Israel Rejects ICC Investigation: What Are the Possible Future Scenarios?

Israel Rejects ICC Investigation: What Are the Possible Future Scenarios?

The Israeli government’s position regarding an impending investigation by the International Criminal Court of alleged war crimes committed in occupied Palestine has been finally declared by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “It will be made clear that Israel is a country with rule of law that knows how to investigate itself,” Netanyahu said in a […]

Functional Foods: Innovative products in dairy industry

Functional Foods: Innovative products in dairy industry

Product development is an important aspect when it comes to growth of food industry. Certain products, however, have almost remained unchanged for several decades. I can quote ‘n’ number of such categories of foods, like pasteurised milk, table-butter, numerous varieties of cheese, skimmed milk powder, etc. However, there are several ‘newly developed foods’ such as […]

Researchers develop model to indicate accumulation of microplastics in human body

Researchers develop model to indicate accumulation of microplastics in human body

In addition to possibly causing tissue damage and inflammation, microplastics could be a source of carcinogens and other harmful compounds that leach from plastic into the body. Every day, people are exposed to microplastics from food, water, beverages and air. But it’s unclear just how many of these particles accumulate in the human body, and […]

Nature’s spring cuisine gift: Dandelion

Nature’s spring cuisine gift: Dandelion

Dandelion is a flowering plant and a weed that grows in many parts of the world. Its greens have been often used in Kashmir as a cuisine particularly for lactating mothers in olden times. According to some ethanobotanists, the use of dandelion in medicine comes from the 10th century by Arab physicians. It is known […]

The Clandestine War on Africa: France’s Endgame in Mali

The Clandestine War on Africa: France’s Endgame in Mali

In a recent report, the United Nations Mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA, concluded that, on January 3, French warplanes had struck a crowd attending a wedding in the remote village of Bounti, killing 22 of the guests. According to the findings, based on a thorough investigation and interviews with hundreds of eyewitnesses, 19 of […]

Parkinson ’s disease is treatable with Advanced Deep Brain Stimulation Technique

Parkinson ’s disease is treatable with Advanced Deep Brain Stimulation Technique

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects the body movement. It has a gradual progression and usually starts with no symptoms or barely noticeable ones in either hand. Usually tremor in hands may be enough to justify the prevalence of Parkinson’s but it can also be accompanied by stiffness or […]

May this Ramadan not just pass us by

May this Ramadan not just pass us by

When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of hell are closed and the devils are chained.” (Bukhari) Ramadan is a month of forgiveness, a month of blessings, a month of rewards. We welcome this month with open arms. This month is not just about fasting but far […]

Let’s forgive others so that we ourselves can be forgiven

Let’s forgive others so that we ourselves can be forgiven

Let’s try to forgive everyone who has wronged us so that we can ourselves be forgiven in this blessed month of mercy and forgiveness bestowed upon humanity by Allah. Ramadan is meant to be a time of spiritual discipline of deep contemplation of one’s relationship with Allah. One must understand its real essence, which is […]

Compassion, generosity, faith: The Pillars of Ramadan

Compassion, generosity, faith: The Pillars of Ramadan

Ramadan is a time for sacrifice and renunciation as well as a period of reflection and spiritual growth. Muslims abstain not only from food and drink but also from immoral acts and anger. Other acts of worship such as prayer, reading the Quran, and charity are encouraged during the holy month. According to the teachings […]

A month when we act like humans, not beasts

A month when we act like humans, not beasts

Ample is being written and published, and enough is being said through pulpits about the importance of Ramadan. Some say it is the month of blessings, but to be honest with you, what made me write about this holy month is that it is the only month in the entire year in which we truly […]

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