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Posts Tagged ‘Ramadan’

Hum Rehman tak pohnchna chahty hain Abdul Rehman ko chor k

By Sobia Raja • Jul 20th, 2012 • Category: Politics, Worth A Second Look

Ramadan in Pakistan, a Month of Blessings or Profit Earning??
Holy month of Ramadan is coming with all its blessings and beauties, the only month in which we can see mosques full of praying people,  adds much beauty in this. Everywhere in the world Muslim welcome this holy month and try to do good deeds, [...]

Eid Mubarak From TPS

By Mohammad Yusha • Aug 31st, 2011 • Category: Politics, Worth A Second Look

Eid ul-Fitr is one of the two festivals that is a day of celebration for Muslims all over the world (the other being Eid al-Adha). Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of Shawwaal, which is the 10th month of the Islamic calendar.
It is not a day of joy because Ramadan is over, but [...]

Ramadan Special

By Nisar Khattak • Aug 24th, 2011 • Category: Features

Let us recall the vision of Allama Iqbal, serving a warning that fate of a nation would remain unchanged unless the people themselves secure it. A lot many examples of the thesis can be cited across the globe and in annals of history. However, a way forward may be found in a country where people [...]

Change Pakistan this Ramadan

By Mohammad Yusha • Aug 16th, 2011 • Category: Politics, Worth A Second Look

We are in the middle of the Holy month of Ramadan. This is the month of mercy, where Allah SWT showers his blessings, accepts duas, and where a nafil is rewarded as a farz, and a farz is rewarded 70 times. Ramadan has such blessings and rewards that the Sahabah used to wish that the [...]

Black Magic in Ramadan

By Mohammad Yusha • Jun 15th, 2011 • Category: Mystic Matters

Black magic is just as possible in Ramadan as it is outside of Ramadan. Some people think that because devils are chained in Ramadan, black magic cannot take place. First off, not all devils are chained. Secondly, not all black magic is done using devils.
It is real naivety that people believe black magic cannot be [...]

Olpers and Ramadan

By Rai Azlan • Aug 29th, 2010 • Category: Misc

Olpers is a brand that has made its place since 2005. I still remember that sound of milk being poured in a pot to make “doodh pati”. I am not a tea person at all but still that ad had created a buzz on me that I can recall. The reason for writing this post [...]

Ramadan Kareem

By Mohammad Yusha • Aug 7th, 2010 • Category: Misc

Every year before the beginning of Ramadan, moon sighting turns into moon fighting. We should remember that above all, the spirit of brotherhood is most important.
Ramadan is a holy month where one good deed is rewarded 70 times. One nafl is rewarded as a sunnah and one sunnah as a farz. The month of [...]

Eid Day- When Allah Blessings are Bountiful

By A Khokar • Sep 21st, 2009 • Category: Features

Eid-ul-Fitr is linked with the Holy month of Ramadan. It signifies the end of the month of fasting and is celebrated on the first day of the Lunar month- Shawwal on Muslim Calendar.
Eid-ul-Fitr is a unique festival held in the Muslim world. This festival has no connection with any historical event nor is it related [...]

Pakistan food stampede kills atleast 20

By Bilal Sulehri • Sep 15th, 2009 • Category: Politics

I cant understand what has happened to our country. People are losing lives to get food! It should not happen in Pakistan, its not an African country hit by years of famine and civil-war!
At least 20 women and children have been killed in a stampede to get free flour in Karachi, dozens more were injured [...]

What a Devil We Are !

By Taufeeq Butt • Aug 30th, 2009 • Category: Features