eDigest: The U.N. is forming an international asteroid defense team

 The lead article was collected by Dr. Abdul Alim, Philippines

 

The U.N. is forming an international asteroid defense team

Source: Salon Inspired by the meteor that took everyone by surprise when it exploded over Russia and informed by the recommendations of astronauts, the U.N.’s General Assembly approved plans to set up…

Massive Asteroid Could Hit Earth In 2032, Say Ukrainian Scientists

Source: The Huffington Post Astronomers in Ukraine say a deadly asteroid is likely to collide with the Earth in 2032. According to a Russian news service, researchers at an observatory…

Meteorite pulled from Russian lake – Old news

Source: BBC Divers working at a Russian lake have recovered a half-tonne chunk of the space rock that exploded over Chelyabinsk earlier this year. The object plunged into Lake Chebarkul…

Earth and space created in wonderful layers

Say (O Muhammad): ‘Disbelieve ye verily in Him, Who created the earth in Two Days, and ascribe to Him rivals? He Is the Lord of the worlds’.” “He placed therein…

Allah’s mercy and the fragile world we live in

OF THE 99 beautiful names of Allah, it is Ar-Rahman and Ar-Rahim that we use most frequently in our prayers and du’aa. Ar-Rahman and Ar-Rahim are both derived from the…

Asteroids: Current Affairs and Islam

So, about that asteroid near Earth … By Elizabeth Landau, CNN updated 5:41 AM EST, Fri February 8, 2013 (CNN) — Don’t consider this a count-down to doomsday, but on…

Russian meteor causes blast; hundreds injured – Old news

Moscow (CNN) — A meteor streaked through the skies above Russia’s Urals region Friday morning, before exploding with a flash and boom that shattered glass in buildings and left hundreds…

Asteroids, Randomness and the Absolute Truth About God

Epigraph: “And when My servants ask thee (Muhammad) about Me, say: ‘I am near. I answer the prayer of the supplicant when he prays to Me. So they should hearken…

Meteor shower will light up night sky for just a few hours – Old news

Source: CNN CNN iReporter Abe Blair, a professional photographer, www.blindmanphotos.comshot pictures of the Perseid meteor shower over Crater Lake, Oregon for six to seven hours in August 2012. (CNN)–…

Britain to be treated to spectacular meteor shower – Old news

Britain is to be treated to a spectacular display of meteors on Saturday night with up to two visible every minute at the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower.…

Meteors: Establish the truth of the Holy Quran

  Abstract Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD CNN reported last week that in February of 2013 a meteor will pass within 14,000 miles of the earth. They contrasted it with…

Le Pen, Wilders hope to unite Europe-wide eurosceptic alliance

Rfi: The leaders of the Dutch and French far right launched an alliance to fight the European Union from within at a meeting on Wednesday in The Hague. Marine Le…

Switzerland: LIVING IN LIMBO: Illegal teens struggle to get permits and jobs

by Patricia Islas, swissinfo.ch November 14, 2013 – 11:00 The children of illegal immigrants in Switzerland attend school without realising that they’re not supposed to be living here. But when…

Sewage swamps Gaza streets as Egypt tunnel closures cut off power

GAZA, — Children waded through sewage submerging the streets of a central Gaza neighbourhood on Thursday, a day after one of the blockaded Palestinian enclave’s largest waste water treatment plants…

Putin holds first talks with Assad in two years — Kremlin

AFP | Nov 14, 2013 | 21:53 MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday held his first telephone talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad in two years, applauding Damascus…

Commonwealth must not be ‘judgmental’: Sri Lanka President

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse said the Commonwealth must not be a “judgmental body” as he chaired a summit which has been dogged by a dispute over alleged war…

Raids create job vacancies for Saudis

JEDDAH: IBRAHIM NAFFEE The government’s crackdown on illegal workers has left 20 percent of jobs vacant and available for legal expatriates and Saudis, an expert said here recently. Fadal Abu…

Albanians oppose dismantling Syrian weapons

TIRANA, Albania: Thousands of Albanians demonstrated on Thursday against a reported plan for Syrian chemical weapons to be destroyed in their country. “No to chemical weapons!” the protesters chanted outside…

Humanity First to provide clean water, food and emergency goods for victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Humanity First – a Canadian relief organization is assisting the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines that caused damage in six eastern and central islands and an estimated death toll…

Urdu Article: Lady Indira Gandhi, A Martyr

Source: Daily Express By Javid Chaudhry  …

Germany: Integration Debate: Parties Close in on Dual Citizenship Deal

By Charly Wilder spiegel.de For the first time in Germany, politicians seem close to a deal that would extend the right to dual citizenship to children of immigrants and naturalized…

eDigest: Ten Raised to Five Hundred Reasons for Our Gracious God

   A pictorial representation of multiverse  The lead article written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times   Ten Raised to Five Hundred Reasons for…

The Emergence and Development of Islamic Banking in Indonesia

By Nurina Merdikawati – GIV on 10:44 am November 14, 2013. Category Blogs, Talk Back Tags: Islamic banking, Islamic sharia banking banks Islamic finance has recently received growing attention in…

 

 

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