Centurion In Waiting

Merwanjee Cama Park’s oldest resident Homi Mehta celebrated his 99th birthday on June 23.  Hoshang K. Katrak reports. With 24 hours still to go for Midsummer day, the warmth in Cama Park was palpable. And as impromptu efforts were being made by the senior citizens of the society to celebrate the grand old man’s birthday, […]

Nergish Bamji Scores A Century!

Completing a notable ninety-nine years, Sir JJ Girls’ High School’s Grand Old Lady, Nergish Kaikobad Bamji, celebrates her centenary today! Born to Bachubai and Kaikobad Bamji on 2nd July, 1917 (Mah Dae, Roj Ashishwang), she grew up to achieve greatness, just like Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, the founder of the school, where she served with love, […]

Dr. Er. Parvez Bajan Speaks At BASZA

On the eve of 25th June, 2016, the Borivali and Suburban Zoroastrian Association (BASZA) organised an interactive talk by Dr. Er. Parvez Bajan, at Rustomjee School, Dahisar. President Minoo Khan and Jt. President Jimmy Adajania introduced Dr. Ervad Parvez Bajan, who addressed the session in Gujarati. Speaking about the ‘Relevance of Zoroastrian Religion in the […]

Tribute To Vada Dasturji Peshotan Mirza

On Sunday, 26th June 2016, (Roj Gosh, Mah Bahman) our beloved Vada Dasturji Dr. Peshotan Dastur Hormazdyar Mirza of Shri Iranshah Atashbehram, passed away at the age of seventy-two years, after a long, brave battle with cancer, at the Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai. His will be missed by all in our community for a very […]

BPP Connect

Parsi Times is proud to start the much-awaited, exclusive, monthly column, titled ‘BPP Connect’, which will keep the community informed about the ongoing and future activities and any change in policies carried out by The Bombay Parsi Panchayet (BPP). As promised to our readers last month, your favourite weekly will feature ‘BPP Connect’ on the […]

Thank You Parsi Times!

Dear Editor, Within an hour of PT’s delivery on Saturday, in response to your kind, brief but impressive front page appeal for bicycles for village school children,on my behalf, enquiries started coming in. I’m glad to share that two cycles – one full-sized and one for juniors, were promptly delivered and gifted! A philanthropic lady […]

From The Editor’s Desk

Dear Readers, It’s extremely difficult coming to terms with the reality of a loved one who decides it’s time to go. A couple of days ago, a long-standing friend made that deadly decision too, leaving behind a trail of shocked, heart-broken family and friends. It will be a while before we find our peace because […]