Dr. Rashin Jahangiri Ranks First Place In Iran’s Doctoral Entrance Exam

Moobedyar Dr. Rashin Jahangiri has ranked first place in the Ph.D admissions of ‘Ancient Culture and Languages of Persia’, in Iran’s nation-wide highly competitive entrance exams. With only three out of hundreds of candidates being admitted, this marks the very first time in history that a Zoroastrian woman has achieved this honour! A Doctor of […]

Armeen Kapadia Basavaraju Authors ‘Crossroads’

Author Armeen Kapadia Basavaraju recently launched ‘Crossroads’ – comprising short stories – a window in the Parsi community. These stories explore the everyday conversations and emotional nuances that alter and shape the lives of Parsis in modern India, revealing the community’s unique character, quirks and issues that our dwindling community faces. A thought-provoking collection of […]


Parsi Times brings you the weekly schedule of WZCC’s Webinars which have been conducted through the epidemic and have greatly benefitted community members worldwide, with their insightful, informative and highly beneficial sessions, with speakers who are authorities in their respective fields. Our very own tech-guru, Yazdi Tantra has been holding a series of Zoom Meetings […]

Telangana Minorities Commission Calls For Encroachment Report On Parsi Aram Ghar

Based on a petition filed by Omim Maneckshaw Debara, the Telangana State Minorities Commission (TSMC) has granted Nizamabad District Administration and Police a month to file a detailed report on the alleged encroachment of the Parsi Aram Ghar, located in Kanteshwar Village, Nizamabad district. As per the petition, the Parsi Aram Ghar, which is spread […]

Truzaar Dordi In 2020’s Class Of ‘Top 30-Under-30 Sustainability Leaders’ In Canada

29-year-old Canadian, Truzaar Dordi, an experienced researcher and doctoral candidate in Sustainability Management at the University of Waterloo – was named as one among the prestigious ‘Top 30-Under-30 Sustainability Leaders of 2020’, by the prominent organisation, Corporate Knights, which recognizes young change-makers and sustainability leaders in Canada for their pathbreaking work and steadfast commitment to their field […]

Nazneen Contractor Makes History As First South-Asian Lead In Hallmark Film: ‘The Christmas Ring’

Indian-born Canadian actor, born to Parsi parents, Nazneen Contractor, known for her roles as ‘Layla Hourani’ in ‘The Border’ and as ‘Kayla Hassan’ in ‘24’, recently made history for being the very first person of Indian and South Asian descent, to play the lead role in a Hallmark movie, namely, ‘The Christmas Ring’ which aired […]

The IranShah Initiative: Education Through Inspiration Not InDOCTORination

CREATION and REACTION Both Contain The Same 8 Letters. However, Inspiration promotes CREATION, which is POSITIVE InDOCTORination provokes REACTION, which is often NEGATIVE Since Education helps expand and empower human experience, our future generation is more receptive towards Education Through Inspiration rather than InDOCTORination. It is because Inspiration Transforms. But, InDOCTORination often Deforms The Psyche Of Humanity: The pragmatic assumption that our […]