Sexual Perversion or Mass Suicide

For the balanced and healthy development of society the correct relationship between man and woman is of vital importance. In human history this factor has often decided the rise and fall of nations. Modern world is still struggling to cope … More

BOOK REVIEW

First Book on IYL

INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF LIGHT AND LIGHT-BASED TECHNOLOGIES  Sameen Ahmed Khan (Dhofar University, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman)  LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, http://www.lap-publishing.com/  96 pages (30 July 2015)Price: 49.90 €.   Reviewed by DR. AZHER MAJID SIDDIQUI In December 2013, the … More

BIHAR ASSEMPLY POLLS

Bihar Verdict will be Benchmark for National Polity

By MOHAMMAD NAUSHAD KHAN The coverage of Bihar in the media, heated exchange, blame game and slanderous remark suggest that Bihar is finally in election mode and the campaign will be in full swing soon. The outcome of the Bihar … More

EDUCATION

Urge of Skill Development is Educational Fascism: Dr. R...

This is implementation of educational fascism when we argue to develop skills, not knowledge, said Dr. Reem Shamsudheen, of Delhi University. The project of ‘Skill India’ which encourages only to earn money is being implemented by overcoming the basic objective … More

IMPORTANCE OF PRAYER

Pray to Me, and I will Answer

By SYED AKBAR HASSAN When we take some time out from our material pursuits and look around us, we would come to realise the blessings Allah has bestowed upon us. Allah has made the sky a protection from outer space … More

SCIENCE

The Life of the Cosmos

By MASROOR AHMED Life without light is impossible. The difference between living and dead matters is organisation; it is sunlight that provides the energy and impetus for the self-organisation of matter into life, on every scale, from the individual cell … More

WAR MONGERING

WAR BEGETS WAR REFUGEES The Moral Bankruptcy of Italy a...

By RAMZY BAROUD On April 26, 2011, a meeting that can only be described as sinister took place between the then Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, and French President, Nicolas Sarkozy. The most pressing issue discussed at the meeting in … More

FACE-TO-FACE

AAP Support to JDU Should Be on Constructive Agenda

PARVEEN AMANULLAH, daughter of former parliamentarian and diplomat Syed Shahabuddin, former Social Welfare Minister in Nitish Kumar-led JDU-BJP government in Bihar and now AAP leader in the state, said, in an interview with MOHAMMAD NAUSHAD KHAN, that any kind of … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 30 aug 2015

PM SHOULD HAVE FIRST VISITED A MOSQUE IN INDIA: AIMPLBAll India Muslim Personal Law Board on 17 August said Prime Minister Narendra Modi could have chosen to visit a mosque in the country before visiting a mosque in the United … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 30 aug 2015

PAULO COELHO DEFENDS QUR’ĀN AS THE ‘BOOK THAT CHANGED THE WORLD’World-renowned Brazilian author Paulo Coelho publicly defended Islam on his official Facebook page after a picture he posted of the Holy Qur’ān led to an unsavoury comment by one of … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 30 aug 2015

Withdraw Hajj Body Directive for Mandatory Purchase of 2 BagsHajj is the best thing that happens in a Muslim’s life, and people spend their life’s hard earned money for the pilgrimage. It costs around Rs. 2 lakh a person from … More

NEWS

South African Premier Lauds Role of Indian Muslims in L...

The Premier of a coastal province in South Africa, home to over 60% of the country’s Indian population, has lauded the “massive” role Indian Muslims had in the liberation of the South African people from apartheid, a report said on … More

NEWS

Goa State Minorities Finance Corporation Only on Paper

Almost four years have passed since the Goa State Minorities Finance Development Corporation (GSMFDC) has been constituted in the state but till date the state government has neither made any efforts to appoint board of directors on it nor has … More

REPORT

Jammat Extends Support to Special Status to Andhra Prad...

By OUR CORRESPONDENT Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Andhra Pradesh has announced its support to special status to Andhra Pradesh. It expressed its full support by way of peaceful protest. District Organiser and State Secretary of JIH, AP, Muhammad Akbar Basha said that … More

REPORT

Crescent School Chennai Organises Seethakathi Tournamen...

By OUR CORRESPONDENT A state level inter-school Seethakathi tournament in Football, Basketball and Volleyball was organised by Crescent School at Vandalur in Chennai from 21 to 22 August. The best teams from Chennai and Kancheepuram districts were invited and 40 … More

REPORT

Adopt Secularism in Theory and Practice: Romila Thapar

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Prof. Romila Thapar, a renowned historian, while delivering the 5th Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture in collaboration with Political Science Department of Jamia Millia Islmia in the capital on 19 August, said that secularism is … More