Month: June 2007 Articles

Save the Tehmulji Nursing Home

In the recent weeks, there has been news about the selling off of a very important Parsi heritage building. The Temulji Lying In hospice has for generations been the first point of entry into the world for many a Parsi. Most of our parents and...

Tower of Silence trees to stay

Assuring the protection of the trees in the Towers of Silence, the Zoroastrian crematorium, better known as Doongerwadi, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the BMC to submit an undertaking to...

Thrity Umrigar: If Today Be Sweet

A Disquieting Clash of Cultures In a wintry suburb of Cleveland, a recently widowed Parsi named Tehmina has come from her apartment in Bombay to visit -- maybe to live with -- her only son, Sorab,...

Scholarship scheme for minorities

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved a centrally-sponsored scheme of merit-cum-means based scholarship for students from minority communities. It will be launched in the...