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New – Auto rickshaw Tariff Fare

Rickshaw Tariff Fare

New Rickshaw tariff fare approved by RTA with the rounded off fares.

The Sapling Project – Venue & Timings

Next Sapling distribution drive is happening on 6’th June 2010 in the  following cities :

Bangalore:
Venue: Lalbagh, Glass house.
Time: 10:30 AM
Joel Fernandes – 9008905774

Chennai:
Venue: Isha Project Green Hands, No. 5 Moolachathiram, Perumal Kovil St, MMC Post, Chennai 51
Time: 10:00 AM
Rajasekar – 9840727371, Magesh – 9940305209

Delhi :
Venue: Rose Garden, (Inside Lodhi Gardens), Delhi
Time: 8:00 AM
Garima – 9810807082

Mumbai:
9 AM – Opp Barista, Shivaji Park
11.00 am – Vile Parle (e), Opp Parleshwar Temple
12.00 pm – Vile Parle (w) HDFC Bank, SV Rd.
1.30 pm – Near Shoppers Stop, Andheri (w)
3.00 pm – Inorbit Mall, Malad (w)
5.00 pm – Near IC church , IC Colony, Borivali(w)
Contact : Ranjeet – 9322131415 , Satish – 9833443545

South Bombay:
9.30 AM – Gateway of India
10.30 AM – Eros Theatre
Contact: Priyanka Dalal – 9004350022

Navi Mumbai:
– Nerul – Tentatively Partek hill
– Vashi – Tentatively Sector 10
– Panvel – Tentative
Contact : Shailaja – 9819076469

Pune:
7:30 AM – Kalyani Nagar ( Jogger’s Park)
8:45 AM – University campus/ University Circle
9:30 AM – F.C Road
10:30 AM – Law college Road
Contact: Libu – 9881460654, Pradaxina – 9881093149

Latur
Date : 5th June
Venue: Old MIDC Area,
Time : 10.30 am
Dinesh – 9890774748

You can sign up at http://thesaplingproject.com

Sapling Project Poster : http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2774/4146532432_0d4c4b96bc_o.jpg

Flickr (photos) : http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/thesaplingproject/

Twitter : @saplingproject

Facebook Group : http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=190098221995

It would be great if you can support us by spreading the word on The Sapling Project initiative through your community, Facebook/Orkut/Twitter group.

Hopefully online users would be inspired enough to join the initiative.

Mumbai’s best Vada Pav

Mumba’s best Vada Pav, originally uploaded by Bombaylives.

Mumbai’s Best Vada Pav @ I.C Colony, Borivali

I met and congratulated Nitin Patil, the man behind the yummy vada pav in our colony :)

Update: Nitin Patil, IC Colony’s Vada Pav guy has won the 1st prize, Its a nice feeling to know that I’ve been eating the best vada pav in Bombay all my life :)

Bombay Times Article on the Results

Pav Wow - Nitin Patil

Nitin Patil thanking fans for the SMS votes.

Pav Wow - Nitin Patil

Ch. Berry Pulao @ Britannia



Ch. Berry Pulao @ Britannia, originally uploaded by Bombaylives.


Their motto is “There is no love greater than the love of eating”

3 Things you must have at this iconic place 1. Chicken or Mutton Berry Pulao, 2. Rogers Raspberry 3. Caramel Custard.

Where : Wakefield House, 11 Sprott Road, 16 Ballard Estate, Mumbai

Note: Its open only 12-4 pm & no credit cards :)

Funny rickshaw graffiti



Funny rickshaw graffiti, originally uploaded by Bombaylives.

Spotted At Inorbit Signal – Malad, Bombay

Coming soon – The Sapling Project III

What : The 3rd Sapling Project Drive

When : June 6th  2010.

What to expect : More cities, more participants, more saplings .

What are we doing different this time : T’shirts, Celebrities, Coordinators in each area, Improved website.

Looking for to your participation and support.

You can follow us on Twitter @saplingproject & signup at http://thesaplingproject.com

Watch this space more venue and event details.

Dharavi 48



Dharavi 48, originally uploaded by Bombaylives.

DN Rd – JJ Flyover – Lalbaug !!!

Took some snaps from the Taxi after meeting up with Ben and his colleague from The Christian Science Monitor & my friend Ranjeet at the Stadium Restaurant in Churchgate.

Colorful labourers

They played Holi before they got to work .

Videcon @ DN Rd

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Art Deco Buildings on DN Road.

VT aka CST #2

VT aka CST

The Majestic Victoria Terminus now CST.

Bhendi Bazaar Masjid

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Somewhere among the Mosque is Suleman Usman Mithaiwala.

JJ Blood Bank

Lalbaug Flyover  WIP

Work in Progress @ Labaug

ITC Grand Maratha

ITC Grand Maratha

For more pics and Larger images check out my Flickr Page.

Carnival ‘10 @ I.C Colony, Borivali

Like I say every year, The only place in India apart from Goa, where the Carnival is held is  in IC Colony , Borivali (w).

This year participation was bit low key but the mood was vibrant as always, and yes the usual suspects Karnataka Bank , ICICI and HDFC floats were also there :)

Though I missed the evening celebrations, Managed to catch the Carnival Float Parade.

This year King Momo was  Kukud.

Sharing some images :-

King Momo
King Momo

EyeSee Elephant
EyeSee Elephant – Our Cable + Internetwala

Save Our Planet
Save Our Planet

Eugenie Bldg
Eco Bus – Eugenie Bldg

Protect our Environment- VOIC
VOIC – Protect Our Environment

Kids at Carnival
Kids at Carnival

Vocal VOIC
Vocal VOIC

Suraj's Float
Suraj’s Float

AC DC & Iron Man
AC Dc Iron Man ??

AC DC Float

Check out more pics here : IC COLONY

KalaGhoda Art Festival – Snapshots.

The festival is on till Valentine’s day :), 14th February 2010

Download the Schedule here.

http://www.kalaghodaassociation.com/kgaf10.pdf

What you can expect : Kids playing with Colour, Bench & Umbrella Painting, Gallery and pavement shows,exhibitions, literary events, music concerts, dance performances, a food fiesta, and a buzzing street festival bring in audiences and participants from all over the city & world.

After seeing all this you should drink at Gokul,Cafe Royal, Mondegar or Leopold and eat at Bade Miya’s :)

Sharing some colors and images shot at the 1st day of the Kalaghoda Festival.

The  Ghoda is back!!

The missing Kala Ghoda is back, though minus the jockey :)

Save Water

Save water!!
Bombay Taxi

Wish our Khallipeeli’s were as colorful as this.

Bombay Dabbawallah Cycle

The Bombay Dabbawalah Cycle

Save Water

Save Water

Lets hang

Don’t mess with Nature

Heal the world

Heal the World

Bench Painting @ Horniman Circle

Bench Painting @ Horniman Circle

The Great Indian Mango Trick

The Great Indian Mango Trick

Paintings

Nice paintings for Sale

Anti - Plastic Man

No its not Iron Man.
yeh kya hai?

Ragpicker admiring Photos.

Banian Art

Banian Art!!
For Larger size images click on the Pic and Also do feel free check out & comment on  The Flickr Set for more pics

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