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New RTO at Vasai

New RTO at Vasai

Residents of extended suburbs from Mira Road onwards have a reason to cheer. The transport department of the government of Maharashtra is starting a new Regional Transport office (RTO) in Vasai-Virar municipal limits. Residents of these areas now would need not travel to get their […]

Aadhaar in Vasai #FAIL

Aadhaar in Vasai #FAIL

Aadhaar – support I had been to the Aadhar enrollment center in Vasai today morning and was not pleased with the experience there. For a population of 174396 (indicative population of 8 lacs in the Vasai-Virar region) (Census 2011) Class I town the infrastructure that’s been […]

UID Registrations in Vasai

The UID registration has began in Vasai . Registration will be open for almost a year . For every person, it takes about 10-15 minutes to complete the registration process. In a day, the registration centres manage to enrol close to 50 persons . Documents […]

Beatification and canonisation of Pope John Paul II

Beatification and canonisation of Pope John Paul II

On 9 May 2005, Benedict XVI began the beatification process for his predecessor. Normally five years must pass after a person’s death before the beatification process can begin. However, in an audience with Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Vicar Camillo Ruini, the one responsible for promoting […]

Restoration work ruining Vasai fort, says activist

Restoration work ruining Vasai fort, says activist

Historic inscriptions on the 500-year-old Portuguese fort at Vasai are being damaged due to the Archaeological Survey of India’s (ASI) wrong conservation practices, local residents have alleged. “The ASI’s restoration project is damaging the fort. The ancient inscriptions on the premises of the fort have […]

Subodh Bible

Subodh Bible

Marathi readers who are curious about Christianity and the Bible finally have a text they can turn to. Father Francis D’Britto, has written a 1,200-page adaptation of the Bible in Marathi. This is the first major version of the holy book in the language since […]