Aga Khan University’s Sixth Sense Forum lecture with writer and intellectual Javed Jabbar - DAWN.COM

Aga Khan University’s Sixth Sense Forum lecture with writer and intellectual Javed Jabbar – DAWN.COM

‘1,000 Ataturks needed to bring Pakistan back on track’ KARACHI: “We are an ailing state, not a failing state,” observed writer and intellectual, former senator and information minister Javed Jabbar during his lecture on ‘Ailing state — evolving nation’ a part of the Aga Khan University’s Sixth Sense Forum lecture series on Tuesday. “There are…

Umang Poetry: Danatum Passu

Film: Danatum Passu

Umang Poetry is a digital humanities platform for poetic knowledge. It features moving poems in multiple languages of Pakistan and South Asia, and multiple formats including text, audio, video, and art. As part of our launch issue, we have released a poem-entary (documentary surrounding a poem) which offers a beautiful poetic tribute to the Wakhi-Ismaili…

Umang Profile: Music Producer, Zoheb Veljee

Umang Profile: Music Producer, Zoheb Veljee

Zoheb Veljee is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music producer, policy consultant, and a youth development specialist. While pursuing his Masters degree at Carnegie Mellon University, Zoheb conceived \”Global Troubadours\” for a class assignment – a social enterprise that would identify, record, and promote musicians who represent a rich cultural heritage but live in remotely located under-served…

Heart care: Aga Khan University Hospital opens Cardiology clinic in Hyderabad Pakistan

Heart care: Aga Khan University Hospital opens Cardiology clinic in Hyderabad Pakistan

via – The Express Tribune: The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) launched cardiology services at its Maternal and Child Care Center in Hyderabad on Wednesday. According to Dr Khawar Kazmi, the consultant cardiologist and head of cardiology at AKUH, the diagnostic services will include echocardiography (ECHO), exercise tolerance test (ETT), electrocardiogram (ECG) and holter monitoring.…

Pakistani Mountaineers Samina Baig and Mirza Ali successfully scale Mount Vinson in Antarctica

Pakistani Mountaineers Samina Baig and Mirza Ali successfully scale Mount Vinson in Antarctica

Pakistani mountaineers Samina Baig and Mirza Ali on Saturday successfully scaled Mount Vinson in Antarctica, according to the Alpine Federation of Pakistan. The sister-brother mountaineer duo, which hails from Shimshal in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), has been on an eight-month expedition to climb seven summits on seven continents since the end of November 2013. They successfully climbed…

Aga Khan University announces a new degree programme: Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BScM)

Aga Khan University announces a new degree programme: Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BScM)

Aga Khan University recently added Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BScM) that is the country’s first higher education midwifery programme. Admissions now open to this and various other programs. Other programmes offered include Master of Science in Health Policy and Management, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Nursing; Master of Education; and Master of Health Professions Education;…

sympathy.org.uk

Sympathy: A Registered Charity Organization

Sympathy.org.uk is a registered charity organization of London, operating in Karachi, Pakistan. They are running charity and lending hand to Ismailis in particular, and anyone in general. The initiative supports Ismaili families for their health, education and financial needs. It also supports elderly people (senior citizen). Sympathy’s main objectives are to look after and raise…