CRICKET IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians Win Nail-biting Thriller: Man of the Match and stand-in skipper Kieran Pollard’s outstanding knock of 83 in just 31 deliveries helped Mumbai Indians (MI) win a thrilling contest by three wickets against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Wankhede Stadium. Batting first, the Kings notched up 197-4 in their 20 […]
Tag: Volume 08 – Issue 52
Letters to the Editor
Let’s Work Together To Resolve PGH Issue The BD Petit Parsee General Hospital is close to the heart of every Indian Zoroastrian. It has served the community for over a century thanks to the benevolence of the Petits. As of now the hospital needs drastic improvements in health care facilities with better and modern infrastructure. […]
Sizzling Summer Fest’19 At PPCWA
Parsi Punchayet Complex Welfare Association (PPCWA) Goregaon organised a fun-filled evening extravaganza – Summer Fest’19 – for the very first time on 30th March, 2019, at the Complex itself, with games and rides for children and a wide spread of stalls offering food, clothes, accessories, utilities and more. The Guests of Honour were BBP Chairman Yazdi […]
From The Editor’s Desk
A Time To Reflect And Resurrect Across all religions, real learning for the laity always lies in the symbolism of various events and narratives mentioned in our religious texts. The take-away from these needs to be insightful and deeper than that feel-good sense of security, or justice, that is the eventual consequence of every comeuppance […]
We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday!
In keeping with the ongoing summer season, PT’s Writer extraordinaire, Dara Khodaiji presents a hilarious Bawaji Travel Story-Series, filled with humour and fun, to kick off that perfect weekend mood! It’s Sunday morning of 10th March. Rutimai is immersed in Parsi Times. Darabsha is lolling on his easy chair and mulling over the Racing Times. […]
Parsi And Irani Zoroastrians – A Historical Perspective
Both – Parsi and Irani Zoroastrians are ethnically of Persian (Iranian) origin. Parsis who came to India about 300 years after the fall of the Sasanian Empire (i.e., around the tenth century A.D.) trace their ancestry back to the province of Khorasan, known in ancient times as Parthia. The city of Mashad is situated in […]
Padma Shree Dinyar Contractor:
Actor Extraordinaire… Legend!
Parsi Times Reporter Binaisha M. Surti catches up with Padma Shree awardee, legendary theatre actor, writer, director, producer and film personality – Dinyar Contractor – the ageless celebrity – full of high octane energy… charming, witty, expressive, charismatic with an inexhaustible zest for acting, one of the greatest personalities of the entertainment world. This […]