Month: January 2008 Articles

Sadeh Celebrations in Iran

Iran's Zoroastrian minorities gathered at their temples across Iran on Wednesday to mark Sadeh _ an ancient feast celebrating the creation of fire that has been observed since the days when their religion was the overwhelming belief in the powerful...

The great Parsi population plan

By Farrukh Dhondy Finally the Indian National Council for Minorities (NCM) has got around to what should be one of the central problems facing the country. A member of the Commission, one Mehroo...

How to turn a Nani into a Nano

By Bachi Karkaria Apro Ratan has allowed the masses to have an 'apri gaadi'. So we don't need Meddling Mamata's permission to continue the rah-rah, and explain why it caught everyone's imagination...

Crisis in Faith: Zoroastrians Today

This is the title of a film by Tenaz Dubash. Tenaz is a film maker based in New York City. The premiere of this movie is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2008 at the Y. B. Chavan Center...

Join Our Facebook Group

Parsi Khabar is now on Facebook. Facebook is probably the fastest growing social networking site. If you havent checked it out, now is the time to do so. And while you are at it, please join the...

Parsi Food in Delhi

Parsi food in Delhi? Well, you need not go to Mumbai or some place in Gujarat where a majority of the Parsis stay, but here is a place where you get to relish authentic Parsi food, known for its...

Tata Pulls Ford Units Into Its Orbit

LONDON — When Ratan Tata visited the home of the designer Ralph Lauren last autumn, the two auto enthusiasts spent much of the time in the garage, admiring Mr. Lauren’s car collection, including the...

Parsi Bike Rally in Mumbai

Watch out for the Parsi bikers as they criss-cross through the city on January 6 for peace. Organised by the Parsi Resource Group, the rally will begin from the Dadar Parsi Gymkhana. The...

Britannia Restaurant

Berry berry good The eatery still maintains its worth with a menu card right out of Iran. You’ll never know what the fuss is about until you actually eat here. This 83-year-old Parsi-Irani eatery is...

Tata Pulls Ford Units Into Its Orbit

LONDON — When Ratan Tata visited the home of the designer Ralph Lauren last autumn, the two auto enthusiasts spent much of their time in the garage, admiring Mr. Lauren’s extensive car collection,...

Wish You a Great New Year 2008

Shirrin, Mehernaaz and Arzan, the three contributors at Parsi Khabar wish all our readers a very happy, healthy, prosperous, peaceful and safe New year 2008. We would like to take this opportunity...