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DateEventDetails
Friday, 2011, January 21Purported "Talika" in JK Tonight - 2011-01-21
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A purported Talika is being read out JK's around the world Tonight:

- With reference to Summary Judgment

- With strong language resembling Sachedina's , but not resembling any previous Talika of the Imam.

- With wordings of the January 24, 2010 Letter purportedly by Hazar Imam (Recall that questioned letter where it is said that His signature, which had remained steady for decades had now become very tentative and distorted because of old age and an old healed injury.)

Wednesday, 2009, January 21AKU Graduation in Nairobi - 2009-01-21
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Aga Khan University held its 5th Graduation ceremony in Nairobi , Kenya , marking the graduation of 185 students in the fields of Medecine and Nursing. Dr Firoz Rassul, the president of AKU together with the guest of honour, Mr. Joseph G. M. Massaqoi, Director UNESCO warmly congratulated the graduants.

Wednesday, 2009, January 215th Graduation ceremony of AKU - 2009-01-21

2009, January 21: Aga Khan University held its 5th Graduation ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya, marking the graduation of 185 students in the fields of Medecine and Nursing. [Photo Heritage] Dr Firoz Rassul, the president of AKU together with the guest of honour, Mr. Joseph G. M. Massaqoi, Director UNESCO warmly congratulated the graduants. AKU is planning to establish a new Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Arusha, Tanzania along with a second Faculty of Health Sciences in Nairobi, Kenya.

Wednesday, 2009, January 21Shafique Virani receives Iran 's highest prize in the humanities - 2008-12-27

U of T Mississauga professor's book receives Iran 's highest prize in the humanities

Professor Shafique Virani of the Department of Historical Studies at U of T Mississauga and U of T’s Department and Centre for the Study of Religion has received a Farabi International Award for his book The Ismailis in the Middle Ages: A History of Survival, A Search for Salvation.

Wednesday, 2009, January 21Aga Khan University graduates 180 students - 2009-01-21
Source: 
Daily Nation

More than 180 students earned degrees in nursing and medicine Wednesday, when the Aga Khan University (AKU) held its fifth graduation ceremony in Nairobi.

University president Firoz Rasul, urged the group to give back to their home communities.

“Make an impact wherever you go, an impact that is reflective of the personal development, good friends and intellectual growth you gained at AKU.”

Monday, 2002, January 21AGA KHAN ANNOUNCES US$75 MILLION FOR AFGHANISTAN - 2002-01-21

Tokyo, Japan: His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims today announced, at the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan, a multiyear commitment of US$75 million by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) to help re-build Afghanistan

Monday, 2002, January 21Press-release - AGA KHAN ANNOUNCES US$75 MILLION FOR AFGHANISTAN - 2002-01-21
Source: 
akdn.org

His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, today announced at the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan a multiyear commitment of US$75 million by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) to help re-build Afghanistan.

Monday, 2002, January 21Aga Khan Hospital Extends Services - 2002-01-21
Source: 
www.tageblatt.lu/edition/article.asp?ArticleId=21424

The Aga Khan Hospitals in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu will extend their laboratory services to reach surrounding areas through satellite laboratories.For the Aga Khan Hospital Nairobi, the satellites are located in Buru Buru, Thika and Nakuru.
The Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa has collection points in Changamwe and Kisauni. In Kisumu, the hospital serves the western Kenya area, with two satellite labs in Kericho and Kisumu town centre.
The services available from these outlets include skin testing for fungal and bacterial investigation, sputum, pus, stool and urine collection, among others.

Wednesday, 1998, January 21 - Monday, 1998, April 13Supported by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan and Altajir World of Islam Trust-1998-01-22

The British Museum is privileged to show over 140 paintings and drawings of exceptional quality from Turkey, Iran and India, most of which have never before been exhibited in London, from the collection of Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan. They range in date from the early 14th century in Mongol (Il-Khanid) Iran to the early 20th century in Nathadwara, India. The Prince and Princess's collection of Persian paintings is one of the most important in private hands in the world. Having collected over a period of more than 40 years, they have selected works of the highest quality.

Wednesday, 1998, January 21Event - 1998-01-21

From The Daily Telegraph dated January 22nd: The Aga Khan, Prince Amyn, Prince Hussein and Princess Yasmin attended the dinner held last night at the British Museum on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition 'Princes, Poets and Paladins: Islamic and Indian Paintings from the Collection of Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan.'

Wednesday, 1998, January 21Opening of the exhibition "Princes, Poets and Paladins: Islamic and Indian Paintings-1998-01-21
Source: 
Daily Telegraph

Princess Alexandra, accompanied by the Hon Sir Angus Ogilvy, was guest of honour at a dinner held last night at the British Museum on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition "Princes, Poets and Paladins: Islamic and Indian Paintings from the Collection of Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan." The Prince and Princess and Mr Graham Greene, Chairman of the Trustees of the Museum, were the hosts. Among others present were:

Saturday, 1978, January 21Event - 1978-01-21

Visited Sidhpur.

Wednesday, 1970, January 21Event - 1970-01-21

Back in Lahore, Mowlana Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah were given a reception by Anjuman-e-Himayate Islam.

Tuesday, 1958, January 21Event - 1958-01-21

Greeted by Syrian Ismailis at Damascus early in the morning. Arrived in Karachi in the evening.


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