Scout participants Rayaan Dadiburjor and Rayan Deventri of Sethna Scouting Society and 6 IST participants Jehangir Foroogh of 32 West Bombay and Vistasp Pochara, Hoshedar Pochara, Khushroo Pastakia, Baeshaz Pastakia and Sohrab Sethna from Sethna Scouting Society, represented India at the 24th World Scout Jamboree, which was in West Virginia, USA, last month. The Jamboree […]
Jiyo Parsi Celebrates 200+ Parsi Babies!
The Jiyo Parsi scheme, launched in December 2013, has successfully added 207 babies (as of 19th September 2019). Consistent efforts by Team Jiyo Parsi have paid off, with financial reimbursement for fertility treatments, financial assistance for childcare and elderly support, advocacy through workshops, events and advertisement campaigns, all culminating into awareness within the community and […]
16th East Bombay Scout Group Hits Century!
The 16th East Bombay Scout Group, under the arch of the Young Zoroastrian Society (YZS) entered its 100th year on 1st August, 2019, alongside sister group, the 71st East Bombay Guide Company (also under YZS) which completed 25 years on 1st August, 2018, and was also celebrated with much pomp. The 16th and 71st Scout […]
Stay On Acquisition And Eviction Attempted By Collector Of Parsi Lying-In Hospital Land
The Parsi Lying-in Hospital is situated on Leasehold land granted by the Collector. The Government of Maharashtra, vide their policy dated 12th December, 2012, and subsequent revision thereof, vide policy dated 5th May, 2018, sought regularisation of Leases in respect of the Lands, whose lease period has ceased. The Office of the Collector have arbitrarily […]
All 7 Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) Trustees Come Together To Unanimously Agree On Appointing A 16-Member Consultative Committee
Mumbai, August 30, 2019: In an innovative move aimed at bringing the Parsi Community together and tackling its challenges, the Trustees of Bombay Parsi Punchayet have unanimously decided to constitute a 16-member Consultative Committee comprising of prominent Parsis from different walks of life with specialist skill sets. The objective of forming such a Consultative Committee […]
It’s been an eventful year, full of ups and downs – for all of us. Our Community’s prime concern went unaddressed, leaving us disappointed, as the non-responsive Government machinery failed to accede to the extremely reasonable request of a minority community known for its unparalleled contributions to the city and the nation. As a Trustee […]
32nd WB Pioneer Scouts Go Hiking!
The 32nd West Bombay Pioneer Scouts organised an overnight hike to Karjat and Palajdhaari Dam on 18th August, 2018. Led by Jehangir Foroogh and Percy Sutaria, fourteen scouts, five cubs and three rovers executed various scout activities, whilst enjoying nature at its best.
LCB Felicitates Educators On Teacher’s Day
LCB (Lions Club of Bombay) Host, celebrated Teachers Day by felicitating teachers from various NGOs, school and colleges, at a grand ceremony held on 5th September, 2018. Various teachers received recognitions included former Principal of Alexandra Girls English Institution, Freny Mehta; Principal of Bai Bengali Girls High School, Kashmira Balsar; and others. Addressing the gathering, […]
BPA Organises Pilgrimage
Bandra Parsee Association (BPA) organized a pilgrimage to the four Atash Behram’s in Mumbai for its members on 26th November, 2017. With a special bus arranged for the occasion, the members left for their first destination to Banaji Atash Behram – Charni Road at 8:00 am. After spending good time offering prayers, the next destination was Dadysett […]
AI’s London Head Maneck Dalal Passes Away
Maneck Ardheshir Dalal, OBE and Regional Director, Air India (AI), UK for several years, who was handpicked by JRD Tata himself to initiate operations in London for AI, passed away in London on 6th March, 2017, at the age of 98. Born in Bombay, he was known to many as a thorough gentleman with great achievements. […]
Know Your Bombay! – 19th November 2016
Arthur Road (From Jacob Circle where the Jail stands and Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba): Both are named after Sir George Arthur Bart. Governor of Bombay, 1842-1846. He was successively Lt. Governor of British Honduras and Lt. Governor of Upper Canada before coming to Bombay. He was also the Lieutenant General and Colonel of the 50th […]