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Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India Pakistan and The World

In the 02/26/2020 edition:
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University of Toronto FEZANA Professorship Proposal


Dear friends, For several years, our own Ervad Jehan Bagli and the FEZANA team has worked hard to establish an academic program for advanced studies and research in the Zoroastrian religion, and ancient Iranian languages of our texts in order to perpetuate them and keep from becoming extinct. This will offer students an opportunity to […]

 

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Peshawar’s Zoroastrian cemetery vulnerable to land grab


THE boundary walls of the historic Parsi graveyard located in Peshawar Cantonment are under threat of encroachment as it has become a safe haven for drug addicts and junkyard for the people residing around it. Article by Sher Alam Shinwari | Dawn A local resident claiming anonymity told this scribe that some individuals, apparently the […]

 

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Rustomji Cowasji Banaji: A friend of Dwarkanath Tagore, this Parsi Babu loved Calcutta


Rustomji Cowasji Banaji, who brought his family by sea in 1838, played a major role in the making of the modern city Article By Prochy N. Mehta | The Telegraph This is the story of “intrepid men who had left settled homes in the west to journey to Calcutta to start a new life” two […]

 

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Pallan Ichaporia: Obituary


FEZANA is saddened to announce that scholar and author Pallan Rustomji Ichaporia passed away on February 22, 2020 at a nursing home in Oklahoma City. Husband of late Hutoxi Ichaporia, he is survived by his children Burjor Ichaporia, Farida Ichaporia and Mani Hagood of Oklahoma City, Aban Boman of Phoenix, AZ and Rashna Ichaporia of […]

 

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