Month: May 2009 Articles

Ardeshir Cowasjee: A Brief Happy Interlude: Karachi of yore

In a fantastically written article Ardeshir Cowasjee reminisces about the Karachi of yore, his time as a student at the BVS Parsi school and gives a glimpse of Parsi life and culture in Karachi during those times. AMIDST the gloom and doom and the...

Freddy Birdy: Adman’s First Art Show

In his first art show, adman Freddy Birdy prefers the mild mortifications of everyday wit, finds TRISHA GUPTA THE FIRST THING you see when you enter Freddy Birdy’s first show of paintings is an...

Obituary: Framroze Punthakey

KARACHI, May 14: Framroze H. Punthakey, one of the pioneers of Pakistan’s advertising industry, passed away on Thursday in Mumbai. He is survived by three children and five grandchildren. His wife...

Parsi Khabar on Amazon Kindle

Parsi Khabar has some exciting news for you. We are now available on Amazon Kindle. In the past Parsi Khabar has been on Facebook and in recent weeks, we added functionality for you to follow us on...

Choslo Desai of Navsari

The story about Choslo Desai was received via email. This incident was orally narrated by Late Ervad Saheb Eruchshah Karkaria and Mr.Minoo Tamboli of Navsari. Many decades ago there use to live a...

Assam vultures to the rescue of Parsis

As the Parsi community in India is facing serious concern for ensuring traditional disposal of bodies of their dead due to alarming decline in vulture population, members of this highly endangered...

Happy Mother’s Day

On the occassion of Mother’s Day, Parsi Khabar wishes all the mothers of the world a very special Happy Mother’s Day. We all remember and experience everything that our mothers have done and...

The Net Worth of Ratan Tata

By Asav Patel / My Journey to Billionaire Club. So many people around the world want to know that "What is the Net Worth of Ratan Tata"? TATA Group is running 96 businesses and out of...

The Zoroastrian Way Of Seeking Solace

By Ervad Marzban Hathiram We live in tumultuous times. Our miseries seem never-ending. Calamities, both natural and human-made, visit us with uncanny regularity. Faced with these misfortunes, some...

A Peep into Parsi Lives a 100 years ago

This article is taken from a book “A Manual of Khshnoom” by P.N. Tavaria. [Often people ask today, where has our “PARSIPANU” gone and what are the reasons of our gradual decline as an ethnic group?...