100Thousand Poets for Change Holds 11th Poetry Festival

The 11th Poetry Festival by 100Thousand Poets for Change was held online last month, with participation from schools and organisations including Dadar Parsi Youths Assembly (DPYA) High School, J.B. Petit High School for Girls, J.B. Vatcha High School, The Inodai School, Powai English High School, R.S. Deokar English Medium School, Universal School, etc. ‘Angels in Disguise’ was the […]


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 […]

Zoroastrian Community Most Susceptible To Ailments, As Per NSS

As per the results of the 75th round of the National Sample Survey (NSS) released in July, 2020, as regards the health of India’s religious communities, the Zoroastrian community remains the most susceptible to ailments. The GoI’s ‘Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation’ released the report of the survey titled ‘Health In India’, whose main […]

Parsi Times LIFELINE

‘Parsi Times LIFELINE’ is a PT initiative that works towards providing rescue and relief to senior community members who are living in appalling conditions of impoverishment. Parsi Times looks to identify and collect the details of our seniors living in unfortunate conditions. This information will then be shared with our generous community Trusts, which undertake […]

All 7 Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) Trustees Come Together To Unanimously Agree On Appointing A 16-Member Consultative Committee

Mumbai, August 30, 2019: In an innovative move aimed at bringing the Parsi Community together and tackling its challenges, the Trustees of Bombay Parsi Punchayet have unanimously decided to constitute a 16-member Consultative Committee comprising of prominent Parsis from different walks of life with specialist skill sets. The objective of forming such a Consultative Committee […]

Zoroastrian Charity Funds Of Hong Kong, Canton & Macao To Extend Financial Support To Parsi Pallbearers (Nassesalars/ Khandhias) Across Various Dakhmas In India

In Zoroastrian theology, all dead matter is considered unhygienic and polluting. Parsi Pallbearers (Nassesalars and Khandhias) are corpse-bearers invested with priest-like duties and are responsible for protecting the living from contamination by the corpse. Theologically, pallbearers are supposed to hold a venerated position, but that is sadly not the case in the present times. Only […]