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Archive for April, 2015

Ancient Ring Links Scandinavians to Islam

Ancient Ring Links Scandinavians to Islam

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Unveiling centuries-old close contact between Viking Age Scandinavians and the Islamic civilization, a silver ring engraved with script that reads “for Allah” or “to Allah” has been discovered in Sweden. “The ring may constitute material evidence for direct interactions between Viking Age Scandinavia and the Islamic world,” researchers from Stockholm University wrote in a research […]

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Thair Abud’s 8,000 km Journey on Foot from Austria to Makkah

Thair Abud’s 8,000 km Journey on Foot from Austria to Makkah

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Dubai: An Austrian man is on a sacred mission to keep a promise he made to his sister battling cancer. A qualified civil engineer Thair Abud (49), who dumped a €10,000 plus (Dh42,000) job as general manager of an Austrian MNC, before setting out on the sacred journey, is expected to complete over 8000km route […]

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10-year-old  Autistic Boy Memorises Quran

10-year-old Autistic Boy Memorises Quran

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Gaza (Palestine): A ten-year-old Palestinian boy from Gaza, Abu Musa despite suffering from autism has memorized the whole Quran in just one year. Autism is a neuro-developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior. Parents usually notice signs in the first two years of their child’s life. […]

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National Urdu Science Congress

National Urdu Science Congress

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The first Urdu Science Congress was hosted in Delhi to encourage scientists and researchers to work towards understanding scientific literature in Urdu. By Sameen Ahmed Khan New Delhi: The first National Urdu Science Congress, was organised by the Anjuman Farogh-e-Science (Organisation for Science Promotion, Delhi), at Zakir Husain Delhi College, on 20-21 March 2015. The […]

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Imams and Rabbis to Bike Together

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Berlin: Imams and rabbis are set to share tandem bicycles in a mass demonstration appealing for tolerance in Germany’s melting-pot capital Berlin. The unusual display of solidarity will be accompanied by 1,000 Berlin residents riding their own bicycles on a mass ride to city mosques and synagogues. The city is sending a platoon of helmeted […]

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The 40 days Summer Vacation Course

The 40 days Summer Vacation Course

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A Great Way to Spend Your Summer NGS Madrasa Ashraful Banat Arabic College for Girls (Residential) Presents Acquire Spiritual Knowledge along with Life Skills from an Islamic Viewpoint The NGS Group of Institutions (New Generation Education Society) has established the NGS Madrasa Ashraful Banat, under the care and supervision of religious scholars. Food and accommodation […]

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Control Your Own Drawbridge

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Never allow yourself to become public property, where anyone can walk in and out at will. By Henri Nouwen You must decide for yourself to whom and when you give access to your interior life. For years you have permitted others to walk in and out of your life according to their needs and desires. […]

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Blindness is Bliss

Blindness is Bliss

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The Blind expect only understanding and empathy from the sighted people, and not arrogance and sympathy. By Azeem Bolar When I first became blind, some felt I was an alien and that my blindness could be contagious, others wanted to shower pity, but instead, made a mess of the situation, because I do not deserve […]

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Exam Season – Not the Time to Panic or Put Pressure on Kids

Exam Season – Not the Time to Panic or Put Pressure on Kids

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Exam time is a season for parents/teachers to extend moral and spiritual support to their children and students. By Nigar Ataulla So it’s back to exams for school and college children for the next few months. The exam season seems to be a very “serious” time for youngsters. Often, parents get extremely tense about their […]

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Mental Depression and Suicide

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Q. It is said that suicide is forbidden in Islam and that the person who commits suicide is destined to go to hell. Suppose a person is suffering from a severe case of depression, or some other mental disease, and he or she commits suicide, will he also go to hell? A. One thing which […]

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