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.
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.
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.
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.
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):
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.
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.