Month: July 2009 Articles

3,215 new flats for Parsis on anvil

Resourceful minority communities in the city are doing all they can to keep their flock together. Close on the heels of Dawoodi Bohra spiritual leader Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin’s initiative to redevelop 270 buildings in Bhendi Bazaar and rehouse...

Architect Nari Gandhi: Monograph

We are very happy to inform you about the soon to be published Monograph on one of India’s foremost architects Nari Gandhi. There is a personal connection here for me. The author of the monograph is...

City of Thieves by Cyrus Mevawalla

Cyrus Mevawalla a.k.a Cyrus Moore is a UK-born Parsi whose first book was recently published in the UK. City of Thieves abstract: Nic Lamparelli works for a leading US investment bank in London....

Yazdy Palia: Farming the Parsi Way

Farming the Parsi way CHETHALAYAM: In the wilderness, the lone Parsi farmer of the district (may be of the entire state) lives a lonely life. Enjoying the comfort of wilderness that creeps into his...

100 Km Walk by Parsi Youth in New Zealand

The following a report by four Parsi youngsters who walked 100 km in suport of an Oxfam Charity Oxfam Trailwalker is an annual fundraising event organised and promoted by Oxfam New Zealand. The...

Breeding Vultures: The Other Side of the Story

GUWAHATI, India—The outcome of captive breeding of vultures has come under suspicion as the endangered bird has proven lazy in reproduction and more significantly, they are monogamous birds,...

The Demands on our Holy Fire

This is a delightful piece sent to us by Mickie Sorabjee, a regular here at Parsi Khabar. The author of this piece is not known. The intent of this article is humour and nothing else. It is* Friday...