mumbai guide

  • Start-up to success, from home

    In his memoir-cum-self help book, author James Joseph recounts his cross-continental journey -- from being a director at Microsoft in UK, to relocating to Kerala to eventually initiating a successful start-up

  • Tech special: Best gadget buys for Diwali

    If you're are still searching for the perfect gift this Diwali, and money isn't a hitch, here's a tempting wish list that is bound to make you go gadget ga-ga

  • Art to empower Mumbai's kids

    Art for Akanksha puts heart into empowering children from lower income groups to realise their creative passions. the guide went behind the scenes to view how they brighten our Diwali in many ways

  • Powai becomes a doughnut haven

    If going nuts over doughnuts is your state of mind, American chain Krispy Kreme deserves a visit for its super-soft doughnuts that ooze of inviting options, and delish fillings, too

  • Farewell, Oscar de la Renta

    Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, the couturist who celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Michelle Obama would run to for a red carpet hit, passed away on October 20

  • Gadget review: The Nokia Lumia 830 is an expensive beauty

    It's been a while since we were wooed by a device at first sight. The pricey Nokia Lumia 830 grabs the eyeballs for the right reasons

  • New direction to Indian cinema

    The Mumbai Film Festival has always been known for showcasing new talent. Kanika Sharma speaks to four young filmmakers who are earning applause in the non-competitive section, New Faces of Indian Cinema

  • Health special: Brad Pitt's fitness regime for his role in 'Fury'

    With Brad Pitt's latest film, Fury set to release later this month, we share his diet plan and workout routine that got him fighting fit at 50 to play the character of a World War II soldier, Wardaddy

  • 'Where are the stories of the boys and men?'

    Actress Poorna Jagannathan is ready to stage American actor and writer Martin Moran’s award-winning, 80-minute one-man-shows: The Tricky Part and All The Rage, based on sexual abuse faced by boys and men

  • Gadget review: Dual-screen phone available for Rs 23,499

    The dual-screen Android smartphone, the Yota Phone, is now available in India via

  • Booker Prize winner, Richard Flanagan's interview with mid-day

    This year's Booker Prize winner, The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan, focusses on the atrocities committed in the building of the Death Railway during the Second World War. With nearly a quarter of a million forced labour employed by the Japanese, he explains why it matters to him, his father, a survivor of this Railway and India

  • Mumbai Diwali Special: Treasure map for shoppers

    With Diwali ready to sparkle, and the wedding season almost here, the guide plotted the ultimate map of Mumbai's best designer names to flaunt

  • Solo on stage

    The second edition of Going Solo International Theatre Festival brings down three engaging acts from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival that will be staged in Mumbai for the first time

  • Art in a metro

    Cities have always been a magnet for artists, since they are buzzing hubs of activity and draw people from all over

  • Restaurant review: Zoodles of flavour

    Express service, quirky decor, and sumptuous pan Asian fare is what you can expect at Zoodles in Andheri, Mumbai

  • Meet Mumbai's paper (heavy)weights

    Just in time to get your gift wrappers and greeting cards ready for Diwali, we drop by at paper products store, Chimanlals that has been catering to paper lovers for nearly 50 decades

  • Meet the champions of Mumbai's alternative music scene

    They work around the clock braving difficult sponsors, networking with artistes and prepping infrastructure to ensure the city gets its due share of good, and most importantly, regular, gigs

  • Photographer walks from Mumbai to Pune for a cause

    On October 2, 29-year-old freelance photographer Aanchal Dhara Madan began her seven-day walkathon from Mumbai to Pune. She tells the guide how she was inspired to collect discarded plastic bottles along the way, and why it was the highlight of her walk

  • The making of the complete man

    A new title on the Singhania legacy is a comprehensive chronicle of not just the life and times of one of India's biggest business families but also makes for an insightful timeline in the echelons of the country's growth in the industrial sector. Here's a sneak peek of what's inside the chapters of this fascinating success story

  • Bombay Barbeque introduces Wish Grill for the first time

    Pali Hill, Khar (W) is now home to a brand new restaurant with welcoming, minimalistic interiors — Bombay Barbeque