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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.

India: 70,000 Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill

MUMBAI: A large throng of approximately 70,000 women, mostly clad in hijab, stepped out of their houses in Malegaon to join a silent march protesting against the Centre’s Triple Talaq Bill. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/70000-muslim-women-protest-against-triple-Talaq-bill-in-malegaon/articleshow/62950639.cms Holding placards, they stated they did not want any interference in Sharia (Islamic law) by the government. This […]

Florida shooting: Prayer Is Insufficient To Stop Bullets From Killing School Children

Neil deGrasse Tyson drops a big fat truth bomb on the thoughts and prayers crowd after the Florida school shooting. After the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Neil deGrasse Tyson shares the indisputable facts concerning the supposed power of prayer. Earlier this week, 17 people were shot dead, […]

Bollywood: Special screening of ‘PadMan’ for Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai

0 SHARES FacebookTwitterGoogle+EmailPrint   Mumbai, February 15 Malala Yousafzai had expressed her solidarity with the message of menstrual hygiene in R. Balkis latest directorial “PadMan”. Plans are afoot to show the film to the Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner, says the director. “What can I say about Malala coming forward to support our […]

Sweden: A Pakistani Muslim Will Be The Next Head Of Sweden’s National Heritage Board

Qaisar Mahmood, a Muslim born in Pakistan who admits he has no background in “cultural heritage,” was recently selected to lead Sweden’s National Heritage Board, Samhällsnytt reports.Qaisar Mahmood, a Muslim born in Pakistan, is the new head of the Swedish National Heritage Board. This is an extremely anomalous appointment, since he readily admits that […]

Human Rights icon Asma Jahangir passed away due to cardiac arrest

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1632167/1-asma-jahangir-passes-away-lahore/ Renowned lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir passed away in Lahore on Sunday due to a cardiac arrest. Jahangir, 66, was a human rights lawyer based in Pakistan and was Pakistan’s first woman to serve as the President of Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. Family sources have confirmed […]

Women are speaking out about being sexually harassed during Hajj

“My entire experience at the holy city is overshadowed by this horrible incident.” 2018-02-05 13:46 FacebookTwitterPrintMore By Rayana Khalaf Contributor Source: Facebook/Sabica Khan While one might think that men would tame their vile urges while performing their religious Islamic duties in the holy city of Mecca, the reality is quite disturbing. Women have recently been […]