Parsis to Adivasis, Mumbai’s metro project faces heat from citizens

The Metro 3 line will connect South Mumbai to the northern suburbs, but all is not well along the route. To an outsider, Mumbai’s most...

Jiyo Parsi programme in February, Jiyo Mobed will debut on Sunday

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Save Parsi Temple: Will Metro III Tunnel Be Moved By Another 4 Meters?

Will authorities reduce an additional four metres of the underground Metro III tunnel to move it away from the Parsi temples' sacrosanct kasti area?...

Bombay High Court To Decide Bombay Parsi Punchayet Election Venue

With just a little over a fortnight before the Bombay Parsi Punchayet election takes place, mid-day has exclusively learnt from sources that the Bombay...

Tata Trusts commits Rs. 1,200 crore for improving cancer care

To strengthen existing infrastructure in the country; will bring world class treatment closer to patients Tata Trusts has committed nearly Rs. 1,200 crore in the...

Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar to helm Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw biopic

After the blockbuster hit Raazi, filmmaker Meghna Gulzar is all set to helm a biopic on Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw who was chief of...

Bombay Parsi Punchayet in Mumbai debate the possibility of a husband-wife pair

In July, Parsi-Zoroastrians across the world will take part in a ballot to elect a trustee in the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), their largest...

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The short film titled 'Anahita’s Law', which is directed and performed by Oorvazi Irani, is a monologue in which a single actor...
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