Month: September 2014 Articles

Parsi Presence at the Narendra Modi Megaevent at Madison Square Garden in New York City

Sunday September 28th, 2014 was the perfect Fall Sunday in New York City. It was like any other Sunday except for the fact that 20,000 Indians swarmed like bees to a honeypot. Madison Square Garden; the legendary venue that has seen the likes of...

Mapping Mumbai: Gardens With Something To Tell

What could a Parsi knight and a Cross-crowned fountain on the grounds of the city's first Anglican Church possibly have in common? Article by Meher Marfatia | Times of India To answer this riddle...

That’s the Parsi way

There is something to be said about Parsis their sense of humour is unique. Maybe they tend to make fun of themselves before others do, as a defence mechanism, considering their minuscule...

The Buckingham Secret: Review

Writer-director Meherzad Patel's latest stage offering, The Buckingham Secret, couldn't have made its debut at a better time. After all, the British Royal Family is once again in the news, with...

Darius Pardiwala: Young Badminton Star

Today, even the under-10 category in badminton is not recreational. With the way Darius Pardiwala (Bombay Scottish) and Bhargav Chavan (Bhavan's Wadia) were guided throughout the final of the MSSA...

Meet the Women Fighting the Islamic State

MAKHMOUR, Iraq — Avesta enters the cramped room in a teachers' residence turned temporary military base, ready for a meeting with her fellow fighters. The six commandos rise to shake her hand. She...

Ancient faith seeks good to balance the bad

Zoroastrianism puts the onus for morality on the individual Every morning, Farhad Mistry wraps a kastri, a small rope made up of 72 strings, around his waist like a belt while saying his morning...

Raise the curtains: The Buckingham Secret

This new play is a comedy on the secrets of Buckingham Palace Secrets will be revealed at the premiere of NCPA’s fifth production. The Buckingham Secret, set against the backdrop of Buckingham...

Lord Karan Bilimoria: An Pulling No Punches.

Lucy Tobin interviews Lord Bilimoria founder of Cobra Beer. He pulls no punches in this interview. The lager lord who is speaking up for Britain. Cobra’s Lord Bilimoria has strong views on running...