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  • Passport application: Frequently asked questions

    Following are the list of frequently asked questions related to passport registration. If I have an urgency to go abroad, but my passport is damaged. Am I eligible to apply for tatkaal passport? If the damaged passport is identifiable by the passport number, readable name and the photo can be identified, then you are eligible...

  • Fort: Gold standard of Mumbai

    While South Bombay will always be associated with skyscrapers and millionaires, the Fort precinct mixes old world charm and new-age glitz commendably to earn the moniker of the ‘business hub of the city’. Extending from Carnac Bridge in the north to Apollo Bunder in the south, Fort is arguably the most happening place in SoBo...

  • Kharghar: Smart city in the making

    We cannot raise our kids in the city! Ross said it to Rachel and Monica and Chandler too, abode by the rule. Mumbai, the New York of India, will come across to many as claustrophobic. Kharghar, new, young and fresh inclusion to the city-scape, provides a wonderful option for those looking for a break from...

  • Santacruz: Time to take off

    Surrounded by Bandra, Juhu, Khar and Vile Parle, Santacruz, Mumbai (also spelled as Santa Cruz) literally means Holy Cross, in reference to the 150 year old cross on Chapel Lane in the Mother Teresas Missionaries of Charity Trust for Destitute Women compounds. Heres your quick guide to all you need to know about this bustling...

  • Malabar Hill: The buck stops here

    Its funny that money, Mumbai and Malabar Hill begin with the same letter: m. So does magnificent. Unarguably the poshest neighbourhood in Mumbai, Malabar Hill is home to the biggest names in Mumbai’s social circuit, not to mention the Chief Minister and Governor of Maharashtra. Located at the south-western end of the island city, Malabar...

  • Aarey Colony: The green mile

    Long before there was a white revolution in India, Mumbai got its dairy fix from the pasteurized pastures inside Aarey Colony. Nearly 70 years after it was established, Aarey, as it is fondly called, continues to be a green belt near the heart of the city which satiates the dairy cravings of Mumbaikars. But if...

  • Pali Hill: Bandra’s got goodies

    Located in the western most corner of the Queen of Suburbs, Pali Hill is one of the swankiest residential areas in Mumbai and has over the years gained a cult status. The area hosts the most happening restaurants and pubs in town and also has a plethora of entertainment options for the masses. So if...

  • Jawhar: Things are looking up here

    Not far from Mumbai lies a hill station named Jawhar that makes for an interesting case. What it lacks in altitude, Jawhar makes up for it with its quaint, bucolic vistas and quietly inviting ambience. The hill station, located in Maharashtras Palghar district, makes for a quick and cheap getaway for Mumbaikars and has grown...