Life is a mixture of comedies and tragedies; of laughter and tears, of high highs and low lows.Neither happiness nor unhappiness lasts forever – in fact, they’re cyclical. Just as you can’t always be happy, the good news is, you won’t always be sad, down and out. Is there a cure? Yes! Next time you feel […]
Dr. Firdos Shroff Receives Special HEF Award
On 14th September, 2019, Advocate Lion Prof. Dr. Firdos Shroff, Director, The Zoroastrian Co-operative Bank Ltd., received the Special HEF Award for Academic Excellence at the hands of Prof. Dr. R Gopal, Director, D Y Patil School of Management, Belapur and Meheli Shroff, brother, in recognition of his exemplary services in the field of Higher Education […]
Cyrus The (Not So) Great!
. First a slice of history… when the Parsis decided to leave Iran because of terrible traffic congestion more than a 1,000 years ago, there were three factions – One Faction wanted to sail to India; The Second Faction opted for Germany; and the Third Faction wanted to sail round and round around Iran, until […]
The Protocol Of Death
The passing away of a loved one or even an acquaintance is indeed a tough situation to face. This is not an attempt to debate for or against the efficacy of the Dokhmenashini system. However, should we choose to have the last rites at the Doongerwadi, then there is protocol to follow. In recent years, […]
Letters to the Editor
Congratulations to BPP Trustees for their wise, bold and progressive move to bring peace, harmony and happiness in our peace-loving Community! We all share a fundamental wish to live a happy life with peace and harmony. Poverty, illiteracy and over population hinder progress and development. Luckily, we are a small community, affluent in status and highly […]
Patience Is The Key
The Equity market has been limping over the last two years and investors are getting increasingly apprehensive by the day. Slowdown in consumption and demand has impacted our economy. Credit cycle is moving at a snail’s pace due to the liquidity crisis amongst NBFC’s (Non-banking Finance Companies) and Real Estate slowdown. The recent change in […]
Great Success In Great Britain For Team PG!
Parsee Gymkhana Brings Home ‘The 1886 Trophy’ (UK Tour, 2019) The comparative experience of the original 1886 tour between the English and the Parsis was simply outstanding, in keeping with the fact that our Parsi team had never played international cricket, while England had played seven series against Australia by the time they had arrived […]
Dasturji Kookadaru Saheb
. A simple man, one who lived a humble and yet exalted existence. Dastoorji Kookadaru Saheb, the divinely smiling photograph in all Agiaries and Atashbehrams belies the lofty status of the revered Dastoorji Saheb. Kookadaru Sahebji and his life is perhaps the most recent recorded history that we have, which proves beyond any doubt, the […]
Un‘Tie’d And Classy!
. Men have complained about ties for ages – it can feel binding and hot, like a colorful noose, leading to feeling constricted by traditional looks. But even with the rising stardom of guys wearing athleisure, wearing a suit will never die. Are you a man who dislikes ties? Is it advisable to wear a suit […]
47 Meters Down: Uncaged
It’s the sequel to the 2017 sleeper hit ’47 Meters Down’, where a couple of girls in a cage crash down into the ocean, with oxygen depleting. This one, for obvious reasons has a suffix: Uncaged. It involves four girls – twice the number, but with half the thrills and excitement. Mia (Sophie Nelisse) and […]
The Perfect Time For Fudge: ‘NINE 15’!
The preferred choice of a career came naturally to the Cooper brothers – Tozaar and Azhaan – hailing from a family of bakeries and bakers! While Tozaar has an Associate Degree specializing in Culinary Arts (USA), Azhaan possesses a Grand Diploma in Cuisine and Patisserie (Sydney) and an Associate Degree in Pastry Arts (USA). Both […]