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Parsi earning Rs 90K a month is poor: Parsi punchayet

The Planning Commission may find those earning more than Rs 32 a day ineligible to qualify as poor but for Mumbai's tiny but affluent Parsi community a "poor Parsi" is one who makes up to Rs 90,000......

Parsis celebrate Janmashtami, break stereotype

The dahi handi celebrations in Mumbai are, undoubtedly, huge. It is common to see people of different faiths intermingle during the exercise where human pyramids stretch as high as nine levels to......

Parsi genome project to probe longevity, cancer

More than 4,200 Parsis have so far given their blood samples for a genome project that aims at a comprehensive study of Zoroastrian individuals to explore the genetic basis of their longevity and......

UNESCO honour for two Indian festivals

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has added Navruz, the Parsi new year, and Ramman, a religious festival and ritual theatre of Uttarakhand, to its illustrious......

Parsis find it tough in Iran

It may be among the world's oldest religions, but Zoroastrians are finding it increasingly difficult to survive in the land of theirorigin, now the Islamic state of Iran, reports The Guardian.......

My successor will not be anti-Parsi or pro-Parsi: Tata

Dismissing all suggestions that only a Parsi with a Tata name would succeed him, Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata on Monday said that the new incumbent would neither be a pro-Parsi nor an anti-Parsi,......

To house or not to house?

It may be all quiet at Kappawalla Agiary, in Mumbai's Tardeo, but all's certainly not well. The Parsi fire temple (agiary) is currently the object of contention in a tug-of-war between its trustees......

Russi Mody: An affable and polite leader

Russi Mody could cut across hierarchy to communicate what he wanted, says Subir Roy. It was a routine corporate reception, hosted by a chamber of commerce on the lawns of a five-star......

India is demonised by US whenever economic disputes arise

Tarun Das, former Director General and Chief Executive of the Confederation of Indian Industry from 1967 to 2004, after which he served as chief mentor from 2004 to 2009, and considered the......

What minority status will mean for Jains

Tenants dwelling in prime properties of Jain temples for years may have to vacate these; government interference in institutions and trusts of the community will cease to exist; and there will be......

Stars celebrate Parsi New Year

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. On the occasion of Navroze, the Parsi New Year, Bollywood stars tweeted their wishes: Ameesha Patel: ‘Wishing all the parsis......

Boman Irani's son's wedding pictures

Boman Irani's son Danesh got married to Reah Cama in a traditional Parsi wedding at the agiary in Colaba, South Mumbai, on November 17. The happy family poses for a picture here: Boman, Reah,......

First Look: Where Aamir, Rani are shooting

Aamir Khan and Rani Mukerji are secretly shooting a film inside an old Parsi building in the Five Gardens area in Dadar, central Mumbai. The old building apparently provides the best backdrop......

Should Gujarat watch Parzania?

Rahul Dholakia'sParzania, starring Naseeruddin Shah and Sarika,showed the tragic true story of a Parsi couple who lost their son in the 2002 Gujarat riots. But despite rave reviews, the film is not......

Saif, Dimple, Boman and an unusual film

I joined the crew of Being Cyrus as a director's assistantquite early.It was still titled Maasko then (Parsi slang for 'let it slide' or 'keep it under wraps.') During the shoot, the film was known......

Exclusive! Pakistan cricket, as never been revealed before!

'One of the boys who was caught in match-fixing comes from a village near Rawalpindi, where he lived in very basic conditions. Suddenly this boy becomes rich, he has two houses in Lahore, he is a......

MCA polls: It's Sharad Pawar vs Gopinath Munde for president

Union Agriculture minister and NCP strongman Sharad Pawar filed his nomination for the presidentship of the Mumbai Cricket Association on Wednesday, a day after BJP leader Gopinath Munde did so, to......

Renowned sports journalist Dicky Rutnagur passes away

Renowned Indian sports journalist and commentator Dicky Rutnagur passed away in London on Friday, aged 82, after a prolonged illness. He is survived by his son Richard Sohrab Rutnagur......
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Q. It is a fact that Gujarat was always more developed than other States even before Modi, so how is he taking sole credit for its development ?
Syed Ilyas:  A.  more

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Sharmila Bose
Q. As said by one of the BJP leader that their was matrimonial discord in Ex PM of Congress.. It must be Rajiv Gandhi. It is very important to have this disclosure since it is Sonia Gandhi who is en-cashing her matrimonial status to be in Indian Politics.When her loyalty is questioned within the Matrimonial relations, how she qualifies to be in Indian Politics. I really wish Nationalist Leaders of BJP should expose this to Indian Population.
Sharmila Bose:  A. Yes correctIt will be fair to say he has just polished Gujarat and fact will always be always their that modi didn't played any role in...... more

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Q. Whats the meaning of " Sayonee '' . Might be a Sufi word ?
Jaya:  A. its Indira g and her musl parsi husb more

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  Web results for Parsi
Book Review | Passion Flower

Author Cyrus Mistry at the 2014 Jaipur Literature Festival. Photo: Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times Mothers and monsters Passion Flower | Cyrus... ...

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Excerpt | Passion Flower

While it was still night in their small cluttered flat the old woman rose quietly and flicked on the harsh, naked light of the overhead bulb. The... ...

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The rise and fall of football in India

Today, India's top footballer is considered to be good enough to play lower division soccer in England. Today, India is ranked below 150 in the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140710/jsp/opinion/story_18596803.jsp
BMC mulls setting up 3 mini pumping stations

With the recent heavy downpours exposing its under preparedness in tackling the familiar problem of flooding, the BMC is mulling taking additional... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-tackling-monsoon-floods-bmc-mulls-setting-up-3-mini-pumping-stations-2000735
Face Off

F OR Less is More Unlike Mount Everest, which just IS, advertising awards serve a purpose. Let us begin with what the organisers have to say... ...

http://www.businessworld.in/news/business/marketing-and-advertising/face-off/1432680/page-1.html

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