Article: We had a better vision | The News Pakistan

Article: We had a better vision | The News Pakistan

By Harris Khalique for The News, Pakistan. Excerpt: Jinnah came from a minority sect and a minority province. His being born into a Shia Imami Ismaili-cum-Khoja Ithna Ashari family of Kathiawari-Sindhi origin never bothered his millions of followers of the day in British India. Of course, the dominant majority of his followers came from completely different ethnic backgrounds and religious sects. The name of the … Continue reading Article: We had a better vision | The News Pakistan

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Aga Khan University Hospital, Smile Train provide free of charge surgeries to kids | Aaj News

KARACHI: Aga Khan University Hospital in collaboration with a local NGO “Smile Train” has embarked upon a scheme to provide free-of-cost cleft lip and palate corrective surgeries to patients belonging to Balochistan. Dr Fazulr Rehman, consultant plastic surgeon at AKUH sharing details of the initiative here Wednesday said “one hour of surgery can change the life of a cleft patient as it restores the function … Continue reading Aga Khan University Hospital, Smile Train provide free of charge surgeries to kids | Aaj News

Gojal: Scouts, girl guides hike amid heavy snow

Gojal: Scouts, girl guides hike amid heavy snow

Moiz Karim for Ismailimail – January 13, 2016: Hussaini: Wrapped in long coats, big shoes, and warm mufflers, a combined troop of Ismaili boy scouts and girls guide of Hussaini village were spotted ascending through the apparently heavy snow and murky weather, onto the hills in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Gojal valley. All schools are off due to the severe weather conditions in the coldest mountainous region, situated … Continue reading Gojal: Scouts, girl guides hike amid heavy snow

Cross Cultural Doctoring: Off the Beaten Path at the Aga Khan University in Pakistan

Cross Cultural Doctoring: Off the Beaten Path at the Aga Khan University in Pakistan

By William LeMaire In Cross Cultural Doctoring you will read about my career as a successful obstetrician and gynecologist in academic medicine at a major university. You will read why I decided at age 55 to leave my position, jump into the unknown and get off the beaten path. I will relate how my wife Anne and I accomplished this and how I kept working … Continue reading Cross Cultural Doctoring: Off the Beaten Path at the Aga Khan University in Pakistan

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‘Bees Futti’ (The twenty feet high) – Khaplu Palace, Skardu valley, Pakistan

Excerpt: The Khaplu Palace was like the other historical buildings of Pakistan, fully derelict, almost destroyed. Then, Agha Khan Foundation took its charge and made it part of Marriott Hotels chain of Pakistan. Not only the present state of Khaplu Palace is commendable, the rooms are well maintained and the overall look of this old center of government is simply inspiring. The rooms where the … Continue reading ‘Bees Futti’ (The twenty feet high) – Khaplu Palace, Skardu valley, Pakistan