Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was awarded with the title of G.C.V.O -Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.
December 15, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with 'The Times of India', Bombay, 16 December 1922. 'The Civil and Military Gazette' also carried the interview on the same date.
June 21, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article for 'The Times', London, 10 October 1922 from The Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London, where the Aga Khan normally stayed on his short visits to London.
'People must not think that Mohammadans are living in a very backward condition.
I have even found an aged Mullah, who did not know a word of English, studying a
translation of 'The Statesman's Yearbook' which had been specially prepared so that
he might know the resources of the various countries...' (Aziz; 731)
June 7, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote a letter to 'The Times', London, printed on 8 June 1922, regarding the mortality of cancer. He spoke of the effects of tea and coffee, its prevalence in India and other eastern countries, and the question of whether or not cancer is more common in the West. ( 724)
February 3, 1922 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with 'The Bombay Chronicle' regarding issues in Indian Politics. The full text was printed in 'The Bombay Chronicle', Bombay, 4 February 1922. ( 720)
November 8, 1921 - Paris: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a letter to 'The Times' regarding making peace with Turkey, printed 12 November 1921. The address from Paris is not known.
July 8, 1921 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent a telegram regarding the Indian Muslim concern for Turkey, to Lord Reading, which was printed in 'The Morning Post', London, 9 July 1921. ( 710)
March 13, 1921 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III delivered a speech at the farewell luncheon to Lord and Lady Reading. Source: 'The Times', London, 14 March 1921.
'I am confident that...there could be no better augury for the success for the application of Lord Reading's great qualities of mind and heart to India than the revision of the Turkish Peace Treaty, on lines acceptable to Indian Settlement.' (Aziz; 706)
January 22, 1921 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave an interview with the Press that was printed in 'The Civil and Military Gazette', Lahore, 25 January 1921. The full text of the interview was circulated by the Associated Pres of India. The main topic of the interview was India's connection with Britain. ( 704)
1921 - Bombay: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote the foreword to H.P. Mody's biography of Sir Pherozeshah Mehta, called Remembering Sir Pherozeshah Mehta.
'It is with great reluctance that I have accepted the author's kind invitation to write this Foreword,
for I am well aware of my shortcomings for the task. Unlike many others happily still alive, I did not get
to know Sir Pherozeshah till the very evening of his life...' (Aziz; 716)
Sir Pherozeshah: A Political Biography The Times of India Press, Bombay, 1921.
Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III was appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh University.
November 6, 1920 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote an article for 'the Times', London, 6 November 1920. It described the British Policy in the East. He wrote of the conditions under which Bolshevism would flourish in India, restoring to the Indian army the primary task of defending India, he made comparisons between Egypt and Mesopotamia among other such topics. ( 698)
November 5, 1920 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III wrote a special article, headlined 'British Policy in the East: The Aga Khan's Protest: What Indians are Thinking: A Reasoned Warning' for 'The Times', London.
Due to the efforts of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III, Aligarh College was upgraded to the status of University.
December 19, 1919 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III delivered a speech at a dinner in honour of E.S. Montagu, in London at the Savoy Hotel, to celebrate the passing of the Governemnt of India Bill in appreciation of E.S. Montagu's services to India.
December 12, 1919 - London: Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III delivered a memorial to the Prime Minister of England on behalf of His Majesty's Muslim Subjects, where he spoke of the dimensions of the Turkish problem.
October 10, 1919 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave evidence before the joint select committee on the Government of India Bill. He spoke of the making of the 1919 reforms.
August 8, 1919 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III sent another letter to 'the Times', London, with regards to the suffrage of Indian women. The article, printed on 11 August 1919, described the attitude of the Southborough Report on the question of women's suffrage. It disagrees with Lord Southborough's opinion in that the great majority of Indian women of the well-to-do classes are not in seclusion. ( 645)
June 3, 1919 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Sayyid Ameer Ali sent a letter to 'the Times', London, regarding the post-war future of Turkey, printed on 6 June 1919. 'At this critical moment, we regarded duty as citizens of the British Empire to plead once more for a considerate hearing at the Peace Conference of the Mussalman case on behalf of Turkey.' ( 633)
The Dhoraji Religious Library held a special meeting. N.M. Budhwani, the Honorary Secretary put a proposal for the publication of a periodical in Dhoraji, which met an approval of all members.
It was resolved that its first issue, known as the "Ismaili Aftab", should be published during the 42nd Salgirah of the Imam, and N.M. Budhwani was appointed its editor.
Additional info on Itmadi Nuruddin Budhwani and his family are available in the attached link.