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By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Some decades ago, the concept of ‘zero-defect management’ was propounded. A lot of literature was produced on the subject and considerable research was conducted on the issue. The concept spread rapidly in parts of the West and major efforts were made to try to implement it. However, despite much effort, it […]

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By Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz The Quran (96:2-4) says: ‘Read! Your Lord is the Most Bountiful One who taught by the pen, taught man what he did not know.’ Here, God is expressing some attributes of His that He is the Most Bountiful One and that He taught man what the latter didn’t know. To teach […]

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The secretary-general of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), Faisal bin Abdulrahman bin Muaammar, announced that the Center will allocate approximately €1.5 million ($1.7 million) for initiatives aimed at combating hate speech through the centre’s global programmes in 2020, in partnership with UN and global organizations and through […]

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By Rajat Malhotra One of the most erroneous beliefs about the Quran is that it is a book that is meant only for Muslims. Nothing could be farther from the truth, however. The Quran, which literally means, ‘to be read’, is in fact a book that is meant for the entire humankind. In its 114 […]

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By Amin Valliani Religion has remained a living topic in almost all ages. Many have discussed religion in different ways; some have even made religion a topic of acrimonious debate. Karl Marx has declared religion to be the opium of the people. He mentioned this while writing a Critique on Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, published […]

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By K. Baig Education like democracy, free markets, freedom of the press, and “universal human rights” is one of those subjects whose virtue is considered self-evident. So is the superiority of the industrially advanced countries in attaining them. Consequently, any package that arrives with one of these magic labels on it, automatically qualifies for the […]

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In the wake of the Arab Spring, not one Arab dictator has faced charges for creating a police state and inducing terror among citizens. Similarly, none has been prosecuted for destroying state institutions, the essentials of citizenship, or the means of social advancement. By Shafiq Nazim Ghabra A series of trials have taken place of […]

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Contrary to political Islam, Sufism passionately calls for the protection and preservation of the human species. It warns against the destruction of the human structure because its destruction amounts to demolishing God’s most complete and perfect image. By Hisham al-Najjar The current version of political Islam is losing ground because of the destruction, violence and […]

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