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Sat 25th Jan …. ALL Roads lead to Rustom Baug

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Star attraction Actor Jim Sarbh and VJ Benafsha Soonawalla Multi-Cuisine Food Stalls, Fashion PoP-Upstalls, Kids Creative Corner. Singers line-up: Shanaya Boyce, Khurshed Mogrelia, Hushad Khan, Sarosh Sidhwa Dance performance by “Dance-out” group Burzin Engineer and team.

6 Parsi families asked to leave community housing

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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 families from the Seth Cowasji Dhunjishaw Baug were asked to vacate their houses last year. One-and-a-half month ago, similar notice was served to six more families; who […]

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

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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 that these heritage buildings be revived, and not be sold off to builders. According to Marzban Giara, a Parsi historian, the four sanatoriums […]

The ‘Land of Fire’ has been burning for 4,000 years

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“This fireplace has burned 4,000 years and by no means stopped,” says Aliyeva Rahila. “Even the rain coming right here, snow, wind — it by no means stops burning.” Forward, tall flames dance restlessly throughout a 10-meter stretch of hillside, making a sizzling day even hotter. That is Yanar Dag — that means “burning mountainside” […]