“Let The Poonawalas Work On The Vaccine In Peace!” Says Noshir Dadrawala

Earlier in the week, there was an unnecessary hullabaloo raked up in the mainline and social media as regards an alleged misinterpretation by Ex-BPP Chairman – Dinshaw Mehta, based on the one-word response of Founder of Serum Institute of India, Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla, to his (Mehta’s) request for setting aside 60,000 vials of Covid-19 vaccines, […]

Godrej & Boyce And WWF India Launch ‘Magical Mangroves’ Campaign

On the occasion of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystems, on 26th July, 2020, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., in collaboration with WWF India (World Wide Fund for Nature, India), launched ‘Magical Mangroves’, a national campaign which highlights  the significance of mangroves conservation in present times and urges citizens to join the conservation […]

Ferdowsi Presidential Chair In Zoroastrian Studies To Be Established At UCI Announced By UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) has received a $1.5 million challenge commitment from the Massiah Foundation to establish the Ferdowsi Presidential Chair in Zoroastrian Studies – the first of its kind in the United States. Additionally, the University of California will support the chair with up to $500,000.  The Massiah Foundation was founded by Fariborz Maseeh, Ph.D., […]

Kayishmand Chothia Receives ‘The Covid Classic Award’ For Visual Arts

Kayishmand Hormuzd Chothia, from Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada was recently awarded ‘The Covid Classic Award’ for Visual Arts by the Halton District School Board. She becomes the first recipient to receive this newly instated award, given for the first time this year from the Halton District School Board and will be given every year moving forward. Kayishmand […]

‘Agiaryconnect.com’ – Website For Global Prayer Requests

An online religious initiative – agiaryconnect.com – has been recently re-launched, to enable Zoroastrians worldwide to request conducting prayer services online, which would be performed by Mobeds, in the Banaji Limji Agiary (Fort, Mumbai). Founded by three enterprising American Parsis – Dinsha Mistree (Houston), Benafsha Shroff (Denver) and Jamsheed Mistri (California) – agiaryconnect.com – facilitates […]