mumbai guide

  • Tech special: New app helps identify 153 species of butterflies

    I Love Butterflies, a new Android-based application, will help enthusiasts to identify 153 species that are found in and around Mumbai and Thane

  • Tattoo Expo 2014 at the Mumbai World Trade Centre

    Head to the World Trade Centre for a three-day event, starting this Friday that will celebrate the world of tattoos along with other cool acts

  • The organic food service delivers healthy fare

    The Organic Lunchbox packs in a punch with nutrition but is below par when it comes to delicious meals

  • Mumbai: Committee to keep a check on schools with special children

    The committee, formed by Forum for Autism, will monitor schools to ensure they do not resort to corporal punishment on children with special needs

  • New art gallery opens in Navi Mumbai

    Bhavesh Navinchandra Parekh is a taxman who will open his gallery, Shaurya Arts’ doors to new and established artists at a nominal sum

  • 'Writing about my past has given me equilibrium'

    Indian-American author Akhil Sharma, whose acclaimed works include books such as Family Life and An Obedient Father, will be speaking at the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest, this Saturday. He speaks to Soma Das about his writing choices, the immigrant experience, and his views on Indian diaspora writers

  • Geometry class

    Malvika Vaswani, the founder of the eponymous cross-disciplinary design brand, is out with her new jewellery line, Gestalt, featuring necklaces, bracelets and accessories that boast of a stark geometry

  • Electronic beats from Down Under

    Three questions with Reuben Styles, a member of Australian Electronic music duo, Peking Duk

  • The palm truth about British culture

    The British Council is bringing the Folk Archive, a visual account of contemporary popular British culture, to India. To be displayed at the Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, the exhibits include paintings, films and other works by prisoners, protesters, pop fans, carnival troupes and the homeless

  • How Sachin Destroyed My Life...

    'An autobiography of a travelling cricket comedian' was a worthy premise for a debut book but author Vikram Sathaye, an MBA in Marketing, decided to give it an even catchier title

  • Four kinds of craft beer to try at this Lower Parel brewery

    The White Owl Brewery & Bistro has opened its taps with craft beer of four kinds. We went on a sipping spree and liked what showed up

  • A humane portrait of Kashmir

    Watch National Award-winning director Rajesh Jala's films, Floating Lamp of the Shadow Valley and 23 Winters, at Alliance Francaise in association with The Root Reel initiative

  • Buildings through the veteran lens

    Catch the last day of photographer Aspi Patel’s show, Architecture Beyond Platitude, at the Jehangir Art Gallery, where he captures graphical patterns in architecture from across the world

  • Technology: Google unveils the Inbox

    It takes a cue from Gmail to form a more intuitive and less-cluttered email service

  • How jazz gives you wings

    The Igor Butman Big Band is more than just another Jazz band. With strong influences from his home country, in the form of Folk and Classical notes, the saxophone icon explains about his unique style of music

  • New food delivery service delivers healthy food to your doorstep

    Health-conscious foodies have much to cheer. The Green House food delivery service whips up yummy and healthy granola bars, hummus, yogurt dips, parfaits, salads and fresh goat cheese, and delivers to your doorstep

  • Taste of Austria, now in Mumbai

    The Honorary Consulate General of Austria invites citizens to sample tastes, sounds and vistas of the rich culture of this European nation, starting with its food today

  • Diwali special: Take the organic route to celebrations

    While cleansing one’s home is a priority this festival, it’s time to purge your body, too. Foodhall is offering a Simply Organic hamper...

  • Diwali travel special: Road map to Satara's scenic wonders

    While most travellers are content with marvelling at the famous Kaas Plateau, many lesser-known destinations around Satara are dotted with serene lakes, verdant valleys and gushing waterfalls. Here’s how to make your Diwali weekend drive a memorable one

  • Staircase between Portugal and Goa

    Goa-based artist Shilpa Mayenkar’s paintings highlight the deep-rooted historical and socio-cultural relationship between Goa and Portugal, their post-colonial links and the effect of globalisation on the populace