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'Stigma does not go away': Mumbai’s dedicated LGBT health clinic | Payal Mohta

After reports of transgender people being refused treatment, a new centre offers specialised services – and respite from discriminationVivek Sharma has travelled 20km from his home to the congested eastern suburb of Mumbai for his HIV treatment. But the journey is no hardship for the 23-year-old student.“My file was shifted to this clinic. I am so happy that this has finally happened.” Continue reading...
Tags: India, Society, World news, South and Central Asia, LGBT rights, Global development, Aids and HIV, Mumbai, Global Health, Payal Mohta, discriminationVivek Sharma

MT Educare to spin off Robomate, raise funds - Economic Times

MT Educare to spin off Robomate, raise funds   Economic Times New Delhi: Mumbai-based MT Educare has begun the process of spinning off its online education app Robomate into a separate entity, and is holding ...
Tags: Seo, Mumbai, Economic Times, MT Educare, Robomate, Economic Times New Delhi

My Happy Place: Banaji Limjee Agiary

Tucked away in the bylanes of Fort, Mumbai stands the quaint old Banaji Limjee Agiary. Article by Ervad Sheherazad R. Pavri One of the many fire temples to celebrate it’s Salgreh (birthday) today, this fire is that special one to me . 311 years old , Mumbai’s oldest fire temple and my favourite for many reasons. In times where we hear complaints about deserted fire temples, this one puts up a great show but one of simplicity. No fancy garlands or big chalk decorations draw the laiety here. And y...
Tags: Life, Mumbai, Fort Mumbai, Fire Temple, Atash Padshah, Banaji Limjee Agiary, Ervad Sheherazad, Salgreh

MT Educare looks to spin off online education app Robomate -

MT Educare looks to spin off online education app Robomate Mumbai-based MT Educare has begun the process of spinning off its online education app Robomate into a separate entity, and is holding discussions with ...
Tags: Seo, Mumbai, Educare, MT Educare

SpiceJet to begin Bangkok flights from Mumbai, doubles Delhi flights

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet will launch two new flights to Bangkok from 17 May 2019. The airline is launching a new route from Mumbai to Bangkok. It will also double its current Delhi – Bangkok with a second daily flight. The airline is attempting to capture market share in the wake of the Jet Airways collapse. … The post SpiceJet to begin Bangkok flights from Mumbai, doubles Delhi flights appeared first on Bangalore Aviation. >>> To read the full story click on the headline above.
Tags: Aviation, Delhi, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangkok, Routes, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Routes & Launches, Bangalore Aviation, Delhi Bangkok

Godrej and the Ballot Boxes for for India’s First Elections

When independent India was laying the groundwork for its first elections in 1952, clueless to the rest of the world, workers at a factory in Mumbai’s Vikhroli were making history. They were manufacturing the first-ever ballot boxes to be used in the general elections. At Plant 1 of the Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, these workers burned the midnight oil to produce nearly 12.83 lakh ballot boxes within four months. Here’s the lesser-known story. The first election was a result of the continuous eff...
Tags: Life, India, History, Mumbai, Election Commission, The Times of India, Godrej, Vikhroli, Panchal, Godrej Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, Sukumar Sen, Godrej Nathalal Panchal, Vrunda Pathare, Thanewalla, Thanewala, The Times of India Vrunda

Current Obsessions: Europa

Notre Dame, a new eco-friendly shop, and 9 other things on our minds this weekend: Above: This week we took a tour of our latest dream destination in Italy and revisited one of our all-time favorites, Masseria Moroseta. How to re-build Notre Dame? Indigo workshops, now at Curious Corners’ new Manhattan showroom. Brooklyn gets a new package-free grocery store, just in time for Earth Day. The bad news about bioplastics. The architecture of Barcelona as you’ve never seen it. We like these go...
Tags: Books, Matthew Williams, Barcelona, Brooklyn, Italy, Manhattan, Madonna, Mumbai, Notre Dame, Design News, Current Obsessions, Curious Corners, John Derian Fireclay

Made To Order: Gulshan Kolah

Custom-made garments, whether couture or everyday outfits, are a significant part of our dressmaking heritage. Verve scouts around for Mumbai-based tailors and boutiques that specialise in the art of bespoke clothing and make it a seamless experience Gulshan Kolah When I first visit her house I am surprised by the scale of her enterprise. I had assumed that since she works out of her living space, she would have a small set-up. Gulshan Kolah invites me into a long, rectangular room that has t...
Tags: Fashion, Life, India, Mumbai, Parsi, Kolah, Gulshan Kolah, Rushmika Banerjee, Shweta Desai Kolah, Nariman Paghri Wala, Kolah Kolah

NISM Mumbai Rolling Faculty Recruitment

Faculty  Vacancy Recruitment  in NISM   National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is a premier institute established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator of the securities markets in India. ( = || []).push({}); NISM invites applications for following full time rolling faculty sarkari naukri vacancy positions... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
Tags: Jobs, India, Mumbai, Professor, Institute, Securities and Exchange Board of India SEBI, Faculty, Manisha, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Faculty Vacancy Recruitment, NISM, NISM Mumbai Rolling Faculty Recruitment, NISM National Institute of Securities Markets NISM

Visiting Vientiane, One of the Last Communist Capitals in the World

Vientiane is the capital of Laos, one of the last communist countries. But what is it like to be in a communist city, and where is Laos anyway?! Laos (pronounced Lao) is in Southeast Asia between Vietnam and Thailand (Vietnam is on the Pacific Ocean). The country has been through a tumultuous past. At the turn of the last century, it was under French rule. Then from 1964 to 1973, the US dropped 2...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Mumbai’s Iconic Parsi CafesImpressions of V...
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, US, History, Communism, Vietnam, Mumbai, Laos, Pacific Ocean, SE Asia, Asia Travel, City Or Urban Travel, Capitals, Vientiane, Thailand Vietnam

Best street food in Taipei, Taiwan

Any traveler privileged enough to visit the vibrant island nation of Taiwan always walks away talking about one thing: the street food. When a traveler and a Taiwanese local start talking, it’s pretty much a guarantee that food will be brought up by either party within the first conversation. Taiwanese love their street food. It’s an art, it’s their passion, it’s their culture. You can try everything from Chinese cuisine with Japanese influences to truly wacky Western fusions to unique foods...
Tags: Travel, Taiwan, Taipei, Mumbai, Street Food, All, Taipei Taiwan, Fuxing Road, Songshan MRT Station, Matt Girvan, Taipei Cuisine, Taipei Street Food, Taipei Street Stalls, Fuzhou Ancestor Pepper Cake Here, Matt Girvan Black, Lan Jia Traditional Located

Pandya brothers, Chahar star in Mumbai's emphatic win

Chasing 169, Capitals laboured to 128 for 9 and suffered their third loss in four games at home this season
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Mumbai, Pandya, Chahar

New unseen video of Meghan Markle on humanitarian visit to India emerges

Meghan Markle visited Delhi and Mumbai in 2017 to highlight the issues of gender equality shortly before her relationship with Prince Harry became public [Author: Russell Myers]
Tags: India, UK News, Harry, Delhi, Mumbai, MEGHAN MARKLE, Russell Myers

Mumbai face bogey team at bogey ground

Delhi Capitals have a great record against Rohit Sharma's side winning six out of nine IPL games at Feroz Shah Kotla
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Ipl, Mumbai, Rohit Sharma

India’s Jet Airways stock falls on report of temporary close

NEW DELHI (AP) — The BSE stock exchange in Mumbai has sought clarification from beleaguered Indian airline Jet Airways after news reports said the company planned to temporarily shutter its operations. Following the announcement, Jet Airways stock was off 7.6% at Tuesday’s close. Jet Airways spokesman Gaurav Sahni did not immediately respond to requests for […]
Tags: Business, News, India, Ap, Nation, Mumbai, New Delhi, Jet Airways, Nation & World, Gaurav Sahni

Of politics and persecution: why India’s elections matter

India (MNN) -- Believers are closely monitoring India’s elections. According to Voice of the Martyrs ’ Todd Nettleton, the outcome will shape India’s religious landscape. Right now, persecution is at a record high under Prime Minister Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party. To these individuals, “India is a Hindu nation. One-hundred percent of Indians should be Hindu,” Nettleton describes. “If you’re a Christian, a Muslim – if you’re anything other than a Hindu – they want you to change yo...
Tags: Washington, India, BJP, Pakistan, Jesus, Mumbai, Hinduism, South Asia, Peter, Modi, Nettleton, Bharatiya Janata Party, Todd Nettleton, Voice of the Martyrs, VOM, Carnegie Endowment

Malinga returns as Mumbai bowl first

Royal Challengers Bangalore stick to the same XI that gave them their first win of the season in the last match
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Mumbai, Malinga

Cricket-Royals' Buttler continues rampant form with quickfire 89

England batsman Jos Buttler showcased his big-hitting talent once again by cracking 89 off just 43 balls in Rajasthan Royals' win over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday. Chasing 188 to win in Mumbai, Royals rode on the opener's fierce knock, which included seven sixes and eight fours, to seal a four-wicket victory with three balls remaining. Earlier, South Africa batsman Quinton de Kock scored 81 while India's Rohit Sharma made 47 to help three-times ch...
Tags: England, News, India, South Africa, Ipl, Mumbai, Jos Buttler, Buttler, Mumbai Indians, Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Royals

Uber Reveals One of Its Big Vulnerabilities

One-quarter of its business happens in just five cities; 15 percent of bookings happen on airport trips. From a report: About 24 percent of Uber's bookings -- all the money that customers pay through the app and in cash, including driver earnings -- occur in just five cities: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, and Sao Paulo. For a company that operates in more than 700 cities, including quite a few giants -- Mexico City, Tokyo, Paris, Lagos, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Mumbai, to name a few...
Tags: London, New York City, Tech, Bill De Blasio, City Council, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, San Francisco Read, New York Los Angeles San Francisco London, Mexico City Tokyo Paris Lagos Hong Kong Seoul

Dispirited Royals look for batting lift against confident Mumbai

Royals will need to pull a rabbit out of their hat to stall Mumbai in the first day-night game at the Wankhede this season
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Mumbai

AIATSL Walk-In for Ground Duty Jobs in Mumbai

Walk-In-Interview in AIATSL for Ground Duty Jobs in Mumbai  Air India Air Transport Services Ltd. (AIATSL)  (A wholly owned subsidiary of Air India Ltd.) wishes to engage on immediate basis Indian Nationals (Male & Female) who meet with the requirements stipulated herein, for various government job vacancy posts for Ground Duties at Mumbai on Fixed Term Contract basis for a... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
Tags: Jobs, Mba, HR, Accounts, Manager, Agent, Airlines, Mumbai, Driver, Officer, Executive, Assistant, Manisha, Walk-In, Airindia, Air India Ltd

CDAC Mumbai Recruitment - Project Engineers Managers Vacancy

CDAC Mumbai  Project Engineers and Managers Recruitment on contractual basis  CDAC Mumbai invites online applications for recruitment to the following sarkari naukri vacancy posts of Project Engineers and Project Managers on contractual basis. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), is a Scientific Society of the Department of Information Technology under the Ministry of... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
Tags: Jobs, Engineer, Manager, Mumbai, Project, MCA, Manisha, CDAC, CDAC Mumbai, IT(Computer, HotJob, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing C DAC, Department of Information Technology, Computer-Engineer-Naukri-job-vacancy, Temporary and Contract Govt. Job Vacancy, Project Engineers

Indian election authorities stop release of Modi's fawning Bollywood biopic as polls open

India’s Election Commission has prohibited the release of a Bollywood biopic on Narendra Modi, the prime minister, a day before its scheduled release, claiming it would tip the balance of the general elections in his favour.   The Commission, which oversees India’s parliamentary and provincial elections, on Wednesday ruled that releasing PM Narendra Modi would give an “unfair advantage” to Mr Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that is seeking re-election for a second five-year...
Tags: News, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, Commission, Mumbai, Modi, Assam, Election Commission, Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Congress Party, National Democratic Alliance, Francis Mascarenhas, Hailakandi

The Forever Bike by Adil Jal Darukhanawala: Book review

This near-300-page volume is an encyclopaedic account of Ideal Jawa and Yezdi’s history and is overflowing with insights. Book reviewed by Ruman Devmane | Autocar India That The Forever Bike makes you huff, puff and grunt every time you attempt to lift it off the coffee table, is itself an exciting premise for anybody with motorcycling inclinations. This is, I must say at the onset, the most in-depth treasure trove of everything related to Ideal Jawa and Yezdi – names that dominated the Indian m...
Tags: Books, Life, India, Bmw, Mumbai, British Empire, Singh, Sunbeam, Adil, Yezdi, Jawa, Adil Jal Darukhanawala, Gunbow Street, Ideal Motors, Ruman Devmane, Rustom S Irani

Inside a Pin-worthy Apartment with a Spectacular Sea View

Every mediocre space gets pinned these days. But, there were times, when a space had to be up there on a visual quotient to go viral on Pinterest; the one that subconsciously made your fingers hit the Pin It icon ~ to be saved for posterity.  This colorful Mumbai apartment is Pin-worthy in the real sense for [...]
Tags: Books, Pinterest, Interiors, Mumbai, House tours, Spectacular Sea View

Thank you, Ashish!

Post 7 of #sg100peopleToThank. More about this series is here.Thank you, AshishAshish Biswas is a filmmaker (some of his work is on Vimeo) and storyteller. And is also an MDI Gurgaon Alumni and that's how I know Ashish (he was a senior at college). And this is one of those million things that I am thankful to MDI for. If you can attend a business school, please do. The people that you meet there will add so much to your life that you would come out a changed person. Coming to Ashish. So, he was ...
Tags: Travel, Ge, Mumbai, Pali, MDI, Vipassana, Amit, Lem, Amit Sharma, CLA, Ashish, MDI Gurgaon, Thankyou, Sg100peopletothank, Ashish Biswas, AshishAshish Biswas

CleverTap lands $26M for its mobile-focused customer marketing service

CleverTap, an India-based startup that lets companies track and improve engagement with users across the web, has pulled in $26 million in new funding thanks to a round led by Sequoia India. Existing investor Accel and new backer Tiger Global also took part in the deal, which values CleverTap at $150-$160 million, the startup disclosed. The deal takes CleverTap to around $40 million from investors to date. Founded in 2015 and based in Mumbai, CleverTap competes with a range of customer experi...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Mobile, Facebook, Asia, Europe, Media, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Funding, Tech, Viber, Whatsapp, West, United States

Chinese e-commerce firms fudge invoice prices to evade duties: Report

After trying to avoid Indian duties by sending goods as ‘gifts’, Chinese e-commerce firms are now trying to do so by undervaluing products on their invoices, the Economic Times reported. An unnamed senior excise official in Mumbai told the newspaper that the price printed on the invoice can... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, China, Policy, Customs, Mumbai, Taxation, Imports, Economic Times, Evasion

How socialists and confused “planners” blocked change of land use for 280 ha of prime land in Mumbai

The story of socialists in Mumbai and how they harmed millions of Indians by blocking valuable land from alternate uses – from Bertaud’s Order Without Design. == Land Use Change: Mumbai The story of Mumbai’s cotton mills best illustrates the tragic consequences of freezing obsolete land uses in the hope of preserving jobs. Indian entrepreneurs […]
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Day 2 Travel from Mumbai to Kochi

Another early start as we rose at 7am or 2am in UK for breakfast. Once again the hotel staff were remarkably attentive to the extent we felt like we were the only ones in the hotel this was actually probably true.Breakfast was a pretty disappointi
Tags: Travel, UK, Mumbai, Kochi