‘Daughters of Mashyani’ – Jerbai Nusherwanji Wadia

Celebrating The Spirit Of The Zoroastrian Woman Jerbai Nusherwanji Wadia In continuation of our ‘Daughters Of Mashyani’ series, which celebrates twenty distinguished Zoroastrian ladies who made a huge impact on our community and society, this week, Parsi Times brings you Iranian legend, Jerbai Nusherwanji Wadia. Jerbai’s contributions were selfless, humanitarian and will forever be remembered […]

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 […]


My Dear Readers, Over the past few months, I’ve had the privilege of meeting some of our community greats from various industries, the world over. Most of them are established entrepreneurs who’ve worked diligently towards making a mark in their respective fields. I’ve also had the joy of lunching with a few seniors who were […]

A Few Good Men… Farokh Engineer

A fantastic cricketer, a happy-go-lucky soul, a humorous and flamboyant personality and more importantly an encyclopaedia on cricket, ex-Indian cricketer, Farokh Engineer has many feathers to his cap. Parsi Times Sports Reporter and an avid cricket enthusiast, Binaisha M. Surti interviews this Padma Shri awardee at the Cricket Club of India, Mumbai. One of the […]

Ticked Off!

If you have ever owned a dog, it is likely that at some point you and your pet will be plagued by one of the most common vermin known to canines – the tick. These small, wingless, external parasites are blood-sucking pests that target not just dogs, but also other domestic pets, wild animals, birds, […]

Nowroze Baug Got Talent

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by painstaking preparation. Parsi Times Reporter Binaisha M. Surti brings you all the fun, enjoyment, entertainment and laughter that took place at the Tejpal Auditorium. The Nowroze Baug Play Centre presented its 69th Annual Cultural Programme – ‘Nowroze Baug Got Talent’ on 28th May, 2016, sponsored by The WZO Trust. […]

HPY Concludes In Style

HPY’s ‘one month’ concludes with a spunky evening full of smiles, experiences and polished talent. Parsi Times Reporter Khushnuma Dubash gives you an account of the memorable Sunday evening. The Valedictorian function of the Holiday Programme for Youth (HPY) was held on 29th May, 2016 at J.B. Vachha High School, Dadar. This year, the programme […]

Cama Park Annual Day Function

The concluding event for the summer vacation at Cama Park, Andheri, was held on 29th May, 2016.  Teenagers took the center-stage as the function kicked off with 250 members and their guests standing in obeisance. Young Percy Amaria played the Zoroastrian anthem ‘Chaiyye Hamey Zarthosti’ and a couple of Bollywood songs on the keyboard. This […]