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He is a physician practicing in Upstate New York. He joined Ahmadiyya Muslim Community during his medical school. He is the Chief Editor of the Muslim Times, an international blog to foster Universal brotherhood. He is also the Chief Editor of the monthly, Alislam eGazette that has a subscription of more than 40,000. He has authored more than 400 articles about ’Religion & Science,’ Islam and Christianity. Follow @ZiahShah1

eDigest: French President Francois Hollande and Prince Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia opened a Haj exhibition in Paris

Epigraph: And remember the time when We assigned to Abraham (1800 BC), the site of the House and said, ‘Associate not anything with Me, and keep My House clean for those…

Alcohol blamed for thousands of new cancer cases annually in Ontario

Epigraph: They ask thee concerning wine and the game of hazard. Say: ‘In both there is great sin and also some advantages for men; but their sin is greater than…

A challenge for Dawkins: Where did carbon come from?

Epigraph: Whatever is in the heavens and the earth glorifies Allah; and He is the Mighty, the Wise. (Al Quran 57:2) Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor…

Sri Lanka to deport Buddha tattoo British woman

Continue reading the main story in BBC Related Stories Tourist ‘upset’ at Buddha tattoo row Sri Lanka bars Buddha tattoo Briton Tourists guilty for Buddha photos A British tourist is…

Does Sigmund Freud still matter?

Source: BBC By Jane Ciabattari: A a journalist and book critic based in New York and California who is the author of the short story collection Stealing the Fire. Freudian slips.…

Supreme Court case could change how you watch TV

Source: CNN Money A two-year-long legal battle between the country’s biggest broadcasters and a startup called Aereo is about to culminate at the U.S. Supreme Court. The court’s decision, expected sometime…

Simplicity is a Virtue: 84 Square Feet House

Epigraph: Know that the life of this world is only a sport and a pastime, and an adornment, and a source of boasting among yourselves, and of rivalry in multiplying riches and children. This life…

The pagan roots of Easter

Source: The Guardian From Ishtar to Eostre, the roots of the resurrection story go deep. We should embrace the pagan symbolism of Easter By Heather McDougall, theguardian.com, Saturday 3 April 2010 09.00…

Singapore Airshow: Can China dominate aircraft manufacturing?

Continue reading the main story in BBC Aerospace and Defence Boeing gets $4.6bn China plane order Australia: Second airport for Sydney Easyjet pledges 2,500 jobs at Luton Boeing 787 design…

Nutrition and Health for South Asians: Prevention is Better than Cure

Book written by Suhail A. Khan Introduction of the Book The quality of life begins with the quality of the foods that sustains it. Health includes not merely the absence…

A New Muslim Renaissance is Here

Source: The Time Magazine By Rabia Chaudry, who is an attorney and the founder and president of the Safe Nation Collaborative. History is witness to a time past when the Islamic…

eDigest: Why Blasphemy Laws Are Actually Anti-Islamic

Epigraph: And if you are in doubt as to what We have sent down to Our servant (Muhammad), then produce a Chapter like it, and call upon your helpers beside…

From ‘goof’ to maths genius thanks to a blow to the head

Source: The Telegraph By Rosa Prince, New York Jason Padgett is one of the world’s few ‘sudden savants’ – able to draw elaborate geometric fractals following a brain injury which changed his…

David Cameron risks ‘alienation’, public figures claim

The prime minister has said Britain needs to be “more confident” about its Christian faith Continue reading the main story in BBC Related Stories PM: Be confident about Christianity Cameron…

Dr Ifthikar Ayaz: Interview by, Sunday Times – Sri Lanka

Malala: A Role Model for Young Girls

By Haadia from Lahore Tuesday 9th of October 2012, an ordinary day, at least for me. But the life of a girl from Swat was dangling in the midway of…

eDigest: Did Jesus rise in a physical body or a spiritual one?

Epigraph: And their saying, ‘We did kill the Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, the Messenger of Allah;’ whereas they slew him not, nor crucified him, but he was made to…

7 things Pope Francis wants you to know about Jesus’ Ascension

Source: National Catholic Register By Jimmy Akin, published in May, 2013 Whether your diocese celebrates the Ascension of Christ on Thursday or Sunday, the time is upon us. Recently, Pope…

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