The Bai Virbaijee Soparivala (BVS) Parsi High School in Pakistan, founded in 1859 by Seth Shapurji Hormusji Soparivala, celebrated 160 years on 24th May, 2019 with prayers and a grand Milad. Meant for Parsi children, after the Indo-Pak partition in 1947, the school’s then principal Behram Rustomji opened its doors for to non-Parsis on the […]
From The Editor’s Desk
Happy 8th Anniversary, PT! Dear Readers, As PT completes eight years this April, it’s been an exciting and delightful experience to see the bond between PT and the community strengthen increasingly, with each passing year. What started off as an endeavor to ensure a voice and a platform for every community member, has today come […]
A Tribute On Dasturji Kukadaru Saheb’s 186th Birth Anniversary
11th April, 2019 will mark the 188th Birth Anniversary of one of Zoroastrianism’s most revered, loved and worshipped saints – Jamshedji Sohrabji Kukadaru Saheb. Known as the Zarthosti Saint of the 19th Century, Dasturji Kukadaru was born on 26th May, 1831 in Surat, Gujarat, (Zamyad Roj, Avan Mahino) and is as well known for his humility and simplicity […]
Wisden Cricket Monthly Applauds Parsis
. The year 1886 is extremely important and noteworthy as the first team to tour England consisted of an all Parsi unit. The team was led by Dr. Dhunjeeshaw Patel. This tour was note-worthy as the Parsi’s had played no international cricket back then, but were extremely passionate and dedicated to the game. During the […]
Tribute To Dadabhai Naoroji, The Grand Old Man of India
The 4th of September marked the Birth Anniversary of one of our Community’s greatest legends – Dadabhai Naoroji (born on 4 September, 1825). Having earned the title of the ‘Grand Old Man of India’, Dadabhai Naoroji was perhaps one of the greatest leaders of our nation, having known to have influenced among many others, Mahatma […]
Jasan At Panthaki Baug Honouring Founder
The residents of Panthaki Baug organized a jasan at 10:30am on 16th February, 2018, in memory of the Founder of the Baug, Behramsha Panthak, who donated the lands on which Panthaki Baug stands today. The Jashan was performed by Er. Jimmy Dastur and Er. Eric Dastur, followed by a Humbandagi and distribution of chasni.
Navsari’s DNMS Hospital Celebrates 103!
On 17th January, 2017, The Dorabji Nanabhoy Mehta Sarvajanik Hospital (DNMSH), known as Navsari’s ‘Parsee Hospital’, celebrated its 103rd anniversary with a simple cake-cutting ceremony organized by the staff members. Serving people since January 15, 1915, DNMSH has risen from humble beginnings as a Lying-In Hospital with a capacity of 44 beds to an established […]
17th Anniversary Celebrations Of Shapoorji Fakirji Jokhi Agiary, Godrej Baug
The Godrej Baug Residents Welfare Association celebrated the 17th Anniversary of the Pak Aatash Padshah Saheb at Shapoorji Fakirji Jokhi Agiary, Godrej Baug on 16th December, 2016 with a jasan ceremony led by Panthaky Er. Harvespa Madon, and performed by Er. Delzaad Inspector, Er. Burgis Desai and Er. Kersasp Sidhwa. Organised at the Eco-Park, the […]
XYZ Celebrates Two Xtremely Wonderful Years!
XYZ (Xtremely Young Zoroastrians) celebrated its second Annual Day on 18th December, 2016, at KC College Auditorium, Mumbai. Host for the event and Founder, Hoshaang Gotla welcomed everyone to the annual awards function, as ‘Cyrus’ Superstars’ kicked off the event with XYZ’s brand new song ‘It’s XYZ’. The all girls’ group of ‘Ketayun’s Conquerors’ from […]
ZYNG Turns Seven
ZYNG’s 7th Anniversary celebrations took place on 9th December, 2016 at Rustom Baug Grounds with its Calendar Launch and Annual Gambhar. The grounds were abuzz with activity with 26 stalls including free wine tasting by Fatelli wines, food stalls, gara-toran stalls and media partner Parsi Times stall which held a special Raffle Contest for those […]
NPC Celebrates 71st Year
On 1st November, 2016 Nowroze Baug Play Centre (NPC) celebrated its 71st year with a jasan organised by the Managing Committee at the MJ Wadia Agiary (30th October, 2016). The Play Center held an entertainment programme on 12th November, 2016 with music, games and a scholarship distribution ceremony for Parsi students from the colony and […]