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zakariavirk

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’s Manushi Chhillar is Miss World 2017

India’s Manushi Chhillar on Saturday won the coveted ‘Miss World 2017’ title at a glittering event here, ending 17 years of drought for India at the international pageant.India’s Manushi Chhillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant.(AFP Photo) Manushi is the sixth Indian to win the title and the first since Priyanka Chopra won the crown […]

USA: Indian-American announces to run for US Congress in Chicago

Washington, November 14http://tribuneindia.com/news/diaspora/indian-american-announces-to-run-for-us-congress/497462.html Indian-American Jitendra Diganvker has announced to run for the US House of Representatives in the 2018 Congressional elections. If elected by his Republican party in the primaries, Diganvker, a business owner and community worker, would be pitted against popular Democratic Incumbent Raja Krishnamoorthi from the 8th Congressional […]

Islamic Rationalism

By Dr Imadaldin Al-Jubouri, 13 November 2017 The early period of rationalism in Islamic thought was led by a school of thinkers known as the Mutazilites (‘isolationists’), in the second half of the first century of Islam (7th Century, CE). It is very difficult to research the Mutazilites’ early years […]