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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......

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.......

The real danger the world faces today

The ancient Zoroastrian, from what is now modern Iran, would trudge to the Apsheron peninsula in Azerbaijan to worship at the atashgahs -- the mysterious fires that burnt incessantly. Marco Polo on......

Centre moves Supreme Court over quota for minorities

The Centre has moved the Supreme Court to seek an interim order for the implementation of 4.5 per cent sub-quota for backward classes belonging to minorities in central educational institutions, a......

Author Cyrus Mistry wins $50,000 DSC Prize for 'Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer'

Reticent author Cyrus Mistry on Saturday beat off stiff competition from five other writers to become the fourth winner of the $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature for his book "Chronicles......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

Debate on poverty: Who is a poor Indian?

Who is a poor Indian? One who earns below Rs 35 a day? Or one whose salary is in four figures? While the debate rages, the Bombay Parsi Punchayet, the organisation that governs the affairs of the......

Steel amid adversity: Tata after Mumbai

Ratan Tata was at home in south Mumbai late on November 26 when the call came. On the line was a frantic R K Krishna Kumar, head of the Tata group unit that owns the city's luxury Taj Mahal Palace......

Karan Bilimoria is entrepreneur of the year

Cobra Beer founder and chief executive Karan Bilimoria has won the Entrepreneur of the Year award sponsored by the London Chamber of Commerce, accounting group KPMG and the London Evening Standard......

Sikhs can carry ceremonial daggers into Olympic venues

Sikh athletes and spectators will be allowed to wear ceremonial daggers into London Olympic venues next year, despite the intense security arrangements, as part of a multi-faith approach to the......
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Q. Is uniform civil code (or something closer to that) absolutely essential to stop political parties exploiting people in the name of any religion? What is your take?
India Lover:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-uniform-civil-code-or-something-closer-to-that-absolutely/27396293/answers/

Farhaan
Q. Why should we refrain from blowing candles on a birthday cake??? In Zoroastrian tradition, a candle is a form of fire, so blowing saliva onto the flame is not a good idea as we worship fire and water (agni and jal)....your views?
Farhaan:  A. Yes, I dont understand the meaning of having different laws for different religions , How we will have trial of a Jew or christian or Zoroastrian...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-we-refrain-from-blowing-candles-on-a-birthday-cak/27163712/answers/27396299

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Q. WHAT IS RIGHTEOUSNESS /?
Azam Khan:  A. why should we celebrate birthdays ? more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-righteousness-/26508051/answers/27163715

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Kazakh president says Eid al-Fitr unites …

By ANI | ANI Astana (Kazakhstan), July 31 (ANI): Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said that the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which is... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/kazakh-president-says-eid-al-fitr-unites-whole-125151766.html
Parsi Punchayet runs out of funds, stops two grants

The Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), one of the city's richest trusts, is facing a severe financial crunch, the likes of which it has never seen. Two... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/cover-story/Parsi-Punchayet-runs-out-of-funds-stops-two-grants/articleshow/39341601.cms
Hot & spicy! India's culinary treats are varied and delicious

Never mind the growing prices of the tomatoes and onions in the sabji mandis all across the country. We Indians would still make elaborate plans to... ...

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All About the Sacredness of Textiles

NEW DELHI: Noted textile expert Jasleen Dhamija examines a rich collection of fabrics placing special emphasis on their role in various religious... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/All-About-the-Sacredness-of-Textiles/2014/07/28/article2352841.ece
Now, college students need to tell religion as well

— By , July 25, 2014 12:21 am Indore : Thus far, college students needed to tell their caste but from now onwards they would have to disclose... ...

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