Can Mumbai’s flamboyant Art Deco be saved from salty winds and ugly alterations?

Can Mumbai’s flamboyant Art Deco be saved from salty winds and ugly alterations?

A shaft of late-afternoon sunlight falls on a deep, grey sea and bounces off the water’s surface. The effect is an artificial-looking, molten silver pool that makes the ocean seem more welcoming than it really is. The wind carries a fine, salty spray over the promenade skirting the frothy waters. It is low tide. Traffic bustles. Across the busy street, in the milkiness of a post-rain September, the features of Marine Drive’s Art Deco buildings are distinctive. Art Deco studs other cities too, popping up here and there in Ahmedabad,…

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Massage at salon – Timely diagnosis, treatment saved him: Doctors

Massage at salon – Timely diagnosis, treatment saved him: Doctors

Doctors got to know that Babu was a regular at the salon and often opted for head and neck massage, which alwa… Read More A haircut along with a complimentary head and neck massage at Rs 100 – the package was irresistible. Babu Reddy, 40, walked into a salon near his home on a fateful day in May. But the 30-minute session proved too costly for the Banaswadi businessman. A crick in the neck following the massage gave him a stroke. When Babu sat on the swivel chair, all he…

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