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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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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.  more

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

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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

Farhaan
Q. In Zoroastrians like me...why is it advisable to have Navjotes (thread ceremony) and Weddings in the Agiari/Atash Behram (temples)????
Farhaan:  A. Morally upright; without guilt or sin: a righteous parishioner. In accordance with virtue or moralityRectitudean important theological concept in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-zoroastrians-like-me...why-is-it-advisable-to-have-navjot/26456674/answers/26508061

latika
Q. Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?A. TaoismB. JudaismC. Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)D. Shintoism
Latika:  A. jab tere kohi nahi malum to mujhey kya malum more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/fire-temple-is-the-place-of-worship-of-which-of-the-followin/25723909/answers/26456677

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Child-Friendly Easter

Celebrate a fun-filled Easter Sunday with the entire family and teach your kids about the holiday as Rhea Dhanbhoora & Shirley Mistry help you out... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/womens-world/child-friendly-easter/article_107798
Enough of selective secularism

India has been home to varied faiths, caste and communities since time immemorial. And the co-existence of these diverse colours substantiates the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/blog/general-elections-2014-enough-of-selective-secularism_6963.html
Now, Parsis can offer prayer services online

US-based friends start website through which rituals will be performed in Mumbai agiyari Before all her exams, Benafsha Shroff, 26,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-now-parsis-can-offer-prayer-services-online-1978701
Minority panel works on logo, structure to include Jains

Summary The present NCM logo is a five-petal flower, with each petal showcasing the symbol of one religious minority. The logo of National... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/minority-panel-works-on-logo-structure-to-include-jains/
Vulture is a patient Bird

AM Taken for granted since time immemorial, few noticed the rapid decline in the number of vultures in India until disaster struck. Some frantic... ...

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