Month: May 2014 Articles

Dear Najmaji, I have a plan to save Parsis

The below is an article written by Farrukh Dhondy. Unlike the Dodo, we are not being killed and eaten. Parsis are probably the only species on Earth who are doomed to extinction through our own prejudices. I only offer my services.   “Hush...

Time to Call him Aapro Modi

Our regular reader Rusi Sorabji sends us the note below. This is on the occassion of Narendra Modi taking the oath of...

Mehli Mehta Music Foundation

At the forefront of music education in the city, the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation (MMMF) invites you to join its Adult Choristers group for an exciting new year of music, commencing June 19, 2014...

Keki N. Daruwalla: Setting the Record Straight

Celebrated poet Keki N. Daruwalla talks about his newest collection “Fire Altar” and his interest in history and myth Article by B. Bhattacharya | The Hindu Not all historians are trustworthy....

The Parsi and Eggs !!

If there could be one single item that is a staple of every Parsi meal….it has to be the EEDU….eggs. We make eggs or rather “put” eggs on anything and everything. From the usual “papeta par eedu” to...

Frazan Kotwal at the Godrej India Culture Lab

A few months ago we had brought you an article on Frazan Adil Kotwal, a young 20 year old dastoorji who is also an accomplished singer.   `Performing solo at the Russian centre of science and...

Let wealthy Parsis repair community building: HC

In an observation that could 'corporatise' the restoration of dilapidated structures in the city, the Bombay High Court has asked a Parsi community trust to approach business houses controlled by...

Tata’s Steel Man Russy Mody Passes Away

Management guru Russy Mody who was known for his man management while he headed Tata Steel and was awarded Padma Bushan died at the age of 97 at his Alipore home in South Kolkata on Friday night...

The Life of Behram Sohrab H.J. Rustomjee

One hundred and sixty-four years ago the British decided to conquer Sindh. Rear Admiral Sir Frederick Maitland (who as captain of HMS Bellerephon in 1815 had the honour of transporting Napoleon...

In Conversation with Dinshaw Tamboly

Below is a candid interview with Mr. Dinshaw Tamboly. He speaks to Parsi Times. Parsi Times Reporter Mehrzaad Mogrelia speaks with Mr. Dinshaw K. Tamboly, Chairman of the WZO Trust Funds, and brings...

Classically, Zubin

After a recent performance at Carnegie Hall, New York, Zubin Mehta speaks about his links with Israel and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Article by Vibhuti Patel | The Hindu ‘Political Views...

The Tatas of Shanghai: A Fascinating Story

Mesmerized by the tale of the Tatas bilateral relationship with a city that was once known as the Paris of the East Inchin Closer explores a personal story, which highlights scintillating Shanghai...

The Greening of the House of Tatas

How a dedicated team converted a 90-year-old heritage structure into a benchmark for environment-friendly buildings. Article by Manisha Singhal | Business Today As early as in the late 1880s,...

Celebrating Sheryar Ookerjee

What is remarkable is the ability of a community to laugh at itself and allow others to laugh at them: Ookerjee has done just that in his book Altamount Road and Other True Stories. Article by...