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Parsis battle threat of extinction

welve hundred years ago, we fled to India for our survival in the face of external threat on our identity and culture. Today, again, we are fighting for our existence, as we face extinction," lamented Parvez Bajan, a priest of the Parsi Zoroastrian ... The Sunday Guardian, 1 day ago

Parsi Punchayet, workers settle wage dispute amicably

A protracted struggle between the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) and its Class IV workers over wage hikes and benefits has been amicably resolved, with an interim settlement of Rs 2,900 per month per workman.
 Times of India4 days ago Open Parsi dokhmas to kin, says protesting workers’ union  Times of India4 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Visit Udvada, a Parsi town, before Narendra Modi does

Two giant stone statues guard the main entrance. They hold a sword to their chest and stand at attention as mortals pass them by. Udvada's Aatash Behram is the oldest and the holiest fire temple of the Zoroastrian community, and these majestic ...
 Hindustan Times2 days ago
Times of India

John Abraham is also known as Farhan

John is half Malayalee and half Parsi. His father is a Christian from Kerala and mother belongs to the Indian Parsi community. Not many people know that John is also known as 'Farhan', due to his Irani connection. But 'John' was the name that the ...
 Times of India6 days ago How India makes Parsi babies  BBC2 weeks ago 12 Parsis who played Test cricket for India  DNA1 month ago

Sleepy Udvada springs to life with first-ever Parsi festival

It’s where history meets hearty Parsi cuisine. Udvada, a coastal town about 200km north of Mumbai and a place of pilgrimage for Zoroastrians, is as beloved for housing the community’s sacred fire or Iranshah as it is for dishing out scrumptious fare like ...
 Times of India1 week ago PM, Tata likely to attend first Iranshah Udvada Utsav in Dec  Times of India3 weeks ago

Pairing a Parsi with food

HYDERABAD: She started helping her mom in the kitchen when she was 10 years old and by the time she was 13 she started cooking in her free time after school. By then I knew that I wanted to be a chef, says chef Anahita Dhondy. I got the perfect ...
 New Indian Express5 days ago

Cops revoke NOC for BPP to use Rs 20 lakh found in office

By Lievanta Millar The Mumbai police have revoked the no-objection certificate (NOC) issued to the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) allowing the BPP to use Rs 20 lakh that was found in former chief executive officer Mehli Colah's cupboard. The deputy ...
 Mumbai Mirror6 days ago

Parsis protest another Dadar park revamp

Residents from Dadar Parsi Colony hit the streets on Friday morning to protest against the civic body’s plan to revamp a recreational ground.
 Times of India1 week ago

Khandias: The Keepers of Doongerwadi

Khandias are the people who tend to the Parsi community's deceased. Open listens to their stories Among Parsis, Khandias are a group of people spoken about only in hushed tones. It is their job to bathe and carry the deceased of the community ...
 Open1 week ago

The Sunny Side: 5 Delicious Parsi Recipes to Making Eggs

Reams have been written on the Parsi penchant for eggs. The creamy akuri adorns the patru at every Parsi wedding feast. Those in the know nod wisely at the mention of the poro or the Parsi omelette. The Parsi par eeda dishes are a thing of wonder - ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago Five benefits for U.S.  CNN1 month ago Iran's nuclear talks: Five reasons why a deal would be good for the U.S.  CNN1 month ago
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