Southeast men’s dance team, Nishani, is an example of the high calibre of competition at the North American Ismaili Games. Photo: Azam Lalani
The North American Ismaili Games is the largest Ismaili sports event ever staged on the continent. Photo: Sehrish Rahim
The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto will open its doors to the public on 18 September 2014. Photo: Tom Arban
Ismaili Council for the UK President Amin Mawji breaks bread with Yemeni Ambassador, His Excellency Abdulla Ali Al-Radhi at an Iftar dinner hosted at the West London Jamatkhana on 21 July 2014. Photo: Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for the UK
Share a Smile is an initiative of the Ismaili Muslim community in the United Kingdom to help those in need during the month of Ramadan. Photo: Shokatali Ismail

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From the archive

September 2011

On Eid ul-Fitr, the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe hosts its first Jamati celebration

As Ismaili families in Dushanbe prepared to observe Eid ul-Fitr in the traditional manner, excitement brewed at the prospect of the Jamat coming together to celebrate the occasion at the new Ismaili Centre for the first time ever. The gathering proved a momentous and moving experience for all.

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Princess Zahra reviews redevelopment of Prince Aly Khan Hospital in Mumbai; joins Aga Khan School anniversary celebration in Dhaka

Princess Zahra cuts a cake in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Aga Khan School, Dhaka on 5 June 2014. Photo: Saad Bin Hossain

Princess Zahra visited India and Bangladesh in June to review progress in the redevelopment of Prince Aly Khan Hospital and the surrounding Aga Hall estate, and to take part in celebrating the silver jubilee of the Aga Khan School in Dhaka. She also met with leaders and members of the Jamat in both countries.

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Annual tournament supports cricket in Toronto neighbourhoods

Organised by the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Ontario, the Premier Cup cricket tournament was part of a wider community effort to support the development of the sport in Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park, Toronto neighbourhoods that are home to large South Asian immigrant communities. Photo: Courtesy of Ismaili Council for Ontario

While the annual Premier Cup cricket tournament brought Ontario Ismaili Muslims together in April, it was also part of a wider effort to build cricket pitches and support programming in Toronto neighbourhoods that are home to large South Asian immigrant communities.

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How to manage your diabetes during Ramadan

Even when fasting,  regular dietary recommendations should be followed. Continue trying to eat at least five fruits and vegetables a day. Photo: Rahima Alani

For Muslims with diabetes, the fast during Ramadan can present a challenge in day to day management of the condition. In this article, Dr Hala Alsafadi offers tips on staying safe.

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Opening ceremony of the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, in December 2008.

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