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Archive for December, 2013

Facebook Use ‘makes people feel worse about themselves’

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Checking Facebook made people feel worse, and the more they browsed, the worse they felt, a University of Michigan research study stated recently. The study, which tracked participants for two weeks, adds to a growing body of research saying Facebook can have negative psychological consequences. Facebook has more than a billion members and half log […]

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World Happiness Report 2013

World Happiness Report 2013

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

While Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden are the world’s happiest countries, Egypt had the greatest fall in happiness levels. The happiest people in the world apparently reside in northern Europe, according to a 156-nation survey published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, released recently. The 2013 World Happiness Report ranks the […]

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Seeking Professional Help for Mental illness

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is so common that whenever we have conversation with family or friends, sometimes one person in the group may be quiet, while another, talks non-stop. We often label such people as being “mental” or suffering from some “mental illness” But it’s time to take a serious look at this issue, and help those in […]

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53% Indians Defecate in Open

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sanitation, Hygiene Situation Grim A rcent report indicates that 53% of Indians, or 600 millions of them, defecate in the open. The report is charitable. Not long ago Union Minister Jairam Ramesh had put the figure at 64%, a global record. The malady costs the nation Rs. 3,24,000 crore every year in premature death and […]

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Fable of the Hedgehog

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The Hedgehogs, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves ; but the quills of each one wounded their closes companions. After awhile, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and […]

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On Death’s Door

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Death is the most certain stage in life. Every person definitely has to pass through this stage. For every being that is bestowed with life, the arrival of death is a must. Every living being will one day die. Every eye that sees will one day lose its light. Every tongue […]

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Secularist Abandons Monarchy

Secularist Abandons Monarchy

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The challenge now is to arm the managers of wealth with new strategies and instruments to control widely distributed wealth of citizens. By Aqeel Ansari The secularist never stops creating new ideas for new ways of manipulating sovereign power for consolidating economic power of the managers of wealth. The knowledge workers he employs are always […]

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Maeeshat Awards for Businesspersons

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer Bangalore: Mr. Abdullah Akbar Ali, CEO of the mPower Labs and Nawaz Shariff were adjudged the best businessmen while Shahnaz Zaki Khaleeli, technical director of Pharma Life India Limited was presented the award for the best woman entrepreneur by the Maeeshat Media Group on October 22 here in an impressive function. […]

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Tying Up My Tongue!

Tying Up My Tongue!

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each time you feel the urge to backbite someone, bring this to mind: “This isn’t something that God approves of. My religion says it is wrong and that this will work against me in the Hereafter.” By Ghulam Kabir Das I eagerly listened to him as he went on. He was sharing with me the […]

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Satan’s Knowledge about Man’s Actions

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Q. Does the shaitan (satan) know what crosses our minds, which no one knows except Allah, and thus whisper to us what is in accordance with our thoughts? A. Evidence suggests that the shaitan is close to man. Safiyyah bint Huyayy (may Allah be pleased with her) narrated that the Prophet (Pbuh) said: “The shaitan flows through […]

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