Tribute To Vada Dasturji Peshotan Mirza

On Sunday, 26th June 2016, (Roj Gosh, Mah Bahman) our beloved Vada Dasturji Dr. Peshotan Dastur Hormazdyar Mirza of Shri Iranshah Atashbehram, passed away at the age of seventy-two years, after a long, brave battle with cancer, at the Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai. His will be missed by all in our community for a very […]

BPP Connect

Parsi Times is proud to start the much-awaited, exclusive, monthly column, titled ‘BPP Connect’, which will keep the community informed about the ongoing and future activities and any change in policies carried out by The Bombay Parsi Panchayet (BPP). As promised to our readers last month, your favourite weekly will feature ‘BPP Connect’ on the […]

Chuggging Down The (Song) Tracks

2015 marked 160 years since Western Railway (erstwhile Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway) as we know it, was inaugurated; 145 years since Churchgate station originated; and 18th December marked 85 years since Bombay Central was established as a station! In an interesting and amusing review, Hoshang Katrak ‘tracks’ a few train-based songs in Hindi […]

Say No To Tobacco

Every year nearly six million deaths are caused due to the use of tobacco – and of these, six lakh deaths are a result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke or passive smoking, that is, being exposed to the smoke exhaled from smokers in proximity. May 31st marks ‘World No Tobacco Day’ (WNTD), instituted by the […]

FATHER’S DAY

CONTEST RESULTS   By Sanaea Chichgar I’m so proud you’re my dad, You’re one in a million Pop, When it comes to the finest fathers, You’re absolutely cream of the crop. You’ve made me feel protected, I’ve been sheltered by your care, You’ve always been my true friend, No matter what, YOU ARE ALWAYS THERE!! […]

Say No To Tobacco/Smoking

Every year nearly six million deaths are caused due to the use of tobacco – and of these, six lakh deaths are a result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke or passive smoking, that is, being exposed to the smoke exhaled from smokers in proximity. May 31st marks ‘World No Tobacco Day’ (WNTD), instituted by the […]

All’s Well At Bhikha Behram Kua

The past few months had our community outraged with the proposed Colaba-Seepz Mumbai Metro Rail Line 3, which was to be constructed dangerously close to our much-loved Bhikha Behram Well at Fort, threatening to dry up the well. Professional geological reports had suggested that the proximity of the proposed rail line to the well would […]