Month: December 2008 Articles

BPP Roundtable Discussion on Education Policy

The below is a report by Zubin Madon. In an unprecedented move, the BPP trustees called a brainstorming meeting to discuss the education program for Parsi youth at Jimmy Mistry's Della Technica. Noted educationists, Parsi Principals & teachers...

Shame on Godrej Baug!

This is a note sent to us by Zubin Madon. While the whole city is sill trying to come to terms with the horrible tragedy that struck us barely a month ago, and all the new year celebrations across...

The Parsi Connection

The below article appeared in the Spanish press, in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attacks of 26/11. Parsi Khabar's Editor Mehernaaz Sam Wadia was interviewed for this article. The original...

Vulture Conservation Project in Surat

The following text and pictures were forwarded to Parsi Khabar by Goldi Gandhi   BCSG Surat chapter and Nature Club Surat have taken up a project of Vulture Conservation. Many activities are...

The Last of the Zoroastrians

Postcard from Yazd By Deena Guzder Tuesday, Dec. 09, 2008 Far removed from Tehran's bustling tin-roofed teashops and Isfahan's verdant pomegranate gardens, the deserts known as Dasht-e Kavir and...

By Shanaya Lalkaka for DNA India Sooni Taraporevala’s Little Zizou is busy making the rounds of film  festivals and will hit Mumbai theatres soon, reports Shanaya Lalkaka Sooni Taraporevala’s...

Zee News tribute: Rohinton Maloo

By Akrita Reyar The sad news of Rohinton B Maloo being one of the victims of the mindless terror attacks in Mumbai has left me completely cold. Known as one of the avant garde and most charismatic...

Rare Finds: Exhibition

Rare Finds is an exhibition that is held irregularly. In the last nine years it has been organised only four times-in 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2006. Each time Dilnavaz Mehta thought it would be the last...

Tribute: Kersy Katrak

Poet of the soul By KEKI N. DARUWALLA As a poet Kersy Katrak did not get his due, but his poetry had yet to be fully explored and articulated when he died. Katrak’s poetry blends the serious with...

Rebuilding the House of Tata

By Richard Orange When Vehran Irani, a senior staff member, stepped for the first time into the central stairway of the Taj Palace hotel on Saturday, what he saw broke his heart. The walls were shot...