A 24-year-old man hailing from Darbhanga, Bihar was saved in the nick of time after he tried to get off a moving train. The train was in motion at the Dadar Railway Terminus in Mumbai and he attempted to alight on the platform before the train came to a complete halt. He was travelling in the general compartment and was seen carrying two heavy suitcases. Two railway protection personnel in plainclothes, who were on patrol duty came to his rescue and saved him from falling into the gap between the platform and train. Watch this video that was captured on the CCTV installed at the station.
Stories come to life at Mumbai’s Human Library! The unique concept has been designed to build a positive framework for conversations. At this library, books are people with special experiences waiting to share them with strangers. The initiative has been breaking stereotypes and challenging prejudices. It brings people together who don't normally meet in day-to-day life. Watch the video to know more about the Human Library in Mumbai.
The staff at Vasai’s animal birth control centre went on a 10 day Diwali leave which ended up killing five dogs of starvation. With no proper amenities to eat or drink, the animals were left in a pitiable condition which ultimately led to their deaths. It was only after an animal lover went to the centre and filmed the whole situation that authorities took notice. Watch this video to know what happened.
Cheese lovers in Mumbai are in for a treat! 1441 Pizzeria is back with their 2nd Annual Cheese festival for the entire month of November. Indulge in cheese from all over the world at this pizzeria. Choose from varieties like Gouda, Feta, Mozzarella, Stracciatella and much more. Inspired by the coordinates of Naples in Italy, 1441 Pizzeria serves authentic wood-fire oven pizzas. Head to 1141 Pizzeria outlets across Mumbai for a cheesy yet delicious affair!
The festival of lights is incomplete without Kandils or paper lanterns. We take you to Mumbai’s biggest lantern market fondly called the Kandil Galli. Every year during Diwali, this street in Mahim gets decked up by colourful lanterns. This stretch of pavement is transformed into a magical stretch resplendent with sparkling lights. For the Kandil makers here, Kandil making is not merely a business but a tradition passed on from generation to generation. Watch the video to know what makes this lantern market so special.
Diwali in Mumbai is celebrated with great pomp and fervour. But behind the many glittery lights is an untold story. The diyas we use to illuminate our homes in Diwali comes from Asia's largest slum Dharavi. Kumbharwada is a settlement that was built by the migrants from Gujarat and is home to the pottery industry in Mumbai. Watch this video to see how they make the diyas we use to illuminate our homes during Diwali.
From the team behind Tea Villa Cafe, comes ‘Wine Villa,’ Asia’s first ever wine-on-tap restaurant. This restaurant offers over 100 kinds of wine through unique wine ATM’s. Wines from Tuscany (Italy), Mapio Valley (Chile), Mendoza (Argentina), Rhone Valley (France) amongst many others including domestic Wines can be found here. The restaurant offers delicious food to pair with your wine. The signature menu has been designed by Master-chef Australia 2017 winner, Diana Chan. Watch this video to know more.
A three-year-old girl in Mumbai swallowed a safety pin that hung around her mother's mangalsutra. Her parents were trying to figure out what went wrong since she was constantly crying. When she refused to drink water, she was rushed to KEM hospital. An X-Ray revealed that a safety pin was lodged in her throat and it was open. Watch this video to find out what happened next!
Want to dine next to your favourite celebrity? You don't necessarily need to win a contest for the same. A few restaurants in Mumbai are frequented by celebs quite often and there are high chances you might spot them indulging in their favourite food at these places. From posh restaurants to health cafes', they head to these restaurants in Mumbai to satiate their cravings. So, if you want to join them, head to these dining places that celebs love to visit
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is known to be one of the most beautiful women in the world. The ex-Miss World has won everyone with her age-defying beauty and charming persona. But did you know that before Ash became a global personality, she was just like any other average Mumbaikar, living a very normal life? Here's a quick look at the various places Aishwarya has a connect with, in the city of Amchi Mumbai!
India is a land of superstitions and stories. There are many places in the country, that are associated with mysterious and spooky stories around them. When it comes to Mumbai, the list is no less. There are several places in the city that have legends associated with them and are considered to be haunted. While no one can claim the veracity of such stories, the legends and the vibes around the place are surely scary enough to give Goosebumps. These places in Mumbai are so unnerving that you prefer not to explore them. Here is a list of places in Mumbai where you wouldn’t prefer to venture alone. Watch the video.
Does an unlimited offering of authentic Indian food on your platter entice you enough? If yes, head to Mumbai’s sea-facing Revival Restaurant for dream indulgence. The restaurant not only offers one of the most authentic Indian thali meals but also one of the oldest. Revival Restaurant’s legacy dates back to 1947 when it was started as a small eatery at Mumbai’s busy Crawford market. How Revival has evolved into one of the most authentic and swankiest vegetarian thali restaurants today? Watch the video.
Healthy food options have become integral to Mumbai's fitness-loving population. Toast Bistro and Bar has come up with a concept where patrons have to just pay per calorie they consume. Their unique concept comes in three combinations which include an entire meal and alcoholic drinks or mocktails for Rs. 649, Rs. 999 and Rs. 1499. The offering is tailor-made for this generation's weight watchers and includes dishes such as grilled salmon, pesto pan chicken and pasta variations that cost as much as their total calorie count. Watch this video to know all about it.
Mumbai's elitist sports club 'Bombay Gymkhana' barred entry of Indians until shortly after India's Independence. However, what emerged out of its classically colonial functioning was Bombay's shining legacy in sports. The history of the sports club is as rich as the status it maintained for its members for admission to the club. It still remains as one of the most premier clubs in the city. From hosting India's first Test cricket match on the Indian soil to becoming the hub for pentangular matches, Bombay Gymkhana has stands more than a premier club. How 'Bombay Gymkhana' stands as Mumbai's iconic heritage club? Watch the video to know
Shilpgram is Mumbai's first arts and craft village located near the Jogeshwari –Vikhrolii link road. This village is likely to become a major tourist attraction in the city. The theme of this village is based on the ‘Bara Balutedar’ system which is an integral part of rural Maharashtra. The Balutedar system represents 12 trades like goldsmiths, coppersmiths, barbers, potters, carpenters etc. Murals of the ‘Bara Balutedar’ surround this beautifully manicured garden which is spread across 13.81 acres of land. Watch this video to know more.
Durga Puja festivities in Mumbai were celebrated with great pomp and fervour. It was a great sight to see Durga Puja pandals across the city in all their grandeur. Our Bollywood celebrities ensured that they celebrated the festival too. Like every year Sushmita Sen celebrated the festival at a Durga Puja pandal with her daughters. She was seen dancing to the traditional Dhunuchi nach (Dance) along with her daughter Renee. Kajol was seen offering prayers and doing the aarti at a Durga Puja pandal. Watch this video to know more.
20-year-old model was found stuffed inside a suitcase at Mindspace area in Malad, Mumbai. The victim, identified as Mansi Dixit was a model from Rajasthan who dreamed of becoming an actress in Bollywood. She had come to Mumbai to try her luck in the film industry. The accused is a 19-year-old man named Sayyed who apparently met the victim on social media. The police revealed that Sayyed called Mansi to his house on 15th October and the duo apparently indulged in sex before having a heated argument. Watch this video to know what happened between the two.
Before featuring in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, Freida Pinto was just another girl from Mumbai beginning to realize her big dreams. She came into the limelight with her role of ‘Latika’ in the Oscar-winning 2008 film and since then there has been no looking back. Freida not only emerged as a promising actress with a global appeal but an active humanitarian too. Watch Freida’s inspirational journey from an ordinary Mumbai girl to a Hollywood celebrity
A middle-aged man was arrested by the Railway Police for molesting a minor school girl at the foot over bridge of Mumbai Central station. The accused has been identified as Paramjeet Singh, a 47-year-old resident of Reti Bandar in Mumbai. The entire incident was captured by CCTV cameras installed at the foot over bridge.
Navratri kicked off in 2018 on October 10, Wednesday with Dandiya and Garba programmes across Mumbai. Both Garba and Dandiya are forms of folk dances originated from Gujarat which are traditionally performed during the nine days of Navratri. In Saurashtra, the traditional Garba is played in a unique way - with swords. Interestingly, only women participate in this Garba form which is known as the 'Talvar Ras' or 'Talvar Garba. The event is organised in Rajkot. Watch this video to know more.