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Sisters Afra and Amina Wali – First Ever Pakistani Muslim Gold & Silver Medalist in South Asian Games

Two female skiers grabbed Pakistan’s first gold and silver in the first South Asian Games, leaving their male teammates ruing their dismal performance as they only claimed a bronze medal. Sisters Afra, 17, and Amina Wali, 19, claimed first and … Continue reading

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Samina Baig – First Ismaili Muslim women who topped Chashkin Sar

  By Carol Grayson Following on from the recent success of the Pakistani women’s cricket team winning gold in the Asia Games  [i] Mirza Ali (27) hopes to reach new heights partnering with his younger sister Samina Baig (20) to … Continue reading

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Youngest Ismaili Muslim child achieved MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist)

Mauhib Iqbal – A 13-year-old child, an O-Level Student at Beacon House School at Karachi, Pakistan, has achieved MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) from Microsoft in Dot Net Framework 4.0 (computer programming) with 98.4%. He is also awarded with the title of “Charter … Continue reading

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Kainat Imtiaz: First Ever Ismaili Muslim women wins cricket gold at Asian Games

Full name Kainat Imtiaz Born June 21, 1992, Karachi, Sind Current age 18 years 155 days Major teams Pakistan Women, South Zone Women (Pakistan) Batting style Right-hand bat Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast   Batting and fielding averages   Mat Inns … Continue reading

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Changing lives in Congo, one smile at a time

Sixteen-month-old Jimla Kasenga and 61-year-old Mukadi Kabengele both have a reason to smile. Each of them underwent successful facial reconstructive surgery at Operation Smile’s recent medical mission to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The week-long mission, which … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial women transform home-cooked meals into a source of income

Every Thursday and Friday, Shamim Lakhani’s cooking is sold — together with dishes prepared by other Ismaili women — to busy members of the Dubai Jamat who are eager for home cooked traditional food. Her cooking provides her with a … Continue reading

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Canadian artiste Farahri makes Reggae Sumfest debut

NO stranger to the Jamaican music scene, ANOKHI award-winning artiste Farahri finished off 2009 with a vibrant performance at Reggae Fever. This year, Farahri is back once again to perform alongside reggae pop star Fire Lion at this year’s annual … Continue reading

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