Parsi: News

16 Aug 2023


Parsi New Year 2023: Why it's celebrated twice a year

August 16 this year is being celebrated as Parsi New Year, marking the renewal of nature and fresh beginnings.

22 Mar 2023


Navroz 2023: 5 delectable Parsi sweet recipes you must try

Navroz or Persian New Year is here and it's time to spend some quality time with your friends and family while gorging on delectable dishes.

21 Mar 2023


Persian New Year: How is Navroz celebrated around the world

Also called Navroz or Nowruz, the Persian New Year is celebrated by different ethnicities including Parsis across the globe.

16 Aug 2022


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


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


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.

26 Feb 2019


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.

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

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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.