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Mumbai
1. Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.It is the most populous city in India, most populous metropolitan area in India, and the eighth most populous city in the world, with an estimated city population of 18.4 million and metropolitan area population of 20.7 million as of 2011.Along with the urban areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai, Thane, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world.Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour.In 2009, Mumbai was named an alpha world city.It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest GDP of any city in South, West or Central Asia.The seven islands that came to constitute Mumbai were home to communities of fishing colonies.

For centuries, the islands were under the control of successive indigenous empires before being ceded to the Portuguese and subsequently to the British East India Company.During the mid18th century, Bombay was reshaped by the Hornby Vellard project, which undertook reclamation of the area between the seven islands from the sea.Along with construction of major roads and railways, the reclamation project, completed in 1845, transformed Bombay into a major seaport on the Arabian Sea.Bombay in the 19th century was characterized by economic and educational development.During the early 20th century it became a strong base for the Indian independence movement.Upon India.independence in 1947 the city was incorporated into Bombay State.In 1960, following the Samyukta Maharashtra movement, a new state of Maharashtra was created with Bombay as the capital.The city was renamed Mumbai in 1996. .....

Gateway of India
2. The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Raj in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea.The structure is a basalt arch, 26 metres (85 feet) high.It lies at the end of Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg at the water.edge in Mumbai Harbour.It was a crude jetty used by the fishing community which was later renovated and used as a landing place for British governors and other prominent people.In earlier times, it would have been the first structure that visitors arriving by boat in Mumbai would have seen..The Gateway has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai, and is the city.top tourist attraction.The structure was erected to commemorate the landing of their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder, when they visited India in 1911.Built in IndoSaracenic style, the foundation stone for the Gateway of India was laid on 31 March 1911.The final design of George Wittet was sanctioned in 1914 and the construction of the monument was completed in 1924.The Gateway was later the ceremonial entrance to India for Viceroys and the new Governors of Bombay.It served to allow entry and access to India. .....
Kanheri Caves
3. The Kanheri Caves constitute a group of rockcut monuments that are located north of Borivali on the western outskirts of Mumbai, India.Located within the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the caves are 6 km from the main gate and 7 km from Borivali Station.Tourists can enter after 7 30 a.m.The Kanheri Caves demonstrate the Buddhist influence on the art and culture of India.Kanheri comes from the Sanskrit Krishnagiri, which means black mountain.They were chiseled out of a massive basaltic rock outcropping. .....
Siddhivinayak Temple
4. The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh.It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra.It was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on November 19, 1801.Though it is one of the richest temples in Mumbai, the current generation of Patil is staying in state of despair near the temple.The temple has a small mandap (hall) with the shrine for Siddhi Vinayak (Ganesha who grants your wish).The wooden doors to the sanctum are carved with images of the Ashtavinayak (the eight manifestations of Ganesha in Maharashtra).The inner roof of the sanctum is plated with gold, and the central statue is of Ganesha.In the periphery, there is a Hanuman temple as well. .....
EsselWorld
5. EsselWorld is an amusement park located in Gorai, Mumbai and established in 1986.The park is owned by Pan India Paryatan Pvt.Ltd.(PIPPL).EsselWorld along with its counterparts, Water Kingdom are stretched over 64 acres of land.Together, they are recognized as India Largest Amusement And Water Park as well as Asia Largest Theme Water Park.EsselWorld is the largest amusement park in the country.It draws in an estimated 1.8 million visitors annually, of which approximately 300,000 are students. .....
Prince of Wales Museum
6. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, is the main museum in Mumbai, formerly Bombay.It was founded in the early years of the 20th century by prominent citizens of Bombay, with the help of the government, to commemorate the visit of the then prince of Wales.It is located in the heart of South Mumbai near the Gateway of India.The museum was renamed in the 1990s or early 2000s after Shivaji, the founder of Maratha Empire.The museum building is built in the IndoSaracenic style of architecture, incorporating elements of other styles of architecture like the Mughal, Maratha and Jain.The museum building is surrounded by a garden of palm trees and formal flower beds.The museum houses approximately 50,000 exhibits of ancient Indian history as well as objects from foreign lands, categorized primarily into three sections Art, Archaeology and Natural History.The museum houses Indus Valley Civilization artefacts, and other relics from ancient India from the time of the Guptas, Mauryas, Chalukyas and Rashtrakuta. .....
Global Vipassana Pagoda
7. The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a Meditation Hall near Gorai, Northwest of Mumbai, India.The Pagoda was inaugurated by Pratibha Patil, then President of India on 8 February 2009.It is built on donated land on a peninsula between Gorai creek and the Arabian Sea.The pagoda is to serve as a monument of peace and harmony.The Global Vipassana Pagoda has been built out of gratitude to the Buddha, his teaching and the community of monks practicing his teaching.Its traditional Burmese design is an expression of gratitude towards the country of Myanmar for preserving the practice of Vipassana.The shape of the pagoda is a copy of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.It was built combining ancient Indian and modern technology to enable it to last for a thousand years. .....
Mahalakshmi Temple
8. Mahalaxmi Temple is one of the most famous temples of Mumbai situated on Bhulabhai Desai Road in Mahalaxmi area.It is dedicated to Mahalakshmi the central deity of Devi Mahatmyam.The temple was built in 1831 by Dhakji Dadaji (1760 1846), a Hindu merchant.The temple contains images of the goddesses Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswati.All three images are adorned with nose rings, gold bangles and pearl necklaces.The image of Mahalakshmi is in the center shown holding lotus flowers in tandem.The compound of this temple contains several stalls that sell flower garlands and other paraphernalia used by devotees for worship and as offering. .....
Haji Ali Dargah
9. The Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and dargah (tomb) located on an islet off the coast of Worli in the Southern part of Mumbai.Near the heart of the city proper, the dargah is one of the most recognisable landmarks of Mumbai.An exquisite example of IndoIslamic Architecture, associated with legends about doomed lovers, the dargah contains the tomb of Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. .....
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
10. Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), previously Borivali National Park, is a large protected area in the northern part of suburban Mumbai city in Maharashtra State in India.It encompasses an area of 104 km2 (40 sq mi) and is surrounded on three sides by India.most populous city. It is notable as one of the major national parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world.The rich flora and fauna of Sanjay Gandhi National Park attracts more than 2 million visitors every year.Tourists also enjoy visiting the 2400 years old Kanheri caves sculpted out of the rocky cliffs which lie within the park. .....
Babulnath
11. Babulnath is an ancient Shiva temple in Mumbai, India.Situated on a small hillock near Girgaum Chowpatty, it is one of oldest temples in the city, Shiva in the form of the Lord of the Babul tree is the main deity in this temple.The faithful climb up to the temple and obtain Darshan of the shivling and obtain blessings of the Lord.It is also possible to take an elevator up to the temple.The temples is visited by lakhs of devotees on annual Mahashivratri festival. .....
Girgaum Chowpatty
12. Girgaon Chaupati, commonly known as just Chaupati (pronounced as chowpatty), is one of the most famous public beaches adjoining Marine Drive in the Girgaon area of Mumbai, India.The beach is famous for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations when hundreds of people from all over Mumbai come to immerse the idols of Lord Ganapati in the Arabian Sea.It is also one of the many places in the city where the Ramlila is performed on a stage every year.An effigy of Ravan, that is erected on the sand, is burnt by the end of the 10day performance.One can find several bhelpuri, panipuri, ragda patties and pav bhaji vendors on the beach. .....
Elephanta Island
13. The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally the city of caves) in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra.The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves.The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the god Shiva.The rock cut architecture of the caves has been dated to between the 5th and 8th centuries, although the identity of the original builders is still a subject of debate.The caves are hewn from solid basalt rock.All the caves were also originally painted in the past, but now only traces remain. .....
Mount Mary Church
14. The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, more commonly known as Mount Mary Church, is a Roman Catholic Basilica located in Bandra, Mumbai.The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated here on the first Sunday after 8 September, the birthday of the Virgin Mary.The feast is followed by a week long celebration known locally as the Bandra Fair and is visited by thousands of people. .....
Rajabai Clock Tower
15. The Rajabai Clock Tower is a clock tower in South Mumbai, India.It is located in the confines of the Fort campus of the University of Mumbai.The tower stands at a height of 85 m (280 ft).The tower was built in a fusion of Venetian and Gothic styles.It is built out of the locally available buff coloured Kurla stone.The tower has one of the best stained glass windows in the city. .....
Jehangir Art Gallery
16. The Jehangir Art Gallery is an art gallery in Mumbai (India).It was founded by Sir Cowasji Jehangir at the urging of K.K.Hebbar and Homi Bhabha.It was built in 1952.Managed by the Committee of Management, the entire cost of this mansion was donated by Cowasji Jehangir.This gallery is situated at Kala Ghoda, behind the Prince of Wales Museum, in South Mumbai near the Gateway of India, and has four exhibition halls.The gallery was designed by G.M.Bhuta for G.M.Bhuta and Associates. .....
Bombay High Court
17. Bombay High Court at Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, is one of the oldest High Courts of India with jurisdiction over the states of Maharashtra and Goa, and, the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.The High Court has regional branches at Nagpur and Aurangabad in Maharashtra and Panaji, Goa.The court is one of the most distinguished high courts in the country.The first Chief Justice, the Attorney General and Solicitor General of Independent India were from this court.Since India.Independence, 22 judges from this court have been elevated to the Supreme Court and 8 of them have been Chief Justice of India. .....
Jijamata Udyaan
18. Jijamata Udyaan formerly called Ranichi Bagh (meaning Queen.Gardens) after the original British name Victoria Gardens, and now also known as Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, is a zoo and garden located at Byculla, in the heart of Mumbai, India.It was laid out in 1861 and is one of the oldest zoos in India.Also, situated in the Gardens is the Dr.Bhau Daji Lad Museum (formerly Victoria and Albert Museum), mainly of industrial and agricultural interest.On the grounds to the east of the museum is the giant statue of an elephant, taken from the Elephanta Caves on Gharapuri to Britain in 1864, and later returned to these gardens. .....
Taraporewala Aquarium
19. Taraporewala Aquarium, situated in the city of Mumbai, India was built in 1951 at a cost of Rs 8,00,000, it hosts marine and freshwater fishes.The aquarium is located on the famous Marine Drive.The aquarium is named after a Parsee who donated Rs.200,000 for the construction.There are 100 species of marine and fresh water fish including seven types of coral fish from the Lakshadweep Islands.Attractions include sharks, turtles, rays, moray eels, sea turtles, small starfish and stingrays.Exhibits offer a glimpse of the variety of marine life in the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean.There is also a room with fossils and preserved fish in bottles, along with rare sea shells. .....
Marve Beach
20. Marve Beach is located in the Western Suburb of Malad in the city of Mumbai, India.Ferry Services to the Essel World and Water kingdom Amusement Parks and Manori are available at its north end.Ferry service to Manori is provided by BEST.You can also carry your two wheelers onto the Ferry to Manori Island.Marve beach may be reached from Malad Railway Station (West side) by BEST bus no 272.Autorickshaws and taxis are available round the clock.Movement on Marve beach is restricted due to its narrow width as well as presence of Indian Naval base, INS Hamla.The beach is not safe for swimming due to presence of very swift currents and sinking sand. .....
Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum
21. The Dr.Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum (formerly the Victoria and Albert Museum) is the oldest museum in Mumbai.Situated in Byculla East, it was originally established in 1855 as a treasure house of the decorative and industrial arts, and was later renamed in honour of Bhau Daji. .....
Mahalaxmi Racecourse
22. The Mahalaxmi Racecourse is a horse racing track in Mahalaxmi neighbourhood, of Mumbai.The track is oval shaped with 2,400 metres (7,900 ft) straight chute, spread over approximately 225 acres (0.91 km2 0.352 sq mi) of open land in the heart of Mumbai city.It was created out of a marshy land known as Mahalakshmi Flats.Built in 1883 and modelled on the Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, it is spread over land facing the sea.It was originally donated by Sir Cusrow N Wadia and today it is on lease from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to Royal Western India Turf Club which runs the racecourse.The Grandstand, off the course, is a designated heritage structure.The racecourse is the only helipad open for civilian use in South Mumbai. .....
Nehru Centre
23. Nehru Centre is a memorial to Pt.Jawahar Lal Nehru, who symbolised the ideals of enlightened curiosity, scientific temper, secular values and a faith in the people of India.The purpose of this Centre is to promote the teachings and ideals of Nehru through educational and cultural programmes.The Centre organises scientific, cultural and educational activities. .....
Nehru Science Centre
24. Nehru Science Center (NSC), Mumbai, is India.largest interactive science center, located in Worli.The center is named after India.first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.In 1977, the center started with the Light and Sight exhibition, and then in 1979 a Science Park was built.On November 11, 1985 it was opened to the public by the late Rajiv Gandhi, at that time Prime Minister of India. .....
Aksa Beach
25. Aksa Beach is a popular beach and a vacation spot in Aksa village at Malad, Mumbai, India.It is situated close to Malvani.This beach was one of the most silent and least visited beaches.It was very clean you could find a large variety of snails and shells.It is a popular weekend destination with youngsters.It is dotted with many private cottages and hotels, some of which are rented out to tourists and visitors. .....
Salsette Island
26. Salsette Island (Salsete) is an island in Maharashtra state on India.west coast.The metropolis of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), the city of Thane and MiraBhayandar lie on it, making it very populous and one of the most densely populated islands in the world.It has about 15.1 million inhabitants living on an area of about 619 km2. .....
JW Marriott Mumbai
27. The JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai is the flagship hotel of the Marriott Group in Mumbai, India.Founded by JW Marriott Jr.and coowned by Raheja Hospitality.JW Marriott, Mumbai was the first JW Marriott brand in India.It also offers wedding services.It also houses a nightclub called Enigma that was popular with Bollywood actors and actresses.JW Marriott Mumbai also houses Quan Spa, the flagship spa brand of Marriott. .....
Castella de Aguada
28. Castella de Aguada (Portuguese Fort of the Waterpoint), also known as the Bandra Fort, is a fort located in Bandra, Mumbai.Castella is a misspelling for Portuguese Castelo (castle).Properly, it should be called Castelo da Aguada, although it seems its Portuguese builders actually called it Forte de Bandora (or Bandra Fort).It is located at Land.End in Bandra.It was built by the Portuguese in 1640 as a watchtower overlooking Mahim Bay, the Arabian Sea and the southern island of Mahim.The strategic value of the fort was enhanced in 1661 after the Portuguese ceded the seven islands of Bombay that lay to the immediate south of Bandra to the English.The name indicates its origin as a place where fresh water was available in the form of a fountain (Aguada) for Portuguese ships cruising the coasts in the initial period of Portuguese presence.The fort lies over several levels, from sea level to an altitude of 24 metres (79 ft).Castella de Aguada has been featured in several Hindi films, such as Dil Chahta Hai and Buddha Mil Gaya. .....
Walkeshwar Temple
29. Walkeshwar Temple, also known as the Baan Ganga Temple, is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god, Shiva located in Walkeshwar, near Malabar Hill neighborhood, in South Mumbai precinct of the city of Mumbai, India.It is situated at the highest point of the city, and close to the temple, lies the Banganga Tank. .....
Tikuji Ni Wadi
30. TikujiNiWadi is an amusement park, water park, and a resort near Mumbai and inside the Indian city of Thane.The Water Park has pools and water slides.The amusement park includes gokarts, roller coasters, giant wheels and a 7story zipline and many more.Additionally, there is a Shiva temple and marriage halls as a part of the resort.During Shivarathri, they make Shiva replica out of ice.The park remains open during the rainy season.A recent addition is realistic dinosaur park.There are ATV Motor cars. .....
Powai Lake
31. Powai Lake (named after Framaji Kavasji Powai Estate) is an artificial lake, situated in Mumbai, in the Powai valley, where a Powai village with a cluster of huts existed.The city suburb called Powai shares its name with the lake.Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, one of the premier institutions of science and technology in India, is located to the east of the lake.Another famous institution, the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), is also located close to the lake.Housing complexes and plush hotels are developed all around the lake periphery.Population around the lake has thus substantially increased over the years. .....
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
32. Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Mumbai is a Hindu temple (Mandir) and a part of the Swaminarayan Sampraday.This Swaminarayan Temple is located in the Bhuleshwar area of Mumbai and is the oldest Swaminarayan Mandir in Mumbai, being over a hundred years old.The present Mandir has a tri spire structure and the Murtis installed are that of Laxminarayan Dev, Ghanshyam Maharaj, Hari Krishna Maharaj, Gaulokvihari and Radha.It is a Shikharband Mandir and comes under the Laxminarayan Dev Gadi (Vadtal).This temple is one of many in the Bhuleshwar area that led to the birth of Phool Galli (or flower market) in Bhuleshwar due to the high demand of flowers in these temples. .....
Wankhede Stadium
33. The Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium in the Indian city of Mumbai.The stadium now has capacity of 33,482, following renovations for the 2011 Cricket World Cup.Before the upgrade, the capacity was approximately 45,000.The Wankhede stadium has been host to numerous high profile cricket matches in the past, including the match in which Ravi Shastri hit six sixes in an over.The stadium also hosted the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final, in which India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets, apart from many other matches in both the 1996 as well as 2011 Cricket World Cup.The stadium witnessed the historic last match of Sachin Tendulkar.international career. .....
Madh Fort
34. Madh Fort (also called Versova Fort) is a small fort in northern Mumbai, India situated at Madh Island.It was built by the Portuguese and lost it in February 1739 during the war against Maratha empire.It is secluded and difficult to reach, about 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Malad and is the last stop on route 271 of BEST bus service or via Versova by ferry boat. .....
Vihar Lake
35. Vihar Lake is located near Vihar village on the Mithi River within the precincts of the Borivali National Park, also called the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, in North Mumbai.When built in 1860 (construction started in 1856), it was considered as the largest lake in Mumbai in the Salsette group of islands.It is hemmed between the Tulsi Lake and the Powai Lake(shown in map).It partly meets the drinking water needs of the South Mumbai region.It supplies only 3 percentage of the Mumbai city water requirement, after filtration at Bhandup where the large water filtration plant is located. .....
Regal Cinema
36. The Regal Cinema is an Art deco Movie theater located at Colaba Causeway, in Mumbai, India.Built by Framji Sidhwa, the first film to be aired at the Regal was the Laurel and Hardy work The Devil.Brother in 1933.As per the Limca Book of Records it is the first air conditioned theatre of India. .....
Brabourne Stadium
37. The Brabourne Stadium is a cricket ground in the Indian city of Mumbai.The ground is owned by the Cricket Club of India (CCI).Brabourne Stadium is India.first permanent sporting venue.The North Stand of the Brabourne housed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters and the 1983 Cricket World Cup trophy until 2006 when both were moved to the newly built Cricket Centre at the nearby Wankhede Stadium.Brabourne Stadium hosted Test matches from 1948 to 1972, and was the venue for Bombay Pentangular matches from 1937 until 1946.After disputes over ticketing arrangements with the CCI, the Bombay Cricket Association (BCA) built the Wankhede Stadium a few hundred metres north of Brabourne.After the Wankhede was built, Brabourne was no longer used for Test matches, although visiting teams played a few firstclass matches at the ground.Apart from cricket, the ground has played host to tennis and football matches as well as music shows and concerts. .....
Cathedral of the Holy Name
38. The Cathedral of the Holy Name is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) and the seat of the Archbishop of Bombay and headquarters of the Archdiocese of Bombay .The cathedral is located in the Colaba area in South Mumbai.The residence of the Archbishop is located adjacent to the Cathedral.This Cathedral was built to replace the older Cathedral which was located in the Bhuleshwar area of the city, where there are few resident Christians.That site was sold off, and the former parochial church of the Holy Name in Colaba was elevated as the ProCathedral. .....
India Tower
39. India Tower (previously known as the Park Hyatt Tower also known as the Dynamix Balwas Tower or DB Tower) is a 126 storey, 718metre (2,356 ft) supertall skyscraper that began construction in the city of Mumbai, India, in 2010.Construction work was put on hold in 2011. .....
Worli Fort
40. The Worli Fort is a fort built by the British in Worli, Mumbai, India.The fort, often mistakenly referred to as being built by the Portuguese, was actually built by the British around 1675.The fort, built on the Worli hill, overlooked the Mahim Bay at a time the city was made up of just seven islands.It was used as a lookout for enemy ships and pirates. .....
David Sassoon Library
41. The David Sassoon Library is the name of a famous library and heritage structure in Mumbai, India.The idea for a library to be situated in the center of the city was the brainchild of Albert Sassoon, son of the famous Baghdadi Jewish philanthropist, David Sassoon.The building was designed by architects J.Campbell and G.E.Gosling, for the Scott McClelland and Company, at a cost of Rs.125,000.David Sassoon donated Rs.60,000, while the rest was borne by the Government of Bombay Presidency.The library is located on Rampart Row, looking across the Kala Ghoda.The building, completed in 1870, is built using yellow Malad stone, much like the abutting Elphinstone College, Army and Navy Buildings and Watson.Hotel.Above the entrance portico is a white stone bust of David Sassoon. .....
Afghan Church
42. The Church of St.John the Evangelist, better known as the Afghan Church is an Anglican Church in South Mumbai, India, built by the British to commemorate the dead of the disastrous defeat in the First Afghan War of 1838.The church is located in Navy Nagar in the Colaba area of Mumbai (Bombay).It is considered to be an improved version of the Church of St.John in the Wilderness which was built in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.From the time of their construction, both these churches are believed to have hosted members of the White Brotherhood who believe that Lord Jesus visits them from the Cave of Light in the Dauladhar Mountains even today. .....
INS Vikrant
43. INS Vikrant was a Majesticclass aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy.She played a key role in enforcing the naval blockade on East Pakistan during the IndoPakistan War of 1971.The ship was built under the name Hercules for the British Royal Navy during World War II, but construction was put on hold after the war.end, and she never entered British service.India purchased the incomplete carrier from the United Kingdom in 1957, and construction was completed in 1961.INS Vikrant was commissioned as the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy.After years of distinguished service, she was decommissioned in January 1997. .....
Malad
44. Malad is a suburb, 34 km north of Mumbai, India.It is also the name of the railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western Line, located in the Malad suburb.Malad, in keeping with the diverse nature of Mumbai, has a mix of people from all over India.The original Inhabitants are the Koli community, which thrived in pockets, such as Marve, Malwani, Madh and Manori Island.Apart from the Koli community the suburban town has a large East Indian Community. .....
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Alan Guth. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1947, American physicist and cosmologist Alan Guth was smart enough to leave school a year early and go straight to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he earned his bachelor s, master s and doc .....
Benefits of Nectarine
Small amounts of vitamin C. Fresh nectarines have small amounts of vitamin C. 100 g provides 5.4 mg or about 9% of dailyrecommended levels. VitaminC has antioxidant effects and is required for connective tissue formation within the human body. Consumption of fruits rich in vita .....
Best Beaches
North Male Atoll. The North Male Atoll, which is nestled in the middle of the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sri Lanka, is home to secluded, immaculate beaches, private bungalows and remarkable ocean views. .....
Different ways to Drap Saree
Rajrani saree draping style. Take out your silks and rich net sarees for the festive occasions and dress up like royalty with this draping style.Rajrani is a variation of the Gujarati saree draping style.The only difference in this style is that unlike others, the pleats are all .....
Forever Young Naturally Beauty
Organic Shampooing Tea tree treat. Add 1 drop essential oil of tea tree to 1 tbsp shampoo before application for its cleansing properties. .....
Romantic Valentines Date Ideas
Waffle Bar Date. Surprise your spouse on Valentines day with our romantic Waffle Bar date idea. Not only have we provided gorgeous printables to dress up your waffle bar, but we have also included some of our FAVORITE recipes. .....
Effective Exercises You Can Do Anywhere
1 Leg Squats. Muscles worked quads, glutes, hamstrings If doing a one legged squat seems intimidating, dont worry, its not as crazy as it seems. Start off by using a chair and then gradually wean yourself off of it. .....
Astounding Facts about the human body
Fast sneeze. The typical human sneeze travels at just under 64 km/h. Thats the same speed as a running tiger! .....
Abraham Lincoln
Childhood. Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Thomas was a strong and determined pioneer who found a moderate level of prosperity and was well respected in the community. The couple had .....
Benefits of Turmeric
Asthma. Turmeric is an anti inflammatory, it can help reduce the inflammation associated with?asthma. Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder to a glass of warm milk, and drink this mixture as an effective asthma home remedy.? .....
The Crocodile and Monkey
The Crocodile and Monkey Step 1. There lived a Crocodile in a lake surrounded by green grasses, sweetest jamun trees and beautiful mountains. .....
Most Ridiculous Chocolate Flavours
Chai chocolate. A kick of ginger and chai essence all packaged in milk chocolatey goodness. .....
Benefits of Iceberg lettuce
Iron. Iron is important for the blood hemoglobin amount and also for many other heartrelated benefits. Iron content can be very wellbalanced with lettuce leaves as they provide almost four times the iron in the romaine variety than in the iceberg one. .....
Rules to play Underwater Photography
Right Camera. With the advent of digital technology, film has slid into relic status. That does not mean it is obsoletewith appropriate housing for a film camera one can capture impressive imagesbut it is not as easy as shooting with a digital camera.The number o .....
Makeover Tips for Lips
Puckering Lips. Pucker proof lips are a sure thing when you use a lip pencil to fill in your entire lip area (not just the edges) and then top with gloss in a slightly lighter color. .....
Most Beautiful Flowers In The World
Rose. Rose is one of the most popular and loved of the beautiful flowers of all time and its beautiful meaning is known by almost all at some level. Roses, with their unique combination of thorny stems and fragrant blossoms, are often prized as a symbol of .....
Famous Party Cities In The World
Bali Indonesia. The party in Bali doesnt really pick up until 1 AM, which leaves you plenty of time to pregame. A major hit with hardcore Australian partiers and tourists, Bali is broken up into districts that are practically based on what kind of party you can expe .....
Most Famous Landmarks Around the World
Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Capitol Hill, aside from being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the United States Capitol along wide avenues. .....
Precautions while using Oxygen Therapy
Avoiding electrical shock. When using an oxygen concentrator, plug the power cord into a grounded electrical outlet. A grounded outlet has three holes, and can take a three pronged plug. Never alter a plug or use an adapter that allows you to plug a three pronged plug into a t .....
Kiran Bedi
Awards. For her outstanding work, Kiran Bedi has received a number of accolades like: Presidents Gallantry Award 1979 Women of the Year Award 1980 Asia Region Award for Drug Prevention and Control 1991 Magsaysay Award for Government Service 1994 Mahila Shiro .....
Benefits of Cashew
Keep your heart healthy. Cashew nuts are rich in good fats and have zero cholesterol which helps lower LDL, the bad cholesterol, and triglyceride making ones heart healthy.Many think that cutting out fat intake is good for our body which is untrue. Our body needs nutrients f .....
Benefits of Radicchio
Radicchio can help lower ones blood pressure. Radicchio contains the phytonutrients lycopene, Ellagic acid and quercitin. Studies have shown to decrease the systolic blood pressure ? the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats. Radicchio also contains much more potassium than sodium. Potas .....
Benefits of Pomegranates
There are different pomegranate varieties. Israelis have innovated different varieties of pomegranates. Some are sweeter; others keep longer. According to the Agricultural Ministry, this years crop is expected to yield some 60,000 tons of fruit. Of that, 14,000 tons of pomegranates will be us .....
Summer Health Foods
Red onions. Red onions make a fantastic addition to summer salads, and not just because they taste delicious. If you suffer from hay fever or heat rash then red onions should be an integral ingredient of your summer diet. They contain high levels of quercetin, a .....
Flowers
Alyssum Halimifolium. Grows spontaneously in dry situations, in the southernmost parts of Europe, where it is shrubby, and in similar situations it is so in some degree with us, but on our flower borders, where it is usually sown, it grows so luxuriantly, that the stalks .....
Precautions while using WhatsApp
Use your non phone channels. In the smartphone era, its worth remembering that not being accessible via a single phone number is not the restriction you might think. With Wi Fi, you can still access email, Twitter, Facebook, and free messaging apps like Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp .....
Ellora Caves
Other Hindu caves. Other notable Hindu caves are the Rameshvara (Cave 21), which has figurines of river goddesses Ganga and Yamuna at the entrance and the Dhumar Lena (Cave 29) whose design is similar to the cave temple on Elephanta Island near Mumbai. Two other caves, .....
Famous Indian Scientists
Pranav Mistry. Pranav Mistry (born 1981) is an Indian computer scientist and Inventor At present, he is the head of Think Tank Team and Vice President of Research at Samsung He is best known for his work on SixthSense and Samsung Galaxy Gear His research interests .....
Exchanging Christmas Gifts
Christmas Carols Exchange. Write the first lines of Christmas carols and place in a bag. Place the remaining part of the song on each gift as guests arrive. When it is time to exchange, each guest pulls out a line of the carol and must match it up to the gift that has the rest .....
Tips to get ready for New Year
Spend Less Save More. To bring this grand statement back to reality, two finance experts weigh in. Farnoosh Torabi recommends that you, Check your bank balance daily. You need to know where you stand so you can make healthier choices. Daily Worth founder Amanda Steinberg .....
Xmas Cake Ideas
Wintery Blue Snowflake Cake. Family and friends feeling a little blue during the winter or Christmas season? Surprise them by serving this fun, snowflake shaped cake using the Wilton Snowflake Tube Cake Pan. .....
Benefits of Oregano
Be careful. Oregano oil in its pure form is so strong, it should only be used when diluted; try a ratio of one part oregano oil to three parts carrier oil, such as olive oil. Undiluted oregano oil can be irritating to the skin and mucous membranes. It is also po .....
Xmas For Kids
Cracker Crafts. Save enough toilet tissue tubes to supply the family. Create Christmas crackers by stuffing tubes with tiny candies, toys and treats. Wrap crackers, and use them as place cards for holiday dinners. .....
Flowers
Rosa Semperflorens. We are induced to consider the rose here represented, as one of the most desirable plants in point of ornament ever introduced to this country, its flowers, large in proportion to the plant, are semi double, and with great richness of colour unite a .....
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