Month: July 2006 Articles

Indian dairy workers protest salary delays

Parsi Diary Farm employees picketed the company's head office at Marine Lines in Mumbai on July 10, protesting the late payment of salaries and the non-payment of bonuses for the past two years. One picket complained: "Our salaries are two or three...

Flat allotments sparked rift

Acrimony has been vitiating the boardroom of the 350-year-old Bombay Parsi Punchayat (BPP) for several months now. One of the ostensible reasons why four of the six trustees resigned on Tuesday was...

Going to London to get a degree?

Kaizad Mistry, a Counsellor, has been screening students and guiding them on how to make a proper choice For most students, going abroad after graduation is a done thing. While some can afford the...

Foreigner worked on Chinese Tomb

DNA tests show China's first emperor employed a foreigner in building his mausoleum, home to the Terracotta warriors, proof of contact between Central and East Asia over 2,200 years ago, state media...

Vroom… and it’s a goal

Youngsters from Rustom Baug, Byculla will be playing football with gearless two-wheelers, this Sunday Boys playing football barefoot in maidans is a frequent sight one would witness during the...

Now, football lovers bend it on wheels

The match at Rustom Baug in Byculla on SundayThe incessant rain was no deterrent to sports enthusiasts who gathered at Rustom Baug, Byculla, on Sunday to witness a football match with a difference....