Popular Heritage Structures in Mumbai

Continuing from my last post on the Beaches in Mumbai, here I take you to some of the heritage structures in Mumbai. Mumbai was once a part of the Gujarat Sultanate in the 14th century, was ceded to the Portuguese in the 16th century. The Portuguese gave away Mumbai (Bombay) as dowry to King Charles II of
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India is heading towards an internet economy worth USD 200 billion by 2020, that will contribute 5 per cent of the GDP. – Report by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).   Digital India – A Transformational Initiative The Digital India initiative, envisioned by the Govt of India, aims
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By Somali K Chakrabarti Singapore, symbolized by the iconic Merlion is a place where cultures meet and flavours mix. The Little Red Dot on the world map, Singapore is the fusion of the old and new Asia, merged with influences from East and West. In this melting pot of different cultures, one finds gastronomic delights from
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By Bhudeb Chakrabarti Nagaland, well-known for its natural beauty and breath-taking pristine natural forests is also known for its warm and hospitable people. In December 1968, I was posted in Pfutsero in Kohima District of Nagaland, as Second-in-Command of a CRPF Battalion. The Battalion was deployed to aid the Government of Nagaland in maintaining Law and
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Neither by service nor fee Come I to mine estate — Mother of Cities to me, For I was born in her gate, Between the palms and the sea, Where the world-end steamers wait. ~Excerpt from To the City of Bombay, By Rudyard Kipling A home alike to the richest and the poor, Mumbai is
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You can be a victim of cancer, or a survivor of cancer. It’s a mindset. – Dave Pelzer A critical illness like cancer can completely disrupt anyone’s life. The patient has to deal with immense physical pain and emotional trauma, while the family has to incur huge medical expenses, at the same time keep the other
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