By Kasturi Borkotoki It’s been two days since I watched Violinist Sunita Bhuyan perform on Stage in the Mumbai Book Fair in Powai, but the feeling of exhilaration is still there! Power and passion are the two words that can perhaps only remotely do justice to Sunita’s performance as she romanced the violin, taking the [...]
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By Anuradha W. Ramachandran At my age, I don’t get invited to many exciting events. Being a mother of two boys is a nonstop roller-coaster ride, some would say! While I love my kids, I need to maintain my sanity and repair my frayed nerves. I do that by seeking succour at parties with friends or [...]
Powai was witness to yet another first last evening – a Wine tasting session ! As a part of their tenth anniversary celebrations,
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, [...]
Is Nahar Amrit Shakti Housing Powai become Mumbai’s Hotel California? I received a interesting email in my inbox, this article seems well researched and poignant. I feel the writer has made some interesting and valid points with proofs also and it deserves to be heard. Copy pasting the same below. Welcome to the Hotel [...]
Another first for Powai – Theatre !!! Out Of The Blue couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate day or time – 5 pm on a Sunday evening, when people are generally done with socializing & eating out , a time to recharge your batteries for another week of hard work. Luckily, I had no plans [...]
Well this is a small list of Hot Spots that I discovered during my days in Hiranandani…First things first, this is not a food review article, hence please don’t take my word for any restaurant or food item as final unless you’ve tasted it yourself and have the same sentiments. As you all know that [...]
Powai played host to it’s first ever stand up comedy on16TH SEPTEMBER, 2011, thanks to the newly opened restaurant, Out of the Blue. It felt quite strange to dress up & walk down the road in my stilettos ( an accessory i usually reserve for the more sophisticated clubs outside Powai) to Haiko but then [...]
Off Art? KFC – Oil on Canvas Board 30 x 40 cms Output of an early sunday morning exercise. KFC Hiranandani, Powai. Done on the spot. I painted from the opposite street, and luckily found a ready made easel for me , in the form of an ornate pillar, so much a part of the Grecian [...]
Sometimes, the battle against corruption begins at our doorstep. Corruption is not confined to the government; abuse of authority is rampant even in civil society bodies such as cooperative housing societies. Accountability, transparency and fair play is often missing in Lions and Rotary Clubs, cricket and badminton clubs, chambers of commerce, trade associations, NGOs, cooperative [...]
Since last six years we are residing in Mumbai. Our first destination was Powai, Mumbai. Since then we have been living here in Powai. My wife is persuading me for quite some time for a suitable flat for ourselves here in Mumbai but in line with my capacity the flats are available in the places [...]
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 [...]
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 the nature/ god which are around us.
Article by Sir Ignoramus.
I read a hilarious news piece and it would be injustice if I did not put it here.
A crocodile carcass has been floating in the Powai Lake for more than three days, allegedly because municipal and forest authorities expected each other to remove it.
They described it at as a leafy and peaceful suburb, far from the madding crowd. It went by the name of Powai, back then, known only for its eponymous lake and as the location of the prestigious IIT Powai. It was the place SOBO schools took their kids for their annual picnic. It was a [...]
Restoring Serenity-on powai lake an article by Aruna Thosar – Dixit, PRO, IIT Bombay (1986-2007)wrote for IIT’s mag Raintree. The Powai Lake was integral to the life of every campus resident; like a leitmotiv surfacing again and again. Toddlers playing on the green slopes of the guest house lawn while mothers or grand parents or [...]