The Serum Institute of India (SII), which was conducting the Indian trials for the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University, paused the clinical trials of the vaccine across the country on 10th September, 2020. Putting out a statement, the Serum Institute of India said, “We are reviewing the situation and pausing India trials till […]
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8th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress Update: London is Calling! Spotlight on Youth Organisers!!
With the 8th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress (8WZYC) 2023 being hosted by the Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe (ZTFE) in the United Kingdom (UK) in Summer 2023, a dedicated team of youth volunteers have already commenced early groundwork to start planning and organising this momentous event. As part of a series of articles, we will […]
Er. Soli Completes Silver Service At Saronda Agiary
Er. Soli Dadee Panthaky (Sorondawala) has completed twenty-five glorious years, serving the pious Padshah Saheb of the Saronda Agiary in Gujarat. Kudos to Er. Soli for taking such good care of the Agiary selflessly, silently, unsung and with full devotion, single-handedly. Whether there is rain, power cuts for a long duration and other hardships which […]
XYZ Holds A Global ‘Whacky Weekend’!
On 29th August, 2020, the XYZ Foundation planned a virtual international weekend camp – ‘The XYZ Whacky Weekend’ – marking the first step towards fulfilling XYZ’s plan to ‘Go Global’. It was an immersive, interactive and fun camp, with 75 participants from across the world, including participants from Canada, Pakistan, Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Australia […]
The Zen Series: The Frog That Made It
In this tenth part of ‘The Zen Series’, the short story about staying true to one’s own sense of resilience leaves much food for thought! A group of frogs were traveling through the woods, when two of them fell into a deep pit. All the other frogs gathered around the pit. When they saw how […]
Champions Of Philanthropy
The ongoing Novel Corona – 19 Virus, known as the Covid Pandemic, has, since late March 2020, been playing havoc with lives of millions in India and rest of the world. Us Zoroastrians too have not been spared. A few thousand of our minuscule community have suffered tremendously, by way of the loss of loved […]
Activity High School Celebrates Independence Day & Teacher’s Day, 2020
Keeping the Covid-19 Pandemic in mind, we at Activity High School, under the esteemed guidance of our Principal, Mrs. Perin Bagli, switched to a unique online mode of celebrating Independence Day on 15th August, 2020. All our Teachers, Administrative Staff, Parents and Students, totalling 800 participants congregated online to celebrate Independence Day, ensuring that the […]
Gourmet Garnish by Shiraz: Menu Planning
Hello all! Was lovely to receive the plentiful response from you – have tried my best to respond to all. Having shared, in the previous issue – how one could tackle the eternal question in nearly every house – ‘What Do I Cook?’ – this time, let’s move on to another aspect which will go […]
Meherbai’s Trip To Udvada
It was a peaceful Saturday morning and Meherwanji was quietly reading his Parsi Times when Meherbai announced that she wanted a two-day week-end break in Udvada. “I won’t drive that far!” said Meherwanji. “You won’t have to” Meherwanji: Then how do we go? Walking? Meherbai: No! No! My darling Meheloo, my neice Farida and her boy-friend Soli Sales-Tax […]
Let My Good Thoughts Regulate My Words And Deeds, Ahura Mazda!
Neither mountains separate me from Thee, nor oceans keep me far from Thee. My own evil thoughts keep me aloof from Thee. The evil thoughts that emanate from the depths tempt me. Help me to force Akoman’s evil thoughts to sleep, the sleep of death. I will not let my evil thoughts hide Thee, Ahura […]
TechKnow With Tantra: Android Auto
Android Auto is a smart driving companion that helps you stay focused, connected, and entertained with Google Assistant. With a simplified interface, large buttons, and powerful voice actions, Android Auto eases use of your favourite apps when you’re on the road. Just say “Ok Google” to Route to your next destination using Google Maps; Get […]