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‘Walk For Peace’ from London to Mecca: In an attempt to put on full display to the world that Islam is indeed a religion of peace, British national FaridFeyadi, 40, has undertaken a journey of thousands of miles to reach Mecca from London entirely on foot. At a time when fear and new forms of […]

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For the first time in its 158-year history, the Mysuru Municipal Corporation has a Muslim woman mayor Tasneem. According to the Indian Express, Tasneem is also the youngest ever mayor of the city. She is 31. Tasneem has lived all her life in Mysuru’s Meena Bazaar area, and has been the corporator for the area […]

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By QalamdarA soft-spoken, unassuming man with a glowing face who radiates love, peace and kindness: that’s one way to describe 61 year-old Mohammad Nurul Islam Middya. Nurul Islam is one of the pioneers of an educational renaissance among the Muslims of West Bengal. He was born in 1959 in Khalatpur, in what was then a […]

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Dr. Anisa Ibrahim who came to the United States as a young refugee in the 1990s now leads the Seattle clinic where she was cared for as a patient. She was recently promoted to medical director of Harborview Medical Center’s Pediatrics Clinic. Dr. Anisa Ibrahim was brought to the U.S. in 1993 from Somalia when […]

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Many people are discouraged to seek therapy because of the social stigma around it. People are afraid to be perceived as mentally ill, and do not think of therapy as a normal or healthy option. Saudi psychology student Najwa Hafiz works to remove therapy stigma. Saudi 19-year-old psychology student Najwa Hafiz, who is also an […]

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Ayesha Noor, a 21-year-old Karate champion from the slums of Kolkata, will be representing India in an upcoming international sports meet, which is to be held in Thailand. Her story is nothing but inspirational and heartening. The 21-year-old’s journey witnesses a lot of suffering; Ayesha was afflicted with epileptic seizures from the time of birth. […]

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Srinagar: Currently undergoing training at the Udhampur police training academy, the journey from Pizza delivery boy to a man stands tall in Khaki with stars glittering on his shoulder, is not an easy one for Moin Khan. But, he credits his achievement to IPS officer Sandeep Chaudhary who runs coaching classes ‘Operation Dreams’ free of […]

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Seher’s first art exhibition titled ‘Colouring the wounds away’ was held recently from July 11- 14th in the Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, Delhi. Seher Hashmi Raza, felt melancholic for no reason at all even as a child. And she did not know the reason. No one did. They could not understand why a little girl […]

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Mohammed Shujatullah, a student of Pharm D from Sultan ul-Uloom College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad, began serving free breakfast to the needy three years ago and is continuing  to do so till date without the break of a single day! Mohammed Shujatullah, a student of Pharm D from Sultan ul-Uloom College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad, began serving free […]

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