Dear Readers, Each year, as we prepare to welcome and celebrate the auspicious occasion of Jamshedi Navroz, we get going with our ‘to-do’ lists – cleaning up and decorating our homes, buying new clothes, placing orders for our special mithai to share with loved ones, booking naatak tickets, making dinner reservations, etc. Most times, we […]
Tag: 14th March 2020
On behalf of our team at Parsi Times and myself, I would like to wish each and every reader of Parsi Times, their families and friends and all our Zarthosti brothers and sisters a very joyful and prosperous Jamshedi Navroze and Saal Mubarak to our Irani brethren! May this coming year bring in peace and […]
Dr. Cyres Mehta: The ‘Eye’con Of Ophthalmology!
Despite his extremely packed schedule, Dr. Cyres Mehta takes the time out to answer some of the most frequently asked questions by patients, as regards the advances in the treatment of common eye-diseases, so that information can be disseminated for the common good: Query: Is Laser or Robotic Cataract Surgery actually better than the routine […]
Parsee Gymkhana Scores Another Cricketing First!
Parsee Gymkhana’s (PG) fabulous team of bawas have always played top brand of cricket. After a historical and triumphant tour in the UK (August 2019), playing at the iconic Oval in London, Team PG started the new year embarking on yet another exciting cricket journey to the UAE, (20th-28th February), thanks to exceptional efforts by […]
Lessons in Leadership From Shah Jamsheed
Erudite Zoroastrian historian and religious scholar, Noshir Dadrawala, traces one of our greatest Zoroastrian traits – Leadership – right from the times of Shah Jamsheed and shares valuable insights which could prove beneficial even today! According to legend, it was the great King Jamsheed of the pre-historic Peshdaad dynasty who initiated the tradition of celebrating […]
‘CELEBRATING EVERYTHING BAWA’ CONTEST WINNERS
WINNER 1: Parsi Hume Chhaiyye! By Meher Parvez Sutaria ‘Parsi, thy name is charity’, This maxim still holds true. It hasn’t yet become a rarity, Although us Bawas, in number, are few. As kids, our elders taught us, ‘Charity begins at home’, Since we’ve always been raised thus, We don’t spend our wealth alone. […]
Cyrus The (Not So) Great!
Yesterday, my friend’s Rottweiler’s brother’s owner, Firdausi, asked me a good question. “Do you still pay Income Tax?” he inquired. The implications were obvious. As he did not believe I had any source of income, he wondered if, in such a case, would one still have to be tax compliant? I refused to answer the […]
Padma Shri Yazdi Karanjia Grandly Felicitated In Surat
A few weeks ago, Parsi Times was delighted to break the news that our legendary, and much loved and respected, Parsi and Gujarati theatre actor and personality – Yazdi Naoshirwan Karanjia, had been bestowed the prestigious Padma Shri Award in the field of Art, by the Govt. of India – much to the pride and […]