Kainat Imtiaz & the Pakistani Women’s Cricket Team wins Gold Medal at 2014 Asian Games

Kainat Imtiaz & the Pakistani Women’s Cricket Team wins Gold Medal at 2014 Asian Games

The Pakistani women’s cricket team successfully defended their title and defeated team Bangladesh at the Incheon Asian Games cricket final match on September 25, 2014, claiming the first gold medal for Pakistan. Pakistan was expected to reign as the victor of the tournament, since they were the gold medal winners at the 16th Asian Games…

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Alnashir Khamisa Ravjiani running for the Vice President for the Professional Institute of Public Service of Canada

Alnashir Ravjiani is running for a position in a professional union whose members consists of engineers, scientists, accountants, nurses, radiation therapists, lawyers etc. It is the largest professional union in Canada and has a membership of 55,000. Alnashir is looking for members of PIPSC from the community to vote. The ballots will be out soon.…

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Support & Vote for the Inspiring Leadership of Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi to win the World Mayor 2014 Award

The organisers of the World Mayor Project are looking for city leaders who excel in qualities like: Honesty, leadership and vision, management abilities and integrity, social and economic awareness, ability to provide security and to protect the environment as well as the will and ability to foster good relations between communities from different cultural, racial…

Naheed Nenshi on the surprising things that make Calgary work | Toronto Star

The World Mayor Prize | New testimonials posted for World Mayor nominee Naheed Nenshi, Calgary, Canada

With less than three days before the chance to vote closes, Ismailimail is proud to present a selection of comments received to date about World Mayor nominee Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, Canada, published by the London based The City Mayors Foundation which awards The World Mayor Prize.  The winner and runners-up of World Mayor 2014 will be…

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Jubilation – Salgirah Mubarak | Karimabad: Salgirah of the Aga Khan’s first arrival in Hunza celebrated by the Ismaili Muslims

Ismailimail wishes the jamats of Northern Pakistan and the rest of the world Salgirah Mubarak as we share Pamir Times’ account of the annual festivities of Salgirah commemorating the anniversary of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s first Visit to Northern Areas of Pakistan. Ismaili Muslims celebrated the anniversary of their spiritual leader, His Highness the Aga Khan’s first arrival in Hunza Valley. The occasion…

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Jubilation – Salgirah Mubarak | Gojal: 23rd October (Mawlana Hazar Imam’s first visit to the Northern Areas) celebrated with traditional zeal and zest

Ismailimail is excited to share Pamir Times’ account of the annual festivities of Salgirah commemorating the anniversary of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s first visit to Northern Areas of Pakistan. The Ismaili community in the Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral region considers the arrival of their present Imam, the Aga Khan IV, in the 1960s, as a landmark event which paved ways for progress and…

Ishrath Velshi declares her candidacy for the Councillor in the City of Toronto

Support & Vote for Inspiring Leadership | Ishrath Velshi for Councillor – Ward 26, Don Valley West

Today, Ismailimail highlights Ishrath Velshi running for Councillor, supplementing the four inspiring leaders from last week, seeking support from our readers to vote for these inspiring people and organization as they continue in their quest for excellence and making a difference. Building on the Ismailimail exclusive series on Support & Vote for Inspiring Leadership, we introduce Ishrath Velshi,…

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Forbes College Appoints Alykhan Jinnah as Director of Social Media

Alykhan Jinnah is an experienced consultant and entrepreneur with a significant track record for driving aggressive growth and profit. He helps businesses at all stages of the ventures life cycle including, conceptualization, design, development, market penetration and expansion. Alykhan joined the FORBES College management team to head social media design, implementation and instruction of all…

MHI with Mir of Jupis, Ghizer

Jubilation – Salgirah Mubarak | Jamats of Northern Areas of Pakistan celebrate Hazir Imam’s first visit

This week marks a crucial epoch in the history of Ismailis dwelling in the foothills of some of the world’s highest mountain ranges – Karakoram, Himalayas and Hindukush. People of the Northern Areas of Pakistan are celebrating the 54th anniversary of Hazir Imam’s first visit to this part of the world with praise and thanksgiving for all…

NXT City Prize: Adil Dhalla creates happiness

NXT City Prize: Adil Dhalla creates happiness

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity. ADIL DHALLA, Centre for Social Innovation’s director of culture What public space improvements have you contributed to that you’re proud of? I’m most proud about Project Ukulele Gangsterism (PUG), which was inspired by the…

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The Star’s 2nd endorsement for Ishrath Velshi

Ward 26, Don Valley West: Two especially worthy challengers are striving to unseat John Parker, a notably ineffective incumbent. Former police officer, entrepreneur and community volunteer Jon Burnside would be a sound choice. But we favour Ishrath Velshi , an exceedingly well-spoken candidate with a strong social conscience and years of behind-the-scenes experience at city…

Fayiaz Chunara presents at Making Culture Matter Symposium, Toronto

Fayiaz Chunara presents at Making Culture Matter Symposium, Toronto

Fayiaz Chunara – Head, Communications & Marketing, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) Fayiaz Chunara is a resourceful and results-producing Communications Strategist with over 13 years of multiple award-winning experiences in the arts industry including museums and galleries. He combines an in-depth understanding of the arts and cultural sector with a track record of success…

Sabrina and Afzal

Commendation | Grand Challenges Canada: Sabrina Natasha Premji & Afzal Habib’s Kidogo Early Years first award recipient

It is often said that if you want to gauge the success of any community, look at its youth and what they are doing … Well, the future certainly looks bright for the Ismaili Community’s youth, as we share the exciting news of Sabrina Premji and Afzal Habib for winning $270,000 grant from Grand Challenges Canada. Ismailimail…

Sultan Khetani – 2014 Bright Futures Prize

Support & Vote for Inspiring Leadership | India’s Sultan Khetani, member of Harvard Medical School team – 2014 Bright Futures Prize

Ismailimail highlights the fourth and final 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. Imagine how “detecting HIV on a piece of paper” using a hand held device for less than $2 in 30 minutes,…

With His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan

Support & Vote for Inspiring Leadership | Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi – World Mayor 2014

Ismailimail highlights the third 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. Canada’s only candidate, Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been short-listed for global recognition by the City Mayors Foundation. The London based philanthropic organization, released…

Nadir Mohamed appointed distinguished CEO in residence of Ryerson University

Nadir Mohamed appointed distinguished CEO in residence of Ryerson University

“Nadir Mohamed brings to the Ryerson community a wealth of current knowledge and valuable insights from his long and illustrious career in the communications and media business. He will be a terrific resource for our students and faculty members, and his appointment will greatly enhance learning and teaching at Ryerson,” — Mohamed Lachemi, provost and…

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…