Category Archives: Individuals

Inspirational Woman: Dr. Shernaz Cama

Inspirational Woman: Dr. Shernaz Cama

Dr. Shernaz Cama needs no introduction. Over the years she has done amazing work that has enhanced the community’s standing in the society and helped highlight and preserve the glorious history and traditions for the future generations. Dr. Cama is also a friend and mentor to Parsi Khabar and we cant be more thrilled to…

Roda Mehta: Redefining role of Media In Indian Advertising

Roda Mehta: Redefining role of Media In Indian Advertising

Not Just Admiration – Awe Article by Vibha Desai | KULZY Although one usually looks up to their bosses, seeing them as role models, emulating them and of course learning from them, in the case of Roda Mehta, it is so much more. Roda was not merely a great leader, she virtually single-handedly redefined the…

Dina Pestonji: A Profile in Courage and Determination

Dina Pestonji: A Profile in Courage and Determination

To our regular readers, the name Dina Pestonji may ring a bell. Way back in 2013 we had posted about her running a marathon after a debilitating and life changing illness. As Dina writes on her website…. My name is Dina Pestonji. At 29 years of age, I had a massive stroke requiring emergency brain…

Del Irani stands for diversity on Australia’s television screens

Del Irani stands for diversity on Australia’s television screens

Indelible impression ABC personality DEL IRANI stands for diversity on our television screens Article by Jasmeet Kaur Sahi | Indian Link It’s been a hectic few weeks for Del Irani. The shock Brexit vote and its financial aftermath has had journalists like her racing to report the latest developments and produce news stories. Despite her…

Maja Daruwala Reminisces about her father Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

Maja Daruwala Reminisces about her father Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

The video jerked into play… realised I wasn’t looking for the Great Man: Sam Manekshaw’s daughter Maja Daruwala Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw died this day in 2008. A daughter remembers.   Perhaps because there are so few of us around, people feel obliged to email and SMS me snippets of news and views, blogs, pictures…

Vada Dasturji Dr Peshotan Mirza Passes Away

Vada Dasturji Dr Peshotan Mirza Passes Away

We are extremely saddened to hear about the passing away of Vada Dasturji Dr Peshotan Mirza, who was one one of the two Vada Dasturjis of the Pak Iranshah Atashbehram. We were informed of this by Vada Dasturji Khurshed Dastoor who writes…… It is with deep sorrow that I have to inform you that our…

Remembering Nari K Rustomji

May 16 was Meghalaya’s first chief secretary Nari K Rustomji’s birth anniversary. Glenn C Kharkongor recalls his contribution to the Northeast NARI K Rustomji studied classical Latin and Greek, was secretary of the Musical Society and played the piano and violin at Cambridge University. Such a background would be considered unusual for a bureaucrat today.…

Phiroza Anklesaria: In Conversation

Phiroza Anklesaria: In Conversation

I wanted to be the Attorney General”, Anuj A in conversation with Phiroza Anklesaria She does not look like it. She simply does not. You would be forgiven for mistaking Phiroza Dhanjishaw Anklesaria as a gentle old lady, demure and happy to trundle along the path of the orthodox. You would be completely wrong. Designated…