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Remembering DEATH is the key to success.

Every soul shall taste death, and you will indeed be paid your reward in full on the Day of Resurrection. (Surah 3. Al Imran, verse – 185)   Dear brothers and sisters, You have probably heard of Steve Jobs. He was an American entrepreneur, business magnate, inventor, industrial designer, and...

Anger is the key to all evil.

A man said to the Prophet, ‘Give me advice.’ The Prophet, peace be upon him, said, ‘Do not get angry.’ The man asked repeatedly, and the Prophet answered each time, ‘Do not get angry.’ (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith – 6116)   Dear brothers and sisters, Anger is built-in to all people so...

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well, so are we. Compromises on the question of question leak will be no less than sabotage to the education system. It will preside over the collapse of the future generation paving the way for the foreigners to take over...

Question Leaks Elucidate Questionable Edn -Ifrith Islam

Once upon a time there was a young man named Hafiz Rabiul Islam, with an extraordinary brilliant mind, lived in small village of Jashore miles away from the Indian border. He used to tell his wards that he had to abandon his education to take responsibility of the new family...

Mi’raaj Reviving the Spirit of Hope

The Isra’ and Mi’raaj is a momentous occasion that occurred at a very crucial stage in the life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). This uplifting (mi’raj = ascend) experience took place in the year the Prophet lost two of his valuable pillars of support; his uncle Abu Talib (whose political...

Beyond the Letter: Modern Arabic Calligraphy

‘Beyond the Letter’ highlights 27 outstanding works of art from the collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. The exhibition opened at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization on March 28 and will run until June 23, 2018. The exhibition ‘Beyond the Letter’ is collaboration between Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia...

Fuat Sezgin A living library of Islamic Sciences

Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin is an Islamic scholar who specializes in the history of Arabic-Islamic science. He is professor emeritus of the History of Natural Science at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany and the founder and honorary director of the Institute of the History of the Arab Islamic...

Are we ready for the deadly heat waves?

When days and nights get too hot, city dwellers are the first to run into trouble. Some victims were found at home. An 84-year-old woman who’d spent over half her life in the same Sacramento, Calif., apartment died near her front door, gripping her keys. A World War II veteran...

Almost Invisible Animals

We’ve all heard of squid and octopus using pigments to blend in with their surroundings, but what about becoming completely invisible? To become actually see through, and appear as if you aren’t there, you need to either allow light to travel through you unimpeded, or bend light around you –...

A US Journalist Embraces Islam -Michael Wolfe

After twenty-five years as a writer in America, I wanted something to soften my cynicism. I was searching for new terms by which to see. The way one is raised establishes certain needs in this department. From a pluralist background, I naturally placed great stress on the matters of racism...

Don’t Take Things So Personally

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” – Eleanor Roosevelt A very common problem that can drag your self-esteem down or build...

Poems

Followers Md. Eftekhairul Islam Mithun When you sat on handed-chair, on moving; I aired you by the Gloomy tailed-fan, You gazed; the full moon night; The moon was full of smiling Brightened you? Your heart beats faster, Time passed! You’re fading and rolling and cooling. Now, I’m your helper! Standing...

Last sight -Fatima binte Mostafiz

Here I am, sitting on a bench, waiting for the train to arrive. I can see how annoyed everyone is, just because the train is late today. But what about me? What am I feeling? In this case, my answer is nothing. I’m not feeling annoyed, angry, sad or anything....

To Tackle The Rubbish Dump In Space

It was a breathtaking sight. Two Falcon Heavy boosters performed a synchronised vertical landing and, minutes later, another indelible image entered the world’s imagination. A bright red sports car orbited the Earth. The man responsible, SpaceX’s Elon Musk, received widespread acclaim for launching the largest rocket since Apollo’s Saturn V. The car...

The Best Buildings of 2017

Every year, a lot of infrustuctures have been built everywhere in the world. But few of such infrustructures leave a mark so that people will have a second look at them or maybe they will travel across the borders to have a look at them. Here are few of the...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Your Struggle Composes Your Life And whosoever strives, strives only for his own good. Truly God is beyond need of the worlds. (Surah 29. Al-Ankabut, Ayah 6)   Dear brothers and sisters, In the above verse, Allah gave importance to the struggle of human life, because human beings are punished...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

You Have to be a Visionary “Actions are according to intentions, and everyone will get what was intended. Whoever migrates with an intention for Allah and His messenger, the migration will be for the sake of Allah and his Messenger. And whoever migrates for worldly gain or to marry a...

EDITORIAL

Dear readers Assalamualaikumwarahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well enough to carry on with your duties and responsibilities. We are fine too. The month, when mouthwatering and juicy fruits are abundant, is knocking on the next door. The flowers have blossomed on a range of fruit trees apart from flowering and...

Lead Poem

Matthew Arnold Growing Old What is it to grow old? Is it to lose the glory of the form, The lustre of the eye? Is it for beauty to forego her wreath? Yes, but not for this alone. Is it to feel our strength – Not our bloom only, but...

Honey for health and money -Teezad Tabriz

Tired of your honey not being sweet anymore? Tired to the extent you’d rather refer to her as bitter gourd (or more commonly known as korolla)? In the age of filters and Tinder, we lack authenticity – when filters and Snapchat stories paint for us selves that contradict with our...