Parsi Portal: Android App Launched

Parsi Portal: Android App Launched

Parsi Portal is a new and interesting app for Android smartphones and tablets that’s just been launched recently Jamshir Goorabian, one of the creators of the new Parsi Portal app writes in… “Parsi Portal”, our very own community app, is available on the Play Store! Parsi Calendar, Community Events, Prayers, News, Yellow Pages and much…

Are you bawa enough to act?

Are you bawa enough to act?

The golden age of Parsi-Gujarati theatre may be long over, but a few drama-loving bawas are determined to revive it. Theatre veteran Burjor Patel, his daughter Shernaz Patel, lighting director Sam Kerwalla, media guru Sam Balsara, senior journalist Meher Marfatia and Jim Vimadalal are scouting for writers, directors and actors from the Parsi community across…

Head To Udvada Before Prime Minister Modi Does.

Head To Udvada Before Prime Minister Modi Does.

Visit Udvada, a Parsi town, before Narendra Modi does Article by Kermin Bhot | hindustantimes.com 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…

Who really owns this Bangalore Parsi burial ground?

Who really owns this Bangalore Parsi burial ground?

Three acres of prime land in the heart of the city which has been used as a burial ground by the Parsis for 123 years has turned into a conflict zone. The community has filed a case against the cemetery’s caretaker, alleging he has trespassed into and defiled their prayer hall as well as starting…

All is not well in the high corridors of hospitals

All is not well in the high corridors of hospitals

Are patients being given an adequate say in the treatment they receive? Almost one year ago, Jehangir Cama, a respected hotelier, who was the former President of the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India, and the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce, walked into a multi-speciality cardiac care corporate hospital in Ahmedabad with a patch…