About

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.