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Parsi groups to form trust to fund agiaries, poor members

Mumbai, Jan. 13 -- In a meeting held last week, office bearers of various Parsi groups decided that a new trust, Global council of Zoroastrians Trust, will be formed to facilitate funding from communi... Read More


Colaba agiary cancels navjote for two kids of non-Parsi father after backlash

Mumbai, Jan. 12 -- A week after news of the proposed navjote or religious initiation of two children born to a non-Parsi father, sparked a debate in the Parsi-Zoroastrian community, the Jeejeebhoy Dad... Read More


Colaba agiary cancels navjote for two kids of non-Parsi father after backlash

Mumbai, Jan. 12 -- A week after news of the proposed navjote or religious initiation of two children born to a non-Parsi father, sparked a debate in the Parsi-Zoroastrian community, the Jeejeebhoy Dad... Read More


Mumbai Marathon: 35% more women to participate this year

Mumbai, Jan. 9 -- In its 17th year, the Mumbai Marathon has seen a rise in the number of women runners who have registered for the event, scheduled on January 19. According to the registration figure... Read More


Marathon goes virtual: Runners can participate from across globe

Mumbai, Jan. 7 -- As more than 40,000 people from across the country prepare to participate in the upcoming Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 (TMM) on January 19, more than 900 others from across 15 Indian ci... Read More


Navjote for kids of non-Parsi father? Community divided

Mumbai, Jan. 6 -- The proposed navjote or religious initiation of two children born to a non-Parsi father has become a reason for debate among the community members. A section feels the children cann... Read More


Jain youth should take up government jobs: Religious leaders

Mumbai, Jan. 5 -- Jain religious leaders have asked community members to consider jobs with government agencies. The Jains, who form around 0.4% of the country's population, have traditionally been in... Read More


Navjote for kids of non-Parsi father? Community divided

Mumbai, Jan. 5 -- The proposed navjote or religious initiation of two children born to a non-Parsi father has become a reason for debate among the community members. A section feels the children cann... Read More


6 Parsi families asked to leave community housing

Mumbai, Jan. 2 -- Six families from a building at Goregaon, which is owned by a Parsi community trust, have challenged an eviction summon issued against them. The development comes after five familie... Read More


Only 1 of 4 sanatoriums open, Parsis seek revival of heritage bldgs

Mumbai, Dec. 30 -- With just one of the four Parsi sanatoriums in the city - built by philanthropists towards the end of 19th or early 20th century - surviving, members of the community have demanded ... Read More