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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.

South Asians play a part in COVID-19 transmission and we need to acknowledge it

By Zain ChaglaContributorsSumon ChakrabartiTajinder Kaura Nov 15. 2020 From a societal standpoint — a recognition of this minority community that has been hit particularly hard is paramount. Partnering with our local public health units and trying to engage our community leaders is essential for creating a position of trust. Understanding […]

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 […]