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Navtej Sarna Lauds Parsi Communities
Asian Lite

Parsi community's migration alarming

KARACHI: As you enter the Parsi Colony from MA Jinnah Road you experience a strange feeling. You are truly taken away by the architecture of beautiful bungalows and houses. But then you are taken aback to find that their owners have long gone and ... The Nation Pakistan, 13 hours ago
Navtej Sarna Lauds Parsi Communities Asian Lite, 2 days ago
The indomitable Parsis Business Line, 1 week ago

Parsi indulgence on a plate

Chicken farcha, dhansak, patra ni machhi, lagan nu custard dishes weve probably heard of, and dreamt of eating. But what do you do when you have no Parsi friends to invite you to their homes and weddings, where you can sample these delicious-sounding treats? ...
 The Hindu17 hours ago
Siasat Daily

Parsis have contributed to India richly over centuries: Envoy

London: Parsis have contributed to India richly over centuries, said High Commissioner Navtej Sarna. Taking part in an event held under the aegis of the Zoroastrian All Party Parliamentary Group, in association with the Zoroastrian Trust Funds of ...
 Siasat Daily2 days ago The refugee crisis: Sugar in a teacup?  Brookings Institution1 day ago PTI - UK-PARSIS - Parsis have made immense contributions to India: envoy  Namibia Press Agency2 days ago Parsi community lauded for role in nation-building  Yahoo! India2 days ago

Intricate embroidery: Ashdeen Lilaowala's new Parsi traditional wear series

Textile designer Ashdeen Lilaowala has adapted the traditional Parsi gara in a contemporary style.
 The Hindu1 week ago Sooni Taraporevala and Meher Marfartia: The ladies who archive Parsi humour  DNA1 month ago What's funnier than Parsis? A book on their hilarious phrases and insul...  Hindustan Times1 month ago Book launch: Parsi Bol  The Hindu1 month ago
Financial Express

Junagarh times

POET KEKI N Daruwalla begins his second novel, Ancestral Affairs, in 1947 with lawyer Saam Bharucha, a Parsi, travelling to British protectorate Junagadh as a legal adviser to the nawab to help him make up his mind whether to accede to India or ...
 Financial Express5 days ago Junagarh times: A dig in to Ancestral Affairs  Financial Express5 days ago
Times of India

Lecture on old Bombay hotels debunks myths, unearths scandals

MUMBAI: There's a persistent rumour that Parsi industrialist Jamsetji Tata was denied entry to the European-owned Esplanade Hotel or - in a less popular account - Pyrke's Apollo Hotel. In retaliation, the legend goes, Tata built the grand Taj Mahal ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Indira Gandhi married a Parsi, but never converted: Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati

Dwaraka Sharda Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati, known for making controversial statements, heaped praise on former prime minister Indira Gandhi, saying that she fell in love with a Parsi and married him, but didn't convert to that particular ...
 Zee News1 week ago
The Hindu

A town nearly forgotten

A hub of Parsi merry-making in the 1950s and 1960s, it has become a mere shadow of its glorious past. A photograph by Shantanu Das shows one of its doors with a rusted bolt and chipped painted wooden frame. It tells the story of not just a dilapidated hotel, ...
 The Hindu1 week ago A town on the verge of being forgotten  The Hindu1 week ago

The sari pact moves ahead

An initiative to deepen the urban consumer's connect with the sari-creating community For the longest time, the feted Parsi gara always left an area about a handspan across free of embroidery on the pallu. It's because the women draped the sari over ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago
Mumbai Mirror

Parsis are country's role models: Jaitley

The Parsis are the smallest community in India but that hasn't deterred them to reach the heights in diverse fields like industry, armed forces, and civil services, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday adding that the community was a role ...
 The Statesman1 month ago Parsis a role model for others: Arun Jaitley  Asian Age1 month ago Parsis are role model for country, never acted with minority mindset: Jaitley  United News of India1 month ago Parsis' achievements disproportionate to their size: Jaitley, Najma  United News of India1 month ago
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