Take A Minute, Change A Life Dear Readers, Last Sunday, 10th September, marked ‘World Suicide Prevention Day’, and the title of this editorial, ‘Take A Minute, Change A Life’, is the theme for this year. This line really got me thinking… especially when I read the statistics – worldwide, every year about three million (thirty […]
Tag: Volume 07 – Issue 22
Dr. Rohinton Mehta Authors ‘Matheran – A Mountaineering Manual’
Lawyer, philosopher, criminologist and professor, Dr. Rohinton Mehta, released his co-authored book – ‘Matheran – A Mountaineering Manual’ in August 2017, along with wife and Director of CorporatEdge, Rupa Mehta, and colleague, Swati Mahajan. An avid mountaineer and popular on the hiking circuit in Mumbai, Dr. Rohinton spent four years documenting this book which showcases […]
Caption This– September 16, 2017
Calling all our readers to caption this picture! The wittiest caption will win a fabulous prize! Send in your captions at firstname.lastname@example.org by 23rd September, 2017.
Tragic Accident At Udvada Station
On 15th September, 2017, caretaker of Udvada Museum, Aspi Sepoy, met with a tragic accident at the Udvada railway station, when he was trying to board the ‘Firozpur Janta’, but slipped and fell on the tracks under the train, crushing his legs. He was rushed to Valsad Civil Hospital but having fatally injured his legs, […]
Jio MAMI Film Festival Coming Soon!
Partnered by Star, with co-sponsors including Govt. of Maharashtra and PVR Cinemas, this year’s Film Fest will feature films from 49 countries in 51 languages, vying for top honours in various categories. TataSky will highlight select films of MAMI. The selection jury comprising Anu Rangachar (Head, International Programming), Rashid Irani (senior film critic) and Bhardwaj […]
‘Wings ’17’ Flaps Again!
Last year, Parsi Times partnered with our community’s premiere All-Parsis Cultural and Sports annual Fest, ‘WINGS’, which drew over a thousand people and over two hundred teams, showcasing their best talent in an array of events. After celebrating great success in its first year, ‘Wings ‘17’ is back this year, with Parsi Times as media […]
Drawing Competition By EIL Bombay
Experiment in International Living (EIL), Bombay, conducted a drawing competition on the topic of National Integration, at Lady Engineer High School on 21st August, 2017, which had over 100 students participating across 3 age categories. The EIL community thanked Principal Errick Elavia and the panel of judges – Past Community Chairman and Hon Secretary, Viraf […]
What’s Life Without Humour?
If you want to endear yourself to another person, if you want to learn how to totally mystify your friends, there’s numerous ways to do it, but the most effective is the art of being witty. You can say the funniest and the zaniest thing to your ‘victim’ who will not know whether it’s meant […]
‘Rustom’s Rockstars’ Hold Senior Citizens Eve
On 10th September, 2017, XYZ’s Bandra group – Rustom’s Rockstars (RR) – organized ‘Super 60’, a senior citizens’ evening, at Bandra Tata Block’s Jamasp Tata Pavilion. Children between five and fifteen years of age, under the guidance of RR’s volunteers, conducted the event commencing with felicitations, followed by refreshments offered to all seventy-two senior attendees. […]
TechKnow With Tantra: Fast Finder
For those with numerous apps on their phones and find it painful scrolling through to find an app, Fast Finder (FF) searches stuff in a jiffy – just enter the first few characters of your App’s name and it pops up immediately! Just tap on the app and launch it! In addition to apps, it […]
DPC Road Widening Project Update
The Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee (MHCC) recently announced their verdict supporting the residents of Dadar Parsi Colony (DPC), against BMC’s road widening proposal that would have caused serious damage to its green cover. Much to the joy of our community residing in Mumbai’s only boundary-less Parsi colony, the DPC residents immediately opposed the proposal saying […]