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Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar to helm Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw biopic

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

Message of Zoroastrianism Must Be Heard Worldwide: Iran President

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent a message to the 11th World Zoroastrian Congress, expressing hope the meeting could help spread the message of...

Tata’s dream institution The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru

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The country’s premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), that came into being on the issuance of the Vesting Order on May...

HONORING CYRUS POONAWALLA

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Cyrus Poonawalla is the founder, chairman and managing director of the Serum Institute of India. Based in Pune, the Serum Institute of India has...

Mumbai: BPP rallies to save Parsi sacred sites Atash Behrams

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Members unanimously decide to file affidavit in HC, praying that the Metro tunnel not go under two sacred Atash Behrams The Bombay Parsi Punchayet's (BPP's)...

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

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After breaking away from the Jiyo Parsi programme in February, Jiyo Mobed will debut on Sunday in its new avatar as 'Empowering Mobeds,' through...

FEZANA UN-NGO Committee is looking for participants at the United Nations

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Fezana UN-NGO Committee is looking for Participants at the United Nations The FEZANA UN-NGO Committee is looking for participants to attend the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable...

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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.