Month: February 2011 Articles

Sorabji’s book gives in-depth account of aunt’s struggle

In the early 1880s, Cornelia Sorabji became the first woman to be ever granted admission into the University of Bombay. Defying expectations, she scored a first class in her exams, and when the University’s Convocation Hall was inaugurated in 1887,...

Kersi Dubash attire attracts customers

A weeklong dazzling variety of Indian saris, shalwar kameez, jewellery and bags in an exhibition by Kersi Dubash of Nazakat Collection at Jacaranda Guest House, continued to attract a large number...

What next, Karan?

The founder of Cobra beer has become a minority partner in UK, exited USA and downsized in India The Karan Bilimoria sitting across the table at House of Ming in Delhi’s Taj Mahal Hotel is not the...

Update on the Udvada Land Issue

The below is a communique by The Udvada Samast Anjuman. Udvada Samast Anjuman has earlier on October 21, 2010 and November 02, 2011 released updates to the media on the threat faced to Shreeji Pak...

Parsi Boy Among Three Dead in Bombay House Fire.

On Tuesday, an excited Farhad Wadia, 26, had rushed to his mother’s office at Grant Road to tell her that he had been promoted at work. Within two months of joining Bombay House as a canteen boy,...

Pune Parsee panchayat in Rent War

Tenants of a Lullanagar society are accusing the Poona Parsee Panchayat of charging rent exceeding original terms. PPP refutes charges saying they charge according to the income of the tenant and...

Vahbbiz Dorabjee: Movie Actress

Seems like Shakespeare's famous quote was meant for Vahbbiz Dorabjee who essays the role of Panchi in Ekta Kapoor's Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani. She is one of the few Parsi actors on television, besides...