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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.

Vatican: Pakistani priest appointed as cardinal in Vatican

By AFP / News Desk Published: June 29, 2018 SHARE TWEET EMAIL Newly-appointed cardinal Joseph Coutts receives guests in Paul VI’s Hall at the Vatican following a consistory ceremony, June 28 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS VATICAN CITY: Pakistani Archbishop Joseph Coutts from Karachi on Thursday was appointed as a cardinal by Pope Francis. Coutts is one of the […]

Syrian Writer: Let us all become disbelievers

چلو کافر ہو جائیں         Let us all become ‘disbelievers’ a thoughtful column by a Syrian journalist Muhammad al-Bawadi ••••••••••••••• (شامی ادیب ‘ محمد البوادی ‘  کی فکر انگیز تحریر) ترجمہ : محمد شاہد خان دوحہ قطر •—————————• *میں چاہتا ہوں کہ ہمارا ملک سوریا کافر ملکوں کی طرح ہوجائے۔* اس […]

Austria closes seven mosques and expels 60 Imams

By Siobhán O’Grady  1:05 Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced June 8 that seven mosques in his country will be shuttered and up to 40 imams expelled. (Reuters) Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has promised a crackdown on radical Islam. On Friday, he announced that his government would shut down seven mosques and could expel […]

Pakistan: ‘Mirzai’ — the biggest enemy

Source: The Daily Times How painfully helpless would one feel when one cannot even defend oneself? When one’s so-called ‘protectors’ are complicit in the crime being committed By Hassaan Khan Niazi As the world watches the drama unfold in Jerusalem, al-Aqsa mosque is once again the centre of our attention. […]

Jordanian Girls set their sights on Women’s World Cup

Players embrace the opportunity to become professional footballers through a programme launched by the national football association U15 national team players celebrate winning the West Asian Football Federation Women’s Championship at Queen Alia international airport in Amman, Jordan (MEE/Sebastian Castelier) Margaux Dzuilka Sebastian Castelier Tuesday 29 May 2018 15:34 UTC Last update: […]