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No thank you, the Parsis can save themselves

‘Be responsible, don’t use a condom tonight’ goes an advertising campaign that is an insult to the intelligence of a community that is by no means ignorant or illiterate, says......

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......

'Jiyo Parsi Jiyo,' India Inc needs you too!

While the Tata Group is India’s largest conglomerate, the Wadia Group is also one of the oldest corporate houses in India. It will be no exageration to say that Godrej is one of the most......

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......

Give 'em a break! Things India Inc bosses love to do in free time

Guess which CEO loves to gorge on to Pav Bhaaji or which is the top guy of India Inc who loves horse-riding?   Image: RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita and kids holidaying in South......

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......

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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  People speak for parsis

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Farhaan
Q. Intercaste marriages are on the rise with love and den failure as more than marriages divorces are der...But our caste is diminishing and in total V have 85K Zoroastrians in the whole world and so our community people give us more offers to have children but I am happy neither V convert like other religions do that if U have to marry forcefully they have to convert then they can get married..But neither V convert nor force anybody to get converted as conversion is not allowed in our religion....Your comments
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/intercaste-marriages-are-on-the-rise-with-love-and-den-failu/28043994/answers/

Farhaan
Q. Why should V (Parsis) or any other caste offer sandalwood (sukhad) to the Sacred Fires???
Farhaan:  A. Very good thing I like Parsi community very much more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-v-parsis-or-any-other-caste-offer-sandalwood-sukh/27768753/answers/28043995

Farhaan
Q. Farhaan or Farhan is an Persian name. The name means "happiness, euphoria and cheer" although the latter is less well accepted. It is from the Persian language....so when I go for immigration & formalities to travel abroad...now for further studies..to Germany....first thing they note is Farhaan and they think I am a Muslim so they go thro documents very minutely but moment they see caste Zooastrian Parsi they slow down...Y becoz I think all five fingers are not same and so all Muslims are not bad...Your views and comments ???
Farhaan:  A. no..only we should gheess it..Muft ka chandan Ghees be lala more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/farhaan-or-farhan-is-an-persian-name.-the-name-means-happine/27761950/answers/27768758

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Wise, just, humane

MUMBAI: If it weren't the gavel, it would have been a conductor's baton for him. But then, the nation would have lost out on a "wise, just and... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/mumbai/Praise-for-SC-judge-Wise-just-humane/articleshow/46082983.cms
Parsi winter warmer

Meet the makers of vasanu, a Parsi speciality that takes 30 ingredients and calves of steel, and promises to energise the immune system. The first... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/others/you/Secret-sweets-Parsi-winter-warmer/articleshow/46080890.cms
Stop the Preamble to Acrimony

Words are the artillery of politics. Phrases are shrapnel imbedded in time. Some words become values. Hence, the word democracy is a value system,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/ravi_shankar/Stop-the-Preamble-to-Acrimony/2015/02/01/article2646051.ece
The Gandhi ...

There is one simple takeout from Jayanthi Natarajan's letter to Sonia Gandhi , in which she accused Rahul Gandhi of using her as a scapegoat for... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/what-jayanthi-natarajans-letter-proves-the-gandhi-dynasty-is-past-its-sell-by-date-2071923.html
Egged On

Modern House V.B. Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda Tel: 22842430 Meal for two:  Rs 1,200 Bright bougainvillae spilling out of window-boxes fitted... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Egged-On/293232

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