A Unique Zoroastrian Insight: ‘Vighnaharta’ And ‘Verethragna’ As Remover Of Obstacles

Lord Ganesha is invoked before commencing anything significant and it is for this reason that he is called the ‘Lord of Beginnings’. He is also known as Vighnaharta or remover of obstacles. The concept of Vighnaharta or remover of obstacles resonates with the Zoroastrian concept of Verethragna or victorious (in overcoming difficulties, foes or enemies). What Vighnaharta Ganesha is to devout Hindus, Verethragna Bahram […]

LCB Felicitates Educators On Teacher’s Day

LCB (Lions Club of Bombay) Host, celebrated Teachers Day by felicitating teachers from various NGOs, school and colleges, at a grand ceremony held on 5th September, 2018. Various teachers received recognitions included former Principal of Alexandra Girls English Institution, Freny Mehta; Principal of Bai Bengali Girls High School, Kashmira Balsar; and others. Addressing the gathering, […]

Delnaz Wins First Runner Up At ‘MRS. INDIA SHE IS INDIA 2018’ Pageant

On 14th July, 2018, Delnaz Balsara Sharma was crowned the First Runner-Up in the national, prestigious ‘MRS. INDIA SHE IS INDIA 2018’ Pageant, held at ‘The Umrao’ in the country’s capital. The pageant, recognised as the official pageant to send its respective winners for the ‘MRS. UNIVERSE’ and ‘MRS. EARTH’ international beauty pageants, was held […]

Letters To The Editor

Re: Mr. Arzan Ghadially’s Letters To The Editor (May 12, 2018)  Mr. Arzan Ghadially by his letter to Parsi Times has done well in elaborating the financial crunch faced by the BPP and has suggested measures which are thought provoking. Part of the wastage of precious community funds was, and is, due to avoidable litigation, […]

SPORTS ROUNDUP – 21st April 2018

CRICKET PL 2018: Kolkata Overpower Rajasthan: Power packed performances from Robin Uthappa (48*), skipper Dinesh Karthik (42*), and Nitish Rana (35*) helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) register a seven wicket win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Jaipur. Batting first, RR registered 160-8 in their allotted 20 overs. D’Arcy Short top scored with 44 while skipper […]

BPP Connect

THE TRUTH ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT The brief facts are as follows: The BMC last September 2017 announced that it would not collect wet waste from large Housing complexes (more than 200 flats) from December 2017. The Housing complexes would have to manage the disposal of their own wet waste. 10 of our big colonies were […]