DPC Residents Object To BMC Ramp-up Plan

Few community members from Mumbai’s Dadar Parsi Colony (DPC) have taken objection to BMC’s plans looking to improve the walkability quotient of the area, through interventions like standardized street furniture, universal accessibility with at-grade crossings, ramps and median refuge. Last month, the BMC had begun construction work, digging up the footpaths in Dadar East – […]

Dinyar Patel – Author Of ‘Naoroji: Pioneer Of Indian Nationalism’ – Awarded NIF Book Prize

Mumbai-based author Dinyar Patel was awarded the prestigious ‘Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2021’ in December 2021, for his book, ‘Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism’. Published by Harvard University Press, this book is an excellent biography of Dadabhai Naoroji, the nineteenth-century activist, who founded the Indian National Congress, and made history as the first British […]

Worli Crematorium To Be Redeveloped And Modernised

Mumbai’s Mata Ramabai Ambedkar crematorium, located at Worli, is currently being renovated into a series of eight covered pavilions, with latest equipment installed, including landscaped gardens, vast skylights, and in-built closed-circuit cameras that will be able to relay the funeral ceremony to friends and family, worldwide. Spanning nine acres, this world-class public crematorium will be open […]