Stay at a 19th century Parsi home in Bhuj

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The Bhuj House is a refurbished homestay that dates back to the 1890s A quaint heritage home in faraway Kutch, The Bhuj House is love at first sight. Nestled between the Bhujia Hill and the walled city of Bhuj, the homestay run by Jehan and Katie Bhujwala, dates back to the 1890s and maintains the […]

Yazdi Desai Continues His Perjury Against His Colleagues And The BPP Staff — Both Parsi And Non-Parsi

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As reported in our last issue of Metro Junction of 30-9-2018, the BPP Labour Union filed a Complaint of Unfair Labour Practice on 21-9-2018 being Complaint No. 278 of 2018 in the Industrial Court at Mumbai seeking Stay of BPP’s proposed illegal action of deducting 8 days wages of all the workers including even those who were on Casual, Sick or Privilege Leave on 21-8-2018.

Student’s film portrays Zoroastrianism

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When Simran Jehani first came to USC, people asked her a question she was all too familiar with — “what are you?” Telling them she was Zoroastrian caused some confusion — so Jehani, a senior majoring in communication, realized she needed to do something to increase representation of her religious background in popular media. That’s […]

Ancient Persian Ruins Discovered In Turkey Come As A Big Surprise

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Recent excavations by Turkish archeologists near the northern Anatolian city of Amasya have unveiled the remains of a 2,500-year-old Persian Achaemenid palace, a reception hall, a throne chamber, and a fire temple, Turkish media has reported. “We were not expecting to see this big surprise,” Professor Şevket Donmez of the University of Istanbul Archaeological Faculty […]

Russy D. Sumariwalla: Towards a Planet-wide Culture of Non-Violence

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From times immemorial, humankind, in its brief history on planet Earth, has caused and experienced for itself unimaginable horrors and carnage. Violence is commonly used to settle disputes or to gain advantage over others. This is amply documented and evident even today as I write. Not only have we humans annihilated the lives of hundreds […]

BPP bonus exemption update

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Bombay Parsi Punchayet ((BPP) trustee Viraf Mehta states BPP chairman Yazdi Desai acted unilaterally in writing to the government asking for the trust to be exempted from paying bonus. He said all the six trustees were unaware of the exemption application: “Yazdi acted without the knowledge nor consent of any of the Trustees. This cannot […]

Ashoi Dantra- Winner Of Title World Teen Supermodel India 2018

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I am a Parsi girl from Mumbai, who is hardworking, beautiful and confident. These qualities of mine led me to win the WORLD TEEN SUPERMODEL INDIA 2018 title in the recently concluded World Supermodel India platform. This is how my journey has been! I have modelled for 15 years now, doing various garments like Pantaloons, […]

Adille Sumariwalla- Bringing the Change India Needs: Athlete Story

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Highlights Adille Sumariwalla won the 100 meters event at the nationals for eleven consecutive times! Then he represented India at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. In 1985, he was bestowed with the prestigious Arjuna Award for his achievements. After a stellar career in athletics, he decided to explore his entrepreneur side. He took on various roles […]