The irreparable loss of Khateeb-e-Akbar

The demise of Professor Mirza Mohammad Athar has left the community saddened. At the age of 79, he was inching towards his valedictory breath in Max Hospital Saket, New Delhi. The 26th of February will be remembered for the irreparable loss to knowledge and man-kind. Thousands of people, students, scholars, including the chief minister of the state Akhilesh Yadav, […]

7 Behaviors Most People Think Are Negative That Are Actually Healthy

The most healthy behavior is simply for you to be authentic. Yet often we avoid our own authentic behaviors thinking they are unhealthy ones. Your own mind and body know what you need. And if you need a reminder why it is important to follow your authentic self, look at these common behaviors which are often […]

Beloved Funny Robin Williams Dead

So pay attention. This matters, as much as #Iraq and #Gaza. Differently, but as much. Do not condemn those who seemed unmoved by Gaza or Iraq but appear to be paralysed by the death of someone they’d never met. You’re on dangerous, holy ground if you’re with them. With all respect to the “#HonoraryJew” and […]

the only man to be born inside the Kaaba!

Sitting in the state of Texas, at an Islamic center which goes by the name “Momin” in Irving, on a day that has always been celebrated in the entirety of my life with great joy. The 13th of Rajab: Some days leave a mark on the coherent account of past, such marks that no events […]

the year 2012

a lot had been written, spoken and predicted for this year, As we step in the future, and bid farewell to twenty twelve, I thought we should introspect, what this year has given us so far? what is it, that we learnt? and what is it, that we lost? First and foremost, if you are […]

tata docomo & it’s stupid policies

I don’t know how more modest could I be, in putting the title to this post. While respecting the contributions of Tata Group in India’s growth and the positive feelings towards the company’s values and purpose and the deference for the entity, forces me to think of just one problem it has. http://www.tata.com/aboutus/articles/inside.aspx?artid=CKdRrD5ZDV4= The core-values […]

the wanderlust logs

It’s the period between late afternoon and night. The daylight is decreasing, and I stumble exhausted to my father’s apartment, into the rent-free room that he has so graciously provided me. Then I flake off all the stuff on me -my wallet, cell phone, the itineraries and pocket full of sketch-notes. The sense of an eventful […]