The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) along with All India Cycle Manufacturers Association (AICMA) carried out a study on ‘Benefits of Cycling in India’. Their latest report makes an in-depth assessment of the economic, environment and social advantages and brings out the merits of increased cycling activity in India. Continue reading “INDIA CAN CYCLE IT’S WAY TO ECONOMIC SUCCESS – TERI”
It’s time to say goodbye to the motorized buses and hop on to India’s first ‘Bicycle Bus’ created by an Inventor from Pune city Mr. Milind Kulkarni.
A Physics graduate and with already one patent awarded to his name and another five filed for approval, Milind is successfully running his company ‘Novel Clues’ at Kothrud, Pune in Maharashtra. Continue reading “INDIA GETS IT’S FIRST BICYCLE BUS”
Space exploration has been an intense topic of scientific interest for decades now for betterment of mankind. Almost half a century after first manned mission to moon, the quest to conquer and colonize the universe has picked up scale and momentum. Scientists have consistently carried out extensive research trials to explore the possibility of survival in the other planets. Continue reading “WHY CYCLING IS EASIER THAN GOING TO MARS”
I was planning to test ride a public bike sharing system for quite some time as this concept is very new in India. Recently, i came across ‘Yulu’, a Bangalore based bike share tech start-up who have introduced a dockless bicycle rental system in Navi Mumbai (New Bombay). Continue reading “RIDING THE YULU BIKE”
Analysing ancient tools, ornaments and human remains from a prehistoric rock shelter called ‘Riparo Bombrini’ in Liguria on the Italian Riviera, archaeologists at the Universite De Montreal and the University of Genoa conclude a very precious and sustainable thought that…“THE KEY TO SURVIVAL IS COOPERATION” Continue reading “THE CYCLING WARRIORS”
An exhibition to commemorate 300 years of ST. Thomas Cathedral is organised at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya – CSMVS (Formerly called as Prince of Wales Museum). Marking the Tercentenary celebrations of ‘The Living Cathedral’, a month long exhibition digs into the archives of the cathedral and brings out the lesser know artefacts to the people. Continue reading “EXHIBITS OF ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL”
On a winter evening of December 2018, i visited a place called ‘Me Time Art Cafe’ located at Bandra.
My craving for a ‘Coffee’ in a chilling weather and the word ‘Art’ finely inscribed on the signboard were enticing reasons to get drawn inside the venue.
The cafe entrance was carrying a festive mood with Christmas decorations in optimal glory. The right wall of the cafe facade was full of life with plants displayed inside a variety of footwear. Continue reading “THE ART CAFE, BANDRA”
The island city of Mumbai (previously called as Bombay) has over hundred churches safeguarding the strong religious culture and history of our society. Some churches were raised during the Portuguese era between sixteenth and seventeenth century. And when the Britishers took over from the Portuguese in the later half of seventeenth century, a number of churches were commissioned during their rule. With an increasing english speaking population in the city, the need to have a place of worship was felt by the rulers. This lead to the commissioning of Saint Thomas Cathedral at Fort, Mumbai. Continue reading “ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL: 300 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS”
The last time i used a letter box was around 15 years ago. My father had asked me to drop an envelope inside a red colored postal box located close to our house.
In my childhood during eighties, i use to see a postman visiting our area almost daily. A postman’s job was to physically visit a place to deliver a letter, mail or a parcel. Practically a human carrier of messages. Dressed in a khaki pants and a Continue reading “THE LETTER BOX”
Camp Nou is the largest football stadium in Europe with a seating of 99,354. ‘Camp Nou’ used by the catalan people means ‘New Field’ in english. The home stadium of FC Barcelona club was inaugurated in 1957. Originally the stadium was named ‘Estadi del FC Barcelona’ but later changed to ‘Camp Nou’ through a fan poll. Unlike other stadiums, the Camp Nou is owned by a group of individuals who are responsible for the stadiums affair. Continue reading “CAMP NOU TOUR, BARCELONA”