The mood at the Visarjan Ghat today is palpitating, throbbing with energy,devotion and faith. The volunteers and the police are working hand to hand is cordoning and ensuring that the traffic movement and the visarjan procession moves as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Here I catch up with Suman Basu for a short interview to […]
Here are some pictures of Dahi-Handi festival
Here is a short interview with volunteers of the NGO “Ranphul”. They deliver in mumbai, and even come to your house to custom design “rangoli” and decorations. To order eco ganesha’s , contact this NGO called “Ranphulll” means “Wild flower. It provides employment and sustenance to women. email is email@example.com Tel: 9967154267 Name Sujata Chouwdhary.
With just a month and a half away from the city’s most celebrated Ganesha festival, the NGO Young Environmentalists Programme trust is taking no chances in leaving any stones
Gurudwara Punjabi Sabha Powai is newly built Gurudwara in the posh township of Powai.
One of the most beautiful places in Powai, which is not well know to the general public is the ancient Padmavati temple inside IIT Powai. This particular day I woke up early and decided to prowl inside the IIT campus. At 5.30 am in the morning, the guards were too sleepy to ask me to […]
Go-karting enthusiasts and fans can now enjoy racing on this brand new track. The timings are from 2.30 pm to 10.30 pm
Today January 25, Heritage Gardens at Hiranandani, Powai, threw opens its gates and play area to every kid, with or without special needs, to ensure that everyone gets their time in the sun.
A few days one of the resident here Mr. Vishal Mehra sent me a message saying ” Lots of heavy machinery gathered at the go-karting track
Oblivious to the surrounding serpentine traffic, anglers on Powai lake patiently bait game, and peace of mind.As Ali H Husaini, ace angler, paddles his boat down Powai lake you expect the boat to melt in the lead and mercury poisoned waters or a crocodile to jump up and drag him into its oxygen-depleted-depths. After all, […]
Earlier this month, Garib Nagar in Powai, where one of Mumbai smiles balwadis is located, witnessed a different kind of activity that was both entertaining and educational. Members of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan organised and performed a street play on the subject of education for residents of one of the slums in Garib Nagar. Using elements of […]
Introduction – The earth belongs to all living beings. The existence of animals is required for the smooth functioning of the entire eco system. Just like humans, animals feel pain, hunger and sorrow. Its time, we are all compassionate towards them. We at Animals Matter To Me (Mumbai) aim to save the animals from starvation and […]
Yesterday was Anando Mela at the Sarvjanin Durgotsav 2011
I had the privilege of interviewing the founders of MBA foundation Mr. C R Bala Subramanian & Meenakshi Subramanian. MBA Foundation Is A Non Profit Public Charitable Trust, started in January 2002 By a Group Of Parents Of 7 Disabled Girls, To Answer Their Traumatic Question “After Us , What ?
Here are is a brief video, where I talk to the Shree Ayappa Temple management, they talk about mythology behind Onam and also how Shree Ayappa Temple came in to being at Powai .
The pictures are coming late, as I couldn’t capture the dahi handi utsav at Hiranandani Gardens, as i was busy, but I found a Facebook friend had posted some good pictures.
Naga Panchami was celebrated with religious fervor at Panch Kutir’s Sri Mahashesha Rundamalini temple (Survarna Temple), located at Powai, on Sunday August 04 2011.
Mrs Chaitali Gupta is one of the pioneers in advocating the use of Eco-Ganpati made out of Clay, She has through her NGO Ankan, trained 100″s of underpriviledged woman skills which has made these woman self reliant. She held a workshop at Powai Lake where she taught us how to make a Eco-friendly Ganpati with clay […]
I am on a emailing list of an activitist by the name of Mr. Krishnaraj Rao, below I have copy pasted a email received from him today, I think its a good information to know. His email starts below… My colleague G R Vora is a civic activist of long standing. He has been interacting […]
Powai is proud of you,Priti! Believe it or not, 7500 red light area children have benefited from her compherhensive intervention , 1220 children removed from the red light area for long term residential care and development, 650 children at any time covered under Children Affected by AIDS/ Orphans and other Vulnerable Children project, 700 children covered at […]
Aarey Milk Colony is the last of remaining green patch of Mumbai City. Some youths along with some seniors have initiated a project and putting their best efforts to see that we dont lose this green cover. While the group has not been very succesful, they have tried, in mustering quite a bit of support, […]
Elsie Gabriel. Meet Jayalakshmi Krishnan of Powai, who has dedicated her life to cancer detection and welfare. If you ever need help in detection or treatment you can call the numbers 2857685 and 9821421993. Her smiling face has championed the crusade against cancer, almost single-handedly in the big city of Mumbai. She oversees the complete […]
Founded in 1998, The PRAJA Foundation is a non-partisan voluntary organization which empowers the citizen to participate in the governing process. With a view to provide knowledge, transparency, accountability and enlist people’s participation, PRAJA specifically aims to provide ways in which the citizen can get politically active and involved beyond the ballot box. Concerned about […]
ABOUT RADHEE RADHEE Disaster and Education Foundation is a registered nonprofit organization. It works for social cause in the field of Disaster Management, Health, Education and Environment. RADHEE is registered organization with Social Welfare Department of Government of Maharashtra. Mumbai have witnessed multiple disasters over the last decade – 26/11 terror attack, Mumbai floods, etc. to name a few. […]
The Powai Sindhi Association Celebrated Lohri at Norita grounds in Hiranandani Powai. There was free food coupons given out, the food was delicious Sindhi Style with Aloo tikki with Chana, Somosa Chat, Gulab Jamun, Dahi Vade and Coffee. Powai Sindhi as well non Sindhi’s turned out in large number. Lohri, is celebrated every year on […]
When you walk into the mobile crèche center here at Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, you know that the resounding ‘Namaste’ you get from almost fifty little kids with heartfelt greetings, is enough to pull your heart strings! It’s then you know deep inside that the kids are being taught etiquette and respect , and are not […]
By Elsie Gabriel “Chhath Puja”, the biggest festival of the Poorvanchali was celebrated on Friday with traditional enthusiasm and fervour as the devotees prepare to go to Powai lake to offer prayers to the setting sun in the evening. A main festival in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, Chhath denotes the number six and thus […]
A book club started by a few residents of Powai, who meet once a month over coffee to discuss and talk about a book and teleconference with authors were privileged enough to be invited by the author Amish Tripathi of the no.2 best selling book currently “The Immortals of Meluha” at crosswords mulund on 16th October. The Immortals Of […]
Noise pollution is one of the emerging threats to health in modern era. The ill effects of acute and chronic exposure to loud noise are well known to doctors and scientists but the ordinary citizen in India is largely ignorant about it.
Celebrity singer had a blast at the Hiranandani dandiya at Powai on the 13th of October. Just having returned from the CWG performance did not deter him from performing, and dancing and sending the crowds crazy with his “Chappa Chappa Chale” number!