Category: Features

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Window to Islam’s  Contribution to Knowledge

Window to Islam’s Contribution to Knowledge

A visit to Museum of Islamic Science in Istanbul provides a throwback to seminaries, academies libraries and laboratories of medieval empires. [...]
Conserving Native Varieties of Rice

Conserving Native Varieties of Rice

Syed Ghani Khan of Kirgavalu village has been conserving and propagating hundreds of native varieties of rice which are threatened with extinction in [...]
Faizal and Shabana Foundation Building Kerala Schools – ‘Crumbling Infrastructure is the Bane’

Faizal and Shabana Foundation Building Kerala Schools – ‘Crumbling Infrastructure is the Bane’

The precast infrastructure manufacturing unit at Krishnagiri set up by KEF Infra has set a growth target of $ 1 billion for itself.     By Maqbool Ah [...]
The Gaya Muslim Orphanage – A  Lighthouse for Children

The Gaya Muslim Orphanage – A Lighthouse for Children

Set up by visionary Enayeth Khan in 1917, the Gaya Muslim Orphanage (GMO) has set an example of national integration. GMO is like a family for several [...]
Islami Baitul Mal Institutions  – Carving a Future for Themselves

Islami Baitul Mal Institutions – Carving a Future for Themselves

Consistent and steady effort has enabled a clutch of social activists in Bangarpet to set up several educational institutions. By A Staff Wri [...]
NGO Sets up Napkin Unit

NGO Sets up Napkin Unit

Benazeer Baig who has been running the Excellent School and the vocational training centre for over two decades, informed that the napkins would be [...]
Children’s Bookmaking Workshop – Publishing Comes to Chennai School

Children’s Bookmaking Workshop – Publishing Comes to Chennai School

The books have been conceived, written, designed and illustrated by the children themselves. Ranging from ages 9 to 13 (grade 4 to 7), these children [...]
Unleashing a Saucy Spread

Unleashing a Saucy Spread

A Chennai couple rolls out a line of finger-licking food additives. By Shazia Andaleeb A brand one often comes across in Chennai grocery stores i [...]
A Sunny Afternoon With Two Brave Women

A Sunny Afternoon With Two Brave Women

March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day. This year, the theme for the Day is "Be Bold For Change." You might wonder about the hype th [...]
Tarjuman ul-Quran Published in English

Tarjuman ul-Quran Published in English

Mysore historian Dr. Sheik Ali has rendered Maulana Azad's Urdu literary masterpiece into English. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The English translatio [...]
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