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Eyes – Rafikul Hoque

Eyes – Rafikul Hoque

Eye, a nervous system, holds an ocean The ocean of life, love, passion and emotion It’s a sky, big, pours drops of water Of sorrow, of joy, of fear and devotion. It’s a speaker, vocal, tells everything That minds and throats conceal Eyes are truthful, can’t devoid virtue Denotes what...

Overcome Nervousness

Overcome Nervousness

“Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin “If I don’t train enough, of course I’m nervous.” – Haile Gebrselassie It starts with just a little tremble within. Then a pressure builds up. A hand or foot starts to fidget....

Why Sharks Attack Humans

Why Sharks Attack Humans

The crystal-clear water beneath 13-year-old Hannah Mighall darkened for a moment. She was sitting astride her surfboard, enjoying the warmth of the sun as she and her cousin waited for the next wave in Tasmania’s idyllic Bay of Fires. Behind them the brilliant-white sandy beach was largely deserted and the...

What Does 5G Mean and How Fast Is It?

What Does 5G Mean and How Fast Is It?

5G is the next generation of mobile networking technology following 4G. Much like every generation before it, 5G aims to make mobile communication faster and more reliable as more and more devices go online. Unlike in the past, when mobile networks only needed to support cell phones that were just...

Sister Zaynah

Sister Zaynah

As salaam Alikum Wa Rahmatuallah Wa Barakatuh, Dearest Brothers and sisters, let me tell you my story. My conversion to Islam was long overdue, I started learning about Islam from about the age of 15, but I only took my Shahadah when I was 25 years old. I had always...

A Happy Ending - Khadiza Binte Mostafiz

A Happy Ending – Khadiza Binte Mostafiz

“Mom, brother just came home!”, Jahra yelled as loud as she could. “Jayed, where have you been, son? We were worried sick. Why is your phone turned off?”, Jayed’s mother exclaimed. She was extremely worried so was Jayed’s father and his younger sister Zahra. “Abdullah was calling me so I...

1000 Years of Art Across the Islamic and Indian World

1000 Years of Art Across the Islamic and Indian World

Benedict Carter, Sotheby’s Islamic Art specialist and Head of Sale, said: “Spanning several continents and centuries – with the earliest pieces stretching back to the seventh century – the selection showcases masterpieces of calligraphy, painting, ceramics, metalwork, jewellery and furniture. Viewed together, it is an undeniable testament to the sophisticated,...

Nerve Lock - Msf Sadib

Nerve Lock – Msf Sadib

It was a bizarre drizzling day. The sun was hiding somewhere; like my mind was ushered by melancholy thoughts. How often does it rain on your birthday? I don’t know how to answer that. Thoughts start rounds of applause at the sheer wit of my utmost clueless blank notion. A...

Henry David Thoreau – Indeed, indeed, I cannot tell

Henry David Thoreau – Indeed, indeed, I cannot tell

Indeed, indeed, I cannot tell, Though I ponder on it well, Which were easier to state, All my love or all my hate. Surely, surely, thou wilt trust me When I say thou dost disgust me. O, I hate thee with a hate That would fain annihilate; Yet sometimes against...

Hafiz – A Suspended Blue Ocean

Hafiz – A Suspended Blue Ocean

The sky Is a suspended blue ocean. The stars are the fish That swim. The planets are the white whales I sometimes hitch a ride on, And the sun and all light Have forever fused themselves Into my heart and upon My skin. There is only one rule On this...

Editorial

Editorial

Dear subscribers Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Hope this issue will find you well by the grace of Almighty Allah. It’s been 118 years since the start of Nobel Prize in 1901. It is undoubtedly the most prestigious prize in the world. As every prize has an impact on...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Mercy to the weak members of society Jareer ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: “Allah will not be merciful to those who are not merciful to the people.” [Sahih Bukhari – 6941] Dear brothers and sisters, In Islam, mercy encompasses this world...

The Wall Holding Back A Desert

The Wall Holding Back A Desert

You have to watch where you step in Paga, on the very edge of northern Ghana. Wander into the wrong part of this dusty African border town and you may just come face to face with the toothy grin belonging to one of the resident crocodile population. The local people...

The Moon – Sayma Zarin

The Moon – Sayma Zarin

The Moon is the Earth’s satellite But it does not have its own light It reflects sun’s light So, it gives light at night. At night, you don’t have any light But you need to go other side On that time, moon reflects the light of the sun So you...

Solving the Climate Change

Solving the Climate Change

Over the past two centuries, millions of dedicated people – revolutionaries, activists, politicians, and theorists – have yet to curb the disastrous and increasingly globalised trajectory of economic polarisation and ecological degradation. Perhaps because we are utterly trapped in flawed ways of thinking about technology and economy – as the...

A Great Collections of Orientalist Paintings

A Great Collections of Orientalist Paintings

Precious records of the history of the Islamic world, Orientalist paintings provide a unique window into a realm that has forever changed, capturing in technicolour detail every aspect of life in the region. This autumn, visitors to Sotheby’s London galleries will experience every facet of daily life in the Arab,...

Deal with Disappointment

Deal with Disappointment

When you get disappointed then it can hurt. Sometimes a bit. Sometimes a lot. It can drag you down into a negative funk for days or even weeks. But if you learn how to deal with that disappointment in a healthier and more helpful way then it can be less...