Every year Dae Mahino and Khorshed Roj is observed as Zarthost-No-Diso, i.e. the day our beloved prophet, Zarthustra left the earthly, mortal life. This year the day falls on Tuesday, the 24th of May, 2016. Considered as the first Prophet the world has seen, Zarthustra worked amongst the people, bringing peace and happiness to all. […]
Tag: 21 May 2016 Issue
Meet ‘n’ Marry With BPP’s Matrimonial Meet!
On May 14, 2016, 40 Zoroastrians in the age group of 20 to 40 years, took up the tempting invite extended by BPP’s Matrimonial Meet, and met up in search of a new best friend and partner for life. As is the case with each new BPP Meet, even this one promised and delivered to […]
Igatpuri Fire Temple Celebrates 129 years
On 18th May, 2016, Igatpuri Zarthosti Anjuman Agiary celebrated its 129th Salgreh with over 50 devotees coming in from Mumbai, Surat, Deolali, Nasik and other neighboring cities. A morning Jasan was performed by Panthaky of Igatpuri agiary, Er. Tehmtan Bhikaji Karanjia, Panthaky of Kapawalla Agiary, Er. Jamshed Dinshawji Bhesadia, Er. Pervez Ankleshwaria and Panthaky of […]
Young Achiever Sanaya Gandhi
Parsi Times congratulates 12-year-old Sanaya Gandhi from Thane, who achieved an All India First Class First Rank in the Maths Olympiad at the Primary Level (V/VI Classes) and subsequently has been awarded the Ramanujan Scholarship. A student of Vasant Vihar School, Sanaya currently in the sixth grade, is passionate about Mathematics and possesses a flair […]
Maneckji Cooper Delivers 100% ICSE Results!
The Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School has secured cent percent results for the ICSE exams (March 2016), with all eighteen Zoroastrian students having obtained distinction (above 75%). Parsi Times commends Principal Kashmira Gundevia and the staff for their untiring efforts towards securing such academic perfection as well as congratulates the brilliant performance of the young […]
WZCC With HPY
World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce (WZCC) was again proud to join hands with Holiday Program for Youth (HPY) to conduct a workshop for about 180 youngsters on Monday, 16 May 2016 at J.B. Vatcha High School for Parsi Girls, Dadar. The young participants were introduced to Mumbai Chapter Chairman, Adi Siganporia, who stated that Industry […]
Ervad Shahren Balaporia, son of Urviz and Hoshedar Balaporia, was ordained as a Martab on May 14, 2016 (Roj Hormazd, Mah Dae) at the Bai Motlibai Wadia Adaran. The Martab ceremony was performed by Er. Eric Dastur and Er. Khushroo Kanga. Parsi Times wishes Er. Shahrenall the very best.
Summer Camp With Homavazir’s 11th CBDA Scout Group
The summer camp of Homavazir’s 11th CBDA (Central Bombay District Association) Scout Group was held at Bahadurji Sanatorium Deolali, from 1st to 4th May 2016. 25 cubs, scouts and scouters in smart uniform boarded the Tapovan Express from CST station and reached the camp site in Deolali where they took their positions around the flag […]
Chomp & Cheers: Roasted Pumpkin Hummus And Rob Roy
In keeping with the hot summers, ‘Chomp & Cheers’ presents a lighter meal this week – an array of delicious dips! Indulge yourself and loved ones with Chef Prodigy – Bezad Dadachanji’s special new-age, healthy yet delectable dips! Relish With Dips Eggless Mayonnaise: This eggless mayonnaise is perfect for the vegetarians who don’t consume […]
Chuggging Down The (Song) Tracks
2015 marked 160 years since Western Railway (erstwhile Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway) as we know it, was inaugurated; 145 years since Churchgate station originated; and 18th December marked 85 years since Bombay Central was established as a station! In an interesting and amusing review, Hoshang Katrak ‘tracks’ a few train-based songs in Hindi […]
Mumbaikars! Imagine lounging on a deck chair on the side of a river, feet dipped in cool mountain spring water, day time temperatures hovering around the 18 degree Celsius mark, a cool refreshing drink in hand and the sound of busy birds ringing in your ears. Then, the ding-dong of the doorbell violently pierces through […]