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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.

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: Morebooks.de […]

Pakistan: Student kills professor for alleged blasphemy

Bahawalpur student suspected of murdering professor remanded to police custody Mohammad ImranUpdated March 21, 2019    3 An old photo of deceased Professor Khalid Hameed of Government Sadiq Egerton College. — DawnNewsTV An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Bahawalpur on Thursday remanded to police custody a college student arrested yesterday for allegedly stabbing […]

Forgotten Muslim soldiers of World War I

Forgotten Muslim soldiers of World War One ‘silence’ far right BBC.COM A hundred years since the end of World War One, historians think recognising the contribution of Muslims can help tackle contemporary issues such as Islamophobia. “Muslim soldiers have been forgotten about over time,” Hayyan Bhabha, from the Muslim Experience, […]