Parsi Khabar is a portal of information about Parsis and Zoroastrians, appearing on the world wide web everyday.

The main objective of the site is to inform the public about news articles referencing Parsis. From time to time, there shall be opinions, commentaries, and announcements.

If you would like to contribute to any of this or involve yourself in any other manner,  please get in touch with us via the Contact Us page.

This is a joint endeavor and we are based in both Bombay, India and New York USA.

Our permanent team of editors includes
:+: Arzan Sam Wadia
Arzan is an architect and urban designer and currently lives in New York with his wife Shirrin. While his day job keeps him busy fine tuning the details on the world’s largest green skyscraper, built here in New York, he find time to publish regularly. He also runs his own Technology consulting business with a primary focus in the architecture world.

Other passions include Scouting, reading, current affairs, politics, Parsi and Zoroastrian matters and motorcycle riding.

Besides being a regular contributor on Parsi Khabar he also blogs on News Views and Analysis.

Arzan serves on the Board of the Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York (ZAGNY) and chairs the Information Technology committee of the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA)

:+: Shirin Kumaana-Wadia
Shirin is a practising architect currently based in New York City. At work she designs classical French Interiors and architecture, for diverse projects located from Los Angeles to Lyon. She is passionate about Parsi matters and about the inter-twining of culture and society in a radically changing world.

:+: Mehernaaz Shovir Irani
Mehernaaz is a practising lawyer in Mumbai, India. When not fighting legal battles for her clients in the courts of law, Mehernaaz is involved in the Girl Guiding movement. She participates in public forums on matters concerning the Parsi community and expresses strong opinion on the state of our community today. Her most important task remains taking care of our youngest and most precious editor, darling Ava who calls Mehernaaz mommie :)

:+: Ava Shovir Irani

Ava is a one year old toddler, full of life, with the biggest smile known to mankind. When not playing or sleeping or eating or doing toddler tasks; she plays the most important role here on Parsi Khabar. She and her generation are the reason why we run this website. The hope is that when Ava grows up, she will have a ready reference about her identity, culture and ethnicity in a rapidly evolving global village.

 

From time to time we invite guest bloggers to write here on Parsi Khabar. If you know someone you would want to recommend, do drop us a line.

  • http://www.delhiparsis.com mehernosh

    Hi,

    You people are doing an awesome job here! And the information you passionately share everyday, day after day, is fascinating.

    In Delhi we’ve just started our own little endeavor to share with the world a little bit about ourselves, and a whole lot about our community – so I know the amount of effort it takes!

    How you do it, I don’t know… but keep it coming!

    Best Wishes

  • Pashjehan

    Like to add to what Mehernosh said. Great job guys….cant imagine how u do it…given yr day jobs and all. May Ahura Mazda give u the strength to keep up this noble effort…. Thank you for a job really well done…everyday !

  • Pashjehan

    Like to add to what Mehernosh said. Great job guys….cant imagine how u do it…given yr day jobs and all. May Ahura Mazda give u the strength to keep up this noble effort…. Thank you for a job really well done…everyday !

  • Natasha Zarine

    Hey, I wonder if anyone here is aware of Avesthagen, a company who’s CEO is a woman called Viloo Morawalla-Patel. They collected 9 testubes of blood from unassuming parsees promising information and reports about their predisposition to certain medical conditions. They also gave consent forms AFTER drawing the blood samples and completely duped the 4,000 odd parseesfrom whom they illegally collecd blood. This was sanctioned by the BPP. After numerous letters back and forth, and promises on a report/ investigation into the matter by Ms.Morawalla Patel, I am still to receive any word at all.

    If anyoen else has gone through this horrid experience, then please get in touch with me. 

  • Natasha Zarine

    Hey, I wonder if anyone here is aware of Avesthagen, a company who’s CEO is a woman called Viloo Morawalla-Patel. They collected 9 testubes of blood from unassuming parsees promising information and reports about their predisposition to certain medical conditions. They also gave consent forms AFTER drawing the blood samples and completely duped the 4,000 odd parseesfrom whom they illegally collecd blood. This was sanctioned by the BPP. After numerous letters back and forth, and promises on a report/ investigation into the matter by Ms.Morawalla Patel, I am still to receive any word at all.

    If anyoen else has gone through this horrid experience, then please get in touch with me. 

  • Firoz J. Pajnigar.

    PARSI KHABAR ZINDABAD.
    Great communication system and very well organised for the benefit of the community and the world at large.
    Keep up with the good work.
    Thanks.

  • Firoz J. Pajnigar.

    PARSI KHABAR ZINDABAD.
    Great communication system and very well organised for the benefit of the community and the world at large.
    Keep up with the good work.
    Thanks.

  • Jeannieantiawimmer

    Love reading Parsi Khaber <3 keeps me updated to the Khaber of us Parsis all over the world. Parsi Khaber has posted many very interesting background articles on Zarathustra / The Parsis / Persepolis and and and …

    Thank you for all these wonderful KHABER!

    <3 Jeannie <3

  • Jeannieantiawimmer

    Love reading Parsi Khaber <3 keeps me updated to the Khaber of us Parsis all over the world. Parsi Khaber has posted many very interesting background articles on Zarathustra / The Parsis / Persepolis and and and …

    Thank you for all these wonderful KHABER!

    <3 Jeannie <3

  • Jeannieantiawimmer

    Love reading Parsi Khaber <3 keeps me updated to the Khaber of us Parsis all over the world. Parsi Khaber has posted many very interesting background articles on Zarathustra / The Parsis / Persepolis and and and …

    Thank you for all these wonderful KHABER!

    <3 Jeannie <3

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=665969036 Hossein Nassiri

    As an Iranian origin, I’m facinate it with Parsis’ sucess, contribution in every phase of life around the world.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=665969036 Hossein Nassiri

    As an Iranian origin, I’m facinate it with Parsis’ sucess, contribution in every phase of life around the world.

  • Nilou Engineer

    I was searching for Rashid Byramji who is India’s leading race horse trainer with over 3,000 wins to date and the only Indian to have won 11 derbys including 3 hat tricks. We talk about so many parsi achievements but there is nothing on him who is such a distinguished name in India’s racing circle or nothing about Dolly Byramji (Nazir) who was India’s first parsi swimmer to represent India at the Helsinki Olympics and a national swimming champion at 11. My mother too was India’s Western Indian Squash Champion for couple of years and a professional squash player later on but nothing of their achievements. Only the Godrej and Tatas and Wadias.

  • Nilou Engineer

    I was searching for Rashid Byramji who is India’s leading race horse trainer with over 3,000 wins to date and the only Indian to have won 11 derbys including 3 hat tricks. We talk about so many parsi achievements but there is nothing on him who is such a distinguished name in India’s racing circle or nothing about Dolly Byramji (Nazir) who was India’s first parsi swimmer to represent India at the Helsinki Olympics and a national swimming champion at 11. My mother too was India’s Western Indian Squash Champion for couple of years and a professional squash player later on but nothing of their achievements. Only the Godrej and Tatas and Wadias.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003951078075 Sasan Ferdowsi

    Parsis should be very skeptical of the Bahai’s: Despite the nice image they portray with their public relations advertising, they have been instrumental in helping to destroy the Zoroastrian community. They will try to convert your children even if you object. Most people don’t know about the real damage Bahai’s have done or what the movement is really about. Just a tip to Parsis.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003951078075 Sasan Ferdowsi

    Parsis should be very skeptical of the Bahai’s: Despite the nice image they portray with their public relations advertising, they have been instrumental in helping to destroy the Zoroastrian community. They will try to convert your children even if you object. Most people don’t know about the real damage Bahai’s have done or what the movement is really about. Just a tip to Parsis.

  • naga

    ours is an upcming telugu news channel, we are interestd in planning a story on Vulchers – CCMB project. Is there any contact person in hyderabad so that we can discuss it further. regards Nagendra Sai, CVR news, Hyd

  • naga

    ours is an upcming telugu news channel, we are interestd in planning a story on Vulchers – CCMB project. Is there any contact person in hyderabad so that we can discuss it further. regards Nagendra Sai, CVR news, Hyd

  • Manoj A

    I am not a Parsi, but having grown in Bombay have a deep appreciation of their rich culture and contributions to the institutions in Bombay and India. I now live in the US. Thank for you for providing me a way to connect with the community from afar.

  • Manoj A

    I am not a Parsi, but having grown in Bombay have a deep appreciation of their rich culture and contributions to the institutions in Bombay and India. I now live in the US. Thank for you for providing me a way to connect with the community from afar.

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