Millennial view: Chembur is a home

Little lanes littered with portugese style cottages, the big church on tenth road, an ever-present diamond garden, the smell of kebabs that always lingers on the front entrance of Chembur gymkhana, the old Croissants bakery (now closed), and the colour green, lots and lots of green – this is the Chembur I know, have known,…Read More

Community living at BPCL colony, Trombay

When you enter the gates of Bharat Petroleum colony, Trombay – situated in Chembur, you will traverse through a canopy of trees welcoming you to a cool and green environment.  This township is sprawled across 65 acres of lavish lawns and gardens, dotted with quaint villas, heritage bungalows, multi-storeyed apartments lined with mango, gulmohar and…Read More

Discovery of medieval relic in Chembur

A commemorative stone slab found on the campus of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Deonar in Mumbai in 2016 shows that land in Deonar was gifted by 14th century King Hambirarao to one of his  military commanders on October 3rd, 1368. The slab is inscribed in medieval Marathi, and is interspersed with Perseo-Arabic and…Read More

Chembur: A city in itself

While my first employment brought me to Mumbai – and what an eventful or rather dreadful first day it was when I hopped into a Virar fast from Andheri on my way to Churchgate. The experience left me shaken. I was well dressed in a corporate attire with a tie when I was on the…Read More

My fitness journey

I am an academician by profession. I have been a teacher at the prestigious Atomic Energy Central School (BARC) for the last 20 years. After getting married and being blessed with a son and daughter, I, like most Indian women, was happily engaged in taking care of my kids and family while attending to my…Read More