Month: September 2010 Articles

Wadias: Built Oldest Surviving UK Warship

India has been shamed in front of the world, thanks to crumbling bridges and cracking ceilings at the Common Wealth village. But, about 200 years ago the same Indian hands built for the British empire a warship which still stands tall. By Ashish...

New Rules for Doongerwadi Funeral for Women

It will no longer be enough for Parsi-Zoroastrian women who are married to non-Parsis and want to be interred at the Towers of Silence to write an affidavit in their lifetime that they were...

From Nargol to Udvada: A Walk on the Beach

The following is a write-up by Homiar Hathiram and Farhad Choksi; good friends and regular readers of Parsi Khabar. They walked all the way from Nargol to Udvada following the coastline. Here is...

Parsi Bodybuilding: A Photo Exhibition

I’ve been in this city for so long, and I found out only recently that there’s such a thing as a Parsi bodybuilding competition held here every year,” exclaims Aparna Jayakumar. By Pooja Pillai /...

Homi Sethna, Nuclear Legend Passes Away

Former Atomic Energy Commission ( AEC) chairman and one of the guiding lights behind India's first nuclear test, Homi Nusserwanji Sethna, died on Sunday at his Walkeshwar residence after a prolonged...