A Tradition of Trust


A Tradition of Trust

The Tata trusts are the unsung heroes of an extraordinary saga of philanthropy that has enriched India and its citizens in myriad ways

You may wonder why the Tatas — among the countr’s biggest and most illustrious industrial families for well over a century — never show up on any of those ritual listings of India’s richest people. The reason is as simple as it is remarkable. Over generations, the Tatas have sustained a tradition of bequeathing much of their personal wealth to the many trusts they have created for the greater good of India and its people.

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Old Coins n Notes


OLD COINS AND NOTES

ROINTON ANDHYARUJINA

Is the BEST Person for FREE VALUATION & Sale of your old pre 1947 gold, silver & copper Goins. Never forget British India BANKNOTES with or without portrait of the King/Queen. Coins & Notes of PORTUGUESE INDIA (Goa) are very collectable. Coins with heads on both sides (Laakhis) & notes printed on one side only are more valuable than ordinary coins & notes.

Bundles & Booklets of notes are a rarity.

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Tel.: 9821007865 / 23865940 / 23890931.

Evenings: by appointment only.

Remember ROINTON is the right man to guide you with an experience of over 30 years in this field exclusively.

Zoroastrian Association of Bahrain


The Zoroastrian Association of Bahrain was incorporated in the year 1956 as a non-profit organization. We, have numerous volunteers at BZA striving to provide you with many functions, social & literally events, plays and games which collectively allow us to make better use of our collaboration and its infrastructure. We are excited and eager to do more. At the same time, we are very sensitive to the fact that we as Zarathushtis need to work towards the preservation of our centuries old rich history & traditions that are being covered through our Youth of today, functions and social events.

We are extremely proud of being Zoroastrians and have great humility in being the members of our Bahrain Zoroastrian Association. Which consist of Irani Zarathushtis & Parsees from various parts of India and abroad.

Our association continues to grow at a rapid rate. Besides a thriving and active cosmopolitan Community, what Bahrain has to offer is a wonderful warm climate, its superb history along with some of the best and fantastic Real Estate bargains and numerous other Business opportunities.

For more information please visit their website at http://bahrainzoroastrianassociation.com

Parsee General Hospital Souvenir


A very rare Souvenir published on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee Year of The B. D. Petit Parsee General Hospital (BDP PGH) in 1972 with articles from eminent doctors and community members like Dr. H.S.Mehta, H.P.Mama, Jal Pardivala, Rustom J Vakil, M.P.Bhagat, P.S. Jhabvala, Sohrab Hakim and many more. Very interesting reading on Guide to Healthy Living, Parsis and Sport, Musical Cures, Preventive Medicine, Parsis and Blood Diseases, etc. etc.

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Cama Oriental Institute Papers


 

 

Cama Oriental Institute Papers (1928/00/00)

Author: Modi, JivanjiJamshedji
Subject: RELIGION. THEOLOGY; Religions of the Indian subcontinent
Publisher: The Brithish India Press
Language: eng
Call number: 31378
Book contributor: Osmania University
Collection: universallibrary

 

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Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the Parsees


By

JIVANJI JAMSHEDJI MODI,

TO THE TRUSTEES — PAST AND PRESENT,OF THE FUNDS AND PROPERTIES OF THE PARSEE PANCHÂYET

Whom — and through them the Parsee Community —I have tried to serve, to the best of my poor abilities,

For a long period of nearly 30 years, as a Souvenir of my long connection with their Board as their Secretary,

And as a Token of Gratitude for all that they have been pleased to do to help me in my Duties and to encourage me in my Studies.

JIVANJI JAMSHEDJI MODI.

Click above to read the complete compendium of all the Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the Parsees.

 

 

ZOSTA Annual Award Function


ZOSTA ANNUAL AWARD FUNCTION

Venue: Albless Baug

Date: Monday, January 26,2009

MERIT AWARDS I PRIZES

NAVAZ JIMI KATHAWALLA MEMORIAL AWARDS I PRIZES

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM PARSI I IRANI ZOROASTRIAN

a) Students who have appeared for the following examinations held in February! March! April

2008 and obtained marks as under:

i) S.S.C ………………………………………………………… 80% and above

ii) I.C.S.E / C.B.S.E ………………………………………… 80% and above

iii) H.S.C. -Arts ……………………………………………… 70% and above

iv) H.S.C. – Science ……………………………………… .75% and above

v) H.S.C. – Commerce ……………………………………. 75% and above

vi) T.Y.B.A. ………………………………………………. …65% and above

vii) T.Y.B.Sc. ……………………………………………. ….70% and above

viii) TY.B.Com …………………………………………… …70% and above

The Awards I Prizes in each of the above eight categories are as under :

1st Prize – Rs.25,000/-

2nd Prize – Rs.15,000/-

3rd Prize – Rs. 10,000/-

Every other eligible applicant – Rs.2,000/-

ALSO (i) Gold Medals to the toppers of S.S.C./I.C.S.E./ C.B.S.E./H.S.C. will be awarded by Mr. Zarir Bhathena in memory of his dear parents.

(ii) Cash prizes to Graduates – BA, B.Sc., B.Com. will be awarded by Mr. Homi Ranina.

b) Students who have appeared in HSC (Science) examinations held in the year 2008 and have secured admission (only on merits) in the First Year of any Medical College in India (Degree Course), but are not eligible for JIMI N. KATHAWALLA MEMORIAL AWARDS.

c) Students who have appeared in HSC (Science) examinations held in the year 2008 and have secured admission (only on merits) in the First Year of any Engineering College in India (Degree Course), but are not eligible for JIMI N. KATHAWALLA MEMORIAL AWARDS.

d) Students who have appeared for examinations held in India in February / March / April 2008 for any other Bachelors Degree (except LL.B) and have obtained 65% and above.

e) Students who have appeared for L.L.B Degree examinations held in India in April 2008 and have obtained 60% and above.

f) Students who have appeared for Solicitors I I.C.W.A. I C.S. Final Examinations conducted by The Bombay Incorporated Law Society! The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India I The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, in the year 2008 and have obtained 60% and above in the Solicitors Examination and 55% and above in I.C.W.A. I C.S. Examinations.

g) Students who have appeared for Post-Graduate. Degree examinations held in India in Febl March I April 2008 in any academic course of study and have secured a First Class.

h) Students who have been honoured with Doctorate (Ph. D) in any field from a recognized University in India in the year 2008.

i) Students who have appeared for C.A. (final) examination held in India in the year 2008 and have cleared the said examination.

j) Students having any handicap I disability and have successfully cleared in the year 2008, any of the exams set out in clauses (a) to (i) above irrespective of the percentages mentioned in the said clauses.

Note: i) Students applying for all the above categories (except (f), (i) and (j) should have

cleared the examination in the first attempt only.

ii) All eligible awardees (students) should submit their Bio-data, photostat copies of relevant mark-sheets attested by the Principal in duplicate, along with the application.

iii) Students applying under category (j) should in addition to the documents set out in clause (ii) above also submit a medical certificate giving complete details of the handicap / disability suffered by such student. The medical certificate has to be of a registered medical practitioner who is an expert in the field of the handicap / disability suffered by such student.

iv) The sponsors of Navaz Jimi Kathawalla Memorial Award / prizes at their sale discretion may increase any of the cash prizes set out in clause (a) above in suitable / exceptional cases.

k) Teachers and Principals who have complied with the following eligibility criteria:

i) Who have in May 2008 completed 15 yrs / 25 yrs I 35 yrs of full time active teaching service only;

ii) The period of service should be after completion of formal and recognized training;

iii) Teachers I Principals who have received an Award from ZOSTA in the above categories of 15 yrs / 25 yrs I 35 yrs are. not eligible for the same category again;

iv) Superannuated Teachers I Principals must apply within one year of retirement only;

l) Teachers who have given outstanding service of training I imparting knowledge to students pertaining to Parsi / Zoroastrian religion I faith, and who have not been felicitated earlier by ZOSTA.

m) Teachers I Principals who in the year 2008, are recipients of any state / national award in the field of teaching.

JIMI N. KATHAWALLA MEMORIAL AWARDS

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM PARSI / IRANI ZOROASTRIAN

a) Students who have appeared in HSC (Science) examinations held in the year 2008 and have secured admission (only on merits) in the First Year MBBS in any of the following medical colleges:

· AIIMS, Delhi

· Christian Medical College, Vellore

· AFMC, Pune

· JIPMER, Puducherry

· Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi

· Grant Medical College, Mumbai

· Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

· Madras Medical College, Chennai

· Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai

· Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi

b) Students who have appeared in HSC (Science) examinations held in the year 2008 and have secured admission (only on merits) in the First Year Engineering (degree course) in any of the following colleges:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (liT) Delhi I Kanpur I Mumbai I Kharagpur I Chennai I Roorkee I Guwahati.
  • College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
  • Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

A cash Award of Rs.1,00,000/, (Rupees one lac only) will be given to every eligible applicant in the above two categories.

Note: i) The above colleges are rated as India’s ten best colleges for the year 2008 in the field of Medicine and Engineering as per the survey conducted by India Today and published in its issue dated, June 2,2008.

ii) Students applying for both the above categories should have cleared the HSC examination in first attempt only.

iii) All eligible awardees (students) should submit their Bio-data, photostat copies of mark­sheets, proof of admission to medical / engineering college as aforestated duly attested by the Principal in triplicate, along with the application.

Note: The recipients of the awards I prizes shall remain present at the venue latest by 5.30 p.m. and have their names registered. Any recipient who fails to remain present at the said function will be able to collect his / her award /prize only in the function that will be held in the following year on presentation of a Photostat copy of the Application alongwith its Annexures submitted earlier to ZOSTA.

All APPLICATIONS must be submitted in duplicate, preferably by hand delivery, latest by 20thOctober 2008 to :

Mrs. Silloo Commissariat, ZOSTA Vice-Chairperson,

C/o. Bai R.F.D. Pan day Girls’ High School

14-B, Gilder Lane,

Mumbai – 400 008

Telephone Number – 23075591

PUBLIC NOTICE – From Bombay Parsi Punchayet


PUBLIC NOTICE.From Bombay Parsi Punchayet.Part I

Wednesday, 20 August, 2008 12:38 PM

PUBLIC NOTICE

BOMBAY PARSI PUNCHAYET ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR TRUSTEES’ ELECTION FOR SEVEN CANDIDATES UNDER THE UNIVERSAL ADULT FRANCHISE SCHEME.

Pursuant to the Hon’ble Bombay High Court’s Order dated  30-04-2008 elections for all the seven trustees will be held as per the below-mentioned Election Schedule.

As per Clause No.14 of the Scheme for Election,any person who shall at the time of Election be a member of the Parsi Community,of not less than 30 years of age(this restriction of age does not apply to any Candidate who has attained the age of 25 years and whom a majority of not less than 2/3rds of the members of the Anjuman Committee desire to be so exempted,by a written requisition to the Trustees) and who shall have been Proposed and Seconded by members of the Anjuman Committee i.e General member or Donor Members,are eligible to stand as Candidates.

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