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Archive for July, 2012

Marriage with Widowed Moomani

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Q: Can a Muslim man marry his maternal uncle’s wife (i.e., she is his Mamoo’s wife) after her husband’s  death. Will such marriage be lawful in Islam? Dear Mr. Nayeem A Muslim male is permitted to marry his mother’s brother’s widow i.e., moomani. This alliance does not fall in the prohibited category.

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Shariah-Compliant Stocks

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Q: I want to invest in equity shares. Kindly send me a list of the stocks (companies names) which conform to Shariah in their trade and  transactions. Any other info in this context will help me. Dear Mr. Sulaiman We have no original knowledge and information in this regard. We contacted TASIS (Taqwa Advisory and Shariah  Investment Solutions) in MumbaiI which prepares a […]

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Heart of a Mouse

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A mouse was in constant distress because of its fear of the cat. A magician took pity on it and turned it into a cat. But then it became afraid  of the dog. So the magician turned it into a dog. Then it began to fear the panther, so the magician turned it into a panther. Whereupon it was full of fear for the […]

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Sabit Mends His Ways

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the end, Sabit realized that it is love that begets love. Others would return love only when they are loved by you and that love is part  of piety. By Irshad Nayeem Sabit was an angry boy. There  was nothing at all that didn’t irritate him. Not surprisingly, no one liked Sabit at all. And that only made  Sabit […]

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The Concept of Submission

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Discover Yourself in Atlanta on 1, 2 and 3 June, 2012 * Everyone needs this. I needed a lot of answers to questions and the workshop, gave the answers which I was looking for a long time. * It is very thought provoking. * It has helped me rethink about how I handle myself in different situations. * The workshop […]

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Liberation in St Louis

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Discover Yourself in St. Louis on 8, 9, and 10 June 2012 * I was in my world and my wife was in her world, but now we both can build our world, the world of reality together. * I was doing a lot of things as you explained. You have polished my thinking process and given me more power. * I […]

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Salaam America Giving and Gratitude

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Discover Yourself Workshop was held in Chicago on June 15, 16 and 17, 2012. Azher Quader, Executive Director, Community  Builders Chicago (CBC), sums up the experiences of the participants who attended the Workshop. The Discover Yourself Workshop held last weekend at Northwest Suburban College, Rolling Meadows was a truly thought provoking  and soul searching experience for those who attended it. Through 3 […]

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Pangs of Development

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

China China’s rise as an economic power and possibly a world power has taken the world by surprise. Chinese goods have penetrated markets  and malls all over the world. Some of its project such as train to Tibet, Three Gorges Dam, Olympic Stadium, giant hydro power projects and aircraft industry have widened the eyeballs everywhere. How a nation that had so jealously guarded its privacy for  centuries has managed […]

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Sanitation, Access to Safe Water Improving

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Good health and human well being is directly linked to access to sanitation and clean potable water. Key Indicators of Public Health UNICEF and WHO Sanitation Report update 2012 released recently reveals that 2.6 billion people around the world do not use  improved sanitation facilities. Of these 72 % people live in our part of the world, i.e., Asia. The report paints a rosy […]

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A Giant Leap into Industry

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wood king steps out into the world of manufacturing By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The Malur village near Bangalore would soon have a large scale plant for manufacture of wooden particleboard. The state-of the  art  plant is being set up by entrepreneur Farooq Ali Khan who is mobilizing an investment of Rs. 1,000 crore to produce a quality  product. The MoU signed with the Government of […]

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