguably the biggest festival celebrated in Maharashtra. The month of September cultivates joy, excitement, and extraordinary devotion in the hearts of millions. Ganesh pandals spring up all over Mumbai city, from the more pompous of locations to its humbler suburbs. Each pandal holds a
Mumbai, Aug 12: The newly revamped August Kranti Maidan, inaugurated by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on the 81st Anniversary of the Quit India Movement last Wednesday, has an odd feel to it. The supposed crown jewel of the Maidan, the memorial to the martyrs, lies in the far right-hand corner
Mumbai, Aug 8, 2023: Crowds were thin on the ground at Mannat—home of legendary Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan—on Monday morning. However, this is the norm rather than the exception, apart from the occasion of Eid or his birthday, according to a security guard, who refused to mention his name. A
By Team B (PG Journalism) Mumbai, August 08, 2023: Security at Galaxy, Salman’s residence has been strengthened since March and his fans are feeling the heat. How does one know? First, there are far fewer fans in attendance than used to be considered normal. Second, people in the area, even