Day: May 13, 2012

A Divine Way to Resist Temptation

Source: The Wall Street Journal Self-control problems often fade away when it comes to obeying religious dictates. These teenagers are eating a kosher meal in Maryland. I was raised in a kosher household. Though I never fully understood why I couldn’t eat cheeseburgers or pepperoni pizza—the theology still confuses me—I […]

Indian Space Research Organisation successfully tests indigenous cryogenic engine

Source: Times of India CHENNAI: In a major step, ISRO today successfully tested the indigenous cryogenic engine to be used to propel the country’sGeosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle. The test was conducted at the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre at Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district. “The acceptance test of the indigenous cryogenic engine […]

Wife-hitter sentenced to reading

Husband will take a test later to see what he has learned about relating By Habib Toumi Bureau Chief GULF NEWS Manama A Saudi national found guilty of hitting his wife has been sentenced to reading two books that explain relations between spouses in Islam. He will later sit for […]

Protection of refugees an Islamic duty, says UNHCR

By RIYADH: WALAA HAWARI, ARAB NEWS STAFF The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) ended a two-day international ministerial conference on refugees in the Muslim world in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, yesterday. The conference focused on the refugee situation in the Muslim world. The […]