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Bombay Port Trust employees, Parsis were in World War I

MUMBAI: Every year before National Maritime Day in April, a little-known memorial in Masjid Bunder dedicated to 2,223 seamen—"who fell in the Great War and whose graves are the sea" —gets spruced up. The bronze plaques, lining the viridian ... Times of India, 1 month ago

Past Masters: History enthusiasts document their tiny communities

Mumbai is a city churning with stories. They tumble out of potholes, echo in colonial archways and seep from the damp walls of dilapidated buildings. So it's fitting that an army of amateur historians has taken it upon themselves to document every ...
 Times of India3 days ago

MOVIE REVIEW: Finding Fanny - Youll find it funny...

Director: Homi Adajania Actors: Naseeruddin Shah, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor Rating: ***1/2 By the look of things here, you may be forced to believe Goa, or at least the village where this film is set, must be one heck of a sexless ...
 ABP Live5 days ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Homage to War Heroes of the Parsi community

(LtoR): Commodore M Bhada, Sqn Ldr P Jamasji, Major Gen Soli Pavri, Vispi Dastur, President BPA, Commodore Aspi Marker, Aloo Shroff, Secretary BPA, Sqn Ldr Minoo Wadia, Pervin Sidhwa, Committee Member BPA. To honour the bravehearts of the Armed ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 week ago

Grit and determination, his hallmark

by K.D.M. Kittanpahuwa 'Who told you the Muslim League gave us Pakistan? I brought Pakistan with my stenographer,' a defiant Mohamed Ali Jinnah, who midwifed the birth of Pakistan exploded into mild anger. Aloof and arrogant, imperious in ...
 Sunday Observer2 weeks ago

Mumbai bat lovers join forces to save their leathery little friends

Winged and leathery, not furry or feathery. Bats are mostly looked upon as dark, mysterious creatures that should be left to their own devices as opposed to a cuddly dog or cat. The city shuns and detests them, but the mammals do have a few fans in the city ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
National Geographic

Hunting Tigers in the '20s

Editor's Note: In recognition of International Tiger Day , we present the following article from our archives as a way of illustrating how attitudes toward tigers have changed in the past century. In November 1924, Brigadier General William Mitchell ...
 National Geographic1 month ago
DNA India

Gourmet spin for pub grub in Bangalore

Bangalore began the trend of gastropubs, which bring the art and science of good food to a trendy pub space. Smita Balram Kumar talks to trailblazers in the business to see what's cooking Plan B in Bangalore's Castle Street Food, it ...
 DNA India2 months ago
Rediff.com

Relive India's first ever Test match... against England in 1932!

Ahead of the Indian cricket team's upcoming Test series against England, Rajneesh Gupta looks back in time on the 184-day trip in Blighty during which the team played 38 matches, including a solitary Test. The cricketing relationship between India and England goes back such a long way that it can’t be said with surety when it exactly started. The first time an Indian side toured England was way back in 1886. The tour, organised by the Parsee Cricketers of Bombay, was in the nature of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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