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Fiona Fernandez

Fiona Fernandez

Features Editor, The Guide Twitter: @bombayana

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Is mental healthcare on their minds?

Is mental healthcare on their minds?

If state and national budgets are any indicator, one is concerned whether our newly elected policy makers will show a mindsets shift when it comes to creating a robust plan for mental healthcare, especially for senior citizens... [Read More]

15 April,2024 06:44 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
It’s okay to not be okay

It’s okay to not be okay

Sidhartha Mallya’s debut children’s book has a talking pet dog offer life lessons to normalise conversations around mental wellness... [Read More]

14 April,2024 06:34 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
Billionaire Club, are you listening?

Billionaire Club, are you listening?

Shortly after the announcement that their home city is the new billionaire capital in Asia, our sutradhaars slipped into total shock. They resurface weeks later to discuss why such elevations are bunkum to the average Bombaywallah... [Read More]

08 April,2024 06:54 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
‘If you hate Lilith, you hate honesty’

‘If you hate Lilith, you hate honesty’

Shinie Antony’s new book introduces readers to an under-represented character, a she-demon, a villainess and a fiery voice who demanded equality of the sexes in Biblical times... [Read More]

29 March,2024 09:15 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
Why this book is a must-read if you want to explore the history of Kerala

Why this book is a must-read if you want to explore the history of Kerala

It is why seasoned journalist Binoo K John’s The Curry Coast comes as a refreshing departure from all of the above that we’ve experienced by virtue of having to play fair reviewer on the job... [Read More]

26 March,2024 09:15 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
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IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024, DC vs SRH: Here's all you need to know

IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024, DC vs SRH: Here's all you need to know

In the 35th fixture of the IPL 2024, Delhi Capitals will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Here is all you need to know about today`s match (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

20 April,2024 05:50 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Key interchanges along Mumbai's new coastal road phase 1

IN PHOTOS: Key interchanges along Mumbai's new coastal road phase 1

The Coastal Road project spans 35.6 kilometers and incorporates a mix of reclaimed land, bridges, elevated roads and tunnels along the Arabian Sea coastline. Today marks the launch of Phase 1 of this transformative infrastructure, which is poised to address the longstanding transportation issues and alleviate the burden on existing roadways... [Read More]

11 March,2024 12:21 PM IST
In Photos: PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 35,700 cr in Jharkhand

In Photos: PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 35,700 cr in Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 35,700 crore in Jharkhand (Pics/PTI)... [Read More]

01 March,2024 02:09 PM IST
In Photos: Israel retaliating after Hezbollah fires 35 rockets

In Photos: Israel retaliating after Hezbollah fires 35 rockets

The Israel Defence Forces said they identified approximately 35 rocket launches from Lebanon into the northern Israeli area of Mount Meron (Pics/AFP)... [Read More]

28 February,2024 02:07 PM IST
In Pics: Triptii Drimri sets the ramp on fire in a cutout dress

In Pics: Triptii Drimri sets the ramp on fire in a cutout dress

In Pics: Bollywood celebrities rained down at an event last night through which we got to witness some interesting looks. From Triptii Drimri setting the ramp on fire in a cutout dress to Orry showing off his carrot shaped phone case, here`s what went down last night!... [Read More]

13 January,2024 08:28 AM IST
Ent Top Stories: Malaika Arora addresses possibilities of a second marriage

Ent Top Stories: Malaika Arora addresses possibilities of a second marriage

Entertainment Top Stories: End your day with the most happening highlights. It`s time to relax and take a look at the latest news and events... [Read More]

27 December,2023 07:03 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | Virat Kohli's best knocks

IN PHOTOS | Virat Kohli's best knocks

Former India skipper and India`s `Run-Machine` Virat Kohli turned 35 today. Here are some best knocks played by the right-hander across all formats (Pic: AFP/ File Pic)... [Read More]

05 November,2023 03:19 PM IST
Punjab CM Mann, students offer prayers at Golden Temple in anti-drug initiative

Punjab CM Mann, students offer prayers at Golden Temple in anti-drug initiative

Punjab`s Chief Minister, Bhagwant Mann, led a gathering of 35,000 schoolchildren in offering an `ardas` (prayer) at the revered Golden Temple in Amritsar. Their collective prayer aimed to eradicate drug addiction and transform Punjab into a drug-free state. Pics/PTI & X... [Read More]

18 October,2023 06:40 PM IST
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Abrogation of Article 370 haunts Pak again, Pak calls it

Abrogation of Article 370 haunts Pak again, Pak calls it "a painful step"

In 2019, HM Amit Shah moved a resolution revoking Article 370 from J&K in Rajya Sabha on August 05. The resolution was passed and PM Modi-led Centre scrapped Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. It also brought an end to the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. Even after 5 years, the abrogation of Article 370 still haunts Pakistan, one of the biggest setbacks internationally. Pakistan Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar called abrogation of Article 370 a “very painful, extreme step”. Notably, the strained ties between India and its neighbours has hit Pakistan’s trade severely. Reeling under economic crisis, Ishaq Dar called for “seriously examine” of trade with India. On the other side, Modi govt’s strategy of prioritising development has begun showing results in J&K. In the path of development, the state has witnessed the expenditure of the highest-ever funds in the financial year 2022-23. To attract investment, Centre, UT admin focused on reforms such as ease of doing business, land and capital provisions.... [Read More]

25 March,2024 04:08 PM IST
Somali Pirates in Mumbai: 35 Somali pirates handed over to Mumbai Police by Navy

Somali Pirates in Mumbai: 35 Somali pirates handed over to Mumbai Police by Navy

Indian Navy’s warship INS Kolkata brought 35 captured Somali pirates to India on March 23. All 35 Somalian pirates were handed over to Mumbai Police after due formalities of Customs and Immigration. After being handed to Mumbai Police, the pirates were taken to JJ Hospital for medical examination. The pirates were captured by the Indian Navy in an Anti-Piracy operation on March 16 from the Arabian Sea. As part of the Indian Navy’s anti-maritime security operations, INS Kolkata intercepted the hijacked vessel, ex-MV Ruen. The navy intercepted ex-MV Ruen, which was reported to have sailed out as a pirate ship on high seas. After over 40 hours of operation, Indian Navy coerced all 35 Pirates to surrender and ensured safe evacuation of 17 crew members. The Navy shared a video of its encounter with Somali pirates who were using a hijacked merchant vessel. The pirates onboard the vessel were called upon to surrender and release the vessel.... [Read More]

23 March,2024 05:32 PM IST
Inside India’s and Air India’s first Airbus A350 with luxurious seats

Inside India’s and Air India’s first Airbus A350 with luxurious seats

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday inaugurated India`s and Air India`s first Airbus A350 aircraft on the first day of Wings India 2024. This not only marks the arrival of state-of-the-art aircraft to Air India`s fleet but also signifies India`s growing stature as a major player in the global aviation industry. ... [Read More]

19 January,2024 10:51 AM IST | Mumbai
Sonu Sood talks about his upcoming film 'Fateh,' based on cybercrime

Sonu Sood talks about his upcoming film 'Fateh,' based on cybercrime

In an inspiring journey of fan-driven philanthropy, the `Mai Bhi Sonu Sood` campaign, launched on November 4, 2023, from New Delhi, has successfully traversed over 100 cities, uniting people across India. From Ghaziabad to Jaisalmer, this initiative embraced major towns and cities, spreading the values of goodness and unity. The campaign`s final destination: Mumbai. Along the way, Sonu Sood, discussing his upcoming film `Fateh,` based on cybercrime, added a layer of excitement to the cause... [Read More]

16 December,2023 05:21 PM IST
Dheeraj Sahu IT Raids: Amit Shah attacks India Bloc on 353 Crore cash haul

Dheeraj Sahu IT Raids: Amit Shah attacks India Bloc on 353 Crore cash haul

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday hit out at the INDIA bloc over the silence maintained by its leaders after the recovery of cash worth ₹353 crore from the premises of Congress MP Dhiraj Sahu. Attacking the parties on the Dheeraj Sahu IT raids, Amit Shah said, “I understand Congress is silent as corruption is in their nature but JDU, RJD, DMK, and SP all are sitting silently...Now I understand why a campaign was run against PM Modi that agencies are being misused. It was run because there was a fear in their mind that all the secrets of their corruption would be revealed.”... [Read More]

11 December,2023 11:06 AM IST
Virat Kohli’s Birthday: As Virat Kohli turns 35, fans cut the cake

Virat Kohli’s Birthday: As Virat Kohli turns 35, fans cut the cake

Virat Kohli, the star Indian batsman widely regarded as one of the greatest to ever wield a cricket bat, celebrated his 35th birthday on November 05. The modern-day great has left no stone unturned to impress his fans with many of his historic knocks over the years. On Virat Kohli’s birthday, cricket enthusiasts celebrated the former Indian captain’s birthday in Kolkata. On this occasion, they held a cake-cutting ceremony. The fanhood went one step ahead after they wore Kohli’s mask to express their love. In the ongoing world cup 2023, Kohli`s performance has been described to be the best ever. He aims to be the first Indian player to win two World Cups. ... [Read More]

05 November,2023 02:03 PM IST
Air India Express rebrands aircraft with new logo and aircraft 'livery'

Air India Express rebrands aircraft with new logo and aircraft 'livery'

 Air India Express on October 18 rebranded its aircraft with a new logo, livery. The event was held at the Mumbai airport. The new Air India Express mainly features four colours including orange, turquoise, tangerine and ice blue. According to the airline, the livery of the first new Boeing 737-8 aircraft was inspired by the Bandhani textile design. Air India Express is in the process of mearing with AIX Connect-Air Asia India and will operate as one airline. This comes a little over two months after Air India unveiled its new brand identity. ... [Read More]

19 October,2023 03:12 PM IST | Mumbai
Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Over 35000 women in Pune recite Ganapati Atharvasirsa

Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Over 35000 women in Pune recite Ganapati Atharvasirsa

On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi 2023, more than 35,000 women gathered and recited Ganapati Atharvaśīrṣa in front of Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir in Pune earlier this morning. This was organised by the Temple Trust as a part of Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations.... [Read More]

20 September,2023 12:35 PM IST
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