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Saviya Lopes becomes a Director at Clark House Initiative, Bombay

Saviya Lopes has been with Clark House since 2014. She is the youngest, brightest participating artist of Clark House Initiative and a recent graduate from Rachna Sansad Academy of Fine Art. Her research thesis took form of a confession where she confronted various identities. Her works articulate a hypocrisy that we are well versed with but refuse to shed often using the cudgels of culture. She works in the context of feminism and its interventions of...

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Vasai gets an Air Quality Monitoring Station

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has completed construction of the stations, which are expected to start functioning from May 1 The project is a year behind schedule, but 11 air quality monitoring stations across Mumbai and its suburbs will start functioning from May. The centres will provide real-time air updates to citizens about the quality of air in their localities. The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) said it has completed construction of the air quality...

Vasai Fort City Heritage Walk

When: Sunday, 2nd October 2016 Time: 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM RSVP: Vasai Fort City Heritage Walk Facebook Event Details An Half day event were, Group interested in Numismatics, Archaeology and History will walk around talking about stories related to the History of Vasai Fort. Pascal Roque Lopes who is a Masters in Numismatics & Archaeology and Researches around the Indo – Portuguese Maratha History will lead the group. Pascal will guide the walk has his...

Church Bell at Baneshwar temple, Pune

Church Bells of Bassein Fort

There were seven churches in Bassein Fort: 2 were managed by the secular clergy and the remaining 5 were managed by the religious Orders of the Franciscans, Dominicans, Augustinians, Jesuits and Knights Hospitaller. On 23 May 1739, one week later, after the Treaty of Bassein was signed between the Portuguese & Marathas, the Portuguese garrison of some 300 soldiers walked out with full military honours as one of the conditions mentioned in the treaty and the...

Pascal Lopes has 100 stamps on Mother Teresa

As the countdown begins to the canonization of Mother Teresa, various groups will celebrate the joyous event in different ways. Pascal Lopes, a numismatist from Vasai, has built an enviable collection of 100 stamps based on her from all parts of the world. Mother Teresa will be declared a saint by the Vatican on September 4. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will represent India at the ceremony. Pascal has taken a Masters degree in Numismatics...

Update on the Vasai East-West connecting bridge

Update on the Vasai East-West connecting bridge

The work of putting on remaining girder on New Vasai East West flyover being built will be undertaken from tomorrow (11th April 2016) and the work is expected to be on till Friday 15th April During this timing, the traffic on EXISTING Vasai East West flyover will be closed between 12 Midnight to 4 am next morning for 5 nights Please take note of this and plan your travel accordingly . For urgent travel /emergency...

List of winners at the VVMC elections 2015

Here are your corporaters who won in the VVMC elections 2015. 1 – गोवारी दिलीप यशवंत( बविआ) 2 -पाटिल यज्ञेश्वर अनंत (बविआ) 3 – रणजीत वामन पाटिल(बविआ) 4 – कांता अनंत पाटिल (बविआ) 5 – किणी जयश्री जयवंत (बविआ) 6 – पाटिल विनय दिवाकर (बविआ) 7- सदानंद गजानन पाटिल (बविआ) 8 – पांडुरंग मोरोपंत इंगले (बविआ) 9 – जिनत अक्रम शेख (बविआ) 10 -नरेन्द्र वसंत पाटिल (बविआ) 11- संजय दिगंबर पिंगुलकर( बविआ) 12 – ममता...

115 Wards after Vasai-Virar Delimitation

The civic polls in the Vasai-Virar region likely to be held in May-June will see an increase in the number of corporators. The Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) on Monday finalised the ward delimitation process. The number of wards have gone up from 89 in 2010 to 115 in 2015. The civic polls (second election since the VVMC was formed in July 2009) are likely to be held in end May or June first week....

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Maharashtra Elections – Final list of candidates for Vasai

Here is the final list of candidates for the Vasai (133) constituency. Name Party Symbol Tambe Vinod Vishram Bahujan Samaj Party Elephant Furtyado Michael Poshan Indian National Congress Hand Swapnil Santosh Nar Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Railway Engine Thakur Hitendra Vishnu Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi Whistle Adv. Sadashiv Yadavrao Hatkar Bahujan Mukti Party Cot Arvind Vijaykumar Upadhyay Independent Auto Rickshaw Manvel J. Tuscano Independent Gas Cylinder Vivek Raghunath Pandit (Bhau) Independent Bat This list is an extract...