Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank staff strike work over transfers

Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank staff strike work over transfers

Work at the Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank came to a standstill from Tuesday till Thursday as its employees observed a pen-down strike against transfer of 37 staffers. Union members claimed the workers were “inconvenienced” as they were shifted from their present branches along the Central, Western and Harbour lines. Union leader Tukaram Pawar said these workers…

Quetta Parsis: The Untold Story

Quetta Parsis: The Untold Story

In the heart of the city, surrounded by beautiful mountains, Quetta’s Parsi Colony is picture-perfect. The lush green trees sway in the breeze. There is a rare feeling of trust: instead of the common elevated walls demarcating boundaries of houses, there are flimsy grills with open, inviting doors. by Adnan Aftab | The Dawn To…

Uthamna Service on WhatsApp

Uthamna Service on WhatsApp

Our dear friend Yazdi Tantra informs us of new enhancements to the very unique Uthamna Announcement service that he has set up Yazdi writes The hugely popular Uthamna SMS Service, is now on Whatsapp – mainly for those outside India who wish to subscribe. Just add the telephone number +919892219340 to your contact list and…

Nazneen Contractor Joins CBS Drama ‘Ransom’

Nazneen Contractor Joins CBS Drama ‘Ransom’

You may remember Nazneen Contractor as Kayla Hassan, the daughter of President Omar Hassan (Anil Kapoor) and Dalia Hassan (Necar Zadegan) from the eighth and final season of the Fox series “24,” where she played a tortured young woman with a secret life, or as Fahmida on NBC’s “The Carmichael Show,” or as Farah Nazan…

Jame Response on the Recent Happenings

The below is an Op-Ed piece sent to us by Shernaz Engineer, Editor Jam-e-Jamshed Shernaz writes… Four BPP trustees proposed a “ban” on the Jam-e-Jamshed on June 28, 2016, to which several pages of last week’s Parsi Times (July 9, 2016) were devoted. Jame does not intend to devote several pages dealing with their baseless…