The Express Tribune Pakistan | Close call: Pakistani mountaineer Mirza Ali survives Everest avalanche

The Express Tribune Pakistan | Close call: Pakistani mountaineer Mirza Ali survives Everest avalanche

GILGIT: Pakistani mountaineer Mirza Ali has survived a deadly avalanche triggered on Mount Everest by the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck Nepal on April 25, claiming over 3,500 lives. Mirza’s brother, Mehboob Ali, told The Express Tribune on Monday that Mirza was at a camp on the mountain at an altitude of 6,000 metres, along…

Aga Khan School, Sherqilla Ghizar upgraded to AKHSS

Aga Khan School, Sherqilla Ghizar upgraded to AKHSS

Ghizar: In continuation to providing quality education to the youngsters especially the females, Aga Khan School Sherqilla was upgraded to Aga Khan Higher Secondary School. With this upgradation, the number of AKHS Schools reached up to 4 in Gilgit-Baltistan namely AKHSS Gilgit, AKHSS Gahkuch, AKHSS, Hunza, and AKHSS, Sherqilla. AKHSS Sherqilla is considered one of…

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The 25 Most Amazing Modern Hospitals in the World – Aga Khan University Hospital ranked #17

Historically a place for the sick and dying, hospitals have the potential to educate and promote health and wellness. [Twenty five] hospitals were chosen for this list for their architectural beauty and ingenuity, their desire to improve energy efficiency and sustainability, and their first-class care centers. Many of [these] modern hospital facilities offer educational programs…

Special Lecture Series

Event – March 27 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Special Lecture Series: Islam is the Ocean – Muslims and Globalization in the Age of Empire

Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal will deliver a lecture at the Aga Khan University on March 27. Her presentation is the part of AKU’s special lecture series hosted throughout the academic year. These lectures are now a city cultural event in their own right. Jalal is a professor of history at the Tufts University where she…

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Sketch Artist: Mubarak Muhammad Ali

Mubarak Muhammad Ali is a twenty-two-year-old artist and a Doctor of Physical Therapy student at the Ziauddin University in Karachi, Pakistan. His interest in drawing began early and at the age of nine, he made a sketch of Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III. He has won several awards in the various competitions at…

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Al-Karim Haji, Director General and CFO Aga Khan University, presents at Rethinking Education Conference

Al-Karim Haji Director General and CFO, Aga Khan University Mr. Al-Karim Haji is the Director General and Chief Financial Officer of the Aga Khan University (AKU) that operates in Afghanistan, Egypt, Kenya, Pakistan, Syria, Tanzania, Uganda and the United Kingdom. AKU is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of development agencies…

The Express Tribune - Preserving heritage Colours of Pakhtun culture displayed in Islamabad

The Express Tribune | Preserving heritage: Colours of Pakhtun culture displayed in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Experts have said that language, poetry and crafts are important parts of a culture and they must be promoted and preserved for generations to come. hey were speaking at Pakhtun Festival which concluded at Café 1969 at Shakaparian on Sunday. The three-day festival featured concerts, panel discussions, art exhibition and Pakhtun food and crafts. The…

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Event – March 17 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: The Problems of Knowledge and Freedom: Noam Chomsky

Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, invites the public to the highly popular three part BBS Public Awareness Seminar Series, the first in the series featuring the topic of education. What is education? Let us invite Noam Chomsky to introduce Bertrand Russell. His humanistic conception should be understood in context of a gardener nurturing a…

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Metro.co.uk | Students’ artwork brings home the horror of the Peshawar school massacre

Students have created posters to remind the world that 148 people, including 132 children, were slaughtered at school. Graphic design student Umaima Mughal decided to get involved in the project after meeting victims’ families at the Aga Khan University Hospital. “We have permanently become indifferent to the violence around us … We have become numb. We…

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Event – March 18 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Global Warming: Impact on the Earth by 2050

Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, invites the public to the highly popular three part BBS Public Awareness Seminar Series, the second in the series features Climate change. Dr Taseer Hussain’s research work is related to Evolutionary Biology, Climate Change and Human Health, Science Policy and Public understanding of Science. He has over 70 research…

Amynabad Boy Scouts, Pakistan: Creating a better world

Amynabad Boy Scouts, Pakistan: Creating a better world

SCOUTS: Creating a better world By Ali Zain Salim, Member of Amynabad Scouts Group Scouting is an activity which builds confidence, brotherhood and teamwork among the youth. To escape the pressures of school, Scouting enables the youth to spend time with their friends and participate in extracurricular activities. Through activities such as camps, hikes, cooking sessions, and…

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Synergy: Government of Canada, Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development & Aga Khan University Institute for Human Development

Our children carry in their hands our future and our hope for a pluralistic, peaceful, harmonious, life-enriching world; we better invest to build a strong foundation to support them, or there is no future to talk about. –  Kofi Marfo, Director – Institute for Human Development, Aga Khan University Aga Khan University Institute for Human…