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Global Startup Ecosystem: India Ranks 17th

India has been ranked 17th position among 100 countries in Startup Ecosystem Ranking for 2019 released by StartupBlink. It was ranked 37th spot last year. The report ranks countries based on the strength of its startup ecosystem. United States ranked 1st in the list followed by United Kingdom. It takes into consideration startup ecosystems of ..

India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park comes up in Mumbai

In Mumbai, EsselWorld launched India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park at the Essel World Bird Park in Gorai. The rain forest themed park is spread across 1.5 acres and is home to over 500 birds belonging to 60 different exotic species. Hence, this is the first bird park in India to host three ..

Essel World launched an interactive bird park in Gorai

Essel World has unveiled an first of its kind interactive bird park in Gorai, Mumbai, Maharashtra. This rainforest themed park is spread across 1.4 acres is home to over 500 exotic birds from more than 60 species. The main motive behind this park is to establish a bird park that meets international standards and let ..

Darryl D’Monte, senior journalist and environmental activist passes away

Darryl D’Monte (74), the senior journalist and environmental activist, has passed away in Mumbai on March 16, 2019. During his long career, D’Monte worked as the resident editor with leading media organisations such as ‘The Times of India’ and ‘Indian Express’ in Mumbai. He also wrote for websites and penned the book ‘Ripping the Fabric’ ..

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF-2019) started in Mumbai

On 2nd February, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF-2019) has started in Mumbai to commemorate 20 years of its inception. The fest is the India’s largest multi-cultural street festival, which will celebrate two glorious decades of art and culture through cinema, theatre, dance, literature and sculpture through various spots on Mumbai’s map. The festival will ..

Jayant Kaikini wins 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Jayant Kaikini, renowned Kannada poet short-story writer, columnist and playwright and lyricist, has won the prestigious 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for ‘No Presents Please: Mumbai Stories’ at the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet. The novel is a collection of short stories set in Mumbai dating back to the 1980s. It offers a ..

10th edition of India Rubber Expo (IRE-2019) started in Mumbai

The 10th edition of the India Rubber Expo (IRE-2019) has been inaugurated by Union Minister Suresh Prabhu at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai on January 17. The IRE will showcase the latest technological developments in rubber industry and also talk about the current market status, facilities and services on R&D and quality ..

Naresh Harishchandra Patil sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Justice Naresh Harishchandra Patil has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office to Justice Patil at a brief ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. The Bombay High Court is one of the oldest High Courts of India and its principle seat ..