Month: May 2010 Articles

The Woman Jinnah Loved

The personal life of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948) arouses great compassion simply because he was an astutely rational man. Article written by Khaled Ahmed / The Express Tribune He was married off in 1892 when he was 16 and still in...

The Early Years of Sarosh Kapadia

When a wide-eyed Parsi teenager with a slightly unkempt look first arrived at the plush law offices of Behramjee Jeejeebhoy in the Fort area of Mumbai in the early 1960s, stenographer Perin Driver...

Farokh Engineer: First and Dearest

A Parsee from Bombay who captured the imagination of an eight-year-old in Lancashire By Michael Henderson / cricinfo.com I first went to Old Trafford in 1967, the so-called Summer of Love....

Todywalla Auction House: Numismatics

Old coins and paper money are not just an antiquarian interest; they are also big business. The 103-year-old Todywalla House in Mumbai’s bustling Khetwadi locality may look uninviting, but it is the...

Delna Mody: When Art Meets Life

In her debut play under the banner of her new theatre production house Orange Dinghy, Delna Mody, who is collaborating with one of Parsi theatre’s biggest directors Sam Kerawala for her project,...

Parsi Youth Meet To Bond Community

Over 220 Zoroastrian youths from across the country are participating in the three-day all India youth meet that began in the city on Thursday. Twenty participants have also come from Iran to take...

Game Changer: The TATA Nano Story

The story of the world's cheapest car begins on a rainy day in Bangalore. Ratan Tata was in the south Indian city on business and on his way to the airport. The head of India's most famous business...