Nizamuddin Basti, Delhi: Searching sites to construct three parking lots: Watch Archnet video on renovation,socio-economic and cultural initiatives

LG wants SDMC to identify parking space—- DNA India com L-G Anil Baijal (in purple) directed that all projects should be completed by the year end Lieutanant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to explore the feasibility of construction of three parking lots on identified sites in the peripheral…

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to visit Chitral

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Source: Chitral Today – Translated via Google – September 15, 2017 The spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslim community, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan will visit Chitral. According to the sources, the arrival of His Highness is expected to be in the middle of the next month, and the arrangement…

Networking for peace: Twenty-eight representatives from civil society organisations held discussions on their peacebuilding efforts near Potsdam, Germany

Peacebuilders from around the world convened this week for the second time to discuss best practices in the field. Innovative methods and strategies in peace processes were the focus of this year’s Global Peacebuilder Summi Group photo with all participating peacebuilders-© AA Holding discussions: participant from northern Kenya Fatuma AbdulkadirThe Global Peacebuilder Summit, promoted by…

The real Kashmir — Photo Essay on Qantara de by Onkar Singh Janoti

Poets call it one of the most beautiful places on earth. Analysts consider it to be one of the most dangerous areas in the world. But what is Kashmir in reality? By Onkar Singh Janoti ‘Switzerland of the East’: Kashmir boasts some of the world’s most beautiful flowering meadows and snow-capped peaks. Many people call…

Top 5 Largest Solar Power Plants of the World — Solar Insure com | China on top with 1500 MW– and India at 3rd place with 900 Megawatts –

This article has been Updated on 6/27/17 *As of June 2017 China and India have taken over as the leading developers of large scale solar projects. U.S. demand for solar power is surging despite an economic recession, thanks to government financial incentives, some easing in credit availability, and increasing public recognition of its environmental benefits….

Congress challenges Trump to address white supremacy — Al Jazeera com

Lawmakers pass resolution condemning hate groups and call on president to deal with threat in wake of Charlottesville. Trump blamed ‘both sides’ for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia last month [Joshua Roberts/Reuters] The United States Congress has unanimously passed a resolution condemning neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and other white supremacists, and urging…

Jesus and Muhammad: Commonalities of Two Great Religions by Daniel Hummel

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Jesus and Muhammad lived in different times and in different contexts. An absolute comparison of the careers of these two men is not a satisfactory method in understanding the similarities and differences between their teachings. This book approaches this topic from a different perspective. The time that Muhammad preached in Mecca…

Skate Girls of Kabul exhibit tells ‘story of Afghan girls helping each other’ — Metro News |Links, Photos and Video

Aga Khan exhibit captures the fascinating stories of resilient, young skaters, empowerment and ‘the future’ of a war-torn country. (…) Over the coming years, Fulford-Dobson travelled to Kabul multiple times to capture hundreds of portraits of girls skillfully gliding on ramps or standing triumphantly with the boards. Skate Girls of Kabul, an exhibition featuring some…

Merkel at International Peace Meeting: "Religions have a mandate to work for peace" | Sant’Egidio peace meeting in Münster and Osnabrück | Video

“Dialogue between religions is possible as well as necessary,” Chancellor Merkel said at the Sant’Egidio International Peace Meeting. There was never any justification for war and violence in the name of any religion, even if some groups invoked religious grounds for them, she added. “We all share responsibility for peace in the world,” said Merkel,…