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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...

Maharashtra Elections 2014 – Candidates for Vasai

Here are the candidates in fray for the Vasai (133) constituency for the Maharashtra Vidhansabha Elections 2014 INC – Michael Furtado BJP – Chandrashekhar Dhuri N/A – Vivek Pandit IND – Shivaji Sule IND – Roger Dias IND – Manuel Tuscano BVA – Hitendra Thakur BVA – Pravina Thakur BSP – Vinod Tambe IND – Arvind Upadhayay BMP – Sadashiv Hatkar MNS – Swapnil Nar More details on the EC website -http://103.23.150.139/VSAffidavits/VS2014.aspx Update: According to...

Vasai Fort

Documentary On Vasai Tourism

The Vasai-Virar Mahanagar Palika has created a documentary on Tourism in Vasai. This 40 minute documentary is written by Sanjay Parab and voiced by Makrand Anaspure and Sheetal Kale. It was commissioned on the 27th of December 2013 with an initial budget of Rs. 9,50,000. The documentary explores the various places in Vasai such as Vasai Fort, Arnala Fort, the beaches in Vasai, Jivdani Temple, St. Gonsalo Garcia Church, Vajreshwari Mandir, Tungareshwar, Kaman Fort, Vagholi...

Malcolm Dias

Malcolm Dias – First Vasaikar in the NDA

Malcolm Dias, 18, worked hard for months preparing for his goal to join defence services. On Saturday, he became the first person from Bhuigaon village in Vasai to crack the National Defence Academy entrance exams, ranking 220 on the merit list. After my class X board exams, I knew I wanted to join the defence. And so, I did not choose engineering or medicine as my career. My aim was to serve the country...