BY AMINAH SUHAIL QURESHI Who will answer these questions? Show contempt or lack of reverence to God and you are a blasphemer. Speak anything sacrilegious in nature against a person or thing revered in a particular religion and you are a blasphemer. These two sentences define all the possible literal dimensions of blasphemy, […]
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.
Source: The Washington Times By Austin Davis – Special to The Washington Times BERLIN — Popular anger at her refugee policies cost German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s long-dominant conservative bloc dearly […]
March 18, 2018 CALGARY—As leader of one of Canada’s largest refugee agencies, Fariborz Birjandian, a refugee himself, has years of experience welcoming the world’s most vulnerable — Kosovar Albanians fleeing ethnic cleansing, Burmese Karens evicted from Thai refugee camps, and Syrians escaping the civil war. Nothing prepared him for the […]
March 19, 2018 One in three Muslim students are living in fear of Islamophobic attacks or abuse on campus – and women who wear traditional garments are most concerned for their safety, a report has found. More than half of Muslim students have been subjected to harassment or abuse online. […]
ADRIAN MORROW AND MICHELLE ZILIO WASHINGTON AND OTTAWA- globe and mail PUBLISHED MARCH 15, 2018 UPDATED 6 MINUTES AGO U.S. President Donald Trump has admitted to making up information in a meeting with Justin Trudeau, telling the Prime Minister the U.S. has a trade deficit with Canada even though he had no […]
Published: March 11, 2018 9SHARES PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/KARISMA KAPOOR MUMBAI: The Kapoor sisters came together for the 17th India Today Conclave 2o18. Kareena Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor spoke about almost everything, right from film to family and from nepotism to feminism. One of the most unforgettable moments of the night was when […]
Event to feature Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai Call for Canadians to support Girls’ Education around the world TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ – Canada’s largest Muslim charity, Islamic Relief Canada, will host Malala Yousafzai for the first time at a fundraising gala in April. The Nobel Peace Prize recipient […]
London, March 8 The wife of an Iranian-Canadian environmental activist who died in prison in Tehran last month was barred from leaving Iran, one of her sons said, in an unexplained move that drew an angry response from Canada. Raam Emami said in an email to journalists that security forces had not […]
The Preacher’s Pulpit Needs to Be Cleansed from Profanity منبرِ رسول دشنام طرازی سے پاک کرنا ہوگا باسل حجازی، نیوایج اسلام گزشتہ سال اکتوبر کے مہینے میں مصر کے دار الحکومت قاہرہ میں قتل کی ایک مخصوص واردات ہوئی جو نا ہی اپنی نوعیت کی پہلی واردات تھی […]
Source: New Age Islam A conference was held today (1st March 2018) at New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan on ‘Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding and Moderation’. The Prime Narendra Modi attended the […]
By ZARAR KHANThe Associated Press Sun., March 4, 2018, thestar.com ISLAMABAD—A woman from Pakistan’s marginalized Hindu minority has been elected to the senate for the first time ever in an election over the weekend in which a Taliban-linked cleric was defeated. Krishna Kumari, a member of the Pakistan People’s Party, hails from […]
More women in Iran put their right foot forward as headscarf protests persist 23 February 2018 A video showing an Iranian policeman shoving a woman protesting against mandatory headscarves off her makeshift podium in a busy Tehran street sparked criticism on social media on Friday. The video of the solitary […]
Rome’s Colosseum Turned Red to Protest Pakistan Blasphemy Law FEBRUARY 25, 2018 Hundreds gathered on a rainy night outside the Roman amphitheatre that is a symbol of the martyrdom of early Christians to hear the husband and daughter of Asia Bibi. The Catholic woman has been living on death row […]
When will Rohingya Muslims Go Home? Persecuted community like Ahmadiyya Muslims By Zakaria Virk, Toronto It has been reported in the news reports that between August 2017 and October 2017 more than 7000 Rohingya Muslims of Mynamar (Burma) were massacred, tens of thousands have been displaced from their homes, raped, […]
Bollywood mega star, Amitabh Bachchan meeting with UK minister Lord Tariq Mahmood Ahmad. ============================ Ahmadi delegation in Germany with Pakistan Army Chief of Staff Mr Qamar Bajwa Mr Irfan Khan is in the middle.
Barkhat Dutthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/ Indians are furious over a $1.8 billion bank fraud case involving Nirav Modi, a billionaire and the man whom Vanity Fair called (in an astonishingly poor sense of timing) “the atelier of India’s most ambitious luxury jewelry brand.” The diamond merchant, who boasts showrooms from Mumbai to Macau, and whose ornaments […]
Source: NDTV and others Written by Shruti Shiksha Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday met top business leaders and Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai during his week-long visit to India. […]
Islamic group launches hijab billboard campaign,” by Marcella Raymond, WGN, February 19, 2018:http://wgntv.com/2018/02/19/islamic-group-launches-hijab-billboard-campaign/ OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — A local Islamic group launched a billboard campaign Monday to educate people about the hijab, the headscarf that’s often worn by Muslim women. The billboards are the first of their kind in the country, designed […]
Günter Blobel, a molecular biologist who was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering that proteins in any living cell have virtual ZIP codes that guide them to where they can help regulate body tissues, organs and chemistry, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 81. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/obituaries/gunter-blobel-nobel-laureate-who-found-cell-zip-codes-dies-laureate-who-found-cell-zip-codes-dies-at-81.html&eventName= A spokeswoman for […]
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 […]