The name 'Bombay' came about when Portuguese settlers discovered the city as an archipelago of seven islands separated by marshy swamps. The deep harbour made it excellent for establishing a port for trade and it was duly christened 'Bom Bahia' (The ... Indiatimes, 2 weeks ago
Rick Stein explores the melting pot that is Mumbai in search of the bombil, the fish that immortalised Bombay Duck. He also gets to enjoy Parsee hospitality and learn about their contribution to Indian cuisine. Further south in the town of ...Enhance TV, 4 weeks ago
New America Media , Commentary, , Posted: Jul 17, 2015 There is a gay kiss of death in Bollywood. That seems to be the clear suggestion of veteran film critic and journalist Subhash K Jha. Jha has come up with a gallery of actors whose ...New America Media, 5 days ago Dressing up homophobia: Subhash K Jha and Bollywood's gay kiss of death Firstpost.com, 2 weeks ago
Mumbai: The Parsi colony in Mumbai's Dadar neighbourhood is unique. It is the world's largest concentration of Parsis, now down to its last 80,000 despite the community's wealth and education. Locally, this central urban enclave is everything that ...NDTV, 1 month ago
A journalist without a pen? he asked as I fumbled to find mine in the recesses of a big bag. Here's an architect's pencil instead. That's how I jotted Charles Correa's quotes as notes. He was, memorably, the very first interviewee I had the ...Mid Day, 1 month ago
, was an Indian-born batsman who played 12 Tests for England. Duleep was considered one of the finest batsmen of his time but had to give up playing due to health issues. Nishad Pai Vaidya picks 15 facts one must know about the legend from ...DNA India, 1 month ago
An upcoming exhibit unearths Mumbai's Hindustani classical music heritage from ignored quarters. Mumbai is a city of many realities. Which is why the Congress House area is notorious for latenight mujras. From 1925 onwards, the building, which ...Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago
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