Dr Saida Rasul

Dr. Saida Rasul named Order of British Columbia 2015

The latest round of recipients to the province’s highest form of recognition, the Order of British Columbia (O.B.C.) were announced on Friday by Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon. “For 26 years, the Order of British Columbia has recognized the remarkable accomplishments and efforts by extraordinary British Columbians,” said Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon. “This year we honour British Columbians…

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Natasha Jiwa-Walji ran in London Marathon to raise funds for Tenovus Cancer Care

Friday, 26 April 2015: Natasha Jiwa-Walji, an 18-year-old student from Pembrokeshire, took part in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of Tenovus Cancer Care. Up until recently, Natasha (pictured) had never run long distance and went from casually taking part in sports that she enjoyed to running the London Marathon. Natasha lost her mum to…

Sadrudddin Hashwani receives Belgium's highest award for promoting bilateral ties

Sadrudddin Hashwani receives Belgium’s highest award for promoting bilateral ties

Pakistan-Belgium relations: Business tycoon gets Belgium’s highest award for promoting ties Published: April 22, 2015 – Several journalists and civil society members were also present at the occasion. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: Sadruddin Hashwani’s services to promoting bilateral ties between Pakistan and Belgium were recognised in a ceremony held at a local hotel on Monday night.…

Niagara USA Chamber honours hotelier Faisal Merani with Business Person of the Year Award

Niagara USA Chamber honours hotelier Faisal Merani with Business Person of the Year Award

Niagara USA Chamber honors local businesses HONORS: Niagara USA Chamber recognizes best in local business during 2015 annual dinner. Niagara Falls hotelier Faisal Merani received the Business Person of the Year award during Friday’s Niagara USA Chamber Honors event February 28, 2015 By Philip Gambini The Niagara USA Chamber honored local business people and commerce…

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Dr. Farida Virani – Master of Ceremony at the NIPM National Summit 2015 in Mumbai

Dr. Farida Virani – Master of Ceremony for the NIPM National Summit 2015 ‘MAKE IN INDIA – THE PEOPLE PERSPECTIVE’ National Institute of Personnel Management is the premier all-India Institute of professionals engaged in personnel management, industrial relations, labor welfare and human resources development. The NIPM Mumbai Chapter organized its National Summit on 27th March…

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Zaher (Jim) Sunderji received Lifetime Achievement Award from Canadian Home Furnishings Alliance

The Canadian Home Furnishings Alliance congratulates the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Mr. Jim (Zaher) Sunderji, Chief Executive Officer, Dynasty Furniture Manufacturing Ltd. As the founder of Dynasty Furniture and throughout the past 36 years, Jim has successfully grown the company to over 500 employees in two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in both eastern and western Canada,…

Exploring Horizons

Exploring Horizons – Youth Engaging Seniors

Natasha and Alisha Nanji, twin sisters, started a nonprofit organization called Exploring Horizons, after witnessing senior neglect whilst volunteering at seniors’ homes. The organization hosts monthly sessions involving fun and mentally challenging activities and presentations to engage senior citizens and to bridge the inter-generational gap between seniors and youth. The organization has been featured on Rogers…

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…

MPs Angie Bray, Eric Ollerenshaw and Secretary of State Sajid Javid, with Ismaili Council President Amin Mawji and other Jamati leaders at the Houses of Parliament Navroz reception. (Image credit: Riaz Kassam via TheIsmaili.com)

Members of the British Parliament invite Ismaili Leadership to celebrate Navroz at the Parliament, paying tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan & the Ismaili Community

“I would like to take this opportunity to express my thanks to the Ismaili Community for everything you do for our country – from public service, charitable work, business and education. Your community is a shining example of what is so great about our country.” – British Prime Minister David Cameron “Navroz with the Ismaili…

Sadat Naderi assumes charge of Urban Development Ministry - Khaama Press Afghan News

Sadat Naderi assumes charge of Urban Development Ministry – Khaama Press Afghan News

Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi assumed charge of the Ministry of Urban Development on Wednesday after he was officially introduced by Eng. Mohamamd Khan – the first deputy to Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah. Naderi reaffirmed commitment to standardize the urban development system and pledged to start practical work on plans which were presented to the…

CBC Radio - Canada, Calgary & the Ismailis - Canada’s favorite person – Mayor Naheed Nenshi and the ever popular Ismaili community’s 2014 Stampede “Break-the-fast”

CBC Radio’s Vinyl Cafe: Canada, Calgary & the Ismailis: Canada’s favorite person – Mayor Naheed Nenshi and the ever popular Ismaili community’s 2014 Stampede “Break-the-fast”

On March 2, 2015 in front of a packed audience of 2,500 at Calgary’s Jack Singer Concert Hall, Stuart McLean recorded CBC Radio’s hit show Vinyl Cafe, wherein he spoke about Canada, Calgary and the Ismailis. He specifically spoke about what makes this country and this city special, highlighting the first Muslim mayor of any…

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Celebration of Life – Nadir Jamal

From Brechin, a beloved member of our community has left us far too early. He was diagnosed with terminal cancer in December and passed away peacefully on April 10, 2015. His spirit of altruism and generosity touched many; he dedicated his life to serving his faith and community. He was dedicated to enhancing and building…