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Nani Palkhivala and The Constitution of India

On 16-1-1920 was born a child in Bombay whom his parents christened Nanabhoy. It was not an earth-shattering event at that time. In later years, he …

Law

Lecture on old Bombay hotels debunks myths and unearths scandals

There has been a persistent rumour that Parsi industrialist Jamsetji Tata was denied entry to the European-owned Esplanade Hotel or ­ in a less …

India

Zubin Mehta launches his biography

World-renowned orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta launched a biography based on his life and work on Friday.Titled <i>Zubin Mehta: A Musical Journey</i> by …

Time I

Time to institutionalise puppetry: Dadi Pudumjee

The master puppeteer who gave life to mammoth puppets besides song and dance sequences in modern puppetry, is back with a one-of-its-kind exhibition …

India

Check in to vintage Mumbai with Simin Patel

This evening, Mumbai historian Simin Patel will discuss the hotel trade in Bombay from 1860 to 1903. Excerpts from an interviewArticle By Anand …

India

Compliance Complete Conference by CAP India a Grand Success

<b>The spirit of philanthropy is alive, well and in able hands</b> The Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (CAP), one of India’s most credible and …

NGOs

Persian Cuisine, Fragrant and Rich With Symbolism

The scents of Nowruz hit me from the moment I walked in the door of Naz Deravian’s house in Inglewood, Calif. Wafts of floral hyacinth, pungent …

Persian Culture