BisiBeleBhath BisiBeleBhath literally means ‘hot lentil rice’. Rice, lentils and vegetables cooked and flavoured with a spicy paste makes this South-Indian speciality a complete and satisfying meal – adish to relish in the rains. Ingredients: 1 cup-Rice ;3/4 cup-ToorDal (Red Lentils); 5 cups- Water; – 1/2 (chopped)- Onion; 2 (chopped)- Tomato; 2 cups- Mixed Vegetables(of […]
Tag: Volume 06 – Issue 11
An Angel For Animals: Roxanne Davur
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated,” said Gandhiji. In so much Roxanne Davur contributes greatly by having realized her love for animals into a full time occupation with ‘Probably Paradise’, Trust for Animal Welfare. Parsi Times Reporter Binaisha M. Surti catches up with the inspiring Roxanne Davur, who lives by and urges us all to adhere to her philosophy, ‘be kind and compassionate towards all creatures’.
Brexit! Now A Reality
Britain’s Exit from the European Union (or Brexit) has been making global headlines. With UK being the fifth largest economy worldwide, finance markets the world over will get affected due to Brexit. What does this auger for India’s financial sector? And how will this affect investments? Mehran Felfeli provides useful insights about Brexit and its impact globally and on India and the Indian investor.
‘Eyes Right’ With Yoga
The great pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, once said, “Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears.” Indeed, eyes are a vital part of our body. Good eyesight is very important for our daily activities like reading, watching television, internet surfing, writing notes and so much more. Yoga can immensely help improve your eye-sight by keeping the […]
Why Does My Dog…? Understanding Crazy Canine Quirks
The human-dog relationship is timeless! Even so, when it comes to understanding our canine’s crazy quirks, we are often left stumped. Let’s take a look at a few quirky dog-behaviours that people often find confounding about canines. Why do dogs eat faeces? This disgusting behaviour has a name – ‘Coprophagia’, and is perfectly normal canine […]
The Styling Of Your Shirt Collar
The collar of your shirt frames your face, especially when you wear a tie. Are you choosing the right style of collar that will best compliment your face? The following are three vital tips, based on your face-structure, that will help select the apt collar for you, especially during those formal occasions which call for […]
Reveling In The Rains At Rajmachi
When it rains, it pours! And it is pouring here in Mumbai and around. The transformation is immediate and obvious. The city transforms with its flooded streets, delayed public transport system and harried commuters. The country side transforms differently. The brown gives way to the green, the white and grey of rivers gives way to […]
Your Smile And You – Part-I
A beautiful, perfect, attractive smile is something everyone aspires to have since the time fairy-tales were woven into our lives! Ancient Egyptian mummies and Etruscan excavations have been found to have wires woven between teeth, and varied types of tooth jewels placed for the effect of increasing the individual’s attractiveness. There are various aspects of […]
Heal Acne With Homeopathy
Acne, also known as pimples, occurs when oil and dead skin cells accumulate on hair follicles. They mostly appear on the face, neck, chest, back and shoulders. Various forms of pimples exist based on the severity of the condition. Acne affects virtually everyone at some point in their lives. It’s most frequent amongst teenagers, affecting […]
A Prayer By Rabindranath Tagore
Contributed by PT Reader Freny Kelawalla This is my prayer to thee my Lord, Strike, strike at the root of peneary in my heart, Give me the strength lightly to bear my joys and sorrows Give me the strength never to disown the poor or bend my knees before insolent might Give me the strength […]
Were Zoroastrians Enjoined To Practice ‘Khvaetvadatha’ Or Next-Of-Kin Marriages?
There is one concept we are enjoined to follow, which one finds difficult to believe, that our Prophet Asho Zarathushtra, the first and one of the greatest rational thinkers of all times could or should have propagated… that is the belief in ‘Khvaetvadatha’ or the practice of the next-of-kin marriage. In Yasna 12.9, from where […]