Month: March 2009 Articles

Ratan Tata Addresses Cathedral and John Connon School Alumni

The tug of the old school tie drew the chairman of the Tata Group to the Times of India building on Monday for an interactive session with the students of his alma mater, The Cathedral & John Connon School. The one-hour question and answer was...

Navroze at Pasargade

Here are some pictures of Navroze being celebrated in Pasargade. However I do not have the year this was. Probably...

The Persepolis Celebrations of 1971

From Teheran to Persepolis: All the Glitter of the Empire   This is the title of a fantastic website that has the entire event in photographs and text. A definite must read. Website Link

To steer Nano, 96 is not old

She captured through her lens India’s tryst with destiny. Now, Homai Vyarawalla wants to be in the driver’s seat when the country makes automobile history. India’s first woman photo-journalist, the...

Nawaz Modi Singhania on Navroze

Mumbai: It's an early start to the day for Nawaz Modi Singhania, wife of industrialist Gautam Singhania, just like when she was younger, she says. "New Year binds you with family and religion, and...

Happy Jamshedi Navroze 2009

Parsi Khabar and all its three editors wishes all our readers and subscribers a very happy and prosperous Jamshedi Navroze (Nooruz / Nowruz). We value your readership and your participation on our...

Irani or Parsi, what’s the difference?

By Meher Marfatia in DNA India Who hasn't smiled at quaint "By Order" instructions written in coloured chalk at Irani restaurant entrances? But walk to your corner café today. The interior will...

Dilshad Patel : I can play anyone

Dilshad Patel is one hell of a performer. With a cheerful laugh she says, "I can play anybody you want, between 22 and 26 years. I would call that my screen age." Patel, the latest entrant...

Zubin Mehta performs in Abu Dhabi

Ahead of his Abu Dhabi Classics concerts, the conductor Zubin Mehta speaks to Philippa Kennedy about his work with some of the world’s most renowned orchestras and his efforts to recreate the Vienna...

The Other Mumbai

An Acclaimed Screenwriter's Latest Film Takes on Indian Zoroastrianism   In the film "Little Zizou," 10-year-old Liana asks her friend Xerxes if he knows where their people, known as Parsis,...

All in the family

Celebrating the world she knows best, Sooni Taraporevala brings all our favourite Parsis together Parizaad Khan But the cast member doing the kissing is her fox terrier Toots who, along with various...

BPP trustee supports needy Parsis

After years of fighting for a home under the Bombay Parsi Punchayet's (BPP) homes-for-the-needy scheme, needy Parsis found support from an unexpected quarter. A trustee of BPP, Noshir Dadrawala, on...

Sohrab Wadia: Jihad The Musical

Sorab Wadia sings the part of Hussein Al Mansour in the Edinburgh Fringe Production of JIHAD THE MUSICAL.    Costumes by Deb O.  Choreography by Bethany Samuelson.  See...

Nari Contractor to visit the Caribbean

Four decades after suffering a near-fatal skull injury while ducking into a bouncer in a tour game, former India captain Nari Contractor will visit the Caribbean later this month as a special...

Business big shot: Ratan Tata of the Tata Group

When big decisions have to be made, Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, walks his dogs along the Mumbai foreshore by his beachfront home. The animals are likely to be in for a lot of exercise...