A Testing 24 Hours For Maximum City

With the rains in Mumbai unprecedented since 2005 in it’s ferocity, the city braces itself for another testing 48 hours. Since Mumbai struggled in waist-deep water yesterday, pummelled by what weathermen believe could be the worst rain since July 2005. People were urged to stay home unless it was ‘absolutely necessary’ to venture out. The city received NINE times more rain than the average yesterday, submerging most of the city in a scene out of an apocalyptic

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Maharashtra Government Takes On The Bombay High Court Over Noise Pollution

It’s going to be a deafening Ganesh festival this year as the Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court that there will be no ‘silence zones’ in the city and beyond. The court was keen to understand the rationale behind the government’s decision to allow the use of loudspeakers during the Ganpati festival. The government was represented by Ashutosh Kumbhkoni, who argued that the government was merely amending the Noise Pollution Rules of 2000. According

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Thane Event Managers Love The Byke Suraj Plaza

  Flexibility is the key to any successful event. The ability to modify, alter and transform your decisions towards a successful conclusion. In the event industry, being stubborn or particular about any aspect of your event, other than the fact that it must go on is a doomed endeavour. Change transport, replace staff, make an adjustment to the stage are all regular headaches in the event business and you got to know how to make it work.

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Why Do People Start School Franchises?

For those looking for a rewarding career, a desire to educate children and build a real business, the franchise model is a godsend. The Preschool Industry in India is a potentially untapped mine and the feeling of building the minds of the next generation appeals to many. By 2017, the Indian Preschool Industry will be worth a mammoth $3.2 Billion and with an expected annual growth rate of 27%. Only 22% of the total target

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Unleash The Inner Artistic Glutton

Calling all gluttons! You know, you social media gluttons, who Instagram and Facebook every meal you eat! The Byke Suraj Plaza would love to encourage the inner artist in all of us as we gear up for a Food Photography Competition. With famed food and lifestyle blogger, Amruta Karnik as their judge, food photographers and amateur bloggers are all invited to participate in this quest for the best image of food the contestants can come up

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Maratha Morcha To Paralyse Parts Of Mumbai Tomorrow

Over the past 12 months, the Maratha community have been airing their concerns in a silent, yet effective, protest.   Over 57 rallies have been held since August last year, when a 14 year-old Maratha girl was brutally raped and murdered in Kopardi in western Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district in July 2016. The rallies quickly began addressing some of the Maratha community’s long-standing grievances, culminating in increased demand for reservations. ‘Silent Rallies’ have been held in

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Pet Parenting 101 : Take Care Of Your Pets During Monsoons

Pet Parenting 101 : Take Care Of Your Pets During Monsoons Written by Dr. Arundhati Nair (Veterinarian) In association with PAL (Pet Owners and Animal Lovers) And special thanks to Aditi Nair 1) Is there any special care required for your dogs during monsoons? It is best to walk your pets during the drier or sunny parts of the day. Avoid walking them when it is raining. If you have to walk them during the

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The Ideas Behind Thane’s Best Pre Schools

Healthy minds need a strong start. Choosing a pre school for your children is never easy, especially as all schools of thought differ on their philosophy and methodology. To make it slightly easier for you Thane Folks, we’ve listed down four different types of pre schools available in the locality and their ideas on educating young minds. Rainbow Preschool Go informal! Dubbed ‘PlayWay’, children are placed in more social and natural, healthy activities. Teaching young minds

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Sealed With A Kiss! – Check Out The Reading Room

Ever thought of hearing what your own feelings and thoughts sound like? Maybe if you heard someone else saying it, it became more real. Giving you the chance to explore yourself from the perspective of the audience, The Reading Room, run by Anuja Ghosalkar is an enthralling concept. Fervently believing in the beauty of letters even in this technological age requires effort and perseverance. Most of all, it deserves an audience of like-minded folks with

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When Toys and Love Mix!

While Technology will undoubtedly play a huge role in our children’s lives, it should be noted that there are drawbacks. Kids with more interest in their phones, tablets and electronic toys will remain stuck in them, leading to early consumerist behaviour. The constant need to be entertained and imagination being provided for them, and not by them, will be eventually detrimental to their future. It wouldn’t hurt to go a little old-school. Let your child

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