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2015: International Year of Light

The Year 2015 is observed as the International Year of Light by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. It was officially launched today at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris, France.

An initiative of UNESCO and a large consortium of scientific bodies including the prestigious 1001 Inventions, the International Year of Light will consist of coordinated activities on national, regional and international levels. Wide range of activities are planned so that people of all ages and all backgrounds can gain an appreciation for the central role of light in life, science and culture, and as a cross-cutting scientific discipline that can advance sustainable development.

Muslim intellectuals and organisations must render their total support to this global programme especially because this is the theme of Prophet Muhammad’s mission: From Darkness To Light. Continue reading

January 19, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The relevance of Dr. Mahathir’s Letter to Barack Obama!

The Open Letter written by Dr. Mahathir Muhammad, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, to Barack Obama, the President of United States of America, on 1st January 2009, is still meaningful. Would Mr. Obama do some introspection?  Continue reading

December 3, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Freedom of Speech and Double Standards!!

Another good article! Read on…..

Embassies are razed, diplomats are lynched, protesters have marched with unbridled aggression from east to west.  The Islamic world and the West once again finds itself at loggerheads arising from two conflicting principles, the right of ‘freedom of speech’ against the right to ‘defend one’s honour’.  What ensues is a repetitive discourse occurs between the two.  Continue reading

September 28, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments