By Wajid Shamsul Hasan 24-May-17 I wanted to write my column on the astounding success of Karachi Literary Festival for the first time on Saturday at the hub of London’s cultural activities -the South Bank but then I was shell shocked and pulled away from my topic by an enormous tragic event […]
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.
BY TAREK FATAH, TORONTO SUN……………FIRST POSTED: TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017 05:58 PM EDT | UPDATED: TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017 06:04 PM EDT U.S. President Donald Trump has accomplished the impossible. After correctly diagnosing the ailment that afflicts the Muslim world, he has prescribed the wrong medicine as the cure, thus ensuring the epidemic will thrive. […]
While the current Republican leadership in Congress is working to make rich people richer while taking away health care access and vital programs for the poor, Democrats can still try and pass resolutions that carry symbolic weight. Rep. Jamie Raskin has just introduced H.Res. 349 which calls for the “global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and […]
President Trump may be a buffoon, but a President Pence would bring ruin upon the nation and turn the U.S. into a Christian theocracy. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2017/05/warning-president-pence-worse-president-trump/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=BRSS&utm_campaign=Nonreligious&utm_content=367 As Trump’s troubles continue to grow, conservatives and liberals alike are wrestling with the very real possibility that Trump will be forced out of office […]
BBC.Com http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-36103880 A faith leader who used his role as a “spiritual guide” to cover up a multimillion-pound property fraud and tax-evasion scam has been jailed.Mehbook Akhtar Muslim cleric Mehboob Akhtar, of Stoke-on-Trent, was sentenced along with nine others including his wife and daughter. They were found guilty of lying […]
Indian Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik, who is wanted by authorities in Delhi for alleged terrorist offences, has been granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia. Arab sources reported that King Salman had intervened to grant Naik Saudi citizenship to protect him from arrest by the International Police Organisation, Interpol. Last month, […]
New York, May 20 A 20-year-old Indian-origin Cornell University student was found dead here after going missing this week. Aalaap Narasipura, a senior electrical engineering student at Cornell’s College of Engineering, was reported missing since Wednesday. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) Cornell University Police, working with the New York State Police, […]
India: World’s Lightest Satellite invented by Indian Muslim teen Rifath Sharook to be launched by NASA on 21st June
India has been a pioneer in the field of science and an 18-year-old teen, Rifath Sharook has joined the long list of contributors to the field of Astro-science by inventing the world’s lightest satellite. KalamSat satellite weighs only 64 grams and will be launched by NASA on 21st June 2017. […]
Tribune News Service, Amritsar, May 19 A doctor kidnapped on Thursday night by gangster Gopi Ghanshaypuria and his accomplices near Ajnala in Amritsar was released after his wife paid a ransom of Rs 7.5 lakh to the kidnappers.The gangster is reportedly linked to Vicky Goundar. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd)http://tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/amritsar-doc-kidnapped-released-after-wife-pays-rs-7-5-lakh-in-ransom/409550.html The […]
By DAN BILEFSKY and CHRISTINA ANDERSONMAY 18, 2017 NYTimes When a politician in a small town in northern Sweden recently suggested that it subsidize one-hour sex breaks for local employees, Swedes — and people around the world — reacted with a mixture of astonishment, glee and derision. The politician, Per-Erik Muskos, 42, a member of the […]
In Islamic law, a divorced woman has to wait during the ‘iddat’ period for about three months before she can remarry. By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 15, 2017 4:36 pm In Islamic law, a divorced woman has to wait during the ‘iddat’ period for about three months before […]
مذہبی سچ‘ روحانی سچ اور سائنسی سچ 15-05-2017 ڈاکٹر خالد سہیل 1,090 Views http://www.humsub.com.pk/63825/khalid-sohail-22/ بعض لوگوں کا ایمان ہے کہ ساری دنیا میں صرف ایک ہی سچ ہے. بعض لوگوں کا خیال ہے کہ دنیا میں اتنے ہی سچ ہیں جتنے انسان. اور بعض لوگ یہ سمجھتے ہیں کہ ہم سچ کو […]
Swarajya Staff – May 14, 2017, 6:14 pm https://swarajyamag.com/world/tell-our-government-to-keep-zakir-naik-out-malaysian-hindus-to-un#sthash.3YcMh8zt.dpufMalaysian Hindus are beginning to organise themselves politically and as a start they are trying to save their country from Zakir Naik. The Chairman of HINDRAF (Hindu Rights Action Force) in Malayasia, P Waythamoorthy, has called for the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee […]
India: 24 youths who travelled from Kerala to Afghanistan to join the Islamic (IS) State were regulars at IRF’s office in Mumbai.
KUALA LUMPUR: A special judicial tribunal in India has upheld the government’s ban on Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). The tribunal found there were sufficient reasons, including a threat to India’s security, to outlaw it. The IRF had petitioned the judicial tribunal against the Nov 17, 2016 ban under […]
Epigraph: “But whoso does good works, whether male or female, and is a believer, such shall enter Heaven, and shall not be wronged even as much as the little hollow […]
thestar.com 2017/05/14 MONTREAL—Hundreds of Quebec forestry workers are experiencing the first sour tastes from the softwood lumber battle with the United States as they prepare for the start of layoffs. Starting Monday, Resolute Forest Products is cutting shifts at seven sawmills and delaying the start of forest operations that will […]
By WAJAHAT ALIMAY 13, 2017, NYTimes.com 13/5/2017 American Muslims face a choice: vote Democratic, or vote themselves off the island. That’s how Haroon Moghul, the author of the coming memoir “How to Be a Muslim,” put it to me this month — and how many of my fellow American Muslim […]
At the TED Conference 2017, Shah Rukh Khan delivered a fantastic speech where he shared his thoughts on humanity, fame and love. IndiaToday.in | Written by Devarsi Ghosh Last month, Shah Rukh Khan attended […]
Source: The Guardian By Amrit Dhillon in Narhada, Meerut As India debates the validity of a law allowing men to divorce by uttering three words, one woman is blazing a trail […]