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Aga Khan to set up children's cancer hospital in city: Fadnavis 2018-03-03

The Aga Khan met governor C Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis  2018-03-01
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mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, met governor C Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had called on him at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, on Friday. The spiritual leader, who is the founder of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), emphasised on developing expertise in oncology and cardiology.

Rise and serve the nation, Aga Khan tells community

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with Governor and Chief Minister of Maharashtra C. Vidyasagar Rao  2018-03-02
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timesofindia.indiatimes.com

MUMBAI: The Aga Khan IV, Imam or spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder-chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), has called upon his community members to serve the nation and understand the importance of early childhood education.

The Aga Khan was in the city on Thursday as part of a 10-day visit to India to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of his Imamat.

The leader also told his followers that India is a country of opportunities and it is the duty of every citizen to live with optimism, avail the opportunities and lead an ethical life here.

Aga Khan University Among Top 250 In World For Studying Medicine

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
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academiamag.com

The Aga Khan University Karachi is the only Pakistani university named among the best universities in the world for studying medicine, reinforcing its position as the country’s top medical school.

Heritage experts from around the world gather in Delhi

Hazar Imam speaking at the 50th anniversary of ICOMOS, London 2015-10-22
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ptinews.com

ew Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) The five-day general assembly of the global heritage body ICOMOS, hosted in the national capital this year, will begin tomorrow, at the end of which a Delhi Declaration is to be passed.

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is a prestigious global non-government organisation which is dedicated to promoting the application of theory, methodology, and scientific techniques to the conservation of the architectural and archaeological heritage world over.

Prince Karim Aga Khan calls on AP & Telangana Governor

Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali presenting a bouquet to spiritual leader Aga Khan at Begumpet Airport 2018-02-26
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www.outlookindia.com

Hyderabad, Feb 27 Spiritual leader Prince Karim Aga Khan today met Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor E S L Narasimhan here and discussed activities of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and its associate agencies in the two states.

The Aga Khan informed the Governor about the plans to launch various philanthropic activities in AP and Telangana in the next five years, said a media release issued by the Raj Bhavan.

Aga Khan initiative harvests water in parched villages

His Highness The Aga Khan meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi  2018-02-21
Source: 
timesofindia.indiatimes.com

AHMEDABAD: In Surendranagar district, there are at least 60,000-odd odd families which may not bear the brunt of the acute water crisis. This is because of the roof rainwater harvesting systems installed in the villages by the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP). Villagers have enough water to take care of their drinking water needs.

Aleppo souq and Umayyad mosque reconstruction begins

UNESCO World Heritage sites of the souq, minaret and Umayyad mosque.
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www.ansamed.info

PALERMO - While the war continues in Syria, with regime bombing on besieged Eastern Ghouta and clashes between the Turkish army and the Kurdish YPG in the north, reconstruction has begun in Aleppo. A group of Italian engineers and experts have been transferred to the Syrian city to work with locals and teach them the necessary skills to restore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the souq, minaret and Umayyad mosque.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani holds a meeting with Aga Khan

His Highness the Aga Khan greeted by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani   2018-02-21
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/timesofindia.indiatimes.com

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had a meeting with Aga Khan today wherein Khan expressed his eagerness and support from the Aga Khan Foundation to Gujarat in areas of health, education, rural education advance program etc in order to take the growth story of the state a step ahead.

15 monuments back to glory, courtesy Aga Khan Trust

Delhi Heritage City Park
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www.deccanherald.com

As many as 15 monuments dating back to 16th century nearby the majestic Humayun Tomb are now back to their splendour here in Nizamuddin area.

Along with this, a nursery spread in a 90-acre area, which houses these monuments, has also been transformed into a magnificent heritage city park.

The heritage park offers a unique blend of nature, culture and ecology.

Thanks to the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), under which the monument restoration and city park development, work has been done in line with the those created by it in Kabul, Cairo, Mali and Zanzibar.

Meetings with CM, Governor top Aga Khan’s city agenda

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www.nyoooz.com

Aga Khan IV has been guiding the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims since 1957 in religious, spiritual and temporal matters. A statement from the Aga Khan’s office said, “Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun. On Wednesday, he will inaugurate Sundar Nursery, a sixteenth-century heritage garden adjacent to Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi. The restoration of Humayun’s Tomb, including its gardens, is the largest cultural project undertaken by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) till date.

Princess Zahra interview by Le Figaro

Hazar Imam with Princess Zahra at Gouvieux, Chantilly
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lefigaro.fr

REPORTAGE - Mondialement connu pour la passion qu'il voue aux chevaux de course, le prince héritier de la dynastie des Hassan est aussi un homme d'affaires avisé. Chef spirituel des ismaéliens, cet imam professe un islam modéré. Il célèbre jusqu'en juillet son jubilé de diamant.

A Chantilly, en 1999, l'Aga Khan et son jockey Gérald Mossé, vient de remporter le Prix de Diane, avec la pouliche Daryaba.

HARVARD TO AID IN DEVELOPING PAKISTANI TEACHING HOSPITAL

Hazar Imam with Prince Aly Salomone Khan at the Graduating Ceremony at Harvard 1959-06-11
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nytimes.com - The New York Time World

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19— Harvard University agreed last week to aid in planning and developing a teaching hospital under construction in Karachi, Pakistan.
The $300 million, 721-bed hospital, the most advanced in Pakistan, is being constructed by the Aga Khan, the religious leader of about 15 million Ismaili Moslems. Under an agreement signed here Wednesday, the university will help in developing a medical library, a curriculum for training doctors in the neurosciences and courses on the effects of cultural and work environments on the administration of health services.

Uganda: Govt Hails Planned Aga Khan Hospital Projec

H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Construction of the Aga Khan University Teaching Hospital
Source: 
allafrica.com

Kampala — The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Aceng, has described the upcoming establishment of an ultra-modern Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala as a "landmark" on Uganda's healthcare system.

The construction process of the teaching hospital was initiated by His Highness, the Aga Khan, and President Museveni in December 2015 with an aim of offering specialised treatment to Ugandans and patients from neighbouring countries.

This part of Afghanistan where people don’t know about Taliban

Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan
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arynews.tv

WAKHAN CORRIDOR: “Taliban — what’s that?” asks Sultan Begium shyly from her freezing home in Afghanistan’s mountainous Wakhan Corridor, a region so remote that its residents are untouched by the decades of conflict that have devastated their country.

The frail-looking grandmother whose harsh life has etched deep lines in her face, is a woman of the Wakhi, a tribe of roughly 12,000 nomadic people who populate the area.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Evora University Symposium

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives at the University of Évora , Portugal and is greeted by Professor Adriano Moreira, Manuel Ferr

President Sampaio,
Rector Manuel Patricio,
Professor Adriano Moreira,
Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

It is a great honour to be invited here today to address this esteemed audience on such a relevant topic. Our title speaks of societies which are at once plural and peaceful—a goal which is important but also elusive. For even our best efforts to combine stability with modernity seem to be constantly disrupted.

Judy Woodruff interviews the Aga Khan

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cnn.com

CNN) -- Prince Karim Aga Khan is considered one of the most influential voices in the Muslim world. The 65-year-old spiritual head of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims is a direct descendant of the prophet Mohammed and one of the world's wealthiest men. His foundation, the Aga Khan Development Network, has been working to raise money to help in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff sat down for an interview with the Aga Khan last week.

Judy Woodruff: Your highness, thank you very much for joining us.

Aga Khan: Thank you, Judy.

Egyptian antiquities ministry to sign MoU with AKTC in archaeology, museology fields

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english.ahram.org.eg

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities will sign on Monday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in order to broaden institutional engagement through cultural joint ventures and exchange programmes and activities in the field of museums and archaeology.

Secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Amin said that the MoU aims to develop joint ventures in the fields of conservation, museum programmes, archaeological research and exhibitions.

Chief Minister of Sindh hosts reception for Aga Khan

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali presents his photo with His Highness The Aga Khan  2017-12-19
Source: 
nation.com.pk

KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali has Said that voice of the moderate and the tolerant is getting weaker and we are engulfed in what most consider a Clash of Religions, or as you put it, the ‘ Clash’ of ignorance’ – because indeed, that is exactly what it is,”

This he said while addressing a reception he hosted in honour of Spiritual leader of Ismaili Community His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan at CM House.

Aga Khan Academy to enter final phase, with construction begins this year

Hazar Imam in Bangladesh to lay the foundation of the Aga Khan Academy in Dacca  2008-05-20
Source: 
bdnews24.com

The Academy in Dhaka will eventually be part of a network of 18 centres of educational excellence in a total of 14 countries across Africa, Central and South Asia and the Middle East.

The Aga Khan laid a foundation stone for Bangladesh’s first Aga Khan Academy on May 20, 2008, during his Dhaka visit.

The schools will use the International Baccalaureate curriculum and admit students on the basis of their academic potential rather than their ability to pay.

Delhi High Courtt asks Aga Khan Foundation to beautify Amir Khusro Park

Amir Khusro Park, Delhi
Source: 
www.outlookindia.com

New Delhi, Jan 17 The Delhi High Court today asked Aga Khan Foundation to develop and carry out landscaping at the historic Amir Khusro Park in south Delhi, from where the authorities have recently removed illegal encroachers.

The court also turned down the submission of the Delhi Waqf Board counsel opposing the idea of allowing the foundation to beautify the park, claiming that the land belonged to the board which can take care of its property.


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