You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Mumbai

Animal lover marries off pet monkeys

DNMUM275578 | 4/30/2013 | Author : Imran Fazal | WC :326

DNA of Borivli Virar

Nallasopara: The mood was set for a perfect wedding. The fire for the saath phere was lit and couple's family members were present as well. The only thing that might seem a bit odd was that the bride and groom were two monkeys.
Jayesh Mehta, 55, an animal lover and a developer from Nallasopara, had arranged the wedding of his two pet monkeys — six-months-old Hrithik and five-months-old Deepika — at his animal shelter on Vasai-Virar link road.
"Fire brigade officials from Central Park, Nallasopara (E) had rescued Hrithik from a building terrace three months ago. They handed him over to my care as he was creating a nuisance at their premises. On Hanuman Jayanthi, fire brigade officials received a call from Vasant Nagari ar
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Mumbai

Ballard Estate unwinds...
DNMUM357034 | 2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : Meera Warrier | WC :410

If there were a geographical equivalent of the Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde legend, this would be it. Gothic, old-world, architecturally-rich buildings that serve as offices to enterprises—small and big—by weekdays; and an art fiesta with dance, music, st
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

City's pride and honour
DNMUM357036 | 2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : Pooja Patel | WC :378

Recently, on Republic Day, President Pranab Mukherjee announced the winners of the Indian Police Medal. Among the awardees is Pradeep Kumar, the only Railway Police (RPF) Officer from Western Railway and Central Railway together, to receive this hono
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Spoilt for choice at BKC
DNMUM357037 | 2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : Jayadev Calamur | WC :473

When BKC first opened, there were a number of headquarters of corporate giants, but not too many eating options. When I was in college, there was a US Pizza located inside one of the petrol pumps. Today, however, while US Pizza isn't there, food revi
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Colouring the town HAPPY
DNMUM357038 | 2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : Pooja Patel | WC :288

With an intention of participating in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Haresh Shah, founder of Making a Difference (M.A.D.) Foundation; along with a few volunteers, adopted a colourful way to clean up areas of the city. M.A.D. Foundation started cleaning a
Add To LightboxCalculate Price