Union Budget Demystified

Although demonetisation may have not cured the black money epidemic, it has certainly brought relief to our banking system whose balance sheets were rotting with toxic debts. Thanks to the huge influx of cash, banks have generously reduced lending (loan) rates which will boost economic consumption. Demonetisation may have briefly created chaos but overall it […]

Skating Champion Naasha Pithawalla

Kudos to 17-year-old Naasha Pithawalla for winning the ‘National Champion Trophy’ in skating consecutively since the past three years! Naasha also holds the Indian record holder of 28.25 seconds for 300m. Working towards bringing her ‘World Championship’ dream to life, Naasha is currently preparing to represent India at the 2018 Asian Games which will be […]

MBPG’s Exciting Box Cricket Tourney

Malcolm Baug Parsi Gymkhana (MBPG) organised its 3rd ‘All-Parsi Flood-Lit Box Cricket Tournament’ on 28th and 29th January, 2017, with 16 teams participating and over 150 cheering spectators. The event showcased exceptional fielding and master strokes, especially during the Salsette V/s CJ Colony finals, with the latter lifting the trophy, thanks to the contribution of […]

Film Review: The Great Wall

It’s the stuff legends are made of. Though the origins of the Great Wall of China can be traced to prehistoric times, its main portions were erected barely five to six centuries ago to defend against human invaders. Veteran director Yimou Zhang, best known for directing the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing […]

Film Review: Kung-Fu Yoga

If filmmakers had their way, history would be rewritten over and over again. But first, public awareness: a) Add comedy to the genre mentioned above — banal and unwitting comedy. b) There is no yoga, just yo-yo insanity which brings uncontrolled, unintended guffaws to the viewer. The first eight minutes of the film depicts a […]

Film Review: Alif

Doshipura in UP is the setting for this Muslim social drama. Middle-aged Raza (Danish Hussain) lives with his bedridden father and extended family. He harbours a guilt – his sister Zahara (Neelima Azeem) had to flee India and settle in Pakistan. A failed marriage and years later, she comes visiting to India. Like scores of […]

Sports Roundup – 4th February 2017

CRICKET Yuzvendra Chahal’s Heroics Help India Clinch T20 Series: India rode on an outstanding bowling spell from Yuzvendra Chahal (6-25), and helped India beat England by a margin of 75 runs in the final T20. Choosing to bat first India notched up a mammoth 202-6 in 20 overs due to great efforts from Suresh Raina […]

BPP Connect

Housing: The present Board of Trustees, of which I’m privileged to be the Chairman, is a dynamic board driven by compassion and dedicated to the cause of the community. It is my pleasure to inform you that in the last 15 months, this Board has allotted 90 flats to the deserving members of the community […]