Parsi Times catches up with Er. Dr. Parvez Bajan to share greater insights with our readers: PT: Tell us about how these courses came to be. Er. Dr. Bajan: Prior to the 19th century, the study of Iranian languages was confined to the priestly class amongst Zoroastrians of Western India. The interpretation of the religious […]
Tag: Volume 09 – Issue 9
From The Editor’s Desk
So Much To Be Thankful For! Dear Readers, Our Maximum City finally got some reprieve from the blistering heat with a few showers which cooled and quenched the much-scorched Mumbai, with temperatures reaching staggering highs over the past month, nation-wide. Hopefully, this marks the onset of the sorely needed monsoons, though these rains were temporarily […]
ZCBL HOLDS DAE MAHINO JASHAN
To commemorate the auspicious Dae Mah and to propel the prosperity of the Institution, the “Dae Mahino Jashan” for The Zoroastrian Co-operative Bank Ltd. was organised on Dae Mahino, Asmaan Roj, Y.Z. 1388, Sunday, 9 May 2019 at the Corporate Office, Worli. In attendance were the Chairperson & Board of Directors along with the current […]
Dinsu Sir… You Will Be Missed!
He was a man of all seasons! We were inseparable, very much like father and son. I write this with immense love and respect, words fail me in trying to share our special connection that brought together two theatre personalities. Dinsu Sir performed with eternal class, grace, style, passion and elegance across innumerable roles on […]
TechKNow With Tantra: Drops – Learn New Languages
‘Drops’ is an app which teaches you a foreign language in bite-sized chunks, using pictures and games to help you learn and remember the basics. Drops takes ‘boring’ out of language learning: useful vocabulary is beamed into your memory via gorgeous minimalist illustrations and fast paced micro-games. It only takes 5 minutes a day! Learn […]
SPORTS ROUNDUP 15th June 2019 To 21st June 2019
FOOTBALL Portugal Wins UEFA Nations League: Hosts Portugal grabbed their second trophy in three years defeating the Netherlands 1-0 in Porto to win the inaugural Nations League. The victory was thanks to a goal from winger Goncalo Guedes. This makes Portugal the first European nation to host and win a final since 1998 World Cup […]
PYLA Hosts Annual Floodlit Night Volleyball Tourney
. The Parsee Youth League of Ahmedabad (PYLA) (estd. 1980) hosted its annual floodlit night volleyball tournament at The Parsi Sanatorium Grounds, on the banks of the river Sabarmati. The tournament marked the eighth edition of the Jimmy Muglai Cup, in the memory of the Late Jimmy Muglai – a keen sportsman, body-builder and seven-time […]
Fitness Funda Of The Week By K11 – Never Ending Results: Progressive Overload
Baji Burjorji, 53, is a Marketing Executive. Thrice a week he is in the green space of Five Gardens, where he walks for 30 minutes with his friends. He does a small warm up and covers a distance of 2 km. He also allows some time for his stretches. Zenobia Pavri has been a regular […]
Meherbai’s Mandli Meets On Father’s Day!
Meherbai’s Mandli met on Father’s Day at her spacious house. Meherbai had ordered Whiskey Burgers, Fish Tikkas and Honey Chicken from her club; beer was kept chilled and for deserts, she had slabs of Jack Daniel liquor chocolates which she had broken into pieces and arranged artistically on a huge Bakarat -crystal dish. Banoo Batak: What […]
Fate Weaves Not The Web Of Events In Man’s Life
Superstitious fatalism teaches that man is not a free agent who can shape the actions of his life. The movements of the stars regulate them. Inexorable and inevitable is fate. It holds universal sway. Nothing can alter what fate has set down. Immutable and irrevocable is the decree of fate. Everything happens as fate wills. […]
Pet Puja: Who Stole My Cookies?
Julie loved food. So much that she would resort to stealing it. Her owners, the Shroffs, had to lock their kitchen door every night to keep her out of the garbage can, and took care not to leave any food lying around, because they knew she would steal it. And it wasn’t that she was […]