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The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Dear brothers and sister, Losing a member from your friends and family or losing something from your favorite choices, is very painful for your life. But if you can be a friend of Allah, no pain will touch you at all. According to the above verse, a friend of Allah...

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In the light of the Holy Hadith

Dear brothers and sister, Wisdom is the ideal endpoint of human development. But what is wisdom? We find so much information on the internet such as Google, Youtube, Facebook, etc. is it wisdom? No. It is just information. Wisdom is the ability to make correct judgments and decisions. Historically, wisdom...

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Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Hope you are fine, and so are we. In the wake of destruction of the historic sites, world heritages, past workings of the humanity cultural organizations particularly the UNESCO is working in the area. Bangladesh has got it’s share of world heritage....

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The World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh -Mosleh Uddin

A  World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which has been officially recognized by the United Nations, specifically by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The sites are selected on the basis of having cultural, historical, and scientific or some other form of significance. These sites...

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Exercise for our Souls

A  cocoon stirs with signs of life. An opening appears, and you watch as thewinged creature inside struggles to emerge from a small tear in the sack oflife. Striving to free itself, the butterfly labors for what seems an eternity.You reflect on how easy it would be to simply break...

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A Forgotten Kingdom in Turkey By -Emma

Turkey is now situated at the center of world interest. Being the center of Ottoman Empire, it has a long legacy of glorious history. The kingdom that once existed still has its remains in architecture and other elements. Ongoing governmental disputes have left the fate of these medieval architectural wonders...

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Bee Hotels

A  new kind of hotel is opening for business around the world. Its guests are wild bees. Built by people, these hotels are going up in rural farmlands, in suburban backyards — even on city rooftops. They don’t offer maid service, but they do give bees a place to nest....

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In Underwater Cave, without Oxygen

Three months ago, XiscoGràcia experienced what he describes as every diver’s worst nightmare – he found himself without oxygen in an underwater cave, relying on an air pocket for survival. As hours turned into days he realised he might not be found in time. On Saturday 15 April, XiscoGràcia slipped...

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Get More Done with Less Stress

The daily work we do – in school, at work or in a business – can easily become overwhelming, ineffective and suck the energy and joy out of what you are doing. So how can you work in a lighter, simpler way that helps you to get more of what truly matters...

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Tulip in Turkish Art

Gardens and the love of flowers formed key elements of Islamic art and imperial culture. The tulip became inseparable from Ottoman gardens and garden design. Tea is British, cafés are French and tulips are Dutch. These Western cultural assumptions are understandable for the many people unaware of the history of...

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An American Jew Became a Muslim -Josh Hasan

I did not have to be a Muslim. Maybe. I could have been a Hindu, worshipping 14,321 gods and goddesses, such as a goddess for my neighbor’s dog, another for the moon, and yet another for Evander Holyfield’s lost ear. I would be worshiping all these counterfeit “gods,” and I...

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Ravens Plan Ahead In Unnatural Tasks

Ravens have passed what may be their toughest tests yet of powers that, at least on a good day, let people and other apes plan ahead. Lab-dwelling common ravens (Corvuscorax) in Sweden at least matched the performance of nonhuman apes and young children in peculiar tests of advanced planning ability. The birds...

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Quantum Computers are About to Get Real

Although the term “quantum computer” might suggest a miniature, sleek device, the latest incarnations are a far cry from anything available in the Apple Store. In a laboratory just 60 kilometers north of New York City, scientists are running a fledgling quantum computer through its paces — and the whole...

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How to be a Writer Bangladesh Perspective -Kazi F. Eshita

Writing happens to be one of my greatest sources of solace. I’ve been writing since I was 11, and I try to hone my writing skills everyday. I know, that many of my readers might have a hidden writer within themselves. If you really want to be a writer, it’s...

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The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Dear brothers and sister, Satan always comes to the believer from his weak side in order to lead him astray. If Satan finds a person rigorous in a particular act, he comes to him from another direction. For example, if a student is careful in his study, then Satan will...

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In the light of the Holy Hadith

Dear brothers and sister, To think oneself greater in comparison with other people is pride. A proud man is who can’t accept admonitions as there is pride in him. The devil is the best instance of pride. He was driven out paradise by Allah SWT as he took pride and...

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Editorial

Dear Readers Those who claim that Bangladeshi people’s ancestors were Hindus and that we didn’t convert to Islam from Buddhism they are most probably wrong because most of the people of Bengal were Buddhists. So we are running the cover story on necessity of knowing the past. We will shed...

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Space Light Colour

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, continues its 2017 exhibition programme with a solo exhibition of works by Rana Begum. Rana Begum: Space Light Colour is the first museum exhibition of works from one of the most exciting young artists working today. Rana...

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All Those Einstein’s Quirky Habits

Celebrated inventor and physicist Nikola Tesla swore by toe exercises – every night, he’d repeatedly ‘squish’ his toes, 100 times for each foot, according to the author Marc J Seifer. While it’s not entirely clear exactly what that exercise involved, Tesla claimed it helped to stimulate his brain cells. The most prolific...