Wisdom of the Mountains: Pamiri People of Afghanistan and Tajikistan

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The Pamiri people of Afghanistan and Tajikistan are among the most isolated communities in the world. They live according to centuries-old traditions. Slowly but surely Western influences enter this remote mountain region. In this documentary film we travel through the Pamir Mountains with Frederik van Oudenhoven. More at the source, with…

Videos: Jesus tomb in Jerusalem reopens after renovation

Jesus tomb in Jerusalem reopens after renovation The shrine where Jesus Christ is said to have been buried and resurrected has been unveiled after a $4m renovation. A restoration team has finished its work to reinforce and preserve the tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in east Jerusalem. The site is the centrepiece…

Aga Khan Ensemble in Portuguese Parliament, Serralves Foundation, Gulbenkian Museum and Lisbon Ismaili Centre |Watch the Live Stream

New music with deep roots Aga Khan Ensemble to perform Navruz concerts at Portuguese Parliament, Serralves Foundation, Gulbenkian Museum and Lisbon Ismaili Centre Leading artists on the roster of the Aga Khan Music Initiative will come together to perform a programme devoted to celebration of richness and cultural diversity, honouring Navruz, the Welcoming of the…

Ginan: Navroz naa din sohaamnnaa – On the glorious day of Navroz

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Navruz in Persian means a new day. In the Persian calendar it is the New Year’s day. It is a very significant occasion in our tradition as many important and significant events took place on the day. According to a tradition related to Imam Imam Jafar al-Sadik, “It was on Navroz…

Germany: Schulz vs. Merkel – what are the odds? | DW News

Martin Schulz, the main challenger in Germany’s upcoming national election, is the Social Democrats’ new party leader. Schulz’s popularity is high in polls, giving him a chance at dethroning Chancellor Angela Merkel. We take a look at the candidates. Published on 19 Mar 2017 Martin Schulz, the main challenger in Germany’s upcoming national election, is…

Video: Prince Karim Aga Khan Outstanding Services for Muslims and Humanity

A short Video / documentary on Hazrat Imam Shah Karim al Husayni (s.a)’s (Publicly Known as His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan iv) Services for Muslims and Humanity. His Highness Prince Karim Aga khan iv is 49th Spiritual Leader (Imam) of Shia Imami IVideo: Prince Karim Aga Khan Outstanding Services for Muslims and Humanit Published…

Historical Photos: Canada meets Germany| PM Justin Trudeau and Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin |Both leaders support CETA agreement

The Canadian Prime Minister and the German Chancellor have called the CETA trade agreement between Canada and the EU a blueprint for future deals. The European Parliament has approved the agreement, despite controversy in the EU about adopting it. Kanadas Premierminister Justin Trudeau ist auf Europa-Reise. Am Donnerstagabend lädt die Kanzlerin zu einem gemeinsamen Abendessen…

Video:Improving Elementary Education in Sindh and Balochistan Through ‘STEP’ (Strengthening Teacher Education in Pakistan)

STEP- Strengthening Teacher Education in Pakistan – A multi-faceted intervention to improve the quality and delivery of elementary education appropriate to the poor, particularly women and children by strengthening the professional development and performance of teachers, teacher educators and education managers.  Source: Aga Khan University –Published on 13 Feb 2017 ->>>>>><<<<-

Aga Khan University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab |These facilities are in addition to 100 outreach centres throughout the province

The Aga Khan University Hospital has opened two new medical centres to provide consulting clinics, vaccination, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services in Lahore, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre in Lahore. Photo: AKUH Located…

Poet Rahim’s tomb Delhi regains its beauty, history and poetry

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Highlights: Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana, one of the ‘Navratnas’ (nine gems) in Mughal Emperor Akbar’s court Commonly known as Rahim among “Tulsi, Kabir and Rahim” fame A poet, who through couplets venerating Lord Krishna, stands for everything that India is proud of Unlike Emperor Shah Jahan’s monument of love to his wife,…