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H.H THE AGA KHAN IN AHMEDABAD - 2008-05-14

2008, May 14:Mowlana Hazar Imam arrived at Airport at 8:30 PM, waved to Ismailis who lined up for 2 Km. Buses brought Jamats to airport, Hazar Imam leaned out and waved with his right hand. Girl guides and scouts were in the front. Jamats returning were congratulated for first Deedar of Golden Jubilee in Mumbay. Fireworks, Dandiya Raas, sherbet etc followed in JKs - For [INDIA VISIT] [Didar]

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN AHMEDABAD - 2008-05-16

2008, May 16: H.H the Aga Khan was welcomed today at the Taj Residency Ummed in Ahmedabad. The Aga Khan is on a one-day visit to Gujarat state of Western India.

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN BANGLADESH - 2008-05-19

2008, May 19-23: Prince Aga Khan,arrives Dhaka today on a four-day state visit. Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed will receive him at Zia International airport. He will visit National Memorial at Savar and attend a state banquet at Hotel Sonargaon today. He will also host diplomatic reception and Imamat banquet at the same venue tomorrow. Prince Aga Khan will lay the foundation of the Aga Khan Academy at Basundhara tomorrow and the permanent Jamatkhana of the community on May 21.

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN NEW DEHLI - 2008-05-12

May 12, 2008: Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (R) and the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, pose for photographers before their meeting in New Delhi May 12, 2008. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur (INDIA) . Photos and news: [click here!]

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN AHMEDABAD - 2008-05-16

2008, May 16: H.H the Aga Khan was welcomed today at the Taj Residency Ummed in Ahmedabad. The Aga Khan is on a one-day visit to Gujarat state of Western India.

Postage Stamps issued by India Post on Aga Khan Foundation - 2008-05-17

2008, May 17: Postage Stamps issued by India Post on Aga Khan Foundation on 17 May: [Stamp 1] [Stamp2]

U.S. Ambassador awards English Microscholarships - AKF - 2010-04-14

Source: 
newdelhi.usembassy.gov/pr041410b.html

NEW DELHI -- Today, the U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer awarded certificates to 100 new microscholarship recipients in the English Access Microscholarship Program at the MCD Primary School, Nizamuddin Basti. This two-year Access program is an initiative of the U.S. Embassy in cooperation with the Aga Khan Foundation which has been working in India for over 15 years on improving schools and educational opportunities for poor and marginalized groups.

100 MCD school students get English Microscholarships from US - Aga Khan Foundation - 2010-04-14

Source: 
UNI - www.newkerala.com/news/fullnews-89989.html

New Delhi, Apr 14 : The US Ambassador to India Timothy J Roemer today awarded English Microscholarship certificates to 100 students of an MCD primary school in Nizamuddin Basti providing them future educational opportunities and exchange programmes in the US.

The two-year Access programme is an initiative of the US Embassy in cooperation with the Aga Khan Foundation which has been working in India for over 15 years on improving schools and educational opportunities for poor and marginalised groups.

Aga Khan’s Microscholarship for 100 students -2010-04-16

Source: 
fachcha.com/international/aga-khans-microscholarship-for-100-students/

Marginalized group of 100 students received Microscholarship at the MCD Primary School in New Delhi. The award was given by US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer under the English Access Microschoralship Programme. The two-year programme is an initiative of the U.S. Embassy in cooperation with the Aga Khan Foundation. The Foundation began implementing the English Access Microscholarship Programme in 2010 for 100 students residing in the Nizamuddin Basti. Students of 14-18-year olds are eligible under the scheme.

Aga Khan’s Microscholarship for 100 students - 2010-04-14

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“This program gives students, who might otherwise not have the opportunity, the chance to acquire basic English language skills that lead to jobs!"

SPEECH AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE AGA KHAN BAUG - Famous Spark Quote - 1983-01-17

Your Excellency the President, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen

It gives me profound pleasure to be in Versova again to open the housing project which I inaugurated here almost exactly five years ago and to be performing the ceremony in the presence of such distinguished guests.

The Trustees of the Muniwarabad Charitable Trust and I are most happy and honoured to have His Excellency the President with us this morning. It is indeed a privilege and a very great encouragement to have him here.

SPEECH AT THE BANQUET HOSTED BY THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF INDIA - 1992-11-14

Your Excellency the Vice President, Your Excellencies, Members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen

It is for me a sincere pleasure, indeed, to be back in India, this great country with which my family and I have had close historical links that go back no less than five generations. Your generosity and courtesy have been so gracious to me.

AT THE DINNER HOSTED BY SHRI M. HIDAYATULLAH. VICE PRESIDENT OF INDIA - 1983-01-12

Your Excellency,
I am delighted that this evening's most enjoyable dinner gives me the opportunity of thanking you publicly for the welcome which your Government, and in particular the Prime Minister and the officials concerned, have given us. My wife, my brother and I are all deeply touched by the warmth of our reception on this Silver Jubilee visit and are sincerely appreciative of the courtesies extended to us.

SPEECH AT THE DINNER HOSTED BY THE ISMAILIA FEDERAL COUNCIL - 1983-01-14

Your Excellencies, Honourable Ministers, President Morani and Members of my Federal Council for India, Distinguished guests

H.H. The Aga Khan ON STATE VISIT - SEES INDIA AT THRESHOLD OF NEW WORLD ORDER - 1992-11-09

Under bright blue skies, Mowlana Hazar Imam descended the steps of his aircraft onto a red carpet at Bombay's Santa Cruz Airport on Monday, November 9th, 1992 at the start of a 15 day visit to India as a guest of the Government of India. Warm sunlight favoured the scene as Hazar Imam was officially received by Professor Javed Khan, then Minister for Protocol and Housing in the Government of Maharashtra and other State Government officials. Jamati leaders, resplendent in their gold pagris and red jabbas, respectfully welcomed Mowlana Hazar Imam on behalf of the India jamat.

Profile of the life and philosophy of the Aga Khan - UNLIKELY PATRIARCH - 1987-02-01

The Ismaili sect, with its social and theologically liberal outlook, is probably the most progressive in the Islamic world. Spread over four continents its adherents are guided by their high profile Imam, Prince Karim Aga Khan.
Pranay Gupte profiles the life and philosophy of the unlikely patriarch. And his image of a new world order based on free enterprise.

Princess Zahra Visits INDIA - 1995-11-01

Since last March, Princess Zahra has continued her working sessions with officers of jamati institutions world-wide as they relate to the Women's, Youth, and Social Welfare portfolios. Visiting each country has permitted Princess Zahra to obtain a sense of the environment in which the work of the institutions is being carried out.

H. H. The Aga Khans Interview With Aroon Purie The Editor Of India Today - 1989-02-01

H. H. The Aga Khans Interview With Aroon Purie The Editor Of India Today During H.H. The Aga Khans Recently Holy Visit To India.

Aga Khan Interview - All India TV-Radio - A Doordarshan Presentation - 1989-02-01

Q. Your Highness, you are the Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. It s a hereditary title. Have you ever felt burdened by being so, the 49th hereditary Imam? You are the direct descendent from the Prophet; you became the Imam at the age of 20. Did it ever come up for you where you were a reluctant Imam in any way?

H.H. The Aga KhanS VISIT TO INDIA - 1969-02-21

Mowlana Hazar Imam and Prince Amyn Mohammed landed at Bombay on 21st February, 1969. The occasion for this present visit was to hand over to the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Fund through the Government of India the historic Aga Khan Palace at Poona. During the 6 days visit, Mowlana Hazar Imam was the official guest of Government of India and was received at the airport by Officials of both Government of India and the Government of Maharashtra. The leaders of the Ismaili Community were also at Airport and Mowlana Hazar Imam's first inquiry on landing was to know the welfare of the Jamats.

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