The champion hotelier

The champion hotelier

Byram D Avari will be remembered for his business acumen, love of sailing and philanthropy Article here Byram D Avari, who passed away in Karachi on January 22 at the age of 81, was more than a tycoon of the Pakistani hotel industry. He was a leader of the Parsi...

Carrom and camaraderie in the colony

With Rustom Baug just hitting a century, we revisit other Parsi enclaves founded by the community’s visionaries It’s a privilege I haven’t had. Of living in a baug, that quaint yet quintessential bastion of Parsidom, whose clusters house over half of the approximately...

Coomi Wadia & Areez Khambatta Conferred Padma Shri Awards 2023

On the eve of India’s Republic day, two Parsis are amongst those who are conferred the Padma Awards. The Padma Shri awards are conferred to Areez Khambatta (posthumously) and Coomi Nariman Wadia Areez Khambatta was conferred in the field of Trade and Industry and...

Byram Dinshawji Avari Passes Away

The Parsi community of Karachi and Pakistan lost one of its great stalwarts on January 22nd, with the passing away of Byram D. Avari. Parsi Khabar offers its deepest condolences to the Avari family at the time of this loss. Business tycoon Byram Dinshawji Avari passes...