Month: February 2013 Articles

Mahzarin Banaji: Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

  In “Blindspot,” Mahzarin Banaji (pictured) and longtime collaborator Anthony Greenwald offer people tools to overcome their hardwired biases, and to stoke conversation about the deeply ingrained, very human tendency toward bias in a country...

Tower By Avan Jesia: A Book Review

Just after 7 pm on a weekday, in weather that counts as the Mumbai winter, I make my way through the quiet bylanes of Dadar Parsi Colony. Reviewed by Rohini Nair |The Asian Age It’s dark enough for...

The 2013 ZOSTA Awards Function

Below is a report of the 2013 ZOSTA AWARDS FUNCTION by Marzban J. Giara, circulated via email. The 33rd annual prize distribution function was held at Allbless Baug on Saturday 2nd February 2013....

Pandit Jal K Balaporia Passes Away

Pt. Jal Balaporia, senior exponent of the Gwalior gharana passed away in Bombay at the age of 86. He was admitted to the Parsee General Hospital over a month ago.Jalsaheb, as he was popularly known...

Amitav Ghosh on Navsari

Amitav Ghosh the famous Indian writer was recently in Navsari for the Conference organized to celebrate the 140th Anniversary of The First Meherjirana Library in Navsari. He has some interesting...

Legend of gorgeous garas

Think of family heirlooms, and usually the first thing that comes to mind is a priceless necklace or some antique timepiece. By Shazman Shariff | Deccan Herald But surprisingly, in some cases, rare...