August 17, 2019 2:26 pm
Happy Navroz: Since people in India and Pakistan follow the Shahenshahi calendar, which does not consider leap years, the Parsi New Year is celebrated in India and Pakistan about 200 days after it is celebrated across the world.
August 17, 2015 3:08 am
Group of ‘reformists’ includes priests too: ‘Have decided enough is enough, I am willing to pray even if body is buried or cremated’.
November 12, 2014 6:26 pm
The campaign urges Parsi couples to get medical help under the Jiyo Parsi scheme that funds infertility treatment for couples.
January 20, 2014 12:46 am
The Minority Ministry has already initiated a move to grant minority status to the Jain community.
December 17, 2013 2:03 am
Centuries-old pyaaus,with their vernacular architecture,were built by charitable merchants and offered a sip of cool water to weary travellers from far-off lands.
November 30, 2013 1:19 am
From among T-shirts,straw hats and knick-knacks,the bold colours of the traditional Parsi gara stand out at the Poona Zoroastrian Seva Mandal store.
October 28, 2010 6:41 am
The threat of industrialisation of Udvada,considered a heritage site by the Parsis,has worried the community members.
August 09, 2009 11:33 am
Affluent Parsis,mostly settled in Mumbai,and local fishermen in Tadgam,a seaside fishing village in Valsad district in south Gujarat about 150 kilometres from Mumbai,form an unlikely alliance for the Sagar Bachao Andolan.