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Bandra boy digs out two gifts to suburb from 1879

Asif Zakaria (left) with Aakif Habib. Pic/Sayyed Sameer Abedi Bandra’s legacy is carved in stone, and this suburb’s resident aesthete, Aakif Habib, has taken on the task of resurrecting it. Habib who is also the secretary of the Mount Mary Area Locality Management (ALM), has resurrected two stone plaques or milestones near the Mount Mary steps. Habib says, “Several residents …

Bandra-Worli sea link toll to go up from next month

  Taking Mumbai’s Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link (RGSL), popularly known as the Bandra-Worli sea link, to save time and beat the traffic, is set to become costlier from April 1, with the one-way toll for cars being hiked to Rs 70 from Rs 60, and for a two-way trip to Rs 105 from Rs 90.   Taking Mumbai’s Rajiv Gandhi …

Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex is the 5th most costly office conclave in terms of the gross effective rents it commands, jumps two places from Q4 2016

Established business districts across key Indian metros dwarfed many matured international markets in rental growth and in terms of overall gross effective rents, according to the Knight Frank Asia-Pacific Prime Office Rental Index Q4 2017. Commanding gross effective rentals of USD 88.8 per sq. m per month, Connaught Place in Delhi, emerged was the 3rd most expensive office district among …

Mumbai: From Monday, take a ‘hybrid’ ride to and from BKC

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis flagged off the hybrid bus service on Friday After waiting for months, Mumbaikars will finally be able to avail the hybrid bus service to and from Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), come March 19. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis flagged off the service yesterday, after 25 buses arrived in the city last year. While these buses will run on …

Mumbai: Work on BKC high-speed rail terminus to start soon

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present during the event at the Heritage Hall of Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus building With the MMRDA Commissioner U P S Madan handing over the land documents of the Bandra Kurla Complex High Speed Rail (HSR) terminus to Managing Director of National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd Achal Khare at the Heritage Hall …

Mumbai: Bandra residents battle to reclaim playground

The plot had been earmarked a playground since 1981 Yet another open space in the city is in danger of being gobbled up by real estate, and this time around, it’s one acre of prime property just off Carter Road in Bandra West. The plot, with an estimated value of Rs 100 crore, has been earmarked in the Development Plan …

Mumbai: No action against errant Bandra eatery because BMC workplace shuts at 5 pm?

Door No. 1 There’s no overtime in BMC’s book, no matter the illegal activities going on brazenly. It turns out that’s the reason Door No. 1 in the ONGC Colony lane at Bandra Improvement is continuing to run regardless of a closure notice from the civic body– mid-day discovered the dining establishment operating surreptitiously in the evening, while keeping shutters …

Actor Salman Khan’s NGO become blacklisted by BMC for failure to run dialysis center in Bandra

Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan’s Being Human Foundation, a charity outfit that actually works for the underprivileged within the education and health sectors, is likely to be blacklisted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for maybe not running a dialysis center in Bandra. After providing two show-cause notices into NGO final thirty days, the BMC’s health department is currently in the process …

You can get a cruise ride now from Bandra Just for Rs 1600/-

Witness the Arabian Sea in all its glory aboard the #MumbaiMaiden, be it a sunny, breezy morning ride or a romantic evening cruise, surrounded by the shining lights of the Bandra Worli Sea Link. Boarding point just before the toll plaza on bandra worli sea link. Small power boats will take the passengers to the cruise ship. Having a cruise-like …

My House Hunting Experiences in Bandra

I had no intention of coming to Bandra, but I had to sell my house in Powai and was now looking for a rented apartment. I was living in Hiranandani Powai and over the years had made some good friends who I could hang out. What I never realised that my inexperience of never renting an apartment would change my …

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