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WZO Sanatorium at Sanjan Opens

We are pleased to inform Patrons that the Sanatorium will become operational from October 01, 2020 onwards. The facility will be completely sanitized before it makes Guests welcome. Keeping in mind the good health of Guests and Sanatorium Staff,...
6th Return to Roots 2020 Kicks off in Mumbai India

6th Return to Roots 2020 Kicks off in Mumbai India

18 youth from USA, Canada, UK, UAE, Pakistan and India gathered today morning at the Cusrow Baug Pavilion in Colaba, Mumbai for the start of the 6th Return To Roots Trip. RTR had its first trip in...

Adar Poonawalla takes bite of cookie business

Adar Poonawalla takes bite of cookie business

Billionaire vaccine maker Cyrus Poonawalla’s son Adar has made his maiden investment in India’s food service sector by acquiring a stake in Sweetish House Mafia, a cookie speciality cafe, founded by...

Pallan Ichaporia: Obituary

Pallan Ichaporia: Obituary

FEZANA is saddened to announce that scholar and author Pallan Rustomji Ichaporia passed away on February 22, 2020 at a nursing home in Oklahoma City. Husband of late Hutoxi Ichaporia, he is survived...

Order Of Australia Conferred on Dr. Sabar Rustomjee

Order Of Australia Conferred on Dr. Sabar Rustomjee

She has spent a lifetime listening to people’s stories with empathy, compassion and respect. In a career spanning over 50 years, Melbourne-based psychotherapist Dr. Sabar Rustomjee has helped people...

A navjote that divided the Parsi community

A navjote that divided the Parsi community

Parsi businessman holds ceremony for nephew and niece over objections of community membersA navjote - the ritual through which a Parsi is inducted into the Zoroastrian religion - of the nephew and...

Karachi Zarathushtis are well cared for.

Karachi Zarathushtis are well cared for.

Spenta F. Khambatta chairs the Welfare Committee of the legendary Parsi institution Karachi Zarathoshti Banu Mandal. She wrote in with some updates on the various activities she and her team at KZBM...

A breakfast date with the Parsis of Chennai

A breakfast date with the Parsis of Chennai

The city’s Parsi community break brun at their Dharamshala for Madras Week, to explain their history and unique culture over multiple cups of mint chai, generously buttered buns, and eggs akuri...

Another Happy Birthday to Dr. Mickey Mehta

Another Happy Birthday to Dr. Mickey Mehta

Our dearest friend, mentor, guide and world class Wellness guru Dr. Mickey Mehta celebrates yet another circle around the Sun this August 29th. Below is an article on him in the recent Parsi Times....

Twenty decades of Mumbai Samachar

Twenty decades of Mumbai Samachar

While the print media across the world has been showing signs of fatigue, Mumbai Samachar, a Mumbai-based newspaper, is celebrating its decades of success in the field of printing; a testimonial to...

Actor-Comedian Dinyar Contractor Dies At 79

Actor-Comedian Dinyar Contractor Dies At 79

Veteran actor-comedian Dinyar Contractor died in Mumbai on Wednesday morning, reported news agency ANI. The actor was 79. The actor died because of old age related ailments, reported news agency...

18th Vada Dasturji Meherjirana Appointed

18th Vada Dasturji Meherjirana Appointed

Eminent community historian and our dear friend Marzban Jamshedji Giara writes in The uthamna ceremony of the late Vada Dasturji Kaikhushru Navroji Dastoor Meherjirana was held at the Mody Hall of...

Vada Dasturji Meherjirana Passes Away

Vada Dasturji Meherjirana Passes Away

Vada Dasturji Meherjirana passed away in the early hours of June 4, 2019 in Navsari, India. Garothman Behest to dear Dasturji soul.The above photograph is from December 2018, when the participants...

XYZ Summer Camp 2019

XYZ Summer Camp 2019

Here is a detailed report of XYZ’s SUmmer Camp 2019, sent over by our dear friend and XYZ founder Hoshaang Gotla Day 1 of the week long XYZ summer camp began on a beautiful Sunday morning with 4...