Month: January 2009 Articles

In conversation with Nargish Rabadi a.k.a Shammi

From Screen India All of eighty years, Shammi Aunty as she is lovingly called, has lost count of the films in which she has acted. Starting off playing heroine in her earlier films, Shammi switched on to comic and later character roles. Even today,...

Parsis and Vintage Cars

This is a lovely video clip about Parsis and our love for vintage cars. Are you a vintage car/bike owner. Would love to hear your sentiments and stories.

Rustom Tirandaz Passes Away

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 The following is a post by Shernaaz Engineer. The late Rustom Tirandaz, on the day he won the BPP election (October 2008), elated and determined to forge ahead... On...

NZ Parsis : Battle to beat obesity

Members of the Indian community are fighting obesity and have the second highest rate of diabetes after Pacific Islanders. JACKIE RUSSELL reports.  THE obesity rate for South Asians living in...

Inside the young Parsi mind

Cosmopolitan or confused? Liberal or conservative? For almost every term that can describe the Parsi youth, the opposite also holds true. To understand the mindset of the young Parsi, Lata Narayan,...

Iran Re-opens Restored Bam Barracks

Iran is set to reopen the restored structure of the country's historical city of Bam, which was devastated by an earthquake in 2003. According to the cultural heritage office of Kerman Province, the...

A secret Painting of J R D Tata

Location: Tata Museum , Jamshedpur. In the first pic, you can see a painting. This was a gift to JRD Tata on his Birthday by a street artist. Nobody was able to understand his art. Unfortunately,...

The Parsis of Delhi

The below is an article titled "Being Parsi" that appeared in the Indian Express. We would also like to give a shout-out to our friends at DelhiParsis.com. They have a very informative and wonderful...

Vintage Flour Mills of Karachi

The following is an article by Ghulam Baloch in the Dawn (link to article below) ACCORDING to a recent media report, there are a total of 77 flour mills in Karachi, out of which 72 are currently...