mumbai guide

  • Mongolia through the lens plus other events around Mumbai

    Catch spectacular stills of Mongolia’s art and culture by feted photographer Shantanu Das. Titled, Glimpses Of Mongolia

  • Sunshine story: Tourists walk extra mile to help travel guide who lost leg

    After his leg was amputated 10 months ago, a tour guide in Matheran got back on his feet, thanks to two Good Samaritans who put him in touch with a charity that gave him a prosthetic leg

  • The holy trinity of bakeries in Bandra

    Bakeries — American Express, A-1 and J Hearsch — continue to draw in crowds for their diverse menus. the guide peeks into their ovens nudging out tales that have become part of the suburb’s lore

  • Listen to the Cuban Spitfire

    Cuban singer Doris Lavin will introduce you to the sounds of Cuba's streets when she performs her unique blend of Afro-Cuban Jazz notes at the Reclamation Jazz Festival

  • Fashion enters the gallery

    Delhi Art Gallery has partnered with designer Gaurav Gupta to create an exhibition that explores the role of fashion in modern Indian art while the spotlight is shared with Gupta’s defining fashion moments over a decade

  • Look out for cowboys in this Navi Mumbai eatery!

    Cowboys Cafe, in Navi Mumbai will transport you to the American West where you can hear the spurs click. This new restaurant shows how the story of the West is beyond guns, and also about food

  • When Pope Paul VI rocked Mumbai in 1964

    Pope Paul VI's visit to India for the 38th International Eucharistic Congress in Mumbai in 1964 will be relived with a photo walk-through and exhibition. Fiona Fernandez goes behind the scenes...

  • Exploring Kanha National Park, the land of The Jungle Book

    Not one or two, but three tiger sightings, prepped by fabulous displays of its abundant wildlife, Kanha, which was the
    setting for Rudyard Kipling’s beloved tale, The Jungle Book, is a must-visit for the nature buff

  • Mumbai's canvas comes alive

    Gaze at artworks by over 500 artists from India and overseas at the four-day India Art Festival, that starts today

  • Body matters

    Veteran installation artist Vivan Sundaram brings Postmortem (after Gagawaka) to the city. Sundaram’s artworks have dealt with a wide spectrum of issues ranging from the personal to the political

  • Organic home truths

    If you’re looking for home furnishings with an organic vibe, head to Salva Terra Home at Mahalaxmi that offers cushions, lamps, grass baskets, dhurries, and other products, made from vegetable colours and with materials sourced from Indian NGOs and fair trade organisations

  • A taste of Mumbai's street food in Pune

    If you love Mumbai's street food, visit this new eatery Bombay Bhel to savour it in the city with a menu that includes sandwiches that weigh 4kg!

  • What's on the menu of Bandra's latest Korean restaurant?

    Bandra’s newest Korean entrant, Heng Bok, which means happiness, is a place worth exploring for its wide menu, with a fat wallet, of course

  • A farewell to Sitara Devi

    Sitara Devi (1920-2014), who passed away yesterday, impacted India's dance landscape across eras. The fraternity salutes the icon

  • Technology: Beware of the cyberbully

    According to McAfee's latest annual study, the Tweens, Teens and Technology 2014 report, half (50%) of youth surveyed have had an experience of cyberbullying (either self or peers), of which one-third (36%) have been cyberbullied themselves. The guide tries to go beyond the monitor

  • An artistic makeover for Mumbai

    ReMaking Our Public Places DIY Urbanism Makathon is a demonstration project to emphasise on revamping and utilising rundown places across the city, and inspire people to re-conceptualise our public spaces and connect with the spaces around them

  • Watch 15 new plays in 10 days

    Get set for a dramatic treat as 15 new plays in four languages will feature as part of the 10-day long annual theatre festival, Centrestage at the NCPA

  • An ode to Mumbai

    Listen to veteran artist Sudhir Patwardhan engage in a conversation with cultural theorist, poet and curator Ranjit Hoskote, as they discuss the artist's latest oeuvre — 'Mumbai Proverbs: The City Never Lets Go', a large-scale, seven-panel painting that depicts different facets of the metropolis

  • Swadeshi picks

    I had passed by Khadi Bhandar on several occasions during my walks in and around the Fort precinct. They have other outlets in Mumbai too

  • World Anti-Obesity Day: Common weight loss diet myths busted

    On the eve of World Anti-Obesity Day, Hassan M Kamal looks into some of the most common weight loss diet myths, and why an improved lifestyle is as important as changing one's diet plan