3rd Shawwal 1435 | Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

History of Medicine in the Islamic Civilization

Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) words, “Your body has rights over you” paved their way to amazing advancement in the medical, pharmaceutical, and health fields.

For early Muslims, knowledge was a treasure they would eagerly seek. Medical science and pharmacy were no exceptions.

Money-lender 'confiscates' man's wife after default

Nizamabad, December 16: A tribal money-lender 'confiscated' the wife of the borrower after the latter failed to repay a loan he had taken.

The money-lender also threatened the borrower, another tribal belonging to the banjara (nomadic) community, that he would sell the woman for Rs 50,000 if he did not cough up the principal amount along with interest immediately.

Attacks on Muslim youths put cops on alert‎

Hyderabad, December 16: The city police are back on alert following attacks on three youths of a particular community by unidentified persons in the last two days.

Intelligence agencies are suspecting mischief behind these attacks, as the modus operandi is similar to that of November incidents in which, activists of Hindu Vahini had reportedly targeted 12 Muslim youths in Hyderabad and Cyberabad.

Iran hides nukes under mosques: Newt’s iffy claim

New Hampshire, December 15: Gingrich made the blind claim at a debate with Jon Huntsman in New Hampshire on Monday.  Here, via Michael Crowley, is the key moment:  “They have huge underground facilities.

Some of the underground facilities are under mosques,” Gingrich said. “Some of them are in cities. The idea that you’re going to wage a bombing campaign that accurately takes out all the Iranian nuclear program I think is a fantasy.”

Raja Singh to Lanch “Shree Ram T.V. Channel” today

Hyderabad, December 15: TDP Corporator of Mangalhat T.Raja Singh is going to launch “Shree Ram Channel” today.

Reliable sources revealed that he has submitted a petition to Shah Inayath Ganj Police seeking permission to conduct inaugural ceremony of the launching of the new T.V. Channel today.

He got some advertisements published in Hindi newspapers in which the slogan “we will remember Gao Maatha and March along with Shree Ram T.V. Channel”.

Look out mortals, God particle is here

Geneva, December 13: Scientists have predicted that sighting of the first strong signs of a particle vital to support Einstein's ideas on the working of the universe will be reported on Tuesday by the CERN physics research centre.

While warning there would be no announcement of a full scientific discovery, they said even confirmation that something like the long-sought Higgs boson had been spotted would point the way to major advances in knowledge of the cosmos.

City MLAs get Rs 144 cr bonanza

Hyderabad, December 13: It's payback time for the Kiran Kumar Reddy government. A day after the Congress government survived the no-trust move, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has given city legislators a kitty of Rs 144 crore to suggest and implement works of their choice in their constituencies.

Incidentally, the express sanction was on the directions of municipal administration minister M Mahidhar Reddy on Wednesday last, a day after the no-trust vote in the Assembly.

Rapist of 7 kids caught by security cameras

Jeddah, December 12: Saudi police finally seized a man who had eluded them for several months by raping seven children and disappearing without trace. The man was hunted by security cameras and was about to get another prey before he was caught.

Police had watched malls and groceries in the western Red Sea port of Jeddah for months after receiving reports from residents and fathers that a stalker has been hunting little boys and raping them in deserted places.

Nizam's Rolls Royce Turns 100

Hyderabad, December 12: This Rolls Royce may not be able to give that 'magic carpet ride' like the recently launched Ghost but it definitely sweeps you off your feet. Endowed with a rich canary yellow body, gold mountings, lights and roof dome finished in silver, this priceless beauty is all set for a centenary next month. Authorities at the Chowmahalla Palace where the Nizam's Rolls Royce is on display in the vintage car shed are now planning to celebrate 100 years of the four-wheeler in a big way.

Gloom engulfs Tableeghi Ijtima as Shahar Qazi passes away‎


Bhopal, December 12: A pall of gloom descended on the 64th "Aalami Tableeghi Ijtima" on the second day on Sunday evening when Bhopal Shahar Qazi Maulana Syed Mohammad Fazil Qasmi passed away following a massive cardiac attack. He was 54. He is survived by his wife and two children. He assumed office in April 2010.

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