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Changing Western Misperceptions about Islam and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

By Sidrah Zaheer • Oct 2nd, 2012 • Category: Lead Story

Islam is one of the most discussed religious ideologies in recent times. The interest in its teachings has been increasing. For those who are unfamiliar with Islamic countries, there is an ambiguity that exists about Islam’s actual message as taught by its Last Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Due to this, people create their [...]



Social Media has Gained Tremendous Importance in a Changing World

By Sidrah Zaheer • Jun 1st, 2012 • Category: Technology

Social media has many forms such as weblogs, vlogs, social networks, internet forums, podcasts, etc. In this post-modern age, social media has become one of the most basic and essential communication tools for an advance community. It provides social interaction in a fast paced and accessible manner which adds fun to man’s social connectivity. Social [...]



More Mobiles Exist Than Humans on Earth in 2012, a Report Reveals

By Sidrah Zaheer • Feb 21st, 2012 • Category: Technology

Already there are more gadgets than there are humans in the world. It is a general belief that gadget companies always end up manufacturing more products than they could sell in that year and more than they would be needed. This has now become a fact in case of mobile devices as according to network [...]



Trying to Clean the Space to Create Space without Mess

By Sidrah Zaheer • Feb 17th, 2012 • Category: Technology

Whatever goes out into space and leaves a connection with a spacecraft remains in space. Over the years, man has thrown his unwanted material into space and this has resulted into a clutter which has gotten dangerous, not only for the astronomical bodies, but for the planet earth too. Because often a times, they strike [...]



Indian Children Suffer: Where is India Shining?

By Sidrah Zaheer • Jan 1st, 2012 • Category: Politics, Worth A Second Look

India has almost one third of the global underweight and stunted children under the age of 5. This fact also translates into the reality that a child under 5 is almost twice as likely to be chronically underweight in India as in sub-Saharan Africa. According to UNICEF, about 47 per cent of the Indian children [...]



Lacking Reflective Perspective

By Sidrah Zaheer • Nov 19th, 2011 • Category: Features

For those people who hasten their latest car collection pompously on the roads, is it really necessary for such people who tend to have more than they actually will ever need use the roads in the same way as they live their lives? Do they really have to cover up more area and time than [...]