Month: March 2013 Articles

Ashdeen Lilaowala highlights Parsi Gara work at Lakme Fashion Week

The Indian Textile Show that opened Day Four at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2013 began with Ashdeen Lilaowala, a graduate of the National Institute of Design Ahmedabad, who started his label “Ashdeen” specialising in ancient Oriental and...

Chikita Cafe: Meherwan Jamshedian

Memory isn’t the most reliable repository for facts, of course. Nor is Google. But, when one talks of a South Mumbai snack bar that has a history dating back to the time when Malabar Hill was still...

Navroze Mubarak 2013

From all of us at Parsi Khabar, we take this opportunity to wish all our dear readers a very Happy Navroze, Norouz, Norooz mexican pharmacy online Pirooz. May the spring and the coming year be one...

Sassanian Boulangerie hits a 100

It has been in existence for 100 years, pampering palates and occasionally modifying the menu to gel with the changing food habits taking care to not camouflage its original flavour. By Annanya...

Almitra Patel: Kothanur’s Own Renaissance Woman

“Mrs. Almitra H. Patel, Parsi Zoroastrian, 70 years young,” reads the first line of Almitra’s biodata on her 2006 website. By Deepika Sarma | The Hindu Scroll down and you’ll be stunned to find that...

Bapsy Sidhwa: Their Language Of Love

Author Bapsi Sidhwa met Sikander Khan at a party in Houston. They began swapping memories of Lahore, which was when Sidhwa realised they’d been neighbours as kids. Book Review by Joanna Lobo | DNA...

President Obama Greets Iran on Nowruz 2013

President Obama sends best wishes to the Iranian people as they celebrate Nowruz. In his video message, the President speaks directly to the people and leaders of Iran about the opportunity to begin...

How religious beliefs influence home decor

For a country like India, where religious diversity is an undeniable part of the basic social fabric, religions and faiths influence home decor. Often, getting the absolutely perfect sanctum...

Sooni’s Salaam to Parsis

Right away, I have to admit that I’ve never felt as elated as I did at the opening of the exhibition of photographs on Parsis at the Chemould-Prescott Gallery on Tuesday. By D.K. Bose | Asian Age...

Bapsi Sidhwa: Those who adore Pakistan are hurt

Bapsi Sidhwa is one of the most celebrated English writers of our times from this part of the world and she is the daughter of Lahore who has introduced Pakistan and made it proud across the world...

Chennai Parsis: A tale of grit and hardwork

Though they have always been a small number, from the time the first group of Parsis came to the city from Coorg in 1795, the community has had a major role in shaping the history of the city from...

Keeping the Fire Alive in Chennai

Pearl (name changed) is married to a non-Parsi, as a result of which her child has not been baptised as Pars. This is the case of several Parsi women married to non-Parsis in the city. This could be...

Irani trust’s land sale kicks off row

Anjuman Asks Its Chief, Who Had Opposed The 963-Acre Deal, To Resign By Nauzer K Bharucha | TNN Mumbai: There is growing opposition within the Zoroastrian community against the sale of 963 acres...

What If A Parsi Were the Prime Minister of India

The article below is a tongue-in-check take on the possibility of a Parsi Prime Minister in India. It is written by good friend of Parsi Khabar and brilliant media man Rayomand J. Patell What if a...

Jimmy Mistry at TEDx New Delhi

Jimmy Mistry, real-estate developer and entrepreneur presents some of his office work at a buy cialis online TEDx New Delhi. TEDx events are locally organized events based on guidelines set up by...