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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A New Game Of Thrones Tarot Card Deck Is Here!

Obsessed with Game of Thrones? Well, here’s a way to take it to the next level of fandom. Predict the future, the path ahead or even the next season (if there is a prequel) with this new Game of Thrones Tarot Card Deck. The Tarot Deck was revealed at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con and it has already won accolades for it’s design, artistry and connection to the fantasy world of Westeros. For the uninitiated,

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Game Of Thrones – A Show More Contemporary Than We Realise

To understand the sweeping phenomena that is Game Of Thrones, one must acknowledge that Society and Entertainment mirror each other extensively. We all live in a modern Westeros, whether we like it or not. You often hear of movies and shows being ‘ahead of their times’ later becoming cult classics whispered with reverence. Scarface was one, Blade Runner another. Step over to Indian Cinema for example. During the 60’s and early 70’s, Rajesh Khanna ruled the

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Just The Right Shade of Lipstick We Needed!

With the much-awaited movie, ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ releasing on 21st July, numerous celebrities have come together to promote the underlying reasons for it’s creation. The #LipstickRebellion campaign was launched in order to promote the upcoming Bollywood film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ after it’s initial ban by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). ‘LUMB’ portrays the personal challenges and trials of women from all walks of life. With a talented ensemble cast including Konkona

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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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GOT View : All Hail Queen Cersei, First of Her Name

Cersei: When will I wed the prince? Maggy: Never. You will wed the king. Cersei: I will be queen, though? Maggy: Aye. Queen you shall be… until there comes another, younger and more beautiful, to cast you down and take all that you hold dear.   These words, that determine Cersei Lannister’s mindset over 30 years later hold the key to understanding her character and actions. Inspite of her high birth, great beauty and seemingly

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Feeling sick? These are Thane’s Best Hospitals.

Getting sick is no laughing matter, but being treated is graver still. You can’t afford to make a mistake by your choice of specialist or healer and worsen the concern. Here are some hospitals in the locality that are prominent for their dedication and expertise. Currae Hospitals  A multi-speciality Hospital with award winning faculty and sophisticated technology, Currae has been lauded by many Thane Residents. Along withe the Multi-Speciality Hospital, they also have a dedicated

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