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Archive for July, 2016

Ramadan is Over! But Character Training Goes on!

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are We Being Brand Ambassadors of Allah? Today are the days of brands. We love to buy only branded stuff. Muslims have also been branded and bombarded in media as terrorists and fundamentalists. Let us each one of us on this day of ‘Eid’ take an oath and declare to rebrand ourselves as trust worthy, […]

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Life is…a Life-Long School

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Responding meaningfully to every situation we are faced with in life can help us grow in wisdom and character. In this way, we can evolve spiritually. By A Staff Writer One way of looking at life is to think of it as a school that extends, quite literally, from womb to tomb. Life is a […]

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Military Related Terms – (فوجی اِصطلاحات)

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Armada: A fleet of warships. (جہازوں کا بیڑہ) Aircraft Carrier: A large ship that carries military aircraft and has a long, flat surface where they take off and land. (فضائی لڑاکا جہازوں پر مشتمل بحری جہاز). Artillery: large guns that are used to shoot over a great distance. (بڑے دہانے کی توپیں) Base: A place […]

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Reaching Out With Children’s Books

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hena Khan, 42, an American Muslim author, thinks children’s books and increased religious literacy might be a partial solution to anti-Muslim sentiment among a substantial number of Americans. Khan, who holds a graduate degree in International Affairs from George Washington University, has published 13 kids books including Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story, […]

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Low Representation in Govt. Employment

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q: Sir, Could you please reply my question? Muslim representation in Government departments, semi-Government institutions and in corporate sector is negligible. According to Sachar Committee, the community’s representation in Civil services is three per cent and in the Railways 4.5 per cent, though Muslims are 14 per cent of India’s population. Are the Muslims incompetent, […]

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Gift & Charities by Sharia Flaunting Company

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q: Sir, A trading company is mobilizing investment in the name of Halal business, promising the investors huge returns. It is also seen making a lot of charities, setting up computer labs, distributing computer tablets among journalists of Urdu newspapers, funding construction in madrassas, distributing scholarships and adopting schools. It is also seen sponsoring recitation […]

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Interfaith Solidarity in USA Backs Mosque Plan

Interfaith Solidarity in USA Backs Mosque Plan

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

New Jersey: A diverse group of faith and justice organizations have backed the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge, New Jersey’s, federal lawsuit against a local planning board for rejecting its application to build a mosque. The interfaith coalition, led by The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, argued that the proposal to erect the mosque should […]

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Welcome to Chimpu’s 24-Hour Catetaria!

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, even what seems like an impossible dream can come true. And that’s exactly what happened with Chimpu! By Sho Pa! There are many wonderful things about my dear friend Chimpu that I could tell you about. One of these is that she runs one of the only absolutely free-of-cost 24 hour-catetarias in town. No! […]

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Fasting Six Days in Shawwal – Voluntary Fasting

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q: Now that Ramadan is over and Muslims have fasted the whole month, is voluntary fasting also rewarded by God? A: Now that Ramadan is over, a unique season of worship has come to an end. For a whole month we have been fasting from dawn to dusk, willingly depriving ourselves of eating and drinking. […]

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Praise Your Children!

Praise Your Children!

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Praising your child is an important part of conscious parenting and key to nurturing a positive, loving, friendly child. By Sho Pa If you recall the people from your childhood days whom you remember most fondly, a great many, if not all, of them would be people from whom you have received praise, appreciation and […]

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