The two Mumbai-based, teenaged Razmi brothers – 19-year-old Rayaan and 16-year-old Shahyan, have been the toast of the Snooker and Billiards circuit, with their outstanding performances and wins, doing the fraternity and the community very proud! Rayaan recently made history with his excellent skills at the recently held 2021 National Championship (Sage university, Bhopal) by […]
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Parsee Gymkhana Cricket Team Rules With Hat-trick Wins!
The hearts of cricket enthusiasts and fans in the community and across the world were brimming with pride when Team Parsee Gymkhana (PG) clinched its third championship title, making history with its fearless brand of cricket, by becoming Mumbai’s first club to win three back-to-back tournaments across different formats. They grabbed a mammoth 298-run victory […]
Burjor Patel – Forever A Star
Iconic veteran theatre producer and actor who ruled Parsi, Gujarati and English theatre for decades, and renowned advertising personality, Burjor Patel passed away on 4th January, 2022, due to old age. The much acclaimed, former Khaleej Times Advertising Director was 91. Perhaps the only attributes which could compare to his awe-inspiring talent and remarkable personality, […]
Parsee Gymkhana Makes History, Wins Police Shield Tournament!
Team Parsee Gymkhana (PG) had a magical season, emerging as the dominating and leading club in Mumbai’s cricketing arena by winning three back-to-back titles in a row, in all three formats of the game, making history as the first club from the city to do so and becoming the most successful team of Mumbai. Team […]
Parsee Gymkhana Clinches Madhav Mantri Tournament!
. Parsee Gymkhana has repeatedly proven it is a powerhouse in the cricketing arena, clinching yet another title on 24th November 2021 – a massive win by 166 runs overpowering opponents Karnatak Sporting Association in the final of the MCA organized Madhav Mantri Centenary One Day League Tournament at the Mumbai Cricket Association’s BKC ground. […]
Defending Champs Parsee Gymkhana Retain Talim Shield Title
A Brief History: Padmakar Talim and Ramesh Donde were dear friends of Manohar N. More – all pioneers of the Public School in Dadar. On 6th October, 1947, Padmakar suffered a severe appendicitis attack and passed away. Hurt deeply by his friend’s death and wanting to keep his legacy alive, Manohar More wished to institute […]
Tête-à-tête With Adille Sumariwalla
President of the Indian Olympic Association and Executive Board Member/ Jury Member for the Track and Field Sport, at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics PT: Firstly, tell us how you’ve utilized this time through the Pandemic, which brought most activities to a screeching halt? Adille: We used this time very effectively doing numerous online courses for […]
Parsi Cricket Pioneers Of 1886 Honoured At Lord’s!
Reminiscing our rich history, Parsis were the earliest community in India to take up cricket, playing this game since 1840. The first Parsi Club – ‘The Oriental Cricket Club’ – was founded in 1848. Later, in February 1885, a group of eminent Parsis met at Bombay’s Ripon Club to discuss the setting up of a […]
HPY 2021 In Full Swing With Guest Speakers – Boman Irani, Cyrus Broacha And Other Personalities!
The new, ten-day online avatar of the 34th Holiday Programme for Youth (HPY), that kicked off on 26th May 2021, is keeping our community’s young guns busy and entertained with activities, motivational and educational talks (leadership training, personality development, first aid, music, dance, yoga, sports) by popular celebrities and well-established former HPY-ites from various fields. […]
Challenges Faced By Full Time Practicing Parsi Priests
Team Empowering Mobeds (EM) presented an insightful, relevant and informative webinar on 7th May, 2021, titled, ‘Challenges Faced By Full Time Practicing Parsi Priests’, on Jiyo Parsi’s Friday Forum platform which digitally facilitates the community to connect with important issues. Commencing the session with a warm welcome, event moderator Binaifer Sahukar shared how the webinar […]
Arzan Nagwaswalla Selected For Team India
– Parsi Cricketer In Indian Team After 28 Years! – 7th May, 2021 proved to be a day of great jubilation and happiness for our community worldwide – and probably one of the happiest days in the lives of Nargol’s Nagwaswalla family – since our very own, young and talented left-arm pacer from Gujarat – […]