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Slaughtering the Halal way

Slaughtering the Halal way

The Shar’ee term of Halal slaughtering is Dhakat. Dhakat in Arabic comes from the root idea of making something become good in smell and taste, and making it complete.

SOHOM members extol beautiful  jewellery exhibition at MIA

SOHOM members extol beautiful jewellery exhibition at MIA

The exquisitely beautiful jewellery designs and precious gems and pearls continue to fascinate and attract visitors at the ongoing Set in Stones: Gems and Jewels From Royal Indian Courts exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA).

Running theme

Running theme

If there was commonality among the best books of the year, it could be found in the ebb and flow of institutional erosion followed by fresh voices, writes Christopher Borrelli

Are you ready to get to know yourself better?

Are you ready to get to know yourself better?

It all started in the summer of 2017, while I was taking a training course at Harvard Extension School at United States of America. At the beginning of the course, an assessment was given to each one of us, in which our personality type was revealed.

Just let it go

Just let it go

Over the last couple of years, I have become really good at mastering the art of letting go. I used to want to cling on to certainty, in the same way you try and cling on to a slippery bar of soap when you are in the bathtub.

Your mental well-being doesn’t take breaks

Your mental well-being doesn’t take breaks

A few weeks ago I was invited to give a TEDx talk. You’re probably picturing me give this talk in the conventional ‘confident speaker’ stance. What you’re not picturing is the way I woke up the next day. I had a heavy feeling over my chest.

What’s missing in miscommunication?

What’s missing in miscommunication?

Communication is one of the most important means of life, and being able to successfully communicate with others and yourself is one of the most important keys to living a happy and healthy life. First, let’s explore ourselves and try to understand the way we individually communicate.

Not your milk to be consumed

Not your milk to be consumed

As a vegan entrepreneur, I’m frequently asked questions about my food choices by people who still eat animals. Whether they’re fascinated, unsure, or simply want to know more about the benefits of going vegan, I’m always willing to engage in the conversation.

Thrillingly set in historic times,  Arabic novel gets Urdu translation

Thrillingly set in historic times, Arabic novel gets Urdu translation

Ma-ul-Ward, an Arabic novel written by a Qatari writer Dr Noora Mohammed Faraj al-Khanji, has been translated in Urdu by Obaid Tahir under the title of Zard Mosam Ke Ghulab, writes Mudassir Raja

Breaking ice on ice

Breaking ice on ice

At stake is the ability to more accurately predict planetary warming from greenhouse gas emissions, writes Joshua Emerson Smith

Making food accessible, convenient and a click away

Making food accessible, convenient and a click away

Francisco De’ Sousa, Managing Director Talabat, has a word of advice for young entrepreneurs trying to make it big. By Mudassir Raja

“Women have shown how  much they are capable of” — Natalia Vodianova, trailblazing supermodel

“Women have shown how much they are capable of” — Natalia Vodianova, trailblazing supermodel

Natalia Vodianova, a trailblazing supermodel, and a 71-time Vogue cover girl, has been one of the most successful fashion figures of all time.

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