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Viira Cabs: Changing Lives One Cab At A Time

“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”  –  Mahatma Gandhi Mrs. Revathi Roy and Mrs. Preeti Sharma Menon, the fearless women behind Viira Cabs – Mumbai’s first taxi service driven by women, for women – have done just that. What started as a...

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ACDC posters, Bombay Merch

BombayMerch:Your Friendly Online Pop Culture Store

How often have you asked a friend who’s travelling overseas, to get you a Dexter Bobble Head or an X-Men Action Figure? And after the constant reminding and requesting, the wait for it to finally arrive is very taxing. But that’s all about to change with BombayMerch. In 2010, when 24-year-old IT graduate Akshay Butani’s...

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Spiderman Unmasked

Leaping Windows: The De-masking…

Graphic novels, limited edition comics, manga and literature are not just difficult to source but also expensive books to buy. A lending library with all this within the city is any fans dream come true. Add to that a bright sunny café with friendly service and a homely feel, and you’ve got yourself reader’s heaven.....

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Jack Canfield, co-author Chicken Soup for the Soul

Event: Jack Canfield For Your Soul

If you have been raised on a staple diet of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series, Jack Canfield needs no introduction. American speaker, motivational guru and the co-author of ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’, Jack Canfield is in the country and is conducting his first public seminar in Mumbai today. In his own words...

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Trio infront of Pune University

3 idiots on a bike raise 85 lakhs for a cause!

As we published our post about Dr.Contractor and his friends taking off on 1st April on their non stop Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai cycle ride to raise awareness and funds for St. Judes Child Care Center, the trio had begun their journey amidst much fan fare and good wishes. The amazing feat was covered in a little short...

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Riding all the way…

A banker, a cardiologist and a media man, are coming together to cycle for cause in a few hours from now at midnight. When Jaideep Khanna (Head, Investment Bankaing, Barclays Bank) and Dr. Ashish Contractor (Head of Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai) met at the local Gym over a decade ago, little did...