Naomi D. Satam clears UPSC in the first attempt

Naomi Dasharath Satam completed her B.A. degree in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, in 2019. This year she has cleared the Civil Services Examination in her first attempt with an All India Rank 162. “I feel very grateful to my alma mater, St. Xavier’s College and my teachers here, for playing an integral role inContinue Reading


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Obituary – Soli Sorabjee

Soli Sorabjee, Padma Vibhushan, and legal luminary, who served India and the cause of human rights in a way, perhaps, no one else has done, was one of the most illustrious alumni of St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. We mourn his loss at the age of 91 to Covid-19, knowing that the pandemic has claimed one…

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In Memoriam G.D.Padukone: 1942-2021

‘For men may come and men may go…’ is a divinely inspired utterance by the great English poet Alfred Lord Tennyson (“The Brook”), not without sufficient justification. Some people don’t go away forever; their physical frame may be dissolved to dust, but their soul lives on in spite of the ravages of time, until eternity.…

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Obituary – Fr. Lancelot Pereira S.J.

Fr. Lancelot Pereira S.J. (Fr. Lancy to most) was born on 11 August 1930. He completed his graduation from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, and his Ph.D. in Microbiology from Cornell University, USA. During his years as Principal of the College (1973 to 1980), he inspired and mentored scores of students and faculty. He was a…

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Obituary – Ebrahim Alkazi

Ebrahim Alkazi, credited for revolutionising theatre in India, passes away at 95. (He was also an alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, Bombay (Mumbai). Theatre legend Ebrahim Alkazi, 95, passed away on Tuesday. Alkazi, credited for revolutionising theatre in India, became one of the most prominent theatre artistes in Mumbai during the 1940s and 1950s. However,…

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COVID19 – Social Outreach by St. Xavier’s College

St. Xavier’s College has provided its hall, canteen foyer and the XIMR terrace to the BMC to set up a 160-bed quarantine centre. This for people who had contact with Covid-19 patients, and then have tested negative, but need to be under observation for 14 days. Since these are healthy people they are likely to moveContinue Reading

Arinjay Banerjee plays key role in isolating COVID-19

Dr. Arinjay Banerjee graduated (2012 batch) in Microbiology and Biochemistry from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, did his M.Sc from the National Institute of Virology and Ph.D. on bat viruses at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Arinjay Banerjee, a scientist who specializes in coronaviruses and bats helped isolate the SARS-CoV-2 virus [the agent responsible for COVID-19],Continue Reading

Prem Bhatia Award 2019

The Prem Bhatia Awards, instituted in the memory of the late Mr. Prem Bhatia, the eminent journalist, have gone this year to yet another three exceptional journalists reporting on politics and environment and development issues respectively.  Rajdeep Sardesai the well known media personality, and Consulting Editor India Today Group has been selected for The PremContinue Reading