Monthly Archives: February 2009

Tasty Ladyfingers


500 g. ladyfingers
3 medium onions roughly chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
1 tsp. dhanajeeru powder
1 tsp. Kashmiri chilli powder
2 tsp cooking oil
and salt to taste.

First wash the ladyfingers, cut into pieces (1/2” – 3/4 ”) then put into the vessel together with the chopped onion and tomato, salt, cover with lid and let it simmer ON LOW FLAME for 15 to 20 minutes to GET SOFT & it also SHRINKS in volume. Then put in the chilli powder and sauté (vaghaar) a bit. Also put one tsp of limbu juice (by squeezing out fresh limbu) and one tsp of sugar to give it the khatto mittho flavour.

Then cover with a deep lid in which you fill some water (bahaarthi lid/dhakkan par paani bharvaanu),  and keep checking and stirring till cooked.
Hope you like the end result. ENJOY.

Rusi Mistry

Believe me, this recipe really gives lipsmacking bhindis, I know it because I have tasted it at my dear Kakiji’s house, after which she emailed me her recipe.
Rusi Mistry

Patuck Scholarships


STRI ZARTHOSTI MANDAL, Sir Ratan Tata Institute, 35, N. S. Patkar Marg, Mumbai

Scholarships will be given to Zoroastrian women to pursue non-academic, job-oriented professional Courses such as :

1.   Teaching / Nursing / Tailoring and Fashion designing. / Catering and Hotel Management / Hair dressing and Beauty Culture / Computer Science / Secretarial Course / Travel & Tourism / Commercial Art / Technical Drawing/ Gems & Jewellery Designing / Fitness ‘Training & Physical Fitness Courses for Gym. Instructors / Bio-technology & Bio-engineering Courses / Laboratory Technicians Courses in Medical Centers.

These Courses should be done after Std. XII and some specialized courses after graduation.

2.   QUALIFICATION: S.S.C. / Graduate.

3.   Out-station students who apply, must send along with their application forms, a recommendation from the Head of their Local Anjuman and a list of help received from other sources.

4.  Submission for request for application form should be in applicant’s own handwriting supported by a complete, bio-data, at the above address on Tuesdays and Fridays between 2.15 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

5.   Granting of Scholarships is entirely at the discretion of the Committee.

6.lncomplete Application Forms will not be entertained .

Bakhtawar 5. Tarapore

Hon. Secretary

School & College Admissions to BJPC



Founded by the benevolent philanthropist Sir Byramjee Jeejeebhoy, way back in 1891, this educational Institution boasts of a rich heritage. The magnificent portal houses over 1000 enthusiastic young minds, ably moulded by a team of dedicated and well qualified teachers.

A good Institution progresses with time, and best adapts to changes. Our progress has been manifold and consistent. We have over the years added many milestones and today we are a co educational, cosmopolitan, multi-faceted Institution having a Junior and Senior College.

The Institution- aims at the all-round development of the child. Thus, apart from academic excellence, emphasis is given to various activities that nurture the individual talents and hone the skills of each child. Language development is achieved through competitions like Essay Writing, Elocution and Debating while aesthetic inclinations are built on, through exhibitions mid competitions related to Art and Craft. Young students are trained for Social Service too. Additionally, classes in Music, Dance, Judo, Skills for Computer Literacy, Religious studies and the like are also a part of the curriculum. In addition to all this. there are several active Clubs functioning in the School, including Creative Writer’s Club, Interact Club, Nature Club, Science Club etc. Computer savvy teachers make learning fun for the students as they are exposed to well-prepared technology based lessons right from the Pre-Primary section to the Junior College.

We have proved our mettle by winning many coveted prizes at the ward and district level,  especially in Band Competitions and Science Project Exhibitions.

Admissions are open in all classes for Parsee / Irani students. The Trustees- invite PARS I / IRANI students to avail of this opportunity. Scholarship by way of concession in fees and remission offull fees will begiven to the needy and deserving students.

Pre-Admission Forms available at the School office from 9.00a.m to 1.00p.m on all working days.

Junior Research Fellowships

Dr. Homi Bhabha


You Have A Desire To Innovate, We Have An Opportunity To Stimulate! Come ….. Join Hands!

We provide the means to realize your dreams towards seeking an excellent scientific pursuit

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam is a premier Research Institute dedicated to the development of robust fast reactor technology based on intense multi-disciplinary research. IGCAR is empowering young, talented and motivated students to contribute to path-breaking discoveries in areas of engineering/scientific research and cutting-edge technologies by offering Junior Research Fellowships.

Applications are invited from interested students for the award of Junior Research Fellowships of the Department of Atomic Energy tenable at the Centre. The selected candidates will be eligible to register for Ph.D. in Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI, a deemed to be university of Department of Atomic Energy). IGCAR offers a unique opportunity to carry out research for their Ph.D. under the guidance of internationally renowned scientists. IGCAR possesses ambience of an academic institute coupled with advanced R & D infrastructure in a mission mode. It provides the best infrastructure, motivation and personality development prospects for talented students dreaming of unparalleled success in their professional endeavors. Endowed with scenic beauty and serene surroundings, Kalpakkam offers the right ambience for the pursuit of academic research.

Candidates are advised to visit our website: for information on:

Last Date for Receipt of Applications : 31 March 2009
Written Test : 1st Week of June 2009
Interview : 1st Week of July 2009
Likely Date of Joining : 3rd Week of July 2009