(Late) Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

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November 16, 2013 was a special date for the Indian cricket star, Sachin Tendulkar. It marked the end of a...

A great future is awaiting you

A great future is awaiting you

Hargobind Khorana (1922 – 2011), born in Raipur in West Punjab, was an Indian-American biochemist. He earned his B.Sc. and...

From failure to success

From failure to success

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 – 1948) was born in Gujarat and after completing his early education there, he went to...

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Failure is not the last word in life

Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882-1962) was a highly respected physician and a renowned freedom fighter. After Independence he was elected the...

More than legal rights

More than legal rights

Satyendra Nath Bose (1894–1974), the renowned Indian physicist specializing in mathematical physics, was best known in the early 1920s for his work on...

But it is very difficult

But it is very difficult

I once happened to meet a young employee of a multinational company, who complained that his boss promoted other employees,...

How to build a better society

How to build a better society

We are living in a world of corruption. This is a distressing state of affairs, and there are few who...

The ant culture

The ant culture

Any ant, coming upon a heap of sugar and a heap of salt, would take the sugar and ignore the...

It requires consolidation before expansion

It requires consolidation before expansion

A tree is a unique phenomenon of nature. Its roots go deep into the soil and its trunk rises up...

The mind boggling universe

The mind boggling universe

According to a report published by Time on February 26, 2015 titled, “Scientists Find a Black Hole 12 Billion Times...

The existence of God

The existence of God

The existence of God is a subject that has remained the prime concern of scholars in every age. When a...

Fighting despair

Fighting despair

A few years ago, a group of passengers who were waiting at a railway station were horrified to see a...

The true discovery of God

The true discovery of God

Most of the stars in the heavens are both larger and more radiant than the sun and have been shining...

A greater significance

A greater significance

The ascendancy which the natural sciences have assumed over other branches of learning is due more to their applications than...

Unique in vastness of universe

Unique in vastness of universe

If our gaze could encompass the entire universe, we would feel amazed and awed at the vastness of its expanse,...

Prayer in the true sense

Prayer in the true sense

What does it mean to offer up a prayer? It means to give serious thought to our lives being scrutinized...

Appearance and reality

Appearance and reality

Appearance veils reality. In this world, man is put to the test of recognizing appearance for what it is and...

Patience and Piety: Part 2

Patience and Piety: Part 2

Believers are fortunate in having the assurances of the Quran that so long as they are guided by the tenets...

Patience and piety: Part I

Patience and piety: Part I

Of all the innumerable people who inhabit this world besides us, there are few who are not trying to achieve...

Bringing order out of chaos

Bringing order out of chaos

The world of nature is a world of order. How different is the world of man, where human affairs so...

Divinity Inborn

Divinity Inborn

One of the most prominent atheists of our times, the British philosopher Bertrand Russell, has published a number of books...

Serendipity

Serendipity

Horace Walpole (1717-1797) the renowned Englishman of let¬ters, once finding himself at a loss for an exact expression for the...

A pointless exercise

A pointless exercise

How often have we heard people say things like, “If only we had thought of this before,” or “If only...

Opening the closed doors of the universe

Opening the closed doors of the universe

There are several verses in the Quran that explain how everything in the universe is constantly engaged in praise and...