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Team Khimor take part in the highest ever cultural dance performance at the top of Minglik Sar Peak in Shimshal Valley.

Wishing to share the beauty of Hunza’s mountains with the world, a group of young Ismailis recently set not one but two Guinness World Records: the “Highest Cultural Dance Performance” and the “Highest DJ Set” ever performed.

The ‘East’ Tower, reaching a height of some 220 metres, will present breath-taking views of the Mumbai skyline and the Arabian Sea.

The Aga Hall Estate in South Mumbai is embarking on a major transformation into a renowned urban hospital, school, and housing community complex, under the patronage of its owner, the Prince Aly Khan Hospital Charitable Trust.

Landscaped gardens will welcome visitors into the tranquility of the Aga Hall heritage site.

Leaders from the Jamat and AKDN celebrated the commencement of the redevelopment of the Aga Hall Estate in South Mumbai on Sunday 13 February. The ground-breaking ceremony was led by Ashish Merchant, President of the National Council for India, who himself was born on the estate and continues to live there today.

Kingston University London’s Town House, engineered by Hanif Kara’s AKT II and designed by Grafton Architects, won the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2021.

Professor Hanif Kara’s passion for design-led engineering has enabled him to contribute to a wave of innovation in the building and construction industry. He has won numerous honours for his decades of work, including most recently an OBE. In the face of many obstacles, we find out what drives him to keep designing.

The IgniteDigital interactive conference was delivered via an immersive platform that allowed speakers and participants to connect in real-time like never before.

Building on the success of previous Ignite conferences, last year’s IgniteDigital conference assembled world-class speakers to present on current topics of interest in connection with business and the economy. Sessions from the conference are now available to stream on The Ismail TV On Demand.

On the occasion of Yawm-e Ali, The Ismaili is pleased to present Every breath, a devotional composition in praise of Hazrat Ali, composed by Fez Meghani and performed by Saif Sattani.

Prince Rahim and United Nations Secretary General Mr António Guterres in New York on 9 February 2022.

Prince Rahim met with United Nations Secretary General Mr António Guterres at the UN’s Headquarters in New York on 9 February 2022.

Celebrated annually on 11 February, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science seeks to promote full and equal access for women and girls to participate in scientific endeavours. It's also a day to recognize women and girls' roles in science and technology.

An Alliances Canada conference motivated the Akbari brothers to begin laying plans for Coco Frutti, a chain of breakfast restaurants in Quebec and Ontario.

In 2006, brothers Noor and Habib Akbari moved from Afghanistan to Canada with their families. They had just CA $500 to their names, they recall. Today, they run a breakfast chain of 22 restaurants in Quebec and Ontario, with four more under construction.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

Mawlana Hazar Imam met with His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal, in Lisbon on 4 February 2022.

On Thursday 10 February, The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) and ITREB UK will host the launch of Ismaili Festivals: Stories of Celebration, the first book in the new IIS' Living Ismaili Traditions series. The event will be streamed live on The Ismaili TV at 8:00 PM (UK time).

Access to quality healthcare remains a major concern in the remote villages of Chitral, where people drive hours to access primary health care services. TKN volunteer Dr Ali Hussain Khan, founder and CEO of Noor Dental Clinic, took on the daunting task of providing for the region’s oral health care needs.

It’s important that we start talking about our mental health.

Time to Talk Day is observed every year in the United Kingdom on 3 February. It is considered to be the “nation’s biggest mental health conversation where families, friends, workplaces and communities come together to talk, listen and change lives.”

By ensuring that we take care of ourselves, we can be better positioned to take care of others.

While the term “self-care” appears more and more often in conversations nowadays, the concept is not new. However, knowing what it is and correctly putting it into practice is essential to taking control of your health.

A team meeting at Ilmhona.

When his Fellowship ended in February 2020, Inam Teja planned to travel around Tajikistan and Central Asia, slowly making his way back to Canada. But the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted his plans. As flights were pushed back, he started to volunteer at a local organisation, and now serves as their Chief Financial Officer.

This week, students and teachers around the world celebrated the International Day of Education. In light of this year’s theme, “Changing course, Transforming Education,” students at the Aga Khan Academies shared their experiences on the significant shifts in almost every aspect of their learning.

The Aga Khan Hostel, Hyderabad, India.

Since its establishment in Hyderabad in 1955, the Aga Khan Hostel's extensive reach, progressive programmes, and emphasis on inclusion have created a lasting impact on its students and the communities it serves.

Global Encounters Camps offer participants a range of service-learning opportunities, leadership preparation, and thoughtful engagement on the pressing issues facing our planet.

After a two-year hiatus, Global Encounters hopes to host in-person residential camps in 2022, to be held in Kenya in June and in India and Pakistan in December.

The second cycle of the Aga Khan Music Awards will be held later this year, to acknowledge the exceptionally creative artists and musicians who have displayed innovation in their craft during the past two world-changing years.

Nairobi Town Jamatkhana pictured at dusk.

On the historic evening of 14 January 1922, as daylight turned to dusk, prayers were recited at the Nairobi Town Jamatkhana for the very first time.