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Parsi New Year 2019: Navroz Mubarak Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Messages, Greetings, Wallpaper, Photos

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.

Vulture count down, more Parsis go for burial, cremation

Group of ‘reformists’ includes priests too: ‘Have decided enough is enough, I am willing to pray even if body is buried or cremated’.

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Dwindling numbers force Parsis to pen their own multiplication theory

The campaign urges Parsi couples to get medical help under the Jiyo Parsi scheme that funds infertility treatment for couples.

Rahul speaks to PM, seeks minority status for Jains

The Minority Ministry has already initiated a move to grant minority status to the Jain community.

Thirst quenchers of yore bear testimony to city’s hospitality

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.

The Gara Sorority

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.

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Parsis to approach Modi to save their first settlement

The threat of industrialisation of Udvada,considered a heritage site by the Parsis,has worried the community members.

Parsis,fishermen join hands to save beach from pollution

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.

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