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Poker Face – MSF Sadib

As I stand there with total disapproval against my mind the city was roaring with wild rush. Calmly I was envisaging this peaceful fuzzy day going by. But as for my musing mind I wasn’t quite sure on that part.To me I was like this pebble in a river current...

A slice of the US in Denmark

It was 4 July, and I was watching the Stars and Stripes hoisted up a flagpole by men in uniform as a country singer in cowboy boots and hat belted out my national anthem. This was followed by a moment of prayer, asking God to bless the US president. Then...

5G and Wi-Fi 6

Student device usage is on the rise: As noted by recent EDUCAUSE research, 95 percent of postsecondary students have smartphones and 91 percent own laptops. The result is growing demand for anytime, anywhere access that supports peer-to-peer collaboration, project coordination and student-to-staff communication. To meet evolving expectations, colleges are embracing...

Stockholm’s Rooftop Tour

The best way to get a sense of the Swedish capital’s island landscape isn’t from the sea. It’s from the air – 43m in the air, to be exact. A view from above Stockholm is a city of water. Founded by seafaring tradesmen, the centre of the Swedish capital stretches...

When It is Better to Take Notes by Hand

These days many people can type faster than they can write by hand, particularly if they’ve grown up using laptops. This is a hugely useful skill of course and allows you to take copious notes, quickly and easily, which must surely be a good thing, right? Maybe not. In an...

Pleasure of Leisure – Rafikul Hoque

Pleasure of Leisure – Rafikul Hoque

Let me alone, for now, it is gala day And night, it’s a relief and delight It’s not busy one as other days of life. Time to compose poetry in twilight. It’s time to recollect like wordsworth As he did with daffodils, that were yellow I can do it with...

Change Your Life: 2 Minutes a Day

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu “The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.” – Madame Marie du Deffand Making a positive change in your life does not have to be about making a huge leap.But I believe...

Make your Youth More Rewarding

Do you always dream of the years ahead when you will hit your first million, memorise the Qur’an, or break some world record? Or perhaps you jump, to a few months ahead – getting published, married or launching an online business. Whatever your big dream is, you know what I’m...

A Solo Representation of eL Seed

eL Seed is a French-Tunisian artist who specializes in calligraphy. Typically, Arabic calligraphy is associated with Islamic Art and Qu’ranic texts. He fuses the beauty of Arabic calligraphy with the roughness of graffiti. Keeping away from traditional Arabic calligraphy rules, the artist created his style to spread universal messages throughout...

How Islam Helps With Depression – Fahmida Mehreen

Like every other physical illness or unsettled state of being, depression is a compromising mental health condition which needs to be addressed with proper importance and correct measures. It is one of the most rampant mental health issues in this 21st century. What is alarming is the fact that majority...

Walls of Defiance – Teezad Tabriz

Defiant regimes are constructing walls along the borders of Mexico to stop Mexicans to enter the US, along the Palestine to separate Israelis, along Bangladesh border by India and even Myanmar, Saudi Arabia along Iraq border as China did hundreds of years ago to stop robbery. Walls or bulwarks are...

Henry Longfellow – Hymn To The Night

Henry Longfellow – Hymn To The Night

I heard the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls! I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls! I felt her presence, by its spell of might, Stoop o’er me from above; The calm, majestic presence of the Night, As of the...

Jajaluddin Rumi – A Moment Of Happiness

Jajaluddin Rumi – A Moment Of Happiness

A moment of happiness, you and I sitting on the verandah, apparently two, but one in soul, you and I. We feel the flowing water of life here, you and I, with the garden’s beauty and the birds singing. The stars will be watching us, and we will show them...

Editorial

Editorial

Dear readers. Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu. Hope you’re well by the grace of Allah. The New Year is a time for looking back and for looking forward. Some people make resolutions to break bad habits, create new ones or maintain existing ones. The New Year begins as an...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Keeping your temper

Our Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) said – “A wrestler is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the wrestler is the one who controls himself while in anger.” (Muslim, Birr, 106; Bukhari, Edeb, 76) Dear brothers and sisters, The Prophet of mercy sent a message to be...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Pure Food, Pure Generation

“O messengers, eat from the good foods and work righteousness. Indeed, I, of what you do, am Knowing.” (Surah No. 23: Mu’minun, Verse No. 51) Dear Brothers and Sisters, Allah, the Owner of the heavens and the earth, created a vast universe and a habitable world in it for humankind....