Pune’s Kayani Bakery In ‘World’s 150 Most Legendary Dessert Places’ – Ranked Among India’s Top 6 Dessert Places –

The iconic, Pune-based Kayani Bakery, popular the world over for its shrewsbury biscuits, has found its place in the list of the ‘World’s 150 Most Legendary Dessert Places’, by Taste Atlas – a global food guide, that researches thousands of flavours, dishes, and local eating and drinking places. Located in Pune’s Camp area, on East […]

SII Becomes India’s Most Valuable Unlisted Company, Overtaking NSE, As Per Burgundy Private Hurun

Headed by Adar Poonawalla, Serum Institute of India (SII), one of the first companies worldwide to launch COVID-19 vaccines, has become India’s most valuable unlisted company, overtaking the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India, alongside companies like Swiggy, BYJU’S, Razorpay and Dream11, as per the Burgundy Private Hurun India 500 list. Headquartered in Pune and valued […]

Daman’s Newly Renovated Merwanji Navroji Manekji Dar-e-Meher Holds Khushali-nu-Jashan

The Shree Daman Vapi Parsi Jarthosty Anjuman organised a ‘Khushali nu Jashan’, at the recently refurbished Merwanji Navroji Manekji Dar-e-Meher, in Daman, on 15th July, 2023 (Roj Shehrevar, Mah Asfandarmad; 1392 YD). The extensive restoration of the Dar-e-Meher was facilitated by the munificence and generosity of donors – Dadachanji Group of Companies, represented by Kairus […]

Dr. Coomi Vevaina Bestowed ‘Professor Emeritus’ By Christ University, Pune

Dr. Coomi Vevaina, PhD, the Founder-Director of the Global Tipping Point Summit (GTPS) was honoured with the prestigious designation of ‘Professor Emeritus’, by Christ University, Pune, in recognition of her meritorious contributions to scholarship and her distinguished career. This esteemed rank is awarded to very select professors on retirement and they retain this honorary title […]

COVID Deaths In The Community

At least 178 community members have passed away since onset of the coronavirus pandemic (March 2020) in India. Parsiana compiled the death statistics from 11 major Indian locations where significant Parsi populations exist. 105 deaths have been registered in Bombay, obtained from Worli Prayer Hall, where a large number of Covid-19 victims are cremated, though […]