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The Islamic New Year and the Significance of Muharram

By Hafiz Abdullah Muhammad LLB (Hons), PGCE, MA Use of the Lunar Calendar The Islamic Calendar is based on the Lunar Calendar consisting of 354-355 days annually and is 10-11 days shorter than the western Solar Calendar. The Lunar month is based on the time it takes the moon to complete a single orbit around the earth and it is ...

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Islamism and Jihadism did not start in 9/11

By Piya Mayenin Last week,  a young Briton, Mohammed Syeedy aged 21 , born in Rochdale and a former Manchester United steward was jailed for helping to kill (in an Islamic state inspired muder)  Jalal Uddin, a well respected Imam  and jailed for a minimum of 24 year. The other guy, the murderer, Kadir,  aged 24 and a former John ...

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TIGER’S CRICKET FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT

  Rayhan Ahmed Topader  Special bowler Mustafizur now holds the world record of taking most wickets in the first two matches of an ODI career.Interestingly,before him,the most a subcontinent bowler had taken in his first two matches were seven.His quick arm action and the fact that there is no change in arm speed while bowling the slower one make it ...

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Niqab

By Fatema Miah This topic about a piece of face masking veil material has become very contradictory topic of not only politics, it is also turned into a debate Issue, and a cause of concern in every community. Niqab is an Arabic word means disguise, Niqab here is commonly known as a piece of Islamic/Muslim women’s face covering garment, a ...

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Hajj Awareness Seminar 2016 Launches

    Dr. Mozammel Haque Hajj is an obligatory duty in a lifetime for every capable, both physically and financially to perform Hajj in a lifetime. It is one of the five pillars of Islam. As it is an obligatory duty, it is essential that every Muslim who is planning to go for Hajj is to make himself abreast about ...

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PLAIN TRUTH

    Based on Interview Revolutionary Changes in Holy Sites & Hajj Facilities Since 1976 for Pilgrims’ Safety and Security   Dr. Mozammel Haque   I got the opportunity to perform Hajj last year in 2015 on behalf of my wife. I am grateful to Mr. Abdul Rahman Aneezi, the then head of the Islamic Affairs of the Saudi Embassy ...

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Psychology and individuals’ denial.

By Fatema Miah I feel compelled to touch on Psychology to express some individuals’ bias attitudes. I studied psychology. Through observation I gather that Asian people are absolutely worse psychological disordered beings. As we are aware of from the basic knowledge and understanding of psychology that there are different effects and output of psychological factors. People are totally denials of ...

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Granada And The Moorish Triangle

  By  Sabera Ahsan History Granada was the last Moorish stronghold in the 15th Century and not only was it one of the most multicultural cities in Spain, but it was also a hub of art, culture, science, agriculture where Muslims, Christians, and Jews lived in relative harmony for centuries.   It’s also the home to the sumptuous Alhambra Palace which translates in ...

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Time for Hajj again 2016

By Fatema Mia It is time for Hajj again (Alhamdulillah) Praise to Lord the Creator. As we are aware of Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam, an obligatory performance for the Wealthy and Well Healthy Muslims to intend and to take on a journey to Holy city of Makkah (and visiting the Holy Shrine of Prophet peace ...

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My Bangabandhu, and yours

  On that final morning my mother prepared a cup of tea for me, worried why I did not want any breakfast. How could I? My thoughts were with the celebrations that were about to commence at Dhaka University, of which I was yet to be a student. But Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would be there at the convocation, and ...

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