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Etiquette of Eid

Etiquette of Eid

Eids or festivals are moments of celebration common to all nations. The festivals of non-believing nations are associated with worldly matters such as the birth of a nation or its decline, the appointment or crowning of a ruler, his marriage, or the beginning of a season like spring, and so on.

Rulings of Zakatul-Fitr

Rulings of Zakatul-Fitr

The scope of worship in Islam is universal, in the literal sense. For the Qur’an tells us that each and every constituent of creation near or far, seen or unseen, animate or inanimate­­­­ - worships The True and Only God.

Meet the residents of the world’s only gorilla orphanage

Meet the residents of the world’s only gorilla orphanage

When rangers found two-month-old mountain gorilla Ndakasi ten years ago, she was clinging desperately to her dead mother, who had been killed by poachers.

The deliciously healthy Tofu Tikka

The deliciously healthy Tofu Tikka

Tofu or bean curd is a popular food derived from soya. It is prepared by curdling fresh soya milk, and pressing it into a solid block and then cooling it down. The process is the same as preparing cottage cheese through curdling milk and pressing it into a solid block.

Obama retold in print, on air

Obama retold in print, on air

Pat Cunnane spent six years in the White House helping to promote Barack Obama’s message. From the outside, he still does: On Tuesday, Cunnane became the latest Obama alumnus to land a contract for a book on his experiences.

Understanding the obligations of Zakaat al-Fitr

Understanding the obligations of Zakaat al-Fitr

Zakaat al-Fitr is an individual obligation upon every Muslim who can afford it, prescribed by the Shari‘ah (Islamic legislation) based on the texts of the Qur’an and Sunnah (Prophetic tradition), and scholarly consensus.

The measure of mass

The measure of mass

Astronomers scanning the skies with Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered the bending of one star’s light by another star’s gravity — and have even used that distortion to measure a star’s mass.

‘I’ll fight until I melt’ — battling climate change in the Arctic

‘I’ll fight until I melt’ — battling climate change in the Arctic

Reindeer eye soup? Animal blood stew? It might sound stomach-churning for people in developed nations, but this is the kind of nutrition that the indigenous peoples of the Arctic region survive on.

The concern of deed’s acceptance

The concern of deed’s acceptance

Needless to say, we owe our ability to perform righteous deeds to the Favour of Allah, The Most Exalted. Had Allah left us alone to depend on ourselves, we would have been inevitably doomed, because Satan is always attacking us hoping to misguide us. Allah Says (what means):

Highway of the future

Highway of the future

Just past the Alabama border, in a bit of rural Georgia filled with manufacturing plants and distribution warehouses, there’s an 18-mile stretch of Interstate 85 where new technologies are being tested for what could be a green highway of the future.

Questionable logic for censorship

Questionable logic for censorship

Often cinema is a casualty of an administration that is uncomfortable with truth. In today’s India, motion pictures appear to have caught the eye and attention of the Central Board of Film Certification and the Information and Broadcasting Ministry – often unnecessarily so.

Cambodian refuge gives tourists a glimpse of the wildlife trade

Cambodian refuge gives tourists a glimpse of the wildlife trade

Lucky, an 18-year-old Asian elephant, trudges along a lightly wooded path on an early weekday morning, accompanied by her trainer and half a dozen foreign tourists a few steps behind.

  • Fajr

    03:13 AM
  • FAJR

    03:13

  • Shruq

    04:45

  • Duhr

    11:36

  • Asr

    14:59

  • Maghrb

    18:28

  • Isha

    19:58

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