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Iconic Tata headquarters to reopen after a year of renovations

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After nearly a year of delicate refurbishment and some touches of modernity, Tata Group’s iconic headquartersnear Flora Fountain, the Bombay House, will reopen on July 29,...

Bombay High Court To Decide Bombay Parsi Punchayet Election Venue

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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...

No Metro digging beyond fire temple limits till March 2019

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High Court adjourns Parsi community’s case to next year citing shortage of time The Parsi community, rallying to protect two fire temples from tunnelling work...

Ratan Tata to lay foundation stone for 19 cancer care centres in Assam

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The Assam government and Tata Trusts collaborate for a JV under which a three-tier cancer care grid will be established in the state. New Delhi:...

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

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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...

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

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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...

Mrs. Khursheed Roshan Bharucha, first Parsi woman appointed as caretaker Federal Minister of Pakistan

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Mrs. Khursheed Roshan Bharucha, first Parsi woman appointed as caretaker Federal Minister of Pakistan. Six-member caretaker federal cabinet: a well-respected Parsi woman, former Senator Roshan...

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Faravahar, symbol of Zoroastrianism

Tinderbox

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Every religion isLike a TinderboxZoroastrianism is No ExceptionAs long as it'sSealed and lockedThere are no "explosions" Every human isGifted with...

THE REAL HISTORY OF JAMSHEDI NAVROZ

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JAMSHEDI NAVROZ IS NOT ZARATHUSHTI’S DINI NAVROZ, BUT A HISTORICAL INCIDENT THAT HAPPENED AGES BACK All of us are...
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Khushru Jijina Recognised as the Professional Entrepreneur of the Year

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Khushru Jijina Recognised as the ‘Professional Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the 9th Annual Entrepreneur India Awards 2019 Mumbai | 8th August,...
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How a Russian scholar is trying to save a dying Zoroastrian language

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Growing up in Moscow, Anton Zykov was surrounded by “all things Indian.” Jawaharlal Nehru Square, where the statue of India’s first prime...

American Zoroastrian students can now apply for the 2019 Khatibi Scholarship

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The “Dr. Houshang Khatibi Scholarship” awards $1,000 each to 15 deserving Zoroastrian students residing in the USA who are in pursuit of...
99-year-old Parsi hospital all set to get revamped by Tata Trusts

Surat’s 99-year-old Parsi hospital to get revamped by Tata Trusts

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The nearly 100-year-old Parsi General Hospital in Surat is all set to be renovated and revived by Tata Trusts after Ratan Tata...

Piruzi Eruch Dinshaw

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Piruzi Eruch Dinshawdaughter of (late) Eruch and (late) Armaity Dinshawsister of Esfandyar Dinshaw (USA)passed away on Sunday June 9, 2019Funeral on Sunday...
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Filmmaker Oorvazi Irani’s latest short film questions deep-rooted patriarchal practices in the Parsi community

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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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Oldest Parsi High Priest Kaikhusro Navroz Dastoor Meherjirana passes away at 92

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The Zoroastrian community’s oldest High Priest, Kaikhusro Navroz Dastoor Meherjirana passes away on June 11 after a brief illness in Navsari, Gujarat....
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Veteran actor Dinyar Contractor passes away

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Veteran actor Dinyar Contractor passed away early morning on June 5. The 79-year-old actor died of old age-related illnesses.