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Matthew Arnold The Last Word

Matthew Arnold । The Last Word

Creep into thy narrow bed, Creep, and let no more be said! Vain thy onset! all stands fast. Thou thyself must break at last! Let the long contention cease! Geese are swans, and swans are geese. Let them have it how they will! Thou art tired; best be still! They...

Muhammad Iqbal । The Candle And The Moth

Muhammad Iqbal । The Candle And The Moth

  O Candle! Why does the moth love you?  Why is this restless soul devoted to you? Your charm keeps it restless like mercury Did you teach it the etiquette of Love? It circumambulates the site of your manifestation Is it inspired with the fire of your lightning? Do the...

Editorial

Editorial

Dear Readers, Assalamu alaikum. Hope this issue will find you well in the month of election. You’ll find everywhere elements of campaigning and electioneering. Electoral role, voters, banners, festoon, political parties, nomination hopefuls, pamphlets, leaflets etc will be talked about in every nook and corner of the country, be it...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Be Like A Bird Umar (R) said “I heard Messenger of Allah (PBUH) saying: “If you all depend on Allah with due reliance, He would certainly give you provision as He gives it to birds who go forth hungry in the morning and return with full belly at dusk”. (At-Tirmidhi...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Judge Yourself Not Others “O you who believe! Let not one people deride another; it may be that they are better than them. Nor let women deride other women; it may be that they are better than them. And do not defame yourselves or insult one another with nicknames; how...

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Menacing Media Muzzling । Abdullah-al-Imran and Ifrith Islam

Space for journalism is shrinking day by day. Media is being muzzled. Communications are being censored. Mass-communications are monitored. Telephone calls are tapped. Sage but anti-corporate people are under surveillance. Dissent voices are being silenced. Prisoners of conscience are being imprisoned. Day by day gagging of journalists or media muzzling...

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Super Telescopes

In the most desolate regions of the globe, astronomers and engineers are building a new generation of super telescopes. The high-tech structures will be spread across several continents and be so sophisticated that they can register molecules and atoms several light years away. Made up of 492 smaller, hexagonal mirrors,...

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The Mahogany Ship

Girt by sea as we so famously are, it’s no surprise that Australia is home to plenty of likewise famous shipwrecks. After all, before human flight, a ship was the only way a European could travel to the sunburnt country. What is a surprise though is that it took so...

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Exhibition Beyond the Shape

Two artists, Meliha Tepari? from Bosnia and Ana Crespo from Spain, collaborated on an exhibition that is on view at the National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The exhibition was opened by His Excellency José María Valdemoro Giménez, The Ambassador of Spain and Dr. Rosana Ratkov?i?, the curator of the...

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Is Sugar Really Bad for You?

It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when humans only had access to sugar for a few months a year when fruit was in season. Some 80,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers ate fruit sporadically and infrequently, since they were competing with birds. Now, our sugar hits come all...

Verizon Wireless has won the race to 5G—sort of. On October 1, Verizon launched its "5G" home service in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento, establishing equivocal bragging rights and setting off a domino run of 5G network launches that will continue through next spring.

What Is 5G?

Verizon Wireless has won the race to 5G—sort of. On October 1, Verizon launched its “5G” home service in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento, establishing equivocal bragging rights and setting off a domino run of 5G network launches that will continue through next spring. That first network isn’t actually the real,...

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Stop Being Pessimistic

One of the most powerful habits that I’ve picked up in the past 10+ years is to stop being pessimistic and to think in a more optimistic and constructive way instead. It makes life feel lighter and not so burdensome. It opens up new paths towards where you want to...

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Let us । Golam Kibria

Time to change, Time to invent Follow the wave, sometimes the backlit. Let us show some kind of furore, thus, Let us join the group of Alexander. Dark side of moon, will cover soon Smart side of Phoebe, reproduce will clone. Let us gather all layman, thus, Let us make advent their frigates differentiation. No...

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Former Lutheranp Archbishop Embraces Islam

It was December 23, 1986, two days away from Christmas, when Arch Bishop Martin John Mwaipopo, announced to his congregation that he was leaving Christianity for Islam. The congregation was paralysed with shock on hearing the news, so much so, that his administrator got up from his seat, closed the...

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Balancing Our Inner and Outer Worlds । Mansoor Alam

It is now known that the old theory of a static Universe is no longer tenable. Modern science has revealed that there is nothing fixed or static in the Universe, and it has been expanding ever since it came into existence. Thus, by nature of its creation, our Universe is...

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John Keats । Ode on Melancholy

No, no, go not to Lethe, neither twist Wolf’s-bane, tight-rooted, for its poisonous wine; Nor suffer thy pale forehead to be kiss’d By nightshade, ruby grape of Proserpine; Make not your rosary of yew-berries, Nor let the beetle, nor the death-moth be Your mournful Psyche, nor the downy owl A...

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Hafiz । What Happens?

What happens when your soul Begins to awaken Your eyes And your heart And the cells of your body To the great Journey of Love? First there is wonderful laughter And probably precious tears And a hundred sweet promises And those heroic vows No one can ever keep. But still...