Anti-Muslim German far-right AFD politician converts to Islam Life 

Anti-Muslim German far-right AFD politician converts to Islam

Arthur Wagner, a prominent member of a German far-right political party ‘Alternative für Deutschland’ (AfD), known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric has converted to Islam and resigned from his leadership role in the party. Wagner was a leading member of AFD eastern Brandenburg state chapter, whose slogan “Islam doesn’t belong in Germany” encapsulates its extreme nativist and anti-Muslim views. The AfD, which is now the third-largest political party in Germany after its stunning success in last September’s elections, claims Islam is incompatible with the German constitution. The right wing party has…

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Jamate Islami Hind convinces elderly Mumbai couple to abandon suicide plans citing Islamic teachings Life 

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind convinces elderly Mumbai couple to abandon suicide plans citing Islamic teachings

Mumbai: The President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maharashtra, Engineer Taufeeq Aslam Khan, PR secretary Abdul Hafeez Farooqui and secretary for social services Mazhar Farooq paid a courtesy visit on Saturday to the elderly couple who wrote to the President to seek permission to end their life and convinced them to abandon their suicide plans. Mr. Narayan Lawate (88) and his wife Mrs. Iravati Lawate (78), a resident of Charni Road, Mumbai have made a heart-wrenching plea to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking permission for active euthanasia or “assisted suicide” as they…

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Public Healthcare sector crashing in India: Who is responsible? Life 

Public Healthcare sector crashing in India: Who is responsible?

Public healthcare is government’s prime responsibility and they are responsible to protect the rights of doctors as well as patients. But unfortunately we are not so lucky to have such governments since independence. As citizens pay the tax, they expect good services from the government in return but we all know what kind of service we citizens are getting in government hospitals. Government is completely at failure for providing quality health services. Fortunately to fill this gap private hospitals took lead and started doing wonders in health sector, obviously at…

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How to make children learn while having fun during vacations Life 

How to make children learn while having fun during vacations

The first semester is almost completed; time flies so fast, Wow! Now all you young chaps are enjoying your Diwali holidays, having sweets, new clothes and of course enjoying crackers etc. After Diwali vacation we again join our school, study hard and complete our homework regularly. Like an ideal student, we should be smart, hardworking and obedient. As I said earlier time flies by, we will complete our second term exams in the blink of an eye and will be free to enjoy our summer vacations. Yippee! Every summer, we…

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Saudi women seek healthy environment through running, a rare initiative by Bliss Run Life 

Saudi women seek healthy environment through running, a rare initiative by Bliss Run

JEDDAH: A group of women of different ages lined up behind Rasha Al-Harbi to begin a weekly open air running session in a country where we don’t expect to see many runners along a sea walkway in Jeddah. Saudi Arabia is full of walkways and parks, you can find a park in every neighborhood. However parks and walkways size differ from one location to the other. It’s actually called a walkway because most of the people there just walk. The event initially drew the attention of passers-by; however, this has…

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Nine British Muslims have cycled 3,000 km from London to Madinah in 6 weeks to perform Hajj Featured Life 

Nine British Muslims have cycled 3,000 km from London to Madinah in 6 weeks to perform Hajj

Hajj Riders, A group of nine British pilgrims cycled 3,000 km on their way to Madinah covering lands such as France, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Greece and Egypt in their six-week long journey from London. The group was accorded a warm welcome by Saudi authorities and cycling enthusiasts. Saudi Cyclist Association and Taibah Cyclist Association, under the patronage of Saudi Sports Authority, received the pilgrims at a traditional ceremony by beating drums and showering rose petals. The pilgrims were allowed to drive directly to the Prophet’s Mosque where they offered…

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Married Life! A bumpy ride for two smooth people Featured Life 

Married Life! A bumpy ride for two smooth people

Marriage is the ultimate bond between two partners. It is the only relation where you fall in love every day with the same person. You made a vow to love one another for better or for worse, but sometimes things go out of control and two smooth people have to go through a bumpy ride. Marriage helps someone to prosper and for some it ruins their life. How same thing can be beneficial for someone and disastrous for other? The answer is marriage itself is not the culprit but the…

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Aman Academy, Darbhanga Life 

Mohammad Owais – A man with an aim to provide quality education in rural India

The Sachar committee report have pointed out that Muslims are among the most economically, educationally and socially backward sections of Indian society. The Rajinder Sachar Committee was commissioned in 2005 by then Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to prepare a report on the latest social, economic, and educational conditions of the Muslim community of India. The salient findings of the Sachar committee are; The literacy rate among Muslims was 59.1% which was below the national average of 64.8%. Less than 4% Muslims are graduates or Diploma holders compared to about…

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Children are your biggest investment Life 

Children are your biggest investment

According to India’s former President late APJ Abdul Kalam every child is an asset of our nation. Investment on teens is a topic which should be discussed at all levels as it’s a need of the hour. The term investment is classified into six major aspects. Parents should invest on six things when a child is going through his/her teenage viz. Time, Care, Love, Money, Govt. facilities and Emotional support. Time Spend plenty of quality time with your teens, play with them, help them in their studies, tell your childhood stories,…

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Love Featured Life 

LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH!

Why most of us always wonder about the meaning of love? Love is one of the most profound emotions we experience as humans. We can welcome love into our lives but then we do not have any control over how, when and where it starts to express itself. That’s why we have a term “Love at first sight”. According to “Oxford Illustrated American Dictionary” Love is a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes that ranges from interpersonal affection to pleasure. It can refer to an emotion of a strong…

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