Month: December 2012 Articles

Yuhan Vevaina: Khorshed Jungalwala Memorial Lecture at the XVI NAZC 2012

Yuhan Vevaina Delivers the Khorshed Jungalwala Memorial Lecture: XVI NAZC 2012 from ZAGNY on Vimeo. Thinking with Zoroastrianism in the 21st Century As a 3,500 year-old religious tradition, the Zarathushti religion is one of the oldest living...

New Singing Sensation: Shanaya Z Patel

Check out Shanaya Z Patel’s video below.  She is one of the youngest Zarathusti singers in North America ! Shanaya lives in Mississauga, a suburb of Toronto, Canada. “Like” her Facebook page:...

Zubin Mehta re-creates a night 50 years ago

A special anniversary concert with the L.A. Philharmonic revisits his first night as its music director in Nov. 15, 1962. It's a serious event — in good ways. By Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music...

Priest killed, friend hurt in mishap

A young Parsi priest was killed and his friend seriously injured while riding a bike on the Palm Beach Road early on Sunday. The deceased, Kaiwan M Dastoor (22), resided in Dadar's Parsi Colony...

Ratan Tata: Exit Stage Right

With just a fortnight to go for his retirement on December 28, Ratan Tata is getting ready for a new life. His multi-storey, sea-facing house opposite Mumbai’s Colaba Post Office is being...

Irani Restaurants: Bye-bye to Brun maska?

A little of Iran blossomed on the streets of South Bombay in the form of restaurants and bakeries in the late 19th century. A few have closed down owing to various pressures. What about those that...

The Cyrus Cylinder travels to the US

‘First declaration of human rights’ to tour five cities in the United States The British Museum today announces that one of its most iconic objects, the Cyrus Cylinder, will tour to five major...