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Manekji Limji Hataria

Tomorrow 15th February is the baj of Manekji Limji Hataria, the Parsi missionary to Iran. A jashan will be performed at Wadiaji Atash Behram 1st floor hall in the morning at 10 a.m. Below is an article penned by our dear friend and esteeem Parsi historian Marzban J. Giara. MANEKJI LIMJI HATARIA (1813-1890) He was sent as a Parsi missionary to Iran by the Persian Zoroastrian Amelioration Society of Bombay in 1854 to better the condition of the Iranian Zoroastrians. This great and brave man ...
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A tribute on his 110th birth anniversary by Marzban Jamshedji Giara He was born on 30th October 1909 at Bombay in a Parsi family. He studied at Elphinstone College,, Bombay and at Cambridge University, U.K. He had the Isaac Newton Studentship. He studied in Copnhagen, Zurich and Rome. He lectured at Cambridge for four years as a mathematical physicist. He obtained a doctorate in1933 for his research paper on “The Absorption of Cosmic Radiation.” In 1939 he became a Reader at the Indian Institute...
Tags: Science, Life, India, Rome, United Nations, Cambridge, Geneva, Cambridge University, Bangalore, Kerala, Bombay, International Atomic Energy Agency, Indira Gandhi, Padma Bhushan, Royal Society London, Atomic Energy Commission