Related: This Tinder-esque Dating App Allows Users to Swipe Right Based on a Potential Match's Linked In Bio.The app allows a female user to invite a group of men to answer a question about topics ranging from best Halloween costumes to the strangest place they've ever visited.The Parsis are one of the smallest religious communities in the world.To understand the population structure and demographic history of this group in detail, we analyzed Indian and Pakistani Parsi populations using high-resolution genetic variation data on autosomal and uniparental loci (Y-chromosomal and mitochondrial DNA).Additionally, we also assayed mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms among ancient Parsi DNA samples excavated from Sanjan, in present day Gujarat, the place of their original settlement in India.
Even though the company is pulling info from Facebook and Linked In, it promises your profile will be hidden from your friends and colleagues, so no run-ins on the app will result in awkward in-person explanations later.In 2013, the last year we have data for, we had just 195 births in the entire country and 950 deaths.We are a community on the edge," says Dr Shernaz Cama of the Parzor Foundation, Delhi, a community organization mandated by the UNESCO to preserve Parsi Zoroastrian heritage. In the last 60 years, even as the country’s population tripled from 318 million in 1941 to a billion in 2001, the number of Parsis fell 39 per cent over the same period -- from 114,000 to 69000 in the 2001 census -- the most recent to classify population by religion.Iranians have been involved in trade with India from Achaemenid times, but the creation of a Parsi settlement in India was the outcome of the migration of Zoroastrian refugees from their original homeland in medieval Islamic Persia. 1), 775 (Seervai and Patel), 780s (; all quotations from this source are taken from Eduljee’s translation), 785 (Modi, 1905, pp. He asked for an account of their religion and laid down four pre-conditions before agreeing to grant them sanctuary: They should use only the local language, the women should adopt the local dress, they must put down their weapons and vow never to use them and, finally, their marriage ceremonies should be conducted only in the evening; the dastur agreed.There is debate over the exact date of this exodus: 716 CE (S. In his account of their religion he emphasized the features that accorded with Hinduism, for instance, reverence for the sun and the moon, fire and water, and the cow.