Interfaith Dialogue and Harmony

By: M Rashid Tabassum In today’s era, the ratio of anxiety, hatred, and depression is being increased in various societies. The global crisis is badly affecting the world religiously, socially, politically and economically. In the same circumstances, the need for dialogue among different religions and cultures is being felt seriously. Each religion has some traditions which provide values in human ... Read More »

The Wisdom of Sage Luqman

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم اَلْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِيْن،وَالصَّلاۃ وَالسَّلامُ عَلَی النَّبِیِّ الْکَرِيم وَعَلیٰ آله وَاَصْحَابه اَجْمَعِيْن۔ Mohammad Najeeb Qasmi We are familiar with the name of Luqman (RA) since our childhood because Allah has revealed a Surah in the Quran which is tagged after him which shall continue to be recited till the end of the word, God willing. But ... Read More »

The 2nd Caliph

Written By M Rashid Tabassum Hazrat Umar (R.A) was born in 583. His patronymic was Abu Hafs. His personality was well respected in the time of ignorance. He grazed camels in his youth and got command of the military profession. He also acquired rank in horse-riding and wrestling. He was one of the few educated persons in the entire Quresh ... Read More »

Laylatul Qadr … Night of Honour and Dignity

Written by M Rashid Tabassum Laylatul Qadr is the blessed night in which Quran revealed. It is the night of honour and dignity which is better than thousand months. It is the night of peace and safety in which message of peace and security is sent down for whole world. Allah says in Quran: “Verily! We have sent it (this ... Read More »

Youm e Takbeer

Written by: Muhammad Rashid Tabassum The day of 28 May, Pakistan conducted five successful nuclear tests 18 years ago. Youm e Takbeer is celebrated on 28th of May in whole country. Pakistan became 1st in the Islamic world and 7th country in the world which has nuclear assets. Before it, America, China, Russia, Britain, France and India were bearer of ... Read More »

Ramadan ul Mubarak – A spring season of virtues

Written by Muhammad Rashid Tabassum Ramadan is 9th month of Islamic Calendar. It is the best month in the year. It is the month of fasting which is the 4th pillar of Islam. Muslims observe fast during the whole month of Ramadan. It begins with the first night of Lunar Calendar. Ramadan is as like guest which comes once in ... Read More »

Empowering Women’s Pen: Young women writers forum

By: Maemuna Sadaf Writers are think tanks of any society. They pin down the flaws of society and give a thought to rectify them. They can create massive change in the society through creating a change in the mindset of masses. Readers of fiction can have lessons for the whole life time. On the other hand, writing fiction and poetry ... Read More »

Kashmir’s “Newton & Topper”

Written by Ilyas Hamid “People call him Newton. Hadyou named him Newton yourself?” A journalist asked the question to a Kashmiri old man about his son.“No we did not named him Newton, we call him Is’haaq (Isaac) that was his real name. People outside home his teachers’classfellows and friends call him Newton due to his sharpness and intellect. Old man ... Read More »

Reason behind Partition

Hanzla Ammad What makes a nation? This is the question which was raised and sparked a big debate in the Subcontinent in the first half of the 20th century. Although the discussion was not among the public, the decision makers of public were arguing for this. According to a great number of thinkers from the Subcontinent of that time, a ... Read More »

Unprovoked Indian Firing on LoC

By: Saima On 23rd of November 2016, Indian army targeted a passenger bus near Lawat kanari Bara, 100 kilometers away from Muzaffarabad. 8 passengers were martyred and 9 others were injured. Indian forces also fired on an ambulance which went to evacuate the victims. This is not only the one incident, Indian forces resort to unprovoked firing across the Line ... Read More »