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An agreement has been signed between the B. D. Petit Parsee General Hospital (BDPPGH) and Pervin and Jal Shroff of Hong Kong regarding setting up of a 200 bed multi-disciplinary state of the art cosmopolitan Hospital. The Shroffs have agreed to donate a sum of Rs 135 crores towards the cost of setting up the Hospital which will be located on the BDPPGH grounds (see press note in "News You Can Use" below) . Six Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP)t trustees are now reportedly in favor of the redevelopment scheme of the Parsi Lying-In Hospital (PLIH) following a meeting between the BPP trustees and the PLIH managing committee members. Consent terms are to be filed in the Bombay High Court. Over 120 flats belonging to the BPP are reportedly lying vacant and unallocated due to the "status quo" order by the Charity Commissioner on all BPP properties. The year old status quo order continues till the next date of hearing of the appeal by four BPP trustees to suspend/oust BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta. With BPP elections looming this September possibility of vacating case by complainants reportedly exists The next date for the Goolrookh Gupta vs Valsad Parsi Anjuman case before the Supreme Court of India is set for April 28, 2015.
 
 

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Preparing community directories is a long, arduous and often thankless task. Many residents don’t cooperate despite receiving several reminders. So the final product is always a major achievement, a symbol of the local leadership’s ability to persevere in collecting, collating and publishing data in a coherent, presentable and meaningful form. In 1996, 1998 and 2001 the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA) published directories listing the community members in the western continent. It was an ambitious and massive project but one the...


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  • Office bearers and members present at jashan
  • Club entrance on a reopening day April 10, 2015 following the fire
  • Ripon Club hall
  • Mural on wall at Esplanade House
  • Esplanade House staircase
 

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    MAN AND MEDICINE - A History
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    THE FORGOTTEN ART OF HEALING AND OTHER ESSAYS
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    TREES OF DADAR PARSI COLONY
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    ZOROASTRIANISM AND PARSIS - A RE-LOOK
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    GREAT LEADERS GREAT VISION 6000 BC - 2013 AD
    Author:Behram T Dastur
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    A GREAT DISCOVERY CHILDREN AS DESIRED BOY or GIRL
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