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Wednesday, 2006, September 20 - India: His Highness the Aga Khan spent 4 days in India. He met officials in Dehli, layed the foundation stone of the AgaKhan Academy in Hyderabad, and also met with his followers.

Qutub Shahi Tombs: 60 pc renovation work completed, a unique heritage park on card

Project is underway to preserve and restore 40 tombs, three mosques, seven wells, and other buildings
Source: 
siasat.com The Siasat Daily

Hyderabad: The 16th Century Qutub Shahi Tombs are one of the main tourist attraction in the city. A heritage park is being added as a new chapter to this attraction.

The unique heritage park is likely to come up on 106 acres of land with the joint efforts of Aga Khan Foundation, Heritage Telangana and Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

A project is underway to preserve and restore 40 tombs, three mosques, seven wells, and other buildings. The first phase of this grand program of repair and renovation has been completed in 2018 and now the last phase of this program is underway.

Khushiyali Announcement made on occasion of Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah's arrival in Mumbai 1907-12-27

Khushiyali Announcement of Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah's arrival in Mumbai from Wilayat (Europe)1907-12-27

Khushiyali Announcement made on Savant 1964 month of Magsar Vadi Friday 7th 27-12-1907 announcing that Hazrat Mowlana Salamat Datar Sarkar Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah Datar had arrived in Mumbai from Wilayat (Europe) today by steamer. This announcement invited other Jamats to attend the Holy Deedar to be held in Mumbai

The glory of Qutub Shahi tombs being restored by AKTC

Quli Qutb Shah's Tomb
Source: 
siasat.com The Siasat Daily

Hyderabad: A visitor to the historic Qutub Shahi Tombs will be mesmerized by its architectural beauty. The colourful enameled tiles were used in decorating the tombs.

Quli Qutub Shah bears intricate carvings. The enameled tiling of the tomb made it unique from the other tombs.

The Aga Khan Trust for culture CEO Ratish Nanda said, “Qutub Shahi Tombs are fine examples of Indo-Iranian architecture.”

Pune: Exhibition on freedom fighters inaugurated at Aga Khan Palace 2021-03-13

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav exhibition at Aga Khan Palace,
Source: 
The Indian Express

The historic Aga Khan Palace in Pune, where Mahatma Gandhi was detained following the launch of the Quit India Movement, is holding an exhibition to pay homage to freedom fighters and showcase their contribution to the fight for independence, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the celebration of 75 years of India’s independence.

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat at Calcutta Air[port 1952-02-25

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat arriving at Calcutta Airport  1952-02-25

L'Aga Khan III lors de sa descente d'avion, en fauteuil roulant, après avoir fait une crise cardiaque, et la Bégum Aga Khan, Om Habibeh, Yvette Labrousse, le 25 février 1952, à Calcutta, Inde. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Hazar Imam led Juma Namaz at Juma Masjid in Mumbai 1958-03-21

Hazar Imam at Juma Masjid in Mumbai. He led the Juma Namaz  1958-03-21

Mowlana Hazar Imam at Juma Masjid in Mumbai on Friday March 21 1958 where he recited Juma Namaz

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Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah arrives in Bombay with Princess Teresa 1936-01-10

Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah and Begum Aga Khan arriving in Bombay in 1936

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah accompanied by Begum Princess Teresa Aga Khan (mother of Prince Aly Khan) arrived in Bombay aboard the S.S. Cathay on 10th January, 1936. This visit was in the Golden Jubilee year of the Imamat of our 48th Holy Imam

H.S.H. The Prince with the Thana Council

Prince Aly Khan visits Yeravda Palace in Poona

Photo taken at Yeravda Palace, (Poona) of H.S.H. Prince Aly Khan, Beloved 'Vali Ahad' of Mowlana Hazar Imam with the members of the Ismailia Council of Thana. Mr. Kassamali Fatehali, president of the Council is seated on the right of the Prince

Prince Aly Khan at Ismaili Youth Sports 1944-02-10

H.S.H. Prince Aly Khan watching Ismaili Youth Sports with Chairman Gulamali G. Merchant
Source: 
ISMAILI publication Bombay Sunday 12 March 1944

Under the auspices of Young Ismailis Brotherhood, various sports were arranged by Young Ismailis Youth Sports at the Cooperage in the immediate presence of H.S.H. Prince Aly Khan on 10th February 1944. The beloved Valiahad is seen watching the various sports with Chairman Gulamali G. Merchant B.A., LL.B

Prince Aly Khan visits The Aga Khan's Health Centre, Bombay 1941-01-19

Valiahad Prince Aly Khan visits H.H. The Aga Khan Health Centre, Bombay  1941-01-19

His Serene Highness Valiahad Prince Aly Khan photographed with the executive body and workers of H.H. The Aga Khan's Health Centre (Bombay) during the Prince's visit to the Centre

Imam Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah gave Holy Deedar to Ismailis from India, Burma and Ceylon 1940-03-09

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah addressing Ismailis at Aga Hall  1940-03-09

The Ismailis, followers of Mowlana Hazar Imam H.H. The Aga Khan residing in India, Burma and Ceylon as well as in Persian Gulf, Muscat and Central Asia celebrated the joint birthdays of His Highness, H.S.H. Prince Aly Khan and beloved Prince Sadruddin with great rejoicings and festivities on the 9th March 1940.

The picture shows Mowlana Hazar Imam offering His paternal blessings to the congregation that had assembled at Aga Hall

Sunder Nursery isn’t just the new Khan Market. It’s Delhi’s paradise in a pandemic 2020-12-26

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Source: 
theprint.in

From botany enthusiasts to social media influencers, everyone agrees Sunder Nursery is Delhi’s go-to spot to escape Covid blues.

Sunder Nursery is teeming these days.

Delhi''s Sunder Nursery chosen for two UNESCO Asia-Pacific awards for conservation 2020-12-19

A lost garden emerges: Sunder Nursery, Delhi, India | Aga Khan Development Network Creator: Picasa
Source: 
outlookindia.com

New Delhi, Dec 19 (PTI) Delhi''s iconic Sunder Nursery, a 90-acre garden which was transformed into a horticultural paradise after a decade-long conservation work, is among the winners in the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation this year.
Also, Koothambalam at Guruvayoor Temple in Kerala''s Thrissur has been chosen in the Award of Distinction category.

Rahim’s tomb: Delhi’s monument of love gets new lease of life after six-year conservation 2020-12-17

A view of the Tomb of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan also known as Rahim's Tomb, after the completion of its restoration work, near N
Source: 
hindustantimes.com

Rahim’s tomb, Delhi’s own monument of love built nearly 50 years before the iconic Taj Mahal, which stood in a ruinous condition with a “risk of collapse” has finally received a new lease of life after six-year-long “monumental conservation” work.

A multi-disciplinary team of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), in partnership with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and support of a corporate conglomerate, worked extensively on the project which married traditional craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at C.C.I. Reception in Bombay 1967--11-23

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
Ismaili - Salgreh Special Number 13th December, 1967

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan IV
C.C.I. , Bombay
23rd November, 1967

Mr. Sheriff, Honourable Chief Justice, Committee of Hosts, Ladies and Gentlemen
In the last ten years, it has been My good fortune to visit Bombay five times, and you, Mr. Sheriff, did Me the great honour of offering a similar reception to Me during My last visit in 1962. I thank you and the committee of hosts for your kindness. Your good wishes for the numerous garlands and for the most magnificent casket which I have been offered.

Speech by Hazar Imam at Kamla Nehru Park, Bombay 1967-11-25

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
Ismaili - Salgreh Special Number 13 December 1967

Speech by Mowlana Hazar Imam
Civic Reception at Kamla Nehru Park, Bombay
25th November, 1967
Your Lordship, Municipal Councillors, Citizens of Bombay

You have been very gracious in offering this reception in My honour and I am most sincerely grateful for your kind hospitality and for the warm words which you have said to Me in your address. Perhaps the fact that I have visited this great metropolis five times in the last ten years does not convey possibly enough the very special significance which Bombay has always had for Me.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the Brick Laying of the Nursing Home of the Ismaili General Hospital 1967-11-08

Mawlana Hazar Imam performing the brick-laying ceremony for the nursing home of Prince Aly Khan Hospital, then known as Ismailia
Source: 
Ismaili - Salgreh Special Number 1967-12-13 India

Mr. President of the Managing Council, Members, Ladies and Gentlemen

This, as you said Mr. President, is the 5th time that I have visited the Hospital in the last ten years. When I told the Federal Council of the Ismaili Community in India, that I would be visiting in this year, they said to Me, “certainly you never come to India”, and yet this is the fifth time in ten years and I do not believe I have visited any other area more often than India in the last ten years. I just want to get the record straight.


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