Burnaby British Columbia: Deer Lake Gallery Presents Photographs and Paintings by Hakam Bhaloo

Deer Lake Gallery Presents “VIEWS AROUND THE WORLD” Photographs & Paintings by Hakam Bhaloo & Lucille Loose Nov. 17 – Dec. 9, 2007 Burnaby artists Lucille Loose and Hakam Bhaloo present their watercolour paintings and photographs (respectively) of views from around the world. Both have traveled extensively in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the West…

Points of Light Foundation: ZAIN GILLANI

His summer volunteer project is the highlight of his year. This is his second year participating as a counselor for a camp for children of immigrant parents. This camp is aimed at providing a sense of direction and helping the children be self confident through play and role models. Camp Mosaic requires all counselors, returning…

Nabihah Kara: Duke Student Remarks at Global Health Conference

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjGJPn70s1k Please click the link to watch a young Ismaili Muslim lady, Nabihah Kara, give a moving speech at Duke University about her experiences in Delhi, India, during her recent visit there. Nabihah talks about her experience at the Sahara House in Delhi, and how her involvement with community development work has assisted her in…

Chicago Tribune: In Glenview, work starts on Ismaili Muslim center

By Deborah Horan | Tribune staff reporter November 10, 2007 After overcoming a push to keep them out, Chicago’s Ismaili Muslim community took the first formal step Friday toward moving into north suburban Glenview with a festive ceremony to celebrate the groundbreaking of a 26,000-square-foot community center to be built on 9.5 acres of manicured…

Edmonton Journal: Mystical Journey inspires youth

Language no barrier to passion of international artists Malika Ladha Freelance How often do youth today attend a musical show that doesn’t involve a famous celebrity, such as Justin Timberlake or Timbaland, and deals with religion and spirituality? Not very often. But there was no shortage of youth at a show just like that recently.…

Anil Giga’s The Invisible Way is a winner of National Best Books 2007 Awards

‘The Invisible Way’ by author Anil Giga was placed as a “Winner” in the “New Age: Non-Fiction” of the National Best Books 2007 Awards by USA BOOK NEWS. (His first book ‘Seven Jewels was placed ‘Award finalist’ in the spirituality category) New Age: Non-Fiction Winner: The Invisible Way by Anil Giga Sterlinghouse Publishers Inc. ISBN:…

It was a magic night at the museum gala

Excerpts. “The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, scored an unprecedented $3.625 million in one glamorous night to establish the first collection of Islamic art in Texas and the South.” “High-level underwriters for the fundraiser included the Aga Khan Shia Ismaili Community of Houston, Akbar and Mahin Ladjevardian, the Francis L. Lederer Foundation, the Levant Foundation…

Founding member of Roshan Telecom – Altaf Ladak – on BBC’s World Challenge 2007 Judging Panel

Now in it’s third year, World Challenge 2007, in association with Shell, is a global competition that seeks out projects and businesses that not only make a profit, but also put something back into the community. World Challenge 2007, brought to you by BBC World and Newsweek, in association with Shell is all about rewarding…

Finalists for Outstanding Commercial Achievement – Alberta Science and Technology Awards

Elluminate, Inc. How do two guys, one born in Mbale, Uganda, the other in Sackville, New Brunswick, build a company that becomes a finalist for an Alberta science and technology award? That’s the story of Nashir Samanani and Mike Mabey, who started working together in the 1980s at the Advanced Computing Technology Centre (ACTC), an…

Feast marks end of Muslim fast

  Eid al-Fitr is a time to celebrate, to congratulate devout observers By BARBARA KARKABICopyright 2007 Houston Chronicle —snip— In addition to the Reliant Center prayer gathering, smaller events will be held at mosques around the city. Mehmood Daya, a Shia Ismaili Muslim, will attend Eid prayers at the Katy Ismaili Muslim Center, and stay…

Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj

Movers: Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, trustee, Elizabeth Finn Care Third Sector, 3 October 2007 Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj has been made a trustee of Elizabeth Finn Care, the charity dedicated to supporting people in poverty. Janjuha-Jivraj is a senior lecturer at Reading University Business School. Lord Nigel Crisp, former chief executive of the NHS, is the new…

The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme Exhibition in Sugarland Texas

Aga Khan Trust for Culture and His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the United States of America present The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme Exhibition Friday, October 12, 8am – 8pm, Saturday, October 13, 9am – 8pm Sunday, October 14, 9am – 2pm Sugar Land City Hall 2700 Town Center Blvd,…