August 2012

Khushthar Jamal Yusuf was a prosperous merchant and contented with his life and lived with his wife Arifa and two sons. He loved his family and would have been happy except for his wife’s nasty temper. One day, he called out to his wife: “Arifa, it is time for me to leave for work, have […]

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The Discover Yourself Workshop was held in Buffalo, New York, Dallas and Los Angeles in the last week of July 2012. Some of the participants share their experiences after the Workshop. * It helped me to accept the reality. * I am a Christian, I have learnt from this experience which is applicable to Christian […]

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Indians are living longer, thanks to the better nutritional standards and health awareness and access to health facilities. The current average national life expectancy is 65. With retirement age being 58 or 60, depending on the state where one resides, an average individual will have to live five to seven years as part of an […]

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Obsessive addiction with new media is turning many youth into ‘Cyborgs’ A new term ‘Cyborg’ has gained currency. It stands for those who are ‘continuously connected’ and seem to consider it normal. These people are the ones whose lives have merged seamlessly with their machines, be they computers, iPads, iPhones, mobiles, smartphones and what not. […]

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WANTED GROOM Sunni, educated family residing in Bangalore invite alliance for their 24 year old daughter. Girl is God fearing, homely, good looking, slim, 5’.3”, in MCA final semester, with mild vitiligo. Alliance solicited from God fearing, understanding, educated and settled boy of matching age from respectable family. Consenting for simple marriage and genuinely interested, […]

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Mumbai: Markazul Ma’arif (NGO) working in several North-eastern states has appealed for donation for flood and riot victims of Assam. In a press release from its Mumbai office, the organization known for its work in the field of education, health and allevation of poverty has said that the situation is grim in Assam due to […]

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By A Staff Writer Bangalore: The Karnataka State Wakf Foundation for Women Development has invited applications for girls studying in high school (i.e., 8th, 9th and 10th standard) for the year 20112-13) and those enrolled in professional courses such as MBBS, BUMS, BAMS, MBA, MCA, BCA, B.Sc (Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary Sciences etc), BCA/MCA, Nursing, Pharmacy, […]

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By A Staff Writer Bangalore: Students belonging to Minority communities i.e., Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and Parsis, can apply for post-matric scholarship for minorities offered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt of India. Students enrolled for any degree courses (BA, BSc, BBM, BCA, B.Ed, B.Lib. Sc, B.P.Ed, BTA or in ITI or ITC courses, or […]

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New Delhi: The Hamdard Education Society has invited applications for a limited number of scholarship for Muslim students in PUC, Degree and Post Graduate courses. In a press release, it said the society would offer monthly scholarships to students worth Rs. 550 for PUC, Rs. 800 to degree, Rs. 1,000 to post graduate and Rs. […]

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People talk much about surrender to God. Lectures and books are there in plenty on this theme, but I was fortunate to learn about 100 per cent surrender to the Divine Will from a stray cat this Ramadan. A few days ago, while conversing with a friend about spirituality and God-consciousness we talked of surrender—100 […]

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