July 2014


Letters

Letters to the Editor

On Taraweeh, Ghusl, Witr, schooling and more…

Editorial

The Journey Up

It is impossible for anyone to escape asking himself the question: “Where do I go next?”

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Hajj (1-5)

[1] O people! Fear your Lord; indeed, the convulsion of the Hour will be a mighty thing.2  Commentary This Surah has remarkable characteristics. … more »
The Hadith

On Goodness and Compassion

To do an act of kindness, too, is a branch of compassion, or rather, its fruit. It can have many forms, such as,… more »
Economics

The Psychological Role of Islam in Economic Development (Part-2)

Taking Islam as the basis for general organization allows us to set up all of our life, both spiritual and social aspects, on one foundation.

Feature

Let us Plan for Ramadan-ul-Mubarak

In this short article, SAMEEN AHMED KHAN offers some tips for making the month of Ramadan-ul-Mubarak as productive as possible.

Family

Growing Up

It can be quite an emotionally draining experience when you begin to see things as they are; begin to see life for the reality that it is.

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA Indian Forum for Interest-Free Banking (IFIB) Islamic microfinance, which is based on profit sharing and does not charge interest, can play a… more »
Society

24 Hours with a Minimum-Wage Worker

The declining living standards of the US working class in these recent times of global recession still hold out as surprising revelations at… more »
Environment

A Fifth of China’s Soil is Contaminated

An official enquiry conducted between 2005 and 2013, found that 16.1% of China's soil and 19.4% of its arable land showed contamination. The… more »