On 31st August, 2019, the Women Entrepreneur (WE) Wing of the World Zarathusti Chamber of Commerce (WZCC) conducted a program titled ‘Work Your Way to a Better You – Professionally and Personally’, at the YMCA, Mumbai. Behroze Daruwala, Global Chair – WZCC WE (Ladies Wing of WZCC), welcomed the group with a brief overview of […]
Captain Vahbiz Bharucha Leads Indian Women Rugby’s Team To First-ever Historic Victory
On 22nd June, 2019, Indian Women’s Rugby Team – led by Pune-based Vahbiz Bharucha – won the nation’s first-ever international Rugby 15s match, finishing third after beating Singapore with a 21-19 score, to secure the Bronze Medal in the Asia Women’s – Division 1 Rugby XVs Championship, held at Southern Plains Sports Field, Manila, from June 19 […]
Khushnum Avari Receives Times Power Women 2019 Award
On 28th May, 2019, Ahmedabad’s Khushnum Avari was awarded the ‘Times Power Women Of the Year Award’ in the field of Education and Professional Training, by the Vice Chancellor of Gujarat University, actor Jimmy Shergil and Shilpa Phugalia, Director – BMW Gujarat. Originally from Mumbai, Khushnum settled in Ahmedabad after her marriage. An ex-Jet Airways […]
10 Reasons Why Women Prefer Dogs To Men!
The old phrase, ‘man’s best friend’, may need to change to be more inclusive! A study carried out by Purina Dog Food revealed that half of girl-dog owners surveyed would prefer spending their free time and weekends with their dog(s) rather than their partners! And yet another study, carried out in New York revealed that […]
Women Want To Feel Good, And They Should!
. No matter who you are or what you wish to achieve in life, you have to be in the right frame of health to achieve it. To be successful at anything, you have to feel good – about yourself… that you’re worthy and deserving of things; and once you’re there the confidence, will power […]
Parsi Women Fly High
Throughout the Parsi-Zoroastrian history, Parsi women have all been high achievers – in Persia and India, and globally too! We had Artemisia of Halicarnassus (485 BCE) – Admiral of the Persian Navy and a lover of Xerxes I; there was Pantea Arteshbod (Aryash) – Commander of the legendary Immortal Army known as Persian Immortals or […]
Sports Roundup: 23rd February 2019 to 1st March 2019
CRICKET Vidarbha Win Irani Cup 2019: Having won the Ranji Trophy title earlier, skipper Faiz Fazal, Coach Chandrakant Pandit and Team Vidarbha won the Irani Cup on virtue of first innings lead against Rest of India (ROI) at Nagpur. Electing to bat first ROI scored 330 in 89.4 overs during their first innings, courtesy an outstanding […]
“DNA Does Not Evaporate After Marrying Outside!” Says Supreme Court
On Thursday, 7th December, 2017, the case of Goolrukh Gupta, came up for its first hearing in the Supreme Court. Goolrukh had married out of the Parsi Community and is currently fighting for her rights to continue practicing Zoroastrian and not be barred from entering fire temples and the Towers of Silence. A bench comprising […]
The Parsi Gender Divide!
Why Is Sauce For The Parsi Goose Not Sauce For The Parsi Gander? Parsis have been in the national news again and as usual for all the wrong reasons. The ongoing dispute is essentially gender based: Why can only Parsi men marry outside the community and continue to enjoy full religious rights – including […]
TechKnow With Tantra- MakeupPlus – Makeup Camera
This one is for the ladies. Ever wanted to try out the new hair colour and check out how it would look on your hair? Or a new shade of lipstick or eye shadow? Would be messy to really try it out in real, and messier to remove it immediately, if you don’t like it. […]
WZCC’s Yoga Workshop For Women
In celebration of World Yoga Day (21st June), WZCC organized a workshop titled, ‘Yoga Through The Various Stages Of A Woman’s Life’ on 11 June, 2016 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Conducted by Dr. Swami Nirmalananda (trained at the Bihar School of Yoga), the workshop was designed to help women deal with the various stages of […]