Parsi Heritage BJPCI School’s Former Grandeur Restored

The 132-year-old Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Parsee Charitable Institution (BJPCI), a historical landmark and one of the city’s last remaining structures built in the Gothic architectural style, has been restored to its former grandeur under the guidance of conservation architect Vikas Dilawari. The restoration was supported by Virtusa Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Virtusa Corporation – an […]

Doongerwadi’s Large Pavilion Renovated By Pardiwala Family

The conservation and restoration of the sacred Doongerwadi’s large pavilion – the Jamshetji Rustumjee Sethna Mandap (constructed in 1938), was undertaken by siblings Cyrus, Dinshaw and Rashneh Pardiwala, in honour of their parents – Roda and Noshir Pardiwala. The refurbished pavilion was inaugurated on 16th November, 2023, with an auspicious Jashan ceremony followed by BPP […]

Diana Edulji Becomes First Indian Woman To Be Inducted Into ICC Hall Of Fame

Pioneering figure of Women’s Cricket in India, Diana Edulji created history by becoming the first Indian woman to be inducted into the prestigious ICC (International Cricket Council) Hall of Fame. Following a voting process conducted among existing Hall of Famers, media representatives and senior executives from FICA and the ICC, Diana Edulji was among the […]