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Dilshad Mawani (left), Sultana Sherali (top left), and Mumtaz Hirani (top right) have helped to make face coverings for physicians and families all over the Dallas region.
Dilshad Mawani (left), Sultana Sherali (top left), and Mumtaz Hirani (top right) have helped to make face coverings for physicians and families all over the Dallas region.
College student and friends produce face masks for physicians
College student and friends produce face masks for physicians
29 May 2020

For Sofia Babool, a 20-year-old sophomore studying neuroscience at the University of Texas at Dallas, conversation in recent weeks has centered around Covid-19. The world seems to be on pause; her school, favorite coffee shop, everything in her life has been turned upside down.

Egyptians boarding boats on the Nile during a cholera epidemic. Charles Auguste Loye 1841-1905.
Egyptians boarding boats on the Nile during a cholera epidemic. Charles Auguste Loye 1841-1905.
History, the arts, and pandemics
History, the arts, and pandemics
29 May 2020

Paintings, literature, and films, amongst other forms of art, are repositories of a society’s collective memory. They have much to tell us about prior pandemics, their impact, and what we can learn from these impressions today.

Digital Magazine: AKTC At Home, Issue 4
Digital Magazine: AKTC At Home, Issue 4
28 May 2020

The fourth and final issue of AT HOME, a digital magazine presenting the programmes and projects of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), will shine a spotlight on parks and gardens in the AKTC portfolio.

This first formal encounter of the Imam-of-the-Time with the Tajik Jamat in recent history is celebrated annually as Roz-e-Nur, or the Day of Light.
This first formal encounter of the Imam-of-the-Time with the Tajik Jamat in recent history is celebrated annually as Roz-e-Nur, or the Day of Light.
Roz-e-Nur: The day of light
Roz-e-Nur: The day of light
25 May 2020

To celebrate the occasion of Roz-e-Nur this week, The Ismaili is pleased to present From a Thousand Years ago into the Next Millennium, a 93-minute film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s historic first visit to the Tajikistan Jamat in May 1995.

Tell us what you think
24 May 2020

We value your opinion, and would love to know what you think of The Ismaili TV - please take a minute to complete our survey. Don’t be afraid to be honest: this will help us to improve our future offerings for you. We really appreciate your time and support - thank you!

Ghulomidinov Navruzshoh says he will continue to produce and distribute masks until everyone in his village of Emc has one.
Ghulomidinov Navruzshoh says he will continue to produce and distribute masks until everyone in his village of Emc has one.
The blessing of helping others: Tajikistan’s heroes in action
The blessing of helping others: Tajikistan’s heroes in action
24 May 2020

Members of the Jamat in Tajikistan are helping their communities — which are at high risk of natural disasters — as part of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), an integral part of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)'s emergency management activities.

Ya Allah - You are the One

Music Video: Ya Allah - You are the One
23 May 2020

In this new song, the children of the global Jamat express their wishes, and their thanks to Allah for the grace and blessings in our lives.

Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020
Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020
22 May 2020

On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the worldwide Jamat.

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Video: Eid greetings for the Jamat

Video: Eid greetings for the Jamat
22 May 2020

Each of the Ismaili National Council Presidents shares Eid ul-Fitr greetings and felicitations as the global Jamat prepares to celebrate Eid together at home.

The Shukrana Concert will play host to recognisable solo artists, singers, and bands from the worldwide Jamat.
The Shukrana Concert will play host to recognisable solo artists, singers, and bands from the worldwide Jamat.
Ismaili music artists prepare to entertain and inspire in the Shukrana Concert
Ismaili music artists prepare to entertain and inspire in the Shukrana Concert
22 May 2020

Over 70 talented acts from across the global Jamat have been preparing to take part in a unique virtual concert, entitled Shukrana: Celebration of Eid, to be screened exclusively on The Ismaili TV. The non-stop musical extravaganza will feature over 20 hours of original content, spread across three days, beginning on Sunday 24 May at 2 AM EDT / 7 AM BST / 9 AM EAT / 11 AM TJT.

There may be unique and creative ways for students to prepare for the upcoming university application process.
There may be unique and creative ways for students to prepare for the upcoming university application process.
Navigating university admissions amid unprecedented times
Navigating university admissions amid unprecedented times
21 May 2020

Applying to an undergraduate programme can often feel like an arduous phase in a student’s life, even without the added burden of a global pandemic. However, this unprecedented time allows students an opportunity to seek out unique and creative ways to prepare themselves for the upcoming university application process.

Visit the.ismaili/ecards to view the selection of options and send your eCard.
Visit the.ismaili/ecards to view the selection of options and send your eCard.
The Ismaili greeting eCard service
The Ismaili greeting eCard service
20 May 2020

The Ismaili is pleased to relaunch its eCard greeting service. For the upcoming occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, choose from several unique designs, add a personal message, and send your eCard to multiple contacts at a time. Visit the.ismaili/ecards to get started.

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