. Sanjan Under Attack: After Iranshah was duly installed, Parsis lived peacefully in Sanjan for about three hundred and twenty four years. However, when Sultan Mahmud (Mahmud Begdo) attacked Sanjan with an army of thirty thousand soldiers led by General Alfkhan, the Governor of Sanjan asked the Parsis to join his army in battle, after […]
Tag: 18 May 2019 Issue
The Seeingly Blind And The Hearingly Deaf
The Kavis and the Karapans, the seeingly blind and the hearingly deaf, who worked as exorcists and cast out demons and with charlatanism prospered among the ignorant and superstitious, thwarted Zarathushtra’s prophetic work and incited people to oppose him. They refused to see the new light that would dispel darkness and closed their ears to […]
Proud Perizya Scores 95.4% (ICSE)
Perizya Zack from Behram Baug Parsi Colony (Jogeshwari) and a student of Vibgyor High School (Goregaon), did everyone proud scoring a brilliant 95.4% in the ICSE 2019 examinations. She owes her success to her proud parents – Zubin and Gulshan Zack – as also her teachers for this accomplishment. Perizya believes in striking a balance between […]
Magnificent Meherzeen Scores 98.20%!
Meherzeen Siganporia, from Chatrabhuj Narsee Memorial School (Vile Parle), scored a fabulous 98.2% in the ICSE Board exams, ranking third in her school. The daughter of proud parents – Mahatab and Viraf Siganporia – Meherzeen believes that consistency is the key to success. A black belt in karate and passionate about travel and photography, Meherzeen is […]
Happening Hushrav Scores 97%!
Hushrav Buhariwalla, from Campion School, has secured an outstanding 97% (overall) in the ICSE Board exams! The son of proud parents, Hanoz and Sanober Buhariwalla, Hushrav has been a top-rank topper through school, winning numerous awards at the Inter-school model United Nations, including the prestigious Harvard model United Nations, India. He intends to pursue a career […]
Awesome Aviva Secures 95%!
Aviva Cyrus Todiwala from Ryan International School (Nerul, Navi Mumbai) has secured 94.83% in the ICSE Board exams, doing herself and her family proud! Aviva’s accomplishment is based on self-study – without any tuitions or coaching classes – so the results further exemplify the fruits of her hard work and determination to succeed! Daughter of […]
Why Meherbai’s Mandli Prefers Men To Dogs!
Meherbai’s Mandli reads Parsi Times every week, from cover to cover chipi-chipi-ney and hold discussions on its various topics. A couple of weeks ago, they read a rather provocative article on why some women prefer dogs to men in the famous ‘Pet Puja’ column, and this is how the discussion went… PT Article: ‘A Study says that […]
Farzan Rabadi Ordained Navar
9-year-old Ervad Farzan Mehernosh Rabadi, son of Dilkhush and Er. Mehernosh Nariman Rabadi, was ordained Navar on April 28th, 2019 (Roj Daepmeher Mah Adar), from Sethna Agiary, under the guidance of Er. Khushravi Palia. Heartiest congratulations to Ervad Farzan!
‘Ammara’ By Kainaaz Mehta
PT: Tell us a little about yourself. Kainaaz: Born and brought up in Mumbai, I’m an Arts graduate and currently live in Pune. I’ve worked with the Service industry for almost 21 years. Over the last few years, I got increasingly obsessed with the idea of creating something I really cared about. I […]
Dr. Jehangir Kohiyar – Pioneer Of Modern Indian Tattooing – Passes Away
On 15th May, 2019, Mumbai-based Dr. Jehangir A Kohiyar, considered the pioneer of modern tattooing in India, passed away. Affectionately known as Jangoo, his passing is mourned by the Indian and global tattooing community. Professionally, Dr. Jehangir was a psychiatrist who learned the art of tattooing from Jock Liddell (aka Tattoo Jock) during his medical […]
Film Review: A DOG’S JOURNEY
The tears may not flow as copiously as they did while watching the prequel ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ a couple of years ago, but be prepared, this one too is a weepie. The journey picks up from where Purpose trailed off – Ethan (Dennis Quaid) and Hannah’s (Marg Helgenberger) granddaughter’s (CJ) bonding with their dog Bailey […]