Tag Archive | Parsis and Science

Homi Nusserwanji Sethna – R.I.P

Homi Nusserwanji Sethna – R.I.P

Former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman and one of the guiding lights behind India’s first nuclear test, Homi Nusserwanji Sethna, died on Sunday at his Walkeshwar residence after a prolonged lung ailment. He was 87 years of age. Sethna passed away on Sunday night, surrounded by some of his family members, around 11.15pm. His funeral […]

THE AVESTAGENOME PROJECT™ Needs Every Parsi’s Help

THE AVESTAGENOME PROJECT™ is a large-scale biological study that has as its main goal the search for the basis of Longevity and the higher incidence of certain diseases seen in the Parsi/Irani-Zoroastrian population. In addition the study will result in archival of the genome of the population and the creation of a medical database of […]

Religion for Conservation

A Report by a Member and Trustee of the Delhi Parsi Anjuman – Professor Kavas Kapadia The Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) in collaboration with the Ecological Management Foundation( EMF) and International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) had organized a three day  workshop on “Faith, water ,sanitation and hygiene” from 5-7th July 2009 in the […]