Monthly Archives: January 2010

Build your own electric car with Trexa

Trexa has revealed details of a lithium-powered, all-wheel vehicle development platform that will enable engineers and developers to create custom “vehicle apps”, doing for builders of electric vehicles what the iPhone did for application developers. Modular and scalable, the standard … Continue reading

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AKU: Non-surgical treatment options against arthritis

KARACHI (APP) – Although most forms of arthritis are chronic, there are effective non surgical ways to relieve the pain, improve mobility and avoid joint damage, said Dr. Riaz Hussain Lakdawala, a senior orthopaedic surgeon. In his presentation at a … Continue reading

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Ismaili Centre, Dubai joins with Architectural Heritage Society to host lecture series

In November 2004, at the Ninth Award Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Mawlana Hazar Imam observed that “in recent years, Islamic architecture seemed to have lost its identity and its inspiration.” He added that this resulted in “cities, villages, and … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL (Undergraduate/Masters) SCHOLARSHIP 2010 For Pakistani Students

Applicants wishing to apply for Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught programmes may be eligible for the ‘International Scholarship’ This is awarded as a tuition fee reduction of up to £1500 for each academic year of study and is given on the … Continue reading

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Increasing magnesium intake can boost brainpower

Your mother was right – eating your “greens” (which contain magnesium) is good for you. In fact, according to neuroscientists at MIT and Tsinghua University in Beijing, rats who were fed a new compound that increased their brain magnesium demonstrated … Continue reading

Posted in Evolution, Health

Bridges that Unite (Otawa): Khalil Z. Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation, Canada.

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Members Of The International Community Meet For The Afghanistan Conference

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 28: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with His Highness the Aga Khan Prince Karim al-Hussaini before posing for a photograph ahead of the Afghanistan London Conference at Lancaster House on January 28, 2010 in … Continue reading

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