Today in Ismaili History
|Thursday, 2008, January 24||MUSLIM UNIVERSITY TO BE ESTABLISHED BY AGA KHAN - 2008-01-24|| |
2008, January 24: Muslim university to be established by Aga Khan - KARACHI, Pakistan (APP): A Muslim university would be established by the Aga Khan and the Ismaili community with a total investment of about $ 500 million, the president of the Aga Khan Ismaili Council, Iqbal Waljee, said in Karachi on Thursday. He said 1,000 acres of land has been acquired for the purpose on Super Highway in Karachi. The Aga Khan will lay the foundation stone, he said adding that acadamic activity will start from 2011. [More - Dawn]
|Monday, 2005, January 24||Chantilly : une fondation Aga Khan - AGA KHAN TO HELP RESCUE FRENCH CHATEAU - 2005-02-13|| |
Une Fondation pour la sauvegarde et le développement du domaine de Chantilly, joyau du patrimoine français
|Friday, 2003, January 24||Troubled Ismaili homecoming - 2003-01-24|| |
Exiled Ismailis returning to their homes in the north find little has changed since end of Taleban era.
|Friday, 2003, January 24||TROUBLED ISMAILI HOMECOMING - 2003-01-24|| |
Afghanistan's Ismaili community, which suffered mass killings under the Taleban regime, is now facing persecution under the country's new transitional democratic government. The Ismailis, who broke from the mainstream Shi'a Muslims in the 8th century and have over the years settled in several countries and in pockets of Afghanistan, particularly the Kayan valley north-west of Kabul, have long been regarded with suspicion by other groups in this conservative Muslim country because of their unorthodox religious views and practices.
|Saturday, 1998, January 24||Hidden secrets of the universe-1998-01-24|| |
While the outside may be simple, the rooms inside are crammed with exotic bibelots, orchids, oriental rugs and textiles. But then Prince Sadruddin is the younger son of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III - the Imam, or leader of the Ismaili Shia Muslims. Their family's bloodline can be traced back to the Prophet.
|Tuesday, 1967, January 24||Event - 1967-01-24|| |
The Aga Khan Foundation was established with headquarters in Geneva.
|Wednesday, 1962, January 24||Event - 1962-01-24|| |
As Chairman of an international consortium, announced plans to build a $27 million tourist resort in north-east Sardinia over a period of 15 years.