SHANIWAR WADA – A GLORIOUS PALACE OF THE PESHWAS

SHANIWAR WADA – A GLORIOUS PALACE OF THE PESHWAS

History was not my subject of interest in school days, but I saw a batch of young school students lined-up inside the Shaniwar Wada Palace complex during my self-guided heritage walk at this nearly 300-year-old building that chronicles the glory of the Maratha Empire.

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HERITAGE WALK INSIDE THE BMC HEADQUARTERS

HERITAGE WALK INSIDE THE BMC HEADQUARTERS

The Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) Building aka the MCGM Headquarters is located in the Fort area of Mumbai, opposite to the CSMT railway station – which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Both these iconic landmarks were designed by the British architect Frederick William Stevens, who worked for the British colonial government in India.

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CONSIDER DRIVING AS ‘MEDITATION’, AND THE MONK INSIDE YOU WON’T HONK

CONSIDER DRIVING AS ‘MEDITATION’, AND THE MONK INSIDE YOU WON’T HONK

Errrrrrrrrrrr….. Smash! Escaped. After the day’s work, a mosquito buzzed next to my ear when I went to bed. I attacked the intruder with full force, missing the target in the dark, only to smash my face making cheeks red.

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AN EVENING IN BANDRA FORT

AN EVENING IN BANDRA FORT

My search for a title for this blog ended when I was listening to music and came across a classic Hindi film ‘An Evening in Paris’. Not that this movie was filmed at the Bandra Fort in Mumbai, but it somehow resonates well with the place, because a host of actors from the film fraternity have graced this historic site.

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THE CYCOLOGY OF A CYCLIST

THE CYCOLOGY OF A CYCLIST

26th January, the 72nd Republic Day of India turned out to be very disappointing this year. Protesters entered the Red Fort in New Delhi and forcibly hoisted flags of their group organizations. Public property was vandalized and clashes left hundreds of security officers injured.

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‘CAPE TO CAPE’ A CYCLING DOCUMENTARY

‘CAPE TO CAPE’ A CYCLING DOCUMENTARY

I first heard Jonas Deichmann, an ultra-cyclist and extreme adventurer speak at the ‘Digital World Bike’ virtual cycling conference held in 2020 during the global shutdown. And just few days ago, he posted an update on his facebook page ‘Jonas Deichmann Adventures’ about his appointment as the new brand ambassador for ‘meetyoo conferencing’, the same digital events company which had organised Digital World Bike. That’s a remarkable progress!

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SELFISH MEN AND WOMEN AT THE FISH MARKET

SELFISH MEN AND WOMEN AT THE FISH MARKET

“Is this a fish market? please maintain pin-drop silence”.

A familiar quote used by our teachers.

“Madam I was there at the fish market today, if you are reading this. However, I couldn’t maintain any silence because the market by itself was bustling with energy”.

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BERNIE SANDERS PROVIDES A FRESH PERSPECTIVE TO CYCLING MEMES

BERNIE SANDERS PROVIDES A FRESH PERSPECTIVE TO CYCLING MEMES

While there were plenty of takeaways at the newly elected President Joe Biden’s oath taking ceremony, the U.S. Senator of Vermont, Bernie Sanders became a hit amongst the meme makers.

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SELF-REGULATION, OWNERSHIP AND TEAMWORK CAN IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY

SELF-REGULATION, OWNERSHIP AND TEAMWORK CAN IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY

Together Everyone Achieves More.

Together Everyone Avoids More.

If we are discussing responsibility, then the first statement is our focus. The corporate mantra of teamwork and its advantages are familiar to most of us and we do bring-in to practice to a large extent in our work, business and even otherwise.

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