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Wednesday, 2010, August 4Copyright Lawsuit: CROSS_EXAMINATIONS Table of Contents - for case allegedly by Aga Khan - 2010-09-04
Source: 
Heritage News

Here is a detailed table of contents of the cross-examinations for the Motions for Summary Judgement in the Copyright Lawsuit allegedly filed by the Aga Khan. We tried to include everyone's burning questions.

Are Farmans to be followed?

Thursday, 2005, August 4CRAFTING THE PAST</I> - 2005-08-04

A vocational training programme will revive and preserve mediaeval handicrafts in Islamic Cairo. Nevine El-Aref reports on the first phase of the project. The Aga Khan programme provides on-the-job training courses and offers vocational training. Programme administrator Seif El-Rashidi insists that all 250,000 of Al-Darb Al-Ahmar's inhabitants are fully involved in 'the reconstruction', supplying doors, windows, furniture, tiling and accessories required by the new community centre, schools and hotels.

Thursday, 2005, August 4Cairo Magazine - CRAFTING THE PAST - 2005-08-04
Source: 
www.cairomagazine.com Cairo Magazine

Crocodile, snake, lizard, cow and sheep hides have been used since prehistory for creating durable leather goods, but at the Darb Al Ahmar craft exhibition at Al Azhar Park you can see something new in the ancient art

Thursday, 2005, August 4AN ARCHITECTURAL MARVEL</I> - 2005-08-04

In a conservation effort that took nearly a decade to complete, one NGO has undertaken the comprehensive restoration and repair of Baltit Fort, making it a beautiful and functional building, writes Fauzia Husain. Nestled high in the mountains and surrounded by unrivalled vistas of rugged terrain, stands a 700-year-old fort which has been witness to the socio-cultural history of a resilient people, and to a remarkable feat of modern day conservation.

Thursday, 2005, August 4An architectural marvel - AN ARCHITECTURAL MARVEL - 2005-08-04
Source: 
The review

In a conservation effort that took nearly a decade to complete, one NGO has undertaken the comprehensive restoration and repair of Baltit Fort, making it a beautiful and functional building, writes Fauzia HusainNestled high in the mountains and surrounded by unrivalled vistas of rugged terrain, stands a 700-year-old fort which has been witness to the socio-cultural history of a resilient people, and to a remarkable feat ofmodern day conservation.

Thursday, 2005, August 4Al-Ahram - CRAFTING THE PAST - 2005-08-04
Source: 
weekly.ahram.org.eg

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/754/fe1.htm Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 18754 - 10 August 2005
Issue No. 754

Crafting the past

A vocational training programme will revive and preserve mediaeval handicrafts in Islamic Cairo. Nevine El-Aref reports on the first phase of the project

Wednesday, 2004, August 4TAJIKISTAN: World Bank installs early warning system at Lake Sarez
Source: 
www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=42528&SelectRegion=Central_Asia&SelectCountry=TAJIKISTAN

Special equipment for monitoring the situation around Lake Sarez in eastern Tajikistan is now being installed by a World Bank project working on risk mitigation in the area, a step to ensure early warning for the vulnerable population in the region.'This equipment is for monitoring the situation around Lake Sarez, the dam and the Bartang valley, including seismic activity, landslides, water, wind speed and so on,' Rustam Bobojonov, a coordinator for the World Bank's Lake Sarez risk mitigation project, told IRIN from the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, on Thursday.

Wednesday, 2004, August 4Tajikistan receives equipment to monitor Lake Sarez flood threat

The Swiss Fela company has recently delivered satellite equipment for a monitoring system and for early warnings at Lake Sarez [over 3,000 m up in the Pamirs in eastern Tajikistan] to Tajikistan, Rustam Bobojonov, coordinator of a World Bank project on reducing the risk of Lake Sarez overflow, told Avesta on 4 August.He said the total cost of the equipment is 1.5m dollars.

Wednesday, 2004, August 4TAJIKISTAN: World Bank installs early warning system at Lake Sarez - 2004-08-04
Source: 
www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=42528&SelectRegion=Central_Asia&SelectCountry=TAJIKISTAN

Special equipment for monitoring the situation around Lake Sarez in eastern Tajikistan is now being installed by a World Bank project working on risk mitigation in the area, a step to ensure early warning for the vulnerable population in the region.'This equipment is for monitoring the situation around Lake Sarez, the dam and the Bartang valley, including seismic activity, landslides, water, wind speed and so on,' Rustam Bobojonov, a coordinator for the World Bank's Lake Sarez risk mitigation project, told IRIN from the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, on Thursday.

Wednesday, 2004, August 4MUSEVENI AGA KHAN HOLD TALK</I> - 2004-08-04

According to the New Vision published in Kampala, published on August 6, President Yoweri Museveni helds a meeting with the visiting His Highness the Aga Khan at Parliamentary Buildings on Wednesday August 4, 2004.

Wednesday, 2004, August 4New Vision w/photo - MUSEVENI AGA KHAN HOLD TALK - 2004-08-04
Source: 
www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/377593

TICKLING POINTS: President Yoweri Museveni holds a meeting with the visiting His Highness the Aga Khan at Parliamentary Buildings on Wednesday [ August 4, 2004?].Museveni, Aga Khan hold talks.

Wednesday, 2004, August 4Tajikistan receives equipment to monitor Lake Sarez flood threat - 2004-08-04

The Swiss Fela company has recently delivered satellite equipment for a monitoring system and for early warnings at Lake Sarez [over 3,000 m up in the Pamirs in eastern Tajikistan] to Tajikistan, Rustam Bobojonov, coordinator of a World Bank project on reducing the risk of Lake Sarez overflow, told Avesta on 4 August.He said the total cost of the equipment is 1.5m dollars.

Wednesday, 2004, August 4AGA KHAN FOUNDATION GIVES 1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR SAREZ</I> - 2004-08-04

Tajikistan receives equipment to monitor Lake Sarez flood threat. The Swiss Fela company has recently delivered satellite equipment for a monitoring system and for early warnings at Lake Sarez [over 3,000 m up in the Pamirs in eastern Tajikistan] to Tajikistan, Rustam Bobojonov, coordinator of a World Bank project on reducing the risk of Lake Sarez overflow, told Avesta. The total cost of the World Bank project on reducing the risk of Sarez Lake overflow is 4.22m dollars. Of this sum, 2.9m dollars is a grant from the Swiss government; 1m dollars is from the Aga Khan Foundation.

Monday, 2003, August 4Saving Shangri-La - SAVING SHANGRI-LA - 2003-08-04
Source: 
www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/discover/archive_features/273.shtml BBC Radio

I confess I didn't find everything quite so appetising - such as the 30 year old butter - yes you heard right, 30 year old butter! - a traditional food at weddings, parties and greeting ceremonies. It tastes kind of cheesy

Monday, 2003, August 4Reuters 2 - NEW CELLPHONE FIRM VOWS TO END AFGHAN FRUSTRATIONS - 2003-07-25

Alcatel < ALCATEL A > a annoncé lundi avoir remporté un contrat 'de plusieurs millions d'euros' portant sur la fourniture d'un réseau GSM en Afghanistan.
Ce contrat a été signé avec le consortium international TDCA (Telecom Development Company Afghanistan) - placé sous la direction de l'Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) et Monaco Telecom International - qui a acquis en janvier dernier la nouvelle licence GSM afghane.

Monday, 2003, August 4SAVING SHANGRI-LA - 2003-08-04

The Hunza Valley has one of the most educated populations in Pakistan, and that includes the women. As members of the Ismailis Sect of Islam, under the influence of the Aga Khan, women here have a much freer way of life than in other parts of the Muslim State...Most significantly there has been a concerted effort by the Aga Khan Foundation to preserve the very things that made Hunza so unique.

Monday, 2003, August 4MINISTRY TO LAUNCH TRAINING COURSES FOR NURSES - 2003-08-04

The ministry of overseas Pakistanis will launch two training programmes for nurses so that they could avail job opportunities abroad. Under the programmes, training will be imparted to 300 nurses in Islamabad, while 3,200 nurses will receive training at Aga Khan Hospital Nursing College, Karachi.

Monday, 2003, August 4Ministry to launch training courses for nurses - 2003-08-04
Source: 
www.dawn.com/2003/08/04/nat13.htm

The ministry of overseas Pakistanis will launch two training programmes for nurses so that they could avail job opportunities abroad.Sources in the ministry told this reporter that the programmes would be launched in Islamabad and Karachi to impart training to 3,500 nurses. They said during the training, the nurses would be provided boarding and lodging facilities, besides a monthly stipend of Rs5,000.
The nurses will also attend language classes in the National University of Modern Languages, they added.

Sunday, 2002, August 4AKRSP FACES EXTREMISTS' IRE - 2002-08-04

Since the mid-1980s, the Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) had steadily expanded its development projects in the region, winning strong grassroots support. But over the last three years, the group has often been on the defensive. After several bomb threats and acts of sabotage, a powerful explosion in late 2000 prompted the AKRSP to shutter its offices here. The closing was only temporary, but it came as a blow to aid workers who thought they had made progress in overcoming years of sectarian strife.

Sunday, 2002, August 4A LEARNING EXPERIENCE - 2002-08-04

Canadian-backed grassroots program in Pakistan puts village girls in school and helps women help themselves wrote Martin Regg Cohn in the Toronto Star. 'Backed by Canadian government aid, the Aga Khan Foundation helps villagers overcome formidable obstacles - natural and man-made - by bringing education and electricity to these former backwaters. Isolated by both geography and conservative local customs, women here have long borne the brunt of rural Pakistan's backwardness. The legacy of purdah - the covering up and confinement of women - has been poverty, disease and illiteracy.

Monday, 1980, August 4Visit of H.S.H. Prince Amym Mohamed to the MIS Review Conference II - Nairobi - 1980-08-04

On August 7th, 1980 H.S.H. Prince Amyn Mohamed paid a special visit to the venue of the MIS Review Conference II-Nairobi, at the request of Count Sir Eboo Pirbhai, President of the Supreme Council of Europe, U.S.A., Canada & Africa.

Monday, 1980, August 4Event - 1980-08-04

Review Conference II was held in Nairobi on the Management Information Systems (M.I.S) attended by representatives from the world over, Hazar Imam's Secretariat at Aiglemont and ECOGRANT Pakistan. Prince Amyn also attended this conference held at the Aga Khan Religious & Cultural Centre, Parklands. (click here)

Wednesday, 1965, August 4Event - 1965-08-04

The Mayor of Abidjan conferred the honour of 'Freeman of Abidjan' and presented Hazar Imam with the 'Golden Key' to the city.

Wednesday, 1965, August 4Event - 1965-08-04

Paid first visit to Abidjan Jamat. It was also a State visit to Ivory Coast. The President decorated Prince Karim Aga Khan with the highest order of the nation, the 'Grand Cross of the National Order'.

Sunday, 1957, August 4S570804 Speech at Karachi, Pakistan-1957-08-04

It gives Me the greatest pleasure to be with you today on My first visit to Pakistan after having assumed My new responsibilities. I am deeply moved by the warmth of your welcome and I shall cherish the memory of your love and affection for Me on this My first visit.

Sunday, 1957, August 4Speech at Karachi, Pakistan - 1957-08-04

It gives Me the greatest pleasure to be with you today on My first visit to Pakistan after having assumed My new responsibilities. I am deeply moved by the warmth of your welcome and I shall cherish the memory of your love and affection for Me on this My first visit.

Sunday, 1957, August 4Event - 1957-08-04

Visit to Karachi, Pakistan. In His speech, Hazar Imam said; 'You all know that my grandfather was one of the founders of Pakistan

Sunday, 1957, August 4Event - 1957-08-04-A

Sunday; On his way to Karachi, Hazar Imam made a brief stop at Beirut Airport where the Lebanese Government gave him a welcome normally reserved for Heads of State. Some 600 Syrian and Lebanese Ismailis also were gathered at this auspicious occasion.

Saturday, 1945, August 4Aga Khan III Event - 1945-08-04

August 4, 1945 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and Mata Salamat landed from a flying boat and made their first visit to Lourenco Marques, Mozambique.


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