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Reinvent Yourself and Redefine Your Future

Reinvent Yourself and Redefine Your Future

Do you ever wish you could change your past? We all go through struggles in life, make mistakes, and face certain hardships and challenges that prevent us from moving ahead. The important thing is to learn how to come out stronger, and become even better than you were before. Though,...

Inside Nasa's Unseen Archives

Inside Nasa’s Unseen Archives

As a space-mad boy in suburban England, Benedict Redgrove watched grainy television pictures of the space shuttle Columbia as it soared into Earth’s orbit from Cape Canaveral for the first time, “heart beating, head swimming, and full of nervous excitement”. Decades later, the photographer found himself at the same launchpad,...

Ihsan The Pursuit of Excellence

Ihsan The Pursuit of Excellence

Ihsan (Excellence in faith)… just thinking the word in my head has a special ring to it, brings a certain unique, inspiring feeling to my heart. This word, this topic moves me. I hope it has that effect on you as well. Our religion, our way of life is composed...

Quantum Computers and How Do They Work?

Quantum Computers and How Do They Work?

Google, IBM and a handful of startups are racing to create the next generation of supercomputers. Quantum computers, if they ever get started, will help us solve problems, like modelling complex chemical processes, that our existing computers can’t even scratch the surface of. But the quantum future isn’t going to...

Get More Done with Less Stress

Get More Done with Less Stress

“Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein “Think simple” as my old master used to say – meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.” –...

Courage - Tanbina Siddiqui

Courage – Tanbina Siddiqui

The sky is cloudy again, everything is so dark and grey. It’s just two in the afternoon yet it feels like a dark cold night. I knew the electricity would go off so I managed some candles and a match stick beforehand. I lit the candle and went to check...

"Bursa" The First Ottoman Capital Today - Fahmida Mehreen

“Bursa” The First Ottoman Capital Today – Fahmida Mehreen

Turkey, the Eurasian country, is one of the most beautiful places in the world. People from all around the world travel to different destinations in Turkey, including the modern-day capital of Istanbul, which hosts key attractions like the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque), Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, and many more....

Battling to Surrender

Battling to Surrender

Son, surrendering your life to Allah is not an imprudent behavior, but it is the most critical and wise conduct you would do during your entire life. After performing your tasks with your utmost best, then by surrendering to Allah for help and guidance, Allah Almighty would lead you to...

A tale of SAARC Budgets Teezad Tabriz

A tale of SAARC Budgets – Teezad Tabriz

Every economy has one similarity – the basic economic problems. We have finite resources while we have infinite wants; the purpose of economic activity is to allocate resources in conditions of scarcity. Therefore, each society must answer three questions; ‘what will be produced?’, ‘how will it be produced?’ and ‘who...

Ralph Waldo Emerson – Loss and Gain

Ralph Waldo Emerson – Loss and Gain

Virtue runs before the muse And defies her skill, She is rapt, and doth refuse To wait a painter’s will. Star-adoring, occupied, Virtue cannot bend her, Just to please a poet’s pride, To parade her splendor. The bard must be with good intent No more his, but hers, Throw away...

Muhyiddin ibn Arabi – As Night Let its Curtains Down in Folds

Muhyiddin ibn Arabi – As Night Let its Curtains Down in Folds

Peace, Salma, and peace to those who halt awhile at al-Hima. It is right for one like me to greet you. Would it have hurt her to return the greeting? Ah, but a statuette goddess is beyond control. They left as night let its curtains down in folds. I told...

Editorial

Editorial

Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Hope you are fine and so are we. Time ticks by, water flows down, sun glows as we grow old sometimes not that much bold. Budget comes with the passage of a year in every country, be it poor or rich, and budget sees...

How to be a good Muslim?

How to be a good Muslim?

The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most beloved of you and closest to me in the Hereafter are those with the best character. Verily, the most hate of you and furthest from me in the Hereafter are those with the worst character: the boastful, the...

How to remember the Almighty Allah?

How to remember the Almighty Allah?

“Who remember God standing, sitting, and lying upon their sides, and reflect upon the creation of the heavens and the earth, “Our Lord, Thou hast not created this in vain. Glory be to Thee! Shield us from the punishment of the Fire.” (Sura 3. Al Imran, Verse – 191)  ...

Editorial - Jun'2019

Editorial – Jun’2019

Dear subscribers Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Hope you are keeping well. We are all impacted by leadership and everyone has the opportunity to take the lead; hence we all need leadership and the preconditions that make a leader. Leadership involves ubiquitous, recognizable set of normal and common activities that...

Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi – My Heart Has Become Able

Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi – My Heart Has Become Able

My heart has become able To take on all forms. It is a pasture for gazelles, For monks an abbey. It is a temple for idols And for whoever circumambulates it, the Kaaba. It is the tablets of the Torah And also the leaves of the Koran. I believe in...

Walt Whitman – Weave in, My Hardy Life

Walt Whitman – Weave in, My Hardy Life

Weave in, weave in, my hardy life, Weave yet a soldier strong and full for great campaigns to come, Weave in red blood, weave sinews in like ropes, the senses, sight weave in, Weave lasting sure, weave day and night the weft, the warp, incessant weave, tire not, (We know...