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Parsi Cyclists to celebrate centenary in unique way

One of the glamorous teams of Mumbai’s maidan cricket, Parsi Cyclists plan to celebrate their centenary in unique way on October 10.

Parsi Cyclist

There will be a ‘jashan’ a prayer early in the morning at their tent at Azad maidan followed by breakfast, then a 10-over match between the past and present teams and lunch. In the evening the members of different eras will get together at Wodehouse Gymkhana.

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Sponsorship Appeal from Kerman – Cyclist

Kerman P. Framna
303 Mihir Apts, Wing 1,
Sholapur Road,
Bhairoba Nalla,
Pune – 411013

Cell No.9096083658

E Mail:,

 Date:20th.August 2009

 The Managing Director

 Dear Sir,

 I am a professional cyclist for the last 20 years. I am selected to represent India  at the SYDNEY 2009 WORLD MASTERS GAMES in cycling category to be held in Sydney Australia from 10th Oct to 18th Oct 2009.

 I write to your kind selves with the sincere & humble request of seeking sponsorship to cover all my expenses (fees, airfares,accomodaton, etc.) from your esteemed organisation, which will go a long way in helping me earn laurels for our Country.

 I have been a competitive cyclist since 1984 and have a proven track record.

 I have participated & won in the following competitive cycling races as below.

  •  Represented India in the world tour of Egypt cycle championship.
  • 4 times National champion.1984, 1986,1987,1991
  • 8 times Maharashtra state cycling champion.1984 to 1991
  • Recipient of SHIV CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI AWARD, awarded in the year 1986-87
  • 2 times winner of all India Bombay-Pune cycle races.
  • Current record holder of “THE KING OF THE GHATS” of 19minutes-50 seconds.
  • Awarded various certificates for national cycling from 1984-1991.

I request your kind selves for sponsorship whereby the Games Center located at Sydney Olympic Park will be open from 7 October 2009.  I attach further the entrance form which I have submitted.

Kerman_Sydney 2009 World Masters Games Confirmation Letter for KERMAN 

Kerman Framna_250609

 Recently I have bought a professional racing cycle worth Rs.2 Lac.from my own money.

 I would be grateful if sponsorship will be granted for the total amount of expenses incurred for the event.

 I shall be most grateful for your support & will highly motivate me earn Laurels for India. I am willing to furnish any other details or previous certificates you wish to confirm & verify authenticity.

 Yours truly,

 Kerman Framna

Sports – Sponsorship request


An appeal for SPONSORSHIP by any companies, association, etc.


My daughter is playing National level in Table Tennis and also very good at studies so I am requesting if you know somebody who can sponser her as her expenses is almost 1 Lac pa and I am a salaried person and my wife is housewife and cant afford such a huge expense as she has to play 20 matches in a year.

I am enclosing the Bio Data and the approximate expense for your reference.

Mahzarin_biodata          Mahzarin_cost

 Hope to receive a positive reply. 


Vispi Pardiwala


Maruti Suzuki – Autocar Young Driver 2009




I would like to share these links with you from the Autocar Young Driver 2009 contest. 

Click on the links below to go to the page:

http://www.wheelsun ViewNews. aspx?newsid= 2787
http://www.marutisu Zubin-Antalia- is-Maruti- Suzuki-Autocar. aspx

http://www.thehindu .com/holnus/ 001200903080382. htm



Courtesy : Zubin /  Pervin Antalia

Former India Captain Nari Contractor at Zartoshty Brothers Hall, Zoroastrian Centr

Former India Captain Nari Contractor at Zartoshty Brothers Hall, Zoroastrian Centre
Sunday 5 April at 1.00 pm over Lunch
We are delighted to announce that one of Indian cricket’s greatest personalities, former captain Nari Contractor will be with us at the Zoroastrian Centre on Sunday 5 April at 1.00 pm. Nari is on his way back to Mumbai from the West Indies.
The programme will include a felicitation of Nari Contractor by the ZTFE followed by a brief speech by the Guest of Honour. Nari will also take questions from the floor and talk of his encounters with ball and bat with the greats of the West Indies, Aussies, MCC and Pakistan.
It will be an event to savour and remember. We are also trying to get our friend and Nari’s colleague Faroukh Engineer as well as the famous commentator of those days, Dickie Rutnagur to be with us on this occasion.
A contributory lunch charge of £6 will be levied per head. Please respond to this email asap to facilitate catering.
We are grateful to Behram and Zarine Contractor for facilitating this event which we have been looking forward to for many years.
Paurushasp B Jila
Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe

Sports Night and Social Evenings



This is your final call to email me your names if you are coming for the Sports Night, this Saturday.

 We have arranged for a fabulous entertainment. Kindly check out the website by clicking on the link below.

Please remember to forward this email to all your friends and relatives.


The information about monthly sports nights in Toronto has been forwarded by Behram Pastakia.




Zoroastrian Sports Nights in Toronto

Zoroastrian Sports Nights in Toronto

Sports Night in September 2008
Mobed Kerman Katrak the organizer of the “Sports Nights” told WZNN that the program is a series of monthly gatherings aimed at bringing the Zoroastrian community, especially the youth, together and providing them with the opportunity to socialize and make new friends. It was started off over three years ago by the sports sub-committee of the Zoroastrian Society of Ontario. Since its beginning, the program has been successful in attracting Zoroastrians of all ages who come from all corners of the city and also from USA.

Sports Nights in October, November and December:

Nature Hike — Fall Colours

Invitation for Nature Hike on Sun 10/19 with Zoroastrians in New Jersey

Invitation from ZAPANJ Board of Trustees

What: Nature Hike — Fall Colours

Where: Warwick County Park – trail map attached, different excursions available, ranging for children to adults. There are easy family hikes just as much as there are hunting adventures with shooting authority.


Meet at the covered pavilion ( pavilion # 2 ) by the sand volleyball court.

When: Sunday 19th October 2008 @ 10: 30 am


Courtesy : Behram Pastakia

Tehran, Janbakhtegan Games Concluded, Photos

Courtesy: “O’Shihan Cultural Organization” O’Shihan Cultural Organization znamoderator

Mon Aug 4, 2008 10:51 pm (PDT)

Close to 600 Zoroastrians from different cities of Iran participated in
5-day Janbakhtegan Games in Tehran. It was organized and managed by Zoroastrian Students
Center (ZSC). In closing ceremony, guest speakers were; Dr. Esfandiar Ekhtiari
(Zoroastrian MP in Iran), Allahyar Daneshmand (chair of Tehran
Zoroastrian Anjoman) and Dr. Mobed Ardeshir Khorshidian (chair of Tehran
Mobeds Anjoman).

O’Shihan is willing to select the best photogarpher of this games by
10th August 2007. If you are interested, please send your photo(s) by email to

Thanks to photographers and Zoroastrian sites in Iran (Amordad, Berasad and Hamazoor) who reported and displayed
the photos promptly .

See the slides of the selected photos from different sites with music

See the results (Persian):

Closing Ceremony Photos (Amordad):

Closing Ceremony Photos (Berasad):

Winners (with Photos) from\

Distinguished Players:\

See the selected photos:

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