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Free AUTO and TAXI FARE Calculator On Your MOBILE

Posted by Deepak Shetty on September 13, 2010

As we all know recently there has been hike in fares of rickshaw and taxi in Mumbai. Many of us are still clueless about the new fares or how the fare is to be calculated on the basis of meter reading and many times we end up paying more. But now thanks to technology & free applications that has come up with a solution to this problem.

If you are travelling in places like Mumbai, Navi Mumbai (Thane), Delhi, Pune & Ahmedabad with a GPRS/EDGE phone, all you have to do is visit – http://rickfare.com/ enter the metered amount into the input box and hit on the “Auto & Taxi Fare” button to know the amount you have to pay. A perfect Auto & Taxi Fare calculator that will show you the amount you have to pay during day time and also after midnight where additional charges are applicable.

There is also second option for Mumbaikar’s an Auto & Taxi Fare Tariff mobile application compatible with most of the Java Mobiles with size as small as Approx 56kb. NO GPRS connection required & it’s FREE .
STEP BY STEP INSTALLATION GUIDE – Auto/Taxi Software

[ Step 1 – Download Text/Image Version ]
1)Please click any of the Links to Download.
Text Version: Download Now ,
Image Version: Download Now ,
WAP Download Install: Simply type ‘www.mumbai77.com/wap/‘ to download directly from GRPS enabled mobile.

2) Transfer the JAR file via Bluetooth/Data cable to your Mobile Phone, Just click to install it.

[ Step 2 – See your Unique Mobile ‘LICENSE ID’ ]
Go to Main menu “Register” option, Read instructions Displayed and Press OK and you will see 6 DIGIT Numeric License ID of Mumbai Local

[Step 3 – Get FREE ‘License KEY’ to open and start using software.]
Go to Auto Taxi Tariff Card Software link and click on GET LICENSE KEY link to get your key. Add that KEY to next space available to LICENSE ID.

So now no more getting cheated you can pay CORRECT & EXACT Auto and Taxi meter fare charges thanks to rickfare.com & meter down Application for making things so easy for localitze & travelers

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Mumbai Cyclothon India’s Biggest Cycling Event

Posted by Deepak Shetty on February 24, 2010

The Salman Khan Foundation launched India’s first ever international cycling event, ‘Mumbai Cyclothon – Tour De Mumbai’ which was held at Bandra Reclamation, received tremendous response, with enthusiasts from all walks of life such as International cyclists, National cyclists, Amateur cyclists, Cycling aficionados, Working professionals, Housewives and School children participating, thereby adding colour and fervour to the whole experience. Organized by Sport18, the sports marketing division of the Network18 group and ID Sports – a sports management company, the event also witnessed participation from a host of celebrities, government officials, officials from International Cycling Union (UCI), Cycling Federation of India (CFI), Maharashtra Cycling Association (MCA) and Corporates.

“The main aim of promoting cycling through the Being Human Tour De Mumbai – Mumbai Cyclothon is to bring professional international cycling to India. Moreover it’s the best and easiest way to keep your heart healthy and fight the increasing risk of heart diseases that seems to be plaguing our people at a very young age”, said Dr. Akil Khan, Chairman and Managing Director, ID sports, adding a health and fitness dimension to this event. On this occasion, ID Sports launched India’s first healthcare online portal, Topdoctorsonline.com that intends to enable rural India to have access to the best doctors in the country through the portal.

In addition to TI Cycles as the title sponsor for Mumbai Cyclothon, various other Corporates extended their association and participation in the event. Some of leading brands from corporate India namely Provogue, Union Bank of India, ICICI Lombard Health Insurance, Tata Group, Gitanjali, Reebok, Gatorade, Nature Valley, Volini, Nokia, Lilavati, Times of India, Bisleri, Gold’s Gym, Trident, MTV, CNBC-TV18, CNN-IBN, Bright Outdoors, Lilavati Hospitals, Topspin and John Gloster were on-board as partners.  The KBS foundation in an indication of its support to cyclothon organized a Car-Free Day at Carter Road today. Partners like Red FM, Cinemax, Reebok and Café Coffee Day in the lead up to the event engaged with their consumers through in-house promotional activities.

Note: Being Human, The Salman Khan Foundation is a trust set up by Salman Khan for helping the cause of the underprivileged. The foundation has two focus areas education and healthcare. Being Human was started by Salman Khan by investing his own money. In order to increase the reach and corpus of the Foundation, Salman Khan  has  undertaken  initiatives  such  as  Being  Human  art  and  Being  Human merchandise.   Proceeds from the sale of art and merchandise support Being Human, the Salman Khan Foundation.

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Mumbai On Mobile !!!

Posted by Deepak Shetty on February 11, 2010

While Mumbai’s train are famous for their efficiency and crowdedness, there is another form of transport used widely by Mumbaikers. This is the bus. While it can take a while to travel  by bus in mumbai , it gives you a unique street-view of the city, and often is the connection between the train stations and your point of destinations.

Daily more than 42 lakh people are traveling using Mumbai Bus and most of the times you must have observed people are quite confused as they don’t have any information about which bus goes where. At times someone gets into wrong bus or many times people keep asking at bus stop, which bus he/she should take to go to XYZ place. There are tourists come to mumbai, are travelling using booklet .
So here is a solution to these problems search City Bus on Mobile, without SMS, without GPRS search your bus in less than 10 second, less than 10 keystrokes all you have to do is go to this site www.m4mum.com & click on Download Mobile 4 Mumbai .
Pre-Launch features
•    No need to send and spend on SMS!
•    No GPRS (Internet on mobile)
•    User friendly
•    Search bus within 10 key strokes! In less than 10 seconds
•    Works on Mobile Phone of Rs. 3000/- also (j2me compatible!)
•    Better than the BEST ! Get all names of small bus stops which are not available even on BEST official website !!!
•    Simpler than Google, Yahoo, Rediff Maps if you are travelling using Bus in Mumbai !

Click here to see the routes of buses in Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai online

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Consumers Courts In Mumbai

Posted by Deepak Shetty on November 4, 2009

Consumer_CourtIN 1986, Indian government introduced a new Act for the protection of consumers known as COPRA (Consumers Protection Act). The provisions of this Act cover ‘goods’ as well as ‘services’.  The goods are those which are manufactured or produced and sold to consumers through wholesalers and retailers.  The services are in the nature of transport, telephone, electricity, housing, banking, insurance, medical treatment, etc. According to this, no shopkeeper or businessman should cheat the consumer. IF done so, consumer can report in Consumers forum or courts. These courts are meant for protection of consumers. There are 3 levels of Consumer forum:-

1) District level
2) State level
3) Country level

Mumbai being a big city has people who face problems with many products or services they have brought, and sometimes going back to the shop isnt a good idea, as they do nothing about it and refuse to replace or refund the money or even compensate for any faulty services. So when it comes to this point you need to visit a consumer court in Mumbai. Below is a list of consumer courts in Mumabi where you can file your complaint, please find consumer court Mumbai addresses and telephone numbers

Consumer Court In Mumbai

State Commission

The Registrar Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Administrative Staff College, Hazarimal Somani College, Mumbai – 400 001. 22072097(O) 22018539(fax) 23697273

District Forum Address

Central Mumbai
6th Floor, Arun Chambers, Tardeo, Mumbai. 022 / 24937770

Mumbai Suburban

New Administrative Bldg., 3rd floor,Bandra (East), Mumbai.400 051 022 / 26551625

South Mumbai
6th Floor, Arun Chambers, Tardeo, Mumbai. 022 / 24911734

Thane
Collectorate Office,2nd Floor,Room no.214, Thane. 022 / 25344069

To know about the consumer court fee click on the link below
http://www.icrpc.org/icrpc.org.courtfee.htm

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Mumbai gets Laser Show Garden To attract Tourism!!!

Posted by Deepak Shetty on August 3, 2009

Mumbai has always been a place of tourist attraction, it has a long list of sites to be visited. Historical sites, contemporary wonders, archaeological sites, religious sites and natural wonders. Recently the Bandra Worli Sea Link was Inaugurated and now to add more to its attraction for tourists the city has got a garden equipped with multimedia laser show and musical fountains.

The Bharat Van Garden, situated at Marol in the western suburb of Andheri, was inaugurated on 2 August by Union Minister of State for Information and Technology Communications Gurudas Kamat yesterday. The garden, developed by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), is spread across a hillock over about five acres of land and MTDC had sanctioned Rs 7.33 crore for procuring and installing equipment for musical fountains and multimedia laser show.

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) had carried out its beautification. After inauguration, Mr Kamat said, ” We have fulfilled our commitment and this garden is developed to promote tourism, it will be a special tourist attraction for all Mumbaikars and especially, the incoming domestic and foreign tourists in the city.”

This is a nice approach to add on to tourist attraction in mumbai, hope there are also measures taken to maintain the place after spending such a huge amount in making it .There are already objections coming up against it which I think should be solved as Mumbai is more famous for objections and protests along with development in the city.

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