July 2018

Abortion: Ending the pregnancy either by medicine or surgery before the baby is born. (اسقاطِ حمل) Allergy: Reaction to certain things such as some kinds of food, or pollen, itch, rash or breathing problem. (الرجی،تیزحسی) Amnesia: Memory loss. Not being able to remember. (بھولنے کی بیماری) Ambulatory Care: Medical services provided on an outpatient (non-hospitalized) […]

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Q: If I am not mistaken, you studied Science or Engineering in college and then became a businessman. So, what inspired you to go off on what might seem a very unrelated field—of counselling and helping people to ‘discover’ themselves? A: Yes, I graduated in Bachelor’s in Science from St Joseph’s College and then completed my […]

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Saudi Achieves World Record for Largest Kufic Calligraphy Jeddah: The Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts (SASCA) has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the largest Arabic Kufic piece, with 8,083 pieces of lego. Kufic is the oldest calligraphic form of the various Arabic scripts. It was prevalent in manuscripts from […]

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We tend to spend lot of our leisure time sitting, putting us at risk of obesity. By Dr Tasmia Tabassum According to WHO data, worldwide, more than 1·9 billion adults are overweight—of these over 650 million are obese. 41 million children under the age of 5 years and 340 million children and adolescents aged 5–19 […]

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Islamic art can help people understand Islam, says Kuwaiti calligrapher Fareed Al-Ali Islamic art, especially calligraphy, can play a key role in inviting people to understand Islam and clearing misconceptions about it, feels Fareed A. Al-Ali, the head of Kuwait Islamic Arts Centre.  The president of the Kuwait Islamic Arts Centre, who was recently on a […]

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The crow grabbed the biscuit and flew up into a tree. By Roshan Shah   Chinku was playing with her toys in the backyard when she spotted a crow fiddling around with a broom that lay in a corner. It was busy picking out long, feathery sticks from the broom with its big black beak. Every […]

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London: A handwritten cookery manuscript containing a glimpse of the menu from England’s first Indian restaurant has sold for $11,344 (Rs 7.6 lakh) at a London book fair. It refers to dishes like “pineapple pullaoo” and “chicken currey” from the Hindoostane Dinner and Hooka Smoking Club, opened in 1809 at Portman Square, London, by Sake […]

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More than half of the world’s children are threatened by conflict, poverty or sexual discrimination, ‘Save the Children’ said in a report published recently. Entitled “Many Faces of Exclusion”, the study ranked 175 countries in terms of the threat of child labour, exclusion from education, child marriage and early pregnancy. It found that 1.2 billion […]

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Cancer was​ a gift​​ for this Muslim millionaire who recently passed away. Sydney (Australia):  Ali Banat, a wealthy Muslim businessman from the Sydney suburb of Greenacre in Australia, had a lavish lifestyle. But, his life took a dramatic turn when he was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer in 2015 and doctor gave Ali Banat 7 […]

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