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Dr. Falak Naz Rahman: is a Pediatrician and Masters in Public Health from University of Texas at Houston, USA, and has a work experience of more than 25 years in the field of clinical and community development work. Accepted Ahmadiyyat in 1993 by sheer grace and blessings of Allah. Worked as a senior faculty in Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan and also in various National and International NGOs such as SCF (UK), Options (UK), UNICEF, ADB funded projects, NRSP and many others.

My brother wanted to be a jihadi – and society is creating many more like him

theguardian: by Robb Leech — Extremism of any kind is a symptom of an unhealthy society and, in order to eradicate it, we should look to treat its cause tremism…

Science, Religion and the Assumptions We Make

Huff Post: Br. Guy Consolmagno SJ — One of the great advantages of being a Jesuit astronomer at the Vatican Observatory is that, since we are supported by the Church,…

High in Pakistan’s mountains, women break taboos

Dawn.com — A student from the Shimshal Mountaineering School uses ice axes to climb a slope on a glacier near the Shimshal village in the northern Hunza valley. –– AFP…

Poverty and class: the latest themes to enter the US banned-books debate

theguardian: by Mary O’Hara — Young readers in Florida enjoy the freedom to choose their library books, but campaigners are attempting to restrict content that deals with the challenges of…

Israel to vote on partitioning Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslims and Jews

Middle East Monitor — It is important to note that both Rabbinical and Israeli law currently bans Jews from prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque because of the sanctity of the site…

Why the first mission to Mars should only have female astronauts

National Post: by Kate greene Slate — Courtesy of Sian ProctorAuthor Kate Greene seen during the fake mission to Mars. In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a…

Burka segregation in Parliament reversed by Speaker Bronwyn Bishop

abc.net: by Emma Griffiths — PHOTO Senate President Stephen Parry faced a grilling during a committee hearing this morning.   A move to force Muslim women who cover their faces…

Neither a Burqa nor a Bikini

Source: The Huffington Post By Zehra Mehdi-Barlas, Media Relations Manager, Communications Specialist and certified news-junkie   Yes, I was fortunate enough to be born in a country and into a family…

Na’ima B Robert: Where are all the Muslim characters in children’s fiction?

theguardian: by Na’ima Robert — The history of Islam has impacted the history of our world in more ways than you can imagine – here Na’ima B Robert suggests some…

Bashing Macaulay- by Yasser Latif Hamdani

Daily Times: by Yasser Latif Hamdani — When the English were building courtrooms, hospitals, mental asylums, schools and universities, rulers in the subcontinent of India were busy building mausoleums, gardens…

The Reason You Can’t Always Hear the Moderate Muslim Voices

Huff Post: by Atiya Abawi — Every day I hear and see the calls for moderate Muslims to speak out and stand up to extremism. And moderate Muslims should and…

Together we can conquer hatred

Source: The Guardian By Michael Haines and Barbara Henning, October 17, 2014 Tomorrow afternoon a memorial service will be held for David Haines, one of the three Britons kidnapped by…

Japanese cuisine under attack from Western food; chefs fight back with school programs

abc.net.au: by Mathew Carney — Japan has already seen steep increases in diet-related diseases such as diabetes. “People take in too much fat with Western foods and get diseases,” Dr Eguchi…

Most Muslim Americans See No Justification for Violence

Gallup.com: by Nicole Naurath — Muslims Americans more likely than other faith groups to reject attacks on civilians ABU DHABI — Muslim Americans are the staunchest opponents of military attacks on…

Muslim women say the ‘ban the burqa’ debate is inspiring positive conversation in Adelaide

Adelaidenow.com: by Amy Moran — Kathryn Jones, of Park Holme, with son Bilal, 4, says the recent controversy over the proposed burqa ban in Parliament House has made Muslim women…

Top Japanese General on ISIS: ‘Terrorism Is Never Tolerated’

FP.com: by John Hudson — SHARE + Japan isn’t the first country that comes to mind when discussing the growing phenomenon of foreign fighters flocking to Syria to join the…

How to keep your brain healthy

theguardian: by Ann Robinson —  A brain ready for dissection. Photograph: Graeme Robertson/Guardian   Neuroscience research got a huge boost last week with news of Professor John O’Keefe’s Nobel prize for work…

Why play is important to us all

theguardian: by Lauren Laverne — Life is a serious business. But new research shows that the way to get the most out of it is to be more playful. So…

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