It's strange to be ancient. Ive lived in Bombay in the Forties, when a pound of beef set you back by four annas, as did the taxi's flag drop. The small cab was an Austin or Morris, and the big one a Parsee-driven Chevy that cost six annas a ride. Mid Day, 1 month ago
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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 India, 1 week ago
In its seventh decade Ajay K. Mehra Narendra Modi's council of ministers took oath on 26 May 2014, a day before the fiftieth death anniversary of India's first prime minister (PM) Jawaharlal Nehru, who laid the foundation of cabinet government ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
Theatrical, brilliant, excessive and doomed — there had never been another band like Queen or a frontman like Freddie Mercury I t was an utterly unexpected rebirth. from the moment Freddie Mercury and the other members of Queen guitarist Brian ...Rolling Stone, 3 weeks ago
Author : Cyrus Mistry Publisher : Aleph Book Company Price : 396 208 pages The characters that inhabit writer Cyrus Mistry's first collection of short stories — Passion Flower: Seven Stories of Derangement — go about their daily lives with ...DNA India, 3 weeks ago
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.com, 4 weeks ago
This writer was reading a report relating to the honorary Knighthood Britain had conferred on Ratan Tata, Chairman, of the giant House of Tatas. It all seemed a twist of fate. I remember learning how the Tatas, especially Ratan Tata's granduncle.Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago
Goans gathered around a dinner table are normally expected to discuss politics or football, so when dozens of these London-based foodies met at the Assado restaurant in London recently, no one would suspect they were conspiring a food revolution.Times of India, 1 month ago
The first woman Vice-Chancellor of Mumbai University, Dr. Mehroo Bengalee, passed away on Wednesday after a brief illness. She was 84. Dr. Bengalee started her career as a simple teacher and through sheer hard work rose to be the Head of the ...Afternoon Despatch & Courier, 2 months ago Mumbai University's first woman V-C dies Indian Express, 2 months ago
MUMBAI: As sunlight would stream in through the rose window, it would illuminate the face of a prominent figure seated in the first row of the Neo-Gothic convocation hall of Mumbai University. That dignified figure would be Mehroo Bengalee, the ...Times of India, 2 months ago
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