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Event – October 24 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Advancing Global Developmental Science – The Role of a Majority World Research Institute

Aga Khan University, Office of the Provost, cordially invites you to Advancing Global Developmental Science – The Role of a Majority World Research Institute, a presentation by Dr Kofi Marfo, Founding Director, Institute for Human Development. EVENT: Advancing Global Developmental Science – The Role of a Majority World Research Institute DATE: Friday, October 24th, 2014 TIME: October 24: 4:00 p.m. –…

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Support & Vote for Inspiring Leadership | Northern Pakistan’s emerging photographer Imran Hunzai – Visit My Country Contest

Ismailimail highlights the first of 4 posts today, seeking support from our readers to vote for some inspiring people and organization as they continue in their quest for excellence and making a difference. Presenting Imran Hunzai: Imran Hunzai competes in a photography competition with the submission of this photograph to “Visit My Country Contest” by YouPic.com. Voting…

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Aga Khan University | ​iERG proposes a radical new vision to advance woman and child health

Pakistan is among the five countries with the highest numbers of maternal deaths In its 2014 Annual Report, Every Woman, Every Child: A Post-2015 Vision​, the UN’s independent Expert Review Group (iERG) on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health has proposed radical new arrangements for advancing health of women and children in an…

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Aga Khan University Examination Board | Results test candidate’s preparedness for academic rigour and vocational inclinations

This year the September exam session was held in eight cities across Pakistan, testing candidates from 74 affiliated schools. “We offer a number of additional subjects over and above the compulsory and elective subjects at the SSC and HSSC levels,” said AKUEB Director of Operations Karima Kara. “This is to ensure that our candidates can…

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Aga Khan University: Many Ways to Give

Here are many ways to give to the University Hospital. AKU’s passionate supporters come from across the continents. No matter the size, gifts from students, their parents, alumni, faculty and staff will join with the contributions of thousands of other AKU friends to shape University today and into the future.​ Support AKU from where you live.​​​…

Suleman Makhani: Exchange Student from Pakistan, adjusts to life in Montana, USA

Suleman Makhani: Exchange Student from Pakistan, adjusts to life in Montana, USA

Fifteen-year-old Suleman Makhani has experienced lots of firsts since he left his home and family 7,543 miles away in Pakistan. Boarding his first international flight in September, Makhani traveled from Karachi to Dubai and then on to Washington, D.C., Denver and Billings, becoming the first person in his family to visit the United States. After…

Join Alamgir Hayat in fundraising for KADO - Karakoram Area Development Organization

Join Alamgir Hayat in fundraising for KADO – Karakoram Area Development Organization

Alamgir Hayat is an Ismaili Muslim student from northern areas of Pakistan and currently lives in U.A.E. He has launched a fundraising campaign: Enhancing lives of People with Special needs This summer, Alamgir went to Pakistan and visited a rehabilitation facility started by KADO (http://www.kadohunza.org/), where the people with special needs are trained to make…

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Aga Khan University Capacity Building | Chitral News: Another Chitrali earns PhD degree

Chitral — Another talented Chitrali, Tajuddin successfully defended his PhD thesis in a public defense attended by the national and international examiners, supervisory committee, professors and students at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED). The topic of his PhD Thesis was ‘Manifestation of global education in national curriculum – A case study of…

Sarim Charania: Runners-up in 2nd South Asian Roll Ball Championship

Sarim Charania represented Pakistan for a Runners-up Trophy in South Asian Roll Ball Championship

A total of 7 teams participated in the 2nd South Asian Roll Ball Championship that included Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives. Sarim Charania represented Pakistan with number 10 jersey in the team. Pakistan drew up in the Pool A of the tournament alongside Bangladesh and Bhutan. They played their first match…

Ismaili District Boy Scout Association Gilgit, Pakistan's Regional Awareness Hike

Ismaili District Boy Scout Association Gilgit, Pakistan’s Regional Awareness Hike

September 2014 – Ismaili District Boy Scout Association Gilgit, Pakistan organized Regional Awareness Hike to Promote Peace and Harmony among the Diversified Communities and Deforestation and its impact on Environment 2014.at Nalter Gilgit-Baltistan. The objectives of the hike was to: To educate people about the importance of forest. Encourage youth to be active members of…

RockStar Natasha Baig

RockStar Natasha Baig

Natasha Baig is an Ismaili Muslim artist, who was born in Hunza (Northern Pakistan) and ultimately became a national voice in 2013. Natasha was selected as one of the 6 best voices of Pakistan for Cornetto Music Icons, a reality show, aired on various channels consecutively for months, giving Natasha the perfect break! Trained and…

Six Pakistani artists to attend opening of North America’s first Islamic art museum – The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune | Six Pakistani artists to attend opening of North America’s first Islamic art museum

TORONTO: Six Pakistani artists who specialize in miniature art, music and performing arts will be present at the opening of the first Islamic art museum and cultural center in North America, which will open in Toronto next week. Bankrolled by Prince Karim Aga Khan, the facility will feature more than 1,000 artifacts – including rare scriptures…

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Silk Route Festival promises to revive tourism in Northern Pakistan – 39 countries invited to participate

The Gilgit Baltistan (GB) government has invited 39 countries to participate in the Silk Route Festival starting in September in the region. So far 16 countries have confirmed their participation in the five-day event to start from September 10 The five-day event will start from September 10—an inaugural ceremony has been scheduled for Islamabad where foreign…

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Enlightened Leadership in Times of Globalization

Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, Karachi: A five-day continuing professional education program facilitated by Dr. Jan-e-Alam Khaki​​, Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development | 22 – 26, 2014 Who should attend? Executives or heads of organizations, NGOs, departments, schools and universities; principals, head teachers, coordinators and organizational or community leaders. discuss ideas…