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Jubilation: Simerg | Happiness of the Talika – Prince Rahim & Princess Salwa expecting their first child

Ismailis around the world rejoice with their beloved Imam and his family as well as the family of Princess Salwa with the announcement that the couple are  expecting their first child. We offer our congratulations to Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa, the entire Noorani family as well as Ismailis all around the word on this joyous talika that was…

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Vancouverdesi.com | Aga Khan’s eldest son Prince Rahim and his wife Princess Salwa expecting their first child

The Aga Khan’s eldest son Prince Rahim and his wife Princess Salwa (Kendra Salwa Spears) are expecting their first child, the spiritual leader of the global Shia Ismaili Muslim community announced Friday. “Expressing his greatest happiness, Mawlana Hazar Imam informed the Jamat (community) today that Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa are expecting their first child,”…

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Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Student Excel at Intel’s ISEF| Budding geniuses: Celebrating the science behind magic boots

Put your money on Nauman Muhammad Ahsan, a student of grade XII at the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, whose project featuring a pair of temperature-regulating boots captured the attention of judges at the closing ceremony of Sindh Science Fair Ahsan, the brain behind the magic boots, said that “these shoes could serve as a…

TheIsmaili.org News: Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa expecting their first child

TheIsmaili.org News: Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa expecting their first child

THEISMAILI.ORG – 24 October 2014 – Aiglemont, 24 October 2014 — Expressing his greatest happiness, Mawlana Hazar Imam informed the Jamat today that Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa are expecting their first child. Around the world, Ismailis are gathering in Jamatkhanas to celebrate the happy news. Aitmadi Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International…

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Synergy: Simerg | The Garden of Ideas: An Example of Collaboration & Partnership – Aga Khan Museum, Artists & Corporate Sponsors

“The Garden of Ideas” is a collection of fascinating, inspiring and vibrant works of art by a team of six Pakistani artists in the gallery spaces inside the Aga Khan Museum as well as outside in the Park. The exhibition received a major boost when three international corporate sponsors stepped in with a generous donation. The three…

Aga Khan Development Network's Resident Representative Nurjehan Mawani met with CEO Abdullah Abdullah, reaffirms support to new government

Aga Khan Development Network’s Resident Representative Nurjehan Mawani meets Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, reaffirms support to new Afghan government

The Aga Khan Development Network reaffirmed continued support to Afghanistan and the newly formed national unity government. Nurjehan Mawani, the ambassador of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to Afghanistan met with the Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdulllah on Thursday. The office of Chief Executive following a statement said Aga Khan’s ambassador to Afghanistan Ms.…

Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture Hashim Sarkis at Harvard named new dean of MIT’s School of Architecture

Hashim Sarkis, practicing architect and current Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD), was named the tenth dean of MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P). His appointment begins in January, formally succeeding Professor Adele Naude Santos. “As the longtime director of the…

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Louis Vuitton Foundation hosts His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan and other VIPs at its inauguration Gala

Last night at the Louis Vuitton Foundation, celebrating [its inauguration] and its recognition by the French government … Distinguished guests of the Paris VIP and other arts and business’ from around the world, [included] HE the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Nizari Ismaili (one of the first to arrive and more discreet), were hosted at the gala.

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…

Event October 27 | Ismaili Centre, Burnaby: An evening with Giller Prize winning author M.G. Vassanji

Event – October 27 | Ismaili Centre, Burnaby: An evening with Giller Prize winning author M.G. Vassanji

The Ismaili Council for British Columbia extends a personal invitation to you to attend an evening with Giller Prize winning bestselling author M.G. Vassanji on Monday, October 27. Mr. Vassanji will be in conversation with Zainub Verjee and they will discuss his new memoir, And Home Was Kariakoo. EVENT: An evening with Giller Prize winning…

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Event – October 25 | Royal Ontario Museum: Alice Hunsberger: Cairo at the Heart of the Grand Tour: Medieval Travellers from Spain to China

Fulfilling Islamic value, to spread knowledge, many travelers wrote about their journeys … to record the wonders of the world, both manmade and God-given. Travelers made sure to include Cairo on their itineraries as beacon, inspiration and resplendent goal of intercontinental travelers. Come join Alice Hunsberger, one of the leading authors on medieval travel, as she…