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Y. Abdul Rasul

Y. Abdul Rasul

| December 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Abdul Rasul, an IT professional has entered the Guinness Book of Records for the largest collection of 5,915 stamps featuring mosques. Chennai: Y. Abdul Rasul has been collecting stamps since he was 10 years old. He was one of the many philatelists collecting whatever stamps came his way till a meeting with ViswanathaIyer, another philatelist, […]

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A.P. Bapu Haji

A.P. Bapu Haji

| December 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

For Haji, who hails from Adakkakundu village near Kalikavu in Malappuram in Kerala, donating vast areas of his own land is nothing but sharing the grace of God with fellow beings. Malappuram: “There is nothing worth writing about me” says A.P. Bapu Haji, an octogenarian landlord who has been on a land donation spree for years. […]

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Wajahat Hussain Rizvi

| December 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Government Employee Committed to Reviving the Legacy of Eminent Urdu Authors Dr Wajahat Hussain Rizvi, currently posted as Deputy Director, Information & Public Relations at Meerut (UP), has done tremendous service in the field of Urdu literature by publishing as many as 22 special editions about eminent Urdu poets and writers who were slowly […]

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How a Muslim Woman from Malaysia became  the Mother Teresa of Montreal

How a Muslim Woman from Malaysia became the Mother Teresa of Montreal

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The sense of charity in Sabariah began long before she went to Canada. As one of six children in her family, she saw charity being practised every day by her parents. By Yiswaree Palansamy When the video of a tudung-clad woman feeding the homeless in Montreal was shared all over social media recently, people wondered […]

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Ansari Abdullah: The IITian from Malegaon!

Ansari Abdullah: The IITian from Malegaon!

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ansari Abdullah brought wonderful news to Malegoan residents when he joined the prestigious IIT Kanpur in 2016. For Abdullah, this was the outcome of a little over half a decade of effort and perseverance, and he has not looked back since then. By Amit Kumar Malegaon might be a small town in Maharashtra, but over […]

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Rare Herbal Formula Works Wonders

Rare Herbal Formula Works Wonders

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rehana Begum’s herbal formula and healing hands have helped 25,000 snakebite victims to find cure from the deadly venom. By A Staff Writer   Where modern medicines have failed, her herbal formula has worked. Rehana Begum of Turuvekere in Shivamogga district has saved from jaws of death around 25,000 victims of snakebite, just by applying […]

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– Muqtar Ahmed’s Calligraphic Journey

– Muqtar Ahmed’s Calligraphic Journey

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Work and Art as Worship Bangalore-based Muqtar Ahmed’s calligraphic pieces adorn mosques in different parts of the world, offices and drawing rooms. By A Staff Writer Amidst the chaos in busy Bangalore is a man who works quietly with his hands and heart with pens and paper, creating beautiful works of classical-style calligraphy that will […]

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The Art of Devotion and Patience

The Art of Devotion and Patience

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Azerbaijani artist writes the holy Quran in gold on transparent black silk sheets. Baku: Tunzale Memmedzade, an artist based in Azerbaijan, spent three years, painstakingly transcribing the holy Quran on sheets of transparent black silk creating a beautifully crafted religious text that demonstrates both devotion and patience. “Memmedzade embarked on the project after learning that […]

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From Tinkering with Metals – To Reaching Out to Mankind!

From Tinkering with Metals – To Reaching Out to Mankind!

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr Ali Khwaja’s love and compassion for his fellow beings was the driving force behind the setting up of the Banjara Academy, which has helped transform the life of thousands of people, providing them valuable life-skills! By Nigar Ataulla It’s always a great pleasure to walk into Dr. Ali Khwaja’s office, the Banjara Academy, in […]

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A Doctor with a Golden Heart

A Doctor with a Golden Heart

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr Farida Ghoghawala, a 74-year-old obstetrician-gyneacologist, now a US citizen, has travelled in India, the Philippines and Jordan to treat women who cannot afford quality health care. She takes no fees for her services! After retiring from her practice in 2000, Dr. Farida started volunteering for health programmes. In 2012, she came to India to […]

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