Month: November 2008 Articles

Mr. Terrorist, What A Coward You Are!!!

By Noshir H. Dadrawala I had flown in from Hong Kong around 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday 26th November and had planned to leave for Sri Lanka the same night. I had broken journey in Mumbai only so that I could attend the new Parsi Punchayet Board’s...

A Barbaric Wake Up Call

The terrorist attacks in Mumbai, which ordeal is not over even as I write, is, in my opinion a rude and dastardly wake up call. For Mumbai. For Bombay. That we are world citizens. The world has...

Terror Attacks in Mumbai

We at Parsi Khabar express our utter condemnation towards the events of last nite and early today. The terror attacks against the citizens of this city is something that is to be abhored. We hope...

For some Parsis, the wait just got longer

Several Parsi families that were allotted flats by former trustees of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) this year have now been put on the waiting list again. On Friday, they were present at the...

He willed for street kids, but sons came in way

Before his death in March 2007, Dr Shapoor Behram Badshah, a rich Parsi living in Germany, wanted to do something for the welfare of Mumbai’s street children. He executed a will, which provided for...

Dr. Homi Bhabha Birth Centenary

Article contributed by Parsi Khabar reader Percy Kavarana The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on Thursday celebrated Dr Homi Bhabha's 99th birth anniversary amidst its Founder's Day festivities...

Ancient Blessings Near the Flat-Screen TV

By JAMES ANGELOS for NY Times PERVEZ PATEL, a Zoroastrian priest from Elmhurst, Queens, was wearing a long white robe and a white cotton veil over his mouth that looked something like a surgeon’s...