February 2014


Another Plunge

West’s disregard of honorable principles and policies, is pushing it to the ignoble status of a perpetrator of violence and destruction for small gains which is rendering it low in the esteem of other nations.


Letters to the Editor

On ‘Taqleed’, Wahhabis, Islamic banking, Images, and more.

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Anbiya’ [71-77]

[71] We delivered him, and Lut,82 unto the land in which We have placed blessing for all beings.83 Commentary 82. Lut (asws) was his nephew.… more »
The Hadith

On Wit and Humour

 Wit or humour is a pleasing attribute of life, and just as its excess is bad, to be devoid of it, also, is… more »
News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA Academics underline importance of Urdu A report making recommendations on the promotion of Urdu in India has been submitted to the government.… more »

Unpaid Student Loans in the US Top $1 Trillion

G iving validation to Occupy Wall Street protests over the increasing burdens of student debt, a new report indicates that the total amount… more »

Beware: the Craze will be Down here Soon

Pumping someone’s body full of free-flowing substances like Silicone is extremely dangerous. Hence, it has been illegal to inject fluids like Silicone into… more »

Coordination Office Opened for Muzaffarnagar Riot Victims

New Delhi: The Coordination Committee for the Muzaffarnagar riot victims opened its office at Kairana, Distt. Shamli, to care, monitor, offer and coordinate… more »

‘My Incredible Discovery of Islam’: The Story of Carla (Part 2)

The concluding part of an American Catholic’s discovery of Islam. The first part of this article was republished from The Islamic Bulletin in… more »

Veteran’s Day 2013

Presented hereunder is the abridged text of Linda Barto’s speech which she delivered on Veteran’s Day 2013. Linda – a revert Muslim –… more »

Leadership at its Best

SYED KAZIM looks into those aspects of the Prophet’s personality which made him one of the greatest leaders of all time.


The True Goal of Human Life

In the constant struggle of good and evil, which is the lot of every human being, it is within our power to overcome evil with sincere effort and Divine grace.


Islamic Banking and Finance: Role and Relevance in a Recessionist Economy (Part 2)

The growth of Islamic Banking and Finance as a new discipline, particularly in the context of the global economic recession that is in… more »

Nine Strategies to Sharpen Your Memory

Wish your powers of recall were as powerful as this elephant’s? Here are nine mind-sharpening strategies that can help.

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 46 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »