India’s Mini-Craze for Bicycling Around the World

India’s Mini-Craze for Bicycling Around the World

In the 1920s and 1930s, a dozen adventurous young riders went on the ultimate journey. In 2017, Anoop Babani, Goa-based former journalist, was recuperating from a cycling accident when he encountered a book from 1931, With Cyclists Around the World, written by three...

Zarathushtra: The Man And The Message by Meheryar Rivetna

Zarathushtra: The Man And The Message by Meheryar Rivetna

Meheryar Rivetna, an active member of the library committee of the Zoroastrian Association of Houston (ZAH), has written and published a book Zarathustra: The Man And The Message. The book aims to dispel the myths pervasive in the Zoroastrian religion. Meheryar...

A paradox revealed through portraiture

A photograph taken seven years before her passing says much about the life, times and character of the trailblazing Meherbai Tata The much-loved wife of Dorabji Tata and daughter in-law of Jamsetji Tata, the founder of the Tata group, Meherbai Tata was a woman of...

Goodbye, Mehli Irani !

Former Mumbai batsman passes away in Dubai at 90; will be known for his long club cricket journey that spanned generationsMehli Irani at the Bombay Gymkhana. Pic/mid-day archivesIt seems only yesterday that I visited Mehli Irani’s home in Byculla to interview him for...

Fire Retardant Attire For Mobeds

The following update is put out by Empowering Mobeds & WZO TrustsSaturday October 24, 2020 was indeed a dark day, not only on account of the Pandemic but more so that Er. Zahan Meherzad Turel, all of 14 years young, a shining star of our Mobedi clan, suffered...

Ba Humata Lecture Series: April 2021

The April 2021 Ba Humata lecture shall be on the topic: From Humata to Hvarashta: To Protect and Heal the Earth (Spentomad Gatha 48.12)The lecture is scheduled for Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 8:00 AM Pacific | 11:00 AM  Eastern | 3:00 PM GMT | 8:30 PM Indian...