On behalf of our team at Parsi Times and myself, I would like to wish each and every reader of Parsi Times, their families and friends and all our Zarthosti brothers and sisters a very joyful and prosperous Jamshedi Navroze and Saal Mubarak to our Irani brethren! May this coming year bring in peace and […]

A History Of FDU And Genesis Of IUU

The History of Foundation for Development of Udvada (FDU) Established on September 22, 2003, purely on the initiative of the Prime Minister, Hon’ble Shri Narendra Modi, the Foundation for Development of Udvada (FDU) has a very vibrant history! In January 2002, during his stint as Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Modi was present at the […]

Vispi Balaporia Elected Asiatic Society’s First Woman President

On 31st August, 2019, the 215-year-old Asiatic Society of Mumbai got its very First Woman President, after 78-year-old Professor Vispi Balaporia won the election to the post, securing 107 of 163 votes. This is a major milestone in the society’s two-century-old history, which has had women as office-bearers, vice-presidents and honorary secretaries hitherto. In addition to Vispi Balaporia’s Presidentship, the Asiatic Society […]

New BPP Board Turns One!

BPP Chairman, Yazdi Desai: “On 23rd October 2016, I completed one year as Chairman of the BPP and I can look back on the last one year as quite fulfilling. The new Board has covered extensive ground on all fronts including housing, kick-starting long term housing projects, strengthening the administration, settling legal cases, plugging financial […]

And NOTHING But The Truth!

BPP’s Disclosure On Controversies & Diversionary Tactics By Miscreants Even as we were settling into getting a breather from the election hullabaloo, Parsi politics seems to have raised its ugly head again over the past couple of weeks. Only this time it got worse because it was stepped up a notch and shared with the […]

XYZ Is Truly MAD!

Following in the footsteps of the enterprising founder of XYZ (Xtremely Young Zoroastrians), Hoshaang Gotla, twelve do – gooders from XYZ’s ‘Behram’s Battalion’ troupe, organized a newspaper collection drive on June 5, around Dadar. They convinced neighbors to hand over old newspapers and books, accumulating a total of 203 kgs, in a span of two […]