Join us for the first episode of The Ismaili Update for this year, as we look back at the stories from the worldwide Jamat during the month of January.
This year’s New Years Honours lists in the UK and Canada featured four Ismailis who were awarded titles and orders of chivalry for their generosity and services to others.
Meet Eshan Lakhani, a young, passionate musician from Australia who turned the mundane beat of pots and pans into a symphony of inspiration.
The World Health Organization earlier this year declared the end of the covid-19 health emergency. Given the pandemic’s impact on each of our lives, one might think this would have been the standout story of 2023. As it turned out, this news came and went while other stories occupied our attention this year.
In the bustling city of Dubai, host city of this year's UN Climate Conference (COP28), a confluence of minds and ideas gathered to pave the way toward a more sustainable future. Among the diverse group of delegates, advocates, and stakeholders, members of the Jamat were active participants in helping to make progress in the field of climate action.
Join us for a new episode of The Ismaili Update as we look back at the exciting stories from the worldwide Jamat during the action-packed month of August.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the 26th Annual Ismaili Muslim Stampede Breakfast in Calgary yesterday alongside senior representatives of the federal, provincial and municipal governments, as well as civil society, business and other community leaders.
I’ll never forget the feeling of the sand beneath my feet as I walked along the beach, watching the tide come in. I’ll never forget the sound of 120 people wincing audibly as I dislocated my elbow at a middle school wrestling meet. Most of all, I’ll never forget the way the entire world and all its problems melted away as I sped down a hill on my longboard.
The summer of 2023 in India is turning out to be the one of the hottest, with temperatures soaring over 45 degrees Celsius. The threat of such heat waves and the broader risks of climate change are making green buildings a growing area of interest for the real estate sector.
World Blood Donor Day is an occasion dedicated to raising awareness about the critical need for safe blood and blood products. These inspiring tales of service and survival highlight the profound impact that a simple act of donating blood can have on individuals facing life-threatening conditions. From Salim Amlani's journey with thalassemia, where the support of dedicated donors ensured his survival, to Munira Premji's courageous battle against multiple cancers, made possible by timely blood transfusions, and Ronil Shivji's commitment to donating plasma, these stories serve as a testament to the power of compassion and the vital importance of blood donation.
The Ismaili is pleased to announce the launch of Muslim Footprints, a biweekly podcast series that brings listeners scholarly knowledge about the rich diversity of Islam. The first episode is available now. subscribe to Muslim Footprints on your favourite podcast platform including Spotify, iTunes, and Google.
Noorima Rehan is a 17-year-old aspiring Ismaili vocalist from Ghulkin, Gojal, Hunza. Located approximately 142km from Gilgit, Ghulkin is situated on the west of Hunza in the Karakorum, surrounded by glaciers and streams. Noorima's love for music runs deep within her being, and she finds herself singing in every moment of her life. Her vocal skills have propelled her to new heights. Most notably, she recently represented Pakistan during King Charles III's Coronation Concert in London.