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Zakaria Virk is a writer, translator, author and historian of Islamic science. He has compiled 17 books in Urdu and English, written scores of article published in newspapers, magazines of India, Pakistan, UK, USA and Canada. He is a retired civil servant. He has two sons both living in the US, one Adnan is ESPN sports TV anchor in Bristol, Connecticut. He has traveled to more than 15 countries. He has published 5 books on the life and achievements of Muslim world's first Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam. (1926-1996).
He has donated blood 50 times in Canada. He is a card carrying member of Liberal Party of Canada.

Abu Dhabi: Meet the Emirati female pilot who flies A380s

Women working in aviation sector give insight on what it’s like to be flying all the time Published:  April 19, 2019 13:38 Last updated:  April 21, 2019 09:51Sami Zaatari, Staff Reporter Aisha Al Mansouri (UAE) Senior First Officer of Etihad airways.Image Credit: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News Abu Dhabi: Regularly flying across the world, traversing […]

Malay Women and De-hijabbing Conference

Malaysia probes talk on Muslim women giving up headscarves   Agence France-Presse Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   /   Wed, April 17, 2019   /   10:30 pm This picture taken on November 30, 2012 shows a Muslim women wearing a headscarf, or (AFP/Saeed Khan) Islamic officials in Malaysia have launched an investigation […]

Germany: Muslim fashion for women exhibition stirs controversy

Muslim head coverings have always been a controversial topic, as they embody so many issues, whether women’s rights worldwide or Western prejudice and discrimination against Muslims. Now that the first exhibition dedicated to fashion consciousness of women in Islam is opening at Frankfurt’s Museum Angwandte Kunst, the debate surrounding headscarves has been rekindled in Germany. Titled […]

New Book: Muslim Contributions to Sciences

A new book Muslim Contribution to Sciences was published this month from Berlin Germany. Here is the bibliographic information: Name : Muslim Contributions to Sciences Author: Zakaria Virk, Toronto Publisher: Al-Ilm Publishing, a branch of Int. Book Market Page: 348 with lots of illustrations Price: 35.90 Euro Available at: […]