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Date with history: Find out how IISc came into existence

The Indian Institute of Science was conceptualised during a chance conversation between Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata aboard a cruise-liner headed to Chicago in 1896. A letter, in the archives of the IISc, speaks of the vision ... Economic Times, 6 days ago

Meher Marfatia: Big house in a little lane

By Meher Marfatia | Posted 4 hours Having won India's first Platinum rating for a heritage building, Bombay House shows the way to being conservation corporate' What happens when a $108.78-billion company rules with a conscience? It ...
 Mid Day2 weeks ago

How the Winner's Curse caught up with Tata Steel in UK

Tata Steel's journey in the United Kingdom, as it draws to an end, reminds us of the Winner's Curse, the financial theory that the winning participant in a frenzied auction will typically pay an overvalued price. What a win it was! Nine years ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Jerry Pinto's Mahim

The board screams Haji Dawood Haji Abdulla and Sons, leading into a wood market that is easy to miss on the way to Bandra Reclamation. Much before the water's edge, surrounded by small piles of debris, it is possible to see Mahim Fort on your left, ...
 Condé Nast Traveller India1 month ago
DNA India

Revisiting Colaba to understand the Plague of 1896

In 1896, Mumbai (then known as Bombay) was struck by a plague epidemic that killed thousands of people. The cause for this, experts say, was the large flux of immigrants moving into the city. It's been over a century since the plague broke out, ...
 DNA India1 month ago

Insider's guide to... Memorial sites of the 1896 plague

The first case of plague in India was discovered by a British medical practitioner — Dr Acacio Gabriel Viegas — at Mandvi, Gujarat, in 1986. By 1901, the disease had spread across pockets in Mumbai, claiming an average of 1,900 lives per week.
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

This iconic hotel is connected to the Bombay Plague. How?

Prev By Dipanjan Sinha | Posted 2 hours In 1896, national leaders, iconic landmarks, dedicated doctors and a resilient city were caught by an epidemic. Test your Mumbai history IQ In 1896, Mumbai (then Bombay) was devastated by a plague.
 Mid Day1 month ago

Steel City to pay tribute to founder JN Tata

ity is decked up to pay tribute to the founder Jamsteji Nusserwanji Tata on his 177th birth anniversary on March 3. Jubilee Park and other institutions of Tata Steel are being lit up for the gala event. The city wears a festive look these days as ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago
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