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Parsi priest earns doctorate in ancient Avesta Pahlavi script

MUMBAI: Rustom House in Grant Road is home to an elderly priest who is a veritable storehouse of Iranian history. Ervad Parvez Bajan has six cupboards for books on Irani and Persian culture and just one for his personal effects. He can pick out ... Times of India, 1 day ago

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Deutsche Welle

PRO: A nuclear deal benefits all parties

DW: Mr. Parsi, nuclear talks in Vienna are continuing. Do you think there will be a comprehensive deal between the P5+1 and Iran? Trita Parsi: At this point it does look quite likely that there will be a deal. The signs so far have all been ...
 Deutsche Welle2 days ago Five benefits for U.S.  CNN5 days ago Iran's nuclear talks: Five reasons why a deal would be good for the U.S.  CNN5 days ago The Parsi food pilgrims  Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Parsis volunteer to turn corpse-bearers

MUMBAI: About 25 Parsis, normally employed as plumbers, engineers and businessmen, will don crisp white uniforms and work as pallbearers or khandias if a recent agitation by the Bombay Parsi Punchayet's (BPP) Class IV workers escalates into a ...
 Times of India3 days ago How Mumbai's Parsis Are Fighting to Preserve Their 'Last Little Acre'  NDTV6 days ago

Open Parsi dokhmas to kin, says protesting workers’ union

The Times of India reported on Friday that about 25 members of the community are willing to double up as corpse bearers if an agitation by the BPP’s sweepers, gardeners and 18 pallbearers culminates in a strike.
 Times of India2 days ago Bombay Parsi Punchayet trustee quits before polls  Times of India3 weeks ago Parsi Punchayet trustees nearly come to... Parsi Punchayet trustees nearly come to blows  Mumbai Mirror1 month ago Bombay Parsi Punchayet members get into slanging match over canteen contractor fees  DNA1 month ago

12 Parsis who played Test cricket for India

The first team from India that travelled to England to play cricket was comprised entirely of Parsis. In many ways, they were the pioneers of Indian cricket. Shiamak Unwalla looks at 12 Parsis who played Test cricket for India. It all started with the ...
 DNA3 days ago
Mumbai Mirror

Fresh probe into cash at Parsi Punchayet office

In May, cops submitted a report concluding investigations. Community activists, four trustees smelt a rat. Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has ordered a re-investigation in the case of Rs 21 lakh unaccounted cash found in the office of the Bombay ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 week ago Solved: The mystery of Rs 21 lakh in Pa... Solved: The mystery of Rs 21 lakh in Parsi Punchayet office  Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

Man planned girlfriend's murder 15 days ago: Police

Sawant stabbed Talwadkar, his girlfriend for eleven years, at Wadia Baugh near Parsi Colony in Kalachowkie on Sunday evening in fit of rage as her family were against their relationship.
 DNA6 days ago

Spotlight's on khandias, the Parsi 'untouchables'

MUMBAI: Sam Vesuna was 19 when he became a pallbearer at the Parsi Towers of Silence at Malabar Hill. Today, bodies laid to rest in the roofless towers putrefy below solar panels, but at that time, hungry birds of prey still slouched along their ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Hindustan Times

The curious case of the vanishing Parsis

Ill grow up to be a math teacher, declares Delicia Billimoria. Looking at the ease with which she demolishes a complex multiplication assignment on a canvas blackboard hung in her living room at her Surat apartment, the seven-year-oldwith pigtails ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Kolkata Parsi Zoroastrians file petition in high court against Snoop Dogg video

The Parsi Zoroastrian community in Kolkata is up in arms against a video uploaded on YouTube that they feel is blasphemous and shows disrespect to the ‘Faravahar’, a symbol held sacred by them. Darayas Jamshed Bapooji, president of the Parsi Zoroastrian ...
 Times of India1 week ago
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