Month: November 2014 Articles

Pakistani Zoroastrians Must Keep The Fire Ablaze

Funerals are the only constant for Zoroastrians in Pakistan. For a community of less than 1,800 — last recorded in 2006 in a research conducted by KE Eduljee — the announcement comes faithfully almost once every month. The timings are noted in...

NDTV India Special on Jiyo Parsi

NDTV ran a segment on Sunday November 23, 2014 in their Hum Log program. A very well presented media segment; that focuses on the issue at hand. They interviewed a few prominent Parsi women and men...

Cyrus Broacha on the Jiyo Parsi Campaign

A funny and hilarious take on the recently launched advertising campaign regarding the Jiyo Parsi scheme. Cyrus's take on Jiyo Parsi campaign which did not go down very well with the Parsi...

Nat Geo Parsi: Rahul Da Cunha

And so I’m sitting in Albless Baug at a Navjote — (for the unintiated, that’s the Parsi thread ceremony to initiate little Perizaads and Khushrus into Zoroastrianism). In this case, my hearty,...

FEZANA Announces 2014 Zarathushti Awards

The 2014 FEZANA North American Zarathushti Community Awards The FEZANA Awards Committee is pleased to announce the 2014 FEZANA North American Zarathushti Community Awards. The Awardees for this...

Lara Balsara to tie the knot

What's keeping Sam Balsara busy these days? It could be another campaign for Madison's clients or maybe the upcoming wedding of daughter and Madison World's Executive Director Lara Balsara. The...

Charter For Co-Existence

Below is a write-up sent by good friend of Parsi Khabar, Mr. Dinshaw K. Tamboly. Charter For Co-Existence Seldom has our small community been so riven with divisiveness and factionalism as now....

Passion Flower by Cyrus Mistry: A Book Review

Mistry has the inspired storyteller’s knack of looking at finer details. Passion Flower has a cover of such exquisite charm that, like the hero of one of the stories in the seven short stories in...

Father, son and the holy Court

Senior advocate Fali S. Nariman appearing in cases before the Supreme Court where his son is a judge has revived an old debate regarding the appropriateness of such appearances Article by K. CHANDRU...