Caption This – 17th July

Calling all our readers to caption this picture! Winning Caption and Winner’s Name Will Be Published Next Week. Send in your captions at editor@parsi-times.com by 21st July 2021. WINNER: Branson: The world celebrated after you lost the election race! Trump: You take that back or I’ll punch you back into outer space!! Viraf P. Commissariat […]

Coomi Kapoor Authors Parsi Biography: ‘The Tatas, Freddie Mercury and Other Bawas’

In her newly launched biography of the Parsi Community, titled, ‘The Tatas, Freddie Mercury and Other Bawas’ (published by Westland), Delhi-based journalist and author, Coomi Kapoor shares an engaging and intimate history of the Parsi community, highlighting prominent personalities, stories, achievements and the continuing successes of our minuscule but exceptional community. Coomi delves deep into exploring the essence […]

Another Bestseller By Dr. Batra – ‘The Nation’s Homeopath’

Parsi Times is delighted to share the launch of yet another brilliant book, aptly titled, ‘The Nation’s Homeopath – How Dr Batra’s® Became the World’s Largest Chain of Homeopathy Clinics’, authored by the world-renowned homeopath, Founder-Chairman of Dr Batra’s™ Group – the first and largest homeopathy corporate worldwide, and PT’s Special Guest Columnist, Padma Shri […]

Mobedyar Bhujwala Re-elected As President – Interfaith Organization, Cali

Mobedyar Maneck Bhujwala was recently elected for a second time, as President of the Greater Huntington Beach Interfaith Council (GHBIC), in Southern California, which serves religious communities of Huntington Beach and nearby cities like Fountain Valley, Westminster, Cypress, and Seal Beach.  GHBIC was founded by the City Council, in response to hate crimes and incidents. […]

SII Collaborates To Provide Equal Healthcare Rights To Trans Community

Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s most voluminous producer of vaccines, has said that SII would be collaborating with the transgender activist – Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, to ensure that the community is vaccinated.  “I have always believed that healthcare and dignity should be fundamental human rights. I look forward […]

Khan Bahadur Edulji Sohrabji Chenoy Anjuman Dar-e-Meher in Secunderabad Celebrates 101st Salgreh

14th July, 2021 (Roj Ardibehest, Mah Asfandarmad), marked the glorious 101st salgreh of the Khan Bahadur Edulji Sohrabji Chenai Anjuman Dar-e-Meher, situated at MG road, in Secunderabad. Due to the ongoing pandemic restraints, public celebrations were toned down, like last year. A Machi in Havan Geh was held at 7:00 am, followed by a Salgreh […]

‘Aspandarmad’ Embodies Piety And Devotion

Aspandarmad or Spendarmad is the twelfth and last month of the Zoroastrian calendar. It is dedicated to Spenta Armaity – the divinity presiding over Mother Earth. While the term ‘Spenta’ can be variously translated as ‘increasing, growing, good, holy and benevolent’, the term ‘Armaity’ can also be variously translated to mean ‘devotion, piety and peace’. Spenta Armaity is an Amesha […]

From The Editor's Desk

From the Editors Desk

Dear Readers, I’ve been receiving a number of emails from community members sharing their fears and confusion as regards the safety and/or the need of taking the vaccine – in keeping with the endless contradictory messages we receive on social media platforms and WhatsApp. While some messages give us a sense of relief and consolation […]