CYCLING WITH RESTRICTIONS IN LOCKDOWN

CYCLING WITH RESTRICTIONS IN LOCKDOWN

Three years ago, when I rekindled my romance with cycling, I made an ambitious plan to travel to different parts of the world and explore the local places on a bicycle. In cycling lingo, it’s called as “Cycle Tourism”.

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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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CYCLIST UNITES A LOST DOG WITH THE OWNER

CYCLIST UNITES A LOST DOG WITH THE OWNER

‘West Coast Riders’, a cycling club in Mumbai were cycling from Bandra to Fort area on a Sunday morning.

The group took a planned halt at National Association for Blind, at Worli for the visually impaired cyclists to join the group with their tandem cycles.

A friendly dog approached the group and mixed around with them.

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IT’S OFFICIAL! METRO GETS ENGAGED WITH MYBYK

IT’S OFFICIAL! METRO GETS ENGAGED WITH MYBYK

16th January 2021 will go down as an important date in the History of India for two big developments that emerged prominently. Firstly, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) rolled out its vaccination drive for corona virus. And Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) inaugurated a Public Bicycle rental service for Mumbaikars.

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PINK TRUMPET TREES

PINK TRUMPET TREES

Along the Vikhroli stretch of the Eastern Express highway in Mumbai, there are a number of Pink Trumpet trees. These gorgeous looking trees welcome you with its blooming flowers. They look stunning when in full bloom mainly between December and February, generally associated with dry periods. But the tree also blooms during few other months when dry leaves are shed and fresh flowers blossom.

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA

CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA

Yesterday, I discarded the 2020 calendar. This year is like a bad dream, and like most of you even I want to forget about it. In Maharashtra, we had one more twist with another round of night curfew announced by the Chief Minister. Apparently, this is a preventive measure to regulate unwanted movement of people and gatherings at public places. The night curfew is imposed for 15 days, from 11 pm to 6 am, between 22nd December 2020 to 5th January 2021.

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BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR PEDALS TO RECOVERY

BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR PEDALS TO RECOVERY

Until the summer of 2018, everything was going fine with Shormistha Mukherjee, a creative advertising professional. Shormistha was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and underwent radiation, chemotherapy and was on medication. At that time she received support from her family and friends to fight an unexpected battle that struck at the peak of her career, off-setting her goals.

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RIDE TO SIX PLACES TRENDING IN MEDIA

RIDE TO SIX PLACES TRENDING IN MEDIA

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, Indian media went berserk. The news was about the death of a young Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. An army of Journalist representing various news channels were reporting from the scene of tragedy.

The non-stop, high decibel coverage with reporters screaming out of their lungs has been a pounding on the audience eardrums.

In four months, the case of the actors death has taken dramatic turns on the legal high ground and become a political slug-fest. I made an informal visit to six places in the city which are connected to the case.

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