Using the word ‘Holy’ for Quran and Prophet

Sunday, September 30, 2012
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A reader had raised the objection on the use of the word of ‘Holy’ in relation to the Quran or the prophet of Islam (pbuh). In its reply…

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An Engineer Remembers Dr. Abdus Salam

Saturday, September 29, 2012
Dr. Abdus Salam

In May 1940 the Punjabmatriculation examination results were announced. The head master of Qadian high school was holding the paper that listed names of all the (Grade 10)…

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Some Scientific Instruments During the Ottoman Sultanate

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Taqi al-Din Muhammad ibn Ma’ruf al-Shami al-Asadi (1526–1585) was a renowned Turkish polymath: a scientist, astronomer, engineer, and inventor. He authored more than 90 books on a wide…

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Learning in Ottoman Sultanate

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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The first Ottoman madrasa was established in 1331 in Iznik (Nicaea) by second Ottoman Sultan Orhan Bey (1324-60). Men of learning and statesmen, members of Sultan’s family, continued…

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Introduction to Ottoman Sultanate

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Ottoman Sultanate was centered in present day Turkey, extending its influence into south-eastern Europe as well as the Middle East. It lasted from 1299-1923, succeeded by Republic of…

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