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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS: The next date for the so-called "renegade" priests case to be considered for admission before the Supreme Court is April 22. The BPP trustees on April 15 turned down a proposal to settle the case. BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta was in favor of settling the dispute but five of his co-trustees differed. BPP trustee Muncherji Cama did not vote as he says he is not a party to the suit. By a vote of five to one the trustees of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) have accepted a proposal to develop the Parsi-Lying-In Hospital. The BPP and the Hospital's managing committee have agreed to withdraw cases filed against each other. BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta opposed the settlement while BPP trustee Muncherji Cama abstained from voting.

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07-Apr-2014

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Tihar Jail is formidable. Like most of Delhi, it is a sprawling complex comprising nine jails with over 11,500 inmates. But it is not depressing. Irish writer Oscar Wilde in his epic poem detailing life in prison, "The Ballad of Reading Gaol” describes jail as "a cave of black despair.” But the color of the structures one saw at Tihar were brighter, cream colored, including the mulaqat jangla where one converses with "high risk” inmates through sealed windows by means of microphones and headpho...

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Prayers in remembrance of the dead often continue long after an individual has deceased. Sometimes substantial endowments are made in wills instructing the executors to continue with the prayers ad infinitum. In some cases muktad prayers continue for
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Should trustees of religious and charitable trusts such as baugs, agiaries, education and medical trusts be appointed for a fixed period or for life?
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