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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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Rose Water Goblets & Purple Potions

Rose Water Goblets & Purple Potions

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Baitus Shifa Unani Pharmacy in Mysuru is a little wonderland! Hakim Syed Moinuddin has kept his famous father, Hakim Syed Ghouse Moinuddin’s tradition of Unani medicine alive! By Nigar Ataulla I felt a bit like Alice in Wonderland as I stepped into Baitus Shifa Unani Pharmacy. Nestled in a quiet area called the Mandi Mohalla […]

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Heard of Creative Wash Basins? And Feather-Touch Flush Tanks?

Heard of Creative Wash Basins? And Feather-Touch Flush Tanks?

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mohammed Zuhaib Imtiaz did not hop into a multi-national company to work after his MBA. Pushed by his zeal to seek knowledge, he travelled to China. Today, he sells his own brand (A+) of sanitary ware products at down-to earth prices! By Nigar Ataulla I must confess I was putting off meeting Mohammed Zuhaib Imtiaz […]

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Imran Khan of Alwar – A Self-learner’s Tryst with Mobile Apps

Imran Khan of Alwar – A Self-learner’s Tryst with Mobile Apps

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj It was a rare honour for Mohammed Imran Khan, a Mathematics teacher from Alwar district of Rajasthan. Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi heaped praise on the young man while speaking to a crowd of Indian diaspora at Wembley in London on November 13. Developer of 52 unique educational Apps, Imran Khan […]

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Nobel Prize for Turk Scientist

Nobel Prize for Turk Scientist

| November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aziz Sancar worked on how cell repair damaged DNA Aziz Sancar (pronounced Aziz Sanjar) is only the third Muslim to win a Nobel Prize in vital areas such as Physics, Chemistry and Medicine. There have been several who have been awarded Nobel Peace Prize, about which it is said political considerations override other requirements. Aziz […]

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Babar Ali – A Campaigner Against Darkness

Babar Ali – A Campaigner Against Darkness

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Murshidabad lad sets up a school for 800 children in a village. By A Staff Writer Babar Ali is barely 22 and is the founder of a school. At 16 he was named the youngest headmaster in the world and a role model for the youth by the media. But Babar is simultaneously studying […]

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Rare Medieval Medical Texts to be Translated into English

Rare Medieval Medical Texts to be Translated into English

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hyderabad: Dairatul Maarifil Osmania, a centre established in 1888 for compilation of ancient Arabic manuscripts will start a multi crore translation project this year. “A doctor, while examining a head injury, should look for dysfunctional speech, hearing and vision,” the instructions that seem right out of an MBBS text book was written in Arabic in […]

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Tragic End of a Brave Heart: Esob Ali

Tragic End of a Brave Heart: Esob Ali

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seventeen years ago, Esob Ali used to be a dreaded poacher in the wildlife sanctuary killing rhinoceros, but he later turned into an anti-poaching activist. Ali had been assisting conservation and protection agencies working in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to enhance protection of rhinos for the past 15 years. By Abdul Gani (Twocircles.net) Guwahati: With the […]

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