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Ramadhan – The Month of The Quran

Jul 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Religion

  “The month of Ramadhan is the month in which the Quran was revealed; a guide for the people, the most authoritative of all guidance and a criteria to discern right from wrong”. (Al Baqarah:185) As Muslims around the world celebrate the arrival of Ramadhan – the month of compassion, reflection and forgiveness – they […]

The Quranic Concept of Truth and Journalism

Apr 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan, Religion

“We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.” (Daniel J Boorstin) This article could have begun with an example of Yellow Journalism. A sensational headline bound to attract, opening lines to chill the spine, spicy factoids sugarcoated as facts, an agenda to […]

Of M-Theories, God Particles and Multiverses

May 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Religion, World

“There is a probably apocryphal story, that when Laplace was asked by Napoleon, how God fitted into this system, he replied, ‘Sire, I have not needed that hypothesis.”-Stephen Hawking: Does God Play Dice? There is a new Church and a new Clergy: Modern Science and Scientists. They may not chant incantations in Latin no one […]

Change, do we really want it?

Feb 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest

A friend of mine tasked me to list all the problems facing Pakistan or Pakistanis. I thought it would be a piece of cake, albeit, an exhaustive list of never ending predicaments we are facing. The ‘z’s came prior to the ‘a’s in my mind as I brainstormed (rather, as a multitude of issues stormed […]