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Magnificent Architectures

‘Magnificent Architectures’ presents works by Italian artist Luigi Ballarin for the first time in Sarajevo and was on view from April 28 to May 12, 2022 in Hanikah, Sarajevo. The exhibition, curated by Beste Gürsu, shows how Luigi Ballarin meticulously builds thin bridges between the roots of western and eastern...

Make Your Android Phone Less Annoying

If constant notifications, shifting screen brightness, or hard-to-find apps on your Android phone are a source of frustration, tweak these settings to get the most out of your device. It’s hard to unplug these days. PCs, tablets, smartphones—even a large selection of home appliances—can wirelessly connect to the internet at...

A Book  Kazi Falguni Eshita 

(Marking world book day, April 23rd, 2022) I am your best friend I am called a “book” I can provoke deep thoughts Grab you like a hook. I am your knowledge mine I am called a book I can make you spellbound Even if the Earth shook! Judge me by...

The Basque Country’s Centuries- Old Ball Games

I am dazzled by the rural beauty of France’s Basque Country, where the untamed coast and rolling green hills are dappled with red tile-roofed villages and surrounded by clouds of white sheep. Walking through these towns, I’m always on the lookout for a singular wall, measuring approximately 16m wide and...

The Record-Breaking Dive Under The “Arctic Ice”

On 3 August 1958, the commander of the world’s first nuclear submarine made an extraordinary, if somewhat tongue in cheek, entry in his logbook: “Embarked following personage at North Pole…” wrote USS Nautilus commander William Anderson, “…Santa Claus, affiliation: Christmas.” It was the final sentence of a celebratory record of...

Overcome Fear of Uncertainty

The pandemic hit, the Great Resignation is happening, nobody knows if the current market hiccups are just that or an early sign of the bear market. There’s a lot going on that would make anyone nervous and uncertain about the future that’s to come. But there have been problems, struggles,...

Electric Shocks Act Like Vaccines To Plants

Plants can’t get COVID-19, but they can get infected by a range of other viruses. Some of those viruses can cause huge problems for crops. A ringspot virus, for instance, threatens papaya fruit trees in Taiwan. Options exist to fight plant viruses, such as proteins to treat leaves. But two...

Keeping That Imaan Strong after the Ramadan

Ramadan is one of the most beautiful times we experience in the year. There is a spiritual high in its true communal sense. However, soon after this month is over and we return to our daily life routines, many times we quickly lose the good practices we gained in this...

The Town Where The Lighting Is Alive

In a tranquil side room of the Covid-19 vaccination centre in Rambouillet, a small French town around 30 miles (50km) south-west of Paris, a soft blue light emanated from a row of cylindrical tubes. Members of the public who received a vaccine last year were invited to bathe in the...

Lead Poem

Lead Poem

Matthew Arnold : The Voice As the kindling glances Queen-like and clear, Which the bright moon lances From her tranquil sphere At the sleepless waters Of a lonely mere, On the wild whirling waves, mournfully, mournfully, Shiver and die. As the tears of sorrow Mothers have shed – Prayers that...

Lead Poem

Lead Poem

Allama Muhammad Iqbal The Child’s Invocation My longing comes to my lips as supplication of mine O ALLAH! May like the candle be the life of mine! May the world’s darkness disappear through the life of mine! May every place light up with the sparkling light of mine! May my...

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu. Hope you’re well by the grace of Allah braving the beastly incidents you are being exposed to every single day. With the killing of journalists by Israeli forces in Palestine with impunity for years, war in Ukraine, price hike of essential commodities...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

With Gratitude Comes Peace The Prophet Muhammad (saw) says, ‘Those who do not thank people do not show gratitude to Allah.’ (Tirmidhi, Birr, Hadith No: 35) One night while performing prayer, Prophet Muhammad (s) cried so much that the tears running down his beard reached his chest and fell off to the...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Enjoining The Good And Forbidding The Evil “You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah.” (Surah: 3, Al-i ‘Imran, Verse No: 110) A Muslim needs to be a good person, a truthful servant...

The Third Line

The Third Line participated in the 15th edition of Art Dubai with a group presentation of works by Amir H. Fallah, Huda Lutfi, Jordan Nassar, Sahand Hesamiyan and Youssef Nabil. The artists each work from their own experiences to address identity, culture, and nostalgia narratives. Created from his imagination, Jordan...

Steps to Move On and Feel Less Pain

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” Herman Hesse I often write about finding lightness in life. It can come from an unhurried but effective day at work or from uncluttering your home. Or from learning how to let go and move on...