Parsi: News

16 Aug 2022

Food

5 Parsi dishes to celebrate Nowruz, the Parsi New Year

Popularly known as Nowruz, the Parsi New Year marks the first day of Farvardin (the first month of the year), as per the Zoroastrian calendar.

18 Jul 2022

Government of India

Government boosts Parsi online dating via 'Jiyo Parsi' scheme

The government has revamped a nine-year-old scheme to boost the Parsi population, but with an 'online' twist.

21 Mar 2022

Iran

Nowruz 2022: Know about the traditions, celebrations and food

Even though Nowruz, or the Iranian New Year, was celebrated on March 20 this year, the International Day of Nowruz is celebrated on March 21 annually.

22 May 2021

Gujarat High Court

Parsi body approaches HC over last rites of community members

The Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to the Central, state governments, and local authorities in Surat over a Parsi Panchayat body's plea seeking permission for them to perform the last rites of community members who died of COVID-19, as per the Zoroastrian tradition.

30 Nov 2020

Instagram

Wajid Khan's wife opens up on being forced to convert

Amid the ongoing debate around the Anti-Conversion law, wife of late musician Wajid Khan has come forward to share her experience of being married outside her religion.

29 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala dies at age 88

In a tragic piece of news, famed astrologer Bejan Daruwala has died at the age of 88.

Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days

A nine-judge constitutional bench, that was formed to hear pleas on religious discrimination faced by women, will not hear the matter for more than ten days, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde announced on Tuesday.

05 Jan 2020

Pakistan News

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Meenakshi Lekhi has slammed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the latter's silence over the Friday attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

04 Jan 2020

Twitter

Fake offers, sex-chats: How BJP is garnering support for CAA

In a shocking development, a phone number shared by the BJP government to show support for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act is now being made viral on Twitter under the garb of sex chats, free Netflix subscriptions, etc.

31 Dec 2019

Kolkata

#CareerBytes: Five popular scholarships every law student should know about

Law is one of the most sought after career options among students in the country because of the lucrative opportunities it offers.

26 Feb 2019

Mumbai

Mumbai: Children collect 15,000 utensils in 3 hours for charity

In a goodwill gesture, a group of Parsi children in Mumbai conducted a figurative marathon in a bid to help some unfortunate citizens.

22 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

#CareerBytes: Top Central Schemes for scholarships you should know about

The Center awards several scholarships to students pursuing various courses based on merit, community, and family income among other things.

11 Aug 2018

Scheduled Castes

#CareerBytes: Top Central Schemes for scholarships you should know about

The Center awards several scholarships to students pursuing various courses based on merit, community, and family income among other things.

08 Dec 2017

DNA

Woman doesn't lose own religion by marrying outside faith: SC

The SC has ruled that a woman marrying outside her faith doesn't automatically adopt her husband's religion, and retains her own religious identity.

14 Apr 2017

Hepatitis B

Brain Cell Therapy can be the miracle cure for Parkinson's

By replacing cells to cure a damaged brain, scientists now claim they have managed to slow down and reverse the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

23 Nov 2016

Ratan Tata

Nusli Wadia serves notice to Tatas

Nusli Wadia has sent another defamation notice to Tata Sons after he sent the first one on Monday over an EGM that sought to remove him from Tata Steel.

22 Nov 2016

Ratan Tata

Wadia won't go down quietly: Asks Tatas to withdraw charges

Nusli Wadia, an independent director and an old Tata associate wrote a strongly worded letter warning the board of directors of Tata Sons against his expulsion.