Month: January 2007 Articles

Air Marshal Fali Homi Major is New IAF Chief

The Government today appointed Air Marshal Fali Homi Major, PVSM, AVSM, SC, VM, ADC, presently Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command, as the next Chief of the Air Staff with effect from the afternoon of March 31, 2007. The present...

Indian of the Year: Ratan Tata

Think India, think Tata. The visionary business house that grew up with independent India, driving down new highways, providing the nation its morning cup of tea and adding that vital pinch of salt...

Astad Deboo Awarded Padma Shri

The phone hasn't stopped ringing at the Antia residence in Parsee Colony for a couple of days. Not that anybody minds. After all, one of their kin, noted choreographer Astad Deboo, has just been...

Corus deal: Lord Bilimoria chips in for Tatas

In a boost to Tatas' bid for Corus, UK lawmaker of Indian origin, Lord Karan Bilimoria asked shareholders of the Anglo-Dutch steel maker Corus to keep in mind the reputation of Tatas before voting...

Kayhan Irani: Artivist with a cause

Kayhan Irani's play, 'We've Come Undone,' has been playing to audiences around the nation since 2003. From Harlem to the streets of Baghdad, all the world's a stage for actress, playwright and...

Cdr Kurush F Morris United States Navy

CDR Kurush F. Morris Commanding Officer USS TAYLOR (FFG 50) Commander Morris was born in Mumbai, India and migrated to the U.S. at the age of 5 with his parents. Upon graduating from high school in...

Hill Road hawkers

Hill Road has long since been a bone of contention between the shopkeepers, the residents, the ward officers and the hawkers. Protests were evident when the BMC announced their plan of widening the...

ZAGNY Essay Competition For Children

As per brief on ZAGNY's website. 2007 Gool Kothawala Essay Competition Topics: 1. “No, in fact, I’m Zoroastrian” (An unusual personal story about telling a new friend that you are a...

Parsi Judge in Body Building Gym Ad

One can't say for sure if Justice B J Shethna really packed some power in the punches he allegedly rained on his colleague, Justice P B Majmudar, in Ahmedabad on January 11. But, if he really did,...

Investing in Gujarat: Parsi Connection

It is stupid if you are not in Gujarat: Ratan Tata “It is stupid if you are not in Gujarat”, this is how the Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata described the advantage of investment in Gujarat. He...

Happy New Year 2007

On behalf of all of us at Parsi Khabar we wish our dear readers a very happy new year 2007. The last year has seen parsi Khabar grow from one blogger to three. All three of us endeavor to bring you...