Muslim-Jewish goodwill blossoms in Morocco — | Jewish community donating land around ancient cemeteries to local farmers | Video

The High Atlas Foundationʹs fruit tree nursery project: Muslim-Jewish goodwill blossoms in Morocco — By Yossef Ben-Meir, director of the High Atlas Foundation Since 2012, the Moroccan Jewish community has been helping local farmers by donating land around ancient cemeteries for the planting of fruit tree nurseries. The aim: ending systemic rural poverty by transitioning…

Mundra,Gujrat – India: the first of the many schools founded by Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III near the Mundra port in 1905 — About the school | Videos

  Source: Aga Khan School mundra mundra Published: 19.07.2018 About the school The Aga Khan School, Mundra, is the first of the many schools founded by Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III. It was established in 1905 near the Mundra port as a Gujarati-medium school, but has since evolved into an English-medium school with…

EMPERORS & JEWELS: TREASURES OF THE INDIAN COURTS FROM THE AL-SABAH COLLECTION, KUWAIT — Aga Khan Museum | Watch Video by Vestnik.ca (Russian)

Aug 18, 2018 – Jan 27, 2019 Discover the deep roots of contemporary fashion’s love affair with men’s jewellery and adornments in this display of exquisitely crafted jewelled artworks from Mughal India. Decorated with gems such as diamonds and carved from semi-precious stone like jade, the objects in this exhibition are drawn from Kuwait’s al-Sabah…

Videos: Clean Energy Improves Lives and Boost Business in Rural Bangladesh | Working Together to Increase Access to Renewable

Bangladesh’s booming economy has increased the demand for electricity. To preserve the environment and power up isolated off-the-grid areas, the country has invested heavily in green energy through solar home systems, solar irrigation pumps, and solar mini-grids. Now, rural Bangladeshis can access round-the-clock cheap energy to run their businesses and lighten up their homes. Working…

Hymns of Wisdom: The Ismaili Ginans of South Asia – Ali Asani

Ali Asani, professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures at Harvard University, introduces the ginans, hymns of wisdom of the South Asia’s Ismaili communities, and their most important themes, including their ritual and performative contexts and the manner these have been impacted by a variety of political, social, and religious influences in colonial and…

Video: The University of Central Asia in Afghanistan | Satellite Learning Centers in cooperation with Teacher Training Colleges of Darwaz, Ishkashim, Shugnan and Badakhshan University Faizabad

The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) established Satellite Learning Centers in cooperation with Teacher Training Colleges of Darwaz, Ishkashim, Shugnan and Badakhshan University Faizabad, Afghanistan in 2014 . More than 5,500 learners (from 2014 to 2018) have been enrolled in high quality entry and intermediate level courses in Applied…

Video interview: Professor Ali Asani discusses the development of the Ginans – Ismaili devotional tradition in South Asia | ‘Ecstasy and Enlightenment’ — IIS ( Institute of Ismaili Studies)

In this 21 min interview Professor Ali Asani discusses the development of the ginans, Ismaili devotional tradition in South Asia, within the larger literary and religious traditions of the Subcontinent. He also examines the Khojki script in which many of the ginans, once committed to writing, were transcribed. (Click the Image to watch at source)…

Paderborn: The effigy of ‘Ötzi’ the Iceman | 5,300-year-old Mummy is now on exhibit at ‘Naturkunde Museum’ in Paderborn 24.08.18 – 06.01.2019| Watch Video

Ötzi, on Wikipedia Ötzi (German pronunciation: [ˈœtsi] ( listen)), also called the Iceman, the Similaun Man (Italian: Mummia del Similaun), the Man from Hauslabjoch, the Tyrolean Iceman, and the Hauslabjoch mummy, is the well-preserved natural mummy of a man who lived between 3400 and 3100 BCE.[2] The mummy was found in September 1991 in the…

Videos from Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar’s Cycle of Debt–Al Jazeera | Report from poor township on outskirts of Yangon City -AP, and House Of Love, Myanmar’s Elderly Poor – CNA Insider

Myanmar’s Cycle of – Al Jazeera With its gleaming new shopping malls and high-rise apartment blocks, Yangon has become the symbol of Myanmar’s rapid economic growth. Yet in its poorest neighbourhoods, 85 percent of households are borrowing money from loan sharks, just to cover their basic living expenses. While the loans may rescue them from…

Eyesi | Ophthalmology simulator explained by Dr Irfan Jeeva |The importance of practising cataract surgery on EyeSi

Assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the Medical College in Pakistan, Dr Jeeva shares the importance of practising cataract surgery on EyeSi, an augmented reality simulator, during medical training, and in turn, raising the standard of medical care in the region. Find out more about our surgical and imaging simulators at https://www.aku.edu/cime/facilities/P… Source: Aga Khan University…