Around the world: Diary of a prodigious woman traveller

Around the world: Diary of a prodigious woman traveller

I know someone who has had 18 passports. Who has travelled 180 countries. Solo. As a woman. Over five decades. I am talking about one of our country’s most prodigious and brave travelers, a woman called Meher Heroyce Moos. And here is a bit of her story, in her words. Article by Mallika Sarabhai |…

Mumbai’s Oldest Cricket Clubs

Mumbai’s Oldest Cricket Clubs

In 19th-century Mumbai, the gentleman’s game was often used to show that one’s community was superior to another’s Article by Dustin Silgardo | Mint On Sunday “The Parsee owes his cricket prosperity as much to the civilizing and inspiring influence of British Rule as to his own innate vigour and adaptability. He is a fine…

Mumbai’s vulture breeding programme has fizzled out: BNHS

After managing to have a successful programme elsewhere in India, BNHS’s Dr Vibhu Prakash, head of the BNHS Vulture Conservation Breeding Programme spoke to dna’s Tanea Bandopadhyay on the status of the programme in Mumbai. The director said it will be some time before the birds, known for their voracious meat-eating appetite, are seen circling…

SodaBottleOpenerWala: Irani Cafe Opens in Hyderabad

SodaBottleOpenerWala: Irani Cafe Opens in Hyderabad

For those who have grown sipping Irani Chai but are worried about the shutting down of the famous cafes serving them, there is good news. AD Singh and his wife Sabina, promoters of Olive Bar & Kitchen, are opening a new breed of Irani restaurants — SodaBottleOpenerWala — that, besides the popular dishes, will serve…

Dorab Mistry Elected to the European Council of Religious Leaders

Dorab Mistry Elected to the European Council of Religious Leaders

In an email communiqué from ZTFE: Dear ZTFE Members & Well-wishers Members of the European Council of Religious Leaders ECRL met in Frankfurt, Germany between 11th and 13th May 2015, to debate on the future of the inter religious dialogue platform, bringing together European religious leaders from Judaism, Christianity and Islam together with Buddhists, Hindus,…

How did Meher Heroyce Moos get her 18 passports?

How did Meher Heroyce Moos get her 18 passports?

Meet the solo woman traveller from Mumbai who has stomped across 180 countries over half a century The sharks were swarming in the Polynesian waters below. A goat was flung overboard. They darted from all over, ripped it apart in seconds and disappeared as swiftly as they swooped. All but one, who was lassoed and…