The National Centre for the Performing Arts and Citi go back a long way in their appreciation of culture. Having grown stronger over the years, this association has newly added a welcome dimension to its broad spectrum of initiatives – with a series of select Indian and Western classical music concerts, with stellar performances by […]
Tag: 27th March 2021
Caption This – 27th March
Calling all our readers to caption this picture! Winning Caption and Winner’s Name Will Be Published Next Week. Send in your captions at firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st March 2021. WINNER: Papa Meercat: Animal Planet seriously needs to clamp down on its adult content! By Homiar P Bastawalla (Mumbai)
From the Editors Desk
Thank You, Dear Readers! Dear Readers, It is only appropriate that I start with thanking you for your plentiful, appreciative response to our Jamshedi Navroz Special issue, considering its central theme itself was gratitude! Your kind words and support always encourage us all at Parsi Times, but make an even greater difference during these times, […]
‘A Costly Consent’ Indeed!
A Costly Consent The tussle over the postponement of the March 14, 2021 Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) trusteeship election would qualify among the most tragic, wasteful and meaningless utilization of scarce community and judicial resources. The 10-week rescheduling to May 23 served nobody’s purpose. Not only was former BPP Chairman Dinshaw Mehta unable to achieve […]
ZAC Celebrates Jamshedi Navroze
After a long wait, finally, the ZAC (Zoroastrian Association of California) opened its doors to devotees on the auspicious 21st March – Jamshedi Navroze. Earlier, the premise was thoroughly cleaned and decorated with chowk by ZAC members Arnavaz and Farhang Poorvafadari, Dhun and Ketty Alamshaw, Fardoon Dungore, Jimy Colabewalla, Navaz Modi, Rooky Fitter, Ruzbe Daruwalla, Ers. Zarrir and Zerkxis […]
XYZ Seniors ‘Sea’s’ The Day!
The XYZ Seniors conducted their first event for the New Year at Mumbai’s Chowpatty Beach. After converging at the beach at 7:30 am, they were divided into teams and given a list of fun tasks to solve. This was then topped by a delicious breakfast at Café New York following which, the group dispersed with […]
Spring-Cleaning At Patel Dadgah And Sacred Well
Earlier this month, a band of selfless volunteers, including enthusiastic youngsters and senior citizens, smilingly toiled from 9:00 am till late evening, to provide spring-cleaning for Mumbai’s Seth Ardeshir Bhicajee Patel Dadgah and its sacred well, located at Salsette Parsi Colony, Andheri East. The comprehensive exercise included cleaning the main hall, the walls up to […]
Hyderabad’s Chenoy Agiary Colony Residents Welcome Navroz
The residents of Hyderabad’s Bai Maneckbai N. Chenoy Agiary Colony continued the tradition of celebrating the Spring Equinox with a contributory, common ‘Jamshedi Navroze’ Table Spread, at the Agiary hall, on 20th March, 2021. Ensuring the participation of all 36 families of the Agiary’s residential complex, each family contributed one item on the table. All […]
Let Enthusiasm Be The Driving Power Of Youth
Youth is exuberant in cheerful energy and over-plus energy. Let me work in my youthful years with physical and mental exuberance. Let the cup of my vitality brim over all along my youth. Let me not fritter away my youthful years. Let me not indulge myself in indolence. Let me not oversleep my youth. Let […]
TechKnow With Tantra: Tricount – Split Bills / Manage Group Expenses
The Tricount App helps share expenses in a group, easily and efficiently. It is great for holidays, organizing parties or events with several people, managing your budget, etc. With a simple, intuitive interface, it helps you share and manage expenses within a group. It also helps in uneven sharing of expenses when needed. It even […]
The Easiest Advice On Life!
Veera is a published Author (‘Endured’ and ‘#LoveBitesLifeHacks’) and Columnist; a passionate Educator and Counsellor; Poet and Philosopher… but most of all, a lover of all things literary. I really can’t say that I’ve met a single person in my lifetime who’s always had it easy. Life, for most, is not a piece of cake. […]