When Were You Born?

Daisy P. Navdar is a teacher by profession and a firm believer in the efficacy of our Manthravani. She is focused on ensuring that the deep significance of our prayers is realized by our youth. She credits her learnings and insights, shared in her articles, to all Zoroastrian priests and scholars whose efforts have contributed […]

From The Editor's Desk

From the Editors Desk

Dear Readers, Love, Actually With Valentine’s Day round the corner, many get into frenzied brainstorming sessions on gift-giving. From the humble card, which professes all kinds of affections, as if trying to make up for the lack of a ‘real gift’… to the ‘real-gifts’ themselves –dazzling solitaire diamonds on platinum bands or race-cars or then, […]

Utkarsh Dance Academy Performs At Kala Ghoda Arts Fest

Surat’s dynamic dancers from the Utkarsh Dance Academy LLP, and Nrityanjali, under the guidance of Behnaz S. Todiwala and Payal Bhatt performed at Mumbai’s eminent Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2020, on 1st February, 2020. Twenty spirited performers wonderfully showcased the Indian culture and traditions by performing on Indian folk dances like Kalbelia – the gypsy […]

Impact of Budget 2020 On Charitable Trusts / Institutions

  The Union Budget and Finance Bill 2020 has proposed major changes for charitable trusts and institutions. Like thousands of other charitable and religious institutions in India, Parsi trusts and associations (including Panchayats and Anjumans, Agyaris and Atashbahrams which enjoy tax exemptions or offer tax deductions u/s 80G) will also be affected. Once the Bill […]


. The announcement of Budget 2020 was awaited with bated breath, post last years’ Corporate Tax rate cut. The Finance Bill 2020 has proposed several sweeping changes in personal taxation, which will impact individuals, organisations as well as Non-resident assesses. The following are important announcements / proposed changes made this year, which would be of […]