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Diet that mimics fasting appears to slow aging

ScienceDaily — Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits. Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research led by USC’s Valter Longo […]

Of Aisha’s age at marriage

Source: Dawn.Com IT is said that Hazrat Aisha was six years old when her nikah was performed with Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Makkah, and nine years old when she moved in to live with her husband in Madina after Hijra. This piece of misinformation has led to the wrong view […]

Was Mother Teresa a Masochist?

This article originally appeared on AlterNet. With a new Pope at the helm, the Catholic hierarchy has set about to polish its tarnished image. Can an increased focus on the poor make up for the Church’s opposition to contraception and marriage equality or its sordid financial and sexual affairs? The Bishops can only […]

Bhagat Singh’s sacrifice

Bhagat Singh’s sacrifice It’s time to remember his ideals by Kuldip Nayar Even Mahatma Gandhi had a tendency to mix religion with popular movements. True, it aroused wide response but in the process it also sowed narrow religious feelings in the minds of people and destroyed the secular ethos of […]