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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.

Pakistan: Of mullahs and mullahism

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, […]

The Preacher’s Pulpit Needs to Be Cleansed from Profanity

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 […]

Mynamar- When will Rohingya Muslims Go Home?

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, […]

India is paying the price for its obsession with billionaires

Barkhat Dutt 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 […]

USA: Islamic group launches hijab billboard campaign in Illinois

Islamic group launches hijab billboard campaign,” by Marcella Raymond, WGN, February 19, 2018: 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, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81

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. A spokeswoman for […]

India: 70,000 Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill

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. Holding placards, they stated they did not want any interference in Sharia (Islamic law) by the government. This […]