IF STATUES COULD SPEAK?

IF STATUES COULD SPEAK?

(Updated text and photographs) In this busy world, one hardly stops by around a statue. If so, the reason could be a passive need – to click a photograph, draw a sketch, meeting point, the visitor is an historian or someone from the maintenance department.

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AVON CYCLES ENTERS THE E-BIKE SEGMENT WITH ‘CYCLELEC’

AVON CYCLES ENTERS THE E-BIKE SEGMENT WITH ‘CYCLELEC’

Avon Cycles Ltd., one of India’s leading bicycle manufacturing company has launched its first-ever series of electric cycles, CYCLELEC with its first two models being CONNECT I and CONNECT II.

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INDIA’S LEADING PUBLIC BICYCLE-SHARING SERVICE MYBYK FORAYS INTO KOCHI

INDIA’S LEADING PUBLIC BICYCLE-SHARING SERVICE MYBYK FORAYS INTO KOCHI

Ahmedabad-headquartered public bicycle sharing (PBS) operator MYBYK has launched its services in Kochi today with support from Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) and Cochin Smart City Mission Limited (CSML).

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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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