For the past six years whenever 20-year-old Saiesha Pillai had to make a difficult decision, she would write chits of various options and keep them it in front of a picture of Sri Sathya Sai Baba in her puja room. Unisha Lohade reports.
On Friday morning, Rutash Joshipura, 13, spread a handful of a mixture of cow urine, dung, jaggery, leaves and water mixture around a tree.
With 12,000 malaria cases and eight deaths in the past three months, citizens are spearheading campaigns to ensure their neighbourhood is malaria-free this monsoon. Unisha Lohade reports.
Noise mapping study could help Mumbai plan how to tackle noise pollution, Sumaira Abdulali, convenor of the Awaaz Foundation, told Unisha Lohade.
Over 37 years, the Vishwanathans changed many addresses — Wadala, Matunga, Santacruz (W), Santacruz (E) and Andheri. But about 10 years ago, when it came to deciding where they wanted to spend the rest of their lives, the couple chose the relatively quiet Panvel over bustling Mumbai. And they never regretted it.
On Tuesday afternoon, Saloni Parekh, 33, went to Crawford Market to buy fruits for her two children. But when the vendor quoted Rs 130 for a kilo of apples, she almost did a rethink.
For the past three years, Andrea George, 13, has participated in various nature conservation initiatives. Unisha Lohade reports.
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Last year, after learning about foreign cultures through art, language and cuisine, Yash Naik, 11, now associates the United Arab Emirates with Hummus and pita bread.
After a long night of fireworks, dancing and loud cheering, the World Cup victory celebration continued on Sunday with Mumbai determined to take the revelry to another level.
Saif Kadiwala and his friends were the only people at Cinemax, Versova, who were cheering for Sri Lanka. They got several not-so-pleasant stares from the rest in the packed theatre.
It would have been exceptionally dull Saturday afternoon for the staff of New Yorker restaurant on Mumbai’s famous Chowpatty beach had it not been for Congress general secretary, Rahul Gandhi.
Three months ago, Rajeev Mehta, 30, was at his lemon juice stall in Ghatkopar when a friend told him about a call centre that was employing physically challenged persons.
Jal Panthaky, 32, made an odd picture sitting astride his bicycle on Tuesday morning.
When Mohammed Shoeb Qureshi heard of the fire in Garib Nagar, a slum colony in Bandra (East) late in the evening on March 4, he called up his friend Asif Qureshi who lived there.
Neha Parab Kandalgaonkar was at work in a Bandra public relations agency on Friday when she heard the news about the earthquake in Japan from colleagues.
In the Nehru Nagar chawls in Lower Parel, the decision of the Supreme Court rejecting a plea seeking euthanasia for Aruna Shanbaug is still being discussed. This is where Shanta Nayak, the elder sister of Shanbaug, resides.
Trupti Belwade, 19, is no longer intimidated by the rowdy boys who line the street leading up to her Dharavi house. Till a few years ago, Trupti and her friends would never walk the streets of the slum alone.
Since the age of 11, Alifiya Biviji has enjoyed feeding birds in the garden near her house in Mazagaon. On Sunday, the 14-year-old animal lover, who already cares for two tortoises, hung a bird feeder outside her window hoping to do her bit to save the city’s disappearing sparrows.
Pravin Thakkar, 65, is no average film buff. For the last 49 years, the Parel resident has collected cinema hall tickets of 4,100 films.