The fourth edition of the WNC Navy Half Marathon, which was held in Mumbai on 17th November, 2019, saw a massive participation of over 15,000 partakers, including naval personnel and civilians. It was flagged off from Ballard Estate in South Mumbai. The very first WNC Navy Half Marathon took place in 2016 at BKC in […]
Mumbai-born and US-based, globally renowned cigar magnate, Kaizad Hansotia, has recently been in town to launch a duty-free outlet of his premium cigar brand – Gurkha Cigars. Born and raised in Colaba (South Mumbai), 52-year-old Kaizad Hansotia’s thriving business saw the entrepreneur first move to Hong Kong, followed by London, before he finally settled down […]
Shireen Mody, an artist, originally from South Mumbai, and an OCI card holder, who settled in Goa thirty years ago, died on 6th October, 2019, following an assault, allegedly, by her gardener, Praphul Jana, at her bungalow-cum-studio, ‘Saffron Wiehl’, according to the police. The 65-year-old attacker from Assam, Jana, was living at Mody’s home since […]
Lohar Chawl Lohar Chawl, in South Mumbai, is known for selling electrical goods. The market is dominated by Marwari and Bori business owners since the early 90’s and is considered to be the largest market for electrical goods in Mumbai, offering a variety of Indian and imported products. The Juma Masjid, a landmark in Lohar […]
The ongoing Metro III (Colaba- Bandra- SEEPZ) work at DN Road in South Mumbai faced yet another backlash from the heritage structures officials who received complaints from one of the city’s oldest libraries, JN Petit Library. The Mumbai Heritage Conversation Committee has confirmed receiving a complaint from the library against Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited […]
On 12th January, 2017, Rtn. C H Kapadia, Consul General of Madagascar in India, honored 23 differently abled persons from the National Society for Equal Opportunities For The Handicapped, in a meeting of Rotary Club of South Mumbai, of which two recipients were presented equipment made by Residents’ Funds, which were donated by Kapadia.