The World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce – India (WZCCI) and WZO Trust Funds (WZOTF) have announced a joint plan to support and promote Parsi/Irani Zoroastrian entrepreneurs, professionals and start-ups by funding selected projects in India with interest-free loans. Only the principal amount would have to be returned, over a pre-determined period. WZCCI and WZOTF invite […]
Tag: 17rd March 2018
Mickey Magic Miracle!
. Just when you think you’ve finally been able to catch up on simply reading about what he’s doing next and where next he’s going to be, he’s spotted in yet another continent, conducting yet another amazing wellness retreat or being awarded yet another global recognition! Meet Dr. Mickey Mehta – that is, if […]
Bigger, Better, Newer! Dr. Cyres Mehta Sets New Standard Of Eye Care In Mumbai
The leading eye specialist of the nation who has won global accolades and stands out as one of the tallest feathers in our Community’s cap, the dynamic Dr. Cyres Mehta, is no stranger to progress. Like most self-motivated greats, he started his private practice in 2009 in a little 300 sq ft room near old […]
Meherbai’s Navroz Nostalgia
A few days before Jamshedi Navroze, Meherbai’s Mandli met on the lawns of a posh upper-crust club for dinner and the conversation turned to the good old days or Asal-no-Jamano since they were all super senior citizens. Meherbai opened the topic with a keynote speech saying, “Our previous generations of Parsis had nothing compared to what we have […]
Heal Thyself… And Others: Career In TaiChi
. PT: Explain the basic concept of Tai Chi – as a practice and healing medium Kashmira: TAICHI CHUAN is an approximately 5000 year old Chinese internal martial art. Popularly called ‘meditation in movement’ due to its slow, graceful, almost dancelike moves, it focuses on the body’s energy (qi) flow and on breathing techniques. It […]
Second Innings In Careers
Through most of our adult lives when we’re working hard and trying to keep up with the rat race, many of us dream of having time off to fill our days vacationing, traveling, relaxing and spending more time with loved ones. But once we professionally retire, for many of us, it doesn’t turn out to […]
The Parsi Spirit of Enterprise And Empathy in Hong Kong
Though Hong Kong is blessed with very few Parsis, they are a united, warm, friendly and generous lot. The Zoroastrian Club is an imposing structure that does justice to the high socio-economic status Parsis enjoy on this lovely island. Many roads in Hong Kong begin and end in a quiet corner of Happy Valley: the […]
The Legacy Of Mancherji Edalji Joshi Memorial Trust
Established in 1980, the Mancherji Edalji Joshi Memorial Trust has flourished into one of the leading Trusts within Dadar Parsee Colony and Mumbai in our Community. Registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950, the Charity Commissioner of Maharashtra State and Income Tax Act, 1961, the Trust issues an 80G certificate of exemption under the […]
Turn Your Passion For Canines Into A Career!
. If you have always loved dogs and dreamed of working with them, then here’s some good news – you can make a career of out of your passion for pets! About two decades ago, if you wanted to work with dogs the only profession available was to study science and become a veterinarian. But […]
Wine Terms: A-to-Z!
. The world of wine is fun and exciting but can be daunting at times with its whole set of terminologies. Fear not, I’ve broken it down for you so as to speed you up to the many common wine terms as listed below: Acidity: A feature in all wines, acid makes the palate salivate. […]
Idioms Aren’t Idiotic – They Just Sound So Sometimes
An idiom plays a very lively part in making our speech and writings more lucid and elegant, and often makes the point of conversation, debate, or argument more explicit and impressive. Of course over-use of Idiomatic phraseS can reduce it to a cliché, so be careful how you use your idioms. Some idioms often sound […]