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Sree Subhananda Ashram’s Anniversary held

By V.N. Gopalakrishnan The 20th anniversary function of Sree Subhananda Ashram, on the JVLR Road, Powai was held on May 1, 2017. Swami Salguna Sheelan presided over function and Adv. Padma Divakaran inaugurated. Shri.V.N.Gopalakrishnan,Journalist and Shri. Rajendran Padiyur spoke on the occasion. Representatives from the Ashrams of Ambernath and Saki Naka also addressed the gathering. […]

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Giants Group of Powai Metro

“Those to whom life has been kind should not accept this good fortune as a matter of course, but it’s one’s duty to think continually of those who have been denied this privilege.” With this one thought in mind, Giants International, India’s first International Service Organisation was formally launched by Shri. Nana Chudasama in Bombay […]

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Excellent video on Chhath Puja at Powai lake

Having cultural sensitivity is very important. When I first ventured into Durga puja I was completely taken aback by the non-vegetarian dishes being served near the Pandal. But now I love every time there is Durga puja pandal in Powai. Chhath Puja is something I don’t know more about, but as per Wikipedia it’s an […]

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Chinmaya Pradeep – The first-of-its-kind Outdoor Vedantic Vision Park in Powai

You are about to experience an incredible journey – one that would give a sense of peacefulness, calm and tranquility along with therapeutic benefits for the soul in you. Away from the hustle of Adi Sankaracharya Marg in Powai, is the path that leads to Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, the worldwide headquarters of Chinmaya Mission. It’s an […]

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Video of Chhath Puja 2016 at Powai Lake

Every year Chhath Puja is celebrated at Powai Lake. Lot of people from the South are not aware of this festival. Here is a video of the celebration at Powai Lake. Chhath is a Hindu festival celebrated each year by the people very eagerly. This is very antique festival of the Hindu religion dedicated to […]

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PBWA – Durgostsav 2016

    The Powai Bengali Welfare Association’s Durga Puja pandal is one of the largest pandal in Mumbai attracting over 10 lakh visitors each year. This year the association has come up with an innovative theme replicating Vivekananda Rock Memorial of Kanyakumari spanning over 100 feet high. The pandal will see R D Burman’s original […]

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Neev, The Foundation on 25th June, 2016 organized Red Ribbon Campaign, a Walk Against Drugs

Neev, The Foundation on 25th June, 2016 organized Red Ribbon Campaign, a Walk Against Drugs from Hiranandani Gardens to Heritage Gardens. With street playbyNukkad Manch and awareness seminar by Kulbhusan Singh, Intelligence officer at Narcotics Control Bureau and PSI Sanav from Anti-Narcotics Cell Ghatkopar, the Founder and President of the foundation Kamalpreet Kaur initiated it […]

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New family rides in Hakone Powai are here!

Mini Jets, Pirate Ship, Hippo Cycle, Frog Jump, Astro spin and the thrilling Boating with Paddle and Battery powered Aqua pads. There are musical rides exclusively for children below two years; there are boats for the older children. The Bumper (Dashing) cars are for all age groups. The new Replenished Entertainment Center (FEC) at Hakone […]

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Helping those who help us! – Sukrta Foundation.

Sukrta Foundation is a Raheja Vihar, Powai, Mumbai based NGO. Their mission is to support educational, medical and other needs of underprivileged section of the society and to motivate people to do good. Currently they are sponsoring a free medical clinic in Anoushka Clinic, Crystal Centre, Raheja Vihar, on every Thursday from 2:30Pm to 4:30pm. […]

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Spandan Foundation celebrates Bengali New Year.

15th April 2015 heralded the beginning of the new year in the Bengali calendar. The year 1422. Bengalis around the world celebrate this day as ‘Poila Boishakh’, greeting one another with “Shubho Naba Borsho”, the Bengali version of “Happy New Year”. Spandan Foundation, with its strong community of members, celebrated the advent of the New […]

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The Vivero Powai Christmas Fete

To mark the beginning of the festive season and celebrate the spirit of Christmas, Vivero Powai organized a grand Christmas Fete. Parents and children came in hordes to try their hand at different activities, gorge on the yummy food and play fun games. The toy train and the bouncee castle were flocked by children, while […]

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Residents of Panch Smruti celebrate Christmas.

Residents of Panch Smruti welcomed Santa Claus in their complex with great enthusiasm Santa distributed distribute Sweets, Chocolates and specially Gifts for the kids. The evening was fun and joy..Children even performed to show their talents. They sang, dance, recite poems etc and entertained the crowd. Santa Claus wishes good luck and health to everyone […]

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VIDYA – Integrated Development for Youth and Adults’ students score a hat trick in 100% results

A 100% pass percentage for the third consecutive year – and the topper scoring 89.2% This hat trick is a great achievement for VIDYA – Integrated Development for Youth and Adults, the dedication and sincerity of the VIDYA teams – the reason for its success. The name VIDYA has grown to be synonymous with stories […]

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Mayor of Mumbai launches Powai Author Elsie Gabriel’s environment education book Get Out Get Going Outdoors!

By Tanya Satish  It is the right season to simply get outdoors and discover biodiversity says Elsie Gabriel founder of Young Environmentalists NGO of Powai, who is a photographer, scuba diver, excellent cook, world travel writer and blogger, artist, environmentalist and now author. Elsie has authored an innovative book called Get Out Get Going Outdoors! […]

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Game fishing a Catla at Powai Lake, video uploaded by Faqhrul Hasan Husaini.

Catla catla (syn. Cyprinus catla; Gibelion catla), also known as Indian carp, is the only member of the genus Catla, of the carp family Cyprinidae. It is a fish with a large protruding lower jaw. It is commonly found in rivers and lakes in northern India, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Pakistan. In India it is commonly known as the Bhakur. In Assam it is known as Bhakua or Bahu or Dhekera. It reaches a […]

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Nisha Harale actress and model at Hiranandani Ganesh Mandal with Addi and Ravi Singh at Powai presenting eco Ganesha to the mandal.

Actress and model Nisha Harale creates Eco Ganesha with Elsie Gabriel,Young Environmentalists & presents to Hiranandani Tejwashwini Ganesh Mandal.

By Elsie Gabriel Nisha is also known to be a strong green activists and propagates that as far as possible make your own idol and help sustain planet earth. says Nisha during her visit to the Young Environmentalists to make her own Ganesha idol, Later in the afternoon, Nisha presented the eco friendly Ganesha idol […]

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Kidzania is now open in Rcity Mall, Ghatkopar.

International indoor theme park chain KidZania’s Mumbai outpost resembles the sets of Flipkart’s kids-as-adults Freaky Friday-themed TV commercials. Everyone knows miniature parks and attractions have long been popular. To date, Disney’s most iconic attraction has been “it’s a small world”—launched as a “salute to Unicef and all the  world’s children”, the 15-minute boat ride underwent a […]

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