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Top 5 Parks in Powai

In what is a huge blessing for nature lovers, the parks in Powai are amongst the best parks in Mumbai. Each park has its unique appeal, which ensures that there is somewhere for everyone at all times of the day. This guide to the top 5 parks in Powai will help you find the perfect […]

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Photos of Ganesh Visarjan at Powai Lake

Yesterday was the first day of immersions for Ganpati idols this Ganesh Chaturthi. People who had kept the Lord in their homes for a day and a half flocked to Powai Lake to send him on his way. Here are some photos from the colourful, auspicious occasion.

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A Sunday Smile: Birds in Powai

Today Powai resident Retired Commander Sanjeev Saikia shares with us one of the simple pleasure of his life here in Powai — the birds who visit his house. He says: We all are so busy with our day to day life in Powai, that we hardly get any time to enjoy the small gifts of […]

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Real Estate in and Around Powai

Recently Powai.info received an email from a reader who’s concerned about the real estate situation in Powai, particularly the unavailability of property despite all the construction going on. He wonders whether there’s a need for an informational website to facilitate transparent real estate transactions. What are people’s opinions and experiences regarding real estate dealings in […]

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Powai Vihar Approach Road Brings Relief

Powai Vihar residents are set to get relief from traffic jams and potholes which had become an annual feature during monsoon. The said road will also improve connectivity between Chandivili and Hiranandani commuters, although officials said traffic congestion had increased on this stretch due to a spurt in vehicles, in the past couple of years.

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Tests Reveal Powai Lake Not Contaminated as Feared

Days after the rotting carcass of a crocodile was found and removed from Powai lake, lab tests have shown that the lake water is not contaminated as feared, BMC said on Monday. The water quality has shown a marked improvement, according to the test results, stated hydraulic department officials.

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Photos of Forest Park in Powai

The aptly named Forest Park, located off Forest Street in Hiranandani Gardens in Powai, is a park that feels more like being in the woods. There are walking tracks, and seats nestled randomly and cozily into the foliage. It really is hard to believe that the park is located in the middle of a developed […]

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Photos of Flowers in Powai

Retired Commander Sanjeev Saikia, who took these delightful photos of Powai Lake, has been kind enough to share with us some more stunning photos, this time of flowers in Powai. These flowers, with their intricate form and bold colours, are a real visual treat.

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Powai Lake Overflows at Last

There is some good news. According to officials from the civic hydraulic department, the Powai lake overflowed at 8.15 pm on Monday. While the lake does not supply drinking water to Mumbai, it caters to non-potable supplies to industrial units at Aarey Colony and Powai.

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Traffic Signals at JVLR Still Not Functional

After years of braving chaos at intersections at Powai’s JVLR, traffic signals have still not begun working and there is still no respite. Anil Balaram of Powai says, “Just when you turn into the Hiranandani Gardens from JVLR, the signals do not work leading to complete chaos.

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5 Places to Buy Great Gifts in Powai

After the perfect give for a friend or loved one? There’s no need to look far because there are plenty of shops in Powai that sell attractive gift items, such as toys, books, music, handicrafts, home furnishings, jewellerly, and other novelty items. Whether you’re buying something for a child, a friend, or a relative there […]

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Photos of Heritage Park in Powai

Heritage Garden is another spacious, well maintained park in Hiranandani Gardens, Powai. Although it’s not as large as Nirvana Park or Hiranandani Park, it still has plenty of room to walk, relax, or play. Step inside Heritage Garden and take a look in these photos.

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5 of the Best Indian Restaurants in Powai

Whether you feel like fine dining a la carte, or just a simple no-frills thali, Powai has some of the best Indian cuisine restaurants in Mumbai. Many of them serve buffets at lunch time too, so you can feast until you slumber (unless of course, you have to head back to the office). Here are […]

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Powai’s Roads a Mess Even Before the Monsoon

The road leading to the Powai’s Raheja Vihar through Panch Shristi and Chandivili bi-lanes, has become a nightmare for commuters due to potholes that have cropped up on the road. Though the concreting work has been completed, it has not been able to meet the month end deadline as new pot holes have cropped up.

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Photos of Hiranandani Garden Park Powai

True to its name, Hiranandani Gardens provides a number of parks and gardens for those seeking to relax amongst nature. Although this park isn’t as attractively landscaped as Nirvana Park, it’s still very well maintained and offers quite a few distinct benefits.

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5 Fun Things to Do in Powai

If you’re looking for something entertaining to do with your friends or family, fortunately there are plenty of options in Powai. In fact, people from other parts of Mumbai regularly come to Powai because of all the fun activities that are on offer. These activities are some of the best in the city, and include […]

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IIT Powai Campus Losing Green Cover: Study

The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) isn’t just a grooming ground for engineers, it’s also home to rich flora and fauna. The 566 acres of the Powai campus act as the city’s lungs and a carbon sink, but campus expansion has forced the institute authorities to trim the green cover a bit. This has also […]

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Powai Lake Beautification Costs Escalate

Brihanmumbai Corporation Officials had promised in a recent meeting that the work of beautification of the lake would be over by April 30. But the residents and civic activists from the area point out that it is going to be more than one month after their commitment but the work has not finished yet. The […]

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Powai Angling for Fishing Fame

In an ongoing effort to develop the scenic Powai Lake into the best angling location in the city, the Maharashtra State Angling Association (MSAA) is releasing lakhs of fingerlings in the lake this month. Their effort apart, this certainly indicates that the quality of water in the lake has vastly improved.

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